American Crow-feeds on insects, fruits,mammals,fish,carrion & will go to feeders. Even though they feed on roadkill, they are very rarely hit by cars. Very similar to the Common Raven. Can live up to 20 years.

Common Grackle-feeds on insects,seeds and fruits. Likes to nest in colonies up to 75 pairs. Travels in large flocks with other black birds. Name comes from the Latin meaning “to cough” due to their loud raspy call. (Graculus)

Canon EOS 5D MarkII 1/400 6.3 500 ISO


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Inspired by the world around me, I am sent out to capture moments in time, that I hope can find another’s soul, the way it has captured mine! Karol Livote

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  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeabout 2 years ago

    Great capture Karol !

  • Glad you like it…thanks for taking the time to view & comment, Renee!

    – Karol Livote

  • John44
    John44about 2 years ago

    Good action
    Triumph to the Canon 5D

  • Thanks so much, John!

    – Karol Livote

  • canonman99
    canonman99about 2 years ago

    wonder what music the’re dancing too?

  • Mee too! :>) Many thanks!

    – Karol Livote

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