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Ruffled

Ruffled

Woot-Friday!!  It’s quittin’ time!

Woot-Friday!!  It’s quittin’ time!

Oropendola leaving his giant nest! (You should really click this one to see it larger)

Oropendola leaving his giant nest! (You should really click this one to see it larger)

Mallard flight

Mallard flight

The superb starling is really quite, well, superb. (Except for that “evil” eye…)

The superb starling is really quite, well, superb. (Except for that “evil” eye…)

This is for my very dear friend who is saying goodbye to her Mom today. She is soaring around up there now Di and will live on in the hearts she left behind. xo

This is for my very dear friend who is saying goodbye to her Mom today. She is soaring around up there now Di and will live on in the hearts she left behind. xo

A crazy moment shooting a stellar jay…one minute he was munching on berries and hopping around, the next minute it just flattened itself on the ground and spread out wings and tail. Gorgeous. I think this might have been to warm itself as it was quite specific about lying in the sun. Bird friends, can you confirm this behavior?

A crazy moment shooting a stellar jay…one minute he was munching on berries and hopping around, the next minute it just flattened itself on the ground and spread out wings and tail. Gorgeous. I think this might have been to warm itself as it was quite specific about lying in the sun. Bird friends, can you confirm this behavior?

Glorious mot-mot.

Glorious mot-mot.

What parrots are thinking… Who the !&%# is Polly?

What parrots are thinking… Who the !&%# is Polly?

Green heron with Sunday morning post-coital hairdoo!

Green heron with Sunday morning post-coital hairdoo!

I believe this is a Cherrie’s taranger, taken in Costa Rica-but by all means tumblr and twitter bird-brains please set me straight! :-)

I believe this is a Cherrie’s taranger, taken in Costa Rica-but by all means tumblr and twitter bird-brains please set me straight! :-)

Red-eyed vireo leaning in.

Red-eyed vireo leaning in.