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Northern Mockingbird, Great-tailed Grackle
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos polyglottos) trying to chase off a male Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus prosopidicola). It was not successful (lol).
Habitat
Post Oak Savannah vegetation area. Open manicured park and ball fields with some planted trees at ca. 88 m (290 ft) elevation.
Location
Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
May 2024
Scientific name
Mimus polyglottos, Quiscalus mexicanus
Equipment used
Canon
Grackles look like crows but they aren´t. Excellent behavioural capture of these two species.
 
Look like this 'mocker' has met his / her match. Another one of your wonderful action photos, Stanley.

Sublime shot!
 
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Oh my!!! That's a wonderful double Stanley. Such super poses from both of them too.

A fabulous picture my friend - very well done.
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
168
Comment count
11

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
176.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1600 second(s)
ISO
500
Filename
Northern Mockingbird telling the Great-tailed Grackle to move on, Veternas Park, College Stati...jpg
File size
2.8 MB
Date taken
Sun, 19 May 2024 2:19 PM
Dimensions
1920px x 710px

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