October 31 2009

Grackles of the Park


Old Yellow Eye

grackle2.jpg They are really intelligent birds, you can see it in their eye.  I watched one in a store parking lot, jump up on the grill of a parked truck to eat all the insects accumulated on it.  Then it went to the next car and did the same.  That’s a learned behavior.

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2 Responses to “Grackles of the Park”

  1. Charles says:

    pretty bird kinda reminds me of a crow.Bob ppsstt it’s given you the yellow evil eye as to say were’s my food at on the feeder ?

  2. Z from Chicago says:

    Nice! Very regal and dramatic.

    Charles: Grackles are smaller and leaner than crows, with longer tails. But you probably knew that already.

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