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I-Dance-Before-Gorging
JulietNN


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Challenge: In the Spirit of Charles Addams (Standard Editing*)
Collection: Challenges Entered
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Tamron 16-300mm Di II VC PZD MACRO w/Canon Nikon mount
Date: Oct 30, 2018
Date Uploaded: Oct 30, 2018

Well, can not believe this is not a brown. This is the end of a 300mm, totally soft and the Grackles where having a ball catching butterfly's. They do not go fishing, ever, so this was a real find. I had no idea if this would fit with the challenge, I thought it may, but ...., so took a risk! IF nothing else, you get a see a bird, that does not fish for it's food and surprised all the bird watchers I showed.
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Place: 16 out of 22
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Votes: 40
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11/09/2018 12:51:17 PM
This is still not "fishing" really ... looks more like scavenging, or being opportunistic as the fish is clearly high and dry in the mud. Still a very interesting capture and sheds some light on the habits of Grackles perhaps not documented before. Heck - you could be famous! :-)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/08/2018 10:31:47 PM
Cool shot.
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11/02/2018 05:27:44 AM
What a capture!
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