In The Weeds

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This Glossy Ibis is a lifer for me. If you’ve ever wondered why it has that long de-curved bill-well the photo below illustrates here’s one reason–a reason why I almost didn’t see the bird. The bill looks just like the curved grasses!:

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Marine Park Salt Marsh

Brooklyn, New York

Hee’s Over Here

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This Eastern Towhee was a lifer for me. Though about the size of a large sparrow, it’s not easy to see in the brush–however you can’t miss its call of Tow-HEE; hee-hee-hee-hee-hee-hee-hee.

Prospect Park,

Brooklyn, New York