Monday, June 22, 2009

Blue Monday #39: "Birds In The Back Yard IV"


"Black & Blue"
Raleigh, NC - February 2009 (Click to embiggen)


I don't ever remember seeing any solid black birds around my house other than crows before, but this is no crow. He doesn't look much like one, and he certainly didn't sound like one. So I don't know what he is. Maybe one of our orinthologically enlightened brethren will stop by and tell us. Whatever he is, he photographs well against a blue sky!Violence Unsilenced
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17 comments:

magiceye said...

a brilliant capture!
sorry unable identify as am ornithologically challenged

Boo-Bah said...

You are right, the bird looks beautiful against the blue sky. I cant identify what kind of bird it is but it is a beautiful bird.

Iris

printersdevil said...

It is a pretty bird, but I don't know what it is either.

Barb said...

Neat picture!!

blessings,barbara jean

LV said...

Your photo is a super shot, but since you cannot see details of the bird, it is hard to tell what kind it is.

Itajeff @Something To Share said...

what a great shot. Thank you for sharing.

Lots of luv,
Ita

Shadow said...

you're right, the contrast is stunning!

KayC. said...

Great photo! Sorry to say, but I too have no idea what kind of bird that is.

Smilingsal said...

I suppose that with that blue sky, any bird or bare tree branch is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

Mary said...

That is a fantastic photo. The contrast is stunning. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

The picture is quite stunning! Blue Monday greetings!

Blessings,
Sandi

Becky K. said...

I don't know what it is but I do know that you have a great photo there.

Happy Monday!

Becky
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Debbie @Like a Rose said...

I think it's a blackbird :)

Regardless, it made for a great photo against the vivid blue sky!

Kim said...

Very graphic shot...I like it! The Black and Blue together are electrifying!

What did the bird sound like?

lisaschaos said...

He looks a lot like a Grackle. The yellow eye and such - they are pretty neat to listen to. :)

Terry said...

Hi
Happy Blue Monday.
Wonderful photo.
I am not sure but it looks a little bit like it is an Oriole ?
They usually have a little hidden stripe of red or yellow underneath
their wings.
Anyway ,great picture today.
Thank you for sharing.
Happy Trails.

Bryan said...

He looks as confused as the rest of us. All he needs is a giant question mark floating above his head.