Blackbird business

It’s high season for the Red-Winged Blackbirds in the northwest corner of the park.  It’s time for mating and nesting, and that’s serious business.  From sunup to sunset the males’ shrill cries advertise their availability and warn off rivals.  Here’s a contender claiming a leafy little bush for his territory — a fine place to make a nest, he may be saying.

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