[birding] Fwd: Grackle at Ankeny

Don Boucher bouchdon at peak.org
Mon Jun 16 19:12:14 PDT 2014


On 6/16/2014 6:52 PM, Ted - Gmail wrote:

Here are better photo examples.  I was at the pull off on the north side 
of Ankeny last evening (6-15).  I don't know what road that is.  It is 
the pull off with a shelter and two driveways a little east of the rail 
tracks.  There are usually a lot of herons there, and last week, a great 

I took the photo as an after thought after the last heron flew away.  I 
didn't recognize it as the other blackbirds I know of.  I snapped a 
photo to check it out at home.  That is when I got a bit confused. I 
took photos of grackles in AZ in April and thought they must have a 
relative in this area that I wasn't aware of.

Anyway, you can share these wherever you wish and my email as well if 
anyone wants to contact me.

Ted Werth

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