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Edinburg, TX, United States
I was lucky to attend the 24th annual Rio Grande Valley birding festival and signed up for a tour with Ruth Hoyt who is a professional nature photographer. I was feeling the day would be a total loss as the weather was cold with a sleet like constant rain and our morning started quite slow. The Green Jays and Great Kiskadees put on a wonderful show for us at the bird blind followed by a Coopers Hawk sweeping in to get an easy meal. It was the best day for me despite the weather and I am hoping to go back to Texas real soon!
Category 3: Fruit & Nectar Feeders
This Green Jay did not mind the cold and rainy day in the 700 acre Laguna Seca Ranch near Harlingen, Texas. He put on quite a show!
EXCELLENT, GORGEOUS, OUTSTANDING, BEAUTIFUL PHOTO!!!!!! IT’S MAGNIFICENT!!!
Absolutely beautiful – love the rain.
I thought it was snow!
Beautiful detail and very clear pic. Beautiful bird focused on his food
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