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Windsor, ON, Canada
This red-winged blackbird was amazing to me. For the Summer months a few years back, he would come to me and even sit on my passenger side mirror if my vehicle. It was like he knew it was me. I was in another part of the city of Windsor at this time but eventually would go daily just to visit him. He would make himself known when I would arrive in the parking lot. It was near Jackson Park in Windsor. I would talk to it say hi. I really think he knew what I was saying. It was a very special experience. Thank you for letting me this submission of my old friend, Blackie.
Category 8: Rainbow Birds
He is pretty!
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