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Portage, MI, United States
A great picture,,,did you know so many would love to have such a picture..
somewhere, I, read, that such birds are indeed very rare, and somehow.. you are able to get a great shot.. of this bird..
when you get a chance.. look up the IUCN status of the Rusty Blackbird,, and perhaps
the facts. will reveal.. the Truth.. of the value of your picture..
I, am not.. of course in any way able to tell you.. that your picture is … Tom.. many thanks for sharing it with all of us..
keep it safely.. I, am sure one day.. it will be very special. as the fact that you made it
special to us.. all who looked at it
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