Golden-headed Cowbird

OK, these are mean birds by human ethical standards (lay their eggs in other birds’ nests) but this one is quite handsome in the last hour of sunlight – it really catches those low rays.

The feathers on the head are so fine, they look more like fur.

Cowbird in late sunlight
Cowbird in late sunlight

Author: Eric Lawton

Eric is a natural philosopher living in rural Ontario

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