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Prairie Icterids - Yellow-headed Blackbird and Western Meadowlark

 
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Jun 06, 2018 12:38 |  #1

From last month's birding trip to SW Manitoba. There's nothing like the song of a Western Meadowlark to let you know you are out on the prairies.


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Jun 08, 2018 04:14 |  #2

I like these and the included habitat. But have a question-you centered the subject in both. Curious?


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Jun 08, 2018 06:18 |  #3

ardeekay wrote in post #18641317 (external link)
I like these and the included habitat. But have a question-you centered the subject in both. Curious?

Thanks for commenting, Rog. As for centering, I haven’t thought about it much, but it just seemed right for these poses. They would seem off balance to me any other way.


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Jun 10, 2018 07:25 |  #4

I also enjoy our meadowlarks- hearing one transports me instantly back to my miss spent youth in the everglades


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I also enjoy our meadowlarks- hearing one transports me instantly back to my miss spent youth in the everglades

There's quite a difference in song between the Eastern and Western though; the Western is much more flute-like.


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