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MAY-2009 Jean Durepos

Brown - headed Cowbird - male

It is a brood parasite and lays it's eggs in nests of other birds. Female usually lays 1 egg per nest with 10 to 36 eggs per year.

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larose forest photos09-Aug-2009 03:31
I know that cowbirds are parasitic, but I do think they are handsome, the males especially, as you have shown here with this great shot. V
Jim Coffman16-Jun-2009 01:50
Nice image of a not so nice bird! V
Simon Chandler14-Jun-2009 00:33
Beautiful capture. v
January Grey31-May-2009 04:36
They are interesting birds. Nice shot of this guy, Jean. V~
Hank Vander Velde31-May-2009 02:05
Nice shot and commentary Jean.