Believe it or not, this is a fight, likely related to nesting or feeding territory. Great egrets apparently can’t help but be graceful. Photographed in California by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Thomas Anderson.
A murmuration of starlings.'murmuration of starlings' means a FLOCK of starlings! An amazing word, not used very much these days, and an AMAZING picture.if you look at the bottom group, it look like a bird shape:):):)
"The Mourning Dove is a member of the dove family (Columbidae). The bird is also called the Turtle Dove or the American Mourning Dove or Rain Dove, and formerly was known as the Carolina Pigeon or Carolina Turtledove"
The King Vulture is a large bird found in Central and South America. It is a member of the New World vulture family Cathartidae. This vulture lives predominantly in tropical lowland forests stretching from southern Mexico to northern Argentina.
The Red-billed Blue Magpie is a stunning bird but *not* a good neighbor. It takes a wide range of food, such as invertebrates, small animals, fruit and seeds. However unfortunately it robs nests of eggs and also small chicks!