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Texas bird-of-paradise (Scissor-tail Flycatcher)

Tyrannus forficatus

Description:

Beautiful mama and young scissor-tails - the parent was actually attacking a squirrel that was in the tree that was too close to the babies.

Notes:

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, also known as the Texas bird-of-paradise


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4 Comments

KatCuff
KatCuff 2 years ago

They are such a very regal little bird. Thanks!

annorion
annorion 2 years ago

These are such pretty birds! Great series!

KatCuff
KatCuff 2 years ago

Thanks!

harsuame
harsuame 2 years ago

Hermosa!!

Austin, Texas, USA

Lat: 30.50, Long: -97.78

Spotted on Jun 7, 2012
Submitted on Jun 7, 2012

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