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Spiza americana


Perched on a compass plant (Silphium laciniatum) at Bergman's Slough in Southwest Cook County (Forest Preserve property). In a remnant prairie. Eating a grasshopper.


The all white background on one picture is just a cloud and is not a cut and paste but it showed the bird a bit better than one posted earlier against a cloud background...

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1 Comment

MitchRay 11 years ago

I had a buddy who researched these guys, sweet pic

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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2011
Submitted on Jul 20, 2011

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