Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Grackle No. 3
COMMON GRACKLE, EVANSTON, ILLINOIS, MAY 25, 2008
Sigma APO 135-400 at 340mm
1/45 sec. f9.5
In truth, grackles don't quite look like this -- in the sun the colors of their heads are iridescent, purple and blue shimmering in a living mix. Photography stops the shimmer and makes the head look bicolored.