Agonistic Behavior: Small Vs. Large Once More

One clash, two photos— Red-winged Blackbird Harrassing Great Blue Heron on banks of Francis Short Pond. In the first, the blackbird passes by the heron. In the second, the heron seems to me more worried. Once again two species clash, and once again the smaller seems to have the upper hand— or at least it … More Agonistic Behavior: Small Vs. Large Once More

Morning Heron

Our stay in the Madison, Wisconsin area afforded us glimpses of birds large and small, such as this Great Blue Heron, flying over a pond that was still enough to reflect its image. Click here for more images from our Midwestern sojourn in September.