The Travels of Tug 44


The Bobolink is a small bird that feeds on grains, rice and seeds ... and it is one of the stranger birds in the Fort Edward Grasslands.

The females are mostly brown, but the males (as shown here) have a most unusual camouflage adaptation. When on the ground, they look like an upside-down dead bird. This can be very very handy when they are on the ground picking seeds and there are predatory raptors circling overhead.

One of nature's oddities, the Bobolink.   high-res

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