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Wildlife at the Garden: Spring Colors

Posted in Wildlife on April 25 2018, by Patricia Gonzalez

Patricia Gonzalez is an NYBG Visitor Services Attendant and avid wildlife photographer.

Grackles are noisy and rambunctious birds, but have you ever really stopped to appreciate them? In the springtime sunlight, their iridescent feathers capture blacks, blues, purples, and everything in between.


Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) – Photo by Patricia Gonzalez