Friday, March 18, 2011

FLOCK FLIGHT... REVOADA...







Love the flock of little black birds that visit my yard and garden frequently, to feed on the ground and eat insects and seeds. They are Chopi Blackbird, Gnorimopsar chopi, a species of bird in the Icteridae family. They are found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, pastureland, and heavily degraded former forest.

Adoro esse bando de pequenos pássaros pretos que visitam meu quintal e meu jardim frequentemente para comer insetos e sementes de grama. Gnorimopsar chopi, popularmente conhecido como vira-bosta ou pássaro-preto, é uma espécie de ave da família Icteridae. É a única espécie do género. Pode ser encontrada nos seguintes países: Argentina, Bolívia, Brasil, Paraguai, Peru e Uruguai. Os seus habitats naturais são: savanas áridas, campos de gramíneas de baixa altitude subtropicais ou tropicais sazonalmente húmidos ou inundados, pastagens e florestas secundárias altamente degradadas.





22 comments:

  1. Lindo momento esse,não? Também adoro! beijos,tudo de bom,chica

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  2. Oi Sonia
    Também estou apreciando suas blisimas fotos anteriores .
    E imagino a delícia qué é ouvir o trinado dessas aves !
    Infleismente o som do meu laptop aperesentou um defeito e ano consigo ouvir , apenas ver.O que já me encanta.
    abraços Sonia
    bom fim de semana

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  3. you attract all the happy critters!

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  4. They are interesting in how they all moved at exactly the same time.

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  5. Hi Sonia! This morning I have a fast connection, so I can enjoy these nice and interesting videos!
    Happy weekend :-)

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  6. They are pawesome!
    It looks like they are in a circle formation there!
    Happy weekend!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  7. Birdwatching is so fascinating.
    We went to the Botanical Gardens yesterday --a great treat though a little chilly still.
    Greetings to you and Flora!

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  8. We have starlings that come in huge flocks flitting here and there chattering noisily as if at a tea party. Neat photos and video captures.

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  9. I love seeing the birds that are native to Brasil.

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  10. I wonder if every country in the world has their own version of a "blackbird"?
    We have the imported English one here.
    Does Flora chase them?

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  11. And your happy critters attract us. I love visiting your neck of the woods.

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  12. Enjoying your bird videos! We have these sterlings that 'take over' if you have seed out and chase the other birds.... (not saying these were doing that) but funny how some birds are not as social as others ;)

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  13. Did you freighten them with purpose, so we could see them fly? :-)

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  14. Isn't it amazing how so many birds seem to fly as one instead of many? :)

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  15. Oi Sonia!

    Dá vontade de "entrar"na foto...,lindo
    Bjssss

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  16. Sonia querida, tudo bem?

    Que bela filmagem dos pássaros negros.

    Bjao

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  17. birds are such beautiful creatures! happy weekend, my dear!

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  18. Hello my friend. Hope you are doing well.
    Take good care.
    Hugs,

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  19. It was soooo sweet to see them take off like that....They look like very dear birds, Sonia....How wonderful that they come and visit you and "feed" on what is on the ground, as a group....! Lovely, my dear---Just Lovely!

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