Blue & Gray

Interesting that so many police uniforms use the same color scheme as blue jays, who patrol their neighborhoods and shout a warning whenever a predator is spotted. Is this imitation accidental, or a sincere form of flattery? (Photo by duncan c, CCL by-nc 2.0)



Murder, She Crowed!

In honor of very large murder of crows that has been gathering in my neighborhood each afternoon for the past several weeks… although this individual on Hackney Wick Street in London, UK, looks more like a raven to my eyes. (Photo by Maureen Barlin, cc by-nc-nd 2.0)