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Flocks or “clouds” of Rusty Blackbirds have been spotted in my Charleston, SC area neighborhood recently. Heard a cacophony of birds early this morning, went out and took some very mediocre photos. Wondering if these are Rusties. Hope so because this would be a lifer for me! 
 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Hasan said:

These are definitely Grackles.

 

14 minutes ago, blackburnian said:

Certainly grackles. 

Oh, I see what I did. I thought the first photo was distorting the bill to make it look longer, so I thought it was only the "solid" part. My bad @cccougar

Hopefully you'll get those Rusties soon!

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