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Old July 2nd, 2017, 03:54 PM
Peter Dexter Peter Dexter is offline
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Old July 2nd, 2017, 09:55 PM
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Masked Flowerpiercer

I read this up! Yes they do pierce the base of flowers with that hook at the end of its beak to steal the nectar. Not good for the plant, as it wants pollinators to go inside, LOL!!

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Old July 4th, 2017, 06:07 AM
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Never seen one of these. Neat though. Though smaller, with that orange eye, they are similar to a Boat-tail grackle in body iridescence and a Common Grackle in eye color.
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