In nature things aren’t always as they appear. Harmless Milk Snakes share color scheme and similarities in pattern with deadly Coral Snakes. An American Bald Eagle will not get its distinctive with head and tail feathers until it reaches two-years of age. Male birds display brighter colors duing the mating season than the rest of the year. Juviniles may look significantly different than adults, harmless creature mimmick deadly ones, color and intensity changes with season, sometimes you have to look a little closer to recognize what you’re really seeing. For example, check-out the photo below. A fun little excercise for the newer birders and naturalists that might be reading this blog. Do you know what kind of bird it is?
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