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Monday, June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018

Location: Sebastian, Riverwalk

I am known as a Loggerhead Shrike
Today the temperature is really quite hot.
So I flutter my neck muscles and open my mouth,
In order to promote heat loss -
Which looks like I'm panting, but I'm not.

Sources: How Birds Keep Their Cool

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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