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Juncos are winter sparrows, and they have the same feistiness of the ordinary urban sparrow. Today it was snowy and rainy outside, with temperatures soon to go into the 20’s. The juncos were out in force, with two of them suddenly fighting for food, for no apparent reason. I took the following three shots within less than a second.

Fighting Juncos

Fighting Juncos 1

Fighting Juncos

Fighting Juncos 2

Fighting Juncos

Fighting Juncos 3

After these shots, the fight lasted perhaps a second more but the two birds had flown to the right and up, out of the camera’s sight.

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