Dolichonyx oryzivorus
 (L 7" WS 11.5" WT 1.5 oz)
The most common and very
gregarious “winter finch”.
The Bobolink is gone - The
Rowdy of the Meadow -
And no one swaggers now
but me -
              (Emily Dickinson)
Miller Meadow
Maywood, IL
flash photos
The crack-brained bobolink courts his crazy mate,
  Poised on a bulrush tipsy with his weight.
 (“Spring” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.,)