Disparate Shoremates

In no way similar, two bird two species recently shared the same stretch of boardwalk at the Pitt Street Bridge in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.

This kingfisher remained utterly motionless for 10 straight minutes, suddenly decided to readjust, then resumed patient inaction.

Gorgeous, deep blue grackles often seem annoyed when the object of stares. Having had its fill, this one made its displeasure known.