The Grackles’ Exercise Routine

I took a short walk in this morning’s rain, and found this amazing sight.  The birds repeated this ‘Up and Down’ for at least ten minutes, then I turned to return home…a bit wet, but it was well-worth the chill!

Grackles-Up 1

Grackles-Down 1

Grackles-Up 2

Grackles-Down 2

Perhaps they were just trying to stay limber, practicing for the long flight south?