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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D5100
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Feb 3, 2013, 4:55:12 PM
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Magpie stare by DeeOtter Magpie stare by DeeOtter
It's sooo hard to resist this adorable face and give him a sandwich.
Had lunch at a picnic area and were welcomed with magpies.
The magpies were welcome to anything that may have fallen out of said sandwich.
And I take forever to eat said sandwich when there are corvids hopping around the table.
Corvids are resourceful birds, so hopefully these guys are too habituated into getting their food from picnics, or else winter will be a very tough time for them (since nobody really picnics in the winter).

Black-billed magpie
Pica hudsonia
Yellowstone National Park
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Rahula87 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
I can't resist those eyes,that face,that......*dies* cause of death: cuteness
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
They are very adorable!
Loud when they're kids, but adorable! 
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Corpstine Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
Awwwwwwww! That face, that glaze... no one could resist
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:iconredilion:
Redilion Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
Cute eyes! I have never thought magpies to be so cute! I want to give my sandwiches to it! I can not resist!
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
They are very cute, especially when they are all puffed up to keep warm. 
We're having a pretty bad cold spell right now, especially at night, and I just want to go outside and catch all of the birds who stay for the winter and bring them inside. But I'm still seeing birds the next morning so they're finding somewhere to keep warm. 
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Redilion Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
I always saw magpies as naughty creatures, who scream from 'dusk til dawn' and steal other's birds eggs and destroy nests, but this photo made me think they also could be cute!
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Given the chance they may raid a nest for eggs.
But they have a lot of pretty neat things to their name.
They make a lot of pretty neat sounds once you get past all of the yapping. And the babies are just adorable! Unless it's 5 in the morning and you're waking up to the youngsters going 'FEED ME!'
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Redilion Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013
:D indeed!
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LiseBujold Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I appreciate your picture with the comments.
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RedFeatherFalconHawk Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
D'awwwwwwww! The big, shiny eyes and slightly-tilted head. <3
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