We had a perfect example of a bird protecting its territory from its own reflection right in the parking lot of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center today. A gorgeous Scarlet Tanager was battling itself in the reflected morning light on a front windshield.
If you're curious about the phenonmenon, head over to our website where Questions # 2 on our Wildlife FAQ's explains: http://www.lensc.org/wildlife/FAQ2.htm. Check our Facebook Page, too. We'll be posting some still photos of this striking black-winged red bird there, in addition to the LENSC-tube video clip.