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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"Turpial" hiding in the shade

The photo is showing a Venezuelan Troupial (Icterus icterus) hiding in the shade of an avocado tree. The "Turpial", as known in Puerto Rico, was introduced from South America and has been reported in Puerto Rico since 1810.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Camera: NIKON D3000
Copyright: © Jeremy Casado