This immature common grackle came into the pond which is saturated with midges.
Not sure if it had a drink of water or if it was the special of the day, Midge Soup.
Common Grackles appear black from a distance, but up close their glossy purple heads contrast with bronzy-iridescent bodies. A bright golden eye gives grackles an intent expression. Females are slightly less glossy than males. Young birds are dark brown with a dark eye.