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Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Description:

A stocky, broad-shouldered blackbird with a slender, conical bill and a medium-length tail. Males are glossy black with red-and-yellow shoulder badges. Females are crisply streaked and dark brownish overall, paler on the breast and often show a whitish eyebrow.

Habitat:

Fresh and saltwater marshes, along watercourses, water hazards on golf courses, and wet roadsides, as well as drier meadows and old fields. In winter, at crop fields, feedlots, and pastures.


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2 Comments

Thank you Nopayahnah!

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

nice series; like the second shot

Hampton Bays, New York, USA

Lat: 40.86, Long: -72.52

Spotted on Apr 14, 2012
Submitted on Apr 14, 2012

Spotted for mission

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