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Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus


Small blackbird with jet-black body and bright red shoulder patches edged with yellow on bottom. Runs or hops while foraging on the ground. Eats seeds, grains, berries, fruits, insects, caterpillars, spiders, snails, grubs and mollusks. Strong direct flight on rapid wing beats.


Containment pond

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Liam 5 years ago

Thanks. Believe it or not, this is the best I have a Red-winged Blackbird so far.

MaryEvans2 6 years ago

Wonderful spot, love how you were able to capture the colorful wingbars.

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Lat: 33.39, Long: -81.96

Spotted on Apr 7, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2012

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