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Red-winged blackbird (male)

Agelaius phoeniceus

Description:

I was able to capture this one in his takeoff stance. Adult males are all black with a red patch bordered by yellow on their wings. This one might still have some juvenile plumage.

Habitat:

Spotted at Flaming Geyser State Park at one of the wetlands along the Green River. They prefer wetlands and marshes, especially if cattails are present.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Auburn, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 8, 2020
Submitted on Sep 11, 2020

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