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agelaius phoeniceus megapotamus
This was a new bird for me that I didn't know existed. After looking at my pictures I could tell there was something different about it. Comparing it to the Red-winged blackbirds that are in Washington state that I'm used to seeing and photographing. This bird is larger, has longer tail feathers, and it isn't jet black - it is a darker grayish black. This subspecies was first described in 1911.
Spotted at the edge of a densely wooded area.
Spotted on Nov 16, 2020
Submitted on Jan 4, 2021
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