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Red Winged Black Bird

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Red-winged Blackbird, male (first summer)
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird


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7 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

It is applicable various missions.. please assign suitable missions... You can chat with american Ranger to get help.

Jaybird
Jaybird 9 years ago

Yep, RW Blackbird

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Great spotting..!!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

This one is a "first summer" male (as per my Sibley Guide to Birds). I guess that would make him a yearling, sort of. I don't think they use that term with birds. Not all of them have this coloration but some do. Next summer I he should be normal black with the red bars.

KatieSchultz
KatieSchultz 9 years ago

Maybe a juvenile red winged blackbird?

KimberlyAsher
KimberlyAsher 9 years ago

I just thought red winged blackbirds were all black. :-)

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

Though I couldn't find any good pictures online that look like yours, there is a picture in my Sibley Guide to Birds that looks just like him. :) (page. 513)

KimberlyAsher
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KimberlyAsher

New Jersey, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2012
Submitted on May 29, 2012

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