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Redwing blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Description:

The common name for the Red-winged Blackbird is taken from the mainly black adult male's distinctive red shoulder patches, or "epaulets", which are visible when the bird is flying or displaying. At rest, the male also shows a pale yellow wingbar. The female is blackish-brown.

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ronfellows2020
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ronfellows2020

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 13, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012

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