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Red-winged Blackbird (Male)

Agelaius phoeniceus


Stout, pointed bill; glossy-black with red shoulder patch bordered with yellow.


Spotted in the larger beaver pond.


Red-winged Blackbirds give more than 20 different vocalizations, a reflection of their complex social organization. Males have 18 different calls, females six. Four alarm calls are given by both sexes. The main song of the male is 'conk a ree'. Calls include 'chek' note and rattles.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on May 8, 2013
Submitted on May 8, 2013

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