Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Red-winged blackbird with prey

Agelaius phoeniceus

Description:

This guy was so proud of his catch he just sat there and flaunted it. Insects are a major part of their diet.

Habitat:

Spotted at the edge of a wetland at Flaming Geyser State Park.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

5 Comments

syzygy
syzygy 2 years ago

Great spotting! Even more - also the catch got an ID! Thanks for both! (:

Brian38
Brian38 2 years ago

Thank you Sukanya, DrNamgyalTSherpa, and Saturniidae27 for your kind comments.

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 2 years ago

Great spotting Brian! Looks like a tasty stonefly :-)

DrNamgyalTSherpa
DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 years ago

He or she is waiting there for you to go away, 'cause it doesn't want to reveal its nest where the babies are expecting those mouthfuls! Great photography Brian!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Great shot, Brian.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Auburn, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 8, 2020
Submitted on Sep 16, 2020

Related Spottings

Red-winged blackbird Red-winged Blackbird Red-winged Blackbird Red-winged Blackbird

Nearby Spottings

Snakefly Spotting Common yellowthroat (male) Red-breasted sapsucker
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team