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Red-winged blackbird (male)

Agelaius phoeniceus


Males are all black with a red-shouldered patch with yellow bands that are used to not only attract females but to show territory and ward off rival males along with vocalization.


Spotted in a wetland near the Green River at Flaming Geyser State Park.

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Auburn, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 5, 2020
Submitted on Jun 6, 2020

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