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Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Description:

A little larger than a Robin, this immature bird is more clorful at this stage than either parent. This young bird is striped on the underside and a light colored eyebar. It will darken with age and become less colorful.

Habitat:

Almost always found around aquatic settings with shoreline vegetation. These birds stake out territory and are relatively noisey and aggressive in this pursuit.


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TamLar
Spotted by
TamLar

Illinois, USA

Lat: 40.63, Long: -89.40

Spotted on Sep 4, 2011
Submitted on Sep 7, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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