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Red-Winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Notes:

This was just ONE tree that was covered in blackbirds! It was neat, but it was LOUD!

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7 Comments

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Thanks! I think that's the female. I know we have flocks that have starlings and grackles along with the red-winged blackbirds, but I think these guys were all red-wings.

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 9 years ago

I should have figured it was at the farm! I saw one of these guys up in Broomfield yesterday! I want pictures too! Yours are great Is the birds in the middle/upper left a black bird too or is he different?

Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 9 years ago

I never saw so many blackbirds! Wow, that's incredible.

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

That was at the farm...I love it!

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 9 years ago

Wow! That's all I can say! That's a lot of black birds!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Alice, it's going to be in the 70s all week!! We'll probably have more snow yet, but SPRING has SPRUNG!!! Thanks for the comment!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Wonderful sighting, Colorado, has to be warming up! They leave us at the end of winter here.

ChristyHolland
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ChristyHolland

Broomfield, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Dec 24, 2011
Submitted on Mar 12, 2012

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