Dec 192013
 
Red-winged Blackbird - On a Bird Feeder

I have not seen a Red-winged Blackbird on a bird feeder before, but evidently it is not unheard of. Here is what Wikipedia say about the diet of these birds: The Red-winged Blackbird is omnivorous. It feeds primarily on plant materials, including seeds from weeds and waste grain such as corn and rice, but about

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Jul 212013
 
Red-winged Blackbird - Water Lilies

A male Red-winged Blackbird vocalizing among the lily pads at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville, Texas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Seagoville Date – May 25, 2013 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Vocalizing Gender – Male Maturity

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Jun 162013
 
Red-winged Blackbird - Park Patrol

Male Red-winged Blackbirds vocalizing in a city park, Dallas, Texas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Apr 29, 2013 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Vocalizing Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main Article

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Jun 022013
 
Red-winged Blackbird - John Bunker Sands

Male Red-winged Blackbirds on the boardwalk at John Bunker Sands. The birds were singing their harsh sounding song… Oak-a-Lee! Observation Details County – Dallas City – Seagoville Date – Apr 13, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Vocalizing Gender – Male

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May 112013
 
Red-winged Blackbird - Domain

A male Red-winged Blackbird surveying his territory. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Apr 13, 2013 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Surveying Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main Article – Red-winged Blackbird

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May 092013
 
Red-winged Blackbird - White Rock Lake

A male Red-winged Blackbird trying to attract the attention of a mate at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Apr 28, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Cloudy Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Courting Gender – Male

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Apr 182013
 
Red-winged Blackbird - A Cloud of Birds

This is a flock of mostly Female Red-winged Blackbirds. There are a few adult males, first year juveniles, and the occasional Brown-headed Cowbird thrown in for good measure. These birds flew in what appeared to be a grey cloud of birds, and began foraging in this meadow. But, the flock was excited and nervous for

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Apr 022012
 
Red-winged Blackbird - Males Follow Females

Groups of female Red-winged Blackbirds were observed moving through the trees on the north shore of Woodlake Pond in Carrollton, Texas. The birds were collected into small congregations of 10 to 15 individuals as they moved through the late winter bare branches. A short time after the females passed by, they were followed by similar

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