RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD Agelaiu phoeniceus Bird Spotting: The differences between the male and female red-winged blackbird are striking. While the plumage of the male is entirely black except for two bright red shoulder patches, the female is a dusty brown and heavily striped. Red W Blackbird, Female Red Wings, Red Wings Blackbird, Birds Watches, Redw Blackbird, Beautiful Birds, Red Wings Black Birds, Animal, Wild Birds
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The Red-winged Blackbird is sexually dimorphic; the male is all black with a red shoulder and yellow wing bar, while the female is a nondescript dark brown. Seeds and insects make up the bulk of their diet.The Red-winged Blackbird inhabits open grassy areas. It generally prefers wetlands, and inhabits both freshwater and saltwater marshes, particularly if cattail is present.
Beautiful Bird Photography 如如美學 / John & Fish Gallery 台北市 大直 明水路672巷27號 No.27, Lane.672, Mingshui Road Taipei Taiwan Black Bulbul, taken at Waishuanghsi, Taipei City, TAIWAN