Red-winged Blackbird - Adult male performing courtship display New York - USA

- Image ID: B1BJPT
Red-winged Blackbird - Adult male performing courtship display New York - USA
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Image ID: B1BJPT
Red-winged Blackbird Male (Agelaius phoeniceus) New York - USA - Male courtship display - Abundant in marshes and fields - Occurs throughout U S and much of Canada and Mexico - Forms immense flocks in winter - Males establish territories in marshes in spring and early summer - Generally nests in thick vegetation of fresh water marshes sloughs dry fields - Forages in surrounding fields orchards woodlands - Adult males are dark black with red and yellow shoulder patches - Females and immature males are brownish with streaked breasts resembling large sparrows
Location: New York - USA