Red-winged blackbird Photo Gallery
Look and listen for Red-winged Blackbirds along trails bursting with cattails.
What does the Red-winged blackbird look like?
Male Red-winged Blackbirds are a brilliant black songbird with red and yellow shoulder patches. Females are streaked brown with a slightly paler breast, white striped eyebrow and dull orange throat.
Red-winged blackbird Habitat
Red-winged blackbird Facts
Red-winged Blackbirds are common songbirds across the country. Their bold coloring makes them easy spot. Use caution however, males are highly territorial and spend up to 25 percent of their days defending it. That may include trying to chase you away!