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Blackbirds & Orioles Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceu

adultsThe Red-winged Blackbird has a sharply-pointed bill and frequents marshy habitats in the summer, while inhabiting open habitats at other times of year. They often flock with other species of blackbirds.

malesBlack plumage with a bright red patch on wings bordered by yellow. Immature males are similar to adult males but have a pale supercilium and brown edges to black feathers.

femalesHeavily streaked underparts with brown and white upperparts. Some races are very dark,while others have a yellow color to their face and throat.

perching

Red-winged Blackbird Feeders

most-preferred

Platform

 acceptable

Hopper

Red-Winged Blackbird Feed

most-preferred

White Proso Millet

preferred

Cracked Corn

acceptable

Black Oil Sunflower

Sunflower Chips

redwingedblackbird dist

Blue: breeding, Green: year-round,

Orange: wintering.

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