Red-Winged Blackbird

My First Bike Ride at LAWD

April 2, 2021 - My last bird of the morning was this Red-winged Blackbird, who caught my attention as he sat singing in the cattails.... Read more

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Spring is in the Air

February 25, 2018 - And yesterday at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, the Red-winged Blackbirds have again taken to sitting high in the treetops, announcing their claim to their nesting territory.... Read more

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Beware the Red-winged Blackbirds! at LAWD

August 15, 2017 -  So they didn't seem to understand why the Red-winged Blackbirds began launching a full mid-air assault!... When the Red-winged Blackbirds got too close, the kites seemed to swat at them with their long wings.... Read more

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July 4 Weekend at Lake Apopka

July 20, 2017 - Near the road, a Red-winged Blackbird hopped up onto some branches and posed.... As I continued down the drive, I came across one of the many Red-winged Blackbird fledglings that are growing up by Lake Apopka.... Nearby I found the Red-winged Blackbird nest that I wrote about in my last…... Read more

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Birds on Bird Finials

May 5, 2017 - Red-winged Blackbird on Finial Male Painted Bunting next to Finial Greenie Painted Bunting Next to Finial Northern Cardinal on Finial Mourning Dove next to Finial American Goldfinches on Finial Hehe, yep!... Read more

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Backyard Bird Feeder Fun

April 30, 2017 -  The little birds have no trouble getting through the holes in the wire mesh (even some of the bigger birds get through, like female Red-winged Blackbirds).... Yep, like those Red-winged Blackbirds!... The Red-winged Blackbirds are going through some springtime color changes, too.... Read more

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Happiness is…

April 3, 2017 - laughing at the Red-winged Blackbirds who are so certain that they are missing something because they can't get into the bunting cage!... Read more

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Colorful Backyard Fun

April 20, 2016 -  We had so many different birds that day - red cardinals, our new visitor the Blue Jay, our pretty Painted Buntings, the red House Finches, Mourning and Common Ground Doves, Northern Mockingbirds, the Brown Thrashers that are nesting nearby, our wintering Gray Catbird, American Goldfinches that are turning bright yellow,…... Read more

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Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

June 4, 2015 -  Along the marsh, Red-winged Blackbirds were plentiful.... Red-winged Blackbirds are very common, but who says common birds aren't fun to photograph?... Read more

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Fall Walk at the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 7, 2013 - I didn't get too many opportunities with the Purple Gallinules, but the Red-winged Blackbirds decided to cooperate with me and pose some in the Alligator Flag reeds.... Read more

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Backyard Migrant Birds Have Left

April 24, 2013 - :( Last Tuesday after work I had an hour of free time, so I set up my blind (yes, my actual blind, not my bush hideaway!)  I set up a pretty branch perch next to their feeder, trying to get "the pretty shot."  Unfortunately, only my piggy birds (Red-Winged Blackbirds)…... Read more

Colorful Birds in the Backyard

April 16, 2013 - Of course the "piggies" (Red-Winged Blackbirds and Boat-Tailed Grackles) wouldn't let me photograph the little birds in peace....  The bright red on the Red-Winged Blackbirds at this time of year is just gorgeous!... Read more

Signs of Spring at the Viera Wetlands

April 22, 2012 - Last weekend I spent a morning at the Viera Wetlands.  It was a cloudy morning, with sunshine in spurts, and I was just happy to be outside.  The Great Blue Herons chicks are growing up quickly, as I wrote about last week.  There were also many other signs of springtime…... Read more

Even Common Birds are Pretty

October 20, 2011 - I photographed this juvenile Red-Winged Blackbird at the Circle B Bar Reserve this weekend.... Red-Winged Blackbird... Read more