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Red-winged Blackbird
Agelaius phoeniceus

Featured image credit: “Red WIng Blackbird Huntley Meadows Park Alexandria VA 7147” by bobistraveling is licensed under CC BY 2.0

To hear songs, learn identification information, migratory patterns, and some fun facts, check out the Red-winged Blackbird page offered by one of my favorite resources: the Cornell Lab of Ornithology »

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