One red-winged blackbird

Red-winged blackbird

Red-winged blackbird, mourning dove, and more snow.

This is the second time that this bird-I-know-in-summer has shown up at the feeders during a snowstorm.

red-winged blackbird

Just one Agelaius phoeniceus

Oddly enough…

Claims have been made that it is the most abundant living land bird in North America, as bird-counting censuses of wintering red-winged blackbirds sometimes show that loose flocks can number in an excess of a million birds per flock and the full number of breeding pairs across North and Central America may exceed 250 million in peak years.

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