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Macho Man

I hate to say it, but when I saw this male Red-winged Blackbird putting on a display of his dominance my mind started singing that horrible song from the seventies… Macho, macho man…drat those Village People!

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Double The Pleasure: Splashes Of Red

The dynamic duo starring in this post each have a splash of attention-grabbing red! Let’s start with the Red-winged Blackbirds, who have been out in full force lately.  These fellows are not quite comfortable coming close when I am standing outside … Continue reading

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Red-winged Versus Red-bellied

It seems like picture taking time has been a bit harder to come by lately, so I was thrilled to have a half hour this morning to bundle up and head outside with my camera.  As usual, I loaded up … Continue reading

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Cowbirds – The Bird People Love to Hate

The Brown-headed Cowbird is a common, yet often unknown, variety of blackbird found throughout the United States. It most likely got its name from its tendency to hang out in fields where herds of animals (like cows) stir up loads … Continue reading

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