Entries Tagged ‘blackbird’:

Left Behind

That morning when he realized he wouldn’t be with the other blackbirds following the sun to the South this year…

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February birds (Cont.)

Most Red Winged blackbirds are migratory. But some of the Northern varieties choose to stay in place for the Winter. Like this one at Ridgefield NWR in Southwestern Washington State…
…Perhaps he knows something about those Will-o’-the-wisps (swamp lights) in the background (?)
(More Red Winged Blackbird images)

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Song of Spring

Technically it is a ’song’ but anyone who has heard a yellow-headed blackbird from up close will probably agree… this ’song’ sounds more like.. a threat … which in a way, it is, as it serves to establish a seasonal territory, against all comers

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