Blackbird Sound Recordings Blacksburg VA

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in Blacksburg, VA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to blackbird sound recordings, blackbird song recordings, and blackbird bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting blackbirds, blackbird feeders, blackbird types, and blackbird descriptions.

Adventure Hobbies
(540) 382-2871
1645 North Franklin Street
Christiansburg, VA
 
Mini RC
(540) 818-9820
301 Loudon Rd # 35
Blacksburg, VA

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PetSmart
(540) 382-7290
165 SHOPPERS WAY NW
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA

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About Pets Center
(540) 986-1604
1604 Conehurst Blvd.
Salem, VA
Prices and/or Promotions
Dog Kennels, Grooming, Doggie Day Care

Blooms For Tomorrow, Inc
(540) 674-4443
Rt 100 South Box 1521
Dublin, VA

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Crossroads Hobbies of Salem
(540) 387-3414
1104 W. Main Street
Salem, VA
 
PetSmart
(540) 382-7290
165 Shoppers Way
Christiansburg, VA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

AboutPetsCenterResort.com
(540) 986-1604
1604 Conehurst Blvd.
Salem, VA
 
Bird Walk
(540) 378-5241
565 Electric Rd
Salem, VA

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Taylor's Quality Landscape Supply
(803) 446-6525
5400 Augusta Road
Lexington, SC

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Female Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus 8 ¾ " (22cm)

Illustration by Julie Zickefoose.

Listen to a red-winged blackbird.

Female rewings are dark brown above, heavily streaked below, and have lengthy, spikelike bills. They are obviously smaller than males, and in appearance, seem more akin to sparrows than blackbirds. They often occur in single-sex flocks, and without the giveaway males around, many novice birders conclude that the females are some sort of large sparrow.

Red-winged blackbirds can be seen almost everywhere in the lower 48 states and, during the breeding season at least, in much of Canada.

Abundant and agressive, they are found in huge flocks in winter. They nest in the thick vegitation of freshwater marshes and dry fields.

Their call is a chack note, and the female song is an explosive, harsh rattle.

This sound file requires RealPlayer . Bird song courtesy of Lang Elliott, NatureSound Studio . ...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

Copyright2010 Bird Watcher's Digest

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