Blackbird Sound Recordings Colorado Springs CO

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in Colorado Springs, CO. 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.

Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(719) 550-0157
3989 Palmer Park Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Pikes Peak R/C Hobbies
(719) 329-1600
2126 E Boulder
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Diamond Fun Shoppe
(719) 520-0126
125 East Boulder
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Custom Railway Supply
(719) 634-4616
1015 Garden of the Gods Road,Ste F
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Plum Loco of Colorado
(719) 594-4123
6543 North Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
 
HobbyTown USA
(719) 637-0404
839 North Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Train Showcase
(719) 471-1887
38 South Sierra Madre
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sunbird Train Mart Discount Trains
(719) 574-2080
3311 No. Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sunbird Train Mart
(719) 528-8811
3650 Austin Bluffs Pkwy #130
Colorado Springs, CO
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Stevens Aero Model
(719) 387-4187
1528 S Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
 

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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