Blackbird Sound Recordings Elgin IL

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in Elgin, IL. 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.

Rails Unlimited
(847) 697-5353
126 Will Street
Elgin, IL
 
B&G Train
(847) 888-2646
829 Walnut Avenue
Elgin, IL
 
Choo Choo Connection
(847) 882-7728
1228 North Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL
 
Reynauld's Euro-Imports
(630) 262-0771
227 South Third Street
Geneva, IL
 
Marbles - The Brain Store
(801) 557-8736
Woodfield Mall D307
Schaumburg, IL
 
B & G Train World
(847) 888-2646
829 Walnut Avenue
Elgin, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(630) 587-1256
Main Street Commons
St. Charles, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(847) 490-0900
Schaumburg Marketplace
Schaumburg, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(815) 444-1515
9200 Pyott Road
Lake, IL
 
Palatine Hobby
(847) 359-7888
Ltd. 772 West Euclid Avenue
Palatine, IL
 

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

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