Blackbird Sound Recordings Joliet IL

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in Joliet, 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.

Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 E Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL
 
Eds Hobby Warehouse
(708) 974-4440
11152 S Southwest Hwy
Palos Hills, IL
 
Leisure Hours Hobbies
(815) 439-1477
2712 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL
 
Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 East Lincoln Highway #3
New Lenox, IL
 
Malley's Hobbies
(815) 464-5930
9447 Lincoln Hwy
Frankfort, IL
 
Bills Englewood Station Hobby Shop
(708) 460-4906
9566 147th
Orland Park, IL
 
Walt's Hobby & Model Shop
(815) 741-0043
1701 North Larkin Avenue
Shorewood, IL
 
Walt's Hobby Shop
(815) 741-0043
2207 Plainfield Rd.
Joliet, IL
 
Oakridge Corporation
(630) 257-0909
15800 New Avenue
Lemont, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(708) 349-8697
15551 S 94th Avenue
Orland Park, 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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