Blackbird Sound Recordings Naperville IL

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in Naperville, 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.

Eds Hobby Warehouse
(708) 974-4440
11152 S Southwest Hwy
Palos Hills, IL
 
Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 E Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL
 
Oakridge Corporation
(630) 257-0909
15800 New Avenue
Lemont, IL
 
Schuham Ace Hardware Co.
(630) 467-4800
485 West Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL
 
Lombard Hobbies
(630) 620-1084
524 E. Saint Charles Pl.
Lombard, IL
 
Bills Englewood Station Hobby Shop
(708) 460-4906
9566 147th
Orland Park, IL
 
Remote Control Hobbies
(630) 753-9433
1550 N Route 59 # 170
Naperville, IL
 
Oakridge Hobbies & Toys
(630) 435-5900
The Oakridge Corp.
Downers Grove, IL
 
West Suburban Model Railroad ...
(708) 897-2867
106 South Lincolnway Suite E
North Aurora, IL
 
Stricker Brothers Hobbies
(708) 896-7489
898 North Lake Street
Aurora, 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

Copyright2010 Bird Watcher's Digest

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