Blackbird Sound Recordings Newport News VA

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in Newport News, 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.

HobbyTown USA
(757) 890-4515
Denbigh Crossing
Newport News, VA
 
CRAFTECH Hobby Shop
(757) 445-0301
9475 Bacon Ave Bldg C-9
Norfolk, VA
 
R C Pro Racing
(804) 642-1114
7094 Hayes Shopping Ct
Hayes, VA
 
Toy Craft
(804) 587-4710
8481 Chesapeake Boulevard
Norfolk, VA
 
Denbigh Hobby Ctr
(757) 874-5708
14351 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA

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B & M Hobbies
(757) 867-6669
100 Elm Lake Way
Yorktown, VA
 
Craftech Hobby Shop P-4
(804) 444-3846
9475 Bacon Avenue
Norfolk, VA
 
Circus Train
(757) 220-9321
Ltd. 240 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA
 
Davis Hobby Supplies
(757) 397-1983
Davis TV, Inc.
Portsmouth, VA
 
Collector-Corner.com
(757) 773-1450
2 Tillerson Drive
Newport News, VA
 
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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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