Blackbird Sound Recordings Portland ME

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in Portland, ME. 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.

Sullivan Photo & Train Center
(207) 773-0146
Inc. 736 Forest Avenue
Portland, ME
 
Ray and Robins Hobby Center
(207) 797-5196
65 Gray Road
Falmouth, ME
 
Train & Trooper
(207) 829-3211
68 Memorial Highway
North Yarmouth, ME
 
PETCO
(207) 772-9119
220 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Planet Dog
(207) 347-8606
211 Marginal Way
Portland, ME

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Maine Modelworks
(207) 781-8300
417 Route One
Falmouth, ME
 
Small's Train Repair
(207) 829-3757
273 Tuttle Road
Cumberland, ME
 
Maine Modelworks
(207) 781-8300
417 Rte 1
Falmouth, ME

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PetSmart
(207) 283-6546
208 Mariner Way
Biddeford, ME
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Dog House
(207) 797-3456
1037 Forest Ave Ste 3
Portland, ME

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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

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