Blackbird Sound Recordings San Francisco CA

Local resource for blackbird sound recordings in San Francisco, CA. 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.

Boss Robot Hobby
(510) 841-1680
2953 College Ave
Berkeley, CA
 
Chan's Trains & Kits
(415) 885-2899
2450 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
 
Chan's Trains & Hobbies
(415) 885-2899
2450 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA
 
John's Junction Model Trains
(510) 893-3370
664 Fourth Street
Oakland, CA
 
Lee's Trains
(510) 652-3980
3980 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA
 
Gator Games & Hobby
(650) 571-7529
4212 Olympic Ave
San Mateo, CA
 
Japantown Hobby
(415) 563-2970
1581 Webster St. # 116B
San Francisco, CA
 
Franciscan Hobbies
(415) 584-3919
1920-A Ocean Ave
San Francisco, CA
 
A Toy Train Depot
(510) 444-8724
681 4th Street
Oakland, CA
 
Boss Robot Hobbies
(510) 841-1680
2953 College Ave
Berkeley, CA
 

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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