Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Wild Bird Wednesday

Wild Bird Wednesday #49
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I had to go back to the pond where the Red Wing Blackbirds hang out every year.   This year was disappointing.  I only found one male where in the past there were many.  No female in sight, but I know she is around because the male was protecting the sight. 






The Red Wing Blackbird is a handsome fella ... bully bird, yes, but only doing what comes naturally.They are one of my favorites at my feeder ...

23 comments:

  1. Lovely bird, great colours.
    Happy WBW to you!

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  2. They are handsome!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  3. What a beautiful bird!! I would welcome him, too!! Terrific captures for the day, Andrea!!

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  4. You got some great captures that really show his colors!

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  5. Red-winged Blackbirds are so beautiful and your photos are great.

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  6. Interesting bird, hopeful they come back in larger numbers.

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  7. Pretty shots of the RW Blackbird! They are expecially pretty in flight, love the colors.

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  8. I felt so honored to have them at my feeder while in Goose Island. I'd never had such a close up look at these majestic birds.
    Their raucous shrill cry makes me giggle for some reason...I'm sure it's meant to sound intimidating, but it just makes me chuckle.

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  9. Great in flight shot! I have about a dozen RWB in my yard.

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  10. Such a gorgeous bird - and unlike anything we see here. Thank you. Lots.

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  11. I'd say one was a hundred percent better than none at all and after al, isn't he a handsome fellow!

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  12. I love Red-winged Blackbirds! Great photos!

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  13. Beautiful pictures of a beautiful bird.
    Kind regards, Irma

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  14. They are prevalent throughout the U.S., as are many of the blackbird species. We need them all, though; to each their purpose (bully or not). Nice pictures of him!

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  15. These are gorgeous thanks for stopping by and seeing Tickle & Sherman

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  16. What great photos of your red winged blackbird. I have only seen one twice in my area. They really are quite beautiful. Maybe the female is busy tending to young 'uns. Wouldn't that be nice! You have a wonderful day, hugs, Edna B.

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  17. He's a handsome fellow! Beautiful colours.

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  18. The red stands out beautiful bird.

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  19. Fantastic shots! Love those red and yellow shoulders!

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  20. I really like these birds - they feature in the first pages of one of my favourite books.

    The pelican is actually on a post in the sea - its an very sheltered bay - but it is the sea.

    Thanks for your comments!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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