Agelaius phoeniceus

This nest may never have been used, but Red-winged Blackbirds definitely bred along this lakeside. Here’s one of this year’s models, still getting some help with feeding. The feather pattern is not without interest.

2 Responses to “Agelaius phoeniceus”

  1. 1 Paul Lamb July 19, 2017 at 5:31 am

    Why “may never have been used”? My wife found one among the reeds at our little Ozark pond and learned the hard way that it was being used — by wasps.

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