Red-winged Blackbird

(Agelaius phoeniceus)

Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: Confirmed

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as an extremely common migrant and summer breeder in grassy areas and marshes in all parts of the lab. Flocks of several hundred can be seen in spring and fall migration and small numbers can sometimes be found through the winter.

Photographer: Tom Bentley.
This is a male.

Photographer: Gene Oleynik.
This is a female.