Peachy Female Red-winged Blackbird (and my FOY Swainson’s Hawk)

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Male Red-winged Blackbirds are so distinctive in color and pattern as to be instantly recognizable by most but the mottled brown female often goes unrecognized or even mistaken for a large sparrow. […]

Birds Being Fooled By Our Warm Winter?

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Based on what I’m seeing in the field I’m wondering if some birds aren’t being tricked into spring activities too early. […]