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Red-winged blackbird (bicolor)
Euphagus cyanocephalus

Red-winged blackbird (bicolor)
Red-winged blackbird (bicolor)

Size: 9 inches
Overall Color: black
Occurrence: near water
Diet: insects, seeds
Nest: mud cup
Field Identification: black with red wing bars
Season: winter


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 83 Icteridae (icterids)
Genus: Euphagus
Species: cyanocephalus

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