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steveo
Friday 10th March 2006, 14:01
robins and red winged bbs sure sings of goodness to come im stoked, Can anyone tell me why the flock of 50 red winged black birds in my yard is all male?

AlexC
Friday 10th March 2006, 18:42
The males migrate first, claim breeding ground, and about a month later (not so far off now - the males started showin' up here around Valentine's day) the females come and pick their mates.

steveo
Friday 10th March 2006, 23:24
Thanks Irish, is it all random or do females find fimilar male flocks in fimilar areas from years past?

samuel walker
Friday 10th March 2006, 23:40
cock robins and redwings are pouring in here.We expect robin hens soon. Redwing hens by next month.
Sam

AlexC
Saturday 11th March 2006, 05:34
cock robins and redwings are pouring in here.We expect robin hens soon. Redwing hens by next month.
Sam

Do you mean Common Grackles?

Thanks Irish, is it all random or do females find fimilar male flocks in fimilar areas from years past?

Sorry, Steveo, don't know - better wait for a migration expert to come along.