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Red-shouldered Blackbird (2 Viewers)

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The Red-shouldered Blackbird is a striking bird native to Central and South America. Males are easily recognized by their vibrant red shoulder patches, contrasting with their predominantly black feathers.The photographer, captures these birds inhabiting wetlands, marshes, and grasslands, where they feed on insects, seeds, and small aquatic creatures. Red-shouldered Blackbirds are known for their melodic songs and elaborate mating displays. They play an essential role in their ecosystem by controlling insect populations and dispersing seeds.
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The Red-shouldered Blackbird is a striking bird native to Central and South America.
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Sorry I didn't understand the point of this post. The highlighted text is wrong. Red-shouldered blackbirds are endemic to Cuba. This form is a recent split from red-winged blackbird. The latter is found in North and Central America, with some vagrants recorded as far away as Europe.
 

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