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Red-Winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

The Red-winged Blackbird ranges year round over most of the lower 48 states in the USA, but can breed as far north as northern Canada, and are believed to be the most numerous bird in North America, as well as the most studied. Male birds can have as many as fifteen mates in a season, and will vigorously defend their territory. Wintering flocks of a million birds have been reported.

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