Icteridae Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird St Marks National Wildlife Reserve Florida

Red-winged Blackbird – St Marks National Wildlife Reserve Florida

 

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus are found year-round in all 48 contiguous United States.1

Due to high winds and flooding from Hurricane Michael, both the St Marks National Wildlife Reserve Visitor Center and Lighthouse Road will remain closed until further notice.


1Red-winged Blackbird Life History. All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 2017, https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird/.


camera: Nikon D500 | lens: VR Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G IF-ED plus Nikkor 1.4x Teleconverter
focal length: 840mm | exposure: f/8 – 1/2000 – iso 500 | support: monopod

Wet Places Icteridae Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird St Marks National Wildlife Reserve Florida

Red-winged Blackbird – St Marks National Wildlife Reserve Florida

 

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus spend the breeding season in wet places like fresh or saltwater marshes and rice paddies..1


1Red-winged Blackbird Life History. All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 2017, https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird/.


camera: Nikon D500 | lens: VR Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G IF-ED plus Nikkor 1.4x Teleconverter
focal length: 840mm | support: monopod | exposure: f/8 – 1/2500 – iso 500

Icteridae Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird St Marks National Wildlife Reserve Florida

Red-winged Blackbird – St Marks National Wildlife Reserve Florida

 

One of the most abundant native birds on the North American continent, Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus may be found year-round in all 48 contiguous United States.1


1Red-winged Blackbird Life History. All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 2017, https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird/.


camera: Nikon D500 | lens: VR Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G IF-ED plus Nikkor 1.4x Teleconverter
focal length: 840mm | exposure: f/8 – 1/2500 – iso 500 | support: monopod