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Noun1.Agelaius - red-winged blackbirdsAgelaius - red-winged blackbirds    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Icteridae, Icteridae - American orioles; American blackbirds; bobolinks; meadowlarks
Agelaius phoeniceus, redwing, red-winged blackbird - North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wings
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swallow) 1 -- -- -- 1 Phrygilus alaudinus Band-tailed 1 -- -- -- 1 Sierra-Finch Agelaius thilius Yellow-winged 2 -- 2 -- -- Blackbird Passeriformes sp.
Although they are different originally there are creatures that appear differently even though they are similar genetically on the contrary the creatures that appear similar Consequently some bird species that have different appearances of cock and hen (for instance, Agelaius phoenicus) have been defined as different species by misunderstanding their physical appearances (2).
macroura N/A N/A Nashville Vermivora -- -- warbler ruficapilla Orange- Vermivora -- -- crowned celata warbler Red-winged Agelaius -- -- blackbird phoeniceus Townsend's Setophaga Common raven Corvus corax warbler townsendi Townsend's S.
Bartonella species detected in birds * Bird common name Bird species House sparrow Passer domesticus Boat-tailed grackle Quiscalus major Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Herring gulil ([dagger]) Larus argentatus House finch Carpodacus mexicanus Blue jay Cyanocitta cristata Song sparrow Melospiza melodia Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos European starling Sturnus vulgaris Red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum Tufted titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Red-bellied woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus Common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Common loon ([dagger]) Gavia immer Red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Brown pelican ([dagger]) Pelicanus occidentalis Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto No.
Nicolaus and Hansoo Lee of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, found that red-winged blackbirds, Agelaius phoeniceus, consistently avoided mealworms, Tenebriosp, injected with sub-lethal doses of the insecticide parathion.
20), Orians and Beletsky say they deduced their "familiar neighbor" hyphothesis from a decade of watching red-winged blackbirds, Agelaius phoeniceus, in Washington's Columbia National Wildlife Refuge.
Branta canadensis) were the most frequently documented birds, but occasionally we recorded raptors, smaller flocks of ducks, and large flocks of blackbirds (primarily Agelaius phoeniceus).