Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbirds in tall grass | Parc Jarry, Montreal

Red-winged Blackbirds waking in the tall grass and trees around the pond in Jarry Park in Montreal. In the dark grey overcast sky, an atmospheric cacophony of Ring-billed Gulls. In the background, the constant traffic of St. Laurent Blvd that lines the park.

Species : Red-winged Blackbird, Ring-billed Gull, Mourning Dove.
Date/Time : 12.04.2017 / 5:45AM
Location : Jarry Park, Montreal, Quebec, Canada [45°32’06.3″N 73°37’30.8″W]
Altitude : 55m (180′)
Equipment : MKH50/MKH30 (MS), SD633


Call | Parc Sainte-Marie, Laval

Recording made during the Grand Défi QuébecOiseaux 2018.
Species : Red-winged Blackbird, Northern Flicker.
Date/Time : 12.05.2018 / afternoon
Location : Wood of Parc Sainte-Marie, Laval, Quebec, Canada
Altitude : 24m (78′)
Equipment : Wildtronics Pro Mono-Stereo Parabolic, 633

Calls, wings sound and song

Date/Time : 27.05.2018 / morning
Location : Mixed forest near sand dunes of Tadoussac, Quebec, Canada [48°09’39.2″N 69°39’32.2″W]
Equipment : Wildtronics Pro Mono Parabolic, PCM-M10

Header photo by Cephas (CC BY-SA 3.0)