Red-winged Blackbird

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Agelaius phoeniceus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Icteridae Family
♂ 22–24 cm 17–18 cm Length
Tropical rainforest swamp-forest Forest. montane Shrubland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Below Between   Range:-  See`Map Habitat
 3(3-4)5 ggs, incubation 11-12 days, fledging 11–14 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, nectare, seeds and berries. Food  
9659 - TSN: 179046 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Red-winged Blackbird Ian Cruickshank Swan Lake, Victoria , Vancouver Island, BC Canada call, male, song XC164257 

AKA:- Czech: vlhovec červenokřídlý
Danish: Rødvinget Stærling, Rødvinget Trupial
German: Rotflügelstärling, Rotschulterstärling
English: Red-winged Blackbird
Spanish: Sargento, Sargento Alirrojo, Tordo sargento, Turpial Sargento
Spanish (Costa Rica): Tordo sargento
Spanish (Honduras): Sargento
Spanish (Mexico): Tordo Sargento
Spanish (Nicaragua): Tordo Sargento
Finnish: punaolkaturpiaali
French: Carouge à épaulettes
Hungarian: pirosvállú csiröge
Icelandic: Blettasóti
Italian: Ittero alirosse, Merlo alirosse
Japanese: hagoromogarasu
Japanese: ハゴロモガラス
Latin: Agelaius phoeniceus, Agelaius phoeniceus phoeniceus
Lithuanian: Raudonsparnis trupialas
Dutch: Epauletspreeuw
Norwegian: Rødvingetrupial
Polish: epoletnik krasnoskrzydly, Epoletnik krasnoskrzydły, Kacyk czerwonoskrzydły
Portuguese: Graúna-d'asa-vermelha
Russian: Красноплечий чёрный трупиал
Slovak: Trupiál červenokrídly, vlhovec cervenokrídly, vlhovec červenokrídly
Swedish: Rödvingetrupial
Turkish: ala kanatlı karatavuk, Ala-kanatlı Karatavuk
Chinese: 红翅黑鹂


Agelaius phoeniceus
Agelaius phoeniceus aciculatus
Agelaius phoeniceus arctolegus
Agelaius phoeniceus arthuralleni
Agelaius phoeniceus assimilis
Agelaius phoeniceus brevirostris
Agelaius phoeniceus bryanti
Agelaius phoeniceus californicus
Agelaius phoeniceus californicus/mailliardorum
Agelaius phoeniceus caurinus
Agelaius phoeniceus floridanus
Agelaius phoeniceus fortis
Agelaius phoeniceus fortis (heterurus)
Agelaius phoeniceus fortis (stereus)

Geographic range:

  • Agelaius phoeniceus phoeniceus: SE Canada to Texas and se US
  • Agelaius phoeniceus arctolegus: SE Alaska and Yukon to n-central US; > to s-central US
  • Agelaius phoeniceus fortis: Montana to se New Mexico (east of Rocky Mts.); > to Texas
  • Agelaius phoeniceus nevadensis: SE Br. Col. to Idaho, se Calif. and s Nevada; > to s Arizona
  • Agelaius phoeniceus caurinus: Coastal sw Br. Col. to nw California; > to central California
  • Agelaius phoeniceus sonoriensis: SE California to ne Baja, s Nevada, cent. Arizona and nw Mexico
  • Agelaius phoeniceus nyaritensis: Coastal plains of sw Mexico (Nayarit)
  • Agelaius phoeniceus nelsoni: S-c Mexico (Morelos and adj. Guerrero to w Puebla and Chiapas)
  • Agelaius phoeniceus arthuralleni: N Guatemala
  • Agelaius phoeniceus grinnelli: Pacific slope of w Guatemala to nw Costa Rica (Guanacaste)
  • Agelaius phoeniceus littoralis: Gulf Coast of se Texas to nw Florida
  • Agelaius phoeniceus mearnsi: Extreme se Georgia and n Florida
  • Agelaius phoeniceus floridanus: S Florida (Everglades to Key West)
  • Agelaius phoeniceus megapotamus: C Texas and lower Rio Grande Valley to e Mexico (n Veracruz)
  • Agelaius phoeniceus richmondi: Caribbean slope of Mexico (s Veracruz) to Belize and n Guatemala
  • Agelaius phoeniceus richmondi (matudae): Tropical se Mexico
  • Agelaius phoeniceus richmondi (pallidulus): SE Mexico (n Yucatán Peninsula)
  • Agelaius phoeniceus brevirostris: Caribbean slope of Honduras and se Nicaragua
  • Agelaius phoeniceus bryanti: NW Bahamas
  • Agelaius phoeniceus californicus: Central Valley of California
  • Agelaius phoeniceus mailliardorum: Coastal central California
  • Agelaius phoeniceus aciculatus: Mountains of s-central California (e-central Kern County)
  • Agelaius phoeniceus neutralis: Coastal s California (San Luis Obispo County) to nw Baja
  • Agelaius phoeniceus gubernator: Mexican Plateau (Durango to Zacatecas, México and Tlaxcala)



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