Bird Photography by Kay Ekwall

Kay's Feathered Friends

Red-winged Blackbird/Agelatus phoenices

Red-winged Blackbird/Agelatus phoenices

Red-Winged Blackbird

I took this when we went to Dillon's nursery in Cave Junction. We were just leaving and looked at the pond with the tules and cattails and this lovely bird was singing away. They are about 8 1/2". They are jet balck with red and yellow shoulder patches on upper wings, with a pointed black bill. The female is heavily streaked, brown with a pointed brown bill and white eyebrows. The juvenile is the same as the female. The female broods twice to three times a year, with 3-4 bluish green eggs with brown markings. More information can be found here on Wikepedia.


Red-winged Blackbirds

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Slideshows of some of our feathered friends

NOTE: many of the slideshows and headings
might not work right now since flash player
has been discontinued. I will endeavor to
reconstruct new ones for this and all my
other websites but it will take awhile.
Please check back at some time in the future.
Thank you for your patience, Kay

Eurasian Collared Dove

Canadian Geese

Great Blue Heron

Great White Egret

Sea Gulls


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Josephine County, Southern Oregon

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