Category Archives: Blackbirds

Red-Winged Blackbird

Scientific Name: Agelaius phoeniceus Diet: Red-Winged Blackbirds are omnivores. They eat mostly seeds and insects, and They eat more insects in summer and more seeds in winter. About 75% of the Red-Winged Blackbird’s diet is seeds. They also eat mollusks, … Continue reading

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Brown-Headed Cowbird

Scientific Name: Molothrus ater Habitat: Brown-Headed Cowbirds can be found in grasslands, prairies,pastures, fields, forest edges, orchards, thickets, and suburban areas. Nesting: Brown-Headed Cowbirds are nest parasites. They lay their eggs in other species of birds nests. Brown-Headed Cowbirds commonly … Continue reading

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