Date: 4/30/18 11:30 am From: Jerry Davis
<jwdavis...> Subject: Re: Red-winged blackbirds
I have had female Red-winged blackbirds at my feeders for a month and the daily numbers vary from 60 to 130. One day I had one male but he moved on and the females are still here.
Jerry Wayne Davis Hot Springs
Males migrate before females, so now the female-dominated flocks are > coming through or are left behind after males have migrated north. Males > that breed in Arkansas are starting to set up territories. > > > Dan Scheiman > > Little Rock, AR > > >> On April 30, 2018 at 1:07 PM CK Franklin <meshoppen...> wrote: >> >> I have a question about blackbird behavior this time of year. >> Yesterday in Atkins Bottoms female RWBL outnumbered males by at >> least 10 to 1 in every small flock we saw. I estimate we saw about >> 300 blackbirds during the excursion through the bottoms. Is this >> normal behavior? >> >> Cindy >> Little Rock >> >