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
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