Recent Changes for "Blackbirds" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/BlackbirdsRecent Changes of the page "Blackbirds" on Davis Wiki.en-us Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2012-03-16 18:55:33JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * A third species occasionally found here is the '''Yellow-Headed Blackbird''' (''Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus''). Sometimes you'll find a few in the midst of the hundreds of Red-Wings nesting in the <span>cattails</span> in the Yolo Bypass wetlands in the spring. The males are easy to spot -- with very bright yellow head and chest and large white wing patches that can be seen when flying. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * A third species occasionally found here is the '''Yellow-Headed Blackbird''' (''Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus''). Sometimes you'll find a few in the midst of the hundreds of Red-Wings nesting in the <span>["cattails"]</span> in the Yolo Bypass wetlands in the spring. The males are easy to spot -- with very bright yellow head and chest and large white wing patches that can be seen when flying. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-10-27 15:10:01TomGarbersonFixing bad link identified by The Mystery Gnome <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> (Go to the index of bird species on the ["Birds<span>_</span>and<span>_</span>Bird<span>_</span>Watching" Birds and Birding] page) </td> <td> <span>+</span> (Go to the index of bird species on the ["Birds<span>&nbsp;</span>and<span>&nbsp;</span>Bird<span>&nbsp;</span>Watching" Birds and Birding] page) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 18:22:18LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> (Go to the index of bird species on the ["Birds_and_Birding" Birds and Birding] page) </td> <td> <span>+</span> (Go to the index of bird species on the ["Birds_and_Bird<span>_Watch</span>ing" Birds and Birding] page) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:34:13LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Mixed blackbird flocks -- which can number in the hundreds -- are often joined by <span>"</span>Brown-Headed Cowbirds<span>"</span>. Rarely, some <span>"</span>Tri-colored Blackbirds<span>"</span> will also <span>appear</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Mixed blackbird flocks -- which can number in the hundreds -- are often joined by <span>'''</span>Brown-Headed Cowbirds<span>'''</span>. Rarely, some <span>'''</span>Tri-colored Blackbirds<span>'''</span> will also <span>join in.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:33:28LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * A third species occasionally found here is the Yellow-Headed Blackbird (''Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus''). Sometimes you'll find a few in the midst of the hundreds of Red-Wings nesting in the cattails in the Yolo Bypass wetlands in the spring. The males are easy to spot -- with very bright yellow head and chest and large white wing patches that can be seen when flying. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * A third species occasionally found here is the <span>'''</span>Yellow-Headed Blackbird<span>'''</span> (''Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus''). Sometimes you'll find a few in the midst of the hundreds of Red-Wings nesting in the cattails in the Yolo Bypass wetlands in the spring. The males are easy to spot -- with very bright yellow head and chest and large white wing patches that can be seen when flying. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:33:07LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in parking lots. The male can be identified by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown. (Note: Grackles have the same coloration but much bigger tails. While not yet common, Grackles have been sighted near Davis and may soon appear in town. --["users/LoisRichter"] 2010/08) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * The <span>'''</span>Brewer's Blackbird<span>'''</span> (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in parking lots. The male can be identified by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown. (Note: <span>'''</span>Grackles<span>'''</span> have the same coloration but much bigger tails. While not yet common, Grackles have been sighted near Davis and may soon appear in town. --["users/LoisRichter"] 2010/08) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:32:40LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * The Red-winged Blackbird (''Agelaius phoeniceus'') can be found near water and marshy areas like the ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area] and any pond with tall grasses surrounding it. Also try ["North Area Pond"], ["West Area Pond"], and ["Davis Wetlands"]. The males are matte black with bright red 'epaulettes' (shoulder patches) with a thin line of yellow below each. These epaulettes are on proud display in the early spring as males sing, stake out their territories, and try to impress the other birds. When not being shown off, the patches can be hard to see. Females are mottled in shades of brown and are sometimes mistaken for very large sparrows. In spring, a flock of males arrives first; and a flock of females comes later. Nests are off the ground in tules, reeds, or mustard. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * The <span>'''</span>Red-winged Blackbird<span>'''</span> (''Agelaius phoeniceus'') can be found near water and marshy areas like the ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area] and any pond with tall grasses surrounding it. Also try ["North Area Pond"], ["West Area Pond"], and ["Davis Wetlands"]. The males are matte black with bright red 'epaulettes' (shoulder patches) with a thin line of yellow below each. These epaulettes are on proud display in the early spring as males sing, stake out their territories, and try to impress the other birds. When not being shown off, the patches can be hard to see. Females are mottled in shades of brown and are sometimes mistaken for very large sparrows. In spring, a flock of males arrives first; and a flock of females comes later. Nests are off the ground in tules, reeds, or mustard. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:32:28LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis has two commonly seen species of <span>"</span>blackbird<span>"</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis has two commonly seen species of <span>'''</span>blackbird<span>'''</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:32:05LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis has two common <span>ty</span>pes of blackbird<span>s</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis has two common<span>ly</span> <span>seen s</span>p<span>eci</span>es of <span>"</span>blackbird<span>"</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:31:25LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[br]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:30:57LoisRichteradded grackle &amp; cowbird note, expanded descriptions <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis has two common types of blackbirds.<span>&nbsp;</span> The Red-winged Blackbird (''Agelaius phoeniceus'') can be found near water and marshy areas like the ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area] and any pond with tall grasses surrounding it. Also try ["North Area Pond"] ["West Area Pond"] and ["Davis Wetlands"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis has two common types of blackbirds.<span><br> + *</span> The Red-winged Blackbird (''Agelaius phoeniceus'') can be found near water and marshy areas like the ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area] and any pond with tall grasses surrounding it. Also try ["North Area Pond"]<span>,</span> ["West Area Pond"]<span>,</span> and ["Davis Wetlands"].<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;The males are matte black with bright red 'epaulettes' (shoulder patches) with a thin line of yellow below each. These epaulettes are on proud display in the early spring as males sing, stake out their territories, and try to impress the other birds. When not being shown off, the patches can be hard to see. Females are mottled in shades of brown and are sometimes mistaken for very large sparrows. In spring, a flock of males arrives first; and a flock of females comes later. Nests are off the ground in tules, reeds, or mustard.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in <span>grocery store </span>parking lots. The male can be identified by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown. </td> <td> <span>+ *</span> The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in parking lots. The male can be identified by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;(Note: Grackles have the same coloration but much bigger tails. While not yet common, Grackles have been sighted near Davis and may soon appear in town. --["users/LoisRichter"] 2010/08)</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The</span> third species occasionally found here is the Yellow-Headed Blackbird (''Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus''). Sometimes you'll find a few in the midst of the hundreds of Red-Wings nesting in the cattails in the Yolo Bypass wetlands in the spring. The males are easy to spot -- with very bright yellow head and chest and large white patches that can be seen when flying. </td> <td> <span>+ * A</span> third species occasionally found here is the Yellow-Headed Blackbird (''Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus''). Sometimes you'll find a few in the midst of the hundreds of Red-Wings nesting in the cattails in the Yolo Bypass wetlands in the spring. The males are easy to spot -- with very bright yellow head and chest and large white <span>wing </span>patches that can be seen when flying. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * I've never gotten a good photo of one, but I did paint a picture. Here's the male in courtship pose. --["Users/LoisRichter"] </td> <td> <span>+ </span> * I've never gotten a good photo of one, but I did paint a picture. Here's the male in courtship pose. --["Users/LoisRichter"]<span><br> + <br> + Mixed blackbird flocks -- which can number in the hundreds -- are often joined by "Brown-Headed Cowbirds". Rarely, some "Tri-colored Blackbirds" will also appear</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:12:41LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[br]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 13:12:11LoisRichtertidied up, added Photo section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(YHBB-courting.jpg, "Yellow-Headed Blackbird in courtship pose<span>, painting by ["users/LoisRichter"]</span>", right, <span>18</span>0, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(YHBB-courting.jpg, "Yellow-Headed Blackbird in courtship pose", right, <span>20</span>0, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- (Lois says: I've never gotten a good photo of one, but I did paint a picture. Here's the male in courtship pose.)</span> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * I've never gotten a good photo of one, but I did paint a picture. Here's the male in courtship pose. --["Users/LoisRichter"]<br> + <br> + = Photos =<br> + (request: If you have good local blackbird photos, please add them here.)<br> + <br> + == ==<br> + (Go to the index of bird species on the ["Birds_and_Birding" Birds and Birding] page)</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-30 07:01:37LoisRichterre-sizing images <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(YHBB-courting.jpg, "Yellow-Headed Blackbird in courtship pose, painting by ["users/LoisRichter"]", right, <span>24</span>0, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(YHBB-courting.jpg, "Yellow-Headed Blackbird in courtship pose, painting by ["users/LoisRichter"]", right, <span>18</span>0, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-29 21:30:20LoisRichteroops fix <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(YHBB-courting.jpg, "Yellow-Headed Blackbird in courtship pose, painting by [users/LoisRichter]", right, 240, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(YHBB-courting.jpg, "Yellow-Headed Blackbird in courtship pose, painting by [<span>"</span>users/LoisRichter<span>"</span>]", right, 240, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-29 21:29:36LoisRichteradded third blackbird info and image <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(YHBB-courting.jpg, "Yellow-Headed Blackbird in courtship pose, painting by [users/LoisRichter]", right, 240, thumbnail)]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + The third species occasionally found here is the Yellow-Headed Blackbird (''Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus''). Sometimes you'll find a few in the midst of the hundreds of Red-Wings nesting in the cattails in the Yolo Bypass wetlands in the spring. The males are easy to spot -- with very bright yellow head and chest and large white patches that can be seen when flying.<br> + (Lois says: I've never gotten a good photo of one, but I did paint a picture. Here's the male in courtship pose.)</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2010-08-29 21:13:04LoisRichterUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds?action=Files&do=view&target=YHBB-courting.jpg">YHBB-courting.jpg</a>.Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2007-10-27 20:42:05JimEvans <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in grocery store parking lots. The male can be <span>ID</span>ed by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in grocery store parking lots. The male can be <span>identifi</span>ed by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2005-03-22 11:57:18JabberWokkyRevert to version dated 2005-03-01 13:03:19. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Davis[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]two[[nbsp]]common[[nbsp]]types[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]blackbirds.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]Red-winged[[nbsp]]Blackbird[[nbsp]](''Agelaius[[nbsp]]phoeniceus'')[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]found[[nbsp]]near[[nbsp]]water[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]marshy[[nbsp]]areas[[nbsp]]like[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo_Bypass_Wildlife_Area][[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]any[[nbsp]]pond[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]tall[[nbsp]]grasses[[nbsp]]surrounding[[nbsp]]it.[[nbsp]]Also[[nbsp]]try[[nbsp]]["North Area Pond" North_Area_Pond][[nbsp]]["West Area Pond" West_Area_Pond][[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]["Davis Wetlands" Davis_Wetlands].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Davis has two common types of blackbirds. The Red-winged Blackbird (''Agelaius phoeniceus'') can be found near water and marshy areas like the ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area] and any pond with tall grasses surrounding it. Also try ["North Area Pond"] ["West Area Pond"] and ["Davis Wetlands"].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The[[nbsp]]Brewer's[[nbsp]]Blackbird[[nbsp]](''Euphagus[[nbsp]]cyanocephalus'')[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]"side[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]road"[[nbsp]]blackbird[[nbsp]]often[[nbsp]]seen[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]grocery[[nbsp]]store[[nbsp]]parking[[nbsp]]lots.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]male[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]IDed[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]overall[[nbsp]]glossy[[nbsp]]sheen[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bright[[nbsp]]yellow[[nbsp]]iris.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]female[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]drab[[nbsp]]brown.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in grocery store parking lots. The male can be IDed by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2005-03-22 10:46:20RobertMorrisAll Rights Reversed <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Davis has two common types of blackbirds. The Red-winged Blackbird (''Agelaius phoeniceus'') can be found near water and marshy areas like the ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area] and any pond with tall grasses surrounding it. Also try ["North Area Pond"] ["West Area Pond"] and ["Davis Wetlands"].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Davis[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]two[[nbsp]]common[[nbsp]]types[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]blackbirds.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]Red-winged[[nbsp]]Blackbird[[nbsp]](''Agelaius[[nbsp]]phoeniceus'')[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]found[[nbsp]]near[[nbsp]]water[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]marshy[[nbsp]]areas[[nbsp]]like[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo_Bypass_Wildlife_Area][[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]any[[nbsp]]pond[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]tall[[nbsp]]grasses[[nbsp]]surrounding[[nbsp]]it.[[nbsp]]Also[[nbsp]]try[[nbsp]]["North Area Pond" North_Area_Pond][[nbsp]]["West Area Pond" West_Area_Pond][[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]["Davis Wetlands" Davis_Wetlands].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in grocery store parking lots. The male can be IDed by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The[[nbsp]]Brewer's[[nbsp]]Blackbird[[nbsp]](''Euphagus[[nbsp]]cyanocephalus'')[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]"side[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]road"[[nbsp]]blackbird[[nbsp]]often[[nbsp]]seen[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]grocery[[nbsp]]store[[nbsp]]parking[[nbsp]]lots.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]male[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]IDed[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]overall[[nbsp]]glossy[[nbsp]]sheen[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bright[[nbsp]]yellow[[nbsp]]iris.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]female[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]drab[[nbsp]]brown.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Blackbirdshttp://daviswiki.org/Blackbirds2005-03-01 13:03:19MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Blackbirds<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Davis has two common types of blackbirds. The Red-winged Blackbird (''Agelaius phoeniceus'') can be found near water and marshy areas like the ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area" Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area] and any pond with tall grasses surrounding it. Also try ["North Area Pond"] ["West Area Pond"] and ["Davis Wetlands"].<br> + <br> + The Brewer's Blackbird (''Euphagus cyanocephalus'') is the "side of the road" blackbird often seen in grocery store parking lots. The male can be IDed by the overall glossy sheen and a bright yellow iris. The female is drab brown.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>