Ellen

by Ellen
(Grafton, MA)

We saw a huge flock of grackles in our backyard (central Mass) a few brown headed cow birds thrown in. there were several birds with white stripes across their wings. at first, i thought they were red-winged black birds but the stripe was clearly white. no pics, i used my binoculars.

Can't find a bird with a white stripe in my bird book. Maybe an immature bird?

there were prob 200 birds. so neat!!! Could hear the ever-present "glug glug gleeeeee" call. Which bird does that?

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Mar 17, 2014
Bird ID NEW
by: AuntGiki

redwings (sometimes you can't see the yellow and red stripes when the wings are down)

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