SE TX Gulf Coast area.

by Carmell Hergert
(Groves, TX, USA)

This morning I saw a flock of red winged black birds, a wren, and a cowbird at my feeders in Groves/Port Arthur, TX. The strangest thing though was a black bird the size of a cow bird but yet it had golden stripes that went horizontally across its wings? I have never seen such a bird in my entire 48 years of living and have never seen a grackle which looked like that either. Any ideas?

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SE TX Gulf Coast area.

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Feb 23, 2012
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by: AuntGiki

Maybe it was a female red-wing

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