Have you seen this bird?? Red-winged Blackbird

What: Researchers from Environment & Climate Change Canada are conducting a study to determine how Red-winged Blackbirds use local resources for reproduction across North America.

How: They will be collecting eggs from nests (1 egg/nest) and studying their composition.

Where: Red-winged Blackbirds are sometimes found nesting in dense aquatic vegetation around wetlands, lakes and borrow (gravel) pits.

When: Late May to early June are the best times to sample eggs.

Who: If you know of locations where this bird nests that are easily accessible (near a road), please contact the Tlicho Government office, Kevin Kardynal: kevin.kardynal[at]canada[dot]ca or 306-491-2165.

 

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