Early Season Birds: Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, and Killdeer

In For the Birds by WDEV Radio

Chip and Anson discuss the birds that are coming back to Vermont as it warms up in the last few weeks. Red-winged Blackbird and Common Grackle are becoming a more common sight in late March, but the Killdeer is perhaps the most interesting. A member of the Plover family, this unique-colored bird can often be found in open spaces around farms or even in suburban yards or golf courses and is the only nesting Plover species in Vermont.


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