Size: Approx 19-26cm
Longevity: It can live for about 2 to 9 years.
Habitat: It lives in marshes, in cultivated fields and on roadsides.
Food: It mainly eats seeds, cereal grains, berries and wild fruits. In summer, the red-winged blackbird also eats insects, caterpillars, larvae, spiders, molluscs and snails.
Did you know that the male red-winged blackbird becomes very aggressive when it comes to defending its territory? He won’t hesitate to whirl over your heads and squeal. You will be able to observe it in this phenomenon when you approach the nests.