I'm Sure It's An Easy One...Help ID?
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I'm Sure It's An Easy One...Help ID?

Axeman

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Saw this at my mother's in Port Credit....robin sized...maybe a little larger...



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As you probably know, the male RWBB arrives early in spring, long before the females, in order to establish territory and have a little fun. There are plenty of males in the neighbourhood here in western Pickering, although I no longer here the loud calls every morning. I almost never see a female even this late in the season. Perhaps the urban precinct is not the best nesting location. Anyway, the female can be quite striking when you see it up close, such as at Rouge marsh.

 



Axeman

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Thank you guys! That explains the size similarity....there was a male RWB in the area...I didn't put the two of them together....and that is my first...well maybe I've seen them before but never noticed and frankly come to think of it, I've never even questioned it...I'm so used to the image of a bunch of males clinging to old reeds in early spring displaying and calling....


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 :o And now the males start head pecking human heads. Today they were dive bombing crows at Kariya Park.
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