Red-winged blackbirds

A male red-winged blackbird flies near Swenson Road. Photo: Jesus Orduna, Rice University

A male red-winged blackbird flies near Swenson Road. Photo: Jesus Orduna, Rice University

A female red-winged blackbird settles on a reed. Photo: Jesus Orduna, Rice University

A female red-winged blackbird settles on a reed. Photo: Jesus Orduna, Rice University