Red-winged BlackbIrds

A small pond at the rear of Cedar Hill Cemetery in Hartford is hosting a growing flock of Red-winged Blackbirds. I was drawn in by the racket they were making then an adult male worked to divert my attention away from his family.

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Last year’s cat-tails make good camouflage for the drab females and young.

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