red-winged blackbird
noun Date: 1797 a North American blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) of which the adult male is black with a patch of bright scarlet at the bend of the wings bordered behind with yellow or buff — called also redwing blackbird

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  • red-winged blackbird — ☆ red winged blackbird [red′wiŋd΄ ] n. a North American blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) with a bright red patch on each wing near the shoulder in the male: also redwing blackbird …   English World dictionary

  • Red-winged Blackbird — Taxobox name = Red winged Blackbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px image caption = Male regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Icteridae genus = Agelaius species = A.… …   Wikipedia

  • red-winged blackbird — noun North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wings • Syn: ↑redwing, ↑Agelaius phoeniceus • Hypernyms: ↑New World blackbird, ↑blackbird • Member Holonyms: ↑Agelaius, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • red-winged blackbird — raudonpetis juodasis trupialas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Agelaius phoeniceus angl. red winged blackbird vok. Rotschulterstarling, m rus. красноплечий чёрный трупиал, m pranc. carouge à épaulettes, f ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • red-winged blackbird — red′ winged black′bird n. orn a North American blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which is black with scarlet patches, usu. bordered with yellow, on the bend of the wing • Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • red-winged blackbird — /red wingd / a North American blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which is black with scarlet patches, usually bordered with buff or yellow, on the bend of the wing. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • Red-breasted Blackbird — Taxobox name = Red breasted Blackbird regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Icteridae genus = Sturnella species = S. militaris binomial = Sturnella militaris binomial authority = (Linnaeus, 1758)The Red …   Wikipedia

  • Red-winged — may refer to:* Red winged Blackbird, passerine bird of the family Icteridae found in most of North and much of Central America * Red winged Tinamou, medium sized ground living bird from southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and northern… …   Wikipedia

  • red-winged troupial — Redwing Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow-winged Blackbird — Taxobox name = Yellow winged Blackbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Icteridae genus = Agelasticus species = A. thilius binomial = Agelasticus thilius… …   Wikipedia

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