Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, Orioles, and Finches

Lawrence's Goldfinch



Bobolink (male) - Grant Street Wetland, Lake County, Indiana - May, 2011

Bobolink (female) - Hatteras Light State Park, North Carolina - May, 2017

Bobolink (juvenile) - Reynold's Creek, Porter County, Indiana - July, 2016

Bobolink (winter) - Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana - December, 2013

Red-winged Blackbird (breeding-plumed) - Boot Lake Nature Preserve, Elkhart, Indiana - April, 2003

Red-winged Blackbird (1st winter) - Gibson Woods, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2007

Red-winged Blackbird (partial albino) - Willow Slough FWA, Indiana - June, 2006

Red-winged Blackbird (California "bicolored" form) - Point Reyes, California - April, 2012

Tricolored Blackbird - Moon Glow Dairy, Moss Landing, California - April, 2012

Eastern Meadowlark - Boot Lake Nature Preserve, Elkhart, Indiana - April, 2004

Western Meadowlark - Santa Barbara, California - April, 2011

Yellow-headed Blackbird (adult male) - Freezeout Lake WMA, MT - June, 2014 and California City, CA - April, 2011

Yellow-headed Blackbird (adult female) - California City, California - April, 2011

Rusty Blackbird (breeding) - Nome, Alaska - June, 2016

Rusty Blackbird (nonbreeding) - Whitefish Point, Michigan - October, 2004

Brewer's Blackbird - Monterey, California - 1995

Great-tailed Grackle (male) - Anzalduas County Park, McAllen, TX - April, 2013

Great-tailed Grackle (female) - California City, California - April, 2011

Boat-tailed Grackle (male and female) - Outer Banks, North Carolina - May, 2017

Common Grackle - Hammond, Indiana - May, 2006 and Loveland Pass, Colorado - April, 2003

Shiny Cowbird - Key West, Florida - April, 1996

Bronzed Cowbird - Anzalduas County Park, McAllen, Texas - July, 2007

Brown-headed Cowbird (male) - State Line Woods, Hammond, Indiana - May, 2003

Brown-headed Cowbird (female) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - May, 2011

* Orchard Oriole (adult male) - Boot Lake Nature Preserve, Elkhart, Indiana - May, 2003 and May, 2011

Orchard Oriole (1st spring male) - Boot Lake Nature Preserve, Elkhart, Indiana - May, 2006

Orchard Oriole (adult female) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Hooded Oriole - Big Morongo Canyon, CA - June, 2006 and Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, TX - April, 2013

Baltimore Oriole (adult male) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - May, 2011

Baltimore Oriole (adult female) - St. Joe County, Michigan - May, 2017 and Porter County, Indiana - May, 2011

Bullock's Oriole - Butterbredt Spring, California - April, 2011

Scott's Oriole - Mojave Desert, California - June, 2006

Brambling (breeding male) - St. Paul, Pribilof Islands, Alaska - May, 2016

Gray-crowned Rosy-finch - Silverthorne, Colorado - April, 2016

Gray-crowned Rosy-finch (Bering Sea race) - St. Paul, Pribilof Islands, Alaska - May, 2016

Brown-capped Rosy-finch - Loveland Pass, Colorado - April, 2003

Pine Grosbeak (male Taiga form) - Sax Zim Bog, Minnesota - February, 2013

Pine Grosbeak (male Interior West form) - Loveland Pass, Colorado - April, 2003

Pine Grosbeak (female) - Sax Zim Bog, Minnesota - February, 2013 and Loveland Pass, Colorado - April, 2003

Purple Finch (male) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - November, 2012

Purple Finch (1st year male) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - January, 2008

Purple Finch (female) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - October 2012 and January, 2008

Cassin's Finch (male and female) - Georgetown, Colorado - April, 2006

House Finch (breeding-plumed male) - San Elijo Lagoon, California - June, 2006

House Finch (non-breeding male) - Gibson Woods, Lake County, Indiana - February, 2007

House Finch (female) - George Lake Woodlot, Hammond, Indiana - October, 2006

Red Crossbill (adult male) - Georgetown, Colorado - April, 2014

Red Crossbill (adult male) - Chippewa County, Michigan - October, 2013

Red Crossbill (1st year male) - Chippewa County, Michigan - October, 2013

Red Crossbill (adult female) - Chippewa County, Michigan - October, 2013

White-winged Crossbill - Chain O' Lakes State Park, Noble County, Indiana - January, 2009

* Common Redpoll (adult male) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - January, 2013

Common Redpoll (female or immature) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - January, 2013 and December, 2012

Hoary Redpoll - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - December 8, 2012 and January 6, 2013

Pine Siskin - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - November, 2012

Lesser Goldfinch - Big Morongo Canyon, California - April, 2011 and June, 2006

Lawrence's Goldfinch - Big Morongo Canyon, California - April, 2011

American Goldfinch (breeding-plumed male) - Boot Lake Nature Preserve, Elkhart, Indiana - April, 2005

American Goldfinch (winter-plumed) - Michigan and Indiana

American Goldfinch (molting) - Boot Lake Nature Preserve, Elkhart, Indiana - April, 2002

Evening Grosbeak (male) - Indiana Dunes State Park, Porter County, Indiana - November, 2012

Evening Grosbeak (male) - Hartwick Pines State Park, Grayling, Michigan - June, 2013

Evening Grosbeak (female) - Hartwick Pines State Park, Grayling, Michigan - June, 2013

Evening Grosbeak (female) - Indiana Dunes State Park, IN - November, 2012 and October, 2007, and White Fish Point, MI - October, 2009

Eurasian Tree Sparrow - Quincy, Illinois - January, 2015

House Sparrow - Indiana Dunes State Park, Indiana - March, 2004

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