Rusty Blackbird Blitz in Iowa

Mar 2, 2014

Although the current weather may not feel like spring is near, many birds are already beginning to migrate. And that includes the Rusty Blackbird. But the species is declining. And that is where the Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz comes in. It’s a bird count of sorts.  The event’s Iowa coordinator Chelsea Underwood says there are several ways to identify the bird….     For more information go to Or, contact your local bird-watching group.

Rusty Blackbrid
Credit G.Hoffman & C. Mettke Hoffman

Credit Ted Swem