Dude, that was so close.
I know it's no emu...Red crested woodpecker?
Think marshes and reeds. I need to work on a picture for it.
I give up. I don't get out to the marshes so much. Red-bellied mugwump?
Wait! Let me guess one more time! It's not the red-winged blackbird, is it?
We've got a winner!
http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird/idThat was my guess. Red winged black bird. Honestly, before for I looked at the comments, lol. Rats, I've got to read you sooner.
The comments aren't on the main page so you definitely get credit.