Yellow-headed Blackbird

Other Names: none

Distribution: western United States in summer, south to Mexico in winter.

Description:

Size: 24-27 cm in length with a 38-45 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Males are mainly black with a yellow head and breast; they have a white wing patch  only visible in flight. Females are mainly brown with a dull yellow throat and breast. The beak, legs, and eyes are black.

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Yellow-headed Blackbird

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Bill Shape
all-purpose
dagger
Eats
cracked-corn
millet
nut-meats
suet
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Sounds
screeching
Habitat
agricultural
Urban
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
black
brown
yellow
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
blackbirds (new world) and orioles - icteridae
Conservation Status
Least Concern