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Bobolink

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Description:

Small, lark-like blackbird, all-black except for buff nape, white rump, and white wing patches. Tertials and wing coverts are lined with buff. Tail feathers are sharply pointed. Legs and feet are gray. Eats caterpillars, insects, seeds and grains. Strong undulating flight.

Habitat:

Large open grasslands

Notes:

Thousands of Bobolinks gathering at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.

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1 Comment

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Beautiful!

Liam
Spotted by
Liam

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 5, 2012
Submitted on May 6, 2012

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