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yellow headed blackbird

Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus


large blackbird with yellow head and black mask, female brown streaked with yellow throat. Call described as a rusty hinge sound. Birds nest over water


park hosts feeder(near lake)


Over the past several years these birds which in our state were found in Eastern sector have started moving west of the cascades. There are at least two pairs breeding in the park and recent reports of another pair further n in portland

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1 Comment

Atul 10 years ago

nice one and interesting facts about this one

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Oregon, USA

Spotted on May 17, 2012
Submitted on May 17, 2012

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