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Brown-headed cowbird (molting juvenile)

Molothrus ater

Habitat:

This bird was hopping around under a restaurant canopy in the seating area.

Notes:

There was another similar bird around that was not photographed. This one is probably a male.


1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago
Brown-headed Cowbird (juvenile molting)
Molothrus ater Brown-headed Cowbird, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology


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4 Comments

MeloPinto
MeloPinto 6 years ago

Thanks for the reference, Chun... this one has kept me puzzled for a while!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 6 years ago

DanDoucetter works in that area, maybe he knows about the birds well there too !

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

You're welcome! Threw me for a bit of a loop, but I'm 99% sure that's correct :)

MeloPinto
MeloPinto 6 years ago

Thanks for the ID Ashley :)

MeloPinto
Spotted by
MeloPinto

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Lat: 43.10, Long: -79.11

Spotted on Aug 28, 2013
Submitted on Feb 4, 2014

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