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Yellow-headed blackbird (male)

Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Description:

I saw several of these yellow-headed blackbirds in the larger wetlands. Very vocal with a striking black and yellow plumage. Some white patches on the wings are better seen when in flight.

Habitat:

Spotted at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

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4 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

Thanks, Hema. I had to travel to other parts of Washington to find them.

Hema
Hema 2 months ago

Beautiful!! We have red winged here.

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

Thank you, Mark. It's definitely not the prettiest of calls but it is still cool to hear them.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2020
Submitted on Jun 7, 2020

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