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Brown-headed Cowbird

Molothrus ater

Description:

Small blackbird with glossy brown head. They are a nest parasite, laying their eggs in the nest of another species of bird. They often will hatch first and outcompete their hosts' young.

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bjohnson
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bjohnson

Maine, USA

Spotted on Apr 12, 2009
Submitted on Nov 3, 2011

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