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Brown-headed cowbird (male)

Molothrus ater


Adult males have an iridescent black plumage with a brown head and a finch-like bill.


Spotted at the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Foraging at the edge of the wetlands in flocks of about 10 birds.

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Spotted on Jun 22, 2020
Submitted on Jun 25, 2020

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