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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Blackbird, Yellow-headed
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Blackbird, Yellow-headed (Local Rarety)
-Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (Bonaparte)


Adult male: Head, neck, and most of breast rich yellow to nearly orange, also often a few yellow feathers near vent; patch about eyes and narrow margin around base of bill black; patch on wing (primary coverts and part of greater wing coverts) white; rest of plummage black.

Adult female: Mostly dusky brown, the wings without a white patch; stripe over eye, cheeks and throat varies from whitish to yellowish also; lower breast streaked with white.

 


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