Yellow-headed Blackbird

Birds Likely to be Observed in Oregon

Location in Oregon - Red is Summer range

Yellow-headed Blackbird range

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Xanthocephalus Xanthocephalus - Locally common to abundant in cattail and tule marshes. No other North American has yellow head and black body. White wing patch is lacking in females and first-year males. The brownish females are easily overlooked in large flocks of blackbirds. Song of low rasping notes ends in a long descending buzz. Call is a distinctive low hoarse croak.

Date of Arrival - Average 4-9 - Early 4-6 - Late 4-14

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