Brewer's Blackbird

Euphagus cyanocephalus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Blackbirds (Icteridae)

Code 4

BRBL

Code 6

EUPCYC

ITIS

HEAD

Brewer's Blackbird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown in fledglings. In males, changes to grayish white then yellow with age; Females brown, infrequently yellow.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black with purple sheen.
  • Forehead Color: Black with purple sheen.
  • Nape Color: Black with purple sheen.
  • Throat Color: Black with purple sheen.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Brewer's Blackbird Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22-26 cm (8.75-10.25 in)
  • Weight: 68 g (2.4 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black with blue-green sheen.
  • Upperparts: Black with blue-green sheen.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Brewer's Blackbird Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 36-41 cm (14-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with blue-green sheen.
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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