Rusty Blackbird

Euphagus carolinus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Blackbirds (Icteridae)

Code 4

RUBL

Code 6

EUPCAR

ITIS

HEAD

Rusty Blackbird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark in hatchlings, becoming light yellow; Deep yellow at maturity.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black with faint iridescent green.
  • Forehead Color: Black with faint iridescent green.
  • Nape Color: Black with faint iridescent green.
  • Throat Color: Black with faint iridescent green.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Rusty Blackbird Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 21-25 cm (8.25-9.75 in)
  • Weight: 65 g (2.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black with dull blue-green sheen.
  • Upperparts: Black with dull blue-green sheen.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Rusty Blackbird Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with deep rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 33-38 cm (13-15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with dull blue-green sheen.
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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