Bobolink

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Blackbirds (Icteridae)

Code 4

BOBO

Code 6

DOLORY

ITIS

HEAD

Bobolink Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown to black-brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Buff
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Bobolink Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 16-20 cm (6.25-8 in)
  • Weight: 48 g (1.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black back with narrow buff stripes, white scapulars and rump.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked, Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Bobolink Flight Illistration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong undeviating and slightly undulating flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 26-32 cm (10.25-12.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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