Bronzed Cowbird

Molothrus aeneus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Blackbirds (Icteridae)

Code 4

BROC

Code 6

MOLAEN

ITIS

HEAD

Bronzed Cowbird Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brownish orange to orange-brown; Males scarlet to crimson during breeding season.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black with bronze-green sheen.
  • Forehead Color: Black with bronze-green sheen.
  • Nape Color: Black with bronze-green sheen.
  • Throat Color: Black with bronze-green sheen.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Bronzed Cowbird Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 17-22 cm (6.5-8.75 in)
  • Weight: 68 g (2.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black with bronze-green sheen.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Bronzed Cowbird Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Swift somewhat swooping direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 25-33 cm (10-13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with blue sheen.
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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