Yellow-headed blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Identification Tips:

Adult male:

Adult female:

Similar species:

The male Yellow-headed Blackbird is diagnostic. Female Yellow-headed Blackbirds can be told from other species of blackbirds by the yellow throat and breast.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.