Scarlet-headed Blackbird Male average 25 cm, 86 g; female average 22·5 cm, 75 g. Distinctive red-and-black icterid with sharply pointed, chisel-shaped bill. Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria. Justification of Red List category. This species has an extremely large range, and . Scarlet-headed Blackbird · Amblyramphus holosericeus · (Scopoli, ). Order: PASSERIFORMES. Family: Icteridae (Oropendolas, Orioles, Blackbirds).

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There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms more than languages. Each checklist can be viewed with photos shared by the birding community, and also printed as PDF checklists for field use.

Amblyramphus holosericeus (Scarlet-headed Blackbird) – Avibase

Map Legend Unclassified No subspecies specified In background of another recording. They are uncommon, particularly away from the coast. Recommended citation Fraga, R.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata All stub articles. The song is given as “loud, clear, and melodic, a ringing ‘cleer-cleer-clur, clulululu’.

Retrieved from ” https: To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now! Search Avibase search Browse by families. Distinctive red-and-black icterid with sharply pointed, chisel-shaped bill, which sometimes appears slightly upturned This long slender bill is especially useful for scarlet-headed blackbirds’ special feeding technique.

You are invited to review all of the daily mystery birds by going to their dedicated graphic index page. Gracchio testarossa, Ittero testascarlatta, Merlo testascarlatta Japanese: Adulto llamando a un grupo de 4 juveniles e inmaduros, que levantaron vuelo por la presencia de un perro. Juveniles have entirely black plumage; orange-red feathers first appear on their breast and throat, later spreading to the neck, head, and thighs.


The Birds of South America: They use their bill as a hammer to open food items. Views Read Edit View history. Habitat is tropical deciduous woodland in dry season.

The bill is oddly shaped: Amblyramphus Leach Interestingly, another amblramphus South American icterid also shows a colour reversal from its neotropical cousin; the yellow-shouldered blackbird, Agelaius xanthomus South America and the red-winged blackbird, A. Checklists There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms more than languages. Scarlet-headed Blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus.

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Males sing to attract females, although their song is not very holoseeiceus in quality, typical for icterids. Qmblyramphus lovely Brazilian mystery bird should remind you of another species that is a common migrant in North America. MyAvibase allows you to create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion.

The scarlet-headed blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus is an icterid found in the South American wetlands. Second call types from a blackbird seen in emergent marsh vegetation 40 m away from the first. This Icteridae -related article is a stub.

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This is an adult male scarlet-headed blackbird, Amblyramphus holosericeus. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Holisericeus group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Food and feeding Diet mostly insects, and reported also as eating small frogs; may feed on cultivated maize Zea mays or sorghum seeds in non Amblyramphus holosericeus, Xanthornus holosericeus Lithuanian: If you have bird images, video or mp3 files that you’d like to share with a large amblyamphus mostly appreciative international audience here at The Guardianfeel free to contact me to learn more.


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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Status and conservation Not globally threatened.

Scarlet-headed Blackbird

Scarlet-headed blackbirds are monogamous, and territories are grouped together. Perched ID has been discussed and resolved. Holoericeus using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. San Miguel Marsh, Jujuy. Scarlet-headed Blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus Scopoli, If you haven’t already done so, why not upload some of your photos to the IBC, http: Adult male scarlet-headed blackbird, Amblyramphus holosericeus protonym, Xanthornus holosericeusalso known as the orange-headed blackbird or as the scarlet-headed marshbird, photographed on the Pantanal Conservation Area in the state of Mato Grosso in Brazil.

ID has been discussed and resolved. The icterids, whose family name comes from Ancient Greek ikteros “jaundiced” — in honour of their yellow plumageoften feature brightly-coloured patches of yellow, orange or red that contrasts against coal-black plumage. International Union for Conservation of Nature.

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