Yellow-headed Blackbird

Yellow-headed Blackbird


Literature Yellow-headed Blackbird
[order] Passeriformes |

Yellow-headed Blackbird determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Icteridae | [latin] Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus | [UK] Yellow-headed Blackbird | [FR] Carouge à tête jaune | [DE] Brillenstärling | [ES] Turpial de Cabeza Amarilla | [IT] Ittero testagialla | [NL] Geelkoptroepiaal

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Dolichonyx xanthocephalus
  2. Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus NA, MA w


Red-winged and Yellow-headed Blackbird Nesting Habitat in a Wisconsin Marsh
Abstract: Competitive interactions between Red-winged (Agelaius phoeniceus) and Yellow-headed
blackbirds (Xanthocephalus xathocephalus) have been reported by a number of workers
(e.g., Orians and Willson 1964, Willson 1966, Miller 1968). Most studies concern..[more]..
Source: J. of Field Ornithology, Vol. 54,no. 3
download article (pdf)

American Coot kills Yellow-headed Blackbird nestlings
Author(s): PETER L. HURD
Abstract: I know of only one witnessed predation event by an American Coot (Fulica americana) on a vertebrate-a nestling Redwinged Blackbirds…[more]..
Source: Wilson Bull., 104(3), 1992, pp. 552-553
download article (pdf)

Nestling Diets of Red-Winged and Yellow-Headed Blackbirds on Playa Lakes of West Texas
Author(s): David H. Fischer and Eric G. Bolen
Abstract: Red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) and yellow-headed blackbirds (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) are abundant breeding birds on the playa lakes of the Panhandle of Texas. Earlier studies have described the foods of nestling icterids in areas ..[more]..
Source: Department of Range and WildlifeManagement, Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas
download article (pdf)

Yellow-headed Blackbird account
Author(s): Studies of Western Birds 1:444-450, 2008
Abstract: Currently considered a Bird Species of Special Concern (breeding), priority 3. Not included on previous lists (Remsen 1978, CDFG 1992)…[more]..
Source: Shuford, W. D., and Gardali, T
download article (pdf)

All of Icteridae

  1. Baltimore Oriole
  2. Icterus galbula
  1. Bobolink
  2. Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  1. Brown-headed Cowbird
  2. Molothrus ater
  1. Yellow-headed Blackbird
  2. Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Join the discussion