Tag: Yellow-headed Blackbird

Red-winged and Yellow-headed Blackbird Nesting Habitat in a Wisconsin Marsh

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) Science Article 1 abstract Competitive interactions between Red-winged (Agelaius phoeniceus) and Yellow-headedblackbirds (Xanthocephalus xathocephalus) have been reported by a number of workers(e.g., Orians and Willson 1964, Willson 1966, Miller 1968). Most studies concerned withboth species occurring together have been conductedin western regions of North America;however, see Weller and Spatcher (1965), Burt […]

Nestling Diets of Red-Winged and Yellow-Headed Blackbirds on Playa Lakes of West Texas

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) Science Article 3 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 supporting wetlands undisturbed by agriculture (Willson 1966, Robertson 1973, Orians and Hom 1969), but […]

Yellow headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)

Passeriformes Icteridae Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) [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 Physical charateristics Male noticeably larger than Blackbird but female somewhat smaller; form differs in […]