Yellow-shouldered blackbird

Yellow-shouldered blackbird

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SPECIES
Agelaius xanthomus

The yellow-shouldered blackbird, also known as in Puerto Rican Spanish as la mariquita de Puerto Rico or capitán, is a diurnal blackbird endemic to the archipelago of Puerto Rico and belongs to the genus Agelaius of the family Icteridae. It has black plumage with a prominent yellow shoulder on its wing. Adult males and females are of similar appearance. The species is predominantly insectivorous.

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Distribution

Geography

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Yellow-shouldered blackbird habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

Diet

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR

References

1. Yellow-shouldered blackbird Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-shouldered_blackbird
2. Yellow-shouldered blackbird on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22724209/180529449
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/682524

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