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Blackbird, Brewer bird picture


Blackbird, Brewer bird pictureBREWER BLACKBIRD
510. Euphagus cyanocephalus. 10 inches

Male with a glossy purplish head and greenish black body; female grayish brown. This is the Western representative of the preceding; it is most abundant west of the Rockies, but is also found on the Plains.

Its distribution is not so northerly and it nests commonly in its United States range. Their eggs are whitish, very profusely spotted and blotched with various shades of brown (1.00 x .75).