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Blackbird, Rusty bird pictures


Blackbird, Rusty bird picturesRUSTY BLACKBIRD
509. Euphagus carolinus. 9.5 inches

Male glossy black, female grayish; both sexes in winter with most of the head and breast feathers tipped with rusty.

In the United States we know these birds chiefly as emigrants; but a few of them remain to breed in the Northern parts.

Their songs are rather squeaky efforts, but still not unmusical. These birds are found east of the Rockies.