Tawny-shouldered Blackbird (Agelaius humeralis)
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird, Zapata Swamp, Cuba, February 2005 - click on image for a larger view Zapata Swamp, Cuba
February 2005

The Tawny-shouldered Blackbird is distributed throughout most of Cuba and in the northern part of Haiti. It is found in open areas, woodland and forest edges and farmland.

It is all black with a pointed conical bill and tawny to cream epaulets which are smaller on the female.

It is highly social and feeds on grain, seeds and insects as well as nectar.

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