Rusty Blackbird

Euphagus carolinus
Rusty Blackbird specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Common migrant, October to April in brushy swamp areas and fields borders; occasional in winter. The female is dark grayish, the male black; both can be told from other blackbirds by the light eye.

Specimen Information

This may be the record for the bird on the right.
Date:  11/9/1911
Collected By:  Conrad Zeller
Locality:  District of Columbia
Sex:  Male ?
Catalog ID:  233475