Yellow-headed Blackbird

Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Yellow-headed Blackbird specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

A casual visitor to the Washington region in the fall. The male has the entire head, throat, and breast yellow; the female has no yellow on the top of the head.

Specimen Information

This male is in the lower front with a female towards the back.
Date:  4/17/1884
Collected By:  EA Mearns
Locality:  Fort Verde, Arizona
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  235245