Yellow-headed Blackbird
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
(L 9.5" WS 15" Wt 2.3 oz)
Song sounds like a
rusty gate opening.
So. Padre Island
Texas
Don Jones,
XC1292
 SPECIES
STATUS IS
ENDANGERED IN
ILLINOIS
Blackbird! sing me something well:
  While all the neighbors shoot thee round,
    I keep smooth plats of fruitful ground,
      Where thou may’st warble, eat and dwell.
      (Lord Alfred Tennyson)
21Apr2013
15Apr2015