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Common Name:Blackbird, Yellow-headed
Scientific Name:Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Area:Tingley Lake, Oregon
Date:June 29. 2012

The bright yellow head of the male make this blackbird of marshlands an easy bird to spot and identify. Females as shown in the lower photo are a little more confusing.

Tingley Lake, Oregon - - - June 29, 2012

Reference:Western Birds by Peterson