Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae (Oropendolas, Orioles and Blackbirds)  
Genus: Molothrus (3 species, 6 worldwide)


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Bronze-brown Cowbird (Molothrus armenti) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
   


Split from the Rusty Blackbird and found only in northern Colombia.

Shiny Cowbird
Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis bonariensis) Male
Argentina  
   

Shiny Cowbird
Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis bonariensis) Female
Agua Dulces, Rocha, Uruguay  
   

Giant Cowbird
Giant Cowbird (Molothrus oryzivorus oryzivorus)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia
  Giant Cowbirds lay eggs in oropendola nests and grow up with oropendola parents.
   


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