Baltimore (Northern) Oriole (male) - approx. 22 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Icterus
Species: Galbula
Red-winged Blackbird (male) - approx. 22 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Agelaius
Species: Phoeniceus
Aggressively defends its territory
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Red-winged Blackbird (female) - approx. 22 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Agelaius
Species: Phoeniceus
Aggressively defends its territory
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Updated October 27 2017
Common Grackle (male) - approx. 30 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Quiscalus
Species: Quiscula
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Updated January 29 2016
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Page Last Updated: October 27 2017
Updated October 27 2017
Brown-headed Cowbirds (Moulting juveniles?) - approx.
20 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Molothrus
Species: Ater
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Updated April 17 2016
Audio (male)  - updated May 22 2012
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Brown-headed Cowbird (female) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Molothrus
Species: Ater
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Updated April 17 2016
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Audio - updated March 22 2014
Audio - updated April 24 2012
Brown-headed Cowbird (male) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Molothrus
Species: Ater
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Updated April 17 2016
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Audio (female - male in background) - updated May
5 2013
The Brown-headed Cowbird is a brood parasite - it lays
its eggs in the nests of other species - this Cowbird was
being fed by a
Yellow Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird (juvenile) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Molothrus
Species: Ater
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Updated April 17 2016
Bobolink (male) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Dolichonyx
Species: Oryzivorus
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Updated September 8 2015
Audio - updated May 10 2009
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Updated September 8 2015
Baltimore (Northern) Oriole (female) - approx. 22 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Icterus
Species: Galbula
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Updated September 8 2015
Orchard Oriole (female) - approx. 18 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Icterus
Species: Spurius
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Updated September 8 2015
Red-winged Blackbird (juvenile) - approx. 15 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Agelaius
Species: Phoeniceus
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Updated October 27 2017
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Rusty Blackbird (male?) - approx. 23 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Euphagus
Species: Carolinus
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
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Updated March 1 2016
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Baltimore Oriole audio
Red-winged Blackbird (male) audio
Red-winged Blackbird (female) audio
Bobolink (male) audio
Common Grackle audio
Brown-headed Cowbird (male) audio
Brown-headed Cowbird (female) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Molothrus
Species: Ater
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Audio (male in background) - updated May 22 2012
Brown-headed Cowbird (female) audio
Orchard Oriole (male) - approx. 18 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Icterus
Species: Spurius
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Updated September 8 2015
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Audio - updated May 17 2016
Orchard Oriole audio
Common Grackles (male & female) - approx. 30 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Quiscalus
Species: Quiscula
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Updated January 29 2016
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Red-winged Blackbird (juvenile) - approx. 22 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Agelaius
Species: Phoeniceus
Aggressively defends its territory
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Updated October 27 2017
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Bobolink (female) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Passeriformes (Perching birds)
Family: Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)
Genus: Dolichonyx
Species: Oryzivorus
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Updated September 8 2015
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Photograph by Ed McAskill
Baltimore (Northern) Oriole (male) in Hawthorn tree - approx. 22 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - May 2008
Red-winged Blackbird (male) - approx. 22 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - June 2007
Red-winged Blackbird (female) - approx. 22 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2007
Common Grackle (male) - approx. 30 cm - Bluffers Park - May 2008
Brown-headed Cowbird (male) in Red-osier Dogwood - approx. 20 cm - Samuel Smith Park - March 2009
Brown-headed Cowbird (juvenile) - approx. 20 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - July 2007
Bobolink (male) - approx. 20 cm - Lynde Shores Conservation Area (Whitby) - May 2009
Baltimore (Northern) Oriole (female) - approx. 22 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - May 2009
Orchard Oriole (female) - approx. 18 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - July 2009
Red-winged Blackbird (juvenile) - approx. 15 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - July 2009
Brown-headed Cowbird (female) - approx. 20 cm - High Park - May 2009
Orchard Oriole (male) - approx. 18 cm - Samuel Smith Park - May 2012
Common Grackles (male & female) - approx. 30 cm - Lynde Shores Conservation Area (Whitby) - June 2013
Red-winged Blackbird (juvenile) - approx. 22 cm - Leslie Spit - August 2013
Bobolink (female) - approx. 20 cm - Samuel Smith Park - May 2014
Brown-headed Cowbird (female) - approx. 20 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2008
Brown-headed Cowbirds (moulting) - approx. 20 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - August 2008
Updated April 17 2016
Rusty Blackbird (male? - non-breeding plumage) - approx. 23 cm - Marie Curtis Park - October 2015