Bronzed Cowbird

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Bronzed Cowbird

Molothrus aeneus
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Icteridae
Basic Description

A Central American bird, the Bronzed Cowbird makes its way to the United States only in the border states and Louisiana. Like other cowbirds, the female does not make a nest, but instead lays her eggs in the nests of other bird species.

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Other Names
  • Tordo Ojos Rojos (Spanish)
  • Vacher bronz√© (French)
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