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    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 bronzé (French)
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