Yellow-headed Blackbird, Malheur NWR, Oregon

Three Blackbirds (Okay, Four)


A couple of readers asked about Malheur blackbirds. Because birds are much more interesting than politics, here are the three: Yellow-headed were the least common, and occurred in groups of 20-40 birds. For such a beautiful bird, they have an amazingly ugly song. Brewer’s Blackbirds¬†are the second most common, and seem to like the road…