Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Scarlet-headed Blackbird - Amblyramphus holosericeus

Order: Passeriformes (Oscines) - Family: Icteridae Habitat: Marshes
All records since January 2014
Sounds
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird © Carlos Ferrari
© Roberto Ares © Roberto Ares
Adult
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© José Luis Merlo
Black. Hood to the breast and legs, red
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© Carlos González Ledo
Pointed and black bill
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© José Luis Merlo
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© Eduardo Carreyra
Pair
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© Roberto Ares
© Roberto Ares
Breeding
Nest
It is a big cup woven with vegetal fibers and tied to bulrushes or wetland vegetation. Photos in video © J. Simón Tagtachian
Photos were taken on October 10th 2011. Photos below taken on October 15th the nest was ready and the adult incubating
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
14 4 15 © Claudia y Diego Bastías
Juvenile
Chicks are black and turn the hood orange. It begins with the front part at the throat, down to the breast, then the cheeks, the forehead and finally extending onto the head and nape to complete the hood.
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird13 8 10 © Jorge García Vicente Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird11 1 14 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird20 1 15 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird17 4 15 © Claudia y Diego bastías
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird13 5 15 © Sergio Cusano Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird13 5 15 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird4 7 15 © J. Simón Tagtachian Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird4 1 14 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Federal/Scarlet-headed Blackbird4 1 14 © J. Simón Tagtachian
More photographic records since January 2013