Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

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

Chestnut-capped Blackbird - Chrysomus ruficapillus

Order: Passeriformes (Oscines) - Family: Icteridae
Habitat: Marshland
All records since January 2014
Sounds
vari congo
© José L. Merlo
vari congo
© Diego Caiafa

12-12-10 © Roberto Ares
24-12-10 © Roberto Ares
Adult male
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Black. Chestnut crown and bib
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Adult female
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Streaked blackish upperparts. Ochraceous throat
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Groups
varillero congo RA 5 065-2006 © Roberto Ares
They move in groups
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird13-7-07 © Roberto Ares
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird13-7-07 © Roberto Ares
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird13-7-07 © Roberto Ares
Breeding
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird11-10-09 © Mirta Ragonesi
Nest
Woven Cup made from vegetal material. It is tied to plants, bushes, cattails, etc.
Varillero congo M/Chestnut-capped Blackbird M15-12-13 © Carlos González Ledo Varillero congo M/Chestnut-capped Blackbird M15-12-13 © Carlos González Ledo
Varillero congo M/Chestnut-capped Blackbird M15-12-13 © Carlos González Ledo Varillero congo N/Chestnut-capped Blackbird M15-12-13 © Carlos González Ledo
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird29-12-13 © Carlos González Ledo Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird29-12-13 © Carlos González Ledo
Juvenile
Varillero congo R/Chestnut-capped Blackbird B© Claudia y Tito Di Mauro Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© Roberto Ares Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Juvenile male changing into adult plumage
Chestnut is enhanced first on the bib then on the crown. Plumage becomes balck uniformly.
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© Jorge García Vicente Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© Roberto Ares Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© Roberto Ares
Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© Roberto Ares Varillero congo/Chestnut-capped Blackbird© Roberto Ares
aves conflictivas copy
Spectacled Tyrant, Chestnut-capped Blackbird, Solitary Black Cacique, Yellow-winged Blackbird, Unicoloured Blackbird, Screaming Cowbird, Shiny Cowbird, White-lined Tanager and Variable Oriole
More photographic records since January 2013