Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

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

Shiny Cowbird - Molothrus bonariensis

Order: Passeriformes (Oscines) - Family: Icteridae
Habitat: Bushland and paths

All records since January 2014
tordo renegrido JST
© José L. Merlo
tordo renegrido JST
© José L. Merlo
tordo renegrido JST
© José L. Merlo

© Cora Rimoldi
Adult male
Tordo renegrido/Shiny Cowbird© RAP
Black. Purple gloss. Dark iris
Tordo renegrido/Shiny cowbird© Gustavo F. Brahamian
Tordo renegrido/Shiny cowbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
En grupos comiendo del suelo en áreas abiertas
Adult femalea
Tordo renegrido/Shiny Cowbird© RAP
Tordo renegrido/Shiny cowbird© J. Simón Tagtachian
The Shiny Cowbird is a generalist and obligate brood parasite. It is obligate since it has lost the capacity to build nests, consequently it is necessarily interspecific. It is generalist since it parasitizes several species. More than 200 species have been recorded in all the area of its distribution Read more aobut Brood Parsitism
Tordo renegrido/Shiny Cowbird
Tordo renegrido/Shiny Cowbird
Tordo renegrido/Shiny Cowbird
Tordo renegrido/Shiny Cowbird
Tordo renegrido/Shiny Cowbird3 11 16 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Parsitized species
Masked Yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis
Arañero cara negra/Masked Yellowthroat1 2005 © Carlos Ferrari Arañero cara negra/Masked Yellowthroat1 2006 © Carlos Ferrari
Arañero cara negraP/Masked YellowthroatP1 2012 © J. Simón Tagtachian  
Rufous Hornero Furnarius rufus
Hornero/Rufous Hornero11 2009 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro  

11-2011 © Javier Menendez
Yellow-winged Blackbird Agelasticus thilius
Varillero ala amarilla/Agelasticus thilius12 2007 © Jorge García Vicente  
Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch Poospiza nigrorufa
Sietevestidos/Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch12-2004 © Jorge García Vicente Sietevestidos/Black-and-rufous Warbling-Finch12-2005 © Roberto Ares

12-2012 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro

15-1-13 © Claudia y Tito Di Mauro
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis
Chingolo/Rufous-collared Sparrow1 2005 © Hugo Hulsberg  
Chalk-browed Mockingbird Mimus saturninus
Calandria grande/Chalk-browed Mockingbird12 2005 © Jorge García Vicente 12 2010 © Mirta Ragonesi
Calandria-renegrido/Mockingbird-Cowbird12 12 2015 © Eduardo Cusano tordo-calandria/Cowbird-Mockingbird28 1 17 © Dolores Fernández
Black-capped Warbling-Finch Poospiza melanoleuca
Monterita cabeza negraP/Blac-capped Warbling-FinchP1 2007 © Jorge García Vicente Monterita cabeza negraP/Black-capped Warbling-FinchP19 1 08 © Roberto Ares
Sooty-fronted Spinetail Synallaxis frontalis
Pijuí Frente Gris/Sooty-fronted Spinetail1 2008 © Jorge García Vicente  
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Ratona comúnP/House WrenP11-2010 © Roberto Ares  
White-lined Tanager Tachyphonus rufus
F. negro-T. renegrido/White-lined T.-Shiny C.16 1 14 © Amelia Besana  
Greyish Baywing Agelaioides badius
Parasitismo/Parasitism10-2013 © Silvia Vitale
All the story in Parasitism - Shiny Cowbird
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
11-2016 © Juan Carlos Ferreyra
Chiví-tordo/Vireo-Cowbird29-12-16 © J. Simón Tagtachian
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