[CT Birds] Yellow-headed Blackbird, Salem

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Sat Feb 16 21:47:24 EST 2013

Passing along a reply to this report about the Yellow-headed Blackbird.

 From Russ Smiley:
Saturday, February 16, 2013 2:05 PM
I found the bird and saw it from the street!

Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT

--- On Sat, 2/16/13, Roy Harvey <rmharvey at snet.net> wrote:

> From: Roy Harvey <rmharvey at snet.net>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Yellow-headed Blackbird, Salem
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:04 PM
> Passing this along.
>  From Christine and Pat Tamborra 
> (Harris Road, Salem, CT) 
> 2/16/13,  
> A yellow headed blackbird was sighted taking seed from the
> ground below the birdfeeders.  The bird was sighted
> several times between 8:30 and 10 AM.  The bird was a
> male (possibly juvenile as the head color was more bright
> orange than yellow) was in with a large flock of mixed
> blackbirds.  The flock included common grackles,
> cowbirds, red-winged blackbirds, and one or two rusty
> blackbirds.
> Roy Harvey
> Beacon Falls, CT

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