Bird’s ID – Scrub Blackbird

Scrub Blackbird


The Scrub Blackbird (Dives warczewiczi) is a species of bird in the family Icteridae.

It is found in Ecuador and Peru and its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.

The Scrub Blackbird is entirely black.  (22 cm – 8.6 in).  their eyes are dark. The bill is black. The tail is rounded. It forages in semi-open habitats. It is very similar to the Shiny Cowbird but is distinguished by a more stocky body, not as glossy purplish. Male and females are black, both genders are boisterous and noisy

 The Scrub Blackbird is well known in the lowlands, west of the Andes where it is known to range up to 2500 m along the foothill of the Andes.


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