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Brown-headed Cowbird Photos

Photography by Terry Sohl

My Favorite: Not exactly everybody's favorite bird, but in the right light, male cowbirds can be uniquely attractive.  This guy was caught taking a bath in a puddle in Minnehaha County, South Dakota in May of 2011.

Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater

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Brown-headed Cowbird 1 (Male)

May 9th, 2011

Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Brown-headed Cowbird 2 (Juvenile)

July 17th, 2004

Fort Pierre National Grasslands, S. Dakota

Brown-headed Cowbird 3 (Female)

May 9th, 2006

Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Brown-headed Cowbird 4 (Male)

July 7th, 2008

Pactola Reservoir, South Dakota

Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater 

Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater 

Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater 

 

Brown-headed Cowbird 5 (Female)

May 21st, 2009

Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Brown-headed Cowbird 6 (Male)

May 9th, 2011

Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Brown-headed Cowbird 7 (Female)

July 5th, 2010

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Click here for the species description page for the Brown-headed Cowbird. 


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