Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus (Linnaeus, 1758)S3S4B (State watchlist breeder)    Synonyms: BOBO, Reedbird, Rice-bird.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Icteridae   >   Genus Dolichonyx   

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Extremely fond of the Eastern Shore's Sorghum fields.

There are 260 records in the project database.

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A male Bobolink on territory in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/22/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)(More of this species)

A male Bobolink in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/2/2016). Photo by Wendy Crowe. (MBP list)

A Bobolink in Howard Co., Maryland (10/21/2015). Photo by Howard Patterson. (MBP list)

A Bobolink on Sorghum, which we often jokingly call this species' host plant, in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/20/2008). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)(More of this species)

A Bobolink in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/14/2019). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A Bobolink in Somerset Co., Maryland (5/17/2020). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A molting Bobolink in Howard Co., Maryland (8/25/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Bobolink in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A male Bobolink displaying over his territory in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/11/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bobolink in Garrett Co., Maryland (10/1/2020). (c) Mike Mosser, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Mike Mosser via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A female Bobolink in flight in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/11/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Migrating Bobolinks in Harford Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Bobolink in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Spring migrant Bobolinks in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (5/10/2008). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Bobolink in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/16/2017). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Bobolink nest in Harford Co., Maryland (7/18/2004). According to Dave Webb, "This [photo] remains as the only confirmed breeding record of Bobolink in Harford County." Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Bobolink in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/18/2021). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Bobolink migrating past the Turkey Point Bird Count in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/16/2022). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Bobolink in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/27/2022). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Bobolink in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/1/2021). (c) nathan tea, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by nathan tea via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bobolink in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (9/2/2020). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Bobolink in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/30/2011). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A leucistic Bobolink in Kent Co., Maryland (9/13/2016). Photo by Nancy Wyman. (MBP list)

A Bobolink in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/19/2017). Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

Bobolink in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/25/2020). (c) Bill Blauvelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bill Blauvelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An immature male Bobolink being banded in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/24/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Bobolinks being banded in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/24/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)


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