Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis (Gmelin, 1788)Reviewable (MD/DCRC)  Synonyms: SHCO.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Icteridae   >   Genus Molothrus   

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South American species that has expanded into the Caribbean and southern Florida. First state record found by Joshua Heiser in Bethesda, Montgomery Co. on 10/22/2017 (MD/DCRC #2017-071).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Maryland's first Shiny Cowbird in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/22/2017). Photo by Joshua Heiser. (MBP list)

Maryland's first Shiny Cowbird in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/22/2017). Photo by Joshua Heiser. (MBP list)

Maryland's first Shiny Cowbird in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/22/2017). Photo by Joshua Heiser. (MBP list)

A male Shiny Cowbird in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/25/2017). First Maryland record found by Joshua Heiser on 10/22/2017. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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