Yellow-headed Blackbird  ( Carouge à tête jaune )      This species is of special interest to Timiskaming birders.    All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

 (No high quality local photo available yet for this species.) 

General Notes

 

Abundance: Rare Earliest observed:  

Typical spring arrival:

May 7
Breeding Status: Accidental Latest observed:  

Typical spring departure:

September 30

Documented Observations

 

 

May 7-11, 1987. One observed and photographed in Virginiatown by Percy Richter.

May 19, 1997. One observed in Gowganda by Gertrude Trudel. Video on file.

May 18, 2000. One was banded at Hilliardton Marsh by Bruce Murphy.

August 29, 2000. One male observed at Hilliardton Marsh by Bruce Murphy.

September 30, 2003. One observed by Bud Miller in Kirkland Lake. Photo on file.

June 6, 2009. One observed by Jim Bishop in Gowganda.

 

Banding Results

Year

Gillies
Lake

Hilliardton
Marsh

Mountain
Chutes

Year
Total

2000   1   1