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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Molothrus oryzivora Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Icteridae Family
♂ 36cm 28cm Length
Tropical rainforest swamp-forest Forest. montane Shrubland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Below Between   Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil,,  , Costa Rica, , Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico,  Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago,,  See`Map Habitat
Brood Parasite. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders and seeds. Food  
Gregarious Habits
9701 - TSN: 729212 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Giant Cowbird Jeremy Minns Reserva Volta Velha, Itapoá, SCBrazil Song while displaying XC66628 

AKA:- Czech: Vlhovec velký
Danish: Kæmpekostær
German: Riesenkuhstärling, Riesen-Kuhstärling
English: Giant Cowbird, Rice Grackle
Spanish: Chamón Gigante, Tordo Gigante, Vaquero, Vaquero Gigante, Vaquero Grande, Vaquero Pirata
Spanish (Argentine): Tordo gigante
Spanish (Colombia): Chamón Gigante
Spanish (Costa Rica): Vaquero Grande
Spanish (Honduras): Vaquero
Spanish (Mexico): tordo gigante, Vaquero Gigante
Spanish (Nicaragua): Vaquero Grande
Spanish (Paraguay): Tordo gigante
Spanish (Venezuela): Tordo Pirata
Finnish: Kaulusturpiaali
French: Cassique mangeur de riz, Grand Vacher, Molothrus oryzivorus, Vacher géant
Guarani: Chopi guasu, Guyraû guasu
Hungarian: óriás gulyajáró
Italian: Molotro gigante, Vaccaro gigante
Japanese: ookouuchou
Japanese: オオコウウチョウ
Latin: Molothrus oryzivora, Molothrus oryzivorus, Scaphidura oryzivora
Dutch: Grote Koevogel
Norwegian: Stortrupial
Polish: Starzyk granatowy, starzyk wielki
Portuguese: araúna, chico-preto, Graúna, grumaré, iratuã, iraúna, iraúna-grande, japu-úna, melrão, melro, rexenxão, vira-bosta-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): araúna, chico-preto, graúna, grumaré, iratuã, iraúna, Iraúna-grande, japu-úna, melrão, melro, rexenxão, vira-bosta-grande
Russian: Большая воловья птица
Slovak: Trupiálovec hrubozobý, zanášac velký, zanášač veľký
Swedish: Jättekostare
Chinese: 巨牛鹂


Molothrus  oryzivora
Molothrus oryzivora impacifa
Molothrus oryzivora impacifus
Molothrus oryzivora oryzivora

Molothrus oryzivorus oryzivorus: E Panama to Bolivia, Paraguay, se Brazil and ne Argentina
Molothrus oryzivorus impacifus: Caribbean slope of s Mexico (s Veracruz) to w Panama

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