Yellow-shouldered Blackbird

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Agelaius xanthomus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Icteridae Family
20-23 cm Length
Tropical (lowland) dry shrubland & mangoves. In Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands See`Map Habitat
1-4 eggs, blue-green with brown spots.  incubation by female 13 days, fledging 13-16 days. 3 broods/year Often breeds on ofshore islands. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, seeds and berries. Food  
Yellow-shouldered Blackbirds engage in anting, Habits
9663 - TSN: 179062 - Sub-species World Number
Endangered Status

Yellow-shouldered Blackbird calls (two kinds) (Agelaius xanthomus)
Daniel Lane XC33703
2-04-2009, Puerto Rico 

AKA:- Czech: Vlhovec portorický
Danish: Brunskuldret Stærling, Gulskuldret Stærling
German: Gelbschulterstärling
English: Yellow shouldered Blackbird, Yellow-shouldered Blackbird
Spanish: Mariquita, Mariquita de Puerto Rico, Sargento Puertorriqueño, Turpial de Hombros Amarillos
Finnish: Puertoriconturpiaali
French: Carouge de Porto Rico, Troupiale à épaules jaunes
Hungarian: sárgavállú csiröge
Italian: Ittero spallegialle, Merlo spallegialle
Japanese: kigatahagoromogarasu
Japanese: キガタハゴロモガラス
Latin: Agelaius xanthomus
Dutch: Geelschoudertroepiaal, Puertoricaanse Troepiaal
Norwegian: Gulskuldertrupial
Polish: epoletnik lagunowy
Russian: Желтоплечий чёрный трупиал
Slovak: vlhovec lagúnový
Swedish: Gulskuldrad trupial
Chinese: 黄肩黑鹂


Agelaius xanthomus
Agelaius xanthomus monensis
Agelaius xanthomus xanthomus

  • Agelaius xanthomus xanthomus: Lowlands of sw and ne Puerto Rico
  • Agelaius xanthomus monensis: Mona I. (off w Puerto Rico)


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