Screaming Cowbird Molothrus rufoaxillaris

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Icteridae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Peter E. Lowther

Diet and Foraging


Little information. Forages in trees but most frequently on the ground. Specific food items mentioned include Colias lexbia larvae (Lepidoptera) and Edessa (Hemiptera; Aravena 1928).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Lowther, P. E. (2011). Screaming Cowbird (Molothrus rufoaxillaris), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.