Yellow-billed Cacique Amblycercus holosericeus

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Appearance

Distinguishing Characteristics

Plumage entirely black. Eyes yellow orange. Bill pale yellow tinged with gray at the base, a little silvery towards the tip. Legs gray. Male: 23 cm. 70 g. Female: 20.3 cm. 60 g. In juvenile individuals the plumage is blackish opaque, with fringes black op

Similar Species

The male Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) has a longer tail and bill black and wrinkled. Brewer´s Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) has a black bill. The immature Giant Cowbird (Molothrus oryzivorus) has gray eye, yellow bill, and a gray patch

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Recommended Citation

Yellow-billed Cacique (Amblycercus holosericeus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/yebcac1