Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius xanthomus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Icteridae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: William Post


Research on the Yellow-shouldered Blackbird benefited greatly from the contributions of Jean Balou, Micou Browne, Alec Cruz, Tomas Dodd, Frank Enders, Sean Furniss, Jon Greenlaw, John Herbert, Cam Kepler, Tammie Nakamura, Jennifer Partch, Eric Phoebus, Colin Post, Kathy Post, Helen Snyder, Noel Snyder, John Vandenbergh, Jim Wiley, Beth Wiley, and Peter Witt. Financial and logistic support came from the Charleston Museum, Caribbean Primate Research Center, Florida Museum of Natural History, North Carolina Foundation for Mental Health Research, and U.S. Public Health Service Grant DA-00700, principal investigator, J.G. Vandenbergh. Susan Silander, Tammie Nakamura and Enrique Hernandez-Prieto graciously provided unpublished information.

Recommended Citation

Post, W. (2011). Yellow-shouldered Blackbird (Agelaius xanthomus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.