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Rusty Blackbird
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Nine-primaried oscines
Epifamily: Icteroidae
Clade: Blackbird and warbler group
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Euphagus
Species: E. carolinus
Binomial name
Euphagus carolinus
(Muller, 1776)
File:Euphagus carolinus map.svg
Range of E. carolinus      Breeding range     Wintering range
Synonyms

Turdus Carolinus protonym (Statius Muller, 1776)[2]

Rusty Blackbird, Euphagus carolinus is a species of icterid in the Agelaiinae subfamily. It is closely related to grackles and the neotropical Dives blackbirds.[3] It forms a species pair with the Brewer's Blackbird.[4]


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Other common names Blackbird, Rusty Blackbird, Rusty Crow, Rusty Grackle, Rusty Oriole, Thrush Blackbird[2]

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References

  1. ^ "Euphagus carolinus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus". Avibase. 
  3. ^ Dunn, Jon L. and Alderfer, Jonathan (2011). National Geographic Completely Birds of North America. National Geographic Society. ISBN 9781426213731. 
  4. ^ "Rusty or Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus [carolinus or cyanocephalus]". Avibase. 

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