Icterid

Icterids

Yellow-headed Blackbird
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae

The Icterids are a group of small to medium, often colourful passerine birds restricted to the New World.

They include the grackles, New World blackbirds, and New World orioles. Despite the similar names, the latter groups are not related to the Old World Common Blackbird, which is a thrush (Turdidae), or the Old World orioles (Oriolidae).

Species are:

Family: Icteridae

Genus Dolichonyx

Genus Agelaius, American blackbirds
  • Saffron-cowled Blackbird, Agelaius flavus
  • Yellow-winged Blackbird, Agelaius thilius
  • Pale-eyed Blackbird, Agelaius xanthophthalmus
  • Unicolored Blackbird, Agelaius cyanopus
  • Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus
  • Red-shouldered Blackbird, Agelaius assimilis
  • Tricolored Blackbird, Agelaius tricolor
  • Yellow-hooded Blackbird, Agelaius icterocephalus
  • Tawny-shouldered Blackbird, Agelaius humeralis
  • Yellow-shouldered Blackbird, Agelaius xanthomus
  • Chestnut-capped Blackbird, Agelaius ruficapillus
Genus Nesopsar
  • Jamaican Blackbird, Nesopsar nigerrimus
Genus Sturnella meadowlarks
  • Red-breasted Blackbird, Sturnella militaris
  • White-browed Blackbird, Sturnella superciliaris
  • Peruvian Meadowlark, Sturnella bellicosa
  • Pampas Meadowlark, Sturnella defillippi
  • Long-tailed Meadowlark, Sturnella loyca
  • Eastern Meadowlark, Sturnella magna
  • Western Meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta
Genus Xanthocephalus Genus Dives
  • Cuban Blackbird, Dives atroviolacea
  • Melodious Blackbird, Dives dives
  • Scrub Blackbird, Dives warszewiczi
Genus Euphagus Genus Quiscalus , grackles
  • Boat-tailed Grackle, Quiscalus major
  • Common Grackle, Quiscalus quiscula
  • Great-tailed Grackle, Quiscalus mexicanus
  • Nicaraguan Grackle, Quiscalus nicaraguensis
  • Greater Antillean Grackle, Quiscalus niger
  • Carib Grackle, Quiscalus lugubris
Genus Molothrus , cowbirds
  • Bay-winged Cowbird, Molothrus badius
  • Screaming Cowbird, Molothrus rufoaxillaris
  • Shiny Cowbird, Molothrus bonariensis
  • Bronzed Cowbird, Molothrus aeneus
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater
  • Giant Cowbird, Molothrus oryzivorus
Genus Icterus , New World orioles
  • Moriche Oriole, Icterus chrysocephalus
  • Epaulet Oriole, Icterus cayanensis
  • Yellow-backed Oriole, Icterus chrysater
  • Yellow Oriole, Icterus nigrogularis
  • Jamaican Oriole, Icterus leucopteryx
  • Orange Oriole, Icterus auratus
  • Yellow-tailed Oriole, Icterus mesomelas
  • Orange-crowned Oriole, Icterus auricapillus
  • White-edged Oriole, Icterus graceannae
  • Spot-breasted Oriole, Icterus pectoralis
  • Altamira Oriole, Icterus gularis
  • Streak-backed Oriole, Icterus pustulatus
  • Hooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatus
  • Troupial, Icterus icterus
  • Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula
  • Bullock's Oriole, Icterus bullockii
  • Black-backed Oriole, Icterus abeillei
  • Orchard Oriole, Icterus spurius
  • Black-cowled Oriole, Icterus prosthemelas
  • Greater Antillean Oriole, Icterus dominicensis
  • Black-vented Oriole, Icterus wagleri
  • St. Lucia Oriole, Icterus laudabilis
  • Martinique Oriole, Icterus bonana
  • Montserrat Oriole, Icterus oberi
  • Audubon's Oriole, Icterus graduacauda
  • Bar-winged Oriole, Icterus maculialatus
  • Scott's Oriole, Icterus parisorum
Genus Amblycercus
  • Yellow-billed Cacique, Amblycercus holosericeus
Genus Cacicus , caciques
  • Yellow-rumped Cacique, Cacicus cela
  • Red-rumped Cacique, Cacicus haemorrhous
  • Scarlet-rumped Cacique, Cacicus uropygialis
  • Selva Cacique, Cacicus koepckeae
  • Golden-winged Cacique, Cacicus chrysopterus
  • Mountain Cacique, Cacicus chrysonotus
  • Ecuadorian Cacique, Cacicus sclateri
  • Solitary Cacique, Cacicus solitarius
  • Yellow-winged Cacique, Cacicus melanicterus
Genus Psarocolius , oropendolas
  • Casqued Oropendola, Psarocolius oseryi
  • Crested Oropendola, Psarocolius decumanus
  • Green Oropendola, Psarocolius viridis
  • Dusky-green Oropendola, Psarocolius atrovirens
  • Russet-backed Oropendola, Psarocolius angustifrons
  • Chestnut-headed Oropendola, Psarocolius wagleri
  • Black Oropendola, Psarocolius guatimozinus
Genus Ocyalus
  • Band-tailed Oropendola, Ocyalus latirostris
Genus Gymnostinops ,
  • Montezuma Oropendola, Gymnostinops montezuma
  • Baudo Oropendola, Gymnostinops cassini
  • Amazonian Oropendola, Gymnostinops bifasciatus
Genus Gymnomystax
  • Oriole Blackbird, Gymnomystax mexicanus
Genus Pseudoleistes , marshbirds
  • Yellow-rumped Marshbird, Pseudoleistes guirahuro
  • Brown-and-yellow Marshbird, Pseudoleistes virescens
Genus Amblyramphus
  • Scarlet-headed Blackbird, Amblyramphus holosericeus
Genus Hypopyrrhus
  • Red-bellied Grackle, Hypopyrrhus pyrohypogaster
Genus Curaeus
  • Austral Blackbird, Curaeus curaeus
  • Forbes' Blackbird, Curaeus forbesi
Genus Gnorimopsar
  • Chopi Blackbird, Gnorimopsar chopi
Genus Oreopsar
  • Bolivian Blackbird, Oreopsar bolivianus
Genus Lampropsar
  • Velvet-fronted Grackle, Lampropsar tanagrinus
Genus Macroagelaius
  • Golden-tufted Grackle, Macroagelaius imthurni
  • Mountain Grackle Macroagelaius subalaris



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