Copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • Panama, May 2010
Bird name: Bronzed Cowbird
Latin: Molothrus aeneus
Other: Vaquero de ojos rojos (Es)
Family: Icteridae • Cowbirds
Range: SW USA to Panama
Similar: Shiny Cowbird
The male Bronzed Cowbird is dark with a big ruff, the female is lighter.
Bronzed Cowbirds should have bright red irises - none of these photo show this feature which makes me think they may not be Bronzed Cowbirds!
Below, certainly a Bronzed Cowbird by the red iris.