White Browed Blackbird
03 September 2012 12:39 Filed in: Icteridae Icterids Meadowlarks Brazil Rio Grande do Sul Mostardas Lagoa do Peixe
Copyright: monacoeye • Lagoa do Peixe • November 2009 • All rights reserved
Bird name: White Browed Blackbird
Latin: Sturnella superciliaris
Other: Polícia-inglesa-do-sul (Br) • Pecho colorado (Es)
Family: Icteridae • New World Blackbirds
Range: Costa Rica to Brazil, Trinidad and expanding to Nicaragua etc.
Similar: Red-breasted Blackbird
The male White-browed Blackbird has a characteristic red breast, red spot on shoulder and white brow. The female is striped brown but still shows the light supercilium. I’m not sure if the two photos below are of females or juveniles.