Scarlet-headed Blackbird

(Amblyramphus holosericeus)

FUN FACT

Scarlet-headed Blackbirds often perch conspicuously on the very top of long reed stems.

Distribution

Brazil and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay.

Habitat

Reed beds in coastal wetlands.

Diet

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Scarlet-headed Blackbird in our Wetlands of the Americas exhibit, and in the Grasslands.