Rusty Blackbird

Rusty Blackbird
Euphagus carolinus
NWT List of Species at Risk: 
No status
NWT SARC Assessment: 
Not assessed
Federal Species at Risk Act list: 
Special Concern
COSEWIC Assessment: 
Special Concern
NWT General Status Rank: 

Rusty Blackbirds are medium sized forest birds. Males are black with a faint greenish gloss on the body and violet gloss on the head and neck. Females are brownish-grey without gloss. The edge of their feathers is rust coloured in both males and females.