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. During the breeding season (May to July), males are uniformly black with a faint greenish gloss on the body. Females are slate grey without gloss. In fall and winter, males and females show rusty brown feathers on the head, back and chest.

Weight: 45 to 80 g (1.6 to 2.8 oz)   
Length: 21 to 25 cm (8.2 to 9.8 in)   

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