Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Troupials and Allies :: Shiny Cowbird
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Glossy Cowbird, Common Cowbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Range(1) E. Panama and Colombia.
(2) Sw. Colombia and w. Ecuador.
(3) Sw. Ecuador and w. Peru.
(4) E. Colombia and n. Venezuela.
(5) West Indies (Bahamas, Cuba e. to the Virgin Islands through the Lesser Antilles to Grenada, and Barbados, Tobago, and Trinidad), Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Brazil. Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Se. United States (s. Louisiana to s. Florida and n. to South Carolina).
(6) E. Peru.
(7) C. South America in e. Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina)), c. Argentina and Chile.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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