Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus)

Song: There are two song forms, Schl-r-r-r-up is a harsh, gurgling rush of air, Dzzzzzzz is a high, buzzy whistle (Martin 2002).

Call: A harsh check.

Brewer's Blackbird call and song, June 6, 2010. Buena Vista Grasslands, Portage County, Wisconsin. The song given is the Schl-r-r-r-up form.


Martin, Stephen G. 2002. Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online: doi:10.2173/bna.616