Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae (Oropendolas, Orioles and Blackbirds)  
Genus: Leistes (2 species, 5 worldwide)


Peruvian Meadowlark
Peruvian Meadowlark (Leistes bellicosus albipes) Male
Mejía, Peru
  Male is blacker than female.
   


Red-breasted Blackbird
Red-breasted Blackbird (Leistes militaris) Male
Puerto Boyacá, Colombia  
   

Red-breasted Blackbird
Red-breasted Blackbird (Leistes militaris) Immature Male
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Female from back.


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