grey-brown plumage with chestnut wings (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

Agelaioides badius

Native Range: South America

Notes: this species was formerly known as the Bay-winged Cowbird; however, unlike "true cowbirds" in the genus Molothrus, this species is not a brood parasite but instead rears its own offspring; native to south-central aouth America; no sexual dimorphism.

dorsal view; dark face and lores (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

dark tail also; sub-conical bill (Brazil; 2007-11-10)

posing for a portrait (Brazil; 2007-11-10)