male; scarlet throat, breast, and belly; pointed bill (Panama; 2008-06-15)

Red-breasted Blackbird
Sturnella militaris

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: male is spectacular with his scarlet red underparts; female is mostly drab brown with breast streaks and an eye-stripe.

female; dull brown with some breast streaks (Panama; 2008-06-15)

female; note light line above the eye (Panama; 2008-06-15)