|B L||W W||W||Family||Latin Name|
|8.75" 22.2cm||14" 35.6cm||2.2oz 62.4g||Icteridae||Molothrus aeneus|
The Bronzed Cowbird is a brood parasite. The female lays her eggs in other bird species nest, leaving the unsuspecting parents to raise the cowbird's young, when thinking it is their own. These cowbird species prefer the hotter temperatures and are found in the most southern states and into Mexico. These cowbirds have been reported in Cuba.