Order: Passeriformes | Family: Icteridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Females | Loc. ABolivar, Venezuela
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Eastern Colombia
Age: Immature | Sex: Male | Loc. Villa Marshes, Lima
Status: The Yellow-hooded Blackbird is generally uncommon in marshy and scrub vegetation bordering large Amazonian Rivers in Loreto and Ucayali. It also occurs at a few locations in Lima as an introduced species. The Yellow-hooded Blackbird also occurs in Co and Br.
Name in Spanish: Tordo de Capucha Amarilla.
Sub-species: Yellow-hooded Blackbird (Chrysomus icterocephalus icterocephalus) (Linnaeus), 1766.
Meaning of Name: Chrysomus: Gr. Khrusos= gold and sōma, sōmatos= body.
icterocephalus: Gr. Ikteros= jaundice-yellow and kephalos= headed.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.