Yellow-hooded Blackbird (Chrysomus icterocephalus) - HBW 16, p. 798
French: Carouge à capuchon
Spanish: Varillero Capuchino
Taxonomy: O.[riolus] icterocephalus Linnaeus, 1766, Cayenne, French Guiana.
Genus often subsumed in Agelaius. Behavioural and molecular data indicate that this species is closely related to C. ruficapillus. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- icterocephalus (Linnaeus, 1766) - N Colombia (S to N Tolima, Meta and Vichada), Venezuela (mostly N of R Orinoco), Trinidad, the Guianas, N Brazil (Roraima; both banks of R Amazon E to Amapá and NW Maranhão) and NE Peru (Loreto).
- bogotensis (Chapman, 1914) - NC Colombia (highlands around Bogotá).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 20 videos
A male and a female in a reedbed Locality La Florida Park, Bogotá, Colombia (ssp bogotensis)
Josep del Hoyo 31 January 2007 6 years ago 21 sec 4.3
Adult male preening and singing. Locality Caroni ricefields, Caroni, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago (ssp icterocephalus)
nigel lallsingh 18 September 2011 1 year ago 1 min 15 sec 4.3
A close-up of a juvenile bird perched on a branch. Locality Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Josep del Hoyo 18 October 2011 1 year ago 19 sec 4.1
Male - foraging on berries on a tree. Locality José Celestino Mutis Botanical Garden, Bogotá, Colombia (ssp bogotensis)
Blair Wainman 22 August 2009 3 years ago 45 sec 4.1
A male foraging and perched above a pool Locality Pointe-à-Pierre, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago (ssp icterocephalus)
Greg Baker 21 December 1998 44 weeks ago 37 sec 4
actively singing Locality Ibagué, Tolima Department, Colombia
David Caro 1 December 2008 1 year ago 57 sec 4
PhotosSee all 26 photos
An adult female in a group with dozens of birds.
Locality Iranduba, Amazonas State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 1 year ago 4
male perched on stems, calling
Locality Nilo, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 17 October 2010 2 years ago 4
Locality Orange Valley, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
nigel lallsingh 19 July 2009 1 year ago 3.9
Locality Rahamut Trace, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Sanjiv Parasram 16 September 2011 1 year ago 3.8
Locality Hacienda La Zuliana, Campo Boscán, Maracaibo, Zulia State, Venezuela
kperezleon 24 January 2009 4 years ago 3.7
Locality Hacienda Castalia, Garzón, Huila Department, Colombia
JUAN DIEGO CASTILLO 12 October 2012 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3.7