Fine art illustration of a Yellow-Headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus.) The illustration is
The Yellow-Headed Blackbird was completed on 9.21.2013. I love these birds, and I miss seeing them when hiking in the wilds of Minnesota, usually near a swamp or marsh. These birds, along with their close relatives the Red-Winged Blackbird, make up some of my favorite songbirds commonly encountered in the US. The illustration is based on a photo by Patty Bruno – you can check out her Flickr page here.