Giant Cowbird

Molothrus oryzivorus
Conservation Status: Least Concern

The Giant Cowbird is a large resident bird on both Trinidad and Tobago. As its name implies, it associates with cattle, feeding on insects on and displaced by the large animals. Giant Cowbirds are brood parasites, they lay their eggs in the nests of other species. On T&T, their preferred host is the Crested Oropendola.

Length: 28-36 cm
Weight: 120-242 g
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