Brown-Headed Cowbird

The Brown-Headed Cowbird has a wide range along the North American continent. It can be found in thickets, pastures, woodland edges and residential areas.

The female does not build her own nest. Instead, she waits until another bird temporarily leaves its nest of eggs, then she places her eggs in the nest with the other eggs.

Food Preferences

Food Preferences of the Brown-Headed Cowbird

The Brown-headed Cowbird gathers seeds and insects from pasture grounds often feeding among farm animals.

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