Black or very dark birds


The following birds are organized alphabetically by taxon. If you click on a photo or link you'll be directed to a separate, more bandwidth-intensive page for more photos and additional information.

Common Black Hawk, Buteogallus anthracinus, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus)

Turkey Vulture or Buzzard, Cathartes aura, New Mexico

Cathartiformes, Cathartidae: Turkey Vulture or Buzzard (Cathartes aura)

American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Corvidae: American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos

Common raven, Corvus corax, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Corvidae: Common Raven, Corvus corax

Chihuahuan Raven, Corvus cryptoleucus, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Corvidae: Chihuahuan Raven, Corvus cryptoleucus

Red-Winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Icteridae: Red-Winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus

Brown-Headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Icteridae: Brown-Headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater

Great-Tailed Grackle, Quiscalus mexicanus, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Icteridae: Great-Tailed Grackle, Quiscalus mexicanus

European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Sturnidae: European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris