A Red-breasted Blackbird (Sturnella militaris) sits on a fencepost and calls near Grano de Oro (Costa Rica), 6/24/99. The locals call him "Veranero" or a "Cacique veranero". This has been a South Pacific lowland bird, but reports of it moving north throughout the country are increasing. In this case, the bird is in the eastern Talamancas, far from the southeast lowlands!
Douglas Von Gausig (recordist; copyright holder), Naturesongs.com
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