Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor)
The Tricolored Blackbird is a casual visitor to campus: a male was seen with a flock of Brewer's Blackbirds 29 Feb-4 Mar 2016. It is a highly localized, year-round resident in southern California. It is listed as a Species of Special Concern by the California Department of Fish and Game.Adult male Tricolored Blackbirds are entirely black with a narrow white bar on the wing. Females and juvenile males are heavily streaked brown overall, with a paler supercilium (line above the eye) and throat, and are difficult to distinguish from Red-winged Blackbirds.