Jamaican Blackbird

Jamaican Blackbird

Jamaican Blackbird by Guy Harvey
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
ICTERIDAE
Order: 
PASSERIFORMES
Genus: 
Nesopsar
Species: 
nigerrimus
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Osburn, 1859)
Medium: 
Acrylic on Canvas
Artist: 
this uncommon species, less conspicuous than the Garrulous Crackle, is hard to locate these days due mostly to habitat loss and prefers higher forests in the upland areas of Jamaica