EUPHAGUS

(Icteridae; Ϯ Brewer's Blackbird E. cyanocephalus) Gr. ευ eu  fine, good; genus Scolecophagus Swainson, 1832, blackbird; "2. Euphagus.  2. SCOLECOPHAGUS CYANOCEPHALUS, (Wagler).  Psarocolius cyanocephalus, Wagl. Isis, 1829, p. 758.  Scolecophagus mexicanus, Swains. Cab. Cy. p. 302 (1838).  Quiscalus Breweri, Aud. B. of M., oct. ed. vii. p. 345 (1843).  ...  Bill shorter than the head, thick at the base, conical, pointed; wing long, pointed, second quill longest; tail moderate, rounded; legs and feet rather slender." (Cassin 1867).
Var. Euphagis.
Synon. Scolecophagus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).