A brown-headed cowbird

A close-up of a small bird with a brown head and black body standing in grass

A brown-headed cowbird

The brown-headed cowbird is known for laying its eggs in the nests of other species and sometimes stealing or moving eggs. This phenomenon is known as brood parasitism or avian parasitism.
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Mike Carlo/USFWS
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Birds