Details of this species in Saint Lucia
Status: Not specified
Source: Post et al. 1990.
Species Notes for this Location:
The density of Molothrus bonariensis (shiny cowbirds) in lowland St Lucia is about six individuals per km². The distribution of shiny cowbirds may be related as much to the availability of food from agriculture as the availability of hosts.
Management Notes for this Location:
Reduction in native biodiversity: The main hosts of the shiny cowbird in St Lucia are the black-whiskered vireo (Vireo altiloquus) and the yellow warbler (Dendroica petechia).
Last Modified: 11/03/2005 12:01:03 p.m.