Which species is this?

Brownheaded cowbird female

Do you know the name of this sneaky little songbird? Photo by Linda Petersen via Birdshare

Despite this small brown bird’s unassuming looks, this is one of the most notorious songbirds in North America. That oddly sharp, thick, black bill is one distinctive feature.

You’ll also get a clue from seeing its eggs—although you won’t learn anything by looking for its nest.

Do you know which species this is? Check your guess and learn more from the NestWatch project.