The last photo shows the bird underneath the truck in its shadow. It is hard to make out. All the other photos are of the bird when it was out in the open on the tree.
We can ID this bird as a male Yellow--headed Blackbird as follows:
- Black body with yellow or orange-yellow head, neck and chest
- Conical, black pointed bill
- Black mask.
The Yellow-headed Blacbird is found in the summer in the Western U.S. In the winter these birds migrate to Southwestern U.S. and Mexico. It is rare in Eastern U.S., including Florida.
The Yellow-headed Blacbird is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 840.