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Grackle

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Grackle

Grackle is the common name of any of eleven passerine birds native to North and South America. They belong to various genera in the icterid family. In all the species with this name, adult males have black or mostly black plumage.

  • Genus Quiscalus
  • Boat-tailed grackle, Quiscalus major
  • Common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula
  • Great-tailed grackle, Quiscalus mexicanus
  • Slender-billed grackle, Quiscalus palustris – extinct (1910)
  • Nicaraguan grackle, Quiscalus nicaraguensis
  • Greater Antillean grackle, Quiscalus niger
  • Carib grackle, Quiscalus lugubris
  • Genus Hypopyrrhus
  • Red-bellied grackle, Hypopyrrhus pyrohypogaster
  • Genus Lampropsar
  • Velvet-fronted grackle, Lampropsar tanagrinus
  • Genus Macroagelaius
  • Golden-tufted grackle, Macroagelaius imthurni
  • Colombian mountain grackle, Macroagelaius subalaris
  • Sometimes members of the starling family have historically been called grackles. Tristram's starling is sometimes known as "Tristram's grackle", and the hill mynas in the genus Gracula have also been called grackles.

    References

    Grackle Wikipedia


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