The BioFiles - Bill Hubick

Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)

Genus Quiscalus  / Family Icteridae  / Order Passeriformes  / Class Aves  / Phylum Chordata  / Kingdom Animalia

A "Purple" Common Grackle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/20/2009).

A "Purple" Common Grackle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/20/2009).

A "Purple" Common Grackle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/20/2009).

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Anne Arundel, Maryland (12/20/2009). Note the distinctive blue iridescence on the head and the strong bronze coloration on the back and underparts. These bronzy areas are consistently bronze-colored and do not generally appear rainbow-colored as in Purple Grackle.

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Anne Arundel, Maryland (12/20/2009).

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Anne Arundel, Maryland (12/20/2009).

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Anne Arundel, Maryland (12/20/2009).


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Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) - Map

For now, here's a fun heat map representation of my personal sightings in iNaturalist courtesy of iNaturalist.