Common Grackle

(Quiscalus quiscula)



Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Likely but not confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: Possible but not likely

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a very common migrant and summer breeder in all sections of the lab. Flocks of several hundreds can be seen in spring and fall.

Photographer: Tom Bentley.