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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.
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,
Red-bellied Grackle, Hypopyrrhus pyrohypogaster,
Velvet-fronted Grackle, Lampropsar tanagrinus,
Golden-tufted Grackle, Macroagelaius imthurni,
Mountain Grackle, Macroagelaius subalaris,
Some 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.
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