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Great-tailed grackle (male) - (Quiscalus mexicanus)

 Great-tailed grackle (male)

Size: 18 inches
Overall Color: black
Occurrence: town
Diet: anything edible
Nest: platform
Field Identification: yellow eye, extremely long tail
Season: year-round

Great-tailed grackle (male)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae (icterids)
Genus: Quiscalus
species: mexicanus

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