Quiscalus quiscula

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Synonyms for Quiscalus quiscula

eastern United States grackle

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20) were the most important factors for Common Grackles.
RAMP also performed well with oral swabs from Common Grackles and House Sparrows, although sample sizes were small.
These species include all the corvids tested, as well as House Sparrow and Common Grackle, two abundant passerine bird species likely to be important reservoir hosts in some locations, and Ring-billed Gull.
Skin samples were positive in six birds tested, including an American Kestrel, both Killdeer, a Common Grackle, and two House Sparrows (and high titers were consistently detected in skin samples collected from fatal infections).
Of the 58 species that we analyzed, 24 were affected positively by patch size during spring migration and only five species (Gray Catbird, European Starling, Song Sparrow, Common Grackle, and Red-winged Blackbird) were negatively correlated with patch size (Table 1).
Maternal transfer of contaminants to eggs in common grackles (Quiscalus quiscala) nesting on coal fly ash basins.
Ordered by city officials to get rid of the pigeons that were creating a nuisance on a vacant lot near his home, Van Fossan had killed two common grackles and two mourning doves with strychnine-laced corn.
Some songbirds, such as common grackles and yellow-rumped warblers, were observed gleaning insects from the edge of the pond.
Bark lice (Liposcelis) were in nests of 11 species, including yellow-billed cuckoos (Coccyzus americanus), eastern phoebes (Sayornis phoebe), blue jays (Cyanocitta cristata), house wrens (Troglodytes aedon), marsh wrens (Telmatodytes palustris), American robins (Turdus migratorius), gray catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis), brown thrashers (Toxostoma rufum), rose-breasted grosbeaks (Pheucticus ludovicianus), common grackles (Quiscalus quiscula), and house sparrows (Passer domesticus).
Common grackles (Quiscalus quiscula) inoculated by mosquito bite with NY99 have been found to be more competent amplifying hosts than American robins (Turdus migratorius) (12) in concordance with the findings of our studies that used the 2 strains from Mexico in species of these same genera.
American robins, common grackles, and red-winged blackbirds showed increased seroprevalence from 2003 to 2004.
Explanations for the infrequent cowbird parasitism on Common Grackles.
Oral VecTest performed well for small samples of American Kestrels (Falco sparverius), Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis), Common Grackles (Quiscalus quiscula), and House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus).