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Synonyms for grackle

glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech

long-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage

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mosquitoes have demonstrated that these mosquitoes feed on house sparrows and common grackles (Q.
Maternal transfer of contaminants to eggs in common grackles (Quiscalus quiscala) nesting on coal fly ash basins.
In 1989, a federal court in Illinois found Henry Van Fossan guilty of poisoning two mourning doves and two common grackles with strychnine.
The list: blue jays, common grackles, house finches, American crows, and house sparrows.
Red-winged Blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) and Common Grackles (Quiscalus quiscula) kill hatchling turtles of other species (e.
Colony-site and nest-site use by common grackles in North Dakota.
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.
RAMP confirmed more Common Grackles (Quiscalus quiscula) (3/3) and House Sparrows (5/6) as positive than did VecTest (2/3 and 3/6, respectively).