Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula (Linnaeus, 1758)  Synonyms: Bronzed Grackle, COGR, Purple Grackle.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Icteridae   >   Genus Quiscalus   

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A Common Grackle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/20/2009). This is our year-round subspecies, Purple Grackle (Q. q. stonei). Note the green iridescence on the head and extensive purple on the back and belly. The overall iridescence often looks rainbow-colored. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A Common Grackle ("Purple" subspecies) in Harford Co., Maryland (2/13/2015). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

A Common Grackle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/24/2018). Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Pasadena, Maryland (12/20/2009). Bronzed Grackle (Q. q. versicolor) is the subspecies that breeds generally west of the Appalachians and is the less common migrant and wintering subspecies in Maryland. Note the distinctive blue iridescence on the head and the strong bronze coloration on the back and underparts. These bronzy areas are consistently bronze-colored and do not generally appear rainbow-colored as in Purple Grackle. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Howard Co., Maryland (2/5/2014). Photo by Russ Ruffing. (MBP list)

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Calvert Co., Maryland (1/26/2016). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Common Grackle bathing in Harford Co., Maryland (7/16/2014). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/15/2013). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A "Bronzed" Common Grackle in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/17/2017). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

A Common Grackle (Purple subspecies) in flight in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/9/2015). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A juvenile Common Grackle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6//1979). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A juvenile Common Grackle in Harford Co., Maryland (6/2/1996). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Grackles in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/10/2018). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A leucistic Common Grackle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/17/2019). Photo by Paul Denbow. (MBP list)

A Common Grackle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/25/2018). Photo by J Patrick Brooks. (MBP list)


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