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Common Grackle

Quiscalus quiscula


This is a bird that lives in the backyards of houses during the warmer months. They have dark black feathers over their body while their heads are covered by blue-black feathers. Without light, the birds look completely black. They are not very aggressive although they protect the birdfeeders that are set out from the neighbourhood squirrels.


I'm not sure what these birds are called, but my family and I have called them Magpies, but I cannot find them in any of the bird books that I read.

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Gabriela M
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Gabriela M

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 11, 2016
Submitted on May 15, 2016

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