Birding Hot Spots

Birding Hot Spots
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Great-tailed Grackle

by John Shackford

The Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) has an interesting history. It was lumped with the Boat-tailed Grackle in 1910 and only split in 1983. The species has spread wildly since it showed up in the Oklahoma in 1953 as the Boat-tailed Grackle. The first Boat-tailed record for the state was reported by Sutton (1967, Oklahoma Birds), et al:

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