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Great-Tailed Grackle

Quiscalus mexicanus

Since the 1960s, the Great-tailed Grackle has expanded its range over most of the southwest USA. Earlier in the 1900s their range barely reached north of Mexico. Though it breeds slightly north, it is a year round resident in Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico. This bold and brash bird makes its presence known with a variety of loud calls.

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