Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Bird #15: Carib Grackle

Common Name: Carib Grackle

Scientific Name: Quiscalus lugubris

Description: 9.5-11 inches; eyes yellow; bill black; tail V shaped. Male: Black with a glossy violet to navy-blue. Female: Charcoal; smaller than male.    

Habitat: open area, close to agricultural fields,

Statue: resident breeder; very common can be found island wide