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The Boat-tailed Grackle is a passerine bird of the family Icteridae found as a permanent resident on the coasts of the southeastern USA. It is found in coastal saltwater marshes, and, in Florida, also on inland waters. The nest is a well-concealed cup in trees or shrubs near water; three to five eggs are laid.

The male Boat-tailed Grackle is 42 cm long. Adult males have entirely iridescent black plumage, a long dark bill, a pale yellowish or brown iris and a long keel-shaped tail... more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Apr 1, 2017. Captured Mar 18, 2017 15:42 in 10 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL 34787, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO125
  • 300mm