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Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Icteridae


Quiscalus sp.—GracklesPleistocene regional distribution of Quiscalus sp.

The Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) occurs pretty much throughout the region, usually close to water. The Common Grackle occurs from eastern New Mexico and eastward, though occasional records appear elsewhere in the Southwest.


Late Wisconsin: Harris' Pocket (Harris 1993c).

Late Wisconsin/Holocene: Balcony Room (Harris 1993c).

Literature. Harris 1993c.


Last Update: 27 Jun 2014