Quiscalus

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Quiscalus
GrackleInFlight.jpg
Common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Quiscalus
Vieillot, 1816
Species
  • Quiscalus major
  • Quiscalus quiscula
  • Quiscalus mexicanus
  • Quiscalus palustris (extinct)
  • Quiscalus nicaraguensis
  • Quiscalus niger
  • Quiscalus lugubris

The avian genus Quiscalus contains six of the ten species of grackle, gregarious passerine birds in the Icterid family. They are native to North and South America. The six species are:

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