Great Tailed Grackle
01 September 2012 20:40 Filed in: Icteridae Icterids Grackles Panama Costa del Este Ammo Ponds Los Quetzales
Copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • Panama, May 2010
Bird name: Great Tailed Grackle
Latin: Quiscalus mexicanus
Other: Mexican Grackle • Quiscal, zanate (Es)
Family: Icteridae • Grackles
Range: S USA through W, N South America
Similar: Giant Cowbird
The Great-tailed Grackle is seen fairly in Panama frequently, around habitations, roadsides, fields etc.
The male Great-tailed Grackle is black with yellow irises and a long tail. The female is smaller and brown with dark line around eye.