[CT Birds] Common Grackle Help

Mark Szantyr birdinggeek at gmail.com
Mon May 25 21:42:26 EDT 2015


#s 12, 40 are intergrades

# 51 is a good Bronzed. 

Plenty of others are able to be figured out. 

Mark Szantyr

> On May 25, 2015, at 9:37 PM, Mark Szantyr <birdinggeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> It is likely a Bronzed Grackle. Virtually all grackles  in CT are Bronzed Grackles. The second most common form are intergrade Bronze / Purple. Bona fide Purple Grackles are very very uncommon in CT with very few records from only extreme southwest part of the state. That form is more common south of CT.  
> 
> http://Birddog55.zenfolio.com/p395642059
> 
> 
> This gallery shows Bronzed and intergrades, but they are not labeled. 
> 
> Mark Szantyr
> 
>> On May 25, 2015, at 8:49 PM, Aidan Kiley via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Is this a Purple or Bronzed Common Grackle?  All taken this May in
>> Fairfield.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Aidan Kiley
>> Fairfield
>> 
>> I hope the links work
>> 
>> https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s
>> 
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
>> https://flic.kr/p/ticzxR
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
>> 
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
>> https://flic.kr/p/txjhxs
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
>> 
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
>> https://flic.kr/p/sCPEwe
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
>> 
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
>> https://flic.kr/p/sCDhgo
>> <https://flic.kr/p/sCCY2s>
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