Definition of Quiscalus quiscula

1. Noun. Eastern United States grackle.

Exact synonyms: Purple Grackle
Generic synonyms: Crow Blackbird, Grackle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quiscalus Quiscula

Quinn
Quinne
Quinny
Quinora
Quinquagesima
Quinquagesima Sunday
Quinquatria
Quinquatrias
Quintana Roo
Quintation
Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus
Quirite
Quirites
Quirkian
Quiscalus
Quiscalus quiscula (current term)
Quitman
Quito
Quiverfull
Quixote
Qum
Quonset
Quonset hut
Quonsets
Quoratean
Quorn
Quotron
Quotrons
Qur'an
Qur'ans

Literary usage of Quiscalus quiscula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"Quiscalus quiscula fl.rv) Purple Grackle. Gracula quiscula LINN. SN ed. ... Atlantic States, from Florida to Long Island. 51 la. Quiscalus quiscula ..."

2. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"384 (51 la) Quiscalus quiscula ayla:us. (BAIRD.) Florida Grackle. A smaller southern race; ranging from Virginia along the Atlantic coast and Gulf States to ..."

3. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1889)
"Quiscalus quiscula (LINN) [278.] Purple Grackle. Hab. Atlantic coast of the United States (except Southern Florida), north to Massachusetts. ..."

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