Common Grackle

A grackle looks for food in a creek at a park in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photo by Art Haddaway

Common Grackle

A juvenile Common Grackle taking a rest in a backyard in SW Calgary, AB, Canada. Photographed on 4 July 2020 with a Nikon D7200 and Sigma 100-400mm lens.

Common Grackle

Portrait detail of a male Common Grackle in a backyard in SW Calgary, AB, Canada. Photographed on 4 July 2020 with a Nikon D7200 and Sigma 100-400mm lens.

Common Grackle

The common grackle shimmers in the sunlight – they seem to glow and shimmer when the sun hits them at just the right angle, and I was lucky enough to…

Boat-tailed Grackle

Taken in Cape May, NJ. This male was posing perfectly!

Boat-tailed Grackle

I know Grackles can be pests, but I can’t help but marvel at their iridescent coloring! Such pretty birds!…

Boat-tailed Grackle

This female grackle was strutting along the beach at Huntington Beach State Park, Murrells Inlet, SC. Nikon D5200 300mm f7.1 1/1600…

Common Grackle

A flock of birds including Red-winged Blackbirds and Common Grackles flew in near where I was parked. I have never seen the pictured bird, but I was delighted to find…

Great-tailed Grackle

Young great-tailed grackle cooling off in the bird bath in our backyard in San Antonio, TX! Temps have been in the upper 90s much of this summer.