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Greater Antillean Grackle

Quiscalus niger (Boddaert, 1783)

The Greater Antillean Grackle (Quiscalus niger) is a grackle found throughout the Greater Antilles and the Cayman Islands as well as smaller, nearby islands. Like all Quiscalus grackles, it is a rather large, gregarious bird. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Icteridae
Genus:
  Quiscalus

Scientific:
  Quiscalus niger

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.31

Protonym:
  Oriolus niger

Avibase ID:
  E941AD9FCAAB7D30

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E941AD9F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179110

Geographic range:

  • Quiscalus niger niger: Hispaniola, Gonâve, Tortue, Île-a-Vache and Beata islands
  • Quiscalus niger caribaeus: W Cuba, Isle of Pines and cays east to Cayos de las Doce Leguas
  • Quiscalus niger gundlachii: Central and e Cuba and inner cays of Jardines de la Reina
  • Quiscalus niger caymanensis: Grand Cayman I.
  • Quiscalus niger bangsi: Little Cayman I. and Cayman Brac
  • Quiscalus niger crassirostris: Jamaica
  • Quiscalus niger brachypterus: Puerto Rico and Vieques I.
  • Show more...
English:
Greater Antillean Grackle
Czech:
vlhovec antilský
German:
Antillengrackel
Danish:
Antilgrackel
Spanish:
Zanate Antillano
Finnish:
antillienmölyturpiaali
French:
Quiscale noir
Icelandic:
Seglsóti
Italian:
Gracula delle Grandi Antille
Japanese:
anchirukuromukudorimodoki
Japanese:
アンチルクロムクドリモドキ
Dutch:
Antilliaanse Troepiaal
Norwegian:
Antilltrupial
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Antilltrupial
Polish:
wilgowron czarny
Russian:
Антильский вороний дрозд
Slovak:
vlhovec čierny
Swedish:
antillerbåtstjärt
Ukrainian:
Гракл антильський
Chinese:
黑拟八哥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Quiscale noir ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Quiscale noir ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Quiscalus niger [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Quiscalus niger [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Quiscalus niger [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Quiscalus niger [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: quíscal de les Antilles
Czech: Vlhovec antilský
Danish: Antilgrackel, Antillergrackel
German: Antillen Grackel, Antillengrackel
English: Antillean Grackle, Antillean Grakle, Greater Antillean Grackle, Porto Rican Grackle
English (IOC): Greater Antillean Grackle
Spanish: Chango, Chichinguaco, Chinchilín, Hachuela, Mozambique, Zanate Antillano
Spanish (Cuba): Chichinguaco, Hachuela
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Chinchilín
Spanish (Spain): Zanate Antillano
Spanish (HBW): Greater Antillean Grackle
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Mozambique
Finnish: Antillienmölyturpiaali
French: Quiscale cubain, Quiscale des Antilles, Quiscale noir
Haitian Creole French: Mèl diab
Hungarian: antillai csónakfarkú
Icelandic: Seglsóti
Italian: Gracchio delle Antille, Gracula delle Grandi Antille
Japanese: anchirukuromukudorimodoki
Japanese: アンチルクロムクドリモドキ
Scientific: Oriolus niger, Quiscalus niger, Quiscalus niger niger
Lithuanian: antilinis kviskalas, Didysis graklas
Dutch: Antilliaanse Troepiaal
Norwegian Nynorsk: Antilltrupial
Norwegian: Antilltrupial
Polish: wilgowron czarny
Russian: Антильский вороний дрозд, Антильский гракл
Slovak: vlhovec čierny
Serbian: Veliki kukuruzar sa Antila
Swedish: Antillbåtstjärt, antillerbåtstjärt
Ukrainian: Гракл антильський
Chinese: 黑拟八哥
Chinese (Traditional): 黑擬八哥

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