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Greater Antillean Grackle
Quiscalus niger (Boddaert, 1783)
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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

Taxomic 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...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Greater Antillean Grackle
Czech:
  vlhovec antilský
German:
  Antillengrackel
Danish:
  Antilgrackel
Spanish:
  Zanate Antillano
Finnish:
  antillienmölyturpiaali
French:
  Quiscale noir
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
Polish:
  wilgowron czarny
Russian:
  Антильский вороний дрозд
Slovak:
  vlhovec čierny
Swedish:
  antillerbåtstjärt
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.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
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:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Quiscalus niger [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Quiscalus niger [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Quiscalus niger [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Antillean Grackle ( Quiscalus niger) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Quiscalus niger [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Quiscalus niger [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

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
Spanish: Chango, Chichinguaco, Chinchilín, Hachuela, Mozambique, Zanate Antillano
Spanish (Cuba): Chichinguaco, Hachuela
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Chinchilín
Spanish (Spain): Zanate Antillano
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Mozambique
Finnish: Antillienmölyturpiaali
French: Quiscale cubain, Quiscale des Antilles, Quiscale noir
Haitian Creole French: Mèl diab
Hungarian: antillai csónakfarkú
Italian: Gracchio delle Antille, Gracula delle Grandi Antille
Japanese: anchirukuromukudorimodoki
Japanese: アンチルクロムクドリモドキ
Latin: Oriolus niger, Quiscalus niger
Lithuanian: antilinis kviskalas, Didysis graklas
Dutch: Antilliaanse Troepiaal
Norwegian: Antilltrupial
Polish: wilgowron czarny
Russian: Антильский вороний дрозд, Антильский гракл
Slovak: vlhovec čierny
Swedish: Antillbåtstjärt, antillerbåtstjärt
Chinese: 黑拟八哥
Chinese (Traditional): 黑擬八哥

 

         

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