Another handsome bird that I love to hate is the Common Grackle.  Each year I have to take down my feeders as these birds make Blue Jays seem polite.  Almost as punctual as the swallows that used to arrive at Capistrano, these birds hit our area about March 26 each year.Common Grackle ♂

Common Grackle  ♂

A migrating flock.  October 12.Common Grackles Migrating

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