Although the name Common Grackle does not sound impressive or dazzling, this bird does have an eye-catching metallic purple and bronze color that is particularly noticeable when the sun's rays catch the colors.
Interestingly, the Common Grackle lets ants crawl up its body, most likely to eat any parasites that are clinging to its body.
- Food Preferences
Food Preferences of the Common Grackle
The Common Grackle eats mostly insects, berries, seeds, fruit, bird eggs, although it is also known to eat frogs and snakes. You could almost say it generally will eat whatever food it can find!
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