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How Smart Are Grackles?

You may have heard that some birds are exceptionally smart–that some can even recognize themselves in a mirror. But what about grackles? You may have noticed the shiny dark birds are not put off by your predator statues, but just how smart are grackles? Can they use tools? Plan ahead? Remember where they hid food? … Read more

Grackle Migration Habits

When Do Grackles Migrate?

Have you ever noticed huge flocks of black birds swarming into your region during the fall and winter? Chances are, these birds are grackles migrating to their winter homes further south. So, when do grackles migrate, exactly? What are their migration habits? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll answer these and other questions related to … Read more

Why Do Grackles Look Up Toward the Sky

Why Do Grackles Look Up?

Have you ever looked outside and seen a group of grackles appearing to look up at the sky? If so, you’re probably wondering about this strange behavior, and contrary to what you may believe, they aren’t looking at the sky to try and figure out what the weather is going to do. So, why do … Read more

How to Keep Grackles Off Bird Feeders

How To Keep Grackles Away From Bird Feeders?

Grackles are beautiful black birds with shimmery blue heads, but don’t let their appearance fool you: these birds will take over your yard if you aren’t careful. Maybe you’ve already noticed them hogging your feeder and are wondering what to do about it. If so, keep reading! In this article, we’ll talk about how to … Read more

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What Do Grackles Eat?

Whether you have a bird feeder or not, you’ve probably seen grackles poking around your yard, looking for food. Have you ever wondered what they are looking for? What do grackles eat, exactly? What are their favorite foods, and are there any foods that they will not eat? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll answer … Read more

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