Definition of Genus quiscalus
1. Noun. Grackles.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Icteridae, Icteridae
Member holonyms: Crow Blackbird, Grackle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Quiscalus
Literary usage of Genus quiscalus
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1. American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"... we shall not be at the trouble of deciphering the errors of subsequent compilers. The genus Quiscalus is peculiar to America, and composed ..."
2. American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States. by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, William Jardine (1832)
"The genus Quiscalus is peculiar to America, and is composed of four well ascertained species, three of which are found in the United States; ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Monotypic, with Psarocolius cyanocephalus Wagler as type. genus quiscalus. Quiscalus VIEILLOT, Analyse, 1816, 36. ..."
4. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"Brewer's Blackbird. A western species, which sometimes occurs in Illinois ; stragglers have been killed in South Carolina and Louisiana. genus quiscalus. ..."
5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1886)
"The sexes are similar. Length (skin), 6.50; wing, 3.50; tail. 2.50; tarsus, .90; bill. .75. HABITAT. Jamaica. GENUS Quiscalus ..."
6. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1860)
"genus quiscalus.—CROW BLACKBIRD. 1. Q. versicolor—Croa Blackbird. Seen in spring and fall. Not observed to breed near the city. 2. ..."