Question: Yellow-eyed Grackles
matter what you guessed about this question, you may be right, because
the truth is, no one really knows!
Young grackles have brown eyes at first, so the eye color may help separate
the adults from the young during the first fall. It may also help grackles
to find and recognize each other in large blackbird flocks. And it may
simply be one way that an otherwise all-black bird shows its vigor and
good health to the opposite sex, like the red shoulders of Red-winged
Blackbirds or the vivid orange plumage of orioles.
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