This is the lead element of a much larger group of Great-tailed Grackles coming into to roost for the night. The intersection of Josey Land and Hebron Parkway in Carrollton, Texas is a favorite spot to overnight for these birds. The crisscrossing utility lines and many trees at these crossroads makes this location ideal.

Great-tailed Grackle - Evening Roost

Great-tailed Grackle - Evening Roost

Great-tailed Grackle - Evening Roost

Great-tailed Grackle - Evening Roost

Great-tailed Grackle - Evening Roost

Observations Details

County Denton Carrollton - East
City Carrollton
Date Oct 2, 2007
Time of Day Evening
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Clear
Habitat Commercial-Retail
Type of Behavior Roosting
Gender Mixed
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Great-tailed Grackle Observation Location