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  • Escalante, P., Sada, A. & Robles, G. P. 1996. Listado de nombres comunes de las aves de México. CONABIO y Sierra Madre. 32 pp.
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  • Hardy, J. W. 1965. Evolutionary and ecological relationships between three species of blackbirds (Icteridae) in Central Mexico. Evolution. 21: 196-197.
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  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Peterson, A. T. 1998. The distribution and type locality of the extinct Slender-billed Grackle Quiscalus palustris. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club. 118: 119-121.


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