Black bird with bronze chest and very long tail

by Andy
(San Antonio TX)

I saw it in Texas near a river. Its the size of a blackbird, with a long tail and short beak. The tail was almost the size of a grackle. The chest was a bright bronze color, while the head and back were solid shiny black. I didnt have my camera with me. Can you help me identify it?

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