Birding/Wild Birds Sitemap - Page 5 2016-09-26

Target Bird Definition
Defines the term “target bird” as it relates to birding, including tips for how to find target birds.

Scapulars Definition
Defines the term “scapulars” as a type of bird feather, including tips for bird identification based on scapulary feathers.

Spheniscidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the term “Spheniscidae” as a family of birds, with examples of the characteristics that Spheniscidae birds share and examples of included bird species.

Bird Tobogganing Definition
Defines the term “tobogganing” as a type of penguin behavior.

Upupidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the term “Upupidae” as a family of birds, with details about bird species in the Upupidae family and other related birds.

Vireonidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Vireonidae family of birds, including common characteristics and examples of birds in the Vireonidae family.

Lump - Bird Species Lump
Defines the process of lumping two bird species together into one, including examples of lumped species and factors considered before a lump is accepted.

Laniidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Laniidae family of birds, including what makes them unique and examples of species in the family.

Krill Definition
Defines the term “krill” as it relates to pelagic birds.

Hirundinidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the term

Phoenicopteridae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Phoenicopteridae family of birds, including characteristics these birds share and examples of birds in the Phoenicopteridae family.

Picidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the bird family Picidae with a discussion of characteristics these birds all share, as well as examples of birds in the Picidae family.

Recurvirostridae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Recurvirostridae family of birds, including characteristics of the family and examples of Recurvirostridae birds.

Pelecanidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Pelecanidae family of birds, including traits these birds share and examples of Pelecanidae family members.

Bird Pellet Definition
Defines a bird pellet, including what a pellet contains, what birds expel pellets and why it is a necessary part of bird digestion.

Parulidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the term “Parulidae” as a family of related birds, including common characteristics these birds share and examples of birds in the Parulidae family.

Gaviidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Gaviidae family of birds with a complete list of species and the characteristics they share.

Bird Gizzard Definition
Define’s a bird’s gizzard as part of the digestive system and what birds do to use their gizzard effectively.

Falconidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Falconidae family of birds, including characteristics that make this family unique and examples of familiar Falconidae bird species.

Fregatidae Bird Family Definintion
Defines the bird family Fregatidae with a complete list of included species and examples of characteristics they share.

Caprimulgidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Caprimulgidae family of birds, including what characteristics they share and examples of familiar Caprimulgidae species.

Diomedeidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Diomedeidae bird family, including number of species and characteristics they share.

Coraciidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Coraciidae family of birds, including examples of included species and characteristics they share.

Dicaeidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Dicaeidae family of birds, including common characteristics and species examples.

Covert Feathers
Defines coverts as a type of bird feathers, including why these feathers are critical to birds and how they can be used for proper bird identification.

Countershading Definition
Defines the term “countershading” as it applies to bird plumage and camouflage, with examples of bird species that have countershaded coloration.

Cloaca Definition
Defines the term

Corvidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Corvidae bird family, including characteristics shared by these birds and examples of birds in the Corvidae family.

Cardinalidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Cardinalidae family of birds, including common family traits and examples of Cardinalidae birds.

Dromaiidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Dromaiidae family of birds, including characteristics of this very unique family and where to see the one remaining Dromaiidae species.

Cathartidae Bird Family Definition
Defines the Cathartidae family of birds, including characteristics these birds share and examples of members in the Cathartidae family.

Stifftail Definition
Defines the term “stifftail” as a type of duck, including examples of stifftail species.

Bird Nail Definition
Defines the term “nail” as part of a bird’s bill.

Whistling-Duck Definition
Defines the term “whistling-duck” as a type of duck, including examples of whistling-duck species.

Sea-Duck Definition
Defines the term “sea-duck” as a type of duck, including examples of sea-duck species.

Scoter Definition
Defines the term “scoter” as a type of duck, including examples of scoter species.

Goldeneye Definition
Defines the term “goldeneye” as a type of duck, including species examples.

Domestic Duck Definition
Defines the term “domestic duck” in relation to waterfowl with examples of species and where they are typically found.

Avocet Definition
Defines the term “avocet” as a bird family, including examples of avocet species.

Sandpiper Definition
Defines the term “sandpiper” as a bird family with examples of sandpiper species.

Plover Definition
Defines the term “plover” as a bird family, including examples of plover species.

Shorebird Definition
Defines the term “shorebird” in terms of bird species, including examples.

Osprey Definition
Defines the term “osprey” as a bird of prey.

Nene - Branta sandvicensis
Detailed bird profile of the nene: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and nenes.

Western Kingbird - Tyrannus verticalis
Detailed bird profile of the western kingbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract western kingbirds.

Green Jay - Cyanocorax yncas
Detailed bird profile of the green jay: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract green jays.

Yellow-Throated Vireo - Vireo flavifrons
Detailed bird profile of the yellow-throated vireo: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract yellow-throated vireos.

Eurasian Jay - Garrulus glandarius
Detailed bird profile of the Eurasian jay: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract Eurasian jays.

Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon
Detailed bird profile of the belted kingfisher: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract belted kingfishers.

Bay-Breasted Warbler - Dendroica castanea
Detailed bird profile of the bay-breasted warbler: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract bay-breasted warblers.

Brown Thrasher - Toxostoma rufum
Detailed bird profile of the brown thrasher: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract brown thrashers.

Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Detailed bird profile of the semipalmated plover: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see semipalmated plovers.

Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus
Detailed bird profile of the black vulture: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for seeing black vultures.

Yellow-Headed Blackbird - Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Detailed bird profile of the yellow-headed blackbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for attracting yellow-headed blackbirds.

Ring-Necked Pheasant - Phasianus colchicus
Detailed bird profile of the ring-necked pheasant: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see ring-necked pheasants.

Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula
Detailed bird profile of the common grackle: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract common grackles.

Helmeted Guineafowl - Numida meleagris
Detailed bird profile of the helmeted guineafowl: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract helmeted guineafowl.

Brewer's Blackbird - Euphagus cyanocephalus
Detailed bird profile of the Brewer's blackbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract Brewer's blackbirds.

Carolina Chickadee - Poecile carolinensis
Detailed bird profile of the Carolina chickadee: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for attracting Carolina chickadees.

Blue Tit - Cyanistes caeruleus
Detailed bird profile of the blue tit: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for attracting blue tits.

Laughing Gull - Larus atricilla
Detailed bird profile of the laughing gull: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see laughing gulls.

Double-Crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus
Detailed bird profile of the double-crested cormorant: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see double-crested cormorants.

Great Tit - Parus major
Detailed bird profile of the great tit: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract great tits.

Arctic Tern - Sterna paradisaea
Detailed bird profile of the Arctic tern: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see Arctic terns.

Cactus Wren - Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Detailed bird profile of the cactus wren: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract cactus wrens.

Evening Grosbeak - Coccothraustes vespertinus
Detailed bird profile of the evening grosbeak: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract evening grosbeaks.

Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus
Detailed bird profile of the northern flicker: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract northern flickers.

Galapagos Penguin - Spheniscus mendiculus
Detailed bird profile of the Galapagos penguin: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for seeing Galapagos penguins.

Harris's Sparrow - Zonotrichia querula
Detailed bird profile of the Harris's sparrow: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for attracting Harris's sparrows.

Black-Headed Grosbeak - Pheucticus melanocephalus
Detailed bird profile of the black-headed grosbeak: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see black-headed grosbeaks.

Red-Headed Woodpecker - Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Detailed bird profile of the red-headed woodpecker: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract red-headed woodpeckers.

Pine Grosbeak - Pinicola enucleator
Detailed bird profile of the pine grosbeak: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract pine grosbeaks.

Fox Sparrow - Passerella iliaca
Detailed bird profile of the fox sparrow: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract fox sparrows.

American Wigeon - Anas americana
Detailed bird profile of the American wigeon: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract American wigeons.

Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola
Detailed bird profile of the bufflehead: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract buffleheads.

Laughing Kookaburra - Dacelo novaeguineae
Detailed bird profile of the laughing kookaburra: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for seeing laughing kookaburras.

Mandarin Duck - Aix galericulata
Detailed bird profile of the mandarin duck: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for attracting mandarin ducks.

Egyptian Goose - Alopochen aegyptiaca
Detailed bird profile of the Egyptian goose: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract Egyptian geese.

Snow Goose - Chen caerulescens
Detailed bird profile of the snow goose: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see snow geese.

Emu - Dromaius novaehollandiae
Detailed bird profile of the emu: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see emus.

Pied-Billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps
Detailed bird profile of the pied-billed grebe: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see pied-billed grebes.

Sword-Billed Hummingbird - Ensifera ensifera
Detailed bird profile of the sword-billed hummingbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract sword-billed hummingbirds.

Carolina Wren - Thryothorus ludovicianus
Detailed bird profile of the Carolina wren: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for attracting Carolina wrens.

Yellow-Billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus americanus
Detailed bird profile of the yellow-billed cuckoo: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract yellow-billed cuckoos.

Cinnamon Teal - Anas cyanoptera
Detailed bird profile of the cinnamon teal: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract cinnamon teal ducks.

Phainopepla - Phainopepla nitens
Detailed bird profile of the phainopepla: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract phainopeplas.

Brown Creeper - Certhia americana
Detailed bird profile of the brown creeper: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for how to attract brown creepers to your backyard.

Indian Peafowl - Pavo cristatus - Peacock
Detailed bird profile of the Indian peafowl: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract Indian peafowl.

Hermit Thrush - Catharus guttatus
Detailed bird profile of the hermit thrush: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract hermit thrushes.

Brown-Headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Detailed bird profile of the brown-headed cowbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract brown-headed cowbirds, as well as how to discourage them where they are not wanted.

Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea
Detailed bird profile of the indigo bunting: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for how to attract indigo buntings to your backyard.

Florida Scrub-Jay - Aphelocoma coerulescens
Detailed bird profile of the Florida scrub-jay: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting Florida scrub-jays to your backyard.

Whooping Crane - Grus americana
Detailed bird profile of the whooping crane: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for where to see these endangered birds and facts about the conservation efforts to save them.

Hoopoe - Upupa epops
Detailed bird profile of the hoopoe: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to attract hoopoes.

Gifts for Hummingbird Lovers - Hummingbird-Themed Gifts
More than 60 great ideas for hummingbird-themed gifts, with options in all price ranges and suitable for all ages. Give your favorite hummingbird lover a unique gift!

Where to See Hummingbirds - Birding Travel for Hummingbirds
Travel tips to add hummingbirds to your life list, including suggestions for the best places to see hummingbirds in the wild as well as options to see captive hummingbirds up close.

What Is a Warbler?
What makes a warbler a warbler? Learn what these birds have in common and why it's hard to define all warblers together.

Spring Bird Feeding Tips
Tips for feeding birds in spring, including the best spring bird foods and what birds to expect at your feeders during spring.

Eagle Species List
A complete list of eagle species, including both common and scientific names as well as notes for which species are threatened or endangered.

Bird Mimics and Mimicry
Why do birds impersonate each other? Learn about bird mimicry, including a list of the most familiar bird mimics and the sounds they make, as well as how to identify birds that don't sound like themselves.

Caring for Binoculars
Tips for how to care for binoculars properly, including field use and storage. Also includes steps to take if binoculars become damaged.

Pine Cone Bird Feeder
Materials, instructions and tips for how to make a pine cone bird feeder. Includes suggestions for alterations to customize the feeder for your backyard birds.

How to Clean a Spotting Scope
Tips for how to clean a spotting scope, including how to keep it clean longer and why a dirty scope is bad for birding.

Hanging Teacup Bird Feeder
Easy teacup bird feeder project, including tips for how to hang and clean the feeder - no drilling necessary to construct. Time to have a cuppa with the birds!

Summer Birding Gear - Equipment for Summer Birding
Tips for the appropriate summer birding gear for safe, enjoyable and productive birding walks during the hottest seasons. Includes how to protect optics and other birding equipment from excessive sun exposure and summer humidity.

Attracting Birds That Don't Come to Feeders
Tips for attracting birds that don't regularly come to bird feeders, including how to provide water, shelter and nesting sites all birds can use. Includes natural food source suggestions.

Where to See Puffins
Tips for where to travel to see wild puffins. Includes all three puffin species, as well as a discussion of their preferred habitats. Also includes where to see puffins in captivity.

Plan a Big Year
Basic tips to start planning a birding big year, including the different types of big years, how to budget for a big year and other steps to plan your big year.

Cheap Birding Travel - Save Money on Avitourism
Tips for how to save money on birding travel, including ways to see more birds and have better birding on the cheap.

Simple Coffee Can Bird House
An easy bird house project with a large coffee can or similar can. No woodworking necessary, and the project is suitable for kids.

How to Attract Thrushes
Tips for how to attract all types of thrushes to your backyard by meeting their needs for food, water, shelter and nesting sites. Includes extra tips for attracting thrushes.

Fix Bird House Holes
Tips for how to repair bird house entrance holes that have become too large so the house can continue to be used by the desired birds. Includes several ways to fix bird house holes and why the proper size is important.

Tools to Build Bird Houses
List of tools necessary for building bird houses, with suggestions for selecting the proper tools and extra tools that can make the project easier.

Shoe Bird House
Easy tips to turn an old shoe into a great bird house. Includes what types of shoes work best and how to make the house safe for nesting birds.

Get Started With Bird Houses - Backyard Birding
Learn how to get started adding bird houses to your backyard in five easy steps, including additional tips to make the most of all your bird houses.

How to Listen to Birds
Tips for how to listen to birds effectively, including how to interpret bird sounds for proper identification.

Dryer Lint as Nesting Material for Birds
Dryer lint is harmful for nesting birds - learn why, and what other uses you can try to recycle dryer lint safely.

Perches for Hummingbirds
Learn how hummingbirds use perches and how to add perches to your backyard to provide a place for these birds to rest and for you to see them clearly.

Ground Bird Baths - Tips and Projects
All about ground bird baths, including pros and cons, where to buy and how to make different ground level bird baths.

Grass for Birds - Ornamental Grasses for Birdscaping
Tips for making your lawn more bird-friendly and adding ornamental grasses for birds to your yard.

Keeping a Life List - How to Record Birds You See
Tips for how to keep a list list, including what information to include about bird sightings and different list-keeping methods for all ages and experience levels.

Threats to Vultures - Vulture Conservation
Vultures face many threats, and more than half the world's vulture species are threatened or endangered. Learn what threats are the most dangerous and how you can help minimize the hazards vultures face.

Safflower Seeds - What Are Safflower Seeds
Learn more about safflower seeds, including which birds prefer these seeds and how to offer them at your bird feeders. Include tips for growing your own safflower seeds.

Threats to Winter Birds - What Hazards Do Winter Birds Face?
Describes threats faced by winter birds that can impact their survival. Includes how birds are adapted to survive in the winter and tips for how you can help winter birds.

How Fishing Line Hurts Birds - Fishing Line and Birds
Discussion of the many ways monofilament fishing line threatens birds, from injuries to starvation to drowning, including tips for how you can help protect birds from this hazard.

Ducks Unlimited - What Is Ducks Unlimited
Details about Ducks Unlimited as a birding organization that focuses on waterfowl and wetland conservation. Includes a history of the organization and how to join.

Swan Species List - Types of Swans
List of all the swan species in the world, including notes about which are threatened, vulnerable or endangered.

Bird Camouflage - How Birds Are Camouflaged
Many birds have superb camouflage with the color of their plumage as well as markings that help break up their visible outline and behavior that keeps them hidden. Understanding this bird camouflage is the first step toward being able to find and enjoy these birds more easily.

Captive Bird Breeding - Bird Conservation in Captivity
Overview of how captive bird breeding programs help wild birds, including why critics are against breeding endangered birds in captivity.

Choose a Bird Feeder - Tips for Choosing Bird Feeders
With thousands of bird feeder designs available, how do you know which one is best for your birds? These tips can help you choose the right bird feeder based on which birds you want to feed, what foods you offer, feeder size, construction materials, design and more.

Carved Pumpkin Bird Feeder - Easy Bird Feeder Projects
Recycle carved pumpkins into this easy bird feeder or use a fresh pumpkin to make two feeders at once with the same simple steps.

Decorating Bird Houses
Tips and ideas for how to decorate bird houses but still keep them safe and appealing for the birds.

Bird Nest Identification - Identify Bird Nests
Learn how to identify bird nests using clues about the birds, nests themselves and the eggs they contain.

How to Go Birding - Tips for Planning a Bird Walk
Birding is more than taking a walk and seeing birds, and these tips can help you plan how to go birding to maximize the birds you see and minimize any problems.

Birdwatching and Birding - Which is Which?
Are you a birdwatcher or a birder? Even though the terms are often used interchangeably, there are subtle differences between them.

How to Find Hummingbirds - Finding Hummingbirds
Tips for how to find hummingbirds, including where and when to look for these birds. Includes tips for attracting hummingbirds to your backyard.

Nightjars of the World – Book Review
Review of

Mountain Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 9.

California Quail
California Quail. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 10.

Pine Siskin
Pine Siskin. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 11.

Dark-Eyed Junco
Dark-Eyed Junco. Birding / Wild Birds.

How to Attract a Specific Bird - Attracting Birds to Your Backyard
Attracting a specific bird species to your yard can be a challenge, but these tips can help you make your backyard more attractive to the exact birds you want to see.

Prepare Your Backyard for Winter Birds - How to Attract Winter Birds
Tips for preparing your backyard to attract winter birds with food, water and shelter. These autumn preparation tips can make your backyard a winter sanctuary for many bird species.

How Litter Hurts Birds - Litter and Birds
Even a small piece of litter can affect birds in big ways. Learn more about how litter affects birds and what you can do to help.

Bird Ranges - What Is a Bird Range
Discussion of what a bird range is and what factors affect bird ranges. Includes descriptions of different types of bird ranges.

Unexpected Birds - Rare Bird Sightings - Types of Rare Birds
There are many types of unexpected birds that can show up in the field or backyard, from unusual vagrants to feral birds to escaped pets. These tips can help you recognize unique birds, identify them properly and react responsibly when you see them.

How to Find Warblers - Birding for Warblers - Where to See Warblers
Tips for how to find warblers in the field, specifically during spring migration. Includes tips for attracting warblers to your backyard.

Winter Birding Tips - Tips for Birding in Winter
Tips for winter birding, including where to find birds and how to stay safe in the field during the coldest months.

Birding in Nevada - Tips for Nevada Birding
Nevada is a desert oasis for birders, with more than 460 recorded bird species. These tips for birding in Nevada, including suggested equipment and birding hotspots, can help birders plan a great getaway.

Gull Identification Tips - How to Identify Gulls
Tips for how to identify gulls based on appearance and behavior, including a list of essential equipment to help with proper gull identification.

Clark's Grebe or Western Grebe - How to Identify Grebes
Tips for how to identify Clark's grebes and western grebes by appearance, range, voice and other characteristics. Includes an identification quick reference table.

Aviary Definition
Defines the term

Life List Definition
Defines the term

Bird maps, range maps, bird range map, northern cardinal range map, northern cardinal range, cardinalis cardinalis
North American bird range map for the northern cardinal, showing the species' overall territory. Includes discussion of where to find northern cardinals.

Mallard Range Map – Bird Map for the Mallard Duck
Worldwide bird range map for the mallard, showing the species' overall territory. Includes discussion of where to find mallard ducks.

Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Detailed bird profile of the common yellowthroat: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting common yellowthroats to your backyard.

Baby / Adult American Robin
Baby / Adult American Robin. Birding / Wild Birds.

Baby / Adult Bald Eagle
Baby / Adult Bald Eagle. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

Baby / Adult Blue Jay
Baby / Adult Blue Jay. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Baby / Adult Canada Goose
Baby / Adult Canada Goose. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

Baby / Adult Cedar Waxwing
Baby / Adult Cedar Waxwing. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

Baby / Adult Eastern Bluebird
Baby / Adult Eastern Bluebird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

Baby / Adult Killdeer
Baby / Adult Killdeer. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

Baby / Adult Rock Pigeon
Baby / Adult Rock Pigeon. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

Leucistic American Coot
Leucistic American Coot. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

Leucistic American Robin
Leucistic American Robin. Birding / Wild Birds.

Leucistic Anna's Hummingbird
Leucistic Anna's Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

Leucistic Black-Billed Magpie
Leucistic Black-Billed Magpie. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Leucistic Black-Capped Chickadee
Leucistic Black-Capped Chickadee. Page 5.

Leucistic Mandarin Duck
Leucistic Mandarin Duck. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

Leucistic Vermilion Flycatcher
Leucistic Vermilion Flycatcher. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

Leucistic Western Scrub-Jay
Leucistic Western Scrub-Jay. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds.

Xantus's Hummingbird
Xantus's Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 18.

Allen's Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

Anna's Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 11.

Berylline Hummingbird
Berylline Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 15.

Black-Chinned Hummingbird
Black-Chinned Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

Blue-Throated Hummingbird
Blue-Throated Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

Broad-Billed Hummingbird
Broad-Billed Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 14.

Broad-Tailed Hummingbird
Broad-Tailed Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird
Buff-Bellied Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 16.

Calliope Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 9.

Costa's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

Green Violet-Ear
Green Violet-Ear. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 19.

Lucifer Hummingbird
Lucifer Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 10.

Magnificent Hummingbird
Magnificent Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 13.

Plain-Capped Starthroat
Plain-Capped Starthroat. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 12.

Rufous Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Violet-Crowned Hummingbird
Violet-Crowned Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

White-Eared Hummingbird
White-Eared Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 17.

Green-Breasted Mango
Green-Breasted Mango. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 20.

House Sparrow
House Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 12.

Snow Bunting
Snow Bunting. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

Downy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

Tufted Titmouse
Tufted Titmouse Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

American Robin
American Robin. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

Red-Breasted Nuthatch
Red-Breasted Nuthatch. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

Bohemian Waxwing
Bohemian Waxwing. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

Northern Cardinal
Northern Cardinal. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Song Sparrow
Song Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

White-Crowned Sparrow
White-Crowned Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

White-Throated Sparrow
White-Throated Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

Junco - Feeding
Junco - Feeding. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

Junco - Gray-Headed
Junco - Gray-Headed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

Junco - Yellow-Eyed
Junco - Yellow-Eyed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

American Tree Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 13.

Chipping Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Clay-Colored Sparrow
Clay-Colored Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 12.

Dark-Eyed Junco - Oregon
Dark-Eyed Junco. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 16.

Dark-Eyed Junco - Slate-Colored
Dark-Eyed Junco - Slate-Colored. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 15.

Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 10.

Fox Sparrow
Fox Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 11.

Golden-Crowned Sparrow
Golden-Crowned Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

House Sparrow - Female
House Sparrow - Female. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

House Sparrow - Male
House Sparrow - Male. Birding / Wild Birds.

Lark Sparrow
Lark Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

Le Conte's Sparrow
Le Conte's Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 14.

Savannah Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 9.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 10.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 7.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 11.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 6.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 4.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 3.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 9.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 5.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 8.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 12.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species. Page 2.

Junco - Oregon
Junco - Oregon. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Junco - Pink-Sided
Junco - Pink-Sided. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

Junco - Red-Backed
Junco - Red-Backed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

Junco - Slate
Junco - Slate. Birding / Wild Birds.

Junco - White-Winged
Junco - White-Winged. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

Amazilia Hummingbird
Amazilia Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 11.

Black-Billed Streamertail
Black-Billed Streamertail. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 10.

Black-Throated Mango
Black-Throated Mango. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

Brown Inca
Brown Inca. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 9.

Golden-Breasted Puffleg
Golden-Breasted Puffleg. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

Horned Sungem
Horned Sungem. Birding / Wild Birds.

Marvelous Spatuletail
Marvelous Spatuletail. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

Plovercrest
Plovercrest. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 12.

Snowcap
Snowcap. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Sword-Billed Hummingbird
Sword-Billed Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

Violet-Tailed Sylph
Violet-Tailed Sylph. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

White-Throated Hummingbird
White-Throated Hummingbird. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

American Crow
American Crow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

American Robin
American Robin. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Downy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

European Starling
European Starling. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

House Sparrow
House Sparrow. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

Mourning Dove
Mourning Dove. Birding / Wild Birds.

American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

House Finch
House Finch. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

Black Oil Sunflower Birdseed
Black Oil Sunflower Seeds. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 7.

Commercial Birdseed Mix
Commercial Birdseed Mix. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 8.

Cracked Corn Birdseed
Cracked Corn Birdseed. Birding / Wild Birds.

Hulled Sunflower Chips Birdseed
Hulled Sunflower Chips Birdseed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 2.

Millet Birdseed
Millet Birdseed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 4.

Niger Birdseed
Niger Birdseed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 5.

Premium Songbird Birdseed Mix
Premium Songbird Birdseed Mix. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 9.

Red Milo Birdseed
Red Milo Birdseed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 3.

Safflower Birdseed
Safflower Birdseed. Birding / Wild Birds. Page 6.

Purple Martin - Progne subis
Detailed bird profile of the purple martin: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting purple martins to your backyard.

Common Nighthawk - Chordeiles minor
Detailed bird profile of the common nighthawk: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting common nighthawks and seeing them in the field.

Violet-Capped Woodnymph - Thalurania glaucopis
Detailed bird profile of the violet-capped woodnymph hummingbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting violet-capped woodnymphs.

Swallow-Tailed Hummingbird - Eupetomena macroura
Detailed bird profile of the swallow-tailed hummingbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting swallow-tailed hummingbirds to your backyard.

Adopt Hummingbirds - Hummingbird Conservation Through Sponsors
Support hummingbird conservation through bird adoption and sponsorship programs.

Hummingbird Vocabulary - Glossary of Hummingbird Vocabulary
A list of bird glossary terms that apply specifically to hummingbirds, with hummingbird-related descriptions and links to more extensive definitions.

More Fun With Hummingbirds - Craft Projects, Games and Other Hummingbird Fun
Fun projects and unique information about hummingbirds, from hummingbird totems and tattoos to hummingbird cake, making a hummingbird balloon animal and hummingbird clipart.

Pictures of Juncos
Pictures of different junco plumage variations, including identification tips based on appearance and range.

Downy Woodpecker Range Map – Bird Map for the Downy Woodpecker
North American bird range map for the downy woodpecker, showing the species' overall territory. Includes discussion of where to find downy woodpeckers and their preferred habitats.

Painted Bunting Range Map – Bird Map for the Painted Bunting
North American bird range map for the painted bunting, showing the species' breeding and non-breeding territories as well as vagrant sightings. Includes discussion of where to find painted buntings.

Sharp-Shinned Hawk Range Map – Bird Map for the Sharp-Shinned Hawk
North American bird range map for the sharp-shinned hawk, showing the species' breeding, non-breeding, migration and year-round territories. Includes discussion of where to find sharp-shinned hawks.

American Robin Range Map – Bird Map for the American Robin
North American bird range map for the American robin, showing the species' overall territory. Includes discussion of where to find American robins.

How to Read a Range Map - Bird Maps
Tips for how to read a range map, including the color key for range maps on this site.

Western Scrub-Jay Range Map – Bird Map for the Western Scrub-Jay
North American bird range map for the western scrub-jay, showing the species' overall territory. Includes discussion of where to find western scrub-jays.

Northern Mockingbird Range Map – Bird Map for the Northern Mockingbird
North American bird range map for the northern mockingbird, showing the species' overall territory. Includes discussion of where to find northern mockingbirds.

Blue Jay Range Map – Bird Map for the Blue Jay
North American bird range map for the blue jay, showing the species' overall territory divided into breeding, non-breeding and year-round ranges. Includes discussion of where to find blue jays.

Common Bronzewing - Phaps chalcoptera
Detailed bird profile of the common bronzewing: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting common bronzewings to your backyard.

Atlantic Puffin - Fratercula arctica
Detailed bird profile of the Atlantic puffin: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation tips for Atlantic puffins.

Sooty Shearwater - Puffinus griseus
Detailed bird profile of the sooty shearwater: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for seeing sooty shearwaters on pelagic birding trips.

Tufted Titmouse - Baeolophus bicolor
Detailed bird profile of the tufted titmouse: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting tufted titmice to your backyard.

Yellow-Rumped Warbler - Dendroica coronata
Detailed bird profile of the yellow-rumped warbler: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting yellow-rumped warblers to your backyard.

Emperor Penguin - Aptenodytes forsteri
Detailed bird profile of the emperor penguin: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation threats to emperor penguins.

American Redstart - Setophaga ruticilla
Detailed bird profile of the American redstart: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for seeing American restarts in the field and attracting them to your backyard.

25 Essential Backyard Birding Supplies
25 essential supplies that can help make backyard birding easier and more convenient.

25 Essential Backyard Birding Supplies
25 essential supplies that can help make backyard birding easier and more convenient.

25 Essential Backyard Birding Supplies
25 essential supplies that can help make backyard birding easier and more convenient.

How to Help Hummingbirds - Ways to Support Hummingbird Conservation
Ten easy ways every birder can help protect and preserve hummingbirds.

Antelope Island State Park – Utah Birding – Where to Go Birding in Utah
Review of birding at Antelope Island State Park in Utah. Includes tips for visiting birders and examples of bird species likely to be seen.

Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area – Utah Birding – Where to Go Birding in Utah
Review of birding at The Great Salt Lake Nature Center at Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area in northern Utah. Gives tips for visiting birders and examples of bird species likely to be seen.

Secondary Feather Definition
Defines the term

Rictal Bristles Definition
Defines the term

Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Detailed bird profile of the herring gull: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction.

Snow Bunting - Plectrophenax nivalis
Detailed bird profile of the snow bunting: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting snow buntings to your backyard.

Gray-Crowned Rosy-Finch - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Detailed bird profile of the gray-crowned rosy-finch: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting gray-crowned rosy-finches to your backyard.

Northern Bobwhite - Colinus virginianus
Detailed bird profile of the northern bobwhite: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting northern bobwhites to your backyard.

Pileated Woodpecker - Dryocopus pileatus
Detailed bird profile of the pileated woodpecker: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting pileated woodpeckers to your backyard.

American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos - Common Crow
Detailed bird profile of the American crow: apperance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for minimizing nuisance American crows in your backyard.

American Kestrel - Falco sparverius
Detailed bird profile of the American kestrel: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting American kestrels to your backyard.

Red-Bellied Woodpecker - Melanerpes carolinus
Detailed bird profile of the red-bellied woodpecker: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting red-bellied woodpeckers to your backyard.

Ruby-Crowned Kinglet - Regulus calendula
Detailed bird profile of the ruby-crowned kinglet: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting ruby-crowned kinglets to your backyard.

Broad-Winged Hawk - Buteo platypterus
Detailed bird profile of the broad-winged hawk: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation history and tips for broad-winged hawks.

Bullock's Oriole - Icterus bullockii
Detailed bird profile of the Bullock's oriole: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting Bullock's orioles to your backyard.

Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos
Detailed bird profile of the golden eagle: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for where to spot golden eagles.

Wild Turkey - Meleagris gallopavo
Detailed bird profile of the wild turkey: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting wild turkeys.

Backyard Birding - Tips for Backyard Birding
Backyard birding tips for beginning and advanced birders. Includes birdfeeding, attracting birds, and other information.

Benefits of Birding in a Group - Group Birding Benefits
Ten benefits of birding in a group with other birders instead of always going solo.

Raptor Vocabulary - Vocabulary Words for Birds of Prey
Specialized list of vocabulary terms that describe different characteristics of birds of prey.

10 Ways to Help Migrating Birds - How to Help Bird Migration
Migration is a dangerous time for birds, but these 10 ways to help migrating birds can get every birder involved in easy bird conservation.

Baby Bird Identification
Comparison of adult and juvenile bird photos to aid identification of young birds.

Pictures of Leucistic Birds - Leucism - Leucistic Bird Photos
Photos of leucistic birds, including different variations of full and partial leucism and tips for identifying leucistic birds.

Winter Backyard Bird Photo Gallery - Pictures of Winter Birds - Winter Bird Images
Pictures of common winter birds of North America and tips for attracting them to your backyard.

Pictures of Sparrows
Photo gallery of 15 different North American sparrow species, including identification tips and range descriptions.

Pictures of Sparrows
Photo gallery of 15 different North American sparrow species, including identification tips and range descriptions.

Most Common Backyard Birds
Brief descriptions and photos of the eight most common backyard birds in the United States. Includes tips for backyard birders to attract these common species.

Roosting Pockets From Duncraft – Winter Bird Shelters for Small Birds
Review of a set of natural fiber roosting pockets from Duncraft, which can provide winter shelter for small backyard birds.

Qualities of a Good Birder - Birder Characteristics
Types of personality traits that make a good birder.

Nemesis Bird Definition
Defines the term

Game Bird Definition
Defines the term

North America Migration Flyways
Detailed map of the four North America bird migration routes: the Atlantic, Mississippi, Central and Pacific flyways. Includes major and minor bird migration routes.

American Bittern - Botaurus lentiginosus
Detailed bird profile of the American bittern: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for conserving American bitterns.

Violet-Green Swallow - Tachycineta thalassina
Detailed bird profile of the violet-green swallow: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting violet-green swallows to your backyard.

Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Detailed bird profile of the cliff swallow: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for observing these swallows and attracting them to your backyard.

Western Grebe - Aechmophorus occidentalis
Detailed bird profile of the western grebe: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for seeing western grebes while birding.

Chimney Swift - Chaetura pelagica
Detailed bird profile of the chimney swift: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting chimney swifts to the appropriate habitat.

Mountain Bluebird - Sialia currucoides
Detailed bird profile of the mountain bluebird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting mountain bluebirds to your backyard.

Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus
Detailed bird profile of the Swainson's thrush: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting Swainson's thrushes to your backyard.

Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis
Detailed bird profile of the brown pelican: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction.

European Robin - Erithacus rubecula - English Robin
Detailed bird profile of the European robin: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting European robins to your backyard.

Great Egret - Ardea alba - Great White Egret
Detailed bird profile of the great egret: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation tips for great egrets.

Clark's Grebe - Aechmophorus clarkii
Detailed bird profile of the Clark's grebe: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for finding Clark's grebes while birding.

Frugivorous Definition - Frugivore
Defines the term

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species.

Pictures of Ducks
Gallery of pictures of ducks from around the world with information and trivia about each species.

Hummingbirds of North America - North American Hummingbird Photos
Photos and descriptions of all the regular hummingbirds to visit, reside or breed in North America. Includes details of where to find individual species.

Hummingbirds of North America - North American Hummingbird Photos
Photos and descriptions of all the regular hummingbirds to visit, reside or breed in North America. Includes details of where to find individual species.

Types of Birdseed
Photo gallery and detailed descriptions of different types of birdseed, including which birds prefer which seeds and how different seeds compare for economic value.

Exotic Hummingbird Pictures - Pictures of Hummingbirds
Gallery of exotic hummingbird pictures featuring 12 unique and beautiful species.

Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Detailed bird profile of the barn swallow: appearance, foods, habitat behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting both feeding and nesting barn swallows to your backyard.

Harlequin Duck - Histrionicus histrionicus
Detailed bird profile of the harlequin duck: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for seeing harlequin ducks in the field and how to protect them.

Red-Winged Blackbird - Agelaium phoeniceus
Detailed bird profile of the red-winged blackbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting red-winged blackbirds to your backyard.

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae
Detailed bird profile of the Costa's hummingbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting Costa's hummingbirds to your backyard.

Broad-Tailed Hummingbird - Selasphorus platycercus
Detailed bird profile of the broad-tailed hummingbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting broad-tailed hummingbirds to your backyard.

Red-Billed Streamertail - Trochilus polytmus
Detailed bird profile of the red-billed streamertail: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting red-billed streamertails in Jamaica.

Greater Scaup - Aythya marila
Detailed bird profile of the greater scaup: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction.

Black-Chinned Hummingbird - Archilochus alexandri
Detailed bird profile of the black-chinned hummingbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting black-chinned hummingbirds to your backyard.

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge – Utah Birding – Birding at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Review of birding at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge near Brigham City in northern Utah. Gives tips for visiting birders and examples of bird species likely to be seen.

Pied Definition
Defines the term

Underparts Definition
Defines the term

Stoop Definition - Bird Flight
Defines the term

Speculum Definition
Defines the term

Shearwater Definition
Defines the term

Soar Definition – Bird Flight
Defines the term

Spatulate Definition
Defines the term

Rookery Definition
Defines the term

Puffin Definition
Defines the term

Petrel Definition
Defines the term

Palynivorous Definition - Palynivore
Defines the term palynivorous in terms of what birds eat, including examples of palynivorous bird species.

Patagium Definition
Defines the term

Overwinter Definition - Overwintering
Defines the term

Nomadic Definition
Defines the term

Nocturnal Definition
Defines the term

Nectivorous Definition - Nectivore
Defines the term

Nape Definition
Defines the term

Mucivorous Definition - Muscivore
Defines the term

Migration Definition
Defines the term

Auk Definition
Defines the term

Kettle Definition
Defines the term

Keratin Definition
Defines the term

Hood Definition
Defines the term

Gregarious Definition
Defines the term

Forage Definition
Defines the term

Flanks Definition
Defines the term

Flock Definition
Defines the term

DDT Definition - Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
Defines the term

Deciduous Definition
Defines the term

Diurnal Definition
Defines the term

Booby Definition
Defines the term

Avifauna Definition
Defines the term

Aerie Definition
Defines the term

Albatross Definition
Defines the term

Osprey - Pandion haliaetus
Detailed bird profile of the osprey: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for providing suitable osprey habitat.

Subspecies Definition
Defines the term

Endemic Definition
Defines the term

Field Birding Tips
Tips for more effective birding in the field, no matter where you plan to go birding. Includes birding safety, how to find specific birds and more.

How Bird Feeders Threaten Birds - Risks of Bird Feeders
Improper bird feeders can be a threat to birds and may spread diseases among backyard birds or injure feeding birds. Learn how to keep your bird feeders safe for all visiting birds.