Wild Bird Species

Wild birds look and behave differently and being familiar with species' characteristics can help you identify them properly and understand their behavior.
Greater flamingo birds standing under tree branches
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Pyrrhuloxia bird with light brown and red feathers standing on branch
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buzzard on a pole
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illustration of birds that sing at night
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Greater Roadrunner
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Blackburnian warbler
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Wild turkey
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White-crowned sparrow with yellow beak sitting on tree branch
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Scarlet tanager
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greater scaup
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Acorn woodpecker
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American Robin
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Wild bird nest with cream-colored eggs with brown spots surrounded by wildflowers
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wild bird eggs in a bowl
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American Tree Sparrow
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Baby bird sitting in an evergreen tree.
Easy Tips for Identifying Baby Birds
Cooper's Hawk in Flight
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House finch sitting on branch with red and brown feathers
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duck swimming
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Brown and gray owl sitting on branch with head turned
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sea-faring birds
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Mourning Dove
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fun facts about wild turkeys illustration
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Purple Martin
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Red-shouldered hawk standing on top of house with lizard in its mouth
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Two great tit (Parus major) birds in nest with eggs
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Brown and tan dove sitting on tree branch
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Osprey standing on a tree branch with a fish in claws
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Cooper's hawk standing on pine needle tree branch
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finch on a branch
Finches or Sparrows? Learn to Tell Them Apart!
Red-headed vulture standing on branch with wings open
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Flamingo Pair
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american bird species
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barred owl
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harlequin duck
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Southern Cassowary
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Bateleur
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Yellow bird clinging to bright green nest
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Egyptian Vulture
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Northern cardinal in the winter
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swan
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Common Loon
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Golden Eagle
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House Sparrow
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American Robin
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Anna's Hummingbird Feeding
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Anna's hummingbird with pink and brown head sitting on branch
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California quail
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Nene - Hawaiian Goose
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Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
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Brown Pelican
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High Angle View Of Male Mallard Duck With Mouth Open
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House finch with red and brown feathers standing on twig
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Chickadee With Grub
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Common Loon - Breeding Adult
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White-winged dove sitting on tree branch
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California scrub-jay with bright blue and gray feathers sitting on shrub with red berries
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Atlantic Puffin
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Mute Swan - Adult
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