This big ‘Honker’ is among our best-known waterfowl. In many regions, flights of Canada Geese passing over in V-formation — … More
Juvenile Little Blue Herons are entirely white, except for vague dusky tips to the outer primaries. Adult Little Blue Herons … More
The Ruby–throated Hummingbird is eastern North America’s sole breeding hummingbird.
The Pileated Woodpecker is one of the biggest, most striking forest birds on the continent.
Mourning Doves perch on telephone wires and forage for seeds on the ground; their flight is fast and bullet straight.
Female Cowbirds often remove an egg from “host” nest before laying one of her own. Known to have laid eggs … More
Rouens are a popular alternative to Mallards because they are nearly identical, but much larger so most are too heavy … More
In the early 20th century, Great White Egrets were almost hunted into extinction for their long, attractive feathers that were … More
The remarkable range expansion of the Cattle Egret represents one of the great avian success stories. Unknown in North America … More
My neighbors are raising Guinea Hens. I saw them walking around in their front yard and had to get a … More