The Common Green Darner (Anax junius), the widest ranging of the Anax species, inhabits lakes and ponds from coast to … More
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First brought to North America by Shakespeare enthusiasts in the nineteenth century, European Starlings are now among the continent’s most … More
A Willet standing on the beach is simply a large plain shorebird; but its identity is obvious as soon as … More
Great Blue Heron Perched in a Pine Tree
Despite their impressive size, Great Blue Herons weigh only 5 to 6 pounds thanks in part to their hollow bones—a … More
Cooper’s Hawk at Fort Morgan
Unlike falcons that use their bills, Cooper’s Hawks squeeze their prey to death with their feet and have been known … More
The Peregrine Falcon is a very fast flier, averaging 40-55 km/h (25-34 mph) in traveling flight, and reaching speeds up … More
Sanderlings at Fort Morgan
The Sanderling is a small, light-colored sandpiper with a straight, black bill and black legs.
Red–shouldered Hawks are medium-sized, with broad, rounded wings and medium-length tails that they fan out when soaring.
Loggerhead Shrikes eat insects and other arthropods, amphibians, reptiles, small mammals, and birds; they also sometimes feed on roadkill and … More
A plain brown bird with an effervescent voice, the House Wren is a common backyard bird over nearly the entire … More
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