Birds

Red-Headed Woodpecker

The Whooper Swan has an eight foot wingspan.  It’sthe Eurasian version of the Trumpeter Swan.
The Fulvous Whistling Duck is a long-legged, long-necked duck.

The American White Pelican is a huge white seabirdwith a nine foot wingspan.Canada Goose

The Eastern Bluebird is a small thrush found in woodlands, farmlands and orchards.
The Marabou Stork is a huge wading bird native to Africa.

The Mississippi Kite is a raptor often mistaken for a falcon.

Ivory Gulls are small gulls noted for their pure white feathers. They are native to the arctic.
Cedar-Waxwing

Blue Jays have complex social systems with tight family bonds.  Their fondness for acorns is credited with helping spread oak trees after the last ice age.SS

Blue Jay

 

Swainson's Hawk

Swainsson” Hawk is a common small hawk of    the west. 

Reddish-Egret

 
 
 
 The Reddish Egret is a medium to large heron of shallow salt water.
Indian Peafowl

 

 The male peafowl is also known as a peacock.  They are found in many parks and zoos.

Brown Pelicans
Brown Pelicans are one of seven species of pelicans.It is the only
one that plunges from the air into the water to catch its food.

 

 

 

 

This is one of the largest flying birds in the world.
Kori Bustard
This is one of the largest flighted birds in the world.

 

Flamingos can swim and fly.  Some live high up in the Andes Mountains.

 

 

 

Roseate Spoonbill
The Roseate Spoonbill is often mistaken for a Flamingo.  They use their odd bills to strain food out of the water.

 

 

Bald Eagle
Our national sysmbol.

 

The Baltimore Oriole likes open areas with tall trees, such as parks and suburban areas.  Scarlett Ibis

Likes open spaces with tall trees.

Baltimore Oriole

Crowned Cranes are an Asian bird known as a symbol
of luck and fidelity. They can grow to be 56 inches tall.

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