Field Guide: A-Z

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Photo of an eastern kingbird perched on a branch.

Eastern kingbirds are nesting. They’re famous for how fiercely they defend their territories. Look for the bold black and white plumage of this flycatcher.

Photo of trumpet creeper flower with compound leaf arching nearby.

It’s common in roadside thickets and crawls up the sides of cliffs. Hummingbirds love their trumpet-shaped flowers.

Frog emerging from an algae-covered pond. Bits of algae are sticking to it.

Listen for their deep, droning calls at ponds, wetlands, and lake edges.

A cluster of white flowers erupt from a red branch of a downy serviceberry.

Serviceberry fruits ripen, but they don’t last long because so many birds love to eat them!

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