American Golden-Plover

    American Golden-Plover

    Pluvialis dominica
    Image of an american kestrel

    American Kestrel

    Falco sparverius
    Image of bachman's sparrow

    Bachman's Sparrow

    Peucaea aestivalis (formerly Aimophila aestivalis)
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    Endangered

    Photo of bald eagle soaring

    Bald Eagle

    Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    Photo of male Baltimore oriole perched on branch

    Baltimore Oriole

    Icterus galbula
    Image of barn owl face.

    Barn Owl

    Tyto alba
    Image of barred owl

    Barred Owl

    Strix varia
    Photo of a Bell's vireo perched on a small branch.

    Bell’s Vireo

    Vireo bellii
    Photo of two black vultures standing on the ground

    Black Vulture

    Coragyps atratus
    Black-capped chickadee image showing characters for identification.

    Black-Capped Chickadee and Carolina Chickadee

    Poecile atricapillus and P. carolinensis
    Photo of blue jay perched on branch

    Blue Jay

    Cyanocitta cristata
    bobolink

    Bobolink

    Dolichonyx oryzivorus
    Photograph of a Brown Creeper

    Brown Creeper

    Certhia americana
    Photo of a brown thrasher perched amid tree branches.

    Brown Thrasher

    Toxostoma rufum
    Photo of Canada goose swimming

    Canada Goose

    Branta canadensis
    Photo of a Carolina wren perched near a bird feeder.

    Carolina Wren

    Thryothorus ludovicianus
    Photo of a cattle egret

    Cattle Egret

    Bubulcus ibis
    Photo of a common nighthawk on a fence rail.

    Common Nighthawk

    Chordeiles minor
    large gray and white bird perching on a black branch

    Cooper's Hawk

    Accipiter cooperii
    Image of a dark-eyed junco

    Dark-Eyed Junco

    Junco hyemalis
    Photo of a male dickcissel in breeding plumage, perched.

    Dickcissel

    Spiza americana
    Photo of male downy woodpecker clinging to suet feeder

    Downy Woodpecker

    Picoides pubescens
    Image of eastern bluebird

    Eastern Bluebird

    Sialia sialis
    Photo of an eastern kingbird perched on a branch.

    Eastern Kingbird

    Tyrannus tyrannus
    Photo of an eastern meadowlark, side view, on snowy ground.

    Eastern Meadowlark

    Sturnella magna
    Photo of an eastern phoebe perched on a small branch.

    Eastern Phoebe

    Sayornis phoebe
    Photo of an eastern towhee male, eating, three-quarter view.

    Eastern Towhee

    Pipilo erythrophthalmus
    Eastern Wood Pewee

    Eastern Wood-Pewee

    Contopus virens
    Photo of Eurasian collared-dove walking on grass

    Eurasian Collared-Dove

    Streptopelia decaocto
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Photograph of a Eurasian Tree Sparrow perched on a brick surface

    Eurasian Tree Sparrow

    Passer montanus
    Photo of a male evening grosbeak eating sunflower seeds at a feeder.

    Evening Grosbeak

    Coccothraustes vespertinus
    Image of a field sparrow

    Field Sparrow

    Spizella pusilla
    Photo of a great horned owl on a tree branch

    Great Horned Owl

    Bubo virginianus
    Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display

    Greater Prairie-Chicken

    Tympanuchus cupido
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    Endangered

    Photo of a greater yellowlegs wading in water.

    Greater Yellowlegs

    Tringa melanoleuca
    Photo of a hairy woodpecker perched on the side of a tree trunk, viewed from back.

    Hairy Woodpecker

    Picoides villosus
    Photo of an immature harris's sparrow

    Harris's Sparrow

    Zonotrichia querula
    Photo of a horned lark standing on sand in very shallow water.

    Horned Lark

    Eremophila alpestris
    Photo of a male house sparrow

    House Sparrow

    Passer domesticus
    Photo of a killdeer standing on a chert gravel surface.

    Killdeer

    Charadrius vociferus
    Photo of a Le Conte's sparrow

    Le Conte's Sparrow

    Ammodramus leconteii
    Image of lincoln's sparrow

    Lincoln's Sparrow

    Melospiza lincolnii
    Photo of a perched loggerhead shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike

    Lanius ludovicianus
    Photo of male and female mallards walking on ice

    Mallard

    Anas platyrhynchos
    Photo of a northern harrier in flight, viewed from side

    Northern Harrier

    Circus cyaneus
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    Endangered

    Photo of a northern mockingbird perched on sumac branch with snow falling.

    Northern Mockingbird

    Mimus polyglottos
    Photo of a northern pintail pair floating on water.
    Northern Saw-Whet Owl

    Northern Saw-Whet Owl

    Aegolius acadicus
    Photo of a northern shoveler pair floating on water.

    Northern Shoveler

    Anas clypeata

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Photo of a Snowberry Clearwing

Snowberry Clearwing

Hemaris diffinis
White-Lined Sphinx Moth

White-Lined Sphinx

Hyles lineata
Photo of a tricolored bat hanging from a cave ceiling.

Tri-Colored Bat

Perimyotis subflavus (formerly Pipistrellus subflavus)
Photo of four gray myotises clinging to a cave ceiling.

Gray Myotis (Gray Bat)

Myotis grisescens

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