Field Guide: A-Z

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A red-eyed vireo perched on a tree limb

Red-eyed vireos are one of the few birds that sing on hot, humid summer afternoons.

Raccoon in tree

Young raccoons are weaned. Most will stay with their mother until next spring.

Annual Cicadas

Annual or “dog-day” cicadas sing in late summer. Different species have different songs and singing times.

Photo of two male purple martins on a perch

Flocks of purple martins gather for migration..

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