1. cheryl

    10 Fun Facts About the American Robin

    10 Fun Facts About the American Robin - Auduban They might be one of our most common birds, but there is plenty you don't know about this thrush. (Yep, it's a thrush.) The American Robin is one of North America’s most familiar and widespread songbirds. Found in forests, fields, parks, and...
  2. American Robin

    American Robin

    The American robin is widely distributed throughout North America, wintering from southern Canada to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast.
  3. Frigatebird


    Magnificent frigatebird - Frigatebirds are large slender mostly black-plumaged seabirds, with the five species similar in appearance to each other. The largest species is the magnificent frigatebird, which reaches 114 cm (45 in) in length, with three of the remaining four almost as large.
  4. Racing Homer

    Racing Homer

    A Racing Homer is a breed of domestic pigeon that has been selectively bred for more speed and enhanced homing instinct for the sport of pigeon racing. A popular domestic pigeon breed, the Racing Homer is also one of the newest.
  5. Roseate spoonbill

    Roseate spoonbill

    This species feeds in shallow fresh or coastal waters by swinging its bill from side to side as it steadily walks through the water, often in groups. The spoon-shaped bill allows it to sift easily through mud. It feeds on crustaceans, aquatic insects, frogs, newts and very small fish.
  6. Egret


    Egrets are herons which have white or buff plumage, and develop fine plumes (usually milky white) during the breeding season. Egrets are not a biologically distinct group from the herons and have the same build.
  7. Blue footed booby

    Blue footed booby

    The blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) is a marine bird native to subtropical and tropical regions of the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is one of six species of the genus Sula – known as boobies. It is easily recognizable by its distinctive bright blue feet, which is a sexually selected trait. Males...
  8. Baby hummingbird

    Baby hummingbird

    Hummingbirds lay the smallest eggs of all birds. Their eggs measure less than 1/2 inch long but may represent as much as 10 percent of the mother’s weight at the time the eggs are laid. Hummingbirds are native species of the New World and are not found outside of the Western Hemisphere except in...