Birds
Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)
Whiting Wilderness Park, Lake Forest, CA
#1815 Hawk and Sycamore in Silhouette (Jan 20, 2001) 2
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Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#5211 Juvenile Cooper's Hawk Watching for Prey (Feb 14, 2010) 4
  Larger

Actitis macularius (Spotted Sandpiper)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#148 Spotted Sandpiper Chick Foraging (Jun 24, 2012) 3
  Larger

#144 Spotted Sandpiper in Summer Plumage (Jun 24, 2012) 3
  Larger

Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4162 Spotted Sandpiper in Non-breeding Plumage (Jan 21, 2007) 2
  Larger

Aechmophorus occidentalis (Western Grebe)
Nipomo Dunes, Pismo Beach, CA
#2666 Western Grebe (Dec 24, 2002) 2
  Larger

Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)
Ramer and Finney Lakes, Calipatria, CA
#3835 Cattle Egret and Roosting Red-winged Blackbirds (Jan 11, 2006) 3
  Larger

#3836 Red-winged Blackbirds Leaving Roost (Jan 11, 2006) 3
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Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#32 Red-winged Blackbird Perched in Great Angelica (Jun 22, 2007) 4
  Larger

Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#4194 A Tree Full of Red-winged Blackbirds (Feb 13, 2007) 3
  Larger

Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)
Holy Trinity Monastery, St. David, AZ
#1933 Male Wood Duck (Jan 23, 2002) 2
Ajaia ajaja (Roseate Spoonbill)
Indian Point Park, Portland, TX
#2830 Roseate Spoonbill and Great Egret (Dec 24, 2003) 2
Ammodramus henslowii (Henslow's Sparrow)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#3 Henslow's Sparrow Singing Close-up (May 17, 2005) 4
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#534 Henslow's Sparrow Juvenile (Jul 10, 2000) 2
#535 Henslow's Sparrow Perched (May 17, 2005) 3
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Ammodramus savannarum (Grasshopper Sparrow)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#7 Grasshopper Sparrow Front View (May 23, 2005) 4
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#9 Grasshopper Sparrow Side View (May 23, 2005) 3
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#11 Grasshopper Sparrow Singing (May 23, 2005) 3
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Amphispiza bilineata (Black-throated Sparrow)
Warm Springs Wilderness / Oatman, Kingman, AZ
#2789 Black-throated Sparrow Singing (Feb 22, 2003) 2
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Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#3873 Pintail Pair in Dawn Light (Feb 20, 2006) 3
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#3872 Pintail Drake Showing Green Wing Patch (Feb 20, 2006) 2
#3871 Pintail Drake at Dawn (Feb 20, 2006) 2
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1749 Northern Pintail Hen Portrait (Jan 30, 2006) 2
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#1763 Northern Pintail Drake in Context (Feb 01, 2006) 4
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#1710 Male Northern Pintail Portrait (Feb 01, 2006) 2
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Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#1609 Full Moon Rising with Pintails Feeding in Marsh (Dec 23, 2007) 4
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#4199 A Flock of Pintails Flying By (Feb 15, 2007) 4
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Anas americana (American Wigeon)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1737 American Wigeon Pair (Jan 27, 2006) 2
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#1741 American Wigeon Drake Feeding (Feb 01, 2006) 2
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#1738 Male American Wigeon Close Up (Dec 20, 2005) 2
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#1742 Duck Parade (Jan 27, 2006) 4
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#1745 Duck Cleaning Station (Jan 27, 2006) 2
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#1740 American Wigeon Calling (Jan 31, 2006) 4
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Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1787 Male Northern Shoveler and Reflection (Feb 11, 2006) 4
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#2851 A Scrum of Northern Shovelers (Jan 11, 2004) 2
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#1761 Male Northern Shoveler Feeding (Jan 29, 2005) 2
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Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3855 A Pair of Northern Shovelers Feeding (Feb 07, 2006) 4
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Anas crecca (Green-winged Teal)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1742 Duck Parade (Jan 27, 2006) 4
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#1745 Duck Cleaning Station (Jan 27, 2006) 2
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#1735 Green-winged Teal Close Up (Feb 15, 2000) 2
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#1731 Green-winged Teal Trio (Jan 27, 2006) 4
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#1730 Green-winged Teal Portrait (Jan 20, 2006) 2
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Anas cyanoptera (Cinnamon Teal)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1728 Male Cinnamon Teal Portrait (Feb 15, 2000) 2
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#1727 Cinnamon Teal Stretching (Feb 15, 2000) 2
#1770 Cinnamon Teal Drake Along the Shore (Jan 31, 2006) 2
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#1771 Cinnamon Teal Hen Close-up (Jan 31, 2006) 2
#1772 Cinnamon Teal Drake Close-up (Jan 31, 2006) 2
#1904 Cinnamon Teal Showing Large Patch of Teal (Jan 25, 2002) 2
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3852 Cinnamon Teal Feeding (Jan 24, 2006) 4
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Anas discors (Blue-winged Teal)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1732 Blue-winged Teal Close-up (Jan 27, 2006) 4
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Anas domesticus (Domestic Duck)
Holy Trinity Monastery, St. David, AZ
#1931 Domestic Duck (Jan 23, 2002) 2
Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1764 Eurasian Wigeon Portrait (Feb 01, 2006) 4
  Larger

Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1762 Mallard Drake Close-up (Jan 31, 2006) 2
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Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#1606 Sandhill Cranes with Ducks Behind (Dec 23, 2007) 2
Anas strepera (Gadwall)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1760 Gadwall Pair with Female Dabbling (Jan 22, 2005) 2
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Sabal Palm Audubon Center and Sanctuary, Brownsville, TX
#4155 Gadwall Pair Side-by-Side (Jan 08, 2007) 3
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Anhinga anhinga (Anhinga)
Big Cypress National Preserve, Ochopee, FL
#5932 Anhinga Perched (Nov 14, 2011) 3
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Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4190 Female Anhinga Preening (Feb 09, 2007) 2
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Anser domesticus (Domestic Goose)
Holy Trinity Monastery, St. David, AZ
#1930 Domestic Goose (Chinese) (Jan 23, 2002) 2
Aphelocoma ultramarina (Mexican Jay)
Chiricahau National Monument, Willcox, AZ
#1906 Mexican Jay in Juniper (Jan 20, 2002) 4
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Aphriza virgata (Surfbird)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3044 Surfbird on Boulder (Apr 10, 2004) 2
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Ardea alba (Great Egret)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#5784 Great Egret with American Avocet Behind (Mar 20, 2011) 3
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San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1755 Great Egret with Three Fish Catch (Jan 20, 2000) 2
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#2859 Great Egret in Flight (Jan 15, 2004) 2
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#2857 Great Blue Heron and Great Egret Together in Stream (Jan 15, 2004) 2
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1711 Great Egret Head Shot (Dec 20, 2005) 2
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Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#47 Herons Line the Shore (Jul 22, 2005) 3
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Indian Point Park, Portland, TX
#2830 Roseate Spoonbill and Great Egret (Dec 24, 2003) 2
Horicon Marsh, Horicon, WI
#2330 Gathering of Great Egrets (Sep 08, 2002) 2
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#2722 Great Blue Heron and Reflection (Jan 25, 2003) 2
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#2857 Great Blue Heron and Great Egret Together in Stream (Jan 15, 2004) 2
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1708 Great Blue Heron Catching and Swallowing Fish (Feb 15, 1999) 2
David Schwaegler's Home, Lake in the Hills, IL
#2849 Great Blue Heron in Oak (Oct 24, 2010) 4
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Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#47 Herons Line the Shore (Jul 22, 2005) 3
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Matthiessen State Park, Oglesby, IL
#2858 Great Blue Heron Rubbernecking (May 18, 2016) 3
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Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#4201 Great Blue Heron in Grass (Feb 14, 2007) 4
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Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI
#3724 Great Blue Heron and Bulrushes (Sep 01, 2005) 2
Arenaria interpres (Ruddy Turnstone)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#2944 Ruddy Turnstone Foraging (Dec 27, 2005) 2
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#3817 Ruddy Turnstone in Non-Breeding Plumage Close-up (Dec 27, 2005) 2
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Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park, Captain Cook, HI
#6268 Ruddy Turnstone Foraging in Pickleweed (Oct 12, 2012) 3
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Arenaria melanocephala (Black Turnstone)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3816 Black Turnstone in Non-Breeding Plumage Close-up (Dec 27, 2005) 2
#3815 Black Turnstone Feeding (Dec 27, 2005) 4
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Asturina nitida (Gray Hawk)
Anzalduas County Park, Mission, TX
#4161 Gray Hawk Perched (Jan 29, 2007) 4
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Auriparus flaviceps (Verdin)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#5785 Verdin in Wolfberry Shrub (Mar 20, 2011) 3
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#4639 Male Verdin Hiding Among Thorns (Mar 27, 2009) 3
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#4647 Verdin Feeding Young 1 -- With Bug (Mar 29, 2009) 3
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#4648 Verdin Feeding Young 2 -- Entering the Nest (Mar 29, 2009) 3
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#4649 Verdin Feeding Young 3 -- Leaving the Nest (Mar 29, 2009) 3
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Aythya affinis (Lesser Scaup)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1746 Lesser Scaup Drake Portrait (Jan 31, 2006) 4
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#1747 Lesser Scaup Drake Stretching (Jan 30, 2006) 2
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#1748 Lesser Scaup Hen Portrait (Jan 31, 2006) 2
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Aythya collaris (Ring-necked Duck)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#2665 Ring-necked Drake (Apr 07, 2012) 3
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#6003 Ring-Necked Hen (Apr 07, 2012) 3
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Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI
#3678 A Parade of Ring-Necked Ducks (Jun 09, 2005) 2
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Aythya valisineria (Canvasback)
San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, Sierra Vista, AZ
#1925 Female Canvasback (Jan 23, 2002) 2
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Baeolophus atricristatus (Black-crested Titmouse)
South Llano River State Park, Junction, TX
#4263 Black-crested Titmouse at Feeder (Mar 13, 2007) 3
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Baeolophus bicolor (Tufted Titmouse)
Mulberry Creek Wildlife Refuge, Amoret, MO
#3878 Tufted Titmouse Perched (Mar 02, 2006) 3
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Bombycilla cedrorum (Cedar Waxwing)
Beulah Bog SNA, East Troy, WI
#4401 Cedar Waxwing and Common Winterberries (Nov 02, 2007) 4
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Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)
Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area, Pleasanton, KS
#3889 Canada Geese Fly Out at Dawn (Mar 06, 2006) 2
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Ottawa National Forest Sylvania Wilderness, Watersmeet, MI
#1859 Gathering Geese (Oct 03, 2015) 2
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Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#4203 Canada Geese in Snow Shower (Feb 13, 2007) 4
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Branta sandvicensis (Hawaiian Goose, Nene)
Mauna Loa Road Hawaii Volcano National Park, Volcano, HI
#6221 Nene Portrait (Oct 07, 2012) 3
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#6222 Nene Pair (Oct 07, 2012) 3
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Bubulcus ibis (Cattle Egret)
Ramer and Finney Lakes, Calipatria, CA
#3835 Cattle Egret and Roosting Red-winged Blackbirds (Jan 11, 2006) 3
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Salton Sea NWR, Westmorland, CA
#1594 Tree Full of Roosting Cormorants and Cattle Egrets (Dec 23, 2000) 2
#1604 Wine Red Sunset with Roosting Tree (Dec 24, 2001) 2
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#2846 White Pelicans and Egret Trees (Dec 28, 2003) 2
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#2845 Egret Trees at Dawn (Dec 28, 2003) 2
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Lost Maples State Natural Area, Vanderpool, TX
#4284 Cattle Egret in Breeding Colors (Mar 21, 2007) 2
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Bucephala albeola (Bufflehead)
Bolsa Chica Wetlands, Huntington Beach, CA
#1807 Bufflehead Drake in Breeding Plumage (Feb 02, 2006) 4
  Larger

Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#1613 Red-tailed Hawk Surveys His Domain (Dec 22, 2007) 2
  Larger

Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), Quechee, VT
#4378 Red-Tailed Hawk and Handler (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

Butorides virescens (Green Heron)
Necedah NWR, Tomah, WI
#5514 Juvenile Green Heron on Lichen Covered Branch (Jul 27, 2017) 3
  Larger

Calidris alba (Sanderling)
Mono Lake, Lee Vining, CA
#3053 Sanderlings Feeding on the Shore (Apr 19, 2004) 2
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#2941 Sanderling in the Surf (Mar 10, 2004) 2
  Larger

#3819 Sanderlings Running (Jan 04, 2006) 4
  Larger

#3820 Sanderlings on the Beach (Jan 04, 2006) 2
#3843 Sanderling Tugging (Jan 21, 2006) 2
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#3846 Sanderling Feeding on Aquatic Vegetation (Jan 21, 2006) 2
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Calidris minutilla (Least Sandpiper)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#4646 Least Sandpiper and Friends (Mar 29, 2009) 3
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#5223 Least Sandpiper with Reflection (Feb 26, 2010) 3
  Larger

Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3848 Least Sandpiper Feeding (Jan 22, 2006) 4
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Callipepla gambelii (Gambel's Quail)
Anza-Borrego Desert, Borrego Springs, CA
#3564 Gambel's Quail Greeting the Dawn (Apr 12, 2005) 3
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Calypte anna (Anna's Hummingbird)
Anza-Borrego Desert, Borrego Springs, CA
#3829 Female Anna's Hummingbird in Flight (Jan 10, 2006) 2
#3834 Male Anna's Hummingbird Hovering (Jan 12, 2006) 3
  Larger

Sequoia National Forest -- Kern River Canyon, Lake Isabella, CA
#4692 Female Anna's Hummingbird and Kern County Larkspur (Apr 17, 2009) 4
  Larger

Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#2723 Anna's Hummingbird Portrait (Dec 24, 2005) 2
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Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus (Cactus Wren)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#3865 Cactus Wren Perched (Feb 20, 2006) 2
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)
Mulberry Creek Wildlife Refuge, Amoret, MO
#3896 Northern Cardinal Front View (Mar 10, 2006) 3
  Larger

#3897 Northern Cardinal Side View (Mar 06, 2006) 2
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Harlingen, TX
#4169 Female Cardinal Portrait (Jan 27, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4168 Male Cardinal at Water Pool (Jan 27, 2007) 4
  Larger

Carduelis psaltria (Lesser Goldfinch)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#3284 Lesser Goldfinch Hanging Upside Down on Seed Heads (Dec 22, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3283 Lesser Goldfinch on Seed Heads (Dec 22, 2004) 2
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Carduelis tristis (American Goldfinch)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#2385 Male American Goldfinch Showing His Back (Jun 15, 2003) 3
  Larger

#533 Male American Goldfinch on Thistle (Jul 04, 2011) 3
  Larger

#532 American Goldfinch Nest with Eggs (Aug 01, 1999) 2
Carpodacus mexicanus (House Finch)
Mulberry Creek Wildlife Refuge, Amoret, MO
#3877 House Finch Perched (Mar 02, 2006) 2
Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), Quechee, VT
#4384 Turkey Vulture Close-up (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

Catoptrophorus semipalmatus (Willet)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3821 Willet Feeding on a Clam (Jan 06, 2006) 2
  Larger

#2939 Willet Foraging in the Rocks (Dec 27, 2005) 4
  Larger

Cepphus columba (Pigeon Guillemot)
Alaska Sealife Center, Seward, AK
#5086 Pigeon Guillemot Close-up (Jun 30, 2009) 3
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#5087 Pigeon Guillemot Scratching (Jun 30, 2009) 3
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#5090 Pigeon Guillemot Showing Red Feet (Jun 30, 2009) 3
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Cerorhinca monocerata (Rhinoceros Auklet)
Alaska Sealife Center, Seward, AK
#5093 Rhinoceros Auklet Bathing (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5088 Rhinoceros Auklet Close-up (Jun 30, 2009) 3
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Ceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3045 Belted Kingfisher Perched in Dead Tree (Apr 10, 2004) 2
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3041 Snowy Plover Among the Boulders (Jan 20, 2005) 4
  Larger

#3042 Snowy Plover Profile (Jan 20, 2005) 2
#3043 Snowy Plover Portrait (Jan 21, 2006) 2
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Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)
Mountain Home Reservoir, Mountain Home, ID
#6097 Killdeer and Yellow-Headed Blackbirds on the Shore (May 06, 2012) 4
  Larger

Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#3803 Killdeer Close-up (Dec 04, 2005) 4
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Chen caerulescens (Snow Goose)
Salton Sea NWR, Westmorland, CA
#2847 Snow Geese and Cattle (Dec 01, 2003) 2
#1603 Snow Geese in Flight (Dec 12, 2005) 3
  Larger

#2848 Snow Geese Leaving the Marsh (Dec 28, 2003) 3
  Larger

#1602 Snow Geese Taking Off (Dec 12, 2005) 3
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Funk Waterfowl Production Area, Kearney, NE
#1891 Snow Geese Flock Estimated at Half a Million (Mar 17, 2001) 2
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#1621 Snow Geese in Flight, Cranes Below (Dec 23, 2007) 2
#3268 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese (Dec 21, 2004) 3
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#3265 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese at Dawn (Dec 21, 2004) 2
#1625 Cranes Drift into Marsh with Snow Geese (Feb 13, 2007) 4
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#3290 Snow Geese Flying in a Snowy Mountain Landscape (Dec 23, 2004) 4
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#3267 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese in Marsh with Mountains Behind (Dec 21, 2004) 3
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#3266 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese in Red Dawn (Dec 21, 2004) 4
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#1619 Snow Geese in Flight with a Mountain Background (Dec 10, 1999) 2
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#1620 A Blur of Snow Geese (Dec 10, 1999) 2
#1611 Snow Geese Leaving Marsh (Dec 22, 2007) 4
  Larger

#1616 Snow Goose Close-up (Dec 10, 1999) 2
#1610 Snow Geese in Field (Dec 10, 1999) 2
Chloroceryle americana (Green Kingfisher)
Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4189 Green Kingfisher Perched (Feb 09, 2007) 2
  Larger

Cinclus mexicanus (American Dipper)
Zion NP, Springdale, UT
#5258 American Dipper Along the Virgin River (Mar 13, 2010) 2
  Larger

Cistothorus platensis (Sedge Wren)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#3203 Sedge Wren Perched on Sunflower (Aug 25, 2004) 3
  Larger

Colaptes auratus (Northern Flicker)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#3271 Male Northern Flicker (Dec 21, 2004) 2
  Larger

#3272 Male Northern Flicker Red-shafted (Western) Form (Dec 21, 2004) 4
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Corvus corax (Common Raven)
Petrified Forest National Park, Holbrook, AZ
#1900 Raven on Rail Fence (Dec 10, 2001) 2
Cyanocorax yncas (Green Jay)
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Harlingen, TX
#4135 Green Jay Perched (Jan 27, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4181 Green Jay Bathing (Feb 02, 2007) 4
  Larger

#4167 Green Jay in Photo Blind (Jan 27, 2007) 2
  Larger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Mission, TX
#4125 Green Jays Feeding at Photo Blind (Dec 28, 2006) 2
  Larger

#4124 Green Jay Portrait (Dec 28, 2006) 2
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Cygnus buccinator (Trumpeter Swan)
Wrangell - Saint Elias National Park, Gakona, AK
#5009 Pond with Three Trumpeter Swans and Taiga Behind (Jun 20, 2009) 3
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#5010 Trumpeter Swan Pair Coming and Going (Jun 20, 2009) 2
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#5011 Trumpeter Swan Trio (Jun 20, 2009) 3
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Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI
#3210 Trumpeter Swans on Pond (Jun 10, 2005) 2
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#3680 Adult Swan Swimming with Two Cygnets (Jun 09, 2005) 3
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#3683 Trumpeter Swans and Cygnet in Marsh (Jun 10, 2005) 3
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#3675 Loon Family and Trumpeter Swans Share Pond (Jun 10, 2005) 2
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#3211 Trumpeter Swan Adult with Cygnet (Jun 10, 2005) 4
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#3681 Trumpeter Swan Family Swimming Together (Jun 10, 2005) 2
#3682 Trumpeter Swan Family in Landscape (Jun 09, 2005) 2
  Larger

#2953 Cygnet Squawking (Jun 10, 2005) 3
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Ottawa National Forest Sylvania Wilderness, Watersmeet, MI
#1843 Trumpeter Swan Pair (Oct 03, 2015) 3
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Cygnus columbianus (Tundra Swan)
Rieck's Lake and Buffalo River, Alma, WI
#2297 Adult and Juvenile Tundra Swans Close-up (Oct 26, 2002) 2
#2298 Juvenile and Adult Tundra Swans Flying (Oct 26, 2002) 2
#3241 Riech's Lake Overview (Nov 12, 2004) 2
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#3245 Tundra Swan Stretching (Nov 12, 2004) 3
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#3242 Tundra Swans Preening (Nov 12, 2004) 3
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#2299 Tundra Swans Taking Off (Oct 26, 2002) 2
#3240 Four Tundra Swans in Flight (Nov 12, 2004) 2
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Dendragapus obscurus (Blue Grouse)
Mt. Rainier National Park Paradise Area, Ashford, WA
#6832 Blue Grouse Juvenile (Jul 31, 2014) 3
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Dolichonyx oryzivorus (Bobolink)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#329 Bobolink Male in Breeding Color (Jun 06, 2014) 3
  Larger

Nachusa Grasslands, Nachusa, IL
#2446 Bobolink in Breeding Color Perched in Wild Parsnip (Jun 20, 2008) 4
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Egretta caerulea (Little Blue Heron)
Merritt Island NWR Wildlife Drive, Titusville, FL
#5916 Juvenile Little Blue Heron Foraging (Nov 08, 2011) 3
  Larger

Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4145 Little Blue Heron Preening (Jan 10, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4144 Little Blue Heron Portrait (Jan 10, 2007) 3
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#4176 Tricolored and Little Blue Heron Sharing a Tree (Jan 27, 2007) 3
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Egretta rufescens (Reddish Egret)
Indian Point Park, Portland, TX
#2831 Reddish Egret Adult Non-breeding Plumage (Dec 24, 2003) 2
Egretta thula (Snowy Egret)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1743 Snowy Egret on Railing (Feb 15, 2000) 2
  Larger

Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#2943 Snowy Egret in the Pacific (Dec 27, 2005) 2
  Larger

#3854 Snowy Egrets at Low Tide (Feb 07, 2006) 4
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#2680 Snowy Egret with Catch (Jan 20, 2005) 2
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Merritt Island NWR Wildlife Drive, Titusville, FL
#5914 Ibis Foraging (Nov 08, 2011) 3
  Larger

Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4184 Snowy Egret Portrait (Feb 09, 2007) 3
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Egretta tricolor (Tricolored Heron)
Merritt Island NWR Wildlife Drive, Titusville, FL
#5920 Tricolored Heron at the Water's Edge (Nov 08, 2011) 3
  Larger

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo, TX
#4136 Tricolored Heron in Non-breeding Plumage (Jan 01, 2007) 2
  Larger

Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4163 Tricolored Heron Portrait (Jan 27, 2007) 4
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#4176 Tricolored and Little Blue Heron Sharing a Tree (Jan 27, 2007) 3
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Elanus leucurus (White-tailed Kite)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1744 White-tailed Kite Perched (Feb 15, 2000) 2
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Eudocimus albus (White Ibis)
Merritt Island NWR Wildlife Drive, Titusville, FL
#5914 Ibis Foraging (Nov 08, 2011) 3
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Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4164 White Ibis Quintet (Jan 28, 2007) 2
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#4165 Ibis Pair in Dead Tree (Jan 28, 2007) 3
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Euphagus carolinus (Rusty Blackbird)
Indian Pond, Orford, NH
#755 Rusty Blackbird in Partial Molt (Oct 06, 2007) 3
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Falco peregrinus (Peregrine Falcon)
Hawk Watch, Ramona, CA
#1700 Peregrine Falcon (Jan 21, 2001) 2
Falco sparverius (American Kestrel)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#1622 American Kestrel (Dec 10, 1999) 2
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Harlingen, TX
#4151 American Kestrel on Yucca (Jan 08, 2007) 3
  Larger

Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), Quechee, VT
#4380 American Kestrel on Handler's Glove (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4379 American Kestrel and Handler (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

Francolinus erckelii (Erckel's Francolin)
Kipuka Puaulu Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, HI
#6223 Francolin Pair (Oct 06, 2012) 3
  Larger

Koke'e State Park, Waimea, HI
#4498 Erckel's Francolin (Jan 21, 2008) 3
  Larger

Fratercula cirrhata (Tufted Puffin)
Alaska Sealife Center, Seward, AK
#5097 Tufted Puffin Preening (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5098 Tufted Puffin Swimming Toward You (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5095 Tufted Puffin Bathing (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

Fratercula corniculata (Horned Puffin)
Alaska Sealife Center, Seward, AK
#5094 Horned Puffin Abstract (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5084 Horned Puffin on Driftwood Log (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5089 Horned Puffin Close-up (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5085 Horned Puffin in Crevice (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

Fulica americana (American Coot)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1742 Duck Parade (Jan 27, 2006) 4
  Larger

Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3853 American Coot Portrait (Jan 22, 2006) 4
  Larger

Gallinago gallinago (Common Snipe)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#2854 Common Snipe Probing in Shallows (Jan 15, 2004) 2
  Larger

Gallinula chloropus (Common Moorhen)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1739 Common Moorhen with Reflection (Feb 11, 2006) 4
  Larger

Gallus gallus (Domestic Chicken, Red Junglefowl)
Koke'e State Park, Waimea, HI
#4497 Red Junglefowl Portrait (Jan 21, 2008) 3
  Larger

Gavia immer (Common Loon)
Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI
#3675 Loon Family and Trumpeter Swans Share Pond (Jun 10, 2005) 2
  Larger

#3677 Loon Mom Feeding her Chick (Jun 10, 2005) 2
  Larger

Geococcyx californianus (Greater Roadrunner)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1910 Roadrunner Perched on Stump (Mar 15, 2002) 2
  Larger

Geopelia striata (Zebra Dove)
South Kona Coast of the Big Island, Captain Cook, HI
#6206 Zebra Doves in an Ohi'a Tree (Sep 22, 2012) 3
  Larger

Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#549 Common Yellowthroat Male Singing (May 20, 2000) 2
  Larger

Grus americana (Whooping Crane)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#1607 Sandhill Cranes Feeding in Corn Stubble with Two Distant Whooper (Dec 10, 1999) 2
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI
#1292 Whopping Cranes (Jul 10, 1999) 2
Necedah NWR, Tomah, WI
#5289 Whooping Crane Pair in Flight (Aug 24, 2016) 3
  Larger

#5288 Whooping Crane in Tall Grass (Aug 24, 2016) 2
  Larger

Grus canadensis (Sandhill Crane)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#1623 Pair of Cranes Fly By Moon (Dec 23, 2007) 4
  Larger

#3273 A Pair of Sandhill Cranes Wading at Dusk (Dec 21, 2004) 3
  Larger

#1607 Sandhill Cranes Feeding in Corn Stubble with Two Distant Whooper (Dec 10, 1999) 2
#1608 Cranes Feeding and Flying, Burned Cottonwoods in Background (Dec 10, 1999) 2
#3277 Sandhill Cranes in Snowy Marsh (Dec 22, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3263 Sandhill Cranes Drifting In (Dec 20, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3286 Cranes Marching (Dec 22, 2004) 3
  Larger

#1606 Sandhill Cranes with Ducks Behind (Dec 23, 2007) 2
#3274 Sandhill Cranes Dancing In Snow (Dec 22, 2004) 3
  Larger

#1621 Snow Geese in Flight, Cranes Below (Dec 23, 2007) 2
#1625 Cranes Drift into Marsh with Snow Geese (Feb 13, 2007) 4
  Larger

#3275 Sandhill Cranes Taking Flight in Snow (Dec 22, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3265 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese at Dawn (Dec 21, 2004) 2
#3268 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese (Dec 21, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3267 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese in Marsh with Mountains Behind (Dec 21, 2004) 3
  Larger

#1614 Sandhill Cranes in Flight with Mountain Background (Feb 15, 2007) 4
  Larger

#3266 Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese in Red Dawn (Dec 21, 2004) 4
  Larger

#3289 Sandhill Cranes Bugling with Mountain Background (Dec 22, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3264 Sandhill Crane Silhouette (Dec 20, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3288 Cranes Wading in Marsh with Mountain Backdrop (Dec 22, 2004) 2
  Larger

#4197 Cranes Feeding in Marsh in Beautiful Light (Feb 14, 2007) 4
  Larger

#5210 Sandhill Cranes Rising from an Icy Pond (Feb 15, 2010) 2
  Larger

Scuppernong Prairie SNA, Eagle, WI
#318 Sandhill Cranes in a Burned Prairie (May 24, 2014) 3
  Larger

Beulah Bog SNA, East Troy, WI
#2377 Sandhill Crane on Her Nest (May 16, 2003) 4
  Larger

Yellowstone Grand Loop Mammoth to Tower, Mammoth, WY
#6178 Sandhill Crane in Summer Plumage (May 16, 2012) 3
  Larger

Haematopus bachmani (Black Oystercatcher)
Mackerricher State Park, Fort Bragg, CA
#4791 Black Oystercatcher Posing (May 11, 2009) 4
  Larger

Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle)
Illinois Waterway Visitors Center, North Utica, IL
#4597 American Bald Eagle in Flight (Jan 21, 2009) 3
  Larger

#4596 Tree full of Eagles (Jan 21, 2009) 2
  Larger

Starved Rock State Park, Ottawa, IL
#3244 Sitting Eagle Above Illinois River Dam (Mar 06, 2015) 3
  Larger

Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#3287 Eagle in Marsh Landscape (Dec 22, 2004) 3
  Larger

Shadow (Boot) Lake, Florence, WI
#857 Eagle in Pines (Jun 18, 2005) 2
  Larger

Himantopus mexicanus (Black-necked Stilt)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#3862 Black-necked Stilt Foraging (Feb 26, 2010) 3
  Larger

San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#2853 Black-necked Stilt feeding in Reeds (Jan 11, 2004) 2
  Larger

#2724 Black-necked Stilts Abstract Pattern (Jan 25, 2003) 2
Salton Sea NWR, Westmorland, CA
#3806 Black-necked Stilt Portrait (Dec 12, 2005) 2
  Larger

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo, TX
#4177 Black-necked Stilt Feeding (Jan 25, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4178 Black-necked Stilt Stirring Up a Meal (Jan 25, 2007) 3
  Larger

Histrionicus histrionicus (Harlequin Duck)
Alaska Sealife Center, Seward, AK
#5092 Harlequin Duck Drake Close-up (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

Lagopus lagopus (Willow Ptarmigan)
Denali National Park -- Savage River Area, Healy, AK
#5119 Willow Ptarmigan Hen Hiding (Jul 06, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5138 Willow Ptarmigans Having a Dust Bath (Jul 06, 2009) 3
  Larger

Lanius ludovicianus (Loggerhead Shrike)
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Harlingen, TX
#4153 Loggerhead Shrike on Yucca (Jan 08, 2007) 3
  Larger

Larus atricilla (Laughing Gull)
Port Aransas Birding Center, Port Aransas, TX
#2826 Laughing Gulls on Railing (Dec 22, 2003) 2
Larus californicus (California Gull)
Mono Lake, Lee Vining, CA
#3052 California Gulls in Mono Lake (Apr 19, 2004) 3
  Larger

Larus delawarensis (Ring-billed Gull)
Newport State Park, Ellison Bay, WI
#6606 Ring-billed Gulls Share a Rocky Platform (Jun 24, 2014) 3
  Larger

Larus glaucescens (Glaucous-winged Gull)
Kenai Fjords National Park -- Cruise, Seward, AK
#5080 Glaucous-winged Gull in Flight (Jun 29, 2009) 2
  Larger

#5077 Glaucous-winged Gull Riding an Iceberg (Jun 29, 2009) 3
  Larger

Larus occidentalis (Western Gull)
Anacapa Island Channel Islands N.P., Oxnard, CA
#2802 Western Gulls on Their Territories (Mar 30, 2003) 2
  Larger

#2803 Western Gull Portrait (Mar 30, 2003) 2
  Larger

Limnodromus scolopaceus (Long-billed Dowitcher)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#3866 Long-billed Dowitcher at Dawn (Feb 20, 2006) 2
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1773 Long-billed Dowitcher Portrait (Feb 01, 2006) 2
  Larger

#1754 Long-billed Dowitchers Rising (Feb 01, 2006) 4
  Larger

Salton Sea NWR, Westmorland, CA
#1597 Dowitcher Probing (Dec 11, 2005) 3
  Larger

#1593 Dowitcher Portrait (Dec 12, 2005) 3
  Larger

Limosa fedoa (Marbled Godwit)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#2855 Curlew, Godwit, and Whimbrel Together (Jan 11, 2004) 2
  Larger

Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1765 Shorebirds in the Estuary (Feb 01, 2006) 2
  Larger

#1766 The Front Rank of Godwits Keeps Watch (Feb 01, 2006) 4
  Larger

Lophura leucomelana (Kalij Pheasant)
Kipuka Puaulu Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, HI
#4462 Kalij Pheasant Pair (Jan 09, 2008) 3
  Larger

#6232 Kalij Pheasant Close-up (Oct 05, 2012) 3
  Larger

#6233 Kalij Pheasant Browsing (Oct 05, 2012) 3
  Larger

Melanerpes carolinus (Red-bellied Woodpecker)
David Schwaegler's Home, Lake in the Hills, IL
#2337 Red-Bellied Woodpecker at Suet Feeder (Dec 05, 2008) 3
  Larger

#2316 Red-Bellied Woodpecker on Tree Branch (Dec 05, 2008) 3
  Larger

Melanerpes uropygialis (Gila Woodpecker)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#4645 Male Gila Woodpecker at His Nest Hole (Mar 29, 2009) 3
  Larger

Melanitta perspicillata (Surf Scoter)
Bolsa Chica Wetlands, Huntington Beach, CA
#1809 Surf Scoter Portrait (Feb 02, 2006) 4
  Larger

Melospiza melodia (Song Sparrow)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#540 Song Sparrow (Jul 10, 2000) 2
Mergus serrator (Red-breasted Merganser)
Laguna Beach, Heisler Park, Laguna Beach, CA
#1698 Red-breasted Merganser in the Ocean (Feb 15, 2000) 2
  Larger

Adirondack Park, Lake Clear, NY
#787 Red-breasted Merganser and Her Brood (Jun 20, 1999) 3
  Larger

Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#3870 Northern Mockingbird Front View (Feb 20, 2006) 2
  Larger

Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)
Nachusa Grasslands, Nachusa, IL
#1803 Cowbirds on Bison (Sep 25, 2015) 3
  Larger

Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#240 Brown-headed Cowbird on a Dead Limb (Jun 29, 2011) 2
  Larger

Numenius americanus (Long-billed Curlew)
Bolsa Chica Wetlands, Huntington Beach, CA
#1808 Long-billed Curlew -- Down the Hatch (Feb 02, 2006) 4
  Larger

San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#2855 Curlew, Godwit, and Whimbrel Together (Jan 11, 2004) 2
  Larger

Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#2855 Curlew, Godwit, and Whimbrel Together (Jan 11, 2004) 2
  Larger

Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3844 Whimbrel Tugging (Jan 21, 2006) 2
#3040 Whimbrel Pair Among Moss-Covered Boulders (Apr 10, 2004) 2
  Larger

#2940 Whimbrel Foraging in the Rocks (Mar 10, 2004) 2
  Larger

#3295 Whimbrel Close-up (Jan 06, 2005) 4
  Larger

#3294 Whimbrel Standing on Rock (Jan 06, 2005) 4
  Larger

Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night-Heron)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#2870 Black-Crowned Night Heron in Bulrushes (Feb 11, 2006) 2
  Larger

Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4166 Black-crowned Night Heron Perched (Jan 27, 2007) 3
  Larger

Ortalis vetula (Plain Chachalaca)
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Harlingen, TX
#4170 Plain Chachalaca Portrait (Jan 27, 2007) 2
  Larger

Padda oryzivora (Java Finch, Java Sparrow)
South Kona Coast of the Big Island, Captain Cook, HI
#6213 Java Finches at Feeder (Sep 25, 2012) 3
  Larger

Pandion haliaetus (Osprey)
Mackerricher State Park, Fort Bragg, CA
#4798 Osprey Hovering (May 11, 2009) 2
  Larger

Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#2263 Osprey Taking Off (Feb 03, 2005) 4
  Larger

#2257 Osprey in a Dramatic Pose (Feb 04, 2005) 4
  Larger

#2264 Osprey in Flight (Feb 04, 2005) 2
  Larger

#2262 Osprey with Wings Outstretched (Feb 04, 2005) 2
  Larger

#2260 Osprey Shaking Out Its Feathers (Feb 04, 2005) 4
  Larger

#2259 Osprey Looking Back (Feb 04, 2005) 4
  Larger

#2258 Osprey Looking at You (Feb 04, 2005) 4
  Larger

#2261 Osprey in a Classic Pose (Feb 04, 2005) 4
  Larger

Parabuteo unicinctus (Harris's Hawk)
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Harlingen, TX
#4148 Harris's Hawk Perched on Yucca Bloom (Jan 08, 2007) 2
  Larger

Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), Quechee, VT
#136 Harris's Hawk Close-up (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4387 Harris's Hawk Cloaking (Hiding) a Catch (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4385 Harris's Hawk with Handler (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4386 Harris's Hawk Taking Off (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos (American White Pelican)
Ramer and Finney Lakes, Calipatria, CA
#3837 White Pelicans Taking Off (Jan 11, 2006) 3
  Larger

San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1775 White Pelicans, Pas de Trois (Jan 25, 2002) 2
  Larger

#1776 White Pelicans Chasing Off Stilt (Jan 25, 2002) 4
  Larger

#2873 White Pelican Pair - Breeding Color (Feb 07, 2004) 2
  Larger

Salton Sea NWR, Westmorland, CA
#2846 White Pelicans and Egret Trees (Dec 28, 2003) 2
  Larger

Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area, Pleasanton, KS
#3890 Pelican Landing (Mar 07, 2006) 2
#3895 White Pelicans at the Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area (Mar 03, 2006) 2
#3894 Pelicans Preening (Mar 05, 2006) 2
#3891 White Pelicans Feeding (Mar 07, 2006) 3
  Larger

#3892 White Pelicans in Flight (Mar 07, 2006) 2
  Larger

#3893 White Pelicans Landing (Mar 07, 2006) 3
  Larger

Edinburg Scenic Wetland Trails, Edinburg, TX
#4143 White Pelican Fishing Sequence Frame 3 (Jan 07, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4142 White Pelican Fishing Sequence Frame 2 (Jan 07, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4141 White Pelican Fishing Sequence Frame 1 (Jan 07, 2007) 3
  Larger

Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4146 White Pelicans in Flight against a Deep Blue Sky (Jan 10, 2007) 2
  Larger

Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, Trempealeau, WI
#5284 White Pelican Feeding Frenzy (Aug 23, 2016) 3
  Larger

Pelecanus occidentalis (Brown Pelican)
Bolsa Chica Wetlands, Huntington Beach, CA
#2719 Brown Pelican Dripping Wet (Jan 25, 2003) 2
  Larger

#2718 Brown Pelican In Flight (Jan 25, 2003) 2
  Larger

#2716 Brown Pelican Taking Off Side View (Jan 25, 2003) 2
  Larger

San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1756 Brown Pelican Plunging (Jan 05, 2005) 2
  Larger

Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, CA
#4748 Brown Pelican Fly By (Apr 30, 2009) 4
  Larger

Phainopepla nitens (Phainopepla)
Anza-Borrego Desert, Borrego Springs, CA
#1431 Male Phainopepla with Twig (Mar 11, 2005) 3
  Larger

#1468 Female Phainopepla in Ironwood (Mar 10, 2001) 2
  Larger

#3418 Male Phainopepla with Bug in its Mouth (Mar 11, 2005) 2
#1432 Phainopepla in Flight (Jan 15, 2005) 3
  Larger

Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)
Salton Sea NWR, Westmorland, CA
#1594 Tree Full of Roosting Cormorants and Cattle Egrets (Dec 23, 2000) 2
#1604 Wine Red Sunset with Roosting Tree (Dec 24, 2001) 2
  Larger

Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, Trempealeau, WI
#5284 White Pelican Feeding Frenzy (Aug 23, 2016) 3
  Larger

Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Olivaceous (Neotropic) Cormorant)
Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4147 Olivaceous Cormorant Portrait (Jan 02, 2007) 3
  Larger

Phalacrocorax penicillatus (Brandt's Cormorant)
San Clemente, San Clemente, CA
#1946 Brandt's Cormorant Preening (Feb 15, 2002) 2
Phalaropus tricolor (Wilson's Phalarope)
Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh, Hill City, ID
#6100 Wilson's Phalarope Male Wading (May 13, 2012) 4
  Larger

#6101 Wilson's Phalarope Female Wading (May 13, 2012) 4
  Larger

Picoides pubescens (Downy Woodpecker)
David Schwaegler's Home, Lake in the Hills, IL
#2339 Pair of Downy Woodpeckers (Dec 10, 2008) 2
  Larger

Volo Bog, Volo, IL
#4402 Downy Woodpecker Perched (Nov 08, 2007) 3
  Larger

Picoides scalaris (Ladder-backed Woodpecker)
South Llano River State Park, Junction, TX
#4264 Female Ladderback Woodpecker (Mar 13, 2007) 3
  Larger

Pipilo erythrophthalmus (Eastern Towhee)
Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#604 Eastern Tohee Singing -- Red-eyed Northern Form (May 28, 2007) 3
  Larger

Piranga olivacea (Scarlet Tanager)
David Schwaegler's Home, Lake in the Hills, IL
#2376 Scarlet Tanager on an Oak Limb (May 07, 2016) 3
  Larger

Pitangus sulphuratus (Great Kiskadee)
Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4191 Great Kiskadee Perched (Feb 09, 2007) 2
  Larger

Plegadis chihi (White-faced Ibis)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1753 White-faced Ibis (Jan 20, 2000) 2
Cheyenne Bottoms, Great Bend, KS
#3641 White-faced Ibis Wading (Apr 26, 2005) 2
  Larger

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo, TX
#4188 White-faced Ibis Foraging in Flooded Field (Jan 25, 2007) 2
  Larger

Pluvialis squatarola (Black-bellied Plover)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3049 Black-Bellied Plover Wading (Dec 27, 2005) 2
#3822 Black-Bellied Plover (Winter Plumage) and Clam (Jan 06, 2006) 2
  Larger

#3038 Black-bellied Plover in the Rocks (Apr 10, 2004) 2
Podilymbus podiceps (Pied-billed Grebe)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#4638 Pied-billed Grebe in Breeding Color (Mar 27, 2009) 3
  Larger

San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1949 Pied-billed Grebe Close-up (Feb 11, 2006) 4
  Larger

Poecile atricapilla (Black-capped Chickadee)
Mulberry Creek Wildlife Refuge, Amoret, MO
#3898 Black-capped Chickadee Perched (Mar 10, 2006) 3
  Larger

Porzana carolina (Sora)
Sabal Palm Audubon Center and Sanctuary, Brownsville, TX
#4355 Sora in Shoreline Brush (Jan 18, 2007) 2
Pyrocephalus rubinus (Vermilion Flycatcher)
Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX
#4186 Vermilion Flycatcher Portrait (Feb 04, 2007) 4
  Larger

#4185 Vermilion Flycatcher with Catch (Feb 04, 2007) 2
  Larger

Quiscalus mexicanus (Great-tailed Grackle)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#3863 Great-tailed Grackle Calling (Feb 20, 2006) 2
#3864 Great-tailed Grackle Female (Feb 20, 2006) 2
Rallus longirostris (Clapper Rail)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1729 Clapper Rail with Wigeons (Feb 15, 2000) 2
Recurvirostra americana (American Avocet)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#1806 American Avocet Pair in Breeding Plumage (Feb 29, 2008) 3
  Larger

#6002 American Avocets Striding (Apr 07, 2012) 3
  Larger

#1810 American Avocet Wing Stretch (Feb 29, 2008) 3
  Larger

Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh, Hill City, ID
#6098 American Avocet in Morning Light (May 13, 2012) 4
  Larger

Regulus calendula (Ruby-crowned Kinglet)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#3868 Ruby-crowned Kinglet Perched (Feb 20, 2006) 2
Rissa brevirostris (Red-legged Kittiwake)
Alaska Sealife Center, Seward, AK
#5091 Red-legged Kittiwakes Nesting on Cliff Wall (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

Rynchops niger (Black Skimmer)
Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, CA
#1783 Black Skimmers Landing (Jan 30, 2006) 2
  Larger

#1765 Shorebirds in the Estuary (Feb 01, 2006) 2
  Larger

#1790 Black Skimmers Panic (Jan 31, 2006) 4
  Larger

#1789 A Flock of Black Skimmers Close Up (Jan 31, 2006) 2
  Larger

#1785 Black Skimmers Skimming (Jan 30, 2006) 4
  Larger

#1782 Black Skimmers in Flight Showing White Underbellies (Jan 31, 2006) 4
  Larger

#1712 Black Skimmers in Flight (Dec 20, 2005) 2
  Larger

#1781 Black Skimmers in Flight Showing Black Backs (Jan 30, 2006) 4
  Larger

Sayornis nigricans (Black Phoebe)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#3269 Black Phoebe in Cattails (Dec 21, 2004) 3
  Larger

Sayornis phoebe (Eastern Phoebe)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#2311 Eastern Phoebe on Fence (Oct 05, 2002) 2
Selasphorus rufus (Rufous Hummingbird)
San Clemente, San Clemente, CA
#2865 Rufous Hummingbird Perched and Drinking (Feb 12, 2004) 2
Sialia currucoides (Mountain Bluebird)
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Preserve, Wildomar, CA
#1396 Female Mountain Bluebird in Vernal Pool (Feb 26, 2001) 2
  Larger

#1395 Male Mountain Bluebird with Vernal Pool in Background (Feb 26, 2001) 4
  Larger

#1399 Male Mountain Bluebird Profile (Feb 26, 2001) 2
#1400 Male Mountain Bluebird Looking Back (Feb 26, 2001) 4
  Larger

#1397 Female Mountain Bluebird Back View (Feb 26, 2001) 2
Wichita Mountains NWR, Lawton, OK
#3259 Female Mountain Bluebird on Post (Dec 18, 2004) 3
  Larger

Sicalis flaveola (Saffron Finch)
South Kona Coast of the Big Island, Captain Cook, HI
#6207 Saffron Finch at Feeder (Sep 23, 2012) 3
  Larger

Sitta carolinensis (White-breasted Nuthatch)
Mulberry Creek Wildlife Refuge, Amoret, MO
#3875 White-breasted Nuthatch -- Typical Pose (Mar 01, 2006) 3
  Larger

Somateria spectabilis (King Eider)
Alaska Sealife Center, Seward, AK
#5096 King Eider Hen (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5082 King Eider Pair (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

#5083 King Eider Drake in Breeding Color (Jun 30, 2009) 3
  Larger

Sphyrapicus ruber (Red-breasted Sapsucker)
Tongass National Forest -- Ward Lake, Ketchikan, AK
#4950 Red-Breasted Sapsucker on Dead Limb (Jun 13, 2009) 3
  Larger

#4951 Red-breasted Sapsucker at Nest Hole (Jun 13, 2009) 3
  Larger

Spiza americana (Dickcissel)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#5442 Male Dickcissel Portrait (Jun 22, 2017) 3
  Larger

#5443 Dickcissel Perched Atop Compass Plant (Jun 24, 2017) 3
  Larger

#543 Dickcissel Male Singing (Jun 22, 2017) 3
  Larger

Spizella pallida (Clay-colored Sparrow)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#56 Clay-colored Sparrow Perched (May 21, 2005) 2
  Larger

#57 Clay-colored Sparrow Singing (May 21, 2005) 3
  Larger

Sterna elegans (Elegant Tern)
Trestles Beach, San Clemente, CA
#3039 Elegant Tern on Boulder (Apr 10, 2004) 2
  Larger

Sterna maxima (Royal Tern)
North Padre Island, Corpus Christi, TX
#2823 Royal Tern Close-up (Dec 21, 2003) 2
  Larger

Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)
Potter's Marsh, Anchorage, AK
#5103 Arctic Tern Perched on Driftwood (Jul 01, 2009) 3
  Larger

Strix varia (Barred Owl)
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), Quechee, VT
#4383 Barred Owl Close-up (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4382 Barred Owl on Handler's Glove (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

#4381 Barred Owl and Handler (Sep 21, 2007) 3
  Larger

Sturnella neglecta (Western Meadowlark)
Wichita Mountains NWR, Lawton, OK
#3262 Western Meadowlark Extremely Close-up (Dec 18, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3260 Western Meadowlark Profile (Dec 18, 2004) 3
  Larger

#3261 Western Meadowlark Close-up (Dec 18, 2004) 2
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Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)
Nachusa Grasslands, Nachusa, IL
#1803 Cowbirds on Bison (Sep 25, 2015) 3
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Tachycineta bicolor (Tree Swallow)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1912 Tree Swallow Perched (Mar 15, 2002) 2
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Dixie Briggs Fromm, Algonquin, IL
#1454 Male and Female Tree Swallows at Nest Box (Jul 03, 2015) 3
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Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#334 Tree Swallow with Insect Catch at Nest Box (Jun 06, 2014) 3
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Toxostoma curvirostre (Curve-billed Thrasher)
Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
#5224 Curve-billed Thrasher Perched (Feb 26, 2010) 3
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Toxostoma redivivum (California Thrasher)
San Clemente, San Clemente, CA
#3291 California Thrasher on Bare Branch (Jan 06, 2005) 2
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Toxostoma rufum (Brown Thrasher)
Nachusa Grasslands, Nachusa, IL
#689 Brown Thrasher Perched (Jun 20, 2008) 2
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Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#5439 Brown Thrasher with Insect Prey (Jun 09, 2017) 3
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Tringa flavipes (Lesser Yellowlegs)
Salton Sea NWR, Westmorland, CA
#3842 Lesser Yellowlegs Wading (Jan 12, 2006) 3
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Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo, TX
#4179 Lesser Yellowlegs in Flooded Field (Jan 25, 2007) 3
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Tringa incana (Wandering Tattler)
Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Naalehu, HI
#6227 Wandering Tattler in Non-breeding Plumage (Oct 05, 2012) 3
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Turdus migratorius (American Robin)
David Schwaegler's Home, Lake in the Hills, IL
#1215 American Robin in Icy Crabapple Tree (Dec 11, 2007) 3
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Tyrannus couchii (Couch's Kingbird)
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo, TX
#4361 Couch's Kingbird on Dead Tree Limb (Dec 31, 2006) 2
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Tyrannus tyrannus (Eastern Kingbird)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#40 Eastern Kingbird Perched on Dried Great Angelica Stalk (Aug 26, 2006) 3
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Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, Trempealeau, WI
#3090 Eastern Kingbird Perched on Mullein (Aug 23, 2016) 3
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Tyrannus vociferans (Cassin's Kingbird)
San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve in Irvine, Irvine, CA
#1752 Cassin's Kingbird Close-up (Feb 11, 2006) 2
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Uria aalge (Common Murre)
Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, CA
#4750 Common Murres Gathering on Rocks (Apr 30, 2009) 4
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Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (Yellow-headed Blackbird)
Mountain Home Reservoir, Mountain Home, ID
#6097 Killdeer and Yellow-Headed Blackbirds on the Shore (May 06, 2012) 4
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#6096 Yellow-headed Blackbirds Foraging (May 06, 2012) 3
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#2974 Male Yellow-headed Blackbirds on the Shore (May 06, 2012) 4
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Cheyenne Bottoms, Great Bend, KS
#3642 Yellow-headed Blackbird on the Shore (Apr 26, 2005) 3
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Zenaida asiatica (White-winged Dove)
South Llano River State Park, Junction, TX
#4265 White-winged Dove Perched on Stump (Mar 13, 2007) 3
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Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Mission, TX
#4127 White-winged Dove in Bubbler (Dec 28, 2006) 2
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Zonotrichia leucophrys (White-crowned Sparrow)
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, NM
#3285 Flock of White-Crowned Sparrows in Flight (Dec 22, 2004) 2
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