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Juvenile Mourning Dove

“The Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) is a member of the dove family (Columbidae). The bird is also called the Western Turtle Dove or the American Mourning Dove or Rain Dove, and formerly was known as the Carolina Pigeon or Carolina Turtledove”

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Female Painted Bunting

The plumage of female and juvenile Painted Buntings is green and yellow-green, serving as camouflage.

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White Crown Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrows appear each winter over much of North America .

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Captain Morgan

I liked the pose this blue jay did.

Tufted titmouse


Very busy little bird

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Male Cardinal


House Wren

The House Wren, Troglodytes aedon, is a very small songbird of the wren family, Troglodytidae. It occurs from Canada to southernmost South America, and in most suburban areas in its range it is the single most common wren

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Wood Duck

The Wood Duck or Carolina Duck (Aix sponsa) is a duck found in North America. It is considered by some the most beautiful of all North American waterfowl, if not the world

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Hairy Woodpecker

The Hairy Woodpecker is a small but powerful bird that forages along trunks and main branches of large trees. It wields a much longer bill than the Downy Woodpecker’s almost thorn like bill.

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Downy Woodpecker

The active little Downy Woodpecker is a familiar sight at backyard feeders and in parks and woodlots, where it joins flocks of chickadees and nuthatches, barely outsizing them.

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Male House Finch

The winter of 2009 was hard on the birds.




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