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American Bittern  [Botaurus lentiginosus]
The American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae. It is a large, chunky, brown bird, very similar to the Eurasian Great Bittern, Botaurus stellaris. It is 59-70 cm (23-27 inches) in length, with a 95-115 cm (37 -... - Last revised: Jan 30, 2011
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American Coot  [Fulica americana]
The American Coot (Fulica americana) is a bird of wetlands and open water of the family Rallidae. About 40 centimeters (16 inches) in length and weighing 0.65 kg (1.4 lb), adults have a short thick white bill and white frontal shield, which usually has a... - Last revised: Dec 31, 2009
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Barn Swallow  [Hirundo rustica]
The Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) is a small migratory passerine bird found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. It has a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is often just called Swallow in Europe, although the term 'swallow' refe... - Last revised: Jul 16, 2012
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Black Skimmer  [Rynchops niger]
The Black Skimmer Rynchops niger is a tern-like seabird, one of three very similar bird species in the skimmer family. It breeds in North and South America. Northern populations winter in the warmer waters of the Caribbean and the tropical and subtropical... - Last revised: Sep 02, 2009
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Black-necked Stilt  [Himantopus mexicanus]
The Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) is a locally abundant resident of American wetlands and coastlines, from the coastal areas of California, much of the interior western United States and along the Gulf of Mexico as far east as Florida, then so... - Last revised: Sep 15, 2013
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Blue-winged Teal  [Anas discors]
The Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) is a small dabbling duck.The adult male has a greyish blue head with a white facial crescent, a light brown body with a white patch near the rear and a black tail. The adult female is mottled brown. Both sexes have a bl... - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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Caspian Tern  [Hydroprogne caspia]
The Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia, formerly Sterna caspia; syn. Hydroprogne tschegrava) is a species of tern, with a subcosmopolitan but scattered distribution. Despite its extensive range, it is monotypic, with no subspecies accepted. In New Zealand i... - Last revised: Apr 02, 2016
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Clapper Rail  [Rallus longirostris]
The Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris) is a member of the rail family, Rallidae. It is found along the east coast of North America, the coasts and some islands of the Caribbean, and across northern South America to eastern Brazil. On the west coast, it br... - Last revised: Aug 09, 2009
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Common Loon  [Gavia immer]
The Great Northern Diver, known in North America as the Common Loon (Gavia immer [GAY-vee-ah IM-mer]), is a large member of the loon, or diver, family. Adults can range from 61-100 cm (24-40 inches) in length with a 122-152 cm (4-5-foot) wingspan, slightl... - Last revised: Jan 08, 2016
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Eared Grebe  [Podiceps nigricollis]
The Black-necked Grebe, Podiceps nigricollis, is a member of the grebe family of waterbirds. It occurs on every continent except Australia and Antarctica.The Black-necked Grebe is 28–34 cm (12"-14") long. The adult is unmistakable in summer with a black h... - Last revised: Apr 02, 2016
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Eastern Willet
The Willet, Tringa semipalmata (formerly Catoptrophorus semipalmatus: Pereira & Baker, 2005; Banks et al., 2006), is a large shorebird in the sandpiper family. It is a well-sized and stout scolopacid, the largest of the shanks. Its closest relative is the... - Last revised: Mar 04, 2012
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Forster's Tern  [Sterna forsteri]
The Forster's Tern, Sterna forsteri, is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae. It breeds inland in North America and winters south to the Caribbean and northern South America.This species is rare but annual in western Europe, and has wintered in Ireland... - Last revised: Feb 16, 2012
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Great Egret  [Ardea alba]
The Great Egret Ardea alba, also known as the Great White Egret, White Heron, or Common Egret, is a wading egret, found in most of the tropical and warmer temperate parts of the world, although it is very local in southern Europe and Asia. It is called Ko... - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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Greater Scaup  [Aythya marila]
The Greater Scaup (Aythya marila), or just Scaup in Europe, is a small diving duck. It breeds on the ground by lakes and bogs on the tundra and at the northern limits of the boreal forest across Arctic and subarctic regions of northern North America, Euro... - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Horned Grebe  [Podiceps auritus]
Slavonian Grebe, Podiceps auritus †, is a member of the grebe family of water birds. It is known in North America as the Horned Grebe. It is a small grebe at 31–38 cm (12–15 in) long with a 46–55 cm wingspan. Unmistakable in summer, the male's plumage in... - Last revised: Oct 31, 2010
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House Finch  [Carpodacus mexicanus]
The House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) is a medium-sized finch of the Rosefinch genus.Adults have a long brown tail and are a brown or dull-brown color across the back with some shading into deep grey on the wing feathers. Breast and belly feathers may be... - Last revised: Feb 15, 2012
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Least Tern  [Sternula antillarum]
The Least Tern (Sternula antillarum, formerly Sterna antillarum) is a species of tern that breeds in North America and locally in northern South America. It is closely related to, and was formerly often considered conspecific with, the Little Tern S. albi... - Last revised: Sep 02, 2009
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Lesser Scaup  [Aythya affinis]
Adults are 38-45 cm long, with a blue bill and yellow eyes. Adult males have a dark head with a purple sheen, a black breast, a light grey back, a black tail and white underparts. Adult females have a white band at the base of the bill and a brown head an... - Last revised: Jan 03, 2016
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Long-billed Curlew  [Numenius americanus]
The Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, is a large shorebird. (See the Curlew family.)Adults have a very long bill curved downwards, a long neck and a small head. The head, neck and underparts are light brown. The back is dark brown. They show cinnam... - Last revised: Aug 05, 2014
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Northern Pintail  [Anas acuta]
The Pintail or Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in the northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of Canada, Alaska and the mid-western United States.This dabbling duck is strongly migratory and winters fur... - Last revised: Dec 10, 2012
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Peregrine Falcon  [Falco peregrinus]
The Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known simply as the Peregrine, and historically also as "Duck Hawk" in North America, is a cosmopolitan bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is a large-sized falcon, females being larger and about the siz... - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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Pied-billed Grebe  [Podilymbus podiceps]
The Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) is a species of the grebe family of water birds. Since the Atitlán Grebe, Podilymbus gigas, has become extinct, it is the sole extant member of the genus Podilymbus.The Pied-billed Grebe breeds across Canada, pa... - Last revised: Jul 16, 2012
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Reddish Egret  [Egretta rufescens]
The Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) is a small heron. It is a resident breeder in Central America, the Caribbean and the southern USA in the Gulf states and California. There is post-breeding dispersal to well north of the nesting range.Reddish Egret's... - Last revised: Sep 23, 2013
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Savannah Sparrow  [Passerculus sandwichensis]
The Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) is a small sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Passerculus (Bonaparte, 1838). Recent comparison of mtDNA NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2 and 3 sequences (Zink et al., 2005) indicates that the Ipswich S... - Last revised: Feb 05, 2013
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Semipalmated Plover  [Charadrius semipalmatus]
The Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) is a small plover.Adults have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. They have a brown cap, a white forehead, a black mask around the eyes and a short orang... - Last revised: Oct 28, 2015
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Short-billed Dowitcher  [Limnodromus griseus]
The Short-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus, is a medium-sized shorebird of the family Scolopacidae. The name of this bird can be somewhat misleading, as its bill is only short in comparison with the Long-billed Dowitcher. Its long, straight, dark bil... - Last revised: Feb 16, 2012
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Snow Goose  [Chen caerulescens]
Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) is a North American species of goose. Its name derives from the typically white plumage. The genus of this bird is disputed. The American Ornithologists' Union and BirdLife International for example place this species and th... - Last revised: May 18, 2013
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Snowy Egret  [Egretta thula]
The Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) is a small white heron. It is the American counterpart to the very similar Old World Little Egret, which has established a foothold in the Bahamas.Adults are typically 61 cm long and weigh 375 g. They have a slim black bill... - Last revised: Feb 21, 2012
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Snowy Plover  [Charadrius nivosus]
The Kentish Plover, Charadrius alexandrinus, is a small wader in the plover bird family. Despite its name, this species no longer breeds in Great Britain.It breeds in most subtropical and tropical parts of the world, from southern Europe to Japan and in P... - Last revised: Apr 08, 2016
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Western Grebe  [Aechmophorus occidentalis]
The Western Grebe, (Aechmophorus occidentalis), is a species in the grebe family of water birds. Folk names include "dabchick", "swan grebe" and "swan-necked grebe".This is the largest North American grebe 56-74 cm (22"-29") long. It is black-and-white, w... - Last revised: Feb 21, 2012
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Western Willet
The Willet, Tringa semipalmata (formerly Catoptrophorus semipalmatus: Pereira & Baker, 2005; Banks et al., 2006), is a large shorebird in the sandpiper family. It is a well-sized and stout scolopacid, the largest of the shanks. Its closest relative is the... - Last revised: Mar 04, 2012
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White-crowned Sparrow  [Zonotrichia leucophrys]
The White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) is a medium-sized sparrow native to North America.Adults are 18 cm long and have black and white stripes on their head, a grey face, brown streaked upper parts and a long tail. The wings are brown with ba... - Last revised: Mar 08, 2016
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White-winged Scoter  [Melanitta fusca]
The White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi) is a large sea duck. Description It is characterised by its bulky shape and large bill. This is the largest species of scoter. Females range from 950-1950 grams (2.1-4.2 lb) and 48-56 cm (19-22 inches), averagi... - Last revised: Feb 28, 2009
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Willet  [Tringa semipalmata]
The Willet, Tringa semipalmata (formerly Catoptrophorus semipalmatus: Pereira & Baker, 2005; Banks et al., 2006), is a large shorebird in the sandpiper family. It is a well-sized and stout scolopacid, the largest of the shanks. Its closest relative is the... - Last revised: Apr 20, 2015
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