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American Goldfinch  [Spinus tristis]
The Eastern or American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis), also known as the Wild Canary, is a North American bird in the finch family. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada to North Carolina during the breeding season, and from just south of the Cana...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_goldfinch/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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American Red Squirrel
Taxonomy American red squirrels should not be confused with Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris); since the ranges of these species do not overlap, they are both commonly referred to as "red squirrels" in the areas where they are native. The specific...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/american_red_squirrel/ - Last revised: Dec 06, 2012
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American Robin  [Turdus migratorius]
The American Robin (Turdus migratorius) is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. The similarity between the orange-red coloring of its breast to that of the smaller and unrelated European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) led to its common name. The America...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_robin/ - Last revised: May 07, 2013
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Bald Eagle  [Haliaeetus leucocephalus]
The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America that is most recognizable as the national bird and symbol of the United States. This sea eagle has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagl...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bald_eagle/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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Bananaquit  [Coereba flaveola]
The Bananaquit, Coereba flaveola, is a passerine bird first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 as Certhia flaveola. It was reclassified as the only member of the genus Coereba by Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot in 1809.. Prior to 2005 the Ban...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bananaquit/ - Last revised: Feb 18, 2015
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Belding's Yellowthroat  [Geothlypis beldingi]
The Belding's Yellowthroat, Geothlypis beldingi, is a New World warbler. It is a resident breeder endemic to southern Baja California, Mexico.It is closely related to Common Yellowthroat, Altamira Yellowthroat and Bahama Yellowthroat, with which it forms...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/beldings_yellowthroat/ - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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Black Oystercatcher  [Haematopus bachmani]
The American Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus bachmani, also called Western Black Oystercatcher or simply Black Oystercatcher, is a conspicuous black bird found on the shoreline of western North America. It ranges from the Aleutian Islands of Alaska to the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_oystercatcher/ - Last revised: Apr 06, 2015
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Black Rosy-Finch  [Leucosticte atrata]
The Black Rosy Finch (or Black Rosy-finch), Leucosticte atrata, is a medium-sized finch.Adults are black on the head, back and breast with pink on the belly, rump and wings. There is a patch of grey at the back of the head. They have short black legs and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_rosy_finch/ - Last revised: Nov 19, 2011
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Black Spiny-tailed Iguana
The Black Spiny-tailed Iguana or Black Iguana (Ctenosaura similis) is a lizard native to Mexico and Central America that has been introduced to the United States in the state of Florida. It is the largest species in the genus Ctenosaura and has been recor...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/reptiles/black_spiny_tailed_iguana/ - Last revised: Aug 06, 2009
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Black Vulture  [Coragyps atratus]
The American Black Vulture, Coragyps atratus, also known as the Black Vulture, is a bird in the New World vulture family whose range extends from the southeastern United States to South America. Although a common and widespread species, it has a somewhat...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_vulture/ - Last revised: Nov 16, 2011
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Black-bellied Plover  [Pluvialis squatarola]
The Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), known as the Black-bellied Plover in North America, is a medium-sized plover breeding in arctic regions. It is a long-distance migrant, with a nearly world-wide coastal distribution when not breeding.They are 27–30...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_bellied_plover/ - Last revised: Sep 24, 2013
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Black-capped Chickadee  [Poecile atricapillus]
The Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) is a small, common songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae.Often, it is still placed in the genus Parus with most other tits, but mtDNA cytochrome b sequence data and morphology suggest that s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_capped_chickadee/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Black-legged Kittiwake  [Rissa tridactyla]
The Black-legged Kittiwake, Rissa tridactyla is a seabird species in the gull family Laridae. This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 as Larus tridactylus. In North America, this species is known as the Black-legged Kit...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_legged_kittiwake/ - Last revised: May 22, 2013
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Black-vented Shearwater  [Puffinus opisthomelas]
The Black-vented Shearwater (Puffinus opisthomlas) is a species of seabird. The bird is 30-38 cm in size, with a 76-89 cm wingspan. Formerly considered a subspecies of the Manx Shearwater, its actual relationships are unresolved.This species is pelagic, o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_vented_shearwater/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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Blue Whale
The Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales (called Mysticeti). At up to 33.59 metres (110 ft 2.5 in) in length and 181 metric tonnes (200 short tons) or more in weight, it is believed to be the lar...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/blue_whale/ - Last revised: Mar 02, 2009
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Blue-footed Booby  [Sula nebouxii]
The Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) is a bird in the Sulidae family which comprises ten species of long-winged seabirds.The name “booby” comes from the Spanish term bobo, which means \"stupid fellow\". This is because the Blue-footed Booby is clumsy on...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_footed_booby/ - Last revised: Sep 15, 2013
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  [Polioptila caerulea]
The Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea, is a very small songbird.Adults are blue-grey on the upperparts with white underparts, with a long slender bill and a long black tail. They have a white eye ring.Their breeding habitat is open deciduous wood...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_gray_gnatcatcher/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_winged_teal/ - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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Bonaparte's Gull  [Chroicocephalus philadelphia]
The Bonaparte's Gull, Chroicocephalus philadelphia, is a small gull.Adults are 31-34 cm long with a 79-84 cm wingspan. They have a black hood and a short thin dark bill. The body is mainly white with pale grey back and upper wings. The underwing is pale a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bonapartes_gull/ - Last revised: Apr 08, 2016
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Bottlenose Dolphin
The Bottlenose Dolphin is one of the most common and well-known dolphins. Recent molecular studies show it is in fact two species, the Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and the Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin (T. aduncus). Bottlenose Dolphins...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/bottlenose_dolphin/ - Last revised: Mar 07, 2012
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Brandt's Cormorant  [Phalacrocorax penicillatus]
The Brandt's Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) is a strictly marine bird of the cormorant family of seabirds that inhabits the Pacific coast of North America. It ranges, in the summer, from Alaska to the Gulf of California, but the population north o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brandts_cormorant/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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Brant  [Branta bernicla]
The Brent Goose (Branta bernicla), a goose of the genus Branta, is known in North America as Brant. The spelling "Brant" is the original one, with "Brent" being a later folk-etymological idea that it was derived from a classical Greek waterbird name brent...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brant/ - Last revised: Apr 29, 2013
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Brown Basilisk
The Brown basilisk or Striped basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus; in some areas referred to as "common basilisk") is one species of basilisk lizard. They are native to Central America, but have been introduced into the U.S. state of Florida as a feral species....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/reptiles/brown_basilisk/ - Last revised: Aug 06, 2009
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Brown Booby  [Sula leucogaster]
The Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) is a large seabird of the gannet family, Sulidae. The adult brown booby reaches about 76 cm. (30 in.) in length. Its head and upper body are covered in dark brown, with the remainder being a contrasting white. The juveni...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_booby/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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Brown Pelican  [Pelecanus occidentalis]
The Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is the smallest of the eight species of pelican, although it is a large bird in nearly every other regard. It is 106-137 cm (42-54 in) in length, weighs from 2.75 to 5.5 kg (6-12 lbs) and has a wingspan from 1.83...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_pelican/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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Brown-capped Rosy-Finch  [Leucosticte australis]
The Brown-capped Rosy Finch (or Brown-capped Rosy-finch), Leucosticte australis, is a medium-sized finch.Adults are brown on the head, back, and breast with pink on the belly, rump, and wings. The forehead is black. They have short black legs and a long f...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_capped_rosy_finch/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Bufflehead  [Bucephala albeola]
The Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) is a small American sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. They range from 32-40 cm long (12.5-16 inches) and 270-550 grams (9.5 oz.-1.2 lbs), with the drakes larger than the females. Averaging 35.5 cm (14 inch...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bufflehead/ - Last revised: Apr 03, 2016
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Cactus Wren  [Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus]
The Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) is the largest North American wren, and is 18-23 cm (7-9 inches) long.Unlike the smaller wrens, the Cactus Wren is easily seen. It has the loud voice characteristic of wrens. The Cactus Wren is much less s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cactus_wren/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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California Gull  [Larus californicus]
The California Gull Larus californicus is a medium-sized gull, smaller than the Herring Gull but larger than the Ring-billed Gull.Adults are similar in appearance to the Herring Gull, but have a smaller yellow bill with a black ring, yellow legs, brown ey...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/california_gull/ - Last revised: Jan 29, 2016
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California Sea Lion
The California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) is a coastal sea lion of the northern Pacific Ocean. Their numbers are abundant (188,000 U.S. stock 1995 est.), and the population continues to expand at a rate of approximately 5.0% annually. They are quit...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/california_sea_lion/ - Last revised: Mar 02, 2009
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Canada Goose  [Branta canadensis]
The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), also referred to in North America as the Canadian Goose, belongs to the Branta genus of geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey species of the Anser genus.The black...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/canada_goose/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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Canyon Towhee  [Melozone fusca]
The Canyon Towhee or Brown Towhee, Pipilo fuscus, is a bird of the family Emberizidae. It is native to lower-lying areas from Arizona, southern Colorado, and western Texas south to northwestern Oaxaca, Mexico, mostly avoiding the coasts.The taxonomy of th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/canyon_towhee/ - Last revised: Feb 12, 2012
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Canyon Wren  [Catherpes mexicanus]
The Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus) is a small North American wren, and is about 14.5 cm (5.75 inches) long. It ranges from far southern British Columbia and Montana south through much of Mexico to western Chiapas and east to Oklahoma and Texas. It is t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/canyon_wren/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Cape May Warbler  [Setophaga tigrina]
The Cape May Warbler, Dendroica tigrina, is a small New World warbler. It breeds in northern North America. Its breeding habitat spans across all but the westernmost parts of southern Canada, and into the Great Lakes region and New England. It is migrator...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cape_may_warbler/ - Last revised: May 13, 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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/caspian_tern/ - Last revised: Apr 02, 2016
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Cassin's Finch  [Carpodacus cassinii]
The Cassin's Finch, Carpodacus cassinii, is a medium-sized finch of the Rosefinch genus.Adults have a short forked brown tail and brown wings. They have a longer bill than the Purple Finch. Adult males are raspberry red on the head, breast, back and rump;...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cassins_finch/ - Last revised: Jan 28, 2013
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Cave Swallow  [Petrochelidon fulva]
The Cave Swallow, Petrochelidon fulva, belonging to the same genus as the more familiar and widespread Cliff Swallow of North America, occurs in Mexico and the Greater Antilles, with fall and winter vagrants reaching the East and Gulf Coasts of the U.S..T...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cave_swallow/ - Last revised: Nov 22, 2011
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Cedar Waxwing  [Bombycilla cedrorum]
The Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) is a member of the family Bombycillidae or waxwing family of passerine birds. It breeds in open wooded areas in North America, principally southern Canada and the northern United States.It is 16.5 cm in length and w...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cedar_waxwing/ - Last revised: Feb 13, 2012
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Chihuahuan Raven  [Corvus cryptoleucus]
The Chihuahuan Raven (Corvus cryptoleucus), formerly known as the American White-necked Raven, has the proportions of a Common Raven with a heavy bill, but is about the same size as a Carrion Crow, or slightly larger (44-51 cm in length) than the American...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chihuahuan_raven/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Common Dolphin
The Common Dolphin is the name given to up to three species of dolphin making up the genus Delphinus.Prior to the mid-1990s, most taxonomists only recognised one species in this genus, the Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis. Modern cetologists usually recog...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/common_dolphin/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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Common Moorhen  [Gallinula chloropus]
The Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) is a bird in the rail family with an almost worldwide distribution outside Australasia as well as desert, many tropical rainforest, and the polar regions. In North America it is often called the Common Gallinule, a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_moorhen/ - Last revised: Sep 29, 2011
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Common Raven  [Corvus corax]
The Common Raven (Corvus corax), also known as the Northern Raven, is a large all-black passerine bird in the crow family. Found across the northern hemisphere, it is the most widely distributed of all corvids. There are eight known subspecies with little...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_raven/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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Common Redpoll  [Acanthis flammea]
The Common Redpoll, Carduelis flammea, is a species in the finch family. It breeds somewhat further south than the Arctic Redpoll, also in habitats with thickets or shrubs. Nominate C. f. flammea (Mealy Redpoll) breeds across the northern parts of North A...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_redpoll/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Common Yellowthroat  [Geothlypis trichas]
The Common Yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas, is a New World warbler. They are abundant breeders in North America, ranging from southern Canada to central Mexico.Northern races are migratory, wintering in the southern parts of the breeding range, Central A...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_yellowthroat/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Costa's Hummingbird  [Calypte costae]
The Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) is a species of hummingbird.The Costa's Hummingbird is very small, a mature adult growing to only 3 to 3½ inches in length. The male Costa's has a mainly green back and flanks, a small black tail and wings, and pat...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/costas_hummingbird/ - Last revised: Mar 08, 2016
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Coyote
The coyote (Canis latrans), also known as the prairie wolf , is a mammal of the order Carnivora. The species is found throughout North and Central America, ranging from Panama in the south, north through Mexico, the United States, and Canada. It occurs as...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/coyote/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2012
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Cozumel Emerald  [Chlorostilbon forficatus]
The Cozumel Emerald (Chlorostilbon forficatus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found only in Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cozumel_emerald/ - Last revised: Oct 27, 2008
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Cozumel Iguana
The Black Spiny-tailed Iguana or Black Iguana (Ctenosaura similis) is a lizard native to Mexico and Central America that has been introduced to the United States in the state of Florida. It is the largest species in the genus Ctenosaura and has been recor...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/reptiles/cozumel_iguana/ - Last revised: Aug 06, 2009
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Craveri's Murrelet  [Synthliboramphus craveri]
Craveri's Murrelet (Synthliboramphus craveri) is a small seabird which breeds on offshore islands in both the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California off the Baja peninsula of Mexico. It also wanders fairly regularly as far as central California in the U...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/craveris_murrelet/ - Last revised: Mar 02, 2009
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Crocodile
A crocodile is any species belonging to the family Crocodylidae (sometimes classified instead as the subfamily Crocodylinae). The term can also be used more loosely to include all members of the order Crocodilia: i.e. the true crocodiles, the alligators a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/reptiles/crocodile/ - Last revised: Aug 06, 2009
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Curve-billed Thrasher  [Toxostoma curvirostre]
The Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre) is a perching bird of the thrasher group native to the southwestern United States and much of Mexico.The Curve-billed Thrasher is generally 25-28 cm (10 to 12 inches) in length, slender in build with a lon...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/curve_billed_thrasher/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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Dark-eyed Junco  [Junco hyemalis]
The Dark-eyed Junco, (Junco hyemalis), is the best-known species of junco, a genus of small American sparrows.Adults are generally grey on top with a white belly. The white outer tail feathers flash distinctively in flight. The bill is usually pinkish. Th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/dark_eyed_junco/ - Last revised: Feb 22, 2016
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Desert Cottontail
The Desert Cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii), also known as Audubon's Cottontail, is a New World cottontail rabbit, a member of the family Leporidae.The Desert Cottontail is found throughout the central United States from eastern Montana to western Texas,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/desert_cottontail/ - Last revised: Dec 06, 2012
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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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eared_grebe/ - Last revised: Nov 16, 2016
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Eastern Bluebird  [Sialia sialis]
The Eastern Bluebird, Sialia sialis, is a medium-sized thrush found in open woodlands, farmlands and orchards.Adults have a white belly. Adult males are bright blue on top and have a reddish brown throat and breast. Adult females have lighter blue wings a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_bluebird/ - Last revised: May 09, 2012
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Elephant Seal  [Mirounga leonina]
Elephant seals are large, oceangoing mammals in the genus Mirounga, in the earless seal (Phocidae) family. There are 2 species: the Northern Elephant Seal (M. angustirostris) and the Southern Elephant Seal (M. leonina). Both were hunted to the brink of ex...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/elephant_seal/ - Last revised: Mar 02, 2009
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Evening Grosbeak  [Coccothraustes vespertinus]
The Evening Grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus, is a large finch. In the past, it was treated in a genus of its own as Hesperiphona vespertina, but is now usually placed in the same genus as the Hawfinch of Eurasia. The breeding habitat is coniferous an...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/evening_grosbeak/ - Last revised: Feb 14, 2011
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Ferruginous Hawk  [Buteo regalis]
The Ferruginous Hawk, (Buteo regalis), is a large buzzard-like bird of prey, although not a true hawk.Adults have long broad wings and a broad grey, rusty or white tail. The legs are feathered to the talons, like the Rough-legged Hawk. There are two colou...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ferruginous_hawk/ - Last revised: Jan 18, 2012
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Gadwall  [Anas strepera]
The Gadwall is 46-56 cm long with a 78-90 cm wingspan. The breeding male is a beautifully patterned grey, with a black rear end and a brilliant white speculum, obvious in flight or at rest. In non-breeding (eclipse) plumage, the drake looks more like the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gadwall/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Golden Eagle  [Aquila chrysaetos]
The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is one of the best known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Once widespread across the Holarctic, it has disappeared from many of the more heavily populate...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/golden_eagle/ - Last revised: Feb 14, 2011
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Gray Whale
The Gray Whale or Grey Whale (Eschrichtius robustus) is a whale that travels between feeding and breeding grounds yearly. It reaches a length of about 16 meters (52 ft), a weight of 36 tons and an age of 50–60 years. Gray Whales were once called Devil Fis...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/gray_whale/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch  [Leucosticte tephrocotis]
The Gray-crowned Rosy Finch, Leucosticte tephrocotis, is a medium-sized finch.Adults are brown on the back and breast and mainly pink on the rest of the underparts and the wings. The forehead and throat are black; the back of the head is grey. They have s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_crowned_rosy_finch/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_egret/ - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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Great Kiskadee  [Pitangus sulphuratus]
The Great Kiskadee, Pitangus sulphuratus, is a passerine bird. It is a large tyrant flycatcher; sometimes its genus Pitangus is considered monotypic as the Lesser Kiskadee may be sparated in Philohydor. It breeds in open woodland with some tall trees, inc...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_kiskadee/ - Last revised: Sep 29, 2010
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65.  
Great-tailed Grackle  [Quiscalus mexicanus]
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) is a large icterid blackbird , also referred to simply as "blackbird", and occasionally "crow" or "jackdaw", though it is not a member of the Corvidae. Similarly, it is often called "cuervo" in areas of Mexico wh...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_tailed_grackle/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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66.  
Greater Roadrunner  [Geococcyx californianus]
The Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) is a large, long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae. It is one of the two roadrunner species in the genus Geococcyx. The roadrunner is also known as a Chaparral.The adult is about 56 cm long with a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_roadrunner/ - Last revised: Aug 28, 2012
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67.  
Hairy Woodpecker  [Picoides villosus]
The Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) is a medium-sized woodpecker.Their breeding habitat is forested areas with large trees across most of North America to Central America. They nest in a tree cavity, excavated by the nesting pair.Adults are mainly bl...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hairy_woodpecker/ - Last revised: Jun 19, 2016
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68.  
Hooded Oriole  [Icterus cucullatus]
The Hooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatus, is a medium-sized New World oriole.Adults have a pointed bill and white wing bars. The adult male has an orange head with black on the face and throat; they are black on the back, wings and tail, orange on the underp...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hooded_oriole/ - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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69.  
Hooded Warbler  [Setophaga citrina]
The Hooded Warbler, Wilsonia citrina, is a New World warbler. It breeds in eastern North America and across the eastern USA and into southernmost Canada, (Ontario). It is migratory, wintering in Central America and the West Indies. Hooded Warblers are ver...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hooded_warbler/ - Last revised: May 12, 2016
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70.  
Horned Lark  [Eremophila alpestris]
The Shore Lark (Eremophila alpestris), called the Horned Lark in North America, breeds across much of North America from the high Arctic south to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, northernmost Europe and Asia and in the mountains of southeast Europe. There is a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/horned_lark/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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71.  
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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/house_finch/ - Last revised: Feb 15, 2012
bird photography
72.  
Humpback Whale
The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a Baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 metres (40–50 ft) and weigh approximately 36,000 kilograms (79,000 lb). The humpback has a distinctive body shape, with unu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/humpback_whale/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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73.  
Lark Bunting  [Calamospiza melanocorys]
The Lark Bunting, Calamospiza melanocorys, is a medium-sized sparrow. It is monotypic, the only member of the genus Calamospiza (Bonaparte, 1838).These birds have a large pale bill and a pale wing patch. Adult males in breeding plumage are black except fo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lark_bunting/ - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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74.  
Least Chipmunk
The least chipmunk (Neotamias minimus) is the smallest chipmunk in North America. It is also the most widespread species of chipmunk in North America occurring across north-central and western United States and from British Columbia and southern Yukon to...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/least_chipmunk/ - Last revised: Dec 06, 2012
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75.  
Least Sandpiper  [Calidris minutilla]
The Least Sandpiper, Calidris or Erolia minutilla, is the smallest shorebird.This species has yellowish legs and a short thin dark bill. Breeding adults are brown with dark brown streaks on top and white underneath. They have a light line above the eye an...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/least_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Apr 20, 2015
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76.  
Lesser Prairie-Chicken  [Tympanuchus pallidicinctus]
The Lesser Prairie Chicken, Tympanuchus pallidicinctus, is slightly smaller and paler than its near relative the Greater Prairie Chicken. It is found primarily in the sandhills and prairies of Western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, and the Llano Estacado...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lesser_prairie_chicken/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
nature photography
77.  
Little Blue Heron  [Egretta caerulea]
The Little Blue Heron, Egretta caerulea, is a small heron. It breeds from the Gulf states of the USA through Central America and the Caribbean south to Peru and Uruguay. It is a resident breeder in most of its range, but some northern breeders migrate to...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/little_blue_heron/ - Last revised: Feb 05, 2013
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78.  
Magnificent Frigatebird  [Fregata magnificens]
The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) was sometimes previously known as Man O'War, reflecting its rakish lines, speed, and aerial piracy of other birds.It is widespread in the tropical Atlantic, breeding colonially in trees in Florida, the Car...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/magnificent_frigatebird/ - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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79.  
Melodious Blackbird  [Dives dives]
The Melodious Blackbird, Dives dives, is a New World tropical icterid bird. It is a resident breeder from coastal eastern and southeastern Mexico to Costa Rica. Its range is expanding. El Salvador was colonised in the 1950s, and eastern Guatemala in the 1...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/melodious_blackbird/ - Last revised: Oct 27, 2008
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80.  
Merlin  [Falco columbarius]
The Merlin (Falco columbarius) is a smallish falcon that breeds in northern North America, Europe and Asia. In North America it was once and sometimes still is colloquially called "pigeon hawk" though being a falcon it is not very closely related to true...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/merlin/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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81.  
Mexican Jay  [Aphelocoma wollweberi]
The Mexican Jay, Aphelocoma ultramarina, formerly known as the Gray-breasted Jay, is a New World scrub-jay native to the Sierra Madre Oriental, Sierra Madre Occidental, and Transvolcanic Belt of Mexico. It reaches north to southeast Arizona, southwest New...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mexican_jay/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
nature photography
82.  
Mola Mola
The ocean sunfish, Mola mola, or common mola is the heaviest bony fish in the world, with an average weight of 1,000 kilograms or about 2,200 pounds. The species is native to tropical and temperate waters around the globe. It resembles a fish head without...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/fish/mola_mola/ - Last revised: Aug 06, 2009
bird photography
83.  
Mountain Bluebird  [Sialia currucoides]
The Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) is a medium-sized thrush.Adults have thin bills. Adult males are bright blue, somewhat lighter underneath. Adult females have duller blue wings and tail and a grey breast, grey crown, throat and back.Their breedi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mountain_bluebird/ - Last revised: Feb 13, 2012
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84.  
Mountain Chickadee  [Poecile gambeli]
The Mountain Chickadee (Poecile gambeli) is a small songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. Often, it is still placed in the genus Parus with most other tits, but mtDNA cytochrome b sequence data and morphology suggest that separating Poecil...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mountain_chickadee/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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85.  
Mule Deer
The mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) is a deer whose habitat is in the western half of North America. It gets its name from its large mule-like ears. Its closest relative is the black-tailed deer (considered a subspecies of mule deer). Unlike its cousin, t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/mule_deer/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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86.  
Northern Fulmar  [Fulmarus glacialis]
The Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis), or Arctic Fulmar lives in the north Atlantic and north Pacific. These fulmars look superficially like gulls, but are unrelated, and are in fact petrels. The species is grey and white with a yellow bill, 43-52 cm i...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_fulmar/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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87.  
Northern Harrier  [Circus cyaneus]
The Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) or Northern Harrier (in North America) is a bird of prey. It breeds throughout the northern parts of the northern hemisphere in Canada and the northernmost USA, and in northern Eurasia. This species is polytypic, with two...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_harrier/ - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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88.  
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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_pintail/ - Last revised: Dec 10, 2012
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89.  
Northern Shoveler  [Anas clypeata]
The Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in the northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America. It was formerly known as Northern Shoveller.This dabbling duck is strongly migratory and winters...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_shoveler/ - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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90.  
Northern Shrike  [Lanius excubitor]
The Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor) is a member of the shrike family. The Great Grey Shrike breeds in northern Europe and Asia, and in North America in northern Canada and Alaska (where it known as the Northern Shrike). It is migratory and winters fu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_shrike/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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91.  
Ovenbird  [Seiurus aurocapilla]
Ovenbirds are also the Furnariidae family of Neotropical suboscines, specifically the tribe Furnarini which contains the horneros.The Ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapillus, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.Ovenbirds are 14 cm long and weigh 18...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ovenbird/ - Last revised: Sep 29, 2011
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92.  
Pacific Loon  [Gavia pacifica]
The Pacific Diver (Gavia pacifica), known in North America as the Pacific Loon, is a medium-sized member of the loon, or diver, family. It may be conspecific with Black-throated Diver, which it closely resembles.It breeds on deep lakes in the tundra regio...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pacific_loon/ - Last revised: Jan 08, 2016
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93.  
Pacific White-sided Dolphin
The Pacific White-sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) is a very active dolphin found in the cool to temperate waters of the North Pacific Ocean.The Pacific White-sided Dolphin was named by Theodore Gill in 1865. The Pacific White-sided Dolphin is e...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/pacific_white_sided_dolphin/ - Last revised: Mar 02, 2009
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94.  
Palm Warbler  [Setophaga palmarum]
The Palm Warbler, Dendroica palmarum, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.These birds have dark legs and thin pointed bills, and adults display a rusty cap. Eastern birds have brownish olive upperparts, yellow underparts, and rusty streaks...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/palm_warbler/ - Last revised: May 07, 2012
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95.  
Parasitic Jaeger  [Stercorarius parasiticus]
The Arctic Skua, Stercorarius parasiticus, known as the Parasitic Jaeger in North America, is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae. This species breeds in the north of Eurasia and North America, with significant populations as far south as northern...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/parasitic_jaeger/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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96.  
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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/peregrine_falcon/ - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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97.  
Pine Siskin  [Spinus pinus]
The Pine Siskin, Carduelis pinus, is a small finch.Adults are brown on the upperparts and pale on the underparts, with heavy streaking throughout. They have a short forked tail. They have yellow patches in their wings and tail, not always visible; otherwi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pine_siskin/ - Last revised: Mar 08, 2016
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98.  
Pine Warbler  [Setophaga pinus]
The Pine Warbler, Dendroica pinus, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.These birds have white bellies, white wing bars, dark legs and thin, relatively long pointed bills; they have yellowish lines over their eyes. Adult males have olive up...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pine_warbler/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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99.  
Pink-footed Shearwater  [Puffinus creatopus]
The Pink-footed Shearwater (Puffinus creatopus) is a species of seabird. The bird is 48 cm in size, with a 109 cm wingspan. It is polymorphic, having both darker and lighter phase populations. Together with the equally light-billed Flesh-footed Shearwater...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pink_footed_shearwater/ - Last revised: Aug 22, 2010
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100.  
Pomarine Jaeger  [Stercorarius pomarinus]
The Pomarine Skua, Stercorarius pomarinus, known as Pomarine Jaeger in North America, is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae. Its relationships are not fully resolved; its mitochondrial DNA is most similar to the Great Skua [Blechschmidt et al., 1...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pomarine_jaeger/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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101.  
Pronghorn Antelope
The Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana), also pronghorn antelope or prong buck, is a species of ungulate mammal native to interior western North America. It is the only surviving member of the family Antilocapridae.Adult males are 1.3–1.5 m (4 1/4-5 ft) lon...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/mammals/pronghorn_antelope/ - Last revised: Feb 12, 2012
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102.  
Pygmy Nuthatch  [Sitta pygmaea]
The Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea) is a tiny songbird, about 10 cm (4 inches) long and about 10 grams in weight. It ranges from southern British Columbia south through various discontinuous parts of the western U.S.–(northwest U.S., Sierra Nevada range, s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pygmy_nuthatch/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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103.  
Red-breasted Nuthatch  [Sitta canadensis]
The Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis, is a small songbird.Adults have blue-grey upperparts with reddish underparts; they have a white face with a black stripe through the eyes, a white throat, a straight grey bill and a black crown. This bird is sm...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_breasted_nuthatch/ - Last revised: May 07, 2012
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104.  
Red-tailed Hawk  [Buteo jamaicensis]
The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a medium-sized bird of prey, one of three species colloquially known in the United States as the "chickenhawk." It breeds almost throughout North America from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_tailed_hawk/ - Last revised: Jan 03, 2016
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105.  
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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/reddish_egret/ - Last revised: Sep 23, 2013
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106.  
Redhead  [Aythya americana]
The Redhead (Aythya americana) is a medium-sized diving duck, 37 cm long with an 84 cm wingspan.The adult male has a blue bill, a red head and neck, a black breast, yellow eyes and a grey back. The adult female has a brown head and body and a darker bluis...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/redhead/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2016
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107.  
Rhinoceros Auklet  [Cerorhinca monocerata]
The Rhinoceros Auklet, Cerorhinca monocerata, is a seabird considered, despite its name, a close relative of the puffins. It is the only living species of the genus Cerorhinca.It ranges widely across the North Pacific feeding on small fish and nesting in...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rhinoceros_auklet/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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108.  
Ring-necked Pheasant  [Phasianus colchicus]
The Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), known in the US as the Ring-necked Pheasant or Chinese Pheasant, is a bird in the pheasant family. It is native to Asia but has been widely introduced elsewhere as a game bird.The Common Pheasant is one of the wo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ring_necked_pheasant/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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109.  
Ross's Goose  [Chen rossii]
The Ross's Goose (Chen rossii or Anser rossii) is a North American species of goose.The American Ornithologists' Union places this species and the other two "white" geese in the genus Chen rather than the more traditional "grey" goose genus Anser.This goo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ross_goose/ - Last revised: Nov 29, 2010
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110.  
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  [Archilochus colubris]
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris), is a small hummingbird. It is the only species of hummingbird that regularly nests east of the Mississippi River in North America.The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird is 7-9 cm long with an 8-11 cm wingspan,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ruby_throated_hummingbird/ - Last revised: Sep 02, 2009
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111.  
Rufous-crowned Sparrow  [Aimophila ruficeps]
The Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Aimophila ruficeps, is a medium-sized sparrow. This passerine is primarily found across the Southwestern United States and much of the interior of Mexico, south to the transverse mountain range, and to the Pacific coast to the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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112.  
Sabine's Gull  [Xema sabini]
The Sabine's Gull is a small gull. Its generic placement is disputed; some authors treat it as the sole species in the genus Xema as Xema sabini, while others retain it in the genus Larus as Larus sabini. It breeds in the arctic and has a circumpolar dist...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sabines_gull/ - Last revised: Oct 03, 2016
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113.  
Sandhill Crane  [Grus canadensis]
The Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) is a large crane of North America and extreme northeastern Siberia. They have the longest fossil history of any extant bird, with a 10 million year-old specimen having been found whose structure is identical to the mod...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sandhill_crane/ - Last revised: Nov 29, 2010
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114.  
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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/savannah_sparrow/ - Last revised: Feb 05, 2013
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115.  
Scaled Quail  [Callipepla squamata]
The Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata), also commonly called Blue Quail or cottontop, is a species of the New World quail family. It is a bluish gray bird found in the arid regions of the Southwestern United States to Central Mexico. This species is an ea...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/scaled_quail/ - Last revised: Mar 16, 2009
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116.  
Scripps Murrelet
Xantus's Murrelet (Synthliboramphus hypoleucus) is a small seabird found in the California Current system in the Pacific Ocean. This auk breeds on islands off California and Mexico. It is threatened by predators introduced to its breeding colonies and by...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/scripps_murrelet/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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117.  
Sharp-shinned Hawk  [Accipiter striatus]
The Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) is a small hawk. In fact "Sharpies" (as they are abbreviated by North American birdwatchers), are the smallest to reside in USA and Canada, though some Neotropical species are smaller (notably the aptly named Ti...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sharp_shinned_hawk/ - Last revised: Feb 10, 2013
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118.  
Short-tailed Shearwater  [Puffinus tenuirostris]
The Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris, or Yolla, more commonly known as the muttonbird in Australia, is the most abundant seabird species in Australian waters, and is one of the few Australian native birds that is commercially harvested. It is...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/short_tailed_shearwater/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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119.  
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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/snow_goose/ - Last revised: May 18, 2013
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120.  
Social Flycatcher  [Myiozetetes similis]
The Social Flycatcher and Vermilion-crowned Flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis) are passerine birds from the Americas, a member of the large tyrant flycatcher family (Tyrannidae). It is sometimes split into two species, with the Social Flycatcher, Myiozetete...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/social_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 27, 2008
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121.  
Sooty Shearwater  [Puffinus griseus]
The Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) is a medium-large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. In New Zealand it is also known by its Maori name titi and as muttonbird, like the Wedge-tailed Shearwater and the Australian Short-tailed Shearwate...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sooty_shearwater/ - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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122.  
Spotted Sandpiper  [Actitis macularius]
The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia) is a small shorebird, 18-20 cm long. Together with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper (A. hypoleucos) they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle down with...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spotted_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Apr 09, 2016
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123.  
Spotted Towhee  [Pipilo maculatus]
The Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) is a large sparrow. The taxonomy of the towhees has been debated in recent decades, and formerly this bird and the Eastern Towhee were considered a single species, the Rufous-sided Towhee.The form that breeds on Socor...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spotted_towhee/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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124.  
Steller's Jay  [Cyanocitta stelleri]
The Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) is a jay native to western North America, closely related to the Blue Jay found in the rest of the continent, but with a black head and upper body. It is also known as the Long-crested Jay, the Mountain Jay, and the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/stellers_jay/ - Last revised: Jun 19, 2016
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125.  
Swainson's Hawk  [Buteo swainsoni]
The Swainson's Hawk, (Buteo swainsoni), is a large hawk.Their breeding habitat is prairie and dry grasslands in western North America. They build a stick nest in a tree, shrub or on a cliff edge. This species is a long distance migrant, wintering in Argen...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/swainsons_hawk/ - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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126.  
Tennessee Warbler  [Oreothlypis peregrina]
The Tennessee Warbler, Vermivora peregrina, is a New World warbler. It breeds in northern North America across Canada and the northern USA. It is migratory, wintering in southern Central America. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe. This bird was...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tennessee_warbler/ - Last revised: Dec 08, 2011
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127.  
Townsend's Solitaire  [Myadestes townsendi]
Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) is a medium-sized thrush, the only solitaire native to America north of Mexico. Range and habitat This solitaire ranges from southern Alaska, British Columbia and Alberta south to northern Zacatecas, preferring m...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/townsends_solitaire/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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128.  
Tricolored Heron  [Egretta tricolor]
The Tricolored Heron, Egretta tricolor, formerly known in North America as the Louisiana Heron, is a small heron. It is a resident breeder from the Gulf states of the USA and northern Mexico south through Central America and the Caribbean to central Brazi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tricolored_heron/ - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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129.  
Tropical Kingbird  [Tyrannus melancholicus]
The Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) is a large tyrant flycatcher. This bird breeds from southern Arizona and the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the USA through Central America, South America as far as south as central Argentina and western...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tropical_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 27, 2008
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130.  
Tropical Mockingbird  [Mimus gilvus]
The Tropical Mockingbird, Mimus gilvus, is a resident breeding bird from southern Mexico south to northern Brazil, and in the Lesser Antilles and other Caribbean islands. The birds in Panama and Trinidad may have been introduced. The Northern Mockingbird...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tropical_mockingbird/ - Last revised: Nov 13, 2011
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131.  
Turquoise-browed Motmot  [Eumomota superciliosa]
The Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa) is a colourful, medium-sized bird of the motmot family, Momotidae. It inhabits Central America from south-east Mexico (mostly the Yucatán Peninsula), to Costa Rica, where it is common and not considered...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/turquoise_browed_motmot/ - Last revised: Oct 27, 2008
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132.  
Western Gull  [Larus occidentalis]
The Western Gull, Larus occidentalis, is a large white-headed gull that lives on the western coast of North America. It was previously considered conspecific with the Yellow-footed Gull (Larus livens) of the Gulf of California. The Western Gull ranges fro...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_gull/ - Last revised: Apr 29, 2014
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133.  
Western Meadowlark  [Sturnella neglecta]
The Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) is a medium-sized blackbird, very similar in appearance to the Eastern Meadowlark.Adults have yellow underparts, with a black "V" on the breast, and white flanks which are streaked with black. Their upperparts a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_meadowlark/ - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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134.  
White-breasted Nuthatch  [Sitta carolinensis]
The White-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis, is a small songbird.The adult birds are about 155 millimeters (6 inches) long. In the adult male the cap and a band on the upper mantle are black. The rest of the upper parts are a pale blue-gray. The wing...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_breasted_nuthatch/ - Last revised: Feb 13, 2012
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135.  
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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Mar 08, 2016
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136.  
White-throated Sparrow  [Zonotrichia albicollis]
The White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis, is a passerine bird of the American sparrow family Emberizidae.It is a 17 cm long North American species, breeding in central Canada and New England. It nests either on the ground under shrubs or low in...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_throated_sparrow/ - Last revised: Dec 15, 2012
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137.  
Wild Turkey  [Meleagris gallopavo]
The Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is native to North America and is the heaviest member of the Galliformes. It is one of two species of turkey, the other being the Ocellated Turkey, found in Central and South America. Adult Wild Turkeys have a small,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wild_turkey/ - Last revised: Nov 27, 2012
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138.  
Xantus Murrelet
Xantus's Murrelet (Synthliboramphus hypoleucus) is a small seabird found in the California Current system in the Pacific Ocean. This auk breeds on islands off California and Mexico. It is threatened by predators introduced to its breeding colonies and by...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/xantus_murrelet/ - Last revised: Jun 23, 2012
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139.  
Xantus's Murrelet  [Synthliboramphus hypoleucus]
Xantus's Murrelet (Synthliboramphus hypoleucus) is a small seabird found in the California Current system in the Pacific Ocean. This auk breeds on islands off California and Mexico. It is threatened by predators introduced to its breeding colonies and by...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/xantuss_murrelet/ - Last revised: Jun 23, 2012
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140.  
Yellow-throated Warbler  [Setophaga dominica]
The Yellow-throated Warbler, Dendroica dominica, is a small New World warbler. These birds breed in southeastern North America, and their breeding ranges extend from southern Pennsylvania and northern Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico. Two subspecies may be...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/yellow_throated_warbler/ - Last revised: Dec 22, 2011
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