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Bird (17,168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Avifauna (disambiguation). Birds (class Aves) are feathered, winged, two-legged, warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrates. Birds are characterised by feathers
Northern pintail (3,055 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2008.  "Losing ground: The top 10 common birds in decline" (PDF). Common birds in decline; a state of the birds report, summer 2007. Audubon. Retrieved
Arctic tern (2,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of about 70,900 km (44,100 mi) for birds nesting in Iceland and Greenland and c. 90,000 km (56,000 mi) for birds nesting in the Netherlands. These are
King vulture (4,466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
out that the birds' behavior, as recorded by Bartram, is in complete agreement with the caracara's. For example, Bartram observed the birds following wildfires
Angry Birds (4,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about the overall Angry Birds franchise. For the original video game, see Angry Birds (video game). Angry Birds is a video game franchise created
Paleornithology (127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fossil birds. It is a mix of ornithology and paleontology. Paleornithology began with the discovery of Archaeopteryx. The reptilian relationship of birds and
List of birds of Japan (52 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
large number of bird species in Japan, this list has been split into two parts: List of Japanese birds: non-passerines List of Japanese birds: passerines
Mourning dove (3,226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
abundant and widespread of all North American birds. It is also the leading gamebird, with more than 20 million birds (up to 70 million in some years) shot annually
Dollarbird (388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
slightly duller than the males but the two are overall very similar. Immature birds are much duller than the adults and do not have the blue colouring on their
African yellow white-eye (159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Species text - The Atlas of Southern African Birds
Black-crowned night heron (822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hunting they extend their necks and look more like other wading birds. Immature birds have dull grey-brown plumage on their heads, wings, and backs, with
Great cormorant (1,627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
increasing numbers of birds breeding inland, and many inland fish farms and fisheries now claim to be suffering high losses due to these birds. In the UK each
Euavialae (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
winged birds") is a group of birds which includes all avialan species more closely related to modern birds, than to the primitive, long-tailed birds Archaeopteryx
Common blackbird (5,529 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
valley. Birds from the north of the range winter throughout Europe and around the Mediterranean including Cyprus and North Africa. The introduced birds in
Striated heron (752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
behavior in birds: more notes. Avicultural Magazine 89: 94–108. Greeney, Harold F. & Merino M., Paúl A. (2006): Notes on breeding birds from the Cuyabeno
Magpie mannikin (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Journal 2: 29–36. doi:10.2174/1874453200902010029.  BirdLife Species Factsheet Magpie mannikin - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
List of Indian state birds (52 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of Indian state (and union territory) birds: List of Indian state animals List of Indian state flowers List of Indian state trees http://orissa
Orange-breasted waxbill (300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ornithology Journal 2: 29–36. doi:10.2174/1874453200902010029.  BirdLife International species factsheet Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds
Tawny owl (3,325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predators. This owl is non-migratory and highly territorial. Many young birds starve if they cannot find a vacant territory once parental care ceases
Stymphalian birds (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stymphalian birds (Greek: Στυμφαλίδες ὄρνιθες, Stymphalídes órnithes) are a group of birds in Greek mythology. The Stymphalian Birds are man-eating birds with
Seabird (7,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see Seabird (disambiguation). Seabirds (also known as marine birds) are birds that have adapted to life within the marine environment. While seabirds
Bronze mannikin (368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Open Ornithology Journal 2: 29–36. doi:10.2174/1874453200902010029.  Birds of The Gambia by Barlow, Wacher and Disley, ISBN 1-873403-32-1 BirdLife
Grey plover (793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and white belly. The juvenile and first-winter plumages, held by young birds from fledging until about one year old, are similar to the adult winter
Cattle egret (4,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nests in colonies, usually near bodies of water and often with other wading birds. The nest is a platform of sticks in trees or shrubs. Cattle egrets exploit
Bird of prey (1,994 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Bird of prey (disambiguation). Birds of prey, also known as raptors, hunt and feed on other animals. The term "raptor" is derived
Avian malaria (859 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a parasitic disease of birds. Avian malaria is most notably caused by Plasmodium relictum, a protist that infects birds in all parts of the world
Green-backed twinspot (380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
single pairs, singles, or in groups up to four pairs in a large flight. The birds eat millet, dark leafy greens, fresh bananas, cooked brown rice and mixed
Intermediate egret (501 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all-white plumage, generally dark legs and a thickish yellow bill. Breeding birds may have a reddish or black bill, greenish yellow gape skin, loose filamentous
Eurasian wigeon (672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Checklist of the Birds of the World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.  Dunn, J.; Alderfer, J. (2006). National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America
Winding cisticola (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
& Peter Ryan (2003) Birds of Africa south of the Sahara, Struik, Cape Town. Winding cisticola - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Desert cisticola (92 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Desert cisticola - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Garganey (548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
eyebrow, dark eye line, pale lore spot bordered by a second dark line. These birds feed mainly by skimming rather than upending. The male has a distinctive
Singing cisticola (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Singing cisticola - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Water bird (276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with wading birds) is used to refer to birds that live on or around water. Some definitions apply the term especially to birds in freshwater habitats
Moustached warbler (396 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Africa. It is partially migratory. South west European birds are resident, south east European birds winter in the Mediterranean breeding range, and the
Woolly-necked stork (416 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It has long red legs and heavy blackish bill. Sexes are alike. Juvenile birds are duller versions of the adult. It is a widespread tropical
Black vulture (4,369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1968, Hildegarde Howard separated the Mexican birds as Coragyps occidentalis mexicanus as opposed to the birds from locations farther north (such as Rancho
Black-rumped waxbill (189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-rumped waxbill (Estrilda troglodytes) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Southern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence
Dunlin (760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regions. Birds that breed in northern Europe and Asia are long-distance migrants, wintering south to Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East. Birds that
Tree swallow (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of several thousand birds near roost sites. Flocks near Vacherie, Louisiana were estimated to contain well over 1 million birds during December 2009
Green imperial pigeon (225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
general. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays a single white egg. The birds are not very gregarious, but will form small flocks. Illustration
Goliath heron (1,529 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
eagles frequently pirate food caught by Goliaths, although other large birds such as saddle-billed storks and pelicans may also steal their prey. Prey
Opisthocomidae (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Opisthocomidae is a group of birds, the only named family within the order Opisthocomiformes. The only living representative is the Hoatzin Opisthocomus
Lesser swamp warbler (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are blue-grey and the eyes are brown. Adults of both sexes and juvenile birds are very similar in appearance. The song is rich and melodious, a series
African firefinch (147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata Mangoverde World Bird Guide BirdLife International species factsheet Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds
Asian brown flycatcher (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the plumage ages, and whitish underparts with brown-tinged flanks. Young birds have scaly brown upperparts, head and breast. Although usually treated
Barn owl (6,819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
widely distributed species of owl, and one of the most widespread of all birds. It is also referred to as the common barn owl, to distinguish it from other
List of birds of North America (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lists of birds in the light blue box below are divided by biological family. The lists are based on The AOU Check-list of North American Birds of the American
Black bittern (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
China, Indonesia, and Australia. It is mainly resident, but some northern birds migrate short distances. This is a fairly large species at 58 cm (23 in)
White-tailed hawk (1,208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
19.4–22 cm (7.6–8.7 in) and the tarsus is 8–9.2 cm (3.1–3.6 in). Adult birds are grey above and white below and on the rump, with faint pale grey or
Black hawk-eagle (391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
occasionally, bats and birds. Its popular name in Brazil is "Gavião-pega-macaco", which means "monkey-catching hawk". The birds it takes can be quite large
Fulvous whistling duck (3,105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
annually. These are noisy birds with a clear whistling kee-wee-ooo call given on the ground or in flight. Quarrelling birds also have a harsh repeated
Common pochard (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and spend winter in the southern and west of Europe. These are gregarious birds, forming large flocks in winter, often mixed with other diving ducks such
White-tipped dove (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The dove is about 28 cm (11 in) long and weighs 155 g (5.5 oz). Adult birds of most races have a grey tinge from the crown to the nape, a pale grey
Whistling cisticola (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The whistling cisticola (Cisticola lateralis) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central
Caspian tern (795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
127–145 cm (50–57 in) and a weight of 530–782 g (18.7–27.6 oz). Adult birds have black legs, and a long thick red-orange bill with a small black tip
Bird-safe (3,006 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bird-proof) objects and surroundings are those that are safe for captive birds. Birds are smaller than humans and other pets and therefore are considerably
Barn swallow (5,999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
calls include a sharp siflitt for predators like cats and a flitt-flitt for birds of prey like the hobby. This species is fairly quiet on the wintering grounds
Dinosaur (17,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
groups at the close of the Mesozoic Era. The fossil record indicates that birds evolved from theropod dinosaurs during the Jurassic Period and, consequently
Black-crowned tityra (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-crowned tityra (Tityra inquisitor) is a medium-sized passerine bird. It has traditionally been placed in the cotinga or the tyrant flycatcher
Savanna hawk (292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
white. The legs are yellow. The call is a loud scream keeeeru. Immature birds are similar to the adults but have darker, duller upperparts, paler underparts
Grey heron (1,074 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parts of Africa. It is resident in the milder south and west, but many birds retreat in winter from the ice in colder regions. It has become common in
Splendid starling (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The splendid starling (Lamprotornis splendidus), also known as the splendid glossy-starling, is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found
Oriental hobby (140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are lowland forested areas and woodland. It nests in used nest of other birds either in trees, on building ledges or on cliffs. Adult is rich chestnut
13 Japanese Birds (967 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Japanese Birds is a 15 album series by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was inspired by Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux (Catalog of birds), but
List of birds (1,170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of birds. For a list of birds in history and fiction, see List of historical and fictional birds. For extinct birds, please see List of extinct birds, Prehistoric
Blackburnian warbler (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and in South America, and are very rare vagrants to western Europe. These birds were named after Anna Blackburne, an English botanist. Blackburnian
Chestnut-bellied starling (64 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The chestnut-bellied starling (Lamprotornis pulcher) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Eritrea
Prehistoric bird (196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Prehistoric birds are considered any species of the Aves, and some possible close relatives of more uncertain status, that have become extinct before
Red-faced cisticola (142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The red-faced cisticola (Cisticola erythrops) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi
Turkey vulture (4,731 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
8 to 5.1 lb). Birds in the northern limit of the species' range average larger in size than the vulture from the neotropics. 124 birds from Florida averaged
Song thrush (3,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other perching birds (passerines), it is affected by external and internal parasites and is vulnerable to predation by cats and birds of prey. The
Short-winged cisticola (298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Short-winged cisticola - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Curlew sandpiper (650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asia and in Australasia. It is a vagrant to North America. These birds are small waders, only slightly larger than dunlin at 19.5–21 cm in length
Eurasian tree sparrow (6,150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
patch on each pure white cheek. The sexes are similarly plumaged, and young birds are a duller version of the adult. This sparrow breeds over most of temperate
Cut-throat finch (345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Zimbabwe. Cut-throat finches usually use nests constructed by other birds . A clutch usually consists of 4 to 6 white eggs, which hatch after an incubation
Whimbrel (651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Birds. Collins Pocket Guide. 1998. p. 156.  "Whimbrel". All About Birds. Cornell Lab of Ornithology.  Gill, F
Fork-tailed flycatcher (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
VIREO (Drexel University) Fork-tailed flycatcher Photo at John Kormendy's Birds of Brazil website BirdLife species factsheet for Tyrannus savana Fork-tailed
Avebrevicauda (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Avebrevicauda (meaning "birds with short tails") is a group which includes all avialan species with ten or fewer free vertebrae in the tail. The group
Peregrine falcon (9,293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
differentiated. While its diet consists almost exclusively of medium-sized birds, the peregrine will occasionally hunt small mammals, small reptiles, or
Common chiffchaff (4,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it is subject to predation by mammals, such as cats and mustelids, and birds, particularly hawks of the genus Accipiter. Its large range and population
Black-and-white mannikin (196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Open Ornithology Journal 2: 29–36. doi:10.2174/1874453200902010029.  Black-and-white mannikin - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Bar-breasted firefinch (113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bar-breasted firefinch (Lagonosticta rufopicta) is a common species of estrildid finch found in central Africa. It has an estimated global extent of
Birds of Prey (TV series) (1,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the 1982 BBC serial, see Bird of Prey (TV serial). Birds of Prey is a television drama series produced in 2002. The series was developed by Laeta
Tufted duck (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fuligula) is a small diving duck with a population of close to one million birds. The adult male is all black except for white flanks and a blue-grey bill
Western wood pewee (257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This bird is very similar in appearance to the eastern wood pewee; the two birds were formerly considered to be one species. The call of C. sordidulus is
Golden-olive woodpecker (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(2003): A guide to the birds of Trinidad and Tobago. Christopher Helm, London. ISBN 0-7136-6759-1 Hilty, Steven L. (2003): Birds of Venezuela. Christopher
Scarlet minivet (597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
China, Indonesia, and the Philippines. They are common resident breeding birds in forests and other well-wooded habitats including gardens, especially
Crested owl (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The crested owl (Lophostrix cristata) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is the only species (monotypic), in the genus Lophostrix. The
African silverbill (1,047 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
record of natural hybridization. From Harrison's personal observation of birds in captivity, each of the two forms evinced a preference for its own kind
Grasshopper sparrow (383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Like many grassland birds, this bird's numbers have declined across many parts of its range, including
Small minivet (316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Birds of India by Grimmett, Inskipp and Inskipp, ISBN 0-691-04910-6 Male
Gadwall (916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2006[page needed] Irish Birds 9: 68. 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help) Bishop, K. David (1999). "Preliminary notes on some birds in Bhutan". Forktail
Palm warbler (373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Continental Divide, across Canada and the northeastern United States. These birds migrate to the southeastern United States, the Yucatán Peninsula, islands
Northern waterthrush (761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Birds". The Auk 127 (3): 726–744. doi:10.1525/auk.2010.127.4.966.  Eaton, S. W. (1995). "Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis), The Birds of
Wedge-tailed shearwater (1,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
common at higher latitudes. Northern hemisphere birds begin breeding around February, southern hemisphere birds begin around September. Wedge-tailed shearwaters
Lavender waxbill (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The lavender waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens) is a common species of estrildid finch native to Central Africa and successfully introduced on Hawai'i. It
Barred buttonquail (519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bustard-quail (Turnix suscitator) is a buttonquail, one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, the true quails. This species is resident
Buff-throated foliage-gleaner (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The buff-throated foliage-gleaner (Automolus ochrolaemus) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia
Lavender waxbill (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The lavender waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens) is a common species of estrildid finch native to Central Africa and successfully introduced on Hawai'i. It
Grey-faced buzzard (1,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
frogs, crustaceans, lizards, insects, small rodents and occasionally other birds. They perch on a tree or a utility pole adjacent to an open habitat, such
Jungle myna (327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
normal clutch is three to six eggs. These 23-centimetre (9.1 in) long birds have grey plumage, darker on the head and wings. There are large white wing
Chestnut-winged starling (86 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The chestnut-winged starling (Onychognathus fulgidus) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central
White-shouldered starling (53 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The white-shouldered starling (Sturnia sinensis) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Japan
Orange-cheeked waxbill (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The orange-cheeked waxbill (Estrilda melpoda) is a common species of estrildid finch native to western and central Africa, with an estimated global extent
Cnemophilidae (365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passerine birds which consists of three species found in the mountain forests of New Guinea. They were originally thought to be part of the birds of paradise
Red-necked grebe (3,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to calm waters just beyond the waves around ocean coasts, although some birds may winter on large lakes. Grebes prefer shallow bodies of fresh water such
Scaled antpitta (79 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The scaled antpitta (Grallaria guatimalensis) is a species of bird in the family Grallariidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador
Jameson's firefinch (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  BirdLife International species factsheet Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds
Fawn-coloured lark (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
factsheet - BirdLife International Species text - The Atlas of Southern African Birds BirdLife International (2012). "Mirafra africanoides". IUCN Red List
Antbird (5,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The antbirds are a large family, Thamnophilidae, of passerine birds found across subtropical and tropical Central and South America, from Mexico to Argentina
White-bellied sea eagle (5,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with a wingspan of up to 2.2 m (7 ft), and weigh 4.5 kg (10 lb). Immature birds have brown plumage, which is gradually replaced by white until the age of
Chinese egret (728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mid-May. The period of spring migration is therefore rather short, and most birds are thought to arrive in their Korean breeding colonies without staging
Green honeycreeper (333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1991). A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago (2nd ed.). Comstock Publishing. ISBN 0-8014-9792-2.  Hilty, Steven L (2003). Birds of Venezuela. London:
Lesser blue-eared starling (108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Lesser blue-eared glossy-starling - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds
Baillon's crake (547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
underparts. The downy chicks are black, as with all rails. These birds probe with their bill in mud or shallow water, also picking up food by sight
Common starling (10,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legs are pink and the bill is black in winter and yellow in summer; young birds have browner plumage than the adults. It is a noisy bird, especially in
Variable wheatear (67 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The variable wheatear (Oenanthe picata) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan
Acadian flycatcher (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
water, across the eastern United States and southwestern Ontario. These birds migrate through eastern Mexico and the Caribbean to southern Central America
Guineafowl (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈɡɪnifaʊl/; sometimes called "Original Fowl" or guineahen) are a family of birds in the Galliformes order, although some authorities (for example the American
Common waxbill (998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bregulla (1992) Birds of Vanuatu, Anthony Nelson, Oswestry, England Tony Clarke, Chris Orgill & Tony Dudley (2006) Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic
Little ringed plover (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
turn to incubate the eggs. They are migratory and winter in Africa. These birds forage for food on muddy areas, usually by sight. They eat insects and worms
Australian magpie (6,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
displacing native birds and are now treated as a pest species. Introductions also occurred in the Solomon Islands and Fiji, where the birds are not considered
White-eyed vireo (525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the US Gulf coast and further south are resident, but most North American birds migrate south in winter. This vireo frequents bushes and shrubs in abandoned
Brambling (479 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
head, dark upperparts, orange breast and white belly. Females and younger birds are less distinct, and more similar in appearance to some chaffinches. In
Black-bellied firefinch (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-bellied firefinch (Lagonosticta rara) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence
Chestnut munia (420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which is visible only when it flies. (This distinguishes it from other birds locally called maya, notably the predominantly brownish "mayang simbahan"
House bunting (387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
El Khamlichi, R. 2012. House Bunting finally colonised Tétouan. Moroccan Birds. Online at: http://moroccanbirds.blogspot.com/2012/06/house-bunting-emb
Daurian starling (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore By Allen Jeyarajasingam, Alan Pearson. Strange, M. (2002) A photographic guide to birds of southeast
Brown-chested alethe (86 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The brown-chested alethe (Pseudalethe poliocephala) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African
Snowy egret (521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stiles and Skutch, A guide to the birds of Costa Rica ISBN 0-8014-9600-4 National Geographic, Field Guide to the Birds of North America ISBN 0-7922-6877-6
Black tern (856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
America, some to the open ocean. Old World birds winter in Africa. Unlike the "white" Sterna terns, these birds do not dive for fish, but forage on the wing
Red-throated pipit (363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The red-throated pipit (Anthus cervinus) is a small passerine bird which breeds in the far north of Europe and Asia, with a foothold in northern Alaska
Osprey (4,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
king, Pandion. The osprey differs in several respects from other diurnal birds of prey. Its toes are of equal length, its tarsi are reticulate, and its
Pine warbler (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Setophaga pinus) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. These birds have white bellies, two white wing bars, dark legs and thin, relatively
Red-necked phalarope (794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the female. They have lobed toes to assist with their swimming. Young birds are grey and brown above, with buff underparts and a black patch through
Northern bald ibis (7,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
considered critically endangered. There are believed to be about 500 wild birds remaining in southern Morocco, and fewer than 10 in Syria, where it was
Bar-tailed godwit (837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Birds of the Western Palearctic (Concise ed.). OUP. ISBN 0-19-854099-X.  Heather, Barrie; Robertson, Hugh (2005). The Field Guide to the Birds of
Greater short-toed lark (723 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
supercilium, dark patches on each side of its neck and a dark tail. Some birds in the west of the range have a rufous crown. The sexes are similar. Subspecies
Pygmy wren-babbler (123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions
Black-headed ibis (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Grimmett, Inskipp and Inskipp; Birds of India. ISBN 0-691-04910-6
Long-tailed broadbill (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae) is a species of broadbill that is found in the Himalayas, extending east through Northeastern India to
Bridled tern (545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Audubon Society (1977): The Audubon Society field guide to North American birds, Eastern Region. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. ISBN 0-394-41405-5 Collinson
Hooded pitta (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Durrell Wildlife Park they are in a large walk-through exhibit with birds such as Palawan peacock-pheasants and white-rumped shamas. At San
Common sandpiper (615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Actitis. They are parapatric and replace each other geographically; stray birds of either species may settle down with breeders of the other and hybridize
Townsend's warbler (405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
townsendi) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. These birds have a yellow face with a black stripe across their cheeks extending into
Angry Birds Transformers (802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Birds Transformers is a in a side-scrolling shoot 'em up video game, the tenth installment in the Angry Birds series, a crossover between Angry Birds
Red-tailed tropicbird (298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and islands off Western Australia. They disperse widely after breeding, birds ringed in Hawaii have been recovered as far away as Japan and the Philippines
Andean condor (5,061 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Vultur" redirects here. For the birds known as vultures, see Vulture. The Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) is a South American bird in the New World
Orange-billed sparrow (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The orange-billed sparrow (Arremon aurantiirostris) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. In Central America it is found in Belize, Costa Rica
Chestnut-cheeked starling (69 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The chestnut-cheeked starling (Agropsar philippensis) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is sometimes placed in the genus Sturnia or
Common greenshank (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wikispecies (Common) greenshank - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds. Call of the greenshank (Real Audio soundfile from Sveriges Radio P2) Ageing
Eurasian coot (918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
per season. Usually only a few young survive. They are frequent prey for birds such as herons and gulls. Coots can be very brutal to their own young under
Black-tailed trogon (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-tailed trogon (Trogon melanurus) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is found in humid forest in the Amazon basin, north-western
List of U.S. county birds (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of official birds of United States counties and county-level governments organized by state. Lake County, California - great blue heron
Sanderling (1,057 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
spring, birds migrating north from South America consume large numbers of horseshoe crab eggs in the Delaware Bay area. In spring, the birds arrive on
List of birds on stamps of Jaipur (0 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
v t e Lists of birds on stamps Abu Dhabi Afghanistan Aitutaki Ajman Åland Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Armenia Aruba Australian Antarctic Territory
Little rush warbler (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Little rush warbler/African Sedge Warbler - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Whiskered tern (475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Java to Australia. The tropical forms are resident, but European and Asian birds winter south to Africa and the Indian Subcontinent. This species breeds
Chestnut-breasted nigrita (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The chestnut-breasted nigrita (Nigrita bicolor) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence
Brown booby (477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
form is gray-brown with darkening on the head, wings and tail. While these birds are typically silent, bird watchers have reported occasional sounds similar
Mourning wheatear (300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations are discussed in Baha El Din and Baha El Din (2000). These birds differ from typical halophila in exhibiting less sexual dimorphism, and
Lesser noddy (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The lesser noddy (Anous tenuirostris), also known as the sooty noddy, is a species of tern in the Sternidae family. It is found near the coastlines of
Cinnamon bittern (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
India east to China and Indonesia. It is mainly resident, but some northern birds migrate short distances. This is a small species at 38 cm (15 in) length
White-faced whistling duck (724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
flocks of a thousand or more birds arriving at dawn are an impressive sight. As the name implies, these are noisy birds with a clear three-note whistling
Common black hawk (567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their tail and are larger in size. Sexes are similar, but immature birds are dark brown above with spotting and streaks. Their underparts are buff
Swallow-tailed kite (545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
building the nest. Sometimes a high-pitched chirp is emitted, though the birds mostly remain silent. The swallow-tailed kite feeds on small reptiles,
British Birds (magazine) (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Birds is a monthly ornithology magazine that was established in 1907. It is now published by BB 2000 Ltd, which is wholly owned by The British Birds Charitable
Pallid harrier (369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
41–54.  Pallid harrier species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds Iran's Birds - Pallid Harrier (in Persian) BirdLife species factsheet for Circus
Black-bellied seedcracker (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-bellied seedcracker (Pyrenestes ostrinus) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence
Orchard oriole (722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
migrating birds in southern Mexico. Bird Conservation International 17(1): 45-61. doi:10.1017/S0959270906000554 PDF full text Hilty, Steven L. (2003): Birds of
Greater flamingo (832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hatch was in 1959 at Zoo Basel. In Zoo Basel's breeding program over 400 birds have been hatched with an average of between 20 and 27 per year since 2000
White-bellied storm petrel (77 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The white-bellied storm petrel (Fregetta grallaria) is a species of seabird in the Hydrobatidae family. It is found in Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil
Steppe eagle (765 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
eagle, and it has a pale throat which is lacking in that species. Immature birds are less contrasted than adults, but both show a range of variation in plumage
Yellow bittern (351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
east to Japan and Indonesia. It is mainly resident, but some northern birds migrate short distances. It has been recorded as a vagrant in Alaska and
Yellow-bellied sapsucker (956 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are well concealed. Both birds share in hatching. They will mate with the same partner from year to year, as long as both birds survive. They sometimes
Eurasian hobby (807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1928). Fauna of British India. Birds. Volume 5 (2 ed.). Taylor and Francis, London. pp. 41–45.  Jerdon, TC (1864). The birds of India. Volume 1. George Wyman
Green-backed tit (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The green-backed tit (Parus monticolus) is a species of bird in the Paridae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Burma, Nepal
List of birds on stamps of India (0 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
v t e Lists of birds on stamps Abu Dhabi Afghanistan Aitutaki Ajman Åland Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Armenia Aruba Australian Antarctic Territory
Great crested grebe (678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) is a member of the grebe family of water birds noted for its elaborate mating display. The great crested grebe is the
Black-faced firefinch (128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-faced firefinch (Lagonosticta larvata) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence
Common ground dove (1,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
p. trochila (Bonaparte 1855): Found on St. Lucia and Martinique. These birds have a greyish green colouration on their chest and have chestnut tail feathers
Black-banded woodcreeper (125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The black-banded woodcreeper (Dendrocolaptes picumnus) is a species of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily, the woodcreepers. It is found in Argentina
Orange-winged pytilia (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  BirdLife International species factsheet Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds
White-crested laughingthrush (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The white-crested laughingthrush (Garrulax leucolophus) is a member of the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in forest and scrub from the Himalayan foothills
Common house martin (3,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
colonies. It is hunted by the Eurasian hobby (Falco subbuteo), and like other birds is affected by internal parasites and external fleas and mites, although
Blue-cheeked bee-eater (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Blue-cheeked bee-eaters may nest solitarily or in loose colonies of up to ten birds. They may also nest in colonies with European bee-eaters. The nests are
Red-throated twinspot (190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
http://www.phthiraptera.org/Birds/Passeriformes/Estrildidae.html Image at ADW Redthroated Twinspot - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Southern beardless tyrannulet (683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guide to the birds of Trinidad and Tobago (2nd edition). Comstock Publishing, Ithaca, N.Y. ISBN 0-8014-9792-2 Hilty, Steven L. (2003): Birds of Venezuela
Rock wren (255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bird builds a cup nest in a crevice or cavity, usually among rocks. These birds are permanent residents in the south of their range, but northern populations
White-necked puffbird (313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Garrigues, Richard; Dean, Robert (2007). The Birds of Costa Rica. Ithaca: Zona Tropical/Comstock/Cornell University Press.
Yellow-cheeked tit (72 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The yellow-cheeked tit (Parus spilonotus) is a species of bird in the Paridae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, India, Laos
Red-eyed vireo (1,027 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Haemoproteus and trypanosomans might affect these birds not infrequently, as was noted in studies of birds caught in Parque Nacional de La Macarena and near
Striated grassbird (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The striated grassbird (Megalurus palustris) is an "Old World warbler" species in the family Locustellidae. It was formerly placed in the Sylviidae. It
Lesser kestrel (799 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
black malar stripe, and has grey patches in the wings. The female and young birds are slightly paler than their relative, but are so similar that call and
Kurrichane thrush (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Kurrichane thrush - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
Eurasian blackcap (5,215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for some time after leaving the nest. The blackcap is a partial migrant; birds from the colder areas of its range winter in scrub or trees in northwestern