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other uses, see Aves (disambiguation) and Avifauna (disambiguation). Birds (class Aves) are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers
Northern pintail (3,056 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 (2,954 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 (4,474 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
Mourning dove (3,208 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
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
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
Bird migration (7,702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
availability of food. It occurs mainly in the northern hemisphere, where birds are funnelled on to specific routes by natural barriers such as the Mediterranean
Common pochard (339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
overwinter in Great Britain, after the birds retreat from Russia and Scandinavia. These are gregarious birds, forming large flocks in winter, often
Angry Birds (4,309 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
Common blackbird (5,203 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
Great cormorant (1,665 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
Striated heron (779 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 (165 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.
Seabird (7,157 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
Orange-breasted waxbill (301 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
Cattle egret (4,337 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
Bronze mannikin (370 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
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
Grey heron (2,882 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
long, sharply pointed beak is pinkish-yellow and the legs are brown. The birds breed colonially in spring in "heronries", usually building their nests
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
List of birds of Japan (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Japan, this list has been split into two parts: List of Japanese birds: non-passerines List of Japanese birds: passerines List of animals in Japan
Tawny owl (3,336 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
Green-backed twinspot (381 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 (471 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
Grey plover (760 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
Little egret (2,466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australia. In warmer locations, most birds are permanent residents; northern populations, including many European birds, migrate to Africa and southern Asia
Birds of New Zealand (908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
history of long isolation and having no land mammals apart from bats, the birds of New Zealand evolved into an avifauna that included a large number of
Water bird (282 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
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.
Black vulture (4,371 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
Woolly-necked stork (417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
has long red legs and a heavy, blackish bill. Sexes are alike. Juvenile birds are duller versions of the adult. It is a widespread tropical
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
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.
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
Garganey (555 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
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
Black-rumped waxbill (191 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
Yellow bittern (331 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
Goliath heron (1,528 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
Eurasian wigeon (705 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
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
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)
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
Fulvous whistling duck (3,129 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
Velvet-fronted nuthatch (312 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 Tits, Nuthatches
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
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
List of birds of North America (316 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
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
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
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 family Sturnidae. It is found in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Eritrea
Dunlin (766 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
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 family Sturnidae. It is found
Greater flamingo (677 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
Bird-safe (2,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(alternatively bird-proof) objects and surroundings are those safe for captive birds. Birds are smaller than humans and other pets, and therefore more vulnerable
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
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
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
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
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
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
Prehistoric bird (278 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
Bird of prey (2,451 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
Savanna hawk (291 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
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
Cut-throat finch (346 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
List of birds (1,242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of birds by common name, List of extinct birds, Prehistoric birds and Fossil birds This page lists living orders and families of birds. The
Birds of Prey (TV series) (1,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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
Horned screamer (433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The horned screamer (Anhima cornuta) is a member of a small family of birds, the Anhimidae, which occurs in wetlands of tropical South America. There
Greater crested tern (3,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mask. The adults of both sexes are identical in appearance, but juvenile birds are distinctive, with a head pattern like the winter adult, and upperparts
Barn swallow (5,937 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
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 family Sturnidae. It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Japan
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
Stymphalian birds (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Stymphalian birds (Greek: Στυμφαλίδες ὄρνιθες, Stymphalídes órnithes) are a group of birds in Greek mythology. The birds are in a swamp in Stymphalia
Wood thrush (2,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been reported to have one of the most beautiful songs of North American birds. American naturalist Henry David Thoreau wrote: Whenever a man hears it
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.
Black-and-white mannikin (189 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.
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
Grasshopper sparrow (388 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
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
Small minivet (316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Birds of India by Grimmett, Inskipp and Inskipp, ISBN 0-691-04910-6
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
List of birds of North Carolina (6,248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the U.S. state of North Carolina, 473 species of birds have been recorded. These are the bird species that have been sighted in North Carolina and
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
List of Indian state birds (35 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of state birds of the states and union territories of India: List of Indian state animals List of Indian state flowers List of Indian
Wedge-tailed shearwater (1,100 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
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
British Birds (magazine) (370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view 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
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
Song thrush (3,875 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
Eurasian tree sparrow (6,175 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
Northern waterthrush (763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of North American Birds. Reader's Digest. ISBN 0-89577-351-1.  Stiles, F. Gary; Skutch, Alexander F. (1989). A guide to the birds of Costa Rica. Comstock
Lavender waxbill (183 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
List of terms used in bird topography (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(2007). Birds of Costa Rica. Zona Tropical Publication. ISBN 978-0-8014-4587-3.  Zimmerman, Dale A.; Turner, Donald A.; Pearson, David J. (1999). Birds of
Cnemophilidae (366 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
Grey-faced buzzard (1,174 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
Angry Birds Transformers (871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Angry Birds Transformers is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up video game, the tenth installment in the Angry Birds series, a crossover between Angry Birds and
Common chiffchaff (4,063 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
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
Great-billed heron (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The great-billed heron (Ardea sumatrana) is a wading bird of the heron family, resident from southeast Asia to Papua New Guinea and Australia. The
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
White-bellied sea eagle (5,822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a wingspan of up to 2.2 m (7.2 ft), and weigh 4.5 kg (9.9 lb). Immature birds have brown plumage, which is gradually replaced by white until the age of
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 family Sturnidae. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central
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
Golden-olive woodpecker (397 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
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
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
Gadwall (930 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
J. (2006). National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America (5th ed.).  Irish Birds 9 (1): 68. 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
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
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
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
Peregrine falcon (9,003 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
Osprey (4,449 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
Chestnut munia (412 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"
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
Acadian flycatcher (533 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
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
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
White-eyed vireo (530 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
Turkey vulture (4,725 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
Australian magpie (6,286 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
Andean condor (5,085 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
A History of British Birds (4,241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Not to be confused with A History of British Birds (1843) by William Yarrell A History of British Birds is a natural history book by Thomas Bewick, published
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
Antbird (5,062 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
closely related to the wrens, vireos or shrikes. Antbirds are generally small birds with rounded wings and strong legs. They have mostly sombre grey, white
Red-headed vulture (587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
IUCN Red List. Several NSAIDs have been found to be harmful to scavenging birds. Diclofenac, carprofen, flunixin, ibuprofen and phenylbutazone were associated
Angry Birds (video game) (6,460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Angry Birds is a puzzle video game developed by Finnish computer game developer Rovio Mobile that started the Angry Birds franchise. Inspired primarily
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
Green honeycreeper (334 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:
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 family Turdidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African
Pine warbler (372 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
Long-tailed broadbill (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In John Gould's Birds of Asia
Chinese egret (729 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
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
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 family Sturnidae. It is sometimes placed in the genus Sturnia or
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
Red-necked grebe (3,839 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
Daurian starling (130 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
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
African silverbill (1,048 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
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 family Sternidae. It is found near the coastlines of
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.
Baillon's crake (611 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
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
List of historical and fictional birds (1,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of famous birds, real and fictional. The African grey parrot Alex, who, in studies by Dr. Irene Pepperberg, demonstrated an ability
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
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
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
Brambling (585 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
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 (572 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
Ruddy shelduck (1,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or rising, but in Europe they are generally in decline. Altogether, the birds have a wide range and large total population, and the International Union
Pallid harrier (370 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
Yellow-bellied sapsucker (957 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
Swallow-tailed kite (550 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,
Dinosaur (17,766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indicates that birds are modern feathered dinosaurs, having evolved from theropod ancestors during the Jurassic Period. As such, birds were the only dinosaurs
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
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
List of birds of Puerto Rico (5,024 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and scientific names) follow the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 5th edition. The family accounts at the beginning of each
Brown-hooded kingfisher (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.  Brown-hooded kingfisher - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
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
Black-tailed trogon (87 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 endemic birds of Taiwan (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
information about endemism among birds in the World's various zoogeographic zones. For an overview of this subject see Endemism in birds. Birdlife International
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
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
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 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
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
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
The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World is a book by Jim Clements which presents a list of the bird species of the world. It is currently in its
Eurasian wryneck (2,151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as is the case with many birds that nest in holes and a clutch of seven to ten eggs is laid during May and June. These birds get their English name from
Eurasian coot (930 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
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
Birds of Australia (1,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For books with similar titles, see The Birds of Australia (disambiguation). Australia and its offshore islands and territories have 898 recorded
Bar-tailed godwit (830 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
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-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
Hooded pitta (375 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
Willie wagtail (4,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a "core corvine" group that includes true crows and ravens, drongos and birds of paradise. Within this group, fantails are placed either in the family
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
Common house martin (3,457 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
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
Sanderling (1,063 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
Common starling (10,696 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
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
Common ground dove (1,214 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
Bellstane Birds F.C. (74 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bellstane Birds Football Club was a Scottish association football club based in Queensferry, West Lothian. The club was founded in 1882 and disbanded
List of birds of South Texas (202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Texas region of the U.S. state of Texas. Main article: List of birds of Texas This list is incomplete Blue darter Chicken hawk Black-bellied
Bronze-tailed starling (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bronze-tailed starling or bronze-tailed glossy-starling (Lamprotornis chalcurus) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Benin
Purple heron (1,680 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vegetation. About five bluish-green eggs are laid and are incubated by both birds. The young hatch about four weeks later and fledge six weeks after that
Crested bunting (102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The crested bunting (Melophus lathami) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family, from South and Southeast Asia. It is usually considered monotypic
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
Whiskered tern (478 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
Daurian redstart (458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(2008) Bangs (1932), Brazil (2008) BLI (2008) Bangs, Outram (1932): Birds of western China obtained by the Kelley-Roosevelts expedition. Field Mus
Swinhoe's snipe (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 331–332.  BirdLife International. (2006)
Black-bellied seedcracker (176 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
Thick-billed green pigeon (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2013.  Robson, Craig, and Richard Allen. New Holland field guide to the birds of South-East Asia. New Holland Publishers, 2005 http://www.malaysianbirds