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There are few sounds as thrilling as the wail of a Common Loon in the North Woods. But did you know that North America has four other species of loons? So what about their operatic abilities? Let's just say they make worthy attempts, but with less…

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American bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus) is the only species in the family Aegithalidae found in the New World, and the only member of the genus Psaltriparus. In North America, it is referred to simply as “bushtit”. The American bushtit inhabits mixed open…

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The prairie warbler (Setophaga discolor) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. These birds have yellow underparts with dark streaks on the flanks, and olive upperparts with rusty streaks on the back; they have a yellow line above the eye, a…

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The blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata), (Chara Azul), or (Geai Bleu) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States and southern Canada, although western populations may be…

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The whiskered treeswift (Hemiprocne comata) is a species of bird in the Hemiprocnidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland…

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The purple finch (Haemorhous purpureus) is a bird in the finch family, Fringillidae. This species…

The purple finch (Haemorhous purpureus) is a bird in the finch family, Fringillidae. This species and the other “American rosefinches” are placed in the genus Haemorhous by the American Ornithologists’ Union but have usually been included in Carpodacus.…

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The spotted antbird (Hylophylax naevioides) is a species of bird in the Thamnophilidae family. In southern Central America, it is found in Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama; also Colombia and Ecuador of northwestern South America. Its natural…

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The wire-tailed swallow (Hirundo smithii) is a small passerine bird in the swallow family. It has two subspecies: H. s. smithii, which occurs throughout Africa, and H. s. filifera, which is found in southern and southeastern Asia. It is mainly resident,…

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green violetear (Colibri thalassinus)

green violetear (Colibri thalassinus) is a medium-sized, metallic green hummingbird species commonly found in forested areas from Mexico to northern South America. The green violetear belongs to the order Apodiformes. Hummingbirds share this order with…

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The ocellated turkey (Meleagris ocellata) is a species of turkey residing primarily in the Yucatán Peninsula. A relative of the wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) The ocellated turkey lives only in a 130,000 km2 (50,000 sq mi) range in the Yucatán…
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