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Abert's Towhee  [Melozone aberti]
The Abert's Towhee (Pipilo aberti) is a bird of the family Emberizidae, native to a small range in southwestern North America, generally the lower Colorado River and Gila River watersheds, nearly endemic to Arizona, but also present in small parts of Cali...
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Acadian Flycatcher  [Empidonax virescens]
The Acadian Flycatcher or Green-crested Flycatcher, Empidonax virescens, is a small insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family. Adults have olive upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with whitish underparts; they have a white eye ring, white...
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American Crow  [Corvus brachyrhynchos]
The American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos, is a large passerine bird species of the Corvidae family. It is a common bird found throughout much of North America. It is one of several species of corvid which are entirely black in color, though it can be dist...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_crow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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American Dipper  [Cinclus mexicanus]
The American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus), also known as a Water Ouzel, is a stocky dark grey bird with a head sometimes tinged with brown, and white feathers on the eyelids cause the eyes to flash white as the bird blinks. It is 16.5 cm long and weighs on...
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American Goldfinch  [Spinus tristis]
The Eastern or American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis), also known as the Wild Canary, is a North American bird in the finch family. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada to North Carolina during the breeding season, and from just south of the Cana...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_goldfinch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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American Pipit  [Anthus rubescens]
The Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens) is a small passerine bird. It has two distinctive subspecies: The American Pipit, A. r. rubescens, breeds in northern North America, extending further south in mountainous areas. The Japanese Pipit, A. r. japonicu...
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American Redstart  [Setophaga ruticilla]
The American Redstart, Setophaga ruticilla, is a New World warbler. They breed in North America, across southern Canada and the eastern USA.These birds are migratory, wintering in Central America, the West Indies, and northern South America. They are very...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_redstart/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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American Robin  [Turdus migratorius]
The American Robin (Turdus migratorius) is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. The similarity between the orange-red coloring of its breast to that of the smaller and unrelated European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) led to its common name. The America...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_robin/ - Last revised: May 14, 2018
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American Tree Creeper  [Certhia americana]
The Brown Creeper (Certhia americana), also known as the American Tree Creeper, is a small songbird, the only North American member of the treecreeper family Certhiidae.Adults are brown on the upperparts with light spotting, resembling a piece of tree bar...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_tree_creeper/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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American Tree Sparrow  [Spizella arborea]
The American Tree Sparrow, Spizella arborea, is a medium-sized sparrow. Adults have a rusty cap and grey underparts with a small dark spot on the breast. They have a rusty back with lighter stripes, brown wings with white bars and a slim tail. Their face...
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Apapane  [Himatione sanguinea]
The 'Apapane (Himatione sanguinea) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.It is endemic to Hawai?i. Just like the Iiwi, a native bird to the Hawaiian Islands, the feathers of the Apapane were once used to adorn the chief's clothes like cloaks, h...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/apapane/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Arctic Warbler  [Phylloscopus borealis]
The Arctic Warbler, Phylloscopus borealis, is a widespread leaf warbler in birch or mixed birch forest near water throughout its breeding range in Fennoscandia and northern Asia. It has established a foothold in North America, breeding in Alaska.The nest...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/arctic_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Ash-throated Flycatcher  [Myiarchus cinerascens]
The Ash-throated Flycatcher, Myiarchus cinerascens, is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds in desert scrub, riparian forest, brushy pastures and open woodland from the western United States to central Mexico. It is a short-distance...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ash_throated_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Asian Pied Starling  [Sturnus contra]
in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The Asian Pied Starling (Gracupica contra), also known as Pied Myna, is a species of starling found in South and Southeast Asia. The taxonomic position has changed with it being placed with the Sturnus in the past.(Zuccon e...
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Bahama Mockingbird  [Mimus gundlachii]
The Bahama Mockingbird (Mimus gundlachii) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Jamaica, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the United States. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, sub...
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Bahama Yellowthroat  [Geothlypis rostrata]
The Bahama Yellowthroat, Geothlypis rostrata, is a New World warbler. It is a resident breeder endemic to the Bahamas. It is closely related to Common Yellowthroat, Altamira Yellowthroat and Belding's Yellowthroat, with which it forms a superspecies, and...
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Baird's Sparrow  [Ammodramus bairdii]
These birds have a large bill, a large flat head and a short forked tail. They have brown upper parts and white underparts, with streaking on the back, breast, and flanks. The face, nape, and crown stripe are yellowish.Their breeding habitat is tall grass...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bairds_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Baltimore Oriole  [Icterus galbula]
The Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula, is a small icterid blackbird which is 18 cm long and weighs 34 g. This bird received its name from the fact that the male's colors resemble those on the coat-of-arms of Lord Baltimore. The Baltimore Orioles, an Ameri...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/baltimore_oriole/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Bananaquit  [Coereba flaveola]
The Bananaquit, Coereba flaveola, is a passerine bird first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 as Certhia flaveola. It was reclassified as the only member of the genus Coereba by Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot in 1809.. Prior to 2005 the Ban...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bananaquit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Barn Swallow  [Hirundo rustica]
The Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) is a small migratory passerine bird found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. It has a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is often just called Swallow in Europe, although the term 'swallow' refe...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/barn_swallow/ - Last revised: May 14, 2018
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Bay-breasted Warbler  [Setophaga castanea]
The Bay-breasted Warbler, Dendroica castanea , is a New World warbler. They breed in northern North America, specifically in Canada, into the Great Lakes region, and into northern New England. These birds are migratory, wintering in northwest South Americ...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bay_breasted_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Belding's Yellowthroat  [Geothlypis beldingi]
The Belding's Yellowthroat, Geothlypis beldingi, is a New World warbler. It is a resident breeder endemic to southern Baja California, Mexico.It is closely related to Common Yellowthroat, Altamira Yellowthroat and Bahama Yellowthroat, with which it forms...
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Bell's Vireo  [Vireo bellii]
The Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii) is a small North American songbird. It is 4-3/4 to 5 inches (12-13 cm) in length, dull olive-gray above and whitish below. It has a faint white eye ring and faint wing bars. The Bell's Vireo makes a well-camouflaged nest bu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bells_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Bewick's Wren  [Thryomanes bewickii]
The Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii) is a wren native to North America. At about 14cm long, it is gray-brown above, white below, with a long white eyebrow. While similar in appearance to the Carolina Wren, it has a long tail that is tipped in white. Th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bewicks_wren/ - Last revised: Mar 11, 2019
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Black Phoebe  [Sayornis nigricans]
The Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) is a distinctive tyrant flycatcher native to western North America, ranging from southwestern Oregon and California to west Texas and northern Mexico.In South America, the Black Phoebe is a bird of the Andes mountain...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_phoebe/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black Rosy-Finch  [Leucosticte atrata]
The Black Rosy Finch (or Black Rosy-finch), Leucosticte atrata, is a medium-sized finch.Adults are black on the head, back and breast with pink on the belly, rump and wings. There is a patch of grey at the back of the head. They have short black legs and...
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Black-and-white Warbler  [Mniotilta varia]
The Black-and-white Warbler, Mniotilta varia, is a small New World warbler. It breeds in northern and eastern North America from southern Canada to Florida.This species is migratory, wintering in Florida, Central America and the West Indies down to Peru....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_and_white_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-billed Magpie  [Pica hudsonia]
The Black-billed Magpie is a bird in the crow family that inhabits the western half of North America, from Central Western British Columbia to Southern Manitoba, Kansas, and Nevada. There is also a separate population in Southern Alaska. Externally, it is...
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Black-capped Chickadee  [Poecile atricapillus]
The Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) is a small, common songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae.Often, it is still placed in the genus Parus with most other tits, but mtDNA cytochrome b sequence data and morphology suggest that s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_capped_chickadee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-capped Gnatcatcher  [Polioptila nigriceps]
The Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Polioptila nigriceps, is a very small songbird.Adults are blue-grey on the upperparts with white underparts, with a long slender bill and a long black tail with white outer tailbands on the uppertail. The undertail is extensi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_capped_gnatcatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-chinned Sparrow  [Spizella atrogularis]
The Black-chinned Sparrow, Spizella atrogularis, is a small sparrow. This passerine bird is generally found in chaparral, sagebrush, arid scrublands, and brushy hillsides, breeding in the Southwestern United States (western Texas to southern California),...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_chinned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-faced Grassquit  [Tiaris bicolor]
The Black-faced Grassquit, Tiaris bicolor, is a small bird formerly placed with the Emberizidae. It is now recognized as a tanager closely related to Darwins finches. It breeds in the West Indies except Cuba, on Tobago but not Trinidad, and along the nort...
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Black-headed Grosbeak  [Pheucticus melanocephalus]
The Black-headed Grosbeak, Pheucticus melanocephalus, is a medium-size seed-eating bird in the same family as the Northern Cardinal, the Cardinalidae. It is sometimes considered conspecific with the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, P. ludovicianus, with which it h...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_headed_grosbeak/ - Last revised: May 07, 2019
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Black-throated Blue Warbler  [Setophaga caerulescens]
The Black-throated Blue Warbler, Dendroica caerulescens, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.Adult males have white underparts with black throat, face and flanks; the upperparts are deep blue; immature males are similar with upperparts mor...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_throated_blue_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-throated Gray Warbler  [Setophaga nigrescens]
The Black-throated Gray Warbler (Dendroica nigrescens) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.These birds have a black crown, a white face, a thin pointed bill, white wing bars, grey upperparts with black streaks on their back and white under...
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Black-throated Green Warbler  [Setophaga virens]
The Black-throated Green Warbler, Dendroica virens, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.It is 12 cm long and weighs 9 g, and has an olive-green crown, a yellow face with olive markings, a thin pointed bill, white wing bars, an olive-green...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_throated_green_warbler/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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Black-throated Sparrow  [Amphispiza bilineata]
The Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) is a small sparrow primarily found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. It is sometimes referred to as the Desert Sparrow, due to its preferred habitat of arid desert hillsides and scrub.The Black...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_throated_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-whiskered Vireo  [Vireo altiloquus]
The Black-whiskered Vireo, Vireo altiloquus, is a small passerine bird, which breeds in southern Florida, USA, and the West Indies as far south as the offshore islands of Venezuela. It is a partial migrant, with northern birds wintering from the Greater A...
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Blackburnian Warbler  [Setophaga fusca]
The Blackburnian Warbler, Dendroica fusca , is a small New World warbler. They breed in eastern North America, from southern Canada, westwards to the southern Canadian Prairies, the Great Lakes region and New England, to North Carolina. Blackburnian Warbl...
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Blackpoll Warbler  [Setophaga striata]
The Blackpoll Warbler, Dendroica striata , is a New World warbler. These birds breed in northern North America, from Alaska, through most of Canada, and into the Great Lakes region and New England.These birds are migratory, wintering in northwestern South...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blackpoll_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Blue Grosbeak  [Passerina caerulea]
Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea, formerly Guiraca caerulea)*, is a medium-sized seed-eating bird in the same family as the Northern Cardinal, "tropical" or New World buntings, and "cardinal-grosbeaks" or New World grosbeaks.The Blue Grosbeak is a migrat...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_grosbeak/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Blue Jay  [Cyanocitta cristata]
The Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird, and a member of the family Corvidae native to North America. It belongs to the "blue" or American jays, which are, among the Corvidae, not closely related to other jays. It is adaptable, aggressive a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_jay/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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Blue Mockingbird  [Melanotis caerulescens]
The Blue Mockingbird (Melanotis caerulescens) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is found in Mexico and the United States. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and heavily degrad...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_mockingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Blue Tit  [Parus caeruleus]
The Blue Tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, is a 10.5 to 12 cm (4.2 to 4.8 inches,) long passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is a widespread and common resident breeder throughout temperate and subarctic Europe and western Asia in deciduous or mixed woodl...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_tit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  [Polioptila caerulea]
The Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea, is a very small songbird.Adults are blue-grey on the upperparts with white underparts, with a long slender bill and a long black tail. They have a white eye ring.Their breeding habitat is open deciduous wood...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_gray_gnatcatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Blue-headed Vireo  [Vireo solitarius]
The Blue-headed Vireo, Vireo solitarius, is a small songbird.Adults are mainly olive on the upperparts with white underparts and yellowish flanks; they have a grey head, dark eyes with white "spectacles" and white wing bars. They have a stout bill and thi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_headed_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Blue-winged Warbler  [Vermivora cyanoptera]
The Blue-winged Warbler, Vermivora pinus, is a fairly common New World warbler, 11.5 cm long and weighing 8.5 g. It breeds in eastern North America in southern Ontario and the eastern USA. Its range is extending northwards, where it is replacing the very...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_winged_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Bluethroat  [Luscinia svecica]
The Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica), is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It, and similar small European species, are...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bluethroat/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Boat-tailed Grackle  [Quiscalus major]
The Boat-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus major) is a large blackbird. It is a permanent resident breeding bird on the coasts of the southeastern USA.It is found in coastal saltwater marshes, and, in Florida, also on inland waters. The nest is a well-concealed c...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/boat_tailed_grackle/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Bobolink  [Dolichonyx oryzivorus]
The Bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus, is a small New World blackbird and the only member of genus Dolichonyx.Adults are 16-18 cm long with short finch-like bills. Adult males are mostly black, although they do display creamy napes, and white scapulars, low...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bobolink/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Boreal Chickadee  [Poecile hudsonicus]
The Boreal Chickadee (Poecile hudsonicus, formerly Parus hudsonicus) is a small songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. Adults are 12.5"?14.5 cm long with a weight of 7"?12.4 g. They have grey-brown upperparts with a brown cap and greyish wi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/boreal_chickadee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Botteri's Sparrow  [Peucaea botterii]
The Botteri's Sparrow, Aimophila botterii, is a medium-sized sparrow.This passerine bird is primarily found in Mexico, with a breeding range that extends into the southeastern tip of the U.S. state of Arizona, and a small non-migratory population in the s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/botteris_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Brewer's Blackbird  [Euphagus cyanocephalus]
The Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) is a medium-sized blackbird.Adults have a pointed bill. Adult males have black plumage; the female is dark grey. The male has a bright yellow eye; the female's is dark. They resemble the eastern member of th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brewers_blackbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Brewer's Sparrow  [Spizella breweri]
Spizella breweri is a small, slim species of American sparrow in the family Emberizidae.Adults have grey-brown backs and brown crowns, both with dark streaks, and a pale eye-ring. Their wings are brown with light wing bars and the underparts are pale grey...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brewers_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Bridled Titmouse  [Baeolophus wollweberi]
The Bridled Titmouse, Baeolophus wollweberi, is a small songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae.These birds have grey upperparts and white underparts with a white face with black striping, a grey crest, a black throat, and a short stout bill....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bridled_titmouse/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Bronzed Cowbird  [Molothrus aeneus]
The Bronzed Cowbird (once known as the Red-eyed Cowbird), Molothrus aeneus, is a small icterid.It breeds from the southern U.S. states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana south through Central America to Panama.The male Bronzed Cowbir...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bronzed_cowbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Brown Creeper  [Certhia americana]
The Brown Creeper (Certhia americana), also known as the American Tree Creeper, is a small songbird, the only North American member of the treecreeper family Certhiidae.Adults are brown on the upperparts with light spotting, resembling a piece of tree bar...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_creeper/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Brown Shrike  [Lanius cristatus]
Adult in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Immature in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The Brown Shrike, Lanius cristatus is a small passerine bird in the shrike family. It was formerly often considered conspecific with the closely-related Red-backed Shrike, L. c...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_shrike/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Brown Thrasher  [Toxostoma rufum]
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http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_thrasher/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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Brown-backed Solitaire  [Myadestes occidentalis]
The Brown-backed Solitaire (Myadestes occidentalis) is a thrush, a member of the family Turdidae. As a member of the genus Myadestes, the Brown-backed Solitaire is closely related to other thrushes sharing the common name of "solitaire." It is medium-size...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_backed_solitaire/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Brown-capped Rosy-Finch  [Leucosticte australis]
The Brown-capped Rosy Finch (or Brown-capped Rosy-finch), Leucosticte australis, is a medium-sized finch.Adults are brown on the head, back, and breast with pink on the belly, rump, and wings. The forehead is black. They have short black legs and a long f...
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Brown-crested Flycatcher  [Myiarchus tyrannulus]
The Brown-crested Flycatcher, Myiarchus tyrannulus, is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds in open woodland from southern California, southern Nevada, central Arizona, and southern Texas southward to Argentina and Bolivia, and on T...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_crested_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Brown-headed Cowbird  [Molothrus ater]
The Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) is a small icterid.Adults have a short finch-like bill and dark eyes. The adult male is mainly iridescent black with a brown head. The adult female is grey with a pale throat and fine streaking on the underparts.B...
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Brown-headed Nuthatch  [Sitta pusilla]
The Brown-headed Nuthatch, Sitta pusilla, is a small (approx. 3.5 inch) songbird found in pine forests throughout the Southeastern United States; there is also a dwindling population in the Bahamas. The bird, like other nuthatches, possesses a sharp black...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_headed_nuthatch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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65.  
Buff-breasted Flycatcher  [Empidonax fulvifrons]
The Buff-breasted Flycatcher, Empidonax fulvifrons is a small insect-eating bird. It is the smallest Empidonax flycatcher, with typical size ranging from 11.5-13 cm. Adults have olive gray upperparts, and darker coloration on the wings and tail; they have...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/buff_breasted_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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66.  
Bullock's Oriole  [Icterus bullockii]
The Bullock's Oriole, Icterus bullockii, is a small blackbird. At one time, this species and the Baltimore Oriole were considered to be a single species, the Northern Oriole. Adults have a pointed bill. The adult male is orange on the underparts, face and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bullocks_oriole/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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67.  
Bushtit  [Psaltriparus minimus]
The Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus) is a long-tailed tit found in North America. It is the only species in the family found in the New World, and the only member of the genus Psaltriparus.Bushtits inhabit mixed open woodlands, often containing oaks and a s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bushtit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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68.  
Cactus Wren  [Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus]
The Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) is the largest North American wren, and is 18-23 cm (7-9 inches) long.Unlike the smaller wrens, the Cactus Wren is easily seen. It has the loud voice characteristic of wrens. The Cactus Wren is much less s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cactus_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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69.  
California Gnatcatcher  [Polioptila californica]
The California Gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica), is a small 10.8 cm (4.25 inches) long insectivorous bird which frequents dense coastal sage scrub growth. This species was recently split from the similar Black-tailed Gnatcatcher of the Sonoran and Chi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/california_gnatcatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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70.  
California Thrasher  [Toxostoma redivivum]
The California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum) is a large thrasher found primarily in chaparral habitat in California and Baja California. Similar to the Crissal and Le Conte's Thrashers in habit, the California Thrasher is the only species of Toxostoma th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/california_thrasher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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71.  
California Towhee  [Melozone crissalis]
The California Towhee, Pipilo crissalis, is a bird of the family Emberizidae, native to the coastal regions of western Oregon and California in the United States and Baja California Sur in Mexico.The taxonomy of this species has been debated. At the highe...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/california_towhee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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72.  
Canada Warbler  [Cardellina canadensis]
The Canada Warbler, Wilsonia canadensis, is a small 13 cm long songbird of the New World warbler family. These birds have yellow underparts, blue-grey upperparts and pink legs; they also have yellow eye-rings and thin, pointed bills. Adult males have blac...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/canada_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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73.  
Canyon Towhee  [Melozone fusca]
The Canyon Towhee or Brown Towhee, Pipilo fuscus, is a bird of the family Emberizidae. It is native to lower-lying areas from Arizona, southern Colorado, and western Texas south to northwestern Oaxaca, Mexico, mostly avoiding the coasts.The taxonomy of th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/canyon_towhee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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74.  
Canyon Wren  [Catherpes mexicanus]
The Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus) is a small North American wren, and is about 14.5 cm (5.75 inches) long. It ranges from far southern British Columbia and Montana south through much of Mexico to western Chiapas and east to Oklahoma and Texas. It is t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/canyon_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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75.  
Cape May Warbler  [Setophaga tigrina]
The Cape May Warbler, Dendroica tigrina, is a small New World warbler. It breeds in northern North America. Its breeding habitat spans across all but the westernmost parts of southern Canada, and into the Great Lakes region and New England. It is migrator...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cape_may_warbler/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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76.  
Carolina Chickadee  [Poecile carolinensis]
The Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis is a small songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. Often, it is still placed in the genus Parus with most other tits, but mtDNA cytochrome b sequence data and morphology suggest that separating Poe...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/carolina_chickadee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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77.  
Carolina Wren  [Thryothorus ludovicianus]
The Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) is a common species of wren resident in the eastern half of the USA, the extreme south of Ontario and Quebec, Canada, and the extreme northeast of Mexico. A distinct population in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexic...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/carolina_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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78.  
Cassin's Finch  [Carpodacus cassinii]
The Cassin's Finch, Carpodacus cassinii, is a medium-sized finch of the Rosefinch genus.Adults have a short forked brown tail and brown wings. They have a longer bill than the Purple Finch. Adult males are raspberry red on the head, breast, back and rump;...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cassins_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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79.  
Cassin's Kingbird  [Tyrannus vociferans]
The Cassin's Kingbird, Tyrannus vociferans, is a large Tyrant flycatcher.Adults have a gray head with slightly darker cheeks; a dark unforked tail with a buffy fringe and gray-olive underparts. They have a pale throat and deep yellow lower breast.Juvenile...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cassins_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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80.  
Cassin's Sparrow  [Peucaea cassinii]
The Cassin's Sparrow (Spanish: Zacatonero de Cassin), Aimophila cassinii, is a medium-sized sparrow.This passerine bird's range is primarily along the United States/Mexico border, with a breeding range that extends through the Great Plains states up to th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cassins_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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81.  
Cassin's Vireo  [Vireo cassinii]
Cassin's Vireo (Vireo cassinii) is a small North American songbird, ranging from southern British Columbia in Canada through the western coastal states of the United States. This bird does migrate for the winter months from southern Arizona-(the Sonoran D...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cassins_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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82.  
Cave Swallow  [Petrochelidon fulva]
The Cave Swallow, Petrochelidon fulva, belonging to the same genus as the more familiar and widespread Cliff Swallow of North America, occurs in Mexico and the Greater Antilles, with fall and winter vagrants reaching the East and Gulf Coasts of the U.S..T...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cave_swallow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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83.  
Cedar Waxwing  [Bombycilla cedrorum]
The Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) is a member of the family Bombycillidae or waxwing family of passerine birds. It breeds in open wooded areas in North America, principally southern Canada and the northern United States.It is 16.5 cm in length and w...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cedar_waxwing/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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84.  
Cerulean Warbler  [Setophaga cerulea]
The Cerulean Warbler, Dendroica cerulea, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. Adult males have pale cerulean blue upperparts and white underpants with a black necklace across the breast; they also have black streaks on the back and flanks....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cerulean_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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85.  
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  [Poecile rufescens]
The Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Poecile rufescens, formerly Parus rufescens) is a small passerine bird in the tit family Paridae.It is found in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and western Canada, from southern Alaska to southwestern California....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chestnut_backed_chickadee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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86.  
Chestnut-collared Longspur  [Calcarius ornatus]
The Chestnut-collared Longspur, Calcarius ornatus, is a small ground-feeding bird from the family Emerizidae which also contains the American sparrows. Overview These birds have a short conical bill, a streaked back and a white tail with a dark tip. In br...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chestnut_collared_longspur/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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87.  
Chestnut-sided Warbler  [Setophaga pensylvanica]
The Chestnut-sided Warbler, Dendroica pensylvanica, is a New World warbler. They breed in eastern North America and in southern Canada. They also breed in the Great Lakes region and in the eastern USA.These birds are migratory, wintering in Central Americ...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chestnut_sided_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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88.  
Chihuahuan Raven  [Corvus cryptoleucus]
The Chihuahuan Raven (Corvus cryptoleucus), formerly known as the American White-necked Raven, has the proportions of a Common Raven with a heavy bill, but is about the same size as a Carrion Crow, or slightly larger (44-51 cm in length) than the American...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chihuahuan_raven/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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89.  
Chipping Sparrow  [Spizella passerina]
The Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina, is a small sparrow. Its breeding habitat is wooded areas, suburban parks, and farmland across most of North America. It usually nests in trees, coniferous or deciduous, or sometimes on the ground. The Chipping Spa...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chipping_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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90.  
Clark's Nutcracker  [Nucifraga columbiana]
The Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana), is a large passerine bird, in the family Corvidae. It is slightly smaller than its Eurasian relative Spotted Nutcracker (N. caryocatactes). It is ashy-grey all over except for the black-and-white wings and ce...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/clarks_nutcracker/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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91.  
Clay-colored Sparrow  [Spizella pallida]
The Clay-colored Sparrow, Spizella pallida, is a small sparrow of North America. Overview Adults have light brown upperparts and pale underparts, with darker streaks on the back. They have a pale crown stripe on a dark brown crown, a white line over the e...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/clay_colored_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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92.  
Cliff Swallow  [Petrochelidon pyrrhonota]
The Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) is a member of the passerine bird family Hirundinidae — the swallows and martins.It breeds in North America and Mexico, and is migratory, wintering in southern South America. This species is a very rare vagrant...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cliff_swallow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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93.  
Coal Tit  [Parus ater]
The Coal Tit, Periparus ater, is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is a widespread and common resident breeder throughout Europe, Asia and northern Africa. It is resident, and most birds do not migrate. The Coal Tit is 10"?11.5 cm in length,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/coal_tit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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94.  
Cobb's Wren  [Troglodytes cobbi]
Cobb's Wren (Troglodytes cobbi) is a fairly small (12-13.5 cm) wren which is endemic to the Falkland Islands. It was formerly classified as a subspecies of the House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) but is now commonly considered to be a separate species due to d...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cobbs_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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95.  
Common Chaffinch  [Fringilla coelebs]
The Chaffinch, Fringilla coelebs, is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae, also called a spink. Its large double white wing bars, white tail edges and greenish rump easily identify this 14-16 cm long species. The breeding male is unmist...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_chaffinch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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96.  
Common Grackle  [Quiscalus quiscula]
The Common Grackle, Quiscalus quiscula, is a large icterid.The 32 cm long adult has a long dark bill, a pale yellowish eye and a long tail; its plumage is an iridescent black, or purple on the head. The adult female is slightly smaller and less glossy.The...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_grackle/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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97.  
Common Myna  [Acridotheres tristis]
The Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis), is a myna, a member of the starling family. This bird is a common resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from Afghanistan to India and Sri Lanka. It is also known as the Indian Myna and as the Talking Myna for i...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_myna/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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98.  
Common Raven  [Corvus corax]
The Common Raven (Corvus corax), also known as the Northern Raven, is a large all-black passerine bird in the crow family. Found across the northern hemisphere, it is the most widely distributed of all corvids. There are eight known subspecies with little...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_raven/ - Last revised: Jan 29, 2019
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99.  
Common Redpoll  [Acanthis flammea]
The Common Redpoll, Carduelis flammea, is a species in the finch family. It breeds somewhat further south than the Arctic Redpoll, also in habitats with thickets or shrubs. Nominate C. f. flammea (Mealy Redpoll) breeds across the northern parts of North A...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_redpoll/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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100.  
Common Yellowthroat  [Geothlypis trichas]
The Common Yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas, is a New World warbler. They are abundant breeders in North America, ranging from southern Canada to central Mexico.Northern races are migratory, wintering in the southern parts of the breeding range, Central A...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_yellowthroat/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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101.  
Connecticut Warbler  [Oporornis agilis]
The Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. These 15 cm long birds have light yellow underparts and olive upperparts; they have a light eye ring, pink legs, a long tail, pale wing bars and a thin pointed b...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/connecticut_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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102.  
Cordilleran Flycatcher  [Empidonax occidentalis]
The Cordilleran Flycatcher, Empidonax occidentalis is a small insect-eating bird. It is a small Empidonax flycatcher, with typical size ranging from 13-17 cm.Adults have olive-gray upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with yellowish underparts; they...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cordilleran_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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103.  
Couch's Kingbird  [Tyrannus couchii]
The Couch's Kingbird, Tyrannus couchii, is a passerine tyrant flycatcher of the kingbird genus. It is found from southern Texas along the Gulf Coast to the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, Belize and northern Guatemala. It is also found in the lower stretches...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/couchs_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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104.  
Crested Myna  [Acridotheres cristatellus]
The Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus) is a kind of bird native to southeastern China and Indochina. Around 1890, the Crested Myna was introduced into the Vancouver region of British Columbia. It was initially successful, reaching a population in th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/crested_myna/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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105.  
Crissal Thrasher  [Toxostoma crissale]
The Crissal Thrasher (Toxostoma crissale), is a large thrasher found in the Southwestern United States to central Mexico. The bird grows to 32 cm (12.5 inches), and has a deeply curved bill. It can be found near desert streams in dense underbrush, and in...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/crissal_thrasher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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106.  
Cuban Grassquit  [Tiaris canorus]
The Cuban Grassquit (Tiaris canorus) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cuba, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cuban_grassquit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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107.  
Cuban Pewee  [Contopus caribaeus]
The Greater Antillean Pewee (Contopus caribaeus) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. The form found in Cuba and the northern Bahama...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cuban_pewee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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108.  
Curve-billed Thrasher  [Toxostoma curvirostre]
The Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre) is a perching bird of the thrasher group native to the southwestern United States and much of Mexico.The Curve-billed Thrasher is generally 25-28 cm (10 to 12 inches) in length, slender in build with a lon...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/curve_billed_thrasher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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109.  
Dark-eyed Junco  [Junco hyemalis]
The Dark-eyed Junco, (Junco hyemalis), is the best-known species of junco, a genus of small American sparrows.Adults are generally grey on top with a white belly. The white outer tail feathers flash distinctively in flight. The bill is usually pinkish. Th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/dark_eyed_junco/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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110.  
Dusky Flycatcher  [Empidonax oberholseri]
The Dusky Flycatcher, Empidonax oberholseri, is a small insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family.Adults have olive-grey upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with whitish underparts; they have a noticeable medium-width white eye ring, white...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/dusky_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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111.  
Dusky Warbler  [Phylloscopus fuscatus]
The Dusky Warbler, Phylloscopus fuscatus, is a leaf warbler which breeds in east Asia. This warbler is strongly migratory and winters in southeast Asia. It has a foothold in North America in Alaska, and has also occurred in California This is an abundant...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/dusky_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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112.  
Dusky-capped Flycatcher  [Myiarchus tuberculifer]
The Dusky-capped Flycatcher, Myiarchus tuberculifer, is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds in forest and other woodland from southern Arizona, as well as the Chisos Mountains, Texas, south to northern Argentina and on Trinidad. It...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/dusky_capped_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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113.  
Eastern Bluebird  [Sialia sialis]
The Eastern Bluebird, Sialia sialis, is a medium-sized thrush found in open woodlands, farmlands and orchards.Adults have a white belly. Adult males are bright blue on top and have a reddish brown throat and breast. Adult females have lighter blue wings a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_bluebird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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114.  
Eastern Kingbird  [Tyrannus tyrannus]
The Eastern Kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus, is a large Tyrant flycatcher.Adults are grey-black on the upperparts with light underparts; they have a long black tail with a white end and long pointed wings. They have a red patch on their crown, seldom seen.The...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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115.  
Eastern Meadowlark  [Sturnella magna]
The Eastern Meadowlark, Sturnella magna, is a medium-sized icterid bird, very similar in appearance to the Western Meadowlark. It occurs from eastern North America to South America, where is is also most widespread in the east.Adults have yellow underpart...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_meadowlark/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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116.  
Eastern Phoebe  [Sayornis phoebe]
The Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe, is a small passerine bird. This tyrant flycatcher breeds in eastern North America, although its normal range does not include the southeastern coastal USA.It is migratory, wintering in the southernmost USA and Central...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_phoebe/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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117.  
Eastern Towhee  [Pipilo erythrophthalmus]
The Eastern Towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus, is a large sparrow. The taxonomy of the towhees has been under debate in recent decades, and formerly this bird and the Spotted Towhee were considered a single species, the Rufous-sided Towhee. Adults have rufo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_towhee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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118.  
Eastern Wood-Pewee  [Contopus virens]
The Eastern Wood Pewee, Contopus virens, is a small tyrant flycatcher from North America. This bird and the Western Wood Pewee were formerly considered to be a single species. The two species are virtually identical in appearance, and can be distinguished...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_wood_pewee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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119.  
Eastern Yellow Wagtail  [Motacilla tschutschensis]
The Blue-headed Wagtail (Motacilla flava), also known by a number of other names such as Yellow Wagtail is a small passerine in the wagtail family Motacillidae, which also includes the pipits and longclaws.This species breeds in much of temperate Europe a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eastern_yellow_wagtail/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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120.  
Elepaio  [Chasiempis sandwichensis]
The ?Elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis) is a monarch flycatcher endemic to Hawaii. and the only species of its genus. It inhabits the Big Island, O?ahu and Kaua?i in no less than 5 different subspecies. Being one of the most adaptable native birds of the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/elepaio/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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121.  
Eurasian Jackdaw  [Corvus monedula]
The Jackdaw (Corvus monedula), sometimes known as the Eurasian Jackdaw, European Jackdaw or caddow, is one of the smallest species (34"?39 cm in length) in the genus of crows and ravens. Description Most of the plumage is black or greyish black excep...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eurasian_jackdaw/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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122.  
Eurasian Tree Sparrow  [Passer montanus]
The Tree Sparrow, Passer montanus, breeds over most of Europe and Siberia, and allied forms occur in other parts of Asia. It has been introduced to Australia, and the United States (where it is known as the Eurasian Tree Sparrow or German Sparrow to diffe...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eurasian_tree_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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123.  
European Starling  [Sturnus vulgaris]
The European Starling, Common Starling or just Starling, Sturnus vulgaris, is a passerine bird in the family Sturnidae.This species of starling is native to most of temperate Europe and western Asia. It is resident in southern and western Europe and south...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/european_starling/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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124.  
Evening Grosbeak  [Coccothraustes vespertinus]
The Evening Grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus, is a large finch. In the past, it was treated in a genus of its own as Hesperiphona vespertina, but is now usually placed in the same genus as the Hawfinch of Eurasia. The breeding habitat is coniferous an...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/evening_grosbeak/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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125.  
Eyebrowed Thrush  [Turdus obscurus]
The Eyebrowed Thrush, Turdus obscurus, is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It breeds in dense coniferous forest and taiga eastwards from Siberia. It is strongly migratory, wintering south to southeast Asia and Indonesia. It is a rare vagrant to wes...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eyebrowed_thrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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126.  
Field Sparrow  [Spizella pusilla]
The Field Sparrow, Spizella pusilla, is a small sparrow. Adults have brown upperparts, a light brown breast, a white belly, wing bars and a forked tail. They have a grey face, a rusty crown, a white eye ring and a pink bill. Their breeding habitat is shru...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/field_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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127.  
Fieldfare  [Turdus pilaris]
The Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 under its current scientific name. Its English name, dating back to at least the twelfth century, derives...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/fieldfare/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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128.  
Five-striped Sparrow  [Amphispiza quinquestriata]
The Five-striped Sparrow, Aimophila quinquestriata, is a medium-sized sparrow.This passerine bird is primarily found along the eastern Sea of Cortez region and Pacific region of mainland western Mexico, with a breeding range that extends into the southern...
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129.  
Flame-colored Tanager  [Piranga bidentata]
The Flame-colored Tanager (also Striped Tanager, Swainson's Tanager, Flame-coloured Tanager), Piranga bidentata, is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae.A tropical passerine bird, the Flame-colored Tanager is primarily found in Mexico...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/flame_colored_tanager/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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130.  
Fox Sparrow  [Passerella iliaca]
The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large American sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Passerella, although some authors split the genus into four species (see below).Adults are heavily spotted and streaked underneath. Plumage varies markedly...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/fox_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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131.  
Galápagos Flycatcher  [Myiarchus magnirostris]
The Large-billed Flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris) also known as the Galápagos Flycatcher is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is endemic to Ecuador.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dr...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/galapagos_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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132.  
Galápagos Mockingbird  [Nesomimus parvulus]
The Galápagos Mockingbird (Nesomimus parvulus) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is endemic to the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.The Galápagos Mockingbird is easily spotted on the Galápagos Islands due to its feathers which are streaked brown an...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/galapagos_mockingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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133.  
Galápagos Yellow Warbler  [Dendroica petechia aureola]
The Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia, is a New World warbler. It is the most widespread Dendroica warbler, breeding in almost the whole of North America and down to northern South America.The Yellow Warbler proper (aestiva group) breeds in the whole of...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/galapagos_yellow_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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134.  
Golden-crowned Kinglet  [Regulus satrapa]
The Golden-crowned Kinglet, Regulus satrapa, is a very small songbird.Adults are olive-grey on the upperparts with white underparts, with thin bills and short tails. They have white wing bars, a black stripe through the eyes and a yellow crown surrounded...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/golden_crowned_kinglet/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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135.  
Golden-crowned Sparrow  [Zonotrichia atricapilla]
The Golden-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia atricapilla, is a medium-sized sparrow. At 18 cm length, it is slightly larger than the closely related White-crowned Sparrow. In the breeding season, it has a distinct gold patch on its head, flanked by two dark bl...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/golden_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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136.  
Golden-winged Warbler  [Vermivora chrysoptera]
The Golden-winged Warbler, Vermivora chrysoptera, is a New World warbler, 11.6 cm long and weighing 8.5 g. It breeds in eastern North America in southeastern Canada and the eastern USA. Its range is extending northwards, but in the south it is being repla...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/golden_winged_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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137.  
Grace's Warbler  [Setophaga graciae]
Grace's Warbler, Dendroica graciae, is a small perching bird and a species of New World warbler. Overview Grace's Warbler was discovered by Dr. Elliott Coues in the Rocky Mountains in 1864. Coues chose to name the new species after his 18-year-old sister,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/graces_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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138.  
Grasshopper Sparrow  [Ammodramus savannarum]
The Grasshopper Sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum, is a small sparrow. The Ammodramus genus of 11 species inhabit grasslands and marshes.Adults have upperparts streaked with brown, grey, black and white; they have a light brown breast, a white belly and a sh...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/grasshopper_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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139.  
Gray Catbird  [Dumetella carolinensis]
The Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) is a medium-sized northern American perching bird of the mimid family. It is the only member of New World catbird genus Dumetella. Like the Black Catbird, it is among the basal lineages of the Mimidae.Adults are d...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_catbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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140.  
Gray Flycatcher  [Empidonax wrightii]
The Gray Flycatcher, Empidonax wrightii, is an insect-eating bird. It is a small Empidonax flycatcher, with typical length ranging from 14–16 cm.Adults have pale gray upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with whitish underparts; they have a conspicuo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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141.  
Gray Jay  [Perisoreus canadensis]
The Gray Jay, Perisoreus canadensis, is a member of the crow and jay family (Corvidae) found in the boreal forests across North America north to the tree-line and in subalpine forests of the Rocky Mountains south to New Mexico and Arizona. It is one of th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_jay/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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142.  
Gray Kingbird  [Tyrannus dominicensis]
The Gray Kingbird, also known as Pitirre, Tyrannus dominicensis, is a passerine bird. It breeds from the extreme southeast of the USA through Central America, from Cuba to Puerto Rico as well as eastward towards all across the Lesser West Indies, south to...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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143.  
Gray Thrasher  [Toxostoma cinereum]
The Gray Thrasher Toxostoma cinereum is a thrasher.This species has a large range, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 99,000 km². The global population size has not been quantified, but it is believed to be large as the species is described...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_thrasher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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144.  
Gray-cheeked Thrush  [Catharus minimus]
The Grey-cheeked Thrush, Catharus minimus, is a medium-sized thrush. This species is 15-17 cm in length, and has the white-dark-white underwing patterm characteristic of Catharus thrushes. It is a member of a close-knit group of migrant species together w...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_cheeked_thrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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145.  
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch  [Leucosticte tephrocotis]
The Gray-crowned Rosy Finch, Leucosticte tephrocotis, is a medium-sized finch.Adults are brown on the back and breast and mainly pink on the rest of the underparts and the wings. The forehead and throat are black; the back of the head is grey. They have s...
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146.  
Great Crested Flycatcher  [Myiarchus crinitus]
The Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) is a large insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family. It is the most widespread member of the genus, Myiarchus, in North America and is found over most of the eastern and mid-western portions of t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_crested_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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147.  
Great Kiskadee  [Pitangus sulphuratus]
The Great Kiskadee, Pitangus sulphuratus, is a passerine bird. It is a large tyrant flycatcher; sometimes its genus Pitangus is considered monotypic as the Lesser Kiskadee may be sparated in Philohydor. It breeds in open woodland with some tall trees, inc...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_kiskadee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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148.  
Great-tailed Grackle  [Quiscalus mexicanus]
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) is a large icterid blackbird , also referred to simply as "blackbird", and occasionally "crow" or "jackdaw", though it is not a member of the Corvidae. Similarly, it is often called "cuervo" in areas of Mexico wh...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_tailed_grackle/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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149.  
Greater Antillean Bullfinch  [Loxigilla violacea]
The Greater Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla violacea) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or trop...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_antillean_bullfinch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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150.  
Greater Pewee  [Contopus pertinax]
The Greater Pewee, Contopus pertinax, is a passerine bird. It is a medium-sized tyrant flycatcher.Adults are dark olive on the face, upperparts and flanks. They have dull gray underparts, a large dark bill and a short tail. Birds often show a narrow, poin...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_pewee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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151.  
Green Jay  [Cyanocorax yncas]
The Green Jay (Cyanocorax yncas) is a bird species of the New World jays, which exhibits distinct regional variations within its large but discontinuous range. This stretches from southern Texas south into Mexico and Central America, with a break before t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/green_jay/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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152.  
Green-tailed Towhee  [Pipilo chlorurus]
The Green-tailed Towhee, Pipilo chlorurus, is the smallest towhee, but is still one of the larger members of the "American sparrow" family Emberizidae.Its breeding range covers most of the interior Western United States, with a winter range in Mexico and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/green_tailed_towhee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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153.  
Hammond's Flycatcher  [Empidonax hammondii]
Hammond's Flycatcher, Empidonax hammondii is a small insect-eating bird. It is a small Empidonax flycatcher, with typical size ranging from 12.5-14.5 cm. Adults have greyish-olive upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with whitish underparts; they hav...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hammonds_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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154.  
Harris's Sparrow  [Zonotrichia querula]
The Harris's Sparrow, Zonotrichia querula, is a large sparrow. Their breeding habitat is the north part of central Canada (primarily the Northwest Territories, ranging a bit into northern Manitoba). In fact, this bird is Canada's only endemic breeder. In...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/harriss_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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155.  
Hawai'i Amakihi
The Common 'Amakihi or Hawai'i 'Amakihi (Hemignathus virens) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is endemic to Hawai'i....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hawaii_amakihi/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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156.  
Hawai'i Creeper
This is an endangered species due to its very small population size and extremely fragmented and disappearing range. Its population is severely threatened by habitat loss, feral pigs, and other problems. It recently disappeared from one area and is losing...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hawaii_creeper/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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157.  
Hepatic Tanager  [Piranga flava]
The Hepatic Tanager, Piranga flava, is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae. It is one of five Tanagers found in North America.The habits of the Hepatic Tanager are similar to those of the Western Tanager.Its range includes Arizona, N...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hepatic_tanager/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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158.  
Hermit Thrush  [Catharus guttatus]
The Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) is a medium-sized North American thrush. It is not very closely related to the other North American migrant species of Catharus, but rather to the Mexican Russet Nightingale-thrush (Winker & Pruett, 2006).This species...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hermit_thrush/ - Last revised: Mar 11, 2019
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159.  
Hermit Warbler  [Setophaga occidentalis]
The Hermit Warbler, Dendroica occidentalis is a small perching bird. It is a species of New World warbler.Mature Hermit Warblers normally grow to be 4½ to 5 inches long. Hermit Warblers are dark gray in coloration on top, and white below, and their flanks...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hermit_warbler/ - Last revised: May 07, 2019
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160.  
Hood Mockingbird  [Nesomimus macdonaldi]
The Hood Mockingbird (Nesomimus macdonaldi) or Española Mockingbird is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is endemic to Española Island in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador and is a member of the Galápagos mockingbirds, four closely related species...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hood_mockingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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161.  
Hooded Oriole  [Icterus cucullatus]
The Hooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatus, is a medium-sized New World oriole.Adults have a pointed bill and white wing bars. The adult male has an orange head with black on the face and throat; they are black on the back, wings and tail, orange on the underp...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hooded_oriole/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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162.  
Hooded Warbler  [Setophaga citrina]
The Hooded Warbler, Wilsonia citrina, is a New World warbler. It breeds in eastern North America and across the eastern USA and into southernmost Canada, (Ontario). It is migratory, wintering in Central America and the West Indies. Hooded Warblers are ver...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/hooded_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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163.  
Horned Lark  [Eremophila alpestris]
The Shore Lark (Eremophila alpestris), called the Horned Lark in North America, breeds across much of North America from the high Arctic south to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, northernmost Europe and Asia and in the mountains of southeast Europe. There is a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/horned_lark/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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164.  
House Finch  [Carpodacus mexicanus]
The House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) is a medium-sized finch of the Rosefinch genus.Adults have a long brown tail and are a brown or dull-brown color across the back with some shading into deep grey on the wing feathers. Breast and belly feathers may be...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/house_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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165.  
House Sparrow  [Passer domesticus]
The House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is a member of the Old World sparrow family Passeridae, and is, somewhat controversially, considered a relative of the Weaver Finch Family. It occurs naturally in most of Europe and much of Asia. It has also followed...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/house_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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166.  
House Wren  [Troglodytes aedon]
The House Wren, Troglodytes aedon, is a small songbird of the wren family.Their breeding habitat is semi-open areas from Canada to southernmost South America. The tropical forms from southern Mexico southwards are sometimes considered a separate species,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/house_wren/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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167.  
Hutton's Vireo  [Vireo huttoni]
Hutton's Vireo (Vireo huttoni) is a small songbird. It is approximately 5 inches (12-13 cm) in length, dull olive-gray above and below. It has a faint white eye ring and faint white wing bars. It closely resembles a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, but has a thicker...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/huttons_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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168.  
Iiwi  [Vestiaria coccinea]
The 'I'iwi (Vestiaria coccinea) or Scarlet Hawaiian Honeycreeper is a Hawaiian bird of the family Drepanididae, and the only member of the genus Vestiaria. One of the most plentiful species of this family, which includes many endangered or extinct species...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/iiwi/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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169.  
Indigo Bunting  [Passerina cyanea]
The Indigo Bunting, Passerina cyanea, is a small seed-eating bird in the family Cardinalidae. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada to northern Florida during the breeding season, and from southern Florida to northern South America during the wint...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/indigo_bunting/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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170.  
Island Scrub-Jay  [Aphelocoma insularis]
The Island Scrub-jay (Aphelocoma insularis)[A]) or Island Jay is one of the species of Aphelocoma (scrub-jays) native to North America and is endemic to Santa Cruz Island off the coast of Southern California. It is closely related to the California Scrub-...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/island_scrub_jay/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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171.  
Jamaican Oriole  [Icterus leucopteryx]
The Jamaican Oriole (Icterus leucopteryx) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. It is found in Cayman Islands, Colombia, and Jamaica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/jamaican_oriole/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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172.  
Japanese White-eye  [Zosterops japonicus]
The Japanese White-eye, or Mejiro (Zosterops japonicus or japonica) is a small passerine bird in the white-eye family. Its original native range includes much of east Asia, including Japan, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. It has been intentionally in...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/japanese_white_eye/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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173.  
Java Sparrow  [Padda oryzivora]
The Java Sparrow, Padda oryzivora also known as Java Finch or Java Rice Bird is a small passerine bird. This estrildid finch is a resident breeding bird in Java, Bali and Bawean in Indonesia. It is a popular cagebird, and has been introduced in a large nu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/java_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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174.  
Juniper Titmouse  [Baeolophus ridgwayi]
The Juniper Titmouse, Baeolophus ridgwayi, is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. The American Ornithologists' Union split the Plain Titmouse into the Oak Titmouse and the Juniper Titmouse in 1996, due to distinct differences in song, preferred ha...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/juniper_titmouse/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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175.  
Kirtland's Warbler  [Setophaga kirtlandii]
Kirtland's Warbler, Dendroica kirtlandii, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family (Parulidae), named after Jared P. Kirtland, an Ohio doctor and amateur naturalist. Nearly extinct just 50 years ago, it is well on its way to recovery. It requir...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/kirtlands_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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176.  
La Sagra's Flycatcher  [Myiarchus sagrae]
La Sagra's Flycatcher, Myiarchus sagrae, is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds on Cuba, the Bahamas and Grand Cayman in the West Indies. It is normally a year round resident, however has been known as an occasional vagrant to sout...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/la_sagras_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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177.  
Lapland Longspur  [Calcarius lapponicus]
The Lapland Bunting, Calcarius lapponicus, is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group separated by most modern authors from the Fringillidae (Old World finches). It breeds across Arctic Europe and Asia and in Canada and the northernmos...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lapland_longspur/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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178.  
Large Cactus-Finch  [Geospiza conirostris]
The Large Cactus-finch (Geospiza conirostris) is a species of bird often placed in the Emberizidae family. It is one of Darwin's finches, and is endemic to the Galápagos islands (Ecuador), breeding only on Española Island, Genovesa, Darwin Island, and Wol...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/large_cactus_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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179.  
Large Ground-finch  [Geospiza magnirostris]
The Large Ground-finch (Geospiza magnirostris) is a species of bird. One of Darwin's finches, it is now placed in the family Thraupidae and was formerly in the Emberizidae. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry for...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/large_ground_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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180.  
Lark Bunting  [Calamospiza melanocorys]
The Lark Bunting, Calamospiza melanocorys, is a medium-sized sparrow. It is monotypic, the only member of the genus Calamospiza (Bonaparte, 1838).These birds have a large pale bill and a pale wing patch. Adult males in breeding plumage are black except fo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lark_bunting/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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181.  
Lark Sparrow  [Chondestes grammacus]
The Lark Sparrow, Chondestes grammacus, is a fairly large sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Chondestes.This passerine bird breeds in southern Canada, much of the USA, and northern Mexico. It is much less common in the east, where its range is co...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lark_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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182.  
Lawrence's Goldfinch  [Spinus lawrencei]
Lawrence's Goldfinch, Carduelis lawrencei, is a small songbird that ranges erratically in southwestern North America. Description At about 4.75 inches (12 cm) long and weighing about 0.4 oz (11.5 g), it is slightly bigger than the Lesser Goldfinch and sli...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lawrences_goldfinch/ - Last revised: Mar 11, 2019
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183.  
Lazuli Bunting  [Passerina amoena]
The Lazuli Bunting, Passerina amoena, is a North American songbird named for the gemstone lapis lazuli.The male is easily recognized by its bright blue head and back (lighter than the closely related Indigo Bunting), its conspicuous white wingbars, and it...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lazuli_bunting/ - Last revised: May 07, 2019
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184.  
Le Conte's Thrasher  [Toxostoma lecontei]
The Le Conte's Thrasher (Toxostoma lecontei) is a pale bird found in the Southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. It prefers to live in deserts with very little vegetation, where it blends in with the sandy soils. The palest of all thrashers, i...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/le_contes_thrasher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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185.  
Least Flycatcher  [Empidonax minimus]
The Least Flycatcher, Empidonax minimus, (also called chebec, after the sound it makes) is a small insect-eating bird. It is the smallest Empidonax flycatcher in eastern North America.Adults have greyish-olive upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, wit...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/least_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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186.  
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch  [Loxigilla noctis]
The Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lesser_antillean_bullfinch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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187.  
Lesser Goldfinch  [Spinus psaltria]
The Lesser Goldfinch or Dark-backed Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) is a very small songbird of the Americas. Together with its relatives the American Goldfinch and Lawrence's Goldfinch, it forms the American goldfinches clade in the genus Carduelis sensu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lesser_goldfinch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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188.  
Lincoln's Sparrow  [Melospiza lincolnii]
The Lincoln's Sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii, is a medium-sized sparrow.Adults have dark-streaked olive-brown upperparts with a light brown breast with fine streaks, a white belly and a white throat. They have a brown cap with a grey stripe in the middle, o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lincolns_sparrow/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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189.  
Loggerhead Kingbird  [Tyrannus caudifasciatus]
The Loggerhead Kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, and, very rarely, in the United S...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/loggerhead_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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190.  
Loggerhead Shrike  [Lanius ludovicianus]
The Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) is a passerine bird. It is the only member of the shrike family endemic to North America.These birds have a large hooked bill; the head and back are grey with white underparts. They have black wings and tail, wi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/loggerhead_shrike/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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191.  
Louisiana Waterthrush  [Parkesia motacilla]
The Louisiana Waterthrush, Seiurus motacilla , is a New World warbler. It breeds in eastern North America from southernmost Canada and south through the eastern USA, excluding Florida and the coast.It is migratory, wintering in Central America and the Wes...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/louisiana_waterthrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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192.  
Lucy's Warbler  [Oreothlypis luciae]
Lucy's Warbler, Vermivora luciae, is the smallest New World warbler found in North America, measuring a mere 4.25 inches in length.It is rather nondescript compared to other wood-warblers. Its head and upperparts are pale gray, while underparts are whitis...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lucys_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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193.  
MacGillivray's Warbler  [Geothlypis tolmiei]
The MacGillivray's Warbler, Oporornis tolmiei, is a small species of New World warbler. Like all members of the genus Oporornis, these birds are sluggish and heavy warblers with short tails, preferring to spend most of their time on, or near the ground, e...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/macgillivrays_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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194.  
Magnolia Warbler  [Setophaga magnolia]
The Magnolia Warbler, Dendroica magnolia, is a New World warbler. It breeds across most of Canada as well as New England and the Great Lakes region of the U.S.It is migratory, wintering in Central America. This species is a very rare vagrant to western Eu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/magnolia_warbler/ - Last revised: May 11, 2018
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195.  
Marsh Wren  [Cistothorus palustris]
The Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris) is a small North American songbird of the wren family. It is sometimes called Long-billed Marsh Wren to distinguish it from the Sedge Wren, also known as Short-billed Marsh Wren.Adults have brown upperparts with a li...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/marsh_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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196.  
Medium Ground-finch  [Geospiza fortis]
The Medium Ground-finch (Geospiza fortis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.One of Darwin's finches, the species...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/medium_ground_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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197.  
Melodious Blackbird  [Dives dives]
The Melodious Blackbird, Dives dives, is a New World tropical icterid bird. It is a resident breeder from coastal eastern and southeastern Mexico to Costa Rica. Its range is expanding. El Salvador was colonised in the 1950s, and eastern Guatemala in the 1...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/melodious_blackbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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198.  
Mexican Chickadee  [Poecile sclateri]
The Mexican Chickadee (Poecile sclateri) is a small songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. Often, it is still placed in the genus Parus with most other tits, but mtDNA cytochrome b sequence data and morphology suggest that separating Poecil...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mexican_chickadee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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199.  
Mexican Jay  [Aphelocoma wollweberi]
The Mexican Jay, Aphelocoma ultramarina, formerly known as the Gray-breasted Jay, is a New World scrub-jay native to the Sierra Madre Oriental, Sierra Madre Occidental, and Transvolcanic Belt of Mexico. It reaches north to southeast Arizona, southwest New...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mexican_jay/ - Last revised: Mar 11, 2019
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200.  
Mountain Bluebird  [Sialia currucoides]
The Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) is a medium-sized thrush.Adults have thin bills. Adult males are bright blue, somewhat lighter underneath. Adult females have duller blue wings and tail and a grey breast, grey crown, throat and back.Their breedi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mountain_bluebird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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201.  
Mountain Chickadee  [Poecile gambeli]
The Mountain Chickadee (Poecile gambeli) is a small songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. Often, it is still placed in the genus Parus with most other tits, but mtDNA cytochrome b sequence data and morphology suggest that separating Poecil...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mountain_chickadee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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202.  
Mourning Warbler  [Geothlypis philadelphia]
The Mourning Warbler, Oporornis philadelphia, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. These 13 cm long birds have yellow underparts, olive-green upperparts and pink legs. Adult males have a grey hood and a black patch on the throat and breast...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mourning_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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203.  
Nashville Warbler  [Oreothlypis ruficapilla]
The Nashville Warbler, Vermivora ruficapilla, is a small songbird in the New World warbler family.They have olive-brown upperparts, a white belly and a yellow throat and breast; they have a white eye ring, no wing bars and a thin pointed bill. Adult males...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/nashville_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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204.  
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
The Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Ammodramus nelsoni, is a small sparrow. Formerly, this bird and the Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow were considered to be a single species, the Sharp-tailed Sparrow.Adults have brownish upperparts with grey on the crown a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/nelsons_sharp_tailed_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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205.  
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet  [Camptostoma imberbe]
The Northern Beardless Tyrannulet, Camptostoma imberbe, is a small passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds from southeasternmost Arizona and Texas of the United States through Mexico and Central America to northwestern Costa Rica. This s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_beardless_tyrannulet/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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206.  
Northern Cardinal  [Cardinalis cardinalis]
The Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) is a member of the cardinal family of birds in North America. The bird's name comes from the red-robed Roman Catholic Cardinals. Its crested head is also said to resemble a bishop's mitre. Cardinals have been...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_cardinal/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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207.  
Northern Mockingbird  [Mimus polyglottos]
The Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos, is the only mockingbird commonly found in North America.The Northern Mockingbird breeds in southeastern Canada, the United States, northern Mexico, the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and the Greater Antilles. It is re...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_mockingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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208.  
Northern Parula  [Setophaga americana]
The Northern Parula, Parula americana, is a small New World warbler. It breeds in eastern North America from southern Canada to Florida.This species is migratory, wintering in the southern Florida, Central America and the West Indies. This species is a ve...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_parula/ - Last revised: May 14, 2018
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209.  
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  [Stelgidopteryx serripennis]
The Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) is a small swallow. Adults are 13-15cm in length, brown on top with light underparts and a forked tail. They are similar in appearance to the Bank Swallow but have a dusky throat and breast. T...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_rough_winged_swallow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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210.  
Northern Shrike  [Lanius excubitor]
The Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor) is a member of the shrike family. The Great Grey Shrike breeds in northern Europe and Asia, and in North America in northern Canada and Alaska (where it known as the Northern Shrike). It is migratory and winters fu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_shrike/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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211.  
Northern Waterthrush  [Parkesia noveboracensis]
The Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis) is one of the larger New World warblers. It breeds in the northern part of North America in Canada, and in the northern United States, (in areas including Alaska). This bird is migratory, wintering in Cent...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_waterthrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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212.  
Northern Wheatear  [Oenanthe oenanthe]
The Northern Wheatear or Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It is the most widespre...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_wheatear/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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213.  
Northwestern Crow  [Corvus caurinus]
The Northwestern Crow (Corvus caurinus) is an all-black passerine bird of the crow genus native to the northwest of North America. It is very similar to the more western forms of the widespread American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) but it is slightly smal...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northwestern_crow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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214.  
Nutmeg Mannikin  [Lonchura punctulata]
The Scaly-breasted Munia, Lonchura punctulata also known as Nutmeg Mannikin or Spice Finch is a small passerine bird. This estrildid finch is a resident breeding bird in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia and the Philippines...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/nutmeg_mannikin/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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215.  
Oak Titmouse  [Baeolophus inornatus]
The Oak Titmouse, Baeolophus inornatus, is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. The American Ornithologists' Union split the Plain Titmouse into the Oak Titmouse and the Juniper Titmouse in 1996, due to distinct differences in song, preferred habit...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/oak_titmouse/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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216.  
Olive-backed Pipit  [Anthus hodgsoni]
at Bracebridge in Kolkata, India. The Olive-backed Pipit, Anthus hodgsoni, is a small passerine bird of the pipit (Anthus) genus, which breeds across South, north Central and East Asia, as well as in the northeast of European Russia. It is a long-distance...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/olive_backed_pipit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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217.  
Olive-sided Flycatcher  [Contopus cooperi]
The Olive-sided Flycatcher, Contopus cooperi, is a passerine bird. It is a medium-sized tyrant flycatcher. Adults are dark olive on the face, upperparts and flanks. They have light underparts, a large dark bill and a short tail. Their breeding habitat is...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/olive_sided_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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218.  
Omao  [Myadestes lanaiensis]
Oma'os are the most common of the Hawaiian thrushes, a group whose members once occurred on each of the six major Hawaiian islands. Found only on the island of Hawaii, Oma'os are medium-sized, fruit-eating birds that occur primarily in high-elevation nati...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/omao/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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219.  
Orange Bishop  [Euplectes franciscanus]
The Northern Red Bishop or Orange Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus) is a resident breeding bird species in Africa south of the Sahara Desert and north of the Equator. It has been introduced to Puerto Rico, Martinique and Guadeloupe in the West Indies. It wa...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/orange_bishop/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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220.  
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush  [Catharus aurantiirostris]
The Orange-billed Nightingale-thrush (Catharus aurantiirostris) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/orange_billed_nightingale_thrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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221.  
Orange-crowned Warbler  [Oreothlypis celata]
The Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.These birds are distinguished by their lack of wing bars, streaking on the underparts, strong face marking or bright colouring, resembling a fall Tennessee W...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/orange_crowned_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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222.  
Orangequit  [Euneornis campestris]
The Orangequit (Euneornis campestris) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is the only member of the genus Euneornis. It is found in Cayman Islands and Jamaica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavil...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/orangequit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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223.  
Orchard Oriole  [Icterus spurius]
The Orchard Oriole, Icterus spurius, is the smallest species of icterid blackbird at 6.3 inches (16 cm) long and a weight of 20 g. The specific name spurius refers to the original misidentification of the male as a female Baltimore Oriole. These birds are...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/orchard_oriole/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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224.  
Ovenbird  [Seiurus aurocapilla]
Ovenbirds are also the Furnariidae family of Neotropical suboscines, specifically the tribe Furnarini which contains the horneros.The Ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapillus, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.Ovenbirds are 14 cm long and weigh 18...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ovenbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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225.  
Pacific-slope Flycatcher  [Empidonax difficilis]
The Pacific-slope Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis) is a small insectivorous bird of the family Tyrannidae. It is native to coastal regions of western North America as far north as British Columbia, but is replaced in the inland regions by the Cordilleran...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pacific_slope_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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226.  
Painted Redstart  [Myioborus pictus]
Painted Redstarts grow to be about 12.5 - 15 cm (5 to 6 inches) in length. The plumage of these birds is mostly black in color, although these birds have white wing patches, white outer tail feathers, white bellies, and white semi-circles around the botto...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/painted_redstart/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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227.  
Palila  [Loxioides bailleui]
The Palila (Loxioides bailleui) is an endangered finch-billed species of Hawaiian honeycreeper. It has a golden-yellow head and breast, with a light belly, gray back, and greenish wings and tail. The bird is in a close ecological relationship with the Mam...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/palila/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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228.  
Pallas's Leaf-Warbler  [Phylloscopus proregulus]
Binomial name Phylloscopus proregulus (Pallas, 1811) For the Locustella warbler species occasionally referred to as Pallas's Warbler, see Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler The Pallas's Warbler or Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus) is a leaf warble...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pallass_leaf_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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229.  
Palm Warbler  [Setophaga palmarum]
The Palm Warbler, Dendroica palmarum, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.These birds have dark legs and thin pointed bills, and adults display a rusty cap. Eastern birds have brownish olive upperparts, yellow underparts, and rusty streaks...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/palm_warbler/ - Last revised: May 14, 2018
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230.  
Phainopepla  [Phainopepla nitens]
The Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens) is the most northerly representative of the mainly tropical Central American family Ptilogonatidae, the silky flycatchers.The Phainopepla is a striking bird, 16-20 cm long with a noticeable crest and a long tail; it is...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/phainopepla/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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231.  
Philadelphia Vireo  [Vireo philadelphicus]
The Philadelphia Vireo, Vireo philadelphicus, is a small songbird. Adults are mainly olive-brown on the upperparts with yellow underparts; they have dark eyes and a grey crown. There is a dark line through the eyes and a white stripe just over them. They...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/philadelphia_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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232.  
Pied Wagtail  [Motacilla yarrellii]
The White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) is a small passerine bird in the wagtail family Motacillidae, which also includes the pipits and longclaws. This species breeds in much of Europe and Asia and parts of north Africa. It is resident in the mildest parts of...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pied_wagtail/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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233.  
Pine Flycatcher  [Empidonax affinis]
The Pine Flycatcher (Empidonax affinis) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the tyrant flycatchers. It is found in the mountain ranges of Mexico; also southwest Guatemala. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. Source Bi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pine_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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234.  
Pine Siskin  [Spinus pinus]
The Pine Siskin, Carduelis pinus, is a small finch.Adults are brown on the upperparts and pale on the underparts, with heavy streaking throughout. They have a short forked tail. They have yellow patches in their wings and tail, not always visible; otherwi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pine_siskin/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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235.  
Pine Warbler  [Setophaga pinus]
The Pine Warbler, Dendroica pinus, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.These birds have white bellies, white wing bars, dark legs and thin, relatively long pointed bills; they have yellowish lines over their eyes. Adult males have olive up...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pine_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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236.  
Pinyon Jay  [Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus]
The Pinyon Jay (Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus) is a jay between the North American Blue Jay and the Eurasian Jay in size. It is the only member of the genus Gymnorhinus, (monotypic). Its overall proportions are very Nutcracker-like and indeed this can be seen...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pinyon_jay/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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237.  
Prairie Warbler  [Setophaga discolor]
The Prairie Warbler, Dendroica 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...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/prairie_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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238.  
Prothonotary Warbler  [Protonotaria citrea]
The Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. It is the only member of the genus Protonotaria.The Prothonotary Warbler is 13 cm long and weighs 12.5 g. It has an olive back with blue-grey wings and tai...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/prothonotary_warbler/ - Last revised: May 07, 2019
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239.  
Purple Finch  [Carpodacus purpureus]
The Purple Finch, Carpodacus purpureus, is a small finch of the Rosefinch genus. Taxonomy The Indigo Bunting is one of 24 birds in the genus Carpodacus and is included in the finch family, Fringillidae, which is made up of passerine birds found in norther...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/purple_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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240.  
Purple Martin  [Progne subis]
The Purple Martin (Progne subis) is the largest North American swallow at 20 cm length. Adults have a slightly forked tail. These "aerial acrobats" have speed and agility in flight, and when approaching their housing, will dive from the sky with their win...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/purple_martin/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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241.  
Pygmy Nuthatch  [Sitta pygmaea]
The Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea) is a tiny songbird, about 10 cm (4 inches) long and about 10 grams in weight. It ranges from southern British Columbia south through various discontinuous parts of the western U.S.–(northwest U.S., Sierra Nevada range, s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pygmy_nuthatch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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242.  
Red-billed Starling  [Sturnus sericeus]
The Red-billed Starling (Sturnus sericeus) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Sturnus sericeus...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_billed_starling/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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243.  
Red-breasted Nuthatch  [Sitta canadensis]
The Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis, is a small songbird.Adults have blue-grey upperparts with reddish underparts; they have a white face with a black stripe through the eyes, a white throat, a straight grey bill and a black crown. This bird is sm...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_breasted_nuthatch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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244.  
Red-crested Cardinal  [Paroaria coronata]
The Red-crested Cardinal (Paroaria coronata) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in northern Argentina, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It has also been introduced to Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Its natural habitats are...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_crested_cardinal/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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245.  
Red-eyed Vireo  [Vireo olivaceus]
The Red-eyed Vireo, Vireo olivaceus, is a small American songbird, 13-14 cm in length. It is somewhat warbler-like but not closely related to the New World warblers. Adults are mainly olive-green on the upperparts with white underparts; they have a red ir...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_eyed_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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246.  
Red-legged Thrush  [Turdus plumbeus]
The Red-legged Thrush (Turdus plumbeus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in the Bahamas, Cayman Brac, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico. It formerly occurred on the Swan Islands, Honduras. Its natural ha...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_legged_thrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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247.  
Red-whiskered Bulbul  [Pycnonotus jocosus]
The Red-whiskered Bulbul, Pycnonotus jocosus, is a member of the bulbul family. It is resident in tropical Asia from Pakistan and India through to southeast Asia and China. It has been introduced to New South Wales in Australia, to Los Angeles, Hawaii, an...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_whiskered_bulbul/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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248.  
Red-winged Blackbird  [Agelaius phoeniceus]
The Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, is a passerine bird of the family Icteridae found in most of North and much of Central America. It breeds from Alaska and Newfoundland south to Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico and Guatemala, with isolated...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_winged_blackbird/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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249.  
Redwing  [Turdus iliacus]
The Redwing (Turdus iliacus) is a bird in the thrush family Turdidae, native to Europe and Asia, slightly smaller than the related Song Thrush. Taxonomy This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 under its current scientif...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/redwing/ - Last revised: Jun 21, 2018
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250.  
Rock Wren  [Salpinctes obsoletus]
The Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) is a small songbird of the wren family. It is the only species in the genus Salpinctes.The 12 cm long adults have grey-brown upperparts with small black and white spots and pale grey underparts with a light brown rump....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rock_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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251.  
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  [Pheucticus ludovicianus]
The Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus, is a large seed-eating bird in the cardinal family.The adult is 19 cm long and weighs 47 g. It has dark upperparts, white underparts and a large pale bill. The adult male has a black head, wings and upp...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rose_breasted_grosbeak/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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252.  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  [Regulus calendula]
The Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) is a very small songbird.Adults are olive-grey on the upperparts with light underparts, with a thin black bill and a short tail. They have white wing bars and a white broken eye ring. The adult male has a red p...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ruby_crowned_kinglet/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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253.  
Rufous-capped Warbler  [Basileuterus rufifrons]
The Rufous-capped Warbler (Basileuterus rufifrons) is a New World warbler native from Mexico south to much of Central America, rarely occurring as far north as southeastern Arizona and south Texas. Rufous-capped Warblers generally reach a length of about...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_capped_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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254.  
Rufous-collared Sparrow  [Zonotrichia capensis]
The Rufous-collared Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis, is an American sparrow which breeds in highlands from the extreme southeast of Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, and on the island of Hispaniola. It is famous for its diverse vocalizations, which have been inte...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_collared_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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255.  
Rufous-crowned Sparrow  [Aimophila ruficeps]
The Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Aimophila ruficeps, is a medium-sized sparrow. This passerine is primarily found across the Southwestern United States and much of the interior of Mexico, south to the transverse mountain range, and to the Pacific coast to the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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256.  
Rufous-winged Sparrow  [Peucaea carpalis]
The Rufous-winged Sparrow, Aimophila carpalis, is a slender sparrow with a gray face and a brown streak which extends behind the eyes. The back is brown with darker streaks, while the belly is pale gray. The wings and crown are rust colored. The sparrow h...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rufous_winged_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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257.  
Rusty Blackbird  [Euphagus carolinus]
The Rusty Blackbird, Euphagus carolinus, is a medium-sized blackbird. Adults have a pointed bill and a pale yellow eye. They have black plumage; the female is greyer. "Rusty" refers to the brownish winter plumage. They resemble the western member of the s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rusty_blackbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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258.  
Saffron Finch  [Sicalis flaveola]
The Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola) is a tanager from South America and is common in both open and semi-open areas in lowlands outside the Amazon Basin. They have a wide distribution in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Argentina. Formerly,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/saffron_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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259.  
Sage Thrasher  [Oreoscoptes montanus]
The Sage Thrasher, Oreoscoptes montanus, is a medium-sized passerine bird from the family Mimidae, which also includes mockingbirds, tremblers and New World catbirds. It is the only member of the genus Oreoscoptes. This seems less close to the Caribbean t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sage_thrasher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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260.  
Savannah Sparrow  [Passerculus sandwichensis]
The Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) is a small sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Passerculus (Bonaparte, 1838). Recent comparison of mtDNA NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2 and 3 sequences (Zink et al., 2005) indicates that the Ipswich S...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/savannah_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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261.  
Say's Phoebe  [Sayornis saya]
The Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family.Adults have brownish-grey upperparts with an orange-brown belly and light grey on the throat and breast. Juveniles have cinnamon wing bars; adults have no wing bars.Their...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/says_phoebe/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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262.  
Scarlet Tanager  [Piranga olivacea]
The Scarlet Tanager, Piranga olivacea, is a medium-sized American songbird. Traditionally placed in the tanager family (Thraupidae) it is now thought to be much closer to cardinals (Cardinalidae). With their coloration, they somewhat remind of the Norther...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/scarlet_tanager/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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263.  
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  [Tyrannus forficatus]
The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) is a long-tailed insect-eating bird closely related to the kingbirds. Adult birds have gray upper parts and light underparts with pinkish flanks. They have dark wings and extremely long, forked black tai...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/scissor_tailed_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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264.  
Scott's Oriole  [Icterus parisorum]
The Scott's Oriole, Icterus parisorum, is a medium-sized icterid (the same family as many blackbirds, meadowlarks, cowbirds, grackles, and others, including the New World orioles). It is primarily found in the Southwestern United States and south to Baja...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/scotts_oriole/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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265.  
Sedge Wren  [Cistothorus platensis]
The Sedge Wren, Cistothorus platensis, is a small songbird of the Wren family. It is also known as the Short-billed Marsh Wren and in South America as the Grass Wren. There are about 20 different subspecies which are found across most of the Americas. Som...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sedge_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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266.  
Siberian Blue Robin  [Luscinia cyane]
The Siberian Blue Robin, Luscinia cyane, is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, family Muscicapidae. It, and similar small European...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/siberian_blue_robin/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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267.  
Sinaloa Wren  [Thryothorus sinaloa]
The Sinaloa Wren (Thryothorus sinaloa) is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family. It is endemic to Mexico, with one documented sighting in the United States. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical mois...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sinaloa_wren/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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268.  
Slate-throated Redstart  [Myioborus miniatus]
The Slate-throated Redstart (Myioborus miniatus) is a species of bird in the Parulidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, the United...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/slate_throated_redstart/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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269.  
Small Ground-finch  [Geospiza fuliginosa]
The Small Ground-finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/small_ground_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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270.  
Snow Bunting  [Plectrophenax nivalis]
The Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis), sometimes colloquially called "snowflake", is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It is an arctic specialist, with a circumpolar Arctic breeding range throughout the northern hemisphere. There are...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/snow_bunting/ - Last revised: Jun 29, 2018
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271.  
Social Flycatcher  [Myiozetetes similis]
The Social Flycatcher and Vermilion-crowned Flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis) are passerine birds from the Americas, a member of the large tyrant flycatcher family (Tyrannidae). It is sometimes split into two species, with the Social Flycatcher, Myiozetete...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/social_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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272.  
Song Sparrow  [Melospiza melodia]
The Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia, is a medium-sized American sparrow.Adults have brown upperparts with dark streaks on the back and are white underneath with dark streaking and a dark brown spot in the middle of the breast. They have a brown cap and a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/song_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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273.  
Song Thrush  [Turdus philomelos]
The Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) is a thrush that breeds across much of Eurasia. It is also known in English dialects as throstle or mavis. It has brown upperparts and black-spotted cream or buff underparts and has three recognised subspecies. Its dist...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/song_thrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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274.  
Spotted Towhee  [Pipilo maculatus]
The Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) is a large sparrow. The taxonomy of the towhees has been debated in recent decades, and formerly this bird and the Eastern Towhee were considered a single species, the Rufous-sided Towhee.The form that breeds on Socor...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spotted_towhee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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275.  
Sprague's Pipit  [Anthus spragueii]
Sprague's Pipit (Anthus spragueii) is a small passerine bird. Breeding Range The breeding range of the Sprague's Pipits includes the Northern Great Plains of North America. More specifically, it nests from the Peace River District of Alberta (Semenchuk 19...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spragues_pipit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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276.  
Steller's Jay  [Cyanocitta stelleri]
The Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) is a jay native to western North America, closely related to the Blue Jay found in the rest of the continent, but with a black head and upper body. It is also known as the Long-crested Jay, the Mountain Jay, and the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/stellers_jay/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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277.  
Streak-backed Oriole  [Icterus pustulatus]
The Streak-backed Oriole, Icterus pustulatus, is a medium-sized icterid (the same family as many blackbirds, meadowlarks, cowbirds, grackles, and others, including the New World orioles). It is primarily found in the west coast of Mexico, but is an occasi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/streak_backed_oriole/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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278.  
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher  [Myiodynastes luteiventris]
The Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher, Myiodynastes luteiventris, is a large Tyrant flycatcher. This bird breeds from southeasternmost Arizona of the United States-(the Madrean sky islands region of Arizona, southwestern New Mexico, and northern Sonora, Mexico),...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sulphur_bellied_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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279.  
Summer Tanager  [Piranga rubra]
The Summer Tanager, Piranga rubra, is a medium-sized songbird. It was usually considered a fairly typical kind of tanager and placed in the Thraupidae, but is more likely a relative of the cardinals (Cardinalidae).Their breeding habitat is open wooded are...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/summer_tanager/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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280.  
Swainson's Thrush  [Catharus ustulatus]
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus), also called Olive-backed Thrush, is a medium-sized thrush. This species is 16-18 cm in length, and has the white-dark-white underwing patterm characteristic of Catharus thrushes. Swainson's Thrush was named after Wi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/swainsons_thrush/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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281.  
Swamp Sparrow  [Melospiza georgiana]
The Swamp Sparrow, Melospiza georgiana, is a medium-sized sparrow. Adults have streaked rusty and black upperparts with a grey breast, light belly and a white throat. They have a rust-coloured cap and wings. Their face is grey with a dark line through the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/swamp_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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282.  
Tennessee Warbler  [Oreothlypis peregrina]
The Tennessee Warbler, Vermivora peregrina, is a New World warbler. It breeds in northern North America across Canada and the northern USA. It is migratory, wintering in southern Central America. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe. This bird was...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tennessee_warbler/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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283.  
Thick-billed Kingbird  [Tyrannus crassirostris]
The Thick-billed Kingbird, Tyrannus crassirostris, is a large bird in the Tyrannidae family, the tyrant flycatchers. This bird breeds from southeastern Arizona, extreme southwestern New Mexico, and northern Sonora, (the Madrean sky islands), in the United...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/thick_billed_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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284.  
Thick-billed Vireo  [Vireo crassirostris]
The Thick-billed Vireo, Vireo crassirostris, is a small songbird. It breeds the Bahamas of the West Indies. It occasionally can be found as a vagrant to south Florida in the United States. This vireo frequents bushes and shrubs in tropical thickets. The g...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/thick_billed_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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285.  
Townsend's Solitaire  [Myadestes townsendi]
Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) is a medium-sized thrush, the only solitaire native to America north of Mexico. Range and habitat This solitaire ranges from southern Alaska, British Columbia and Alberta south to northern Zacatecas, preferring m...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/townsends_solitaire/ - Last revised: Mar 11, 2019
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286.  
Townsend's Warbler  [Setophaga townsendi]
The Townsend's Warbler, Dendroica townsendi, is a small songbird of the New World warbler family.These birds have a yellow face with a black stripe across their cheeks, a thin pointed bill, white wing bars, olive upperparts with black streaks on their bac...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/townsends_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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287.  
Tree Swallow  [Tachycineta bicolor]
The Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor, is a migratory passerine bird that breeds in North America and winters in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe.This swallow averages 13.5 cm (5 inches) long and weigh...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tree_swallow/ - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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288.  
Tricolored Blackbird  [Agelaius tricolor]
The Tricolored Blackbird, Agelaius tricolor, is a passerine bird of the family Icteridae. Its range is limited to the coastal areas of the Pacific coast of North America, from Northern California in the U.S. (with occasional strays into Oregon), to upper...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tricolored_blackbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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289.  
Tropical Kingbird  [Tyrannus melancholicus]
The Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) is a large tyrant flycatcher. This bird breeds from southern Arizona and the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the USA through Central America, South America as far as south as central Argentina and western...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tropical_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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290.  
Tropical Mockingbird  [Mimus gilvus]
The Tropical Mockingbird, Mimus gilvus, is a resident breeding bird from southern Mexico south to northern Brazil, and in the Lesser Antilles and other Caribbean islands. The birds in Panama and Trinidad may have been introduced. The Northern Mockingbird...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tropical_mockingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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291.  
Tropical Parula  [Setophaga pitiayumi]
The Tropical Parula, Parula pitiayumi, is a small New World warbler. It breeds from southernmost Texas and northwest Mexico (Sonora) south through Central America to northern Argentina, including Trinidad and Tobago. This passerine is not migratory, but n...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tropical_parula/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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292.  
Tufted Flycatcher  [Mitrephanes phaeocercus]
The Tufted Flycatcher, Mitrephanes phaeocercus, is a small passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. It breeds in highlands from northwestern Mexico to northwestern Ecuador and eastern Bolivia. It is a common inhabitant of mature mountain forest and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tufted_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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293.  
Tufted Titmouse  [Baeolophus bicolor]
The Tufted Titmouse, Baeolophus bicolor, is a small songbird from central North America, a species in the tit and chickadee family (Paridae). The Black-crested Titmouse, which is found from central and southern Texas southwards, was included as a subspeci...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tufted_titmouse/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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294.  
Varied Bunting  [Passerina versicolor]
The Varied Bunting (Passerina versicolor) belongs to the Passerina genus of birds in the Cardinal family Cardinalidae.It is mostly found in Mexico, with a northern breeding range that extends into the furthest south parts of the U.S. states of Arizona, Ne...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/varied_bunting/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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295.  
Varied Thrush  [Ixoreus naevius]
The Varied Thrush (Zoothera naevia or Ixoreus naevius) is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It breeds in western North America from Alaska to northern California. It is migratory, with northern breeders moving south within or somewhat beyond the bre...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/varied_thrush/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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296.  
Veery  [Catharus fuscescens]
The Veery, Catharus fuscescens, is a small thrush species. It is occasionally called Willow Thrush or Wilson's Thrush. This species is 16-18 cm in length, and has the white-dark-white underwing pattern characteristic of Catharus thrushes. It is a member o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/veery/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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297.  
Venezuelan Troupial  [Icterus icterus]
The Troupial or Trupial, also known as Icterus icterus is the national bird of Venezuela and one of about 25 or so species of "New World Orioles". Description The Troupial is fairly large in size, with a long tail and a bulky bill. It has a black head and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/venezuelan_troupial/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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298.  
Verdin  [Auriparus flaviceps]
The Verdin (Auriparus flaviceps) is a species of penduline tit. It is the only species in the genus Auriparus, and the only species in the family to be found in the New World.The Verdin is a very small bird. At 4.5 inches in length, it rivals the Bushtit...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/verdin/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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299.  
Vermilion Flycatcher  [Pyrocephalus rubinus]
The Vermilion Flycatcher, Pyrocephalus rubinus, is a small passerine bird that can be found in the southwestern United States, Central America, and northern and central South America, and southwards to central Argentina. Males are bright red in color, wit...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/vermilion_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Mar 11, 2019
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300.  
Vesper Sparrow  [Pooecetes gramineus]
The Vesper Sparrow, Pooecetes gramineus, is a medium-sized sparrow. It is the only member of the genus Pooecetes (Baird 1858).Adults have light brown upperparts and light underparts, both with darker streaking. They have a white eye ring and a long dark b...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/vesper_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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301.  
Violet-green Swallow  [Tachycineta thalassina]
The Violet-green Swallow, Tachycineta thalassina, is a small swallow.Adults are velvet green on their upperparts with white underparts and a forked tail; they have white patches on the side of the rump. They are somewhat similar in appearance to the Tree...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/violet_green_swallow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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302.  
Virginia's Warbler  [Oreothlypis virginiae]
Virginia's Warbler, Vermivora virginiae, is a species of New World warbler. Despite what its name may suggest, Virginia's warbler is not actually named after the American State of Virginia, which makes sense as the birds range only reaches as far east as...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/virginias_warbler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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303.  
Warbler Finch  [Certhidea olivacea]
The Warbler Finch (Certhidea olivacea) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is the only member of the genus Certhidea.It is endemic to Ecuador.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montan...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/warbler_finch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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304.  
Warbling Vireo  [Vireo gilvus]
The Warbling Vireo, Vireo gilvus, is a small songbird.Adults are 12 cm long and weigh 12 g. They are mainly olive-grey on the head and upperparts with white underparts; they have brown eyes and the front of the face is light. There is a white supercilium....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/warbling_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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305.  
Western Bluebird  [Sialia mexicana]
The Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) is a medium-sized thrush.Adults have a grey belly. Adult males are bright blue on top and on the throat with a red breast; they have a brown patch on their back. Adult females have duller blue wings and tail, a brown...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_bluebird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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306.  
Western Kingbird  [Tyrannus verticalis]
The Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) is a large tyrant flycatcher.Adults are grey-olive on the upperparts with a grey head and a dark line through the eyes; the underparts are light becoming light orange-yellow on the lower breast and belly. They ha...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_kingbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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307.  
Western Meadowlark  [Sturnella neglecta]
The Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) is a medium-sized blackbird, very similar in appearance to the Eastern Meadowlark.Adults have yellow underparts, with a black "V" on the breast, and white flanks which are streaked with black. Their upperparts a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_meadowlark/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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308.  
Western Scrub-Jay  [Aphelocoma californica]
The passerine birds of the genus Aphelocoma[A]) include the scrub-jays and relatives. They are New World jays found in Mexico, western Central America and the western United States, with an outlying population in Florida. This genus belongs to the group o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_scrub_jay/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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309.  
Western Spindalis  [Spindalis zena]
The Western Spindalis (Spindalis zena), or Stripe-headed Tanager is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, the United States,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_spindalis/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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310.  
Western Tanager  [Piranga ludoviciana]
The Western Tanager, Piranga ludoviciana, is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae.Adults have pale stout pointed bills, yellow underparts and light wing bars. Adult males have a bright red face and a yellow nape, shoulder, and rump, w...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_tanager/ - Last revised: May 07, 2019
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311.  
Western Wood-Pewee  [Contopus sordidulus]
The Western Wood-Pewee, Contopus sordidulus, is a small Tyrant flycatcher.Adults are grey-olive on the upperparts with light underparts, washed with olive on the breast. They have two wing bars and a dark bill. This bird is very similar in appearance to t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_wood_pewee/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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312.  
White Wagtail  [Motacilla alba]
The White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) is a small passerine bird in the wagtail family Motacillidae, which also includes the pipits and longclaws. This species breeds in much of Europe and Asia and parts of north Africa. It is resident in the mildest parts of...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_wagtail/ - Last revised: Jun 29, 2018
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313.  
White-breasted Nuthatch  [Sitta carolinensis]
The White-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis, is a small songbird.The adult birds are about 155 millimeters (6 inches) long. In the adult male the cap and a band on the upper mantle are black. The rest of the upper parts are a pale blue-gray. The wing...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_breasted_nuthatch/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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314.  
White-cheeked Starling  [Sturnus cineraceus]
The White-cheeked Starling or Grey Starling (Sturnus cineraceus) is a passerine bird of the starling family. It is native to eastern Asia where it is a common and well-known bird in much of its range. Usually, it is placed in the genus Sturnus, but someti...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_cheeked_starling/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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315.  
White-crowned Sparrow  [Zonotrichia leucophrys]
The White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) is a medium-sized sparrow native to North America.Adults are 18 cm long and have black and white stripes on their head, a grey face, brown streaked upper parts and a long tail. The wings are brown with ba...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_crowned_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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316.  
White-eyed Vireo  [Vireo griseus]
The White-eyed Vireo, Vireo griseus, is a small songbird. It breeds in the southeastern USA from New Jersey west to northern Missouri and south to Texas and Florida, and also in eastern Mexico, northern Central America, Cuba and the Bahamas. Populations o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_eyed_vireo/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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317.  
White-rumped Shama  [Copsychus malabaricus]
The White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus) is a small passerine bird of the family Muscicapidae. It was formerly classified as a member of the Thrush family, Turdidae, causing it to be commonly known as the White-rumped Shama Thrush or simply Shama Th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_rumped_shama/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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318.  
White-throated Sparrow  [Zonotrichia albicollis]
The White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis, is a passerine bird of the American sparrow family Emberizidae.It is a 17 cm long North American species, breeding in central Canada and New England. It nests either on the ground under shrubs or low in...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_throated_sparrow/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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319.  
Willow Flycatcher  [Empidonax traillii]
The Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) is a small insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family.Adults have brown-olive upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with whitish underparts; they have an indistinct white eye ring, white wing bars and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/willow_flycatcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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320.  
Wilson's Warbler  [Cardellina pusilla]
The Wilson's Warbler, (Wilsonia pusilla), is a New World warbler. It breeds in northern North America across Canada and south through the western USA.It is migratory, wintering in Central America. This is a very rare vagrant to western Europe.The Wilson's...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wilsons_warbler/ - Last revised: May 07, 2019
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Winter Wren  [Troglodytes hiemalis]
The Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes), also known as the Northern Wren, is a very small bird, a member of the mainly New World wren family Troglodytidae. It is the only one of nearly sixty species in the family which occurs in the Old World; in Europe...
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Wood Thrush  [Hylocichla mustelina]
The Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, is a North American passerine bird. It is closely related to other thrushes such as the American Robin and is widely distributed across North America, wintering in Central America and southern Mexico. The Wood Thrush...
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Woodpecker Finch  [Camarhynchus pallidus]
The Woodpecker Finch, Camarhynchus pallidus, is one of the so-called Darwin's finches. First described by Charles Darwin on the Galápagos Islands, it is a unique species which uses a twig, stick, or cactus spine as a tool. The tool is used as compensation...
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Worm-eating Warbler  [Helmitheros vermivorum]
The Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus) is a small New World warbler. It is the only species classified in the genus Helmitheros. It is 13 cm long and weighs 13 g. It is relatively plain with olive-brown upperparts and light-coloured underparts,...
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Wrentit  [Chamaea fasciata]
The Wrentit, Chamaea fasciata, is a small bird that lives in chaparral and bushland. It is the only species in the genus Chamaea.Its systematics have been the subject of much debate, the Wrentit having been placed in many different families by different a...
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Yellow Warbler  [Setophaga petechia]
The Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia, is a New World warbler. It is the most widespread Dendroica warbler, breeding in almost the whole of North America and down to northern South America.The Yellow Warbler proper (aestiva group) breeds in the whole of...
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Yellow-bellied Flycatcher  [Empidonax flaviventris]
The Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Empidonax flaviventris, is a small insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family.Adults have brownish-olive upperparts, darker on the wings and tail, with yellowish underparts; they have a white eye ring, white wing bar...
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Yellow-billed Magpie  [Pica nuttalli]
The Yellow-billed Magpie, Pica nuttalli, is a large bird in the crow family found only in California. It inhabits the Central Valley and the adjacent chaparral foothills and mountains. Apart from its having a yellow bill and a yellow streak around the eye...
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329.  
Yellow-breasted Chat  [Icteria virens]
The Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) is a large songbird, the most atypical member of the New World warbler family, and the only member of the genus Icteria. Found throughout North America, from southern-plains Canada to central Mexico during the sum...
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Yellow-browed Warbler  [Phylloscopus inornatus]
The Yellow-browed Warbler or Inornate Warbler, (Phylloscopus inornatus) is a leaf warbler which breeds in Asia east from the Urals to China. This warbler is strongly migratory and winters in southeast Asia. This is an abundant bird of lowland and mountain...
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331.  
Yellow-eyed Junco  [Junco phaeonotus]
The Yellow-eyed Junco, Junco phaeonotus, is a species of junco, a genus of small American sparrows. It is the only North American junco with yellow eyes. Alternate names include Mexican Junco, Baird's Junco, Chiapas Junco, and Guatemala Junco.Its range is...
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Yellow-faced Grassquit  [Tiaris olivaceus]
The Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus) is a passerine bird which breeds from central Mexico to Colombia and northwestern Venezuela, and also on the Greater Antilles. It is a vagrant to the United States and has been introduced to Hawai?i. It was fo...
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333.  
Yellow-fronted Canary  [Serinus mozambicus]
The Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus) is a small passerine bird in the finch family. It is known elsewhere and in aviculture as the Green Singing Finch.This bird is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Its habitat is open wood...
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Yellow-headed Blackbird  [Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus]
The Yellow-headed Blackbird, Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus, is a medium-sized blackbird, and the only member of the genus Xanthocephalus.Adults have a pointed bill. The adult male is mainly black with a yellow head and breast; they have a white wing patch...
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Yellow-rumped Warbler  [Setophaga coronata]
Three closely related North American bird forms—the eastern Myrtle Warbler, its western counterpart, Audubon's Warbler, and the Central American Goldman's Warbler—are periodically lumped as the Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata).Since 1973, Americ...
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Yellow-throated Vireo  [Vireo flavifrons]
The Yellow-throated Vireo, Vireo flavifrons, is a small American songbird.Adults are mainly olive on the head and upperparts with a yellow throat and white belly; they have dark eyes with yellow "spectacles". The tail and wings are dark with white wing ba...
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Yellow-throated Warbler  [Setophaga dominica]
The Yellow-throated Warbler, Dendroica dominica, is a small New World warbler. These birds breed in southeastern North America, and their breeding ranges extend from southern Pennsylvania and northern Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico. Two subspecies may be...
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