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Birds week 11

Birds week 11

1. Red-winged Blackbird BBL: RWBL Scientific Name: Agelaius phoeniceus Order: Passeriformes Habitat: marshes More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird 2. Common Grackle BBL: COGR Scientific Name: Quiscalus quiscula Order: Passeriformes Habitat: open woodlands More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Common_Grackle  3. Brown-headed Cowbird BBL: BHCO Scientific Name: Molothrus ater Order:  Passeriformes Habitat: grasslands More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Brown-headed_Cowbird  4. Purple Finch  BBL:   PUFI Scientific Name: Haemorhous purpureus  Order: Passeriformes Habitat:  forests More information can be sourced…

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Birds week 10

Birds week 10

1. Wood thrush BBL: WOTH Scientific Name: Hylocichla mustelina  Order: Passeriformes  Habitat: forests More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Wood_Thrush  2. Northern Mockingbird BBL: NOMO Scientific Name: Mimus polyglottos Order: Passeriformes Habitat: towns More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Northern_Mockingbird 3. Cedar Waxwing BBL: CEWA Scientific Name: Bombycilla cedrorum Order: Passeriformes Habitat: open woodlands More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Cedar_Waxwing 4. Yellow Warbler BBL:  YEWA Scientific Name: Setophaga petechia Order: Passeriformes Habitat: open woodlands More information can be sourced…

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Birds week 9

Birds week 9

1. Ruby-throated Hummingbird  BBL: RTHU Scientific Name: Archilochus colubris  Order: Caprimulgiformes Habitat: open woodlands More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Ruby-throated_Hummingbird/  2. Belted Kingfisher BBL: BEKI Scientific Name: Megaceryle alcyon Order: Coraciiformes Habitat: Lakes and ponds More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Belted_Kingfisher 3. Eastern Kingbird BBL: EAKI Scientific Name: Tyrannus tyrannus Order: Passeriformes Habitat: grasslands More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Eastern_Kingbird  4. Common Raven BBL:  CORA Scientific Name: Corvus corax Order: Passeriformes Habitat: forests More information can be…

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Birds week 8

Birds week 8

1.  Ring-necked Pheasant BBL: RNPH Scientific Name: Phasianus colchicus Order: Galliformes Habitat: grasslands More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Ring-necked_Pheasant 2.  Northern Gannet BBL: NOGA Scientific Name: Morus bassanus  Order: Suliformes Habitat: oceans More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Northern_Gannet 3. Great Cormorant BBL: GRCO Scientific Name: Phalacrocorax carbo Order: Suliformes Habitat: shorelines More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Great_Cormorant  4. Great Blue Heron BBL:  GBHE Scientific Name: Ardea herodias Order: Pelecaniformes Habitat: marshes More information can be sourced at:…

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Birds week 7

Birds week 7

1. White winged scoter BBL: WWSC Scientific Name: Melanitta deglandi Order: Anseriformes Habitat:  lakes ponds coastlines. More information can be sourced at:   https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/White-winged_Scoter 2. Long-tailed Duck  BBL: LTDU Scientific Name: Clangula hyemalis Order: Anseriformes Habitat: lakes ponds coastlines. More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Long-tailed_Duck 3. Bufflehead BBL: BUFF Scientific Name: Bucephala albeola Order:  Anseriformes Habitat:  lakes ponds coastlines. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Bufflehead 4. Common Goldeneye BBL:  COGO Scientific Name: Bucephala clangula Order: Anseriformes Habitat:  lakes…

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Birds week 6

Birds week 6

1. Atlantic Brant BBL: ATBR Scientific Name: Branta bernicla Order: Anseriformes Habitat: marshes More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Brant  2. Canada Goose BBL: CAGO Scientific Name: Branta canadensis Order: Anseriformes Habitat: marshes More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose  3. American Black Duck BBL: AMBD Scientific Name: Anas rubripes  Order: Anseriformes Habitat: lakes and ponds More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Black_Duck 4.  Common Eider BBL:  COEI Scientific Name: Somateria mollissima Order: Anseriformes Habitat: oceans More information can be…

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Birds week 5

Birds week 5

1.  Downy Woodpecker BBL: DOWO Scientific Name: Dryobates pubescens Order: Piciformes Habitat: forests More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Downy_Woodpecker 2. Hairy Woodpecker BBL:  HAWO Scientific Name: Dryobates villosus Order: Piciformes Habitat: forests More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Hairy_Woodpecker 3. Northern Flicker BBL: NOFL Scientific Name: Colaptes auratus Order: Piciformes Habitat: open woodlands More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Northern_Flicker 4.  Pileated Woodpecker BBL:  PIWO Scientific Name: Dryocopus pileatus Order: Piciformes Habitat: forests More information can be sourced at:…

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Birds week 4

Birds week 4

1.  Mourning dove BBL: MODO Scientific Name: Zenaida macroura Order: Columbiformes Habitat: Open Woodlands More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Mourning_Dove 2. White-breasted Nuthatch BBL: WBNU Scientific Name: Sitta carolinensis Order: Passeriformes Habitat: forests  More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/White-breasted_Nuthatch# 3. Northern Cardinal BBL: NOCA Scientific Name: Cardinalis cardinalis Order: Passeriformes Habitat: open woodlands  More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Northern_Cardinal 4. House Finch BBL:  HOFI Scientific Name: Haemorhous mexicanus Order: Passeriformes Habitat: towns  More information can be sourced…

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Birds week 3

Birds week 3

1. Osprey  BBL: OSPR Scientific Name: Pandion haliaetus Order: Accipitriformes  Habitat: Lakes, Marsh, Estuaries, coastlines.  More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Osprey  2. Bald Eagle BBL: BAEA Scientific Name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus Order: Accipitriformes  Habitat: Forrests, coastlines, old growth.  More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Bald_Eagle 3. Northern Harrier BBL:  NOHA Scientific Name: Circus cyaneus Order: Accipitriformes  Habitat: Grasslands More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Northern_Harrier 4. Cooper’s Hawk BBL:  COHA Scientific Name:  Accipiter cooperii Order: Accipitriformes  Habitat: Forests Old Growth. …

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100 Birds: Week 2

100 Birds: Week 2

Mallard  BBL: MALL Scientific Name: Anas platyrhynchos Order: Waterfowl Habitat: Lakes, ponds, rivers, estuaries More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Mallard 2. Double-crested Cormorant BBL: DCCO Scientific Name: Phalacrocorax auritus Order: Gannets  Habitat: Trees around lagoons, ponds, harbors estuaries marshes. More information can be sourced at:  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Double-crested_Cormorant/lifehistory#habitat  3. Herring Gull  BBL: HEGU Scientific Name: Larus argentatus Order: Shorebirds Habitat: Shorelines, open water, marshes, picnic grounds, fish processing/harvesting areas.  More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Herring_Gull  4. Great Black-backed Gull BBL: …

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