A Winter Wren: One of England's Well-Loved Birds! This is actually a Carolina Wren, identified as such by the warm reddish brown back, buffy underparts and white stripe above the eye. This bird is also much bigger than a Winter Wren.
North American Birds of Prey: Barred owl. Regardless of what this days, Barred Owls have moved all the way from the East Coast to the West Coast. I've personally seen them in the state of Oregon multiple times.
The Rose Breasted Grosbeak, part of the finch family, is a much loved bird in Mexico, Central and South America. It migrates to the Northeast in the summer. I have had these visit my birdfeeder in Michigan
North American Birds in Danger A recent Audubon Society report reveals that several North American bird populations are declining, putting these birds in danger of possible extinction if we don’t change. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
Where is my tea? The Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) is a medium-sized American sparrow. Among the native sparrows in North America, it is easily one of the most abundant, variable and adaptable species.
Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Photo taken at Shark Valley, Everglades National Park. All rights reserved. by Alessandro Abate. Shark Valley is one of my favorite spots in the glades, lots of these beautiful swamp chickens around!