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What are Song Birds?

What are Song Birds?

Written by on September 22, 2014 in Song Birds with 5 Comments

We have all heard the sounds of birds, some are chirps, but some have a variety of sounds. These are the song birds. They have vocal organs that have developed to create a diverse and sometimes elaborate collection of sounds. Song birds belong to the order of perching birds, called Passeriformes. They are often grouped […]

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The Blue Jay

The Blue Jay

Written by on December 25, 2013 in Common Backyard Birds with 1 Comment

A common bird to most of North America, Blue Jays are distinctive in that they have blue feathers on their back. The color can range from a rich lavender-blue to a pale soft blue. Their breast feathers are white and they have a strong black beak. Blue Jays belong to the Corvidae family, which also […]

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The House Wren

The House Wren

Written by on April 18, 2012 in Common Backyard Birds with 2 Comments

Considered one of the most common birds in all of the Americas, the House Wren is a song bird, small in size, but encompassing numerous subspecies. These subspecies are usually designated because of their locations. Like the Northern House Wren is typically found in North America, while the Southern House Wren is found in South […]

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Common Backyard Birds

Common Backyard Birds

Written by on March 17, 2012 in Common Backyard Birds with 2 Comments

One of the most common questions we get asked by those just starting to enjoy their backyard birds is which ones will we find. That’s an understandable question. When you aren’t used to looking for the differences, you will often not realize the variety of birds you have right in your own backyard. Birds common […]

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