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Which Three Raptors Live on Every Continent but Antarctica?

Which Three Raptors Live on Every Continent but Antarctica?

— Highly adaptable and capable of flying long distances, they are some of the most successful bird species in the world.
People Once Believed Bohemian Waxwings Had an Amazing Superpower

People Once Believed Bohemian Waxwings Had an Amazing Superpower

— Until the 16th century, it was thought that the birds could glow in the dark.
Juncos Are the Original Snowbirds

Juncos Are the Original Snowbirds

— As winter arrives, flocks of these lively little birds suddenly appear across much of the U.S.
Here's How Much Food Three Different Birds Need to Eat Daily

Here's How Much Food Three Different Birds Need to Eat Daily

— From hawks to hummingbirds, avians have some enormous appetites.
Find Some Dapper Ducks This Fall

Find Some Dapper Ducks This Fall

— North America is home to several striking drakes, and autumn is the best season to see their fresh plumage.
Why Are All Those Chickadees, Nuthatches, and Kinglets Hanging Out?

Why Are All Those Chickadees, Nuthatches, and Kinglets Hanging Out?

— As colder weather sets in, some small birds form mixed flocks to increase their chances of survival.
Can You Hear the Difference Between These Saw-whet Owl Calls?

Can You Hear the Difference Between These Saw-whet Owl Calls?

— Listen closely . . .
What Is the Most Abundant Wild Bird in the World?

What Is the Most Abundant Wild Bird in the World?

— Found in sub-Saharan Africa, Red-billed Queleas are so plentiful that a single colony can span hundreds of acres.
Get to Know the Yellow-eyed Junco

Get to Know the Yellow-eyed Junco

— Or, as locals in the Southwest once called it, the "lightning bird."
Is That a Phoebe or Pewee Calling?

Is That a Phoebe or Pewee Calling?

— Eastern Phoebes and Wood-Pewees are vocal birds. Here's how to tell them apart by their songs.
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