2 Species of Eagles in Texas

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Why are eagles so likeable? Well, it’s easy to fall in love with these birds of prey because they exhibit traits that are mostly associated with leadership. As a symbol, they represent grace, honor, bravery, determination, and more importantly, beauty. And here’s another crazy fact: Some religions believe that eagles can fly so high as […]

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2 Types of Bald Eagle: What’s the Difference?

Bald Eagle

Here’s a fun fact: Did you know the ‘bald’ in ‘bald eagle’ is actually an old English word ‘balde,’ that means white? So, if you thought this type of bird had no hair on its head, you’re way off tangent. Right out of the gates, we’re just going to say even though we’ve been told […]

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3 Proven Ways to Keep Sparrows Out of Bluebird Houses

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Sparrows are invasive species, and they have no problem taking over bluebird houses and even killing the bluebirds. While it can be challenging to keep these birds away entirely, if you know what you’re doing, there are a few tips and tricks that you can follow to keep them away from your bluebird houses. We […]

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7 Common Red Birds in 2021

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Maybe you’ve spotted a red bird and want to know what you are looking at. Or perhaps you just want to know what birds sport a fiery red plumage. Either way, we’ve tracked down seven red birds for you. While this isn’t an exhaustive list, it does cover common species out there. Common Red Birds […]

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7 Common Yellow Birds in 2021

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Birding is an incredible hobby. It’s one of those things that help you gain perspective in life, in addition to giving you reasons to smile. This will in turn help you create meaningful relationships, and thus live a long, happy, and fulfilling life. Now that you understand why we love birding so much, it’s time […]

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8 Species of Hawks in Michigan

Hawks are majestic creatures, and Michigan is home to eight of them year-round. Known for their hunting skills and agility, they soar the skies with ease. However, some hawks on this list are losing their habitat because of deforestation. 1. Sharp-shinned Hawk Coming in at the smallest hawk species in Michigan, we have the Sharp-shinned […]

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9 Species of Hawks in Florida

Swainson's Hawk

Birding has grown in popularity over the years, and there are few birds more sought after and impressive to watch than the hawk. But as all experienced birders know, not all hawks are the same, and they come in tons of variations. If you’re a birdwatcher in Florida, you can come across a litany of […]

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17 Finch Species Found in the United States

Hoary Redpoll

Finches are a member of the Fringillidae family of the Passeriformes order. Collectively, the group is often called the New World seedeaters, and it also includes longspurs, chaffinches, and more. This is a family of songbirds, and its members exhibit bright colors and beautiful songs. Across the world, there are over 229 species in the […]

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2 Species of Eagles in California

The Golden Eagle

Eagles are extraordinary birds, no matter which of the 60 species you see. The lineage of birds goes back about 144 million years. The first eagles began evolving around 36 million years ago. All are raptors or birds of prey. They are the avian’s version of the food web’s top predator, and it’s easy to […]

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9 Species of Hawks in Ohio

Red-Tailed Hawk

With its lush woodlands, grasslands, and several prominent rivers, Ohio provides an ideal environment for hawks. There are an estimated 25 different hawk species across the United States, and each state has its own collection of hawk species depending on the climate and food sources that the hawks need. Many hawk species are migratory and […]

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