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Eastern Phoebe Bird
May 9, 2017

Eastern Phoebe Bird

The eastern phoebe is a rather dull phoebe found in the east and across central Canada. It frequently nests under eaves, bridges, or other overhangs on human-made structures. The eastern phoebe is most easily separated from other dull flycatchers by its characteristic habit of dipping its tail in a circular motion. Monotypic. Length 4.5 . The eastern is brownish…

Phoebe Bird Call
April 6, 2017

Phoebe Bird Call

Enlarge Figure 1. Breeding, nonbreeding (winter), and year-round ranges of the Eastern Phoebe. See text for extra-limital records. . data-asset-stateprov= data-asset-country= data-asset-date= data-asset-username= data-asset-checklistid= data-media-type= image/jpeg data-asset-mllinkassetid= 24946541 data-asset-restricted= true > Enlarge Adult Eastern…

Show me a Picture of a Birds
June 17, 2017

Show me a Picture of a Birds

Many can also run, jump, swim, and dive. Some, like penguins, have lost the ability to fly but retained their wings. Birds are found worldwide and in all habitats. The largest is the nine-foot-tall ostrich. The smallest is the two-inch-long bee hummingbird. Everything about the anatomy of a bird reflects its ability to fly. The wings, for example, are shaped…

Phoebe Bird Images
March 25, 2017

Phoebe Bird Images

The parents made a popping noise with their wings to scare off intruders. Incubation typically lasts 15-16 days. These babies hatched on May 30 (the day this photo was taken.) This photo was taken on Day 6. Eastern Phoebes also sometimes re-use the same nest for a second brood. Chris indicated that this location has had an active Phoebe nest site for at least…

Dark Gray Bird with white breast
June 20, 2017

Dark Gray Bird with white breast

Tufted Titmouse Northern Mockingbird Northern Mockingbirds stay with us year-round unless you live really far north. Males and females are indistinguishable, and each defends its own feeding territory in wintertime backyards. The slightly drooping wings are characteristic of the bird. The only bird likely confused with this long-tailed common gray bird in the…