Birds of North America - portfolio 2



Mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides) male with morsel for young in nest cavity.
mountain bluebird
 
Chukar (Alectoris chukar) two birds in fall colors and driving rain.
chukar (partridge)
 
Northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) male.
northern cardinal
 
Pie-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) with a sunfish breakfast.
pie-billed grebe




White-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) perched in huisache blossoms, spring plumage.
white-crowned
sparrow
 
Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) male singing the song of spring in reeds.
yellow-headed
blackbird
 
Painted bunting (Passerina ciris) male, the most wildly colored songbird in the North America.
painted bunting
 
Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) female and spring blossoms.
pyrrhuloxia




Sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) male displaying.
sage grouse
 
Merriam's wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami) roosted flock at sunrise.
wild turkey
(merriam's)
 
Great gray owl (Strix nebulosa) on hunting perch.
great gray owl
 
Ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) male in golden fall grass.
ring-necked
pheasant




Canada goose (Branta canadensis) roosted flock before sunrise on bitterly cold morning.
canada geese
 
Merriam's wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami) male in full strut.
wild turkey,
(merriam's)
 
Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) female (l) and male (r) guard day-old colt in spring wetlands.
sandhill cranes
 
Snow goose (Chen caerulescens) flock settled for the night well after sunset.
snow geese





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