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    White-crowned Sparrow

    Overview The trim, elegant White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) breeds in brushy, open terrain, whether in the sub-Arctic, in...

    Fox Sparrow

    Overview The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a relatively large species. It is brown, red-brown, or gray above...

    Aphids

    Overview Plants are facing constant threats from pests and pathogens. Nearly half of the one million known insect...

    Rufous-sided Towhee

    Overview The Rufous-sided Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) is a spectacular large, long-tailed, red-eyed sparrow is known as Red-Eyed Towhee,...

    Northern Pygmy-Owl

    Appearance The Northern Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium gnoma) is tiny indeed no bigger than a good-sized-sparrow. It has two distinctive...

    Great Horned Owl

    Overview The Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), also known as the "Flying Tiger," found virtually throughout the Americas,...

    Great Spotted Woodpecker

    The Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) is about the size of a starling. It is widespread across Europe, except for Ireland and...

    Eastern Bluebird

    Overview The sweet chirrup and the flash of blue in garden or orchard or along a rural road...

    Chuck-will’s-widow

    Overview The Chuck-will's-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis) is nocturnal and rarely seen during the day. When flushed, it flies off...

    Brown-headed Cowbird

    Overview Few birds are as generally disapproved of as the Brown-headed Cowbird ( Molothrus ater), which lays its...