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    Bar-headed Goose

    The Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus), previously known as Indian Goose, is a large goose with a striking black-and-white pattern on head and...

    Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

    Long before this worldwide species became the "barn" owl, it nested and took shelter in hollow trees, caves, and burrows. Often it...

    Barred Owl (Strix varia)

    In the daytime, an owl sitting inconspicuously in a tree is frequently mobbed by a noisy flock of scolding small birds, a...

    Bay-breasted Warbler

    Overview Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea) appears more sluggish in foraging than do other warblers feeding in the same...

    Belted Kingfisher

    Overview As it leaves a favored perch overlooking a pool or lake, the Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) often...

    Black-and-White Warbler

    Overview Early ornithologists called this species the Black-and-White Creeper or Creeping Warbler (Mniotilta varia). Constantly in motion, in...

    Black-backed Woodpecker

    The Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) and the Three-toed Woodpecker are the most northerly of the family. Both are rather tame. The Black-backed,...

    Black-billed Magpie

    Overview The Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia), also called Common Magpie, is perhaps the most charming bird of the...

    Black-capped Chickadee

    Overview The Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) often joins foraging flocks of other species and feeds on insect eggs,...

    Blackpoll Warbler

    The Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata) is one of the most abundant warblers in the East and has an enormous breeding range in...

    Blue Jay

    Overview This handsome, noisy bird is known for its raucous voice and the wide variety of its calls,...

    Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

    Overview Several species of gnatcatchers are found throughout the warmer parts of the Americas. All of them build...