Wood Storks: Peculiar-Looking Birds

In contrast to the fresh pink of the spoonbill, the wood stork appears oddly prehistoric. A close relative of the spoonbill and the ibis, this is the only stork native to North America. Fossils of a wood stork (or a “sister” stork—one that is very...

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About Birdsongs, Calls, and More

In his book Bird Trivia: Funny, Strange, and Incredible Facts about North American Birds, naturalist and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela talks about mysterious and amazing birdsongs. Here are some excerpts for you! The Most Prolific Songster Birds are well known for their amazing songs. The Brown Thrasher is the...

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