What Types of Eagles Live in Europe? (11 species w/pics)

What Types of Eagles Live in Europe? (11 species w/pics)

What types of eagles can you find in Europe?   Whenever they appear, I make sure to stop and watch these incredible birds of prey. I’m always amazed at their beauty, large size, and astonishing ability to soar at extreme heights! And I’m not alone, as eagles have a special place in many people’s hearts and minds.   Below are the eagles that live in […]

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21 BLUE Birds That Live in the United States! (ID GUIDE)

21 BLUE Birds That Live in the United States! (ID GUIDE)

Did you see a BLUE bird in the United States?   If so, I’m sure you’re wondering what type of bird it was! Luckily, you can use the guide below to help you figure it out.   And let me clarify, “When I say blue birds, I mean birds that are partly or entirely blue.” Surprisingly, there are 21 blue birds in the United States […]

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The 13 Owl Species That Live in Europe! (2021)

The 13 Owl Species That Live in Europe! (2021)

What types of owls can you see in Europe?   The above question is common, so I thought I’d help by making a list of all the individual owl species that live in Europe. RELATED: 7 Proven Ways To Attract Owls To YOUR Home!   The temptation to intersperse this entire article with puns is almost overwhelming. I could just wing it and beak-off about these birds […]

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25 RED Birds That Live in the United States! (ID Guide)

25 RED Birds That Live in the United States! (ID Guide)

Did you see a RED bird in the United States?   If so, I’m sure you’re wondering what type of bird it was! Luckily, you can use the guide below to help you figure it out!   There are 25 birds in the United States that are considered “red.”   For the purpose of this article, I include primarily red and partially red birds.   […]

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39 Types of Sparrows Found In The United States! (ID Guide)

39 Types of Sparrows Found In The United States! (ID Guide)

What kinds of sparrows can you find in the United States?   No matter where you live in the United States, you are familiar with seeing sparrows. However, many people are surprised to discover the wide variety of species near them.   Below you’ll learn how to identify sparrows by sight or sound. Make sure to pay attention to the range maps to see which […]

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The 5 Types of Grosbeaks in the United States! (ID Guide)

The 5 Types of Grosbeaks in the United States! (ID Guide)

What kinds of grosbeaks can you find in the United States? The name “Grosbeak” may imply that their beaks are gross, but they are anything but that.   In actuality, the meaning of the name comes from the Latin words “gros” and “beccus,” meaning “large beaks.” This name is fitting since these beautiful birds rely on their thick bills to crack open nuts and seeds. […]

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The 3 Types of Crossbills in the United States! (ID Guide)

The 3 Types of Crossbills in the United States! (ID Guide)

What kinds of crossbills can you find in the United States?   Crossbills, which are considered a type of finch, are incredibly unique-looking birds. As their name suggests, they have a crisscrossed bill which looks like it would make it impossible to eat! But incredibly, these birds have adapted these bills to allow them to extract seeds from pinecones.     Luckily, all species of […]

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The 3 Types of Goldfinches in the United States! (ID Guide)

The 3 Types of Goldfinches in the United States! (ID Guide)

What kinds of goldfinches can you find in the United States?   Goldfinches are known for their beautiful coloring and sweet song—no wonder they’re one of the most popular birds around!   Luckily, all of them visit bird feeders, so you have a great chance of attracting goldfinches to your yard. If you’re lucky, you may even see a goldfinch at my bird feeding station […]

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The 20 Types of Finches Found in the United States! (2021)

The 20 Types of Finches Found in the United States! (2021)

What kinds of finches can you find in the United States?   Finches are incredibly beautiful birds and a lot of fun to see in your backyard.     Luckily, almost all of them visit bird feeders, so you have a good chance of attracting multiple types of finches to your yard. If you’re lucky, you may even see a finch at my bird feeding […]

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30 Water Birds That Live in the United States! (w/Pics)

30 Water Birds That Live in the United States! (w/Pics)

What kinds of water birds can you find in the United States?   Visit any lake, river, or wetland, and you are almost certain to see some type of bird in the water, whether it’s a duck searching for food in the shallows or a heron stalking prey along the shore.   Today, you are going to learn 30 water bird species that are COMMON […]

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Which Ducks Live in the United States? (25 Species w/Pics)

Which Ducks Live in the United States? (25 Species w/Pics)

What kinds of ducks can you find in the United States?   Who doesn’t love ducks? Head to almost any water habitat, and you are likely to see at least a few swimming around.   I think you’ll be amazed at how many duck species are found in the United States!   For people who are only ever used to seeing the common Mallard, this […]

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Birds of Prey in the USA! (26 COMMON Species)

Birds of Prey in the USA! (26 COMMON Species)

What kinds of birds of prey can you find in the United States?   This question is common, both for birders and non-birders alike. Raptors are popular animals that tend to catch people’s interest more than most other species. Luckily, in the United States, there are many species in all sorts of different habitats.   Today, you will learn about 26 types of raptors that […]

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Types of Herons in the United States! (11 species)

Types of Herons in the United States! (11 species)

What kinds of herons can you find in the United States?   If you visit any type of water habitat, you are likely to see at least one species of heron. These elegant birds are typically found in shallow water, which they enjoy wading through to find food.   Some types of herons are easy to spot when they are around, such as Great Blue […]

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Geese and Swans in the United States! (10 species)

Geese and Swans in the United States! (10 species)

Geese and swans are some of the largest birds you will find in the United States!     Assuming you’re near a large body of water, it shouldn’t be too hard to find at least a few different species. They are fairly common in most lakes, estuaries, wetlands, lagoons, bays, or anywhere else they can find food. Most types of geese and swans are also […]

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How Many COMMON Species of Birds Live in The US? (w/Pics)

How Many COMMON Species of Birds Live in The US? (w/Pics)

What kinds of birds can you find in the United States?   This question is hard to answer because of the vast number of birds found in the United States. Did you know there have been over 1,000 species recorded here?   As you can imagine, there was no way to include this many birds in the below article. So instead, I tried to focus […]

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7 Doves (& Pigeons) That Live In The United States!

7 Doves (& Pigeons) That Live In The United States!

What kinds of doves can you find in the United States?   Doves and pigeons (which is what larger doves are typically called) are stocky birds characterized by short necks, short slender bills, and a diet that is heavy on seeds. Due to their apparent peaceful nature, they are popular birds and a common visitor to backyards!   Today, you will learn about 7 types […]

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16 Types of Blackbirds in the United States! (w/Pics)

16 Types of Blackbirds in the United States! (w/Pics)

What kinds of blackbirds can you find in the United States?   Blackbirds are incredibly abundant in the United States. But while they are common, some of these species get a bad reputation because of their aggressive personalities and tendency to “bully” smaller songbirds at bird feeders (cough… European Starlings… cough).   The term “blackbird” is a bit wide-ranging. For the sake of this article, […]

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Types of Nuthatches in the United States! (4 species)

Types of Nuthatches in the United States! (4 species)

What kinds of nuthatches can you find in the United States?   Nuthatches are incredibly unique birds and a lot of fun to see in your backyard.     Luckily, they are relatively easy to identify. Nuthatches are known to forage on trees at any angle or orientation and are most commonly seen climbing down trees HEAD first.      If you’re lucky, you may […]

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Types of Chickadees in the United States! (5 species)

Types of Chickadees in the United States! (5 species)

What kinds of chickadees can you find in the United States?   Thanks to their bold and inquisitive personalities, chickadees are one of the most popular birds that visit backyard feeding stations. I love watching them fly in quickly to grab a seed and then immediately fly away to eat in private (or store for later)!   In the United States, you can find 5 […]

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17 Woodpecker Species in the United States! (ID Guide)

17 Woodpecker Species in the United States! (ID Guide)

What kinds of woodpeckers can you find in the United States?   Woodpeckers are one of my favorite birds to attract, and I look for them every day in our backyard. I love watching them eat suet from my feeders, or if I’m lucky, listening to them in the woods as they drum on trees. 🙂 RELATED: 6 Proven Ways to Attract Woodpeckers!   No matter […]

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The 10 Wren Species in the United States! (ID Guide)

The 10 Wren Species in the United States! (ID Guide)

What species of wrens can you find in the United States?   Wrens are incredible birds and they inhabit many different habitats. Even though they are small, wrens are incredibly bold and don’t back down to other species that are much larger than them.   If you encounter one, you can expect to hear loud and complex songs. Once you know what to listen for, […]

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The 3 Bluebird Species Found in the United States! (2021)

The 3 Bluebird Species Found in the United States! (2021)

What types of bluebirds can you find in the United States?   Bluebirds are one of the most popular birds in the United States and have captivated people’s interest and attention for a long time. These small birds, distinguished by their beautiful blue plumage, are actually part of the thrush family (Turdidae).   And while everyone WANTS to attract bluebirds to their backyard, it’s surprisingly […]

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8 Orioles That Live in the United States! (w/ Range Maps)

8 Orioles That Live in the United States! (w/ Range Maps)

What types of orioles can you find in the United States?   Few birds get me as excited as seeing Baltimore Orioles in my backyard each spring, either sipping grape jelly or feeding on orange halves. It’s no wonder these beautiful blackbirds (Yes, all orioles are part of the Icteridae family and considered blackbirds 🙂 ) draw so much attention and are a favorite amongst […]

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16 Types of Hawks Found in the United States! (w/ pics)

16 Types of Hawks Found in the United States! (w/ pics)

What types of hawks can you find in the United States?     Getting the chance to see a hawk is always fun. I enjoy watching these raptors everywhere, whether I am in my backyard, hiking in the woods, or even seeing one perched on a fence while I’m driving!   After doing some research, I was amazed at all the different hawk species in […]

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The 4 Types of Eagles Found in the United States! (w/Pics)

The 4 Types of Eagles Found in the United States! (w/Pics)

What types of eagles can you find in the United States?     Whenever they appear, I make sure to stop and watch these incredible birds of prey. I’m always amazed at their beauty, large size, and astonishing ability to soar at extreme heights! And I’m not alone, as eagles have a special place in many people’s hearts and minds. These majestic birds symbolize many […]

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What Are The 3 Types of Vultures Found In The United States? (2021)

What Are The 3 Types of Vultures Found In The United States? (2021)

What types of vultures can you find in the United States?     Lucky for you, no matter where you live in the United States, you should be able to find vultures nearby!   These birds are not considered attractive or “pretty” to most people. Regardless, vultures are incredibly important to the environment because they eat dead animals that most other predators can’t stomach. Eliminating […]

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The 6 Types of Falcons in the United States! (w/Pics)

The 6 Types of Falcons in the United States! (w/Pics)

What types of falcons can you find in the United States?     Lucky for you, no matter where you live in the United States, you should be able to find at least a few falcon species nearby!   Falcons are incredible birds of prey that are known for their speed and exceptional hunting abilities. For example, nothing on the planet is faster than a […]

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18 Owl Species That Live in the United States! (2021)

18 Owl Species That Live in the United States! (2021)

“What types of owls can you see in the United States?”   The above question is common, so I thought I’d help by making a list of all the individual owl species that live in the United States.   The temptation to intersperse this entire article with puns is almost overwhelming.  I could just wing it and beak-off about these birds all day long, but […]

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8 MOST Common Hummingbird Species! (w/Pics)

8 MOST Common Hummingbird Species! (w/Pics)

What types of hummingbirds can you find in the United States?   Hummingbirds are one of the most popular birds in the United States and have captivated people’s interest and attention for a long time. But because hummingbirds are incredibly fast and small, these birds can be hard to distinguish from each other. Most of the time, they just look like little green, iridescent blurs […]

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21 Most Common Feeder Birds in Europe (w/Pics)

21 Most Common Feeder Birds in Europe (w/Pics)

Ever since starting the live cameras in my backyard in Ohio, I have always felt comfortable helping viewers identify birds they have never seen before. From Northern Cardinals to Blue Jays to Downy Woodpeckers, I have a lot of confidence in helping with any identification question.   But then we added a live bird feeder camera from Germany to the site.   And then another […]

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