16 Types of PURPLE Birds Found in the United States!

16 Types of PURPLE Birds Found in the United States!

Did you recently see a mystery PURPLE bird in the United States? If so, I’m guessing you are trying to identify the species correctly!   Well, you’re in the right place. Below, you will learn about the different PURPLE birds in the United States. I’ve included high-quality pictures and range maps to help you!   Fortunately, many of the purple birds listed below visit bird […]

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20 Types of Shorebirds in the United States! (ID Guide)

20 Types of Shorebirds in the United States! (ID Guide)

What kinds of shorebirds can you find in the United States?   Shorebirds are incredibly lively and exciting! Their showy mating displays and fierce defense of their territory make them fun to watch and observe.   Below, you will find pictures and descriptions of common shorebirds in the United States. I’ve also included some fun facts about each species. I think you will be surprised to […]

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22 BLACK and WHITE Birds Found in the United States!

22 BLACK and WHITE Birds Found in the United States!

Did you recently see a mystery BLACK and WHITE bird in the United States? If so, I’m guessing you are trying to identify the species correctly!   Well, you’re in the right place. Below, you will learn about the different BLACK and WHITE birds found in the United States. I’ve included high-quality pictures and range maps to help you!   Fortunately, many of the black […]

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21 Birds That Are WHITE in the United States! (ID Guide)

21 Birds That Are WHITE in the United States! (ID Guide)

Did you recently see a mystery WHITE bird in the United States? If so, I’m guessing you are trying to figure out how to identify the species correctly!   Well, you’re in the right place. Below, you will learn about the different WHITE birds found in the United States. I’ve included high-quality pictures and range maps to help you!   But before you begin, let […]

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20 Types of Gulls (and Terns) Found in the United States!

20 Types of Gulls (and Terns) Found in the United States!

What kinds of gulls can you find in the United States? If you’re like me, you’ll be surprised to find out that there is no specific bird called a “seagull!” Instead, gulls are a diverse family of birds with different habitats, ranges, and color patterns.   I’ve also included terns in the list below, a closely related subgroup of gulls. In general, gulls have hooked […]

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15 Types of GREY Birds Found in the United States (2022)

15 Types of GREY Birds Found in the United States (2022)

Did you recently see a mystery GREY bird in the United States? If so, I’m guessing you are trying to figure out how to identify the species correctly!   Well, you are in the right place. Below, you will learn about the types of GREY birds found in the United States. I’ve included high-quality pictures and range maps to help you!   The list below […]

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17 BROWN Birds Common in the United States (2022)

17 BROWN Birds Common in the United States (2022)

Did you recently see a mystery BROWN bird in the United States? If so, I’m guessing you are trying to figure out how to identify the species correctly!   Well, you are in the right place. Below, you will learn about the most common brown birds found in the United States. I’ve included high-quality pictures and range maps to help you!   But before you […]

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The 2 Types of PELICANS Found in the United States! (2022)

The 2 Types of PELICANS Found in the United States! (2022)

Did you recently see a pelican in the United States? If so, I’m guessing you are here because you want to know more about the incredible bird you saw!   Well, figuring out which species you observed should be pretty easy. There are only TWO types of pelicans found in the United States, and they are pretty easy to tell apart.   Keep reading to […]

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32 Birds That Are YELLOW in the United States! (ID GUIDE)

32 Birds That Are YELLOW in the United States! (ID GUIDE)

Did you see a YELLOW bird in the United States?   I’m guessing you need some help figuring out which species you saw. Well, you’ve come to the right place!   Today, we will review 32 types of birds that are YELLOW in the United States.   To help you make an identification, I have included several photographs of each species and detailed range maps.* RELATED: […]

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14 Birds That Are ORANGE in the United States! (ID Guide)

14 Birds That Are ORANGE in the United States! (ID Guide)

Did you see a bird that was ORANGE in the United States? I’m guessing that you need some help figuring out which species you saw. Well, you have come to the right place!   Today, we will review 14 types of ORANGE birds that live in the United States.   To help you make a positive identification, I have included several photographs of each species […]

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50 Warbler Species Found in the United States! (w/Pics)

50 Warbler Species Found in the United States! (w/Pics)

What kinds of warblers can you find in the United States? I’m always amazed at the variety of colors, sizes, and songs of warblers in the United States. It seems impossible that all these little vocalists are related!   Whether you’re a casual observer in your local woods or an avid birder expanding your life list, warblers are a welcome sight (and sound!) on a […]

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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! (2022)

The 13 Owl Species That Live in Europe! (2022)

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! (2022)

The 20 Types of Finches Found in the United States! (2022)

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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25 Types of Ducks in the United States! (ID Guide)

25 Types of Ducks in the United States! (ID Guide)

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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The 27 MOST Common Birds in the United States! (2022)

The 27 MOST Common Birds in the United States! (2022)

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! (ID Guide)

16 Types of Blackbirds in the United States! (ID Guide)

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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