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! (2020)

The 3 Bluebird Species Found in the United States! (2020)

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 in the United States! (2020)

16 Types of Hawks in the United States! (2020)

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! (2020)

The 4 Types of Eagles Found in the United States! (2020)

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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The 3 Types of Vultures Found In The United States! (2020)

The 3 Types of Vultures Found In The United States! (2020)

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! (2020)

The 6 Types of Falcons in the United States! (2020)

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! (2020)

18 Owl Species That Live in the United States! (2020)

“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 (ID Guide)

8 Most Common Hummingbird Species (ID Guide)

Did you know there are over 350 hummingbird species in the world?   I had no idea!   Unfortunately, less than a dozen types of hummingbirds are commonly seen in the United States and Canada.   For example, where I live in Akron, Ohio, we only get to observe the Ruby-throated Hummingbird during the warm summer months.   Because hummingbirds are incredibly fast and small, […]

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21 Most Common Feeder Birds in Europe (ID Guide!)

21 Most Common Feeder Birds in Europe (ID Guide!)

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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15 Most Common Birds That Visit My Feeders (ID Guide!)

15 Most Common Birds That Visit My Feeders (ID Guide!)

Do you want to know the most frequently asked question people have while watching my LIVE bird feeder camera?   “What type of bird is that?“   Or I’ve observed from time to time that someone incorrectly identifies a particular species of bird, and other viewers think what they said was correct.   So I thought it was time to create a guide to the […]

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