By Dale Evva Gelfand

ISBN-10: 1603426256

ISBN-13: 9781603426251

On the grounds that 1973, Storey's kingdom knowledge announcements have provided functional, hands-on directions designed to assist readers grasp dozens of kingdom residing abilities speedy and simply. There at the moment are greater than a hundred and seventy titles during this sequence, and their impressive recognition displays the typical wish of nation and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.

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Typical beee-bzzzz song, with the second part softer than the first. Blue-gray wings Black eyestripe White bars on wing Bright yellow underside WILSON’S WARBLER Mostly olive-colored warbler with a black cap. Breeds across northern North America; migrant everywhere, but more common in west. Prefers lower thickets and tangles. Black cap Olive back Olive wings Bright yellow underside BRIGHT WARBLERS 47 What to look for • Face pattern • Wing bars and patches • Underside color • Streaks on back and chest YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER Abundant; breeds across Canada and higher elevations in east and west, winters in southern states.

Song a distinctive FEE-bee. Dark head Brown-gray back Wags tail frequently EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE Uniform head and back color help distinguish it from Eastern Phoebe. Song a whistled pee-wee, pee-wee, sometimes followed by pee-urr. Replaced in the west by Western Wood-Pewee. Faint bars on wings Gray-olive back Pale lower bill Pale belly LEAST FLYCATCHER Smallest eastern flycatcher. One of 11 very similar small flycatchers, six of which are restricted to the west. Best identified by emphatic che-bek song.

Gathers in flocks in winter. Male and female look alike; no marked difference between summer and winter plumage. Eastern Meadowlark is very similar. White outer tail Black V on breast Yellow underside 56 OPEN COUNTRY Vultures, Eagles, & Hawks This group of birds generally has broad wings and spends much time soaring. Vultures can be confused with hawks in the air. TURKEY VULTURE Common nearly everywhere in summer; winters mainly in the south. ” Flight feathers are silvery underneath. Similar Black Vulture has white patches on wings, visible in flight.

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