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Some of America's Avian Treasures

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

North America is home to many amazing bird species, including several which require a special effort to see and appreciate. These birds also invite one to sites that are unique within the United States - the climate, vegetation, and landscapes all add context and heighten the experience of seeing one's first Elegant Trogon or Painted Bunting. So let's look at this sampler, shall we?
Breeding only above treeline on windswept and desolate rock faces (or equally austere habitats on the Aleutians), the three American rosy-finches are extreme environment specialists that are endemic to North...
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