Bird singing in tree

Quiz yourself

Identify birds by call – bird song quiz Go directly to quiz The 28 bird species below were chosen because they are some of the most widespread and common birds in North America and are found in a wide variety of habitats. They are presented in random order with the voice listed first and the …

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Flock of birds flying (black and white)

BIRDS THEMSELVES

Reproduced by permission of MIST Software Associates, Hollis, NH Introduction Birds are warm bodied creatures with wings and feathers. The body temperature of birds is generally higher than that of humans, so they seem warm to the touch. Birds lay eggs which they incubate until hatching — or, in some cases, get some other bird …

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Birds on forest path

SCIENCE WITHOUT SIGHT

Non-visual approaches to science and nature When we think of the outdoors, most of us conjure up visual images; the view from a mountaintop, a rainbow, a browsing deer, a soaring hawk. But the desire to experience nature, wilderlust, we can call it, isn’t limited to one set of sensory capabilities; it is or can …

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