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Winged Wednesday – Fancy Fellow

Galápagos Penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about penguins here.


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Winged Wednesday – Gold Rush

American Goldfinch Spinus tristisImage from Wikimedia Commons Did you know? American Goldfinches are the only finches that molt twice a year, replacing their golden plumage first in late winter and again in late summer. Each spring, the brightening yellow of … Keep Reading


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Winged Wednesday – Passenger Pigeon

Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about the possible return of the Passenger Pigeon here.


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Winged Wednesday – They’re Grrrrrreat!

Great Egret (Ardea alba)Image from Wikimedia Commons At fishing, that is.


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Winged Wednesday – Sandhill Crane

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – My Magnetic Sense is Tingling!

Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about magnetism and migration here.


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Winged Wednesday – European Honey Bee

European Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about the threats facing honey bees here.


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Winged Wednesday – European Starling

European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)Image from Wikimedia Commons Learn more about Starling behavior here.


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Winged Wednesday – Road Killer

Roadside Hawk (Buteo magnirostris)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Administrative Assistant

Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Strike A Pose

Great Indian Hornbill (Buceros bicornis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Black Pegasus

Black Pegasus (Pegasus bellerophon)Image from pngimg.com


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Winged Wednesday – Ha! Good One!

Saddle-Billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Conk-La-Ree!

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The call of the Red-winged Blackbird is a familiar sound of the wetlands. Listen to the call of the Male Red-winged Blackbird


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Winged Wednesday – Oop-Oop and Away!

Common Hoopoe (Upupa epops)Image from Wikimedia Commons Both the common and scientific names of this bird are derived from the sound of its call: Listen to the call of the Common Hoopoe


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