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Location
AlabamaMontana
AlaskaN. Atlantic Coast
AlbertaNebraska
AleutiansNevada
ArizonaNew Brunswick
ArkansasNew Hampshire
Atlantic CoastNew Jersey
Baffin Is.New Mexico
Baja CaliforniaNew York
British ColumbiaNew Zealand
CaliforniaNewfoundland and Labrador
CaribbeanNorth Carolina
ColoradoNorth Dakota
ConnecticutNova Scotia
CubaNunavut
DelawareNW. Territories
Dist. of ColumbiaOhio
Ellesmere Is.Oklahoma
FloridaOntario
GeorgiaOregon
GreenlandPacific Coast
Gulf CoastPennsylvania
HawaiiPrince Edward Is.
IdahoQuebec
IllinoisRhode Island
IndiaS. Caribbean
IndianaSaskatchewan
IowaSouth Carolina
KansasSouth Dakota
KentuckyTennessee
LabradorTexas
LouisianaUtah
MaineVermont
ManitobaVirginia
MarylandWashington
MassachusettsWest Virginia
MexicoWisconsin
MichiganWyoming
MinnesotaYucatan
MississippiYukon
Missouri

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Body Shape
Chicken-like-MarshPerching-like
Duck-likePigeon-like
Gull-likeSandpiper-like
Hawk-likeSwallow-like
Hummingbird-likeTree-clinging-like
Long-legged-likeUpland-ground-like
Owl-likeUpright-perching Water-like

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Size
Large (16 - 32 in)Very Large (32 - 72 in)
Medium (9 - 16 in)Very Small (3 - 5 in)
Small (5 - 9 in)

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Color
BlackPink
BluePurple or Violet
BrownRed
BuffRufous or Rust
GraySheen or Iridescence
GreenTan
OliveWhite
OrangeYellow

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Bill Shape
All-purposeHooked Seabird
ConeNeedle
Curved (up or down)Spatulate
DaggerSpecialized
Hooked

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Wing Shape
Broad-WingsRounded-Wings
Long-WingsTapered-Wings
Pointed-WingsVery-Long-Wings

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Tail Shape
Fan-shaped TailRounded Tail
Forked TailSquared Tail
Notched TailUnique Tail
Pointed Tail

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Habitat
CoastsMarshes, Swamps
DesertsMountains
ForestsOceans
GrasslandsUrban
Lakes, Rivers, Ponds

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Eats
Apple SlicesNut Meats
BerriesNut Pieces
BlossomsNuts
Bread ProductsOrange Halves
BudsPeanut Butter
Canary SeedPeanut Kernels
Canned PeasPeanuts
Commercial instant nectarsRaisins
Commercial Mixed Bird SeedSafflower
Cracked CornSeeds
CurrantsSuet
FlowersSugar
FruitSugar Water
JellySunflower
Meal WormsSunflower Seed
MilletSunflower Seeds (hulled)
MiloThistle
Nut Meal

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Order
ACCIPITRIFORMESGRUIFORMES
ANSERIFORMESPASSERIFORMES
APODIFORMESPELECANIFORMES
CAPRIMULGIFORMESPHOENICOPTERIFORMES
CHARADRIIFORMESPICIFORMES
CICONIIFORMESPODICIPEDIFORMES
COLUMBIFORMESPROCELLARIIFORMES
CORACIIFORMESPSITTACIFORMES
CUCULIFORMESPTEROCLIDIFORMES
FALCONIFORMESSTRIGIFORMES
GALLIFORMESSULIFORMES
GALLIOFORMESTROGONIFORMES
GAVIIFORMES

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Family
Accentors (Prunellidae)Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)
Albatross (Diomedeidae)Loons (Gaviidae)
Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, Parrots (Psittacidae)
Avocets and Stilts (Recurvirostridae)Megapodes (Megapodiidae)
Bananaquits (Coerebidae)Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)
Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)
Becards, Tityras and Allies (Tityridae)New World Quail (Odontophoridae)
Bee-eaters (Meropidae)New World Vultures (Cathartidae)
Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)
Blackbirds (Icteridae)Nuthatches (Sittidae)
Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)
Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)
Bushtit (Aegithalidae)Olive Warbler (Peucedramidae)
Caracaras and Falcons (Falconidae)Osprey (Pandionidae)
Cardinals & Piranga Tanagers (Cardinalidae)Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)
Chachalaca (Cracidae)Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)
Cockatoos-(Cacatuidae)Pelicans (Pelecanidae)
Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)
Coursers and Pratincoles (Glareolidae)Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)
Cranes (Gruidae)Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)
Creeper (Certhiidae)Rollers (Coraciidae)
Crows and Jays (Corvidae)Sandgrouse (Pteroclididae)
Cuckoos, Roadrunners and Anis (Cuculidae)Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)
Cuckoo-shrikes (Campephagidae)Shrikes (Laniidae)
Darters (Anhingidae)Silky Flycatcher (Ptilogonatidae)
Dipper (Cinclidae)Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)
Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)Starlings (Sturnidae)
Emberizids (Emberizidae)Storks (Ciconiidae)
Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)
Fantails (Rhipiduridae)Swallows (Hirundinidae)
Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)Swifts (Apodidae)
Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)Sylviid Warblers (Sylviidae)
Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)Tanagers (Thraupidae)
Gnatcatchers and Gnatwrens (Polioptillidae)Thrushes (Turdidae)
Goatsuckers (Caprimulgidae)Titmice and Chickadees (Paridae)
Grassbirds (Megaluridae)Trogons (Trogonidae)
Grebes (Podicipedidae)Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)
Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)
Honeyeaters (Meropidae)Verdins (Remizidae)
Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)Vireos (Vireonidae)
Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)
Jacanas (Jacanidae)Waxwings (Bombycillidae)
Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)Weavers (Ploceidae)
Kinglets (Regulidae)Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)
Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)White-eyes (Zosteropidae)
Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)Woodpeckers (Picidae)
Larks (Alaudidae)Woodswallows (Artamidae)
Leaf Warblers (Phylloscopidae)Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)
Limpkin (Aramidae)Wrens (Troglodytidae)