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Location
AlabamaMinnesota
AlaskaMississippi
AlbertaMissouri
AleutiansMontana
ArizonaN. Atlantic Coast
ArkansasNebraska
Atlantic CoastNevada
AustraliaNew Brunswick
Baffin Is.New Hampshire
Baja CaliforniaNew Jersey
British ColumbiaNew Mexico
CaliforniaNew York
CaribbeanNewfoundland and Labrador
ColoradoNorth Carolina
ConnecticutNorth Dakota
CubaNova Scotia
DelawareNunavut
Dist. of ColumbiaNW. Territories
Ellesmere Is.Ohio
FloridaOklahoma
GeorgiaOntario
GreenlandOregon
Gulf CoastPacific Coast
HawaiiPennsylvania
Hawaii EndemicPrince Edward Is.
Hawaii IntroducedQuebec
IdahoRhode Island
IllinoisSaskatchewan
IndiaSouth Carolina
IndianaSouth Dakota
IowaTennessee
KansasTexas
KentuckyUtah
LabradorVermont
LouisianaVirginia
MaineWashington
ManitobaWest Virginia
MarylandWisconsin
MassachusettsWyoming
MexicoYucatan
MichiganYukon

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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 Pieces
BerriesNuts
BlossomsNyjer
Bread ProductsOrange Halves
BudsPeanut Butter
Commercial instant nectarsPeanut Kernels
Commercial Mixed Bird SeedPeanuts
Cracked CornRaisins
CurrantsSafflower
FlowersSeeds
FruitShelled Sunflower
jellySuet
JellySugar
Meal WormsSugar Water
MealwormsSunflower
MilletSunflower Seed
MiloSunflower Seeds (hulled)
Nut MealThistle
Nut Meats

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

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Family
Accentors (Prunellidae)Loons (Gaviidae)
African and New World Parrots (Psittacidae)Lories, Lovebirds, and Australasian Parrots (Psittaculidae)
Albatross (Diomedeidae)Megapodes (Megapodiidae)
Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)
Avocets and Stilts (Recurvirostridae)Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)
Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)New World Quail (Odontophoridae)
Becards, Tityras and Allies (Tityridae)New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)
Bee-eaters (Meropidae)New World Vultures (Cathartidae)
Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)
Blackbirds (Icteridae)Nuthatches (Sittidae)
Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)Old World Babblers (Timaliidae)
Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)
Bush Warblers, Tesias and Allies (Cettidae)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)Spindalises (Spindalidae)
Emberizids (Emberizidae)Starlings (Sturnidae)
Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)Storks (Ciconiidae)
Fantails (Rhipiduridae)Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)
Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)Swallows (Hirundinidae)
Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)Swifts (Apodidae)
Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)Sylviid Warblers (Sylviidae)
Gnatcatchers and Gnatwrens (Polioptillidae)Tanagers (Thraupidae)
Goatsuckers (Caprimulgidae)Thrushes (Turdidae)
Grassbirds (Locustellidae)Titmice and Chickadees (Paridae)
Grassbirds (Megaluridae)Trogons (Trogonidae)
Grebes (Podicipedidae)Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)
Guineafowl (Numididae)Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)
Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)Verdins (Remizidae)
Honeyeaters (Meropidae)Vireos (Vireonidae)
Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)
Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)Waxwings (Bombycillidae)
Jacanas (Jacanidae)Weavers (Ploceidae)
Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)
Kinglets (Regulidae)White-eyes (Zosteropidae)
Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)Woodpeckers (Picidae)
Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)Woodswallows (Artamidae)
Larks (Alaudidae)Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)
Leaf Warblers (Phylloscopidae)Wrens (Troglodytidae)
Limpkin (Aramidae)Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteriidae)
Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)