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Location
AlabamaMontana
AlaskaN. Atlantic Coast
AlbertaNebraska
AleutiansNevada
ArizonaNew Brunswick
ArkansasNew Hampshire
Atlantic CoastNew Jersey
AustraliaNew Mexico
Baffin Is.New York
Baja CaliforniaNew Zealand
British ColumbiaNewfoundland
CaliforniaNewfoundland and Labrador
CaribbeanNewfoundland Is.
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.
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
ANSERIFORMESGRUIFORMES
APODIFORMESPASSERIFORMES
CAPRIMULGIFORMESPELECANIFORMES
CHARADRIIFORMESPHOENICOPTERIFORMES
CICONIIFORMESPICIFORMES
COLUMBIFORMESPODICIPEDIFORMES
CORACIIFORMESPROCELLARIIFORMES
CUCULIFORMESPSITTACIFORMES
FALCONIFORMESPTEROCLIDIFORMES
GALLIFORMESSTRIGIFORMES
GAVIIFORMESTROGONIFORMES

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Family
Accentors (Prunellidae)Nuthatches (Sittidae)
Albatross (Diomedeidae)Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)
Anhinga (Anhingidae)Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers (Sylviidae)
Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)Olive Warbler (Peucedramidae)
Avocets and Stilts (Recurvirostridae)Osprey (Pandionidae)
Babblers (Timaliidae)Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)
Bananaquits (Coerebidae)Parakeets, Macaws and Parrots (Psittacidae)
Barn Owl (Tytonidae)Pelicans (Pelecanidae)
Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)
Blackbirds and Orioles (Icteridae)Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)
Booby and Gannets (Sulidae)Plovers (Charadriidae)
Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)Quails (Odontophoridae)
Bushtit (Aegithalidae)Rails and Coots (Rallidae)
Cardinals and Grosbeaks (Cardinalidae)Sandgrouse (Pteroclididae)
Chachalaca (Cracidae)Sandpipers (Scolopacidae)
Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)Shrikes (Laniidae)
Cranes (Gruidae)Silky Flycatcher (Ptilogonatidae)
Creeper (Certhiidae)Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)
Crows and Jays (Corvidae)Sparrows (Emberizidae)
Cuckoos and Roadrunners (Cuculidae)Starlings (Sturnidae)
Dipper (Cinclidae)Storks (Ciconiidae)
Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)
Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)Swallows (Hirundinidae)
Falcons (Falconidae)Swifts (Apodidae)
Finches (Fringillidae)Tanagers (Thraupidae)
Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)Thrushes (Turdidae)
Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)Titmice and Chickadees (Paridae)
Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)Trogons (Trogonidae)
Grebes (Podicipedidae)Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)
Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)True Owls (Strigidae)
Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)Turkeys and Grouse (Phasianidae)
Ibises (Threskiornithidae)Verdins (Remizidae)
Jacanas (Jacanidae)Vireos (Vireonidae)
Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)Vultures (Cathartidae)
Kinglets (Regulidae)Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)
Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)Waxwings (Bombycillidae)
Larks (Alaudidae)Weavers (Ploceidae)
Limpkin (Aramidae)White-eyes (Zosteropidae)
Loons (Gaviidae)Woodpeckers (Picidae)
Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)
Nighthawks and Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)Wrens (Troglodytidae)