Male Purple Finch

Purple Finch: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The Purple Finch is known as the “sparrow dipped in raspberry juice” because of its reddish color. They have a very similar resemblance to House Finches but appear to be redder. They are irregular backyard visitors in winter as their movements would usually depend on the food sources. In this … Read more

Purple Finch
American Crow close-up view

American Crow: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The American Crow is a well-known bird across North America. They are very intelligent birds. Their all-black plumage makes them very easy to recognize even from afar. You’ll often see them in large groups by the roadsides, treetops, fields, and other open areas. In this article, we are going to … Read more

American Crow
White-throated Sparrow Bird Perched on Tree

White-throated Sparrow: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The White-throated Sparrow is an attractive bird that usually comes to the US for winter. They are characterized by a bright and clean brown pattern and are often heard whistling “Oh-Sweet-Canada” in summer. They are frequent visitors of backyards bird feeders and would usually come to visit in flocks. In … Read more

White-breasted nuthatch with green background

White-breasted Nuthatch: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The White-breasted Nuthatch is a frequent visitor of bird feeders. They are easily identifiable with their clean black, white, and blue-gray color pattern that stays the same throughout the year. These birds are known to be small but agile and loud. And since they remain in the same territory throughout … Read more

White-breasted Nuthatch
Rose-breasted Grosbeak close-up view

Rose-breasted Grosbeak: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is a beautiful bird known for its black and white pattern with a rosy-red chest. These birds would come and go, so make sure that you don’t miss them when they start arriving. They have very distinct voices that are described to be similar to American Robins, … Read more

Rose-breasted Grosbeak close-up view
Red-winged Blackbird closeup view

Red-winged Blackbird: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The Red-winged Blackbird is known to be one of the most abundant bird species across North America. Their beautiful glossy black bodies with red patches are a great sight to see in summer. You’ll also often see them gathered in flocks by the roadsides and even in telephone wires, sometimes … Read more

Red-breasted Nuthatch in pine tree

Red-breasted Nuthatch: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The Red-Breasted Nuthatch is an active, noisy bird, common in northern woodlands and western mountains. As their name implies, the birds feature a red breast and a beautiful grayish pattern in their back and wings. They are also usually seen to travel with other bird species like chickadees, kinglets, and … Read more

Red-breasted Nuthatch
Red-bellied Woodpecker searching for insects on tree branch

Red-bellied Woodpecker: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The Red-bellied Woodpecker is known as the most conspicuous species of woodpecker in San Angelo, Texas. The name “red-bellied” resembles the color of their belly part. However, it is not well-appreciated as the pale-red patch on their belly is very small and unnoticeable. This species is known for its black … Read more

Mourning Dove close-up view

Mourning Dove: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The Mourning Dove is a beautiful bird that is common across North America. They are described as graceful birds but can fly swiftly in the air. You’ll often see them in flocks during winter, perching on wires or searching for food. These birds are one of the most popular game … Read more

Mourning Dove
Indigo Bunting side view

Indigo Bunting: Bird Identification, Habits, Facts, Nesting

The Indigo Bunting is a bright blue-colored bird that is found throughout eastern North America. They are fascinating to see that most people describe them as pieces of the sky when they fly. These birds are often found in low elevations and open areas where there are many trees and … Read more

Indigo Bunting
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