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Chicken; Heron; Hummingbird; Owl; Pigeon; Starling; Woodpecker
If you walk around the neighborhood in the morning, you could hear this guy going off like an unwanted alarm clock.
An elegant bird, like a streamline arrow floating across the sky. The great blue heron is a large wading bird, common near the shores of open water and in wetlands over most of North America and Central America,
These are the aerial acrobats that fly gracefully at top speed in any direction, turning on a dime. Also, we’ve discovered that hummingbirds don’t hum, but rather make a clicking noise, though if you’re close enough, you can sometimes hear a low thrumming sound because they beat their wings so fast.
Hard to find in daytime, you may hear their late-night hooting sound that accelerates in tempo like the sound of a bouncing ball.
Very common bird to our area. If you see a little band on its leg, it could be a lost racing pigeon. There is a very large group of racing pigeon enthusiasts in Sacramento County.
This is not a blackbird, but when spotted up close, you’ll see a polka dotted array of glistening dark green, purple, brown, and black.
This small woodpecker gets lots of style points for its black and white coat and bright red top hat
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