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examples of birds [3]click to hear

There are more than 9,000 species of birds scattered around the world.
examples of birds [3] cardinal swift jay starling northern saw-whet owl

cardinal click to hear

Brightly colored bird with a tuft of upright feathers on its head; it is found mostly in North American woods and gardens.

swift click to hear

Widespread and very swift insectivore; it is usually airborne since its toes make it difficult to perch.

jay click to hear

Usually noisy, brightly colored bird found in forests; it feeds mainly on fruit and insects.

starling click to hear

Straight-billed omnivorous bird with dark plumage; it lives in trees.

northern saw-whet owl click to hear

Nocturnal bird of prey found in the forests of North America.