Harris's Sparrow: Large sparrow with dark-streaked, brown upperparts and white underparts with dark-streaked sides. Bill is moderately short, not as strongly curved as similar curlews. Cinnamon Teal: This small duck has scaled dark brown upperparts, cinnamon-brown underparts, head and neck, red eyes, long dark bill and yellow-gray legs. Townsend's Warbler: Olive-green upperparts, black throat and upper breast. Rapid direct flight with strong wing beats. It has a dark brown-and-white striped crown, sharply pointed bill and brown tail with white edges. Weak fluttering flight with shallow wing beats. Bobs tail and often makes short flights to hawk insects. Most distinctive is its bright red forehead, throat, and upper breast contrasted by the black on its crown running down the sides of its face. It has a swift and direct flight. Wings have two white bars. Swift flight with shallow wing beats. Mute Swan: Aggressive bird, entirely white, orange bill with large black basal knob and naked black lores. Spotted Towhee: Large sparrow, white-spotted black back, black rump. The eyes, bill, and legs of all morphs are yellow. Weak fluttering direct flight with shallow wing beats. Strong flight, alternates shallow wing beats with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. It has a long, dark forked tail, and a black bill, legs and feet. Legs, feet, and bill are black. Strong direct flight on rapid wing beats. Diet includes fish and small birds. Black-necked Stilt: Large shorebird with sharply contrasting black upperparts and white underparts. The wings are dark gray with broad white stripes. Buff-breasted Sandpiper: This medium-sized sandpiper has a buff wash over the entire body except for the white vent. Northern Fulmar Light Morph: This large gull-like bird has gray upperparts and white underparts, head, neck, and tail. Mountain Bluebird: Small thrush with brilliant blue back, head, and wings. Western Meadowlark: This short stocky, ground-dwelling bird has dark-streaked brown upperparts, bright yellow underparts, and a broad black V on the breast. Long bill is gray, hooked. Townsend's Solitaire: Small thrush, gray overall and slightly darker above. Large, crested finch with vivid red body. Legs, feet are red. Wings are dark with white stripes visible in flight. Yellow-billed Loon: Large loon, white-spotted black upperparts, white underparts, gray sides with fine white spots. Strong direct flight with neck extended. The wings are white-edged and white tipped; the legs and feet are pink. Wings have white stripes visible in flight. Short, bounding flights, alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Underparts are lighter brown with brown barring. Western Tanager: Medium-sized tanager with brilliant red head, bright yellow body, black back, wings, and tail. Swainson's Warbler: Medium-sized warbler with olive-brown upperparts and pale gray underparts. MacGillivray's Warbler: Medium-sized warbler with olive-green upperparts and yellow underparts. Forages in trees and bushes. Flies in straight line formation. Black mask and chin contrast with heavy, red bill. The female is an inconspicuous shade of brown and considerably smaller than than the male. Adult males are black-and-white birds with a brilliant red chevron extending from the black throat down the middle of the breast. Alternates several quick, shallow strokes with wings pulled to sides. Tail is dark and yellow-tipped with cinnamon-brown undertail coverts. Nape is ringed with half-black collar that does not extend to throat. Yellow bill. Black Rail: Smallest North American rail, mostly dark gray or nearly black with white-speckled back, belly, flanks. Sexes are similar. Upperwings are dark edged. Black-throated Gray Warbler: Small warbler, black-marked, slate-gray upperparts, black streaks on flanks, white underparts. It was first recorded on the Lewis and Clark expedition. The legs and feet are red. The Leach's Storm-Petrel now has two subspecies, the Townsend's Storm-Petrel and Ainley's Storm-Petrel. Black tail, deeply notched. Head is glossy green-black; neck has black-and-white rings. Lower breast and sides are yellow with black streaks and belly is white.Face is yellow with black crown and cheek patch and yellow crescent below eye. It is an active predator of seabird nesting colonies. Eared Grebe: This small grebe has black upperparts, dark chestnut-brown flanks and white underparts. Sexes are similar. The wings are black with a sharp yellow or white line and red spots on secondaries (visible when folded). Light morph has white neck, pale yellow collar, white lower breast, mottled breast band, sides. Wings are brown with two white bars. The face is pale with finely streaked crown, crisp brown cheek patch, white eyestripe, and gray nape. Bill is long and slightly decurved. To see this please jump to the Iceland Gull species account. They will also eat meal worms provided at feeders. Wings and spectacularly long, deeply forked tail are black. Eastern populations have seriously declined since the 1960s. Swift direct flight on rapidly beating wings. Legs and feet are pink. Legs and feet are gray. It feeds on worms, mice, other birds and their eggs, and garbage. Wings noticeably long on perched bird. The juvenile is brown and streaked. Pacific-slope Flycatcher: Small flycatcher, olive-brown upperparts, yellow throat and belly, olive-gray breast. Female is olive-green above, with gray back and yellow underparts. Curved neck is often stained with pigments from iron or algae. It has a black bill, legs and feet. Eats seeds, insects, caterpillars. The wings have white shoulder patches and a green speculum visible in flight. Flies in V formation. Ross's Goose: Small, white goose with black primary feathers and stubby gray-based red-orange bill. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher with pale gray upperparts and head, white underparts and throat, salmon-pink sides and flanks, and dark brown wings with white edges. The black crown has a short black crest, the white tail is deeply forked, and the legs and feet are black. Straight black bill. Painted Bunting: Colorful, medium-sized bunting. Wings have two bars: upper bar is yellow, lower bar is white. Wings are dark with two pale bars. The rose-breasted grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) is a large, seed-eating grosbeak in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae).It is primarily a foliage gleaner. Dark morph has uniformly dark gray body and paler primaries. Legs and feet are gray. Tail is dark and yellow-tipped with cinnamon-brown undertail coverts. Dark wings with white wing bar. Roseate Spoonbill: Large ibis, pink body, white upper back, neck. The male (shown in background) has a bronze-green back, bright red eyering, rump and underparts. The best bird guide and bird watching search engine to identify birds in the world. Eurasian Collared-Dove: Medium dove, pale gray overall with darker cinnamon-brown wash over back. Eyebrows are white and conspicuous. Sep 21, 2017 - Explore kim's board "birds of Pennsylvania" on Pinterest. Head has darker cap and slight crest. It feeds on squid and fish. Upper neck and head are featherless and dark gray. Anhinga: Large, dark waterbird with long tail, snake-like neck, small head, red eyes, and long olive-brown bill. Bill is long and slightly decurved. The underparts are white; upper tail is black with white outer edges. Tail is slightly forked. The tail is forked, and the bill and feet are yellow. Wings are long and relatively pointed. Bursting with black, white, and rose-red, male Rose-breasted Grosbeaks are like an exclamation mark at your bird feeder or in your binoculars. Bouyant flight with steady wing beats, alternates several wing strokes with short to long glides. The bill is thick, long, and curved downward. Lark Sparrow: Medium sparrow with streaked, gray-brown upperparts and buff underparts with black breast spot. Feeds on insects, spiders and berries. Juvenile is heavily barred and spotted gray; has white patches on underwings, white throat, white belly and dark-tipped gray bill. Orange air sacs on both sides of the neck inflate during courtship display; long feathers on back of neck also raised during displays. Belly and rump are bright yellow. V-shaped bib is black. Hovers in display flight and when foraging. Western Wood-Pewee: Medium-sized flycatcher with dull olive-gray upperparts and pale olive-gray underparts. Its flight is bounding and erratic with frequent changes of direction and speed. Feeds on mussels and other bivalves. White wing patches visible in flight. Wings are brown with chestnut-brown patches. White upertail with white-edged black tip. Face is pale yellow-orange with gray cheeks. It feeds on small fish and invertebrates. Wings and tail are gray-black; tail has thin white tip. Bill is gray. Eyes are red. The male Mountain Bluebird is entirely sky blue in color, the female looks much like the Western Bluebird. Legs are bright orange. Head has darker cap and slight crest. Bill is long and black. A small bird, males stand out thanks to a dollop of red on their faces that diminishes as it stretches down their necks and breasts. It has a long pink bill with a black tip that is slightly upcurved. Dark gray back and nape. Back and wings are purple-gray, underparts grade from purple-gray neck and breast to white belly. Sandhill Crane: This large wading bird has a gray body, white cheeks, chin, and upper throat, and a bright red cap. Wings are dark with green shoulder patches. Wings are dark with two pale bars. Belly; lower back, and rump are yellow-green. Yellow-headed Blackbird: Medium-sized blackbird with black body, bright yellow hood and breast, and distinct white wing patches. Bill is long and black. The upperwings are gray with black primaries and white secondaries. Black tail, deeply notched. Feeds on large flying insects. The Male (shown in background) has a dark gray back and head, and black-streaked shoulders. Feeds on insects and spiders. Bill is very long, decurved. Sallies to take insects in air. Bachman's Sparrow: Medium-sized sparrow with brown-streaked gray upperparts and buff underparts except for white belly. Tail is long and black with white corners. Yellow crown is bordered by a wide black cap; cheek and collar are black. Crown is rufous, throat is white with black stripes, and bill is gray. The flight is labored and slow with dangling legs. Feeds at low tide on mudflats or hidden in salt marsh vegetation. Eats seeds, insects, caterpillars. Small gull, pale gray upperparts, gray-white nape, white neck with thin black collar, and white, wedge-shaped tail; underparts are variably pink. Hooked bill is dark, legs are pink. Swift direct flight with strong wing beats. The common name is taken from the male bird's distinctive red shoulder patches, or "epaulets", which are visible when the bird is flying or displaying. Black Scoter: Medium diving duck, entirely black except for yellow knob at base of black bill. These birds are fearless, and are known for chasing away other hummingbirds and even larger birds, or rodents away from their favorite nectar feeders and flowers. Sexes are similar. Pacific Loon: This medium-sized loon has a black-and-white checkered back and white underparts. The wings show rufous primaries in flight. Sexes are similar. Bill is short and yellow with a blackish tip. Legs and feet are black. Black tips on the primary feathers are only seen in flight. White-winged Dove: Medium-sized, stout dove with gray-brown upperparts, gray underparts, and small, black crescent below eye. Bill, legs, and feet are black. Gray legs, feet. It was first recorded on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Kirtland's Warbler: Rare, medium-sized warbler with black-streaked gray upperparts and yellow underparts with black streaks on sides. Direct flight with graceful, shallow wing beats. Feeds on marine worms and insects. Bohemian Waxwing: Large waxwing with gray upperparts, pink-gray crest, black mask and chin, and gray underparts. Sips nectar. Black bill is long and stout. Legs and feet are gray. Wings held downward. Short bill has bright orange base and black tip. Eyes are red. Graceful, direct flight. Brown-headed Nuthatch: Medium nuthatch, gray upperparts, brown cap, small, white nape patch, dark eye-line, white face, buff underparts. Snowy Plover: Small plover, pale brown upperparts, white underparts. Vent and wing stripe visible in flight. Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats. AKA snakebird and water turkey. Bill is pink. Eyes are yellow. Black-tipped yellow bill is long and straight. Strong steady flight with deep wing beats. The face is black with a broken white eye-ring. Face, foreneck are gray, white eye ring. Strong direct flight with rapid wing beats. Long-billed Murrelet: Small seabird with dark brown upperparts and darker brown barring, paler throat and white eye-ring. Feeds at night on crustaceans and large sqiud it takes from the surface. Head is black and eyes are red. Short flights, alternates rapid wing beats with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Males … Dusky Flycatcher: Small flycatcher with olive-gray upperparts and white or yellow tinged underparts. Last Thursday at lunchtime a bird of prey caused quite a stir in downtown Pittsburgh when it perched on a light fixture and very publicly ate a pigeon. Short flights, alternates rapid wing beats with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Name changed in 2017 from Le Conte's Sparrow to LeConte's Sparrow. The tail is long, dark, and round-tipped. The wings are black with yellow shoulder patches and two white bars. Legs and feet are brown. Clapper Rail: Large, noisy marsh bird, gray or brown upperparts, vertical white-barred flanks and belly, buff or rust-brown breast. The sexes are similar in appearance. Eye-ring is thin and white. Western Kingbird: Large flycatcher, gray upperparts, darker head, white throat and upper breast, and yellow lower breast and belly. Feet and legs are dull yellow. Feeds on insects, larvae, snails, seeds, and grains. The eyes are yellow and the bill is blue-gray with a black tip. Female is brighter; paler crown and grayer upperparts. Eyebrows are white and conspicuous. Townsend's Solitaire: Small thrush, gray overall and slightly darker above. Legs and feet are brown. Flies in straight line formation with neck and legs outstretched, roosts high in trees and bushes at night. Upperparts cryptically colored with brown and yellow-brown streaks of many different shades. Sexes similar. Monk Parakeet: Medium parakeet, green overall, gray forehead, cheeks, lores, throat. Throat is pale gray, belly is pale yellow. Pink legs, feet. Weak fluttering flight of short duration, alternates rapid wing beats with wings drawn to sides. Short, fluttering flight, alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Sips nectar. Parasitic Jaeger: The dark morph of this medium-sized jaeger has a brown body, darker cap and pale underwing patches near tips. Weak fluttering flight on shallow wing beats. Gray wings, tail. Tail has white edges, dark center and tip. The wings are black with a sharp yellow or white line and red spots on secondaries (visible when folded). Sexes are similar. Additionally, during migration members of the Cardinal family such as the Blue Grosbeak and Red-breasted Grosbeak can be attracted to the feeders. Breast is orange-brown and belly is yellow. Vermilion Flycatcher: Small, stocky flycatcher, gray-black upperparts and scarlet-red crown, throat, and underparts. Males flash pink-red under the wings; females flash yellowish. Gull-billed Tern: Lightest North American tern. Brown-headed Nuthatch: Medium nuthatch, gray upperparts, brown cap, small, white nape patch, dark eye-line, white face, buff underparts. White eye-ring is broken and slate gray hood extends to upper breast where it darkens to black. Wings and tail are gray. Long, slim wings are dark above and silver-gray below. It has a direct flight and hovers before diving for fish. Wings and notched tail are dark. Whatbird.com logo design courtesy of The Haller Company. North America's smallest goose. Black legs and feet. Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats. Hovers over prey and dips down. It forages for insects on or close to the ground. Gray Kingbird: Large flycatcher with gray upperparts, black mask, inconspicuous red crown patch, and mostly white underparts with pale yellow wash on belly and undertail coverts. Western Wood-Pewee: Medium-sized flycatcher with dull olive-gray upperparts and pale olive-gray underparts. Forages in low vegetation and on the ground. It has a gray crown and nape, red eyes and a slender black bill. Tail is white with black central feathers. Wing linings are white. V-shaped bib is black. It hides in dense thickets, where it forages on the ground looking for insects, spiders, and caterpillars. Eye-ring is white and elongated. Forages in trees and bushes. Soars on thermals and updrafts. Feeds in shallow water or mudflats exposed at low tide. Eats insects, caterpillars, seeds, fruits and berries. Flight is short and low, alternating rapid wing beats with glides. Short flight, alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Males can easily be identified by their glossy orange-red throats. The wings have pale rust-brown patches and black flight feathers. Great Shearwater: Large shearwater, scaled, gray-brown upperparts, white underparts, brown markings on belly. Eats mostly fresh grasses and grains, often in the company of Snow Geese. Forages on ground and in trees and bushes. Often soars like a raptor. Western Tanager: Medium-sized tanager with brilliant red head, bright yellow body, black back, wings, and tail. Boreal Chickadee: Large chickadee, brown upperparts, dark brown cap, small black bib, gray face and neck, white cheek, rufous sides, white underparts. Tail is black with white undertail coverts. Sexes are similar. Forages on ground. Bill is long with dark upper mandible and bright yellow lower mandible. Glossy Ibis: Medium wading bird, iridescent bronze and red-brown overall with thin band of white feathers around bare dark blue face and long, down curved, gray bill. Legs are blue-gray. Head and face are pink-red; bill is heavy and black. In flight it shows long pointed wings with black flight feathers and white wing linings. It has a steady direct flight with rapid wing beats. The wings are dark with two white bars. Whatbird.com logo design courtesy of The Haller Company. Tail is black with white edges. Black-headed Gull: Small, white gull with partial hood, white crescents above and below eye, and white-gray back. Tail is long and black. Head has yellow streak between eye, bill. Rounded tail is rufous with black edges. The Pennsylvania bird list includes about two dozen sparrow species, including the Towhee and Junco. Lark Bunting: Large sparrow, nearly black with large white wing patches, short, white-edged tail, and heavy, blue-gray bill. Pale form has white underparts with brown breast band; intermediates between dark and light morphs occur. Feeds mostly on fish, some crustaceans and insects. Lower face and front of neck are white; black cap extends below eye. Wings are dark gray with two rust-brown bars. The legs and feet are black. Soars on thermals and updrafts. It has a dark brown-and-white striped crown, sharply pointed bill and brown tail with white edges. Royal Tern: Large tern, pale gray upperparts; white face, neck, and underparts. Surf Scoter: This medium-sized diving duck is entirely black except for white patches on the forehead and nape. Soars to great heights. An open ocean species vaguely resembling a small penguin that can fly. Weak fluttering flight with shallow wing beats. Alternates rapid wing beats with short glides. Black-capped Petrel: Large petrel with white underparts, dark brown to black back and upper wings, black cap, and white collar (this field mark is missing in some birds). Underparts are white except for black upper breast band. Dark morph is dark gray with pale streaks on throat and upper breast. Ash-throated Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher with gray-brown upperparts, pale gray throat and breast, and gray-brown tail with rufous highlights. Male House Finches are vivid and in some lights can even look as red as a male Cardinal. The gray facial disk is partially bordered by a thick, brown stripe that extends to the upper breast; lacks ear tufts. Redwing: Medium-sized thrush with brown upperparts, dark-spotted white underparts, and rufous flanks. Weak fluttering flight on shallow wing beats. American Oystercatcher: Large shorebird with white underparts, brown upperparts, black hood, long, bright red-orange needle-shaped bill. Hovers more than other bluebirds and drops on prey from above, also catches insects in flight. Eats seeds of aquatic plants, grasses and grains, insects and small marine crustaceans. Northern Gannet: Very large seabird. It is a ground nester, prefers Jack Pine stands over 80 acres in size. Wings and spectacularly long, deeply forked tail are black. Bill is black except for orange base of lower mandible. Juvenile like winter adult but more black on wing and tail with black tip. Strong fast direct flight, often close to the water on rapid wing beats. LeConte's Sparrow: Small sparrow, brown-streaked back, brown-streaked gray nape, pale gray underparts with streaks on sides, pale yellow breast. Swift, graceful flight, alternates several rapid, deep wing beats with long curving glides. They are always common backyard feeder birds. Dark juvenile is darker overall; has gray throat and lacks white belly. The wings are dark with a pale gray-brown bar on the upper wings. Males have black heads, wings, backs, and tails, and a bright rose colored patch on their white breast. Face has thick, black eye-line. Bobs tail and often makes short flights to hawk insects. Some females and young birds are so heavily streaked below that they almost resemble house finches, but even on these birds the red cap is distinctive. The face is black with a broken white eye-ring. Bewick's Wren: Small wren with unstreaked, gray to red-brown upperparts and plain white underparts. Wings are dark with two white bars. It feeds on marine invertebrates, plankton and fish. Flies on deep wing beats followed by long glide. The tail is long, dark, and round-tipped. Both sexes show white patches in the wings and tail. The wings show rufous primaries in flight. Rapid bouncy flight, alternates several quick wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Wings are black with white spots; rump is black; tail is black with white outer feathers. Laughing Gull: This medium-sized gull has a gray back, white underparts and neck, a black hood and red bill. Sexes are similar. Sandwich Tern: This is the only medium-sized tern with a long slender black bill tipped with yellow. Tail is dark and relatively long. Wings are mottled gray with dark primaries. Flight alternates stiff wing beats with periods of gliding and banking. 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