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Index to the electronic book:  Life Histories of Familiar North American Birds

Accipiter cooperii (see Hawk, Cooper's)
Accipiter striatus (see Hawk, Sharp-shinned)
Actitis macularia (see Sandpiper, Spotted)
Agelaius phoeniceus (see Blackbird, Red-winged)
Aix sponsa (see Duck, Wood)
Ammodramus savannarum (see Sparrow, Grasshopper)
Anas acuta (see Pintail, Northern)
Anas discors (see Teal, Blue-winged)
Anas platyrhynchos (see Mallard)
Aquila chrysaetos (see Eagle, Golden)
Archilochus colubris (see Hummingbird, Ruby-throated)
Ardea herodias (see Heron, Great Blue)
Asio flammenus (see Owl, Short-eared)
Asio otus (see Owl, Long-eared)

Bittern, American
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Blackbird, Red-winged
Behavior; Courtship; Economic status; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Winter; Young

Bluebird, Eastern
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Bobwhite, Eastern (see Bobwhite, Northern)

Bobwhite, Northern
Behavior; Courtship; Diseases; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Bombycilla cedrorum (see Waxwing, Cedar)
Botaurus lentiginosus (see Bittern, American)
Branta canadensis (see Goose, Canada)
Bubo virginianus (see Owl, Great Horned)

Bunting, Indigo
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Hybrids; Incubation; Migration; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Bunting, Snow
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Buteo jamaicensis (see Hawk, Red-tailed)
Butorides virescens (see Heron, Green)
Campephilus principalis (see Woodpecker, Ivory-billed)
Caprimulgus vociferus (see Whip-poor-will)
Cardinal, Eastern (see Cardinal, Northern)

Cardinal, Northern
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Cardinalis cardinalis (see Cardinal, Northern)
Carduelis pinus (see Siskin, Pine)
Carduelis tristis (see Goldfinch, American)
Carpodacus mexicanus (see Finch, House)
Carpodacus purpureus (see Finch, Purple)

Catbird, Gray
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Cathartes aura (see Vulture, Turkey)
Catharus guttatus (see Thrush, Hermit)
Certhia americana (see Creeper, Brown)
Ceryle alcyon (see Kingfisher, Belted)
Chaetura pelagica (see Swift, Chimney)
Charadrius vociferus (see Killdeer)
Chat, Eastern Yellow-breasted (see Chat, Yellow-breasted)

Chat, Yellow-breasted
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Chickadee, Black-capped
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Chordeiles minor (see Nighthawk, Common)
Circus cyaneus (see Harrier, Northern)
Cistothorus palustris (see Wren, Marsh)
Coccothraustes vespertinus (see Grosbeak, Evening)

Coccyzus americanus (see Cuckoo, Yellow-billed)
Colinus virginianus (see Bobwhite, Northern)
Colaptes auratus (see Flicker, Northern)
Contopus virens (see Pewee, Eastern Wood)

Coot, American
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Winter; Young

Coragyps atratus (see Vulture, Black)
Corvus brachyrhynchos (see Crow, American)

Cowbird, Brown-headed
Behavior; Courtship; Economic status; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Winter; Young

Cowbird, Eastern Brown-headed (see Cowbird, Brown-headed)

Crane, Sandhill
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Creeper, Brown
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Crow, American
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Crow, Eastern (see Crow, American)

Cuckoo, Yellow-billed
Behavior; Eggs; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Young

Cyanocitta cristata (see Jay, Blue)
Dendroica coronata (see Warbler, Yellow-rumped)
Dendroica petechia (see Warbler, Yellow)
Dove, Eastern Mourning (see Dove, Mourning)

Dove, Mourning
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Dryocopus pileatus (see Woodpecker, Pileated)

Duck, Wood
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Dumetella carolinensis (see Catbird, Gray)

Eagle, Bald
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Young

Eagle, Southern Bald (See Eagle, Bald)

Eagle, Golden
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Eremophila alpestris (see Lark, Horned)
Falco sparverius (see Kestrel, American)

Finch, House
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Weights; Winter; Young

Finch, Eastern Purple (see Finch, Purple)

Finch, Purple
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Economic status; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Flicker, Northern
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Fulica americana (see Coot, American)
Gallinago gallinago (see Snipe, Common)
Gavia immer (see Loon, Common)
Geothlypis trichas (see Yellowthroat, Common)

Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Goldfinch, American
Behavior; Courtship; Economic status; Eggs; Enemies; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Goldfinch, Eastern American (see Goldfinch, American)

Goose, Canada
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Winter; Young

Grackle, Common
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Economic status; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Grackle, Purple (see Grackle, Common)

Grebe, Pied-billed
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Young

Grosbeak, Eastern Evening (see Grosbeak, Evening)

Grosbeak, Evening
Age; Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Grus canadensis (see Crane, Sandhill)
Haliaeetus leucocephalus (see Eagle, Bald)

Harrier, Northern
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Hawk, Cooper's
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Young

Hawk, Eastern Red-tailed (see Hawk, Red-tailed)
Hawk, Eastern Sparrow (see Kestrel, American)
Hawk, Marsh (see Harrier, Northern)

Hawk, Red-tailed
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Hawk, Sharp-shinned
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food;Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Heron, Black-crowned Night
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Heron, Great Blue
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Winter; Young

Heron, Green

Hirundo rustica (see Swallow, Barn)

Hummingbird, Ruby-throated
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Hylocichla mustelina (see Thrush, Wood)
Icteria virens (see Chat, Yellow-breasted)
Icterus galbula (see Oriole, Baltimore)

Jay, Blue
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Jay, Northern Blue (see Jay, Blue)

Junco, Dark-eyed
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Winter; Young

Junco hyemalis (see Junco, Dark-eyed)
Junco, Northern Slate-Colored (see Junco, Dark-eyed)

Kestrel, American
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Killdeer
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Kingbird, Eastern
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Kingfisher, Belted
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Kingfisher, Eastern Belted (see Kingfisher, Belted)
Kinglet, Eastern Golden-crowned (see Kinglet, Golden-crowned)

Kinglet, Golden-crowned
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Lanius ludovicianus (see Shrike, Loggerhead)

Lark, Horned
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Young

Lark, Prairie Horned (see Lark, Horned)

Loon, Common
Behavior; Eggs; Fall; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Mallard
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Winter; Young

Martin, Purple
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Meadowlark, Eastern
Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Melanerpes carolinus (see Woodpecker, Red-bellied)
Meleagris gallopavo (see Turkey, Wild)
Melospiza melodia (see Sparrow, Song)
Merganser, American (see Merganser, Common)

Merganser, Common
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Field marks; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Mergus merganser (see Merganser, Common)
Mimus polyglottos (see Mockingbird, Northern)
Mockingbird, Eastern (see Mockingbird, Northern)

Mockingbird, Northern
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Molothrus ater (see Cowbird, Brown-headed)

Nighthawk, Common
Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Food; Game; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Nighthawk, Eastern (see Nighthawk, Common)

Nuthatch, Red-breasted
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Nuthatch, White-breasted
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Nycticorax nycticorax (see Heron, Black-crowned Night)

Oriole, Baltimore
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages;Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Otus asio (see Owl, Eastern Screech)
Owl, American Barn (see Owl, Barn)

Owl, Barn
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Owl, Eastern Screech
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Owl, Great Horned
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Owl, Long-eared
Behavior;Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Owl, Short-eared
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Partridge, European (see Partridge, Gray)

Patridge, Gray
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter;Young

Parus atricapillus (see Chickadee, Black-capped)
Parus bicolor (see Titmouse, Tufted)
Passerina cyanea (see Bunting, Indigo)
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos (see Pelican, American White)

Pelican, American White
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Perdix perdix (see Partridge, Gray)

Pewee, Eastern Wood
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Picoides pubescens (see Woodpecker, Downy)
Picoides villosus (see Woodpecker, Hairy)
Pintail, American (see Pintail, Northern)

Pintail, Northern
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Pipilo erythrophthalmus (see Towhee, Eastern)
Plectrophenax nivalis (see Bunting, Snow)
Podilymbus podiceps (see Grebe, Pied-billed)
Polioptila caerulea (see Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray)
Porzana carolina (see Sora)
Progne subis (see Martin, Purple)
Quiscalus quiscula (see Grackle, Common)
Rail, Sora (see Sora)
Redwing, Eastern (see Blackbird, Red-winged)
Regulus satrapa (see Kinglet, Golden-crowned)

Robin, American
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young,

Robin, Eastern (see Robin, American)

Sandpiper, Spotted
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Scolopax minor (see Woodcock, American)

Shrike, Loggerhead
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice

Sialia sialis (see Bluebird, Eastern)

Siskin, Pine
Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Territory; Young

Sitta canadensis (see Nuthatch, Red-breasted)
Sitta carolinensis (see Nuthatch, White-breasted)
Snipe, Wilson (see Snipe, Common)

Snipe, Common
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Fall; Field marks; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Sora
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Sparrow, Chipping
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Winter; Young

Sparrow, Eastern and Canadian Chipping (see Sparrow, Chipping)
Sparrow, Eastern Song (see Sparrow, Song)
Sparrow, Eastern White-crowned (see Sparrow, White-crowned)

Sparrow, Grasshopper
Behavior;Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Sparrow, Song
Banding; Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Winter; Young

Sparrow, White-crowned
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Spizella passerina (see Sparrow, Chipping)
Stelgidopteryx serripennis (see Swallow, Northern Rough-winged)
Sturnella magna (see Meadowlark, Eastern)

Swallow, Barn
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Swallow, Northern Rough-winged
Behavior; Courtship;Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Swallow, Rough-winged (see Swallow, Northern Rough-winged)

Swallow, Tree
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Swift, Chimney
Behavior; Courtship;Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Tachycineta bicolor (see Swallow, Tree)

Teal, Blue-winged
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Game; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Thrasher, Brown
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs;Enemies; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Winter; Young

Thrush, Eastern Hermit (see Thrush, Hermit)

Thrush, Hermit
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Thrush, Wood
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Thryothorus ludovicianus (see Wren, Carolina)

Titmouse, Tufted
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter;Young

Toxostoma rufum (see Thrasher, Brown)

Towhee, Eastern
Banding records; Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice

Towhee, Rufous-sided (see Towhee, Eastern)
Troglodytes aedon (see Wren, House)
Turdus migratorius (see Robin, American)
Turkey, Eastern (see Turkey, Wild)

Turkey, Wild
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Game; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Tyrannus tyrannus (see Kingbird, Eastern)
Tyto alba (see Owl, Barn)
Vireo, Eastern Warbling (see Vireo, Warbling)
Vireo gilvus (see Vireo, Warbling)
Vireo olivaceus (see Vireo, Red-eyed)

Vireo, Red-eyed
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Vireo, Warbling
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Vulture, Black
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Vulture, Turkey
Behavior; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Warbler, Eastern Yellow (see Warbler, Yellow)
Warbler, Eastern Myrtle (see Warbler, Yellow-rumped)

Warbler, Yellow
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Winter; Young

Warbler, Yellow-rumped
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Waxwing, Cedar
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Whip-poor-will
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Whippoorwill, Eastern (see Whip-poor-will)

Woodcock, American
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Game; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Young

Woodpecker, Downy
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Woodpecker, Eastern Hairy (see Woodpecker, Hairy)

Woodpecker, Hairy
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Woodpecker, Northern Downy (see Woodpecker, Downy)
Woodpecker, Northern Pileated (see Woodpecker, Pileated)

Woodpecker, Ivory-billed

Woodpecker, Pileated
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Voice; Winter; Young

Woodpecker, Red-bellied
Behavior; Eggs; Field marks; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Wren, Eastern House (see Wren, House)

Wren, Carolina
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Voice; Winter; Young

Wren, House
Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Territory; Voice; Young

Wren, Marsh
Behavior; Courtship; Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Field marks; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Wren, Prairie Marsh (see Wren, Marsh)

Yellowthroat, Common
Eggs; Enemies; Fall; Food; Incubation; Nesting; Plumages; Spring; Voice; Winter; Young

Yellowthroat, Maryland (see Yellowthroat, Common)
Yellowthroat, Northern (see Yellowthroat, Common)
Zenaida macroura (see Dove, Mourning)
Zonotrichia leucophrys (see Sparrow, White-crowned)
 

 


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