Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle
Golden Eagle
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The picture of this beautiful Golden Eagle was photographed in the Hutton Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in Larmie Wyoming which is one of my most favorite places to be and photograph.

To hear the sounds of the Golden Eagle, click on the arrow above.

Rock Wren on Rock

Rock Wren on Rock
Rock Wren on Rock
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The picture of this Rock Wren on Rock was photographed at the Camas National Wildlife Refuge in Idaho. The male Rock Wren is a truly remarkable singer and can have a large song repertoire of 100 or more song types, many of which seem to be learned from neighbors.

To hear the songs of the Rock Wren click on arrow above.

Purple Martin Male Adult

Purple Martin perched
Purple Martin
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Purple Martin is a swallow that feeds in midair, catching large, aerial insects such as dragonflies. The picture of this Purple Martin male adult was photographed at the Fosythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey.

Gray Catbird

Gray Catbird
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The picture of this lovely Gray Catbird was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. This Gray Catbird is named for its cat-like call. Like many members of the Mimidea (most famously mockingbirds), it also mimics the songs of other birds.

Click on arrow to play the sounds of the Gray Catbird

Scarlet Tanager Male

Male Scarlet Tanager in the Grass
Male Scarlet Tanager in Grass
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Scarlet Tanagers are medium-sized songbirds with fairly stocky proportions. They have thick, rounded bills suitable both for catching insects and eating fruit. The picture of this pretty male Scarlet Tanager was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.

To hear the song of the Scarlet Tanager click on the arrow above.