Mitch Waite Group. Field guides, illustrations, and database Copyright © 2004 - 2013. It forages for insects on or close to the ground. Eyes are red. Wings have prominent white patches. var scJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? Feeds primarily on seeds. This miner is a grey bird, with a black head, orange-yellow beak and feet, a distinctive yellow patch behind the eye, and white tips on the tail feathers. Slow fluttering flight with shallow wing beats. Black bill is long and wide, and lower mandible is bright yellow. Wings are black with large white patches. Feeds on insects, frogs, fruits and berries. Kauai Amakihi: This small honeycreeper is olive-green above and pale yellow to creamy gray below. "weedle-weedle-weedle", "che-che-che-che-wee", "tseek", New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellidae). Blue-gray wings have white bars. Eats insects, caterpillars, and nectar. Throat and upper breast are black. Face is white with black mask and throat, and head has a yellow crown. Tail is black with gray or white tip. Closeup shot of a profile of a multicolor bird with a small yellow beak. Wings are dark with two white bars. Both the tail and the legs are long. birds! Hovers and dips for prey. Weak fluttering flight. Head has black hood, and yellow face. Has the longest tail of the European wagtails. Bill, legs and feet are black. Wings are olive-green with very faint wing-bars. The face is black with a broken white eye-ring. Tail is all black. Eastern Yellow Wagtail: Small wagtail (tschutschensis), olive-green upperparts, yellow underparts with brown spots on sides of breast. The Tasmanian race has a more intense yellow panel in the wing, and a broader white tip to the tail. Hooded Oriole: Medium oriole with bright orange-yellow head and nape, and black back, face, throat, and upper breast. Both have bold white eye-rings. The wings and tail are olive-gray and the legs and feet are gray. Olive back may show narrow brown streaks. Mask is dark gray, throat is white and breast is gray. It also uses its unique bill to pick out arthropods from beneath the bark. Yellow-breasted Chat: The largest North American warbler. Throat and breast are bright yellow, belly is white. Most species are birds of weedy fields, scrub, second growth, and non-forest habitats such as desert, grassland, and marsh. Their eyes and bill are yellow and they have long legs. Head has buff face with dark brown cap, eye patches. Golden-winged Warbler: Small warbler with gray upperparts and white underparts. Wings are dark with two white bars. Tail has white edges, dark center and tip. Eyes are dark. Yellow-headed Parrot: Large green parrot with yellow head. Pacific-slope Flycatcher: Small flycatcher, olive-brown upperparts, yellow throat and belly, olive-gray breast. It feeds on seeds and insects. Neck has a gray collar, belly is white. Hovers to take insects, berries, fruit. White band on forehead runs down sides of neck and along flank; black underparts are trimmed in white. Has olive-green to olive-gray upperparts, brilliant yellow throat, breast. Forages in shrubs, brush, weedy fields for seeds and insects. Wings are black with white bar and feather edges. Wings and tail are brown. Boreal Owl: Medium owl, white-spotted, brown upperparts and thick brown-streaked, white underparts. Underparts are white with dark streaks on sides and yellow on throat and breast. Gray birds is a reference given to the many types of gray coloured birds in North America. Yellow-eyed Junco: Medium sparrow with rufous back and upperwings, pale gray rump and head, and pale gray underparts. Diet is heavy in seeds and cultivated grains. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher's call note is transcribed as chu-wee, ascending in pitch; Least Flycatcher's is CHE-bek. The upper mandible is black and lower mandible is pink. Bill is heavy and black. The best bird guide and bird watching search engine to identify Female lacks streaks on breast. Strong, swift, direct flight. These birds may include birds of prey, thrushes, chickadees, vireos, flycatchers and many other types of passerines. Maui Alauahio: This small songbird has a mostly yellow head and underparts and an olive crown and upperparts. Song is a "chip, wheedle, wheedle, che-che-che". Strong and direct flight in canopy, may undulate over long distances. Strong swift and direct flight on rapid wing beats. Upperparts are gray and underparts are white with pale yellow wash on sides. Throat not as white as Alder Flycatcher's, breast darker and bill narrower and shorter than Dusky Flycatcher's, but field identification is very difficult. Kirtland's Warbler: Rare, medium-sized warbler with black-streaked gray upperparts and yellow underparts with black streaks on sides. It is the most colorful member of its family in North America. Philadelphia Vireo: Medium vireo with olive-green upperparts and yellow-washed to yellow underparts. It has a direct steady flight on heavy and labored wing beats, with a slow down stroke and a rapid and jerky upstroke. Most often heard, not seen. We're dedicated to our customer's satisfaction, you may bid with confidence. One of the least specialized and most adaptable Hawaiian species. Wings are dark with large white patches. Nashville Warbler: Small warbler, olive-green upperparts, yellow underparts, white lower belly. As well as eating arthropods, these honeycreepers drink nectar from flowers. One of the most commonly seen sparrows in the United States, the House Sparrow, is not a member of this family and, as an imported species, is actually more closely related to African weaver finches and European sparrows than North American sparrows. Results will be displayed below. Evening Grosbeak: Large, stocky finch. var sc_https=1; The New World Sparrows and related birds are placed in the passerellidae (pronounced pass-ur-EL-ih-dee), a group of one hundred and thirty species in twenty-six genera only found in the New World. Black-headed Bunting: Small yellow bunting with black hood, and chestnut back, rump, and sides of breast. It is gray-brown overall, with a large head, a short neck, a long tail, and a short stubby bill. Has olive-green to olive-gray upperparts, brilliant yellow throat, breast. Strong direct flight with rapid wing beats. Sips nectar. Strong legs and a long, decurved bill give Curve-billed Thrashers the perfect tools for hunting insects in the punishing deserts, canyons, and brushlands that are its home. Its black throat and gray back give it its name, but its bold black-and-white striped face is equally eye catching. It is one of the latest spring migrants of all North American warblers. Several subspecies have been classified since 1827, though there is no consensus on the number. Dark tail has pale feather edges. The wings are dark and edged with white. However there are exceptions, such as the boldly patterned plumages of black, white, and tan plumages displayed by the juncos, and the vibrant black and burnt orange of the towhees. It's not signed that I can see. Black bill, legs and feet. It likes to hide in dense undergrowth. Tail is black. Flight is fast and direct on short, rounded wings. Difficult to distinguish from Tropical Kingbird. Canada Warbler: Small warbler with slate-gray upperparts, bright yellow underparts, black-streaked necklace, and white vent. Eastern race has gray-green upperparts and distinct yellow wash on underparts. Large, gray bill. Bill has black upper mandible and pink lower mandible. Yellow-green back, breast, throat are yellow with a rufous-brown spot or crescent on upper breast; belly and sides are white to gray. Range and Habitat. Bright yellow head, neck, breast. It is mainly grey on top with a rusty back, similar to the Yellow-eyed Junco except having dark eyes like the other races of J. hyemalis. Gray Wagtail: Medium wagtail with black throat, blue-gray upperparts, brilliant yellow underparts. Crown is olive green. They are locally abundant, sedentary, and philopatric, and they adapt well to captivity. Wings are dark with two white bars. Weak fluttering flight on shallow wing beats. It has a dark bill, yellow eyes and black legs and feet. Anianiau: This is a very small songbird with yellow or green-yellow plumage and yellow edging on the feathers, wings and tail. Sallies to snatch insects in flight. Tail is long, blue-green, and yellow-edged. In Cuba a wintering female was spotted in 1981. Bill, legs, and feet are black. Baltimore Oriole: Small oriole, mostly bright orange with black hood and back. Prairie Warbler: Small warbler, brown-streaked, olive-green upperparts with reddish-brown streaking, bright yellow underparts with black streaks on sides. Tail is yellow with thick black tip and central line. It has a dark brown-and-white striped crown, sharply pointed bill and brown tail with white edges. It has a long, olive-brown tail which it moves up and down, or in a circular fashion, as it searches for food. Bachman's Warbler: Small warbler, olive-green upperparts, yellow forehead, throat, underparts, faint white eye-ring, black crown, bib. Curved yellow beak, gray legs and feet. Undulating flight, alternates flapping and gliding. Wings have a white wingbar. Weak fluttering flight with shallow rapid wing beats. Rump is yellow. The females are more subdued in color. Tropical Kingbird: Large flycatcher with olive-gray upperparts, gray head, inconspicuous orange crown patch, pale throat, dark eye patch, and dark upper breast. The head has a blue-gray crown, yellow throat. Bell's Vireo: Small vireo, faint, broken eye-ring, thick, slightly flattened hooked bill, one or two faint wing bars. The male (shown in background) has a bronze-green back, bright red eyering, rump and underparts. Weak fluttering flight, alternates rapid wing beats with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Throat and breast are pale gray and belly is pale yellow.Feeds on insects, fruits and berries. The eye-ring is yellow to white. Sexes are similar. The global population of this bird is estimated to be around five to fifty million individual birds. Its bright yellow or yellow-orange eye gives it an almost fierce look, all out of proportion to the small size of the bird. Feeds on insects, buds, sap, seeds, fruits and berries. //]]> Dark wings with two white bars. Dark tail feathers with thick rufous edges. Hooded Oriole: Medium oriole with bright orange-yellow head and nape, and black back, face, throat, and upper breast. Small chestnut-brown cap, barely noticeable. Similar to: Yellow-bellied Flycatcher. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher has yellowish underparts; Least Flycatcher does not. Swift and direct flight with rapid wing beats low under the canopy. Bill is heavy and dark. Golden-Crowned Warbler: Medium-sized, tropical warbler with olive-gray upperparts and bold yellow underparts. Belly and undertail are white. Swift bouyant direct flight. Rufous-capped Warbler: Small warbler with olive-green upperparts, bright yellow throat and upper breast, and white belly. The few species adapted to woodlands frequent the thick undergrowth at forest openings and edges. The male has a bright yellow back, rump, and underparts. Spectacles are pale yellow. Blackburnian Warbler: Medium warbler, yellow-orange head, black cap and cheek patch, and orange throat. Black bill is long and slender. Winter female and juvenile like male but much paler, gray-brown instead of chestnut, and streaks on back and crown. The male has a bright yellow eye; the female's is dark. White-eyed Vireo: Medium-sized, secretive vireo with olive-green upperparts, and white underparts with yellow sides and flanks. "); Flocks of these long-legged, social birds strut and hop on suburban lawns, golf courses, fields, and marshes in Texas, the Southwest, and southern Great Plains. Brown, white, and gray plumages with streaked and spotted patterns are commonplace for the primarily dull colored sparrows. Feeds on fruits, seeds, and buds. document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); Tail is dark with white outer feathers. One of the earliest breeding warblers. Underparts and lower back are bright yellow-orange. Legs and feet are black. Oahu Amakihi: This small honeycreeper has yellow-green upperparts, yellow throat, breast, and belly, black lores, decurved gray bill and gray legs and feet. Bill is black and the tail is long and olive-gray. Due to this, population trends for the Yellow-eyed Junco have a present evaluation level of Least Concern. It drills deep holes in ohia trees to drink the sap within. Black legs and feet. Bounding flight, alternates flapping with gliding. Bill, legs and feet are black. Bounding flight, alternates flapping with gliding. pageTracker._trackPageview(); Belly, undertail coverts, chest, flanks, and foreneck. Bill is black. 11/7 8o nc . Tail is dark. Flicks wings and tail more vigorously than other Similar Species. Flies in V or straight line formations. Western Kingbirds are aggressive and will scold and chase intruders (including Red-tailed … Wings are dark gray with two white bars. Alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Bill is large and black. Short black tail. Diet is heavy in seeds and cultivated grains. Black wings with two bold white bars. Black-vented Oriole: Large oriole with black hood, upper back, wings, and tail, including vent. Underparts are bright yellow. Prefers to run or hop along the ground. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher: Small flycatcher with olive-green upperparts, yellow underparts, and olive-green wash on breast. Mountain forests near the Mexican border are home to this distinctive junco. The throat is white and the underside is gray. : "http://www. Bill has black upper mandible and pink lower mandible. Bill, legs, and feet are black. Female is olive-green above, with gray back and yellow underparts. Females are smaller and paler than males. Yellow-fronted Canary: Native to sub-Saharan Africa, this small finch has olive-gray upperparts and bright yellow underparts and rump, a gray crown and nape, yellow eyebrow and cheek, a dark malar stripe and gray legs and feet. Feeds on insects, greens and oats. Bright yellow face, chestnut-brown ear patch, black crown. Weak fluttering flight on shallow wing beats. Wings are black with a single white bar and white-edged feathers. Female is olive-green above, olive-yellow below, and has black wings. Feeds mainly on the larvae and pupae of moths and on wood and fruit boring beetles. Swift bounding flight. Frequents dense undergrowth and thickets. Swift flight, alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides. : "http://www. The Yellow-eyed Junco was first described in 1831 by Johann Georg Wagler, a German herpetologist. Western Meadowlark: This short stocky, ground-dwelling bird has dark-streaked brown upperparts, bright yellow underparts, and a broad black V on the breast. Bill is gray. Tail is dark with white patches and undertail coverts. White throat with faint brown necklace. Belly main color: 274 Black/Dark Gray 30 Blue 248 Brown 48 Green 110 Red/Rufous 1096 White/Light Gray 163 Yellow/Orange 11 Other : 5. 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. Wings have rufous patches. Wings are dark with two white bars. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (Palau): Small wagtail (tschutschensis), with olive-green upperparts and yellow underparts with brown spots on sides of breast. Most of the small birds such as the finches, wood-warblers, and sparrows are members of the one hundred and forty-two families found in the largest taxonomic order of birds; the PASSERIFORMES (pronounced pas-ser-i-FOR-meez). Legs and feet are gray. Hooded Oriole. The only eastern warbler that nests in tree hollows. "Black-eared" Bushtits also have a dark ear patch (the auriculars). Yellow-eyed Junco: Range is primarily in Mexico, extending into some of the mountains of the southern tips of the United States of Arizona and New Mexico. The female (shown in foreground) has green upperparts, yellow-green underparts and dark wings. Direct flight with steady bouyant wing beats. Pine Warbler: Medium warbler with plain olive-gray upperparts, yellow throat and breast, blurry-streaked sides, and white belly and undertail coverts. Strong direct flight on rapid wing beats. The belly is white; tail is dark gray with white outer tail feathers. All are generally terrestrial birds that forage on the ground for seeds and arthropods. Walks on the ground rather than hop. Look For The Connecticut warbler is a small songbird in general, but large compared to other warblers. Members of this family are for the most part common birds with plenty of available habitat. Pink legs and feet. Forages in trees and bushes. Dark pale edged wing feathers. Wings are gray with large yellow patches. The curve-billed thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre) is a medium-sized mimid that is a member of the genus Toxostoma, native to the southwestern United States and much of Mexico.Referred to as the default desert bird, it is a non-migratory species. Bright yellow eyes contrast with faint mask. Worm-eating Warbler: Medium-sized, ground nesting warbler with olive-gray upperparts and pale yellow underparts. Gray bird with yellow beak, sparrow. It's named for the way its dark breast and hood resemble a person in mourning. Legs and feet are gray. Audubon's Oriole: Large oriole with yellow-green upperparts, black hood extending onto upper breast, and lemon-yellow underparts. Legs and feet are pink. Bill is short, yellow. The head has a gray cap, dark eyes, and white-bordered black eye-line. Eyes are yellow. Spectacles are yellow. The legs and feet are pink. Sexes are similar, female is duller. Wings are dark. Tropical Parula: Small warbler with blue-gray upperparts, black mask, yellow chin, throat, breast, and upper belly with a diffused orange breast band, white lower belly, undertail coverts. Piratic Flycatcher: Small olive-brown flycatcher has brown crown, white face with dark eye-line and moustache stripe, white throat shading to pale yellow on belly, and faint dark streaks on breast, sides. Photo of water, yellow, vertebrate, bird, leisure . Sexes are similar, female is duller. Wings are dark with bold white secondary patches; tail is dark. Lack of a white eye ring and dark mask set it apart from the Northern Parula. Yellow-eyed Junco: Medium sparrow with rufous back and upperwings, pale gray rump and head, and pale gray underparts. It has a direct steady flight on heavy and labored wing beats, with a slow down stroke and a rapid and jerky upstroke. Medium length, sharp, fine gray-black bill, with buff lower mandible; medium length wings and notched tail. This large flycatcher sallies out to capture flying insects from conspicuous perches on trees or utility lines, flashing a black tail with white edges. Black legs and feet. It has olive-gray edging to the feathers in the wing and tail. Direct, undulating flight with rapid wing beats. Laysan Finch: Large, curious Hawaiian honeycreeper. Males, females and juveniles are similar in appearance, though young birds are a brownish-grey. Gray above, whitish below, this species blends in well with the grays and greens of its surroundings. Bulky appearance when perching due to dense, fluffy plumage, long wings extending past body, and relatively long tail. Wings, tail black with white markings. The Yellow-eyed Junco has a large range reaching up to around 470,000 square kilometers. Belly and undertail are white. var sc_project=965006; Rapid flight with shallow wing beats. Thick-billed Kingbird: Large flycatcher with gray-brown upperparts, darker head, and seldom seen yellow crown patch. Variegated Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher, dark brown-and-black scaled upperparts, brown eye-line on pale face, thin brown moustache stripe, dark-streaked, pale yellow underparts. Legs are pink. Found in pine stands, mangroves and overgrown fields rather than prairies. Yellow eyebrows turn white behind eyes. var sc_security="340ce72a"; Bill is slightly decurved. Crown is dull gray, eyebrows are white, and eyestripe is dark. Bounding flight, alternates flapping with gliding. Black wings have two white bars and black tail coverts have bold white tips. Hawaii Amakihi: AKA the Common Amakihi. Black wings with large white shoulder patches, wing-bars. Yellow Warbler: Small warbler with olive-yellow upperparts and bright yellow underparts with rust-brown streaks on breast, sides. Feeds on a variety of insects and spiders. Saffron Finch: Native to South America, this finch has yellow-green upperparts, yellow underparts, and an orange crown. It was first recorded on the Lewis and Clark expedition. There perky little birds manage to survive severe winters. Forages on ground. Juvenile resembles winter female but has yellow wash on throat and breast. 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