The picture of this Common Eider was photographed in Jones Beach State Park at the Coast Guard Station in New York. The Common Eider is the largest duck on North America.
The picture of this lovely Bank Swallow was photographed at the Bear River National Wildlife Refuge in Utah. Bank Swallows are one of the most widely distributed birds in the world.
The picture of this Brewer’s Sparrow on a log was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. Brewer’s Sparrows are the most abundant bird across the vast sagebrush steppe, and their long, trilling songs are a signature sound of the landscape.
The picture of this McCown’s Longspur perched on barbed wire was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. The McCown’s Longspur is found in shortgrass prairie and overgrazed pastures of the Great Plains.
The picture of this Black-crowned Night-heron in Flight was taken at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Roswell, New Mexico.