Category: Birds

Male turkey in the woods behind our house 2

Wild Turkey | Bird, Thanksgiving Dinner, Bourbon Whiskey

When you think Wild Turkey, what comes to mind? Bird? Thanksgiving Dinner? Bourbon Whiskey? Actually, all of the above would be correct! Wild Turkeys are the largest game bird in North America, living in...

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My Search for the Pileated Woodpecker is a Huge Success

The Pileated Woodpecker is the largest Woodpecker in North America. It measures a staggering 16-19 inches (41-48cm) long, with a wingspan of 26-30 inches (66-76cm) and weighs a whopping 8-12 ounces (227-340g). Compare that...

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The Elusive Frog-Bird | Frog or Bird?

For the past three years or so, I’ve been hearing an unusual bird singing from somewhere near the edge of the woods behind our house. I have heard it in various places in the...