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Image of a ring-billed gull, Laurus delawarensis, walking along a sandy beach.

Ring-billed Gull

Physical: This medium-sized gull has long, thin wings and a short, yellow beak that has a distinct black "ring" marking around

Image of a bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus.

Bald Eagle

[caption id="attachment_3439" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Image by U.S. Fish and WIldlife Service on Flickr, public domain[/caption] Physical: Bald eagles are one

Image of a great horned owl, Bubo virginianus, perched in a tree.

Great Horned Owl

[caption id="attachment_3485" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Image by Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve on Flickr, public domain[/caption] Physical: Great Horned Owls

Image of a Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiacus, photographed near Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge on January 27th, 2012.

Snowy Owl

Image by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters on Flickr, CC BY 2.0 Physical: Snowy owls are a large owl species

Picture of a Virginia rail in a marsh

Virginia Rail

Image by Mike Baird on Flickr, CC BY 2.0 Physical: Virginia rails are reddish brown with grey cheeks, red legs

Closeup image of a Clapper Rail, Rallus crepitans.

Clapper Rail

[caption id="attachment_4835" align="aligncenter" width="587"] Image by Alan Schmierer on Flickr, public domain[/caption] Physical: Clapper rails are dull brown or cinnamon-brown

Picture of a black-crowned night heron perched on a brick wall

Black-crowned Night Heron

[caption id="attachment_3140" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Image by Manoj Karingamadathil on Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0[/caption] Physical: Black-crowned night herons are stocky birds

photo of yellow crown night heron

Yellow-crowned Night Heron

Image by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, public domain Physical: The yellow-crowned night heron averages 56-69 cm in size.  Adults are


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