Birds

Black Oystercatcher

Black Oystercatcher

Black Oystercatcher is a large black bird (16 to 18 inches) with the Latin name Haematopus bachmani. They are found in the intertidal area of the Pacific Coast. Read More
Cygnets

Cygnets

Cygnets is the name for baby swans. The young hatch in a nest consisting of a mound of vegetation that is built in the reedy shallow area of a pond or lake. Read More
Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds get their name from the quiet hum produced by their rapidly flapping wings, allowing them to hover and fly backwards. They are 3 to 5 inches long. Read More
Parakeet

Parakeet

A parakeet is a common pet bird. Originally from Australia, these birds were domesticated in the 1800s. They are intelligent and social. Read More
Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus, the largest of the North American woodpeckers. They grow to be as large as a small crow at 16 to 19 inches. They have a loud fast call. Read More
Western Gull

Western Gull

Western Gull is the classic seagull with size to 26 inches and wingspan to 58 inches. These western birds range the entire length of the northeastern Pacific. Read More
Wild Chickens Of Kauai

Wild Chickens Of Kauai

Kauai has a population of wild chickens that roam about the island of their own free will. They were brought to the island by the Polynesians as a food source. Read More