Let’s start with a bird that’s red all over. This beauty is found across the southern United States, but only in summer. (That’s a hint, by the way.) It is insectivorous, so it won’t visit your bird feeder, but it does visit wooded yards. Right now, it’s in Central America or northern South America.
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Tips for Easy Bird Identification
Identifying birds is at the very heart of bird watching. Each bird encountered is like a little puzzle or mystery to solve, because, while birds of a single species all share a certain set of physical traits, no two individual birds, like no two individual humans, are exactly alike.