How do Dark-eyed Juncos send out a warning alarm to other members of the flock? When danger is sensed, a flash of white tail feathers
How is a Downy Woodpecker like a tripod and a fish-hook? Stiff tail feathers help to brace this bird as it clings to a tree,
Why do these birds have a preference for gravel roads? Evening Grosbeaks devour surprising quantites of salt. They eat gravel to get minerals, salts, and
Which father of modern ecology named this species? In 1758, the Gadwall was first described under its current scientific name by Carl Linnaeus. The Gadwall
How does the Great Blue Heron capture its prey? This bird, the largest of herons in North America, forages while wading and impales its meal
What well-known group adopted the Great Egret in flight as its symbol? The National Audubon Society chose the Great Egret as its symbol in 1953.