Shipping class: Jingle Birds

  • Male Cardinal

    Male Cardinal

    These birds have an immense bill – the better for cracking sunflower and other seeds. These brilliant red birds also eat berries and fruit, in the wild or at fruit feeders.

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  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird

    A favorite at nectar feeders, these little jewels of the garden are the smallest of North American birds. They love the nectar of certain flowers and special hummingbird feeders.

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  • American Goldfinch

    American Goldfinch

    Watch these these bright yellow birds nibble away at seed heads and nyjer or thistle feeders in your yard. Goldfinches prefer old fields and open meadows, instead of thick forests.

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  • Eastern Bluebird

    Eastern Bluebird

    These are among the most popular birds in the Eastern United States. Look for them in horse pastures and hay fields as well as some backyards with bluebird nesting boxes.

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  • Blue Jay

    Blue Jay

    Loud and raucous, blue jays can dominate your backyard feeder but they’re also fun to watch. Their striking colors stand out particularly against a backdrop of winter snow.

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  • American Robin

    American Robin

    The well loved American Robin is related to bluebirds and thrushes. These harbingers of spring in many parts of the country actually live in the Cape May area year round.

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  • Chickadee

    Chickadee

    These mighty mites can be the staple of your winter bird feeder. They love sunflower seeds. Look for them in suburban areas and anywhere there are good sized trees.

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  • Female Cardinal

    Female Cardinal

    These birds have an immense bill – the better for cracking sunflower and other seeds. These brilliant red birds also eat berries and fruit, in the wild or at fruit feeders.

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  • Yellow Warbler

    Yellow Warbler

    Yellow Warblers perch at the tops of trees at the forest edge. No other warbler is so completely yellow. They nest from the Arctic all the way to the southern United States, and migrate to Central and South America every winter.

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  • Western Tanager

    Western Tanager

    The raspy song of this multi-colored songbird is softer than the Scarlet Tanager but sounds like a robin with a sore throat. Western Tanagers love to eat insects and fruit.

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  • Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Oriole

    Baltimore Orioles love to eat fruit. Known for their lovely song, orioles frequently nest in large trees in backyards in the Eastern United States.

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  • Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl

    This rare nomad from the North rarely ventures far south. Snowy Owls have nearly a six foot wing span and spend their winters hunting the tundras of the Arctic.

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  • Mountain Bluebird

    Mountain Bluebird

    These western bluebirds live in the foothills of the Rockies. Their steely blue plumage distinguishes them from Eastern Bluebirds.

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  • Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker

    The smallest of eastern woodpeckers, the Downy Woodpecker is a regular visitor to backyard feeders in the winter.. This woodpecker nests in cavities of live or dead trees, where they’ll feast on grubs and other insects. The Downy woodpecker is a native of Eastern forests and very widespread.

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  • Scarlet Tanager

    Scarlet Tanager

    The raspy song of this strikingly colored songbird sounds just like a robin with a sore throat. This bird raises its young in the spring in Eastern pine and oak forests. Scarlet Tanagers love to eat fruit.

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