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American Golden-Plover

American Golden-Plover

Pluvialis dominica
This inspiring, robin-sized shorebird should receive a medal for its incredible annual odyssey from Argentina to the Arctic tundra, a distance of over 20,000 miles, with about 3,000 miles of it over open water.

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photo of American goldfinch

American Goldfinch

Photo of American goldfinch.

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American Goldfinch

Video of an American goldfinch in the wild.

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American Kestrel

Falco sparverius
The smallest and most colorful of North American falcons, American kestrels are often seen along highways where they perch on telephone wires or hover over grassy medians as they hunt.

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Image of a male American redstart

American Redstart

Setophaga reticilla
Redstarts flit among tree branches, drooping their wings, fanning their tails and leaping into the air to catch insects.

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american robin

American Robin

Turdus migratorius
A well-known symbol of springtime, this bird hunts on the ground for earthworms and insects. The robin’s colorful rusty-red breast is as welcome in spring as its cheerful singing at dawn and dusk.  

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American Robin

Audio of American robin in the wild.

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