Every year, they excitedly visit yards with syrup-bearing flowers or hummingbird feeders in their northern breeding habitats.
Northern cardinals are common and the official bird of seven states.
Eastern North America's Baltimore oriole is brightly colored.
The American robin, the official bird of Hartford, Connecticut, which Michigan, and Wisconsin, a place hunts lawns for worms.
Downy woodpeckers are North America's largest backyard woodpeckers.
Males have bright yellow plumage and black markings, while females are lighter.
If black oil extracted from sunflower seeds is available, the black-capped sparrow is a lively bird that frequents feeders.
Eastern bluebirds, the most common of the three North American bluebird species, are popular garden guests.
The Carolina wren's strong eyebrow, warm chestnuts color, and yellowish flanks make it the most striking yard visitor.
The chipping sparrow, North America's most common sparrow, has a dark eye line, chestnut head, and mottled back.
The yellow-rumped warbler is the most common and eager to visit yards and feeders in North America.