Popular North American Birds

Ruby-throated hummingbird

Every year, they excitedly visit yards with syrup-bearing flowers or hummingbird feeders in their northern breeding habitats.

Northern Cardinal

Northern cardinals are common and the official bird of seven states. 

Baltimore Oriole

Eastern North America's Baltimore oriole is brightly colored. 

American Robin

The American robin, the official bird of Hartford, Connecticut, which Michigan, and Wisconsin, a place hunts lawns for worms.

Downy Woodpecker

Downy woodpeckers are North America's largest backyard woodpeckers.

American Goldfinch

Males have bright yellow plumage and black markings, while females are lighter. 

Black-Capped Chickadee

If black oil extracted from sunflower seeds is available, the black-capped sparrow is a lively bird that frequents feeders.

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern bluebirds, the most common of the three North American bluebird species, are popular garden guests.

Carolina Wren

The Carolina wren's strong eyebrow, warm chestnuts color, and yellowish flanks make it the most striking yard visitor.

Chipping Sparrow

The chipping sparrow, North America's most common sparrow, has a dark eye line, chestnut head, and mottled back.

Yellow-Rumped Warbler

The yellow-rumped warbler is the most common and eager to visit yards and feeders in North America.

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