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Eastern bluebird, Flagler County, Florida
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Not All Blue Birds are Bluebirds

For beginning birders, the easiest way to identify a bird is by color. Northern cardinals are red, American goldfinches are yellow, eastern bluebirds are blue. (After all, that’s why they’re called bluebirds!) Identifying birds by color is common, easy,…

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Why are Juvenile Birds So Difficult to ID?!?!

Many species of birds have babies that look an awful lot like their parents. A young male cardinal is less red than an adult, but clearly a cardinal. Baby egrets are usually pretty obvious. And “teen” herons, while as…