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Quail Of North America

Quails belong to the order Galliformes and both the Phasianidae and Odontophoridae families. Quail are mid-sized birds with short tails, commonly known as game birds.  In North America, there are six native species of quails. The six species are the California quail, the mountain quail (largest quail), the Gambel’s quail, the Montezuma quail (smallest quail), …

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10 Most Common Birds Of North America

Although it is easy to focus on the rare birds of the world, the birds that frequent our backyards here in North America are just as fascinating. There are so many beautiful yet common birds spread across the continent. These birds are usually so familiar because they are adaptable and can live anywhere. Many of …

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10 Smallest Birds In North America

The National Audubon Society, named after Naturalist, Ornithologist, Painter John James Audubon, and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, agree that North America is home to 2,059 diverse bird species.  Narrowing that down to the ten smallest birds in North America was no easy task. However, reading on to learn more about these birds would be …

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