What is a Bird?

Birds are feathered animals. Birds have a four-chambered heart and are warm-blooded. They develop in eggs outside the mother’s body. Egg shells are hard, unlike those of reptiles. Most birds can fly.

Click on the name of the bird below to see a picture of its tracks and some natural history information about it.

Brown Pelican California Valley Quail
Ducks Great Blue Heron
• Gulls Turkey Vulture
Killdeer Merganser
Raven Robin
Steller’s Jay Wild Turkey
Acorn Woodpecker Red-breasted Sapsucker
Pileated Woodpecker Northern Flicker


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Got a bird story? E-mail me and tell me about it.

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Copyright 1997 - 2007. Text, photos, videos, and drawings by Kim A. Cabrera

Page updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Copyright 1997-2007. Text, drawings, videos, and photos by Kim A. Cabrera - Desert Moon Design

Find bird and bird tracks products in my new store. Calendars, t-shirts, stickers, clocks, greeting cards, and much more. Custom bird products available. Just email me with your product choices.

Now available: "Animals Don't Cover Their Tracks - An Introduction to Animal Tracking" on CD! (Version 3.0) New drawings, more species, more photos, more extensive sections on tracking humans, more detailed directions for plaster casting, mystery tracks section, tracking stories section, and more. The CD features over 100 species, including special bonus sections with the tracks of some African and Australian animals. A large section on tracking lost people for search and rescue is included, with over four pages of photos showing the details of tracks and signs people leave. Easy to use format. This web site is limited by bandwidth, but the CD-ROM is not. The CD is available in my online store at:  Works with Mac or PC. Happy tracking!!

What else can you find in the nature store? Beartracker's animal tracks coloring book, T-shirts, sweatshirts, journals, book bags, toddler and infant apparel, mouse pads, posters, postcards, coffee mugs, travel mugs, clocks, Frisbees, bumper stickers, hats, stickers, and many more items. All with tracks or paw  prints, or nature scenes. Custom products are available. If you don't see the track you want on the product you want, email me and I can probably create it. Proceeds from all sales go to pay the monthly fees for this web site. You can help support this site as well as get great tracking products! Thank you!


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Also visit these fine stores for more products of interest:

NDN Pride shop - For Indian Pride items for all tribes. Custom items available on request.

ASL Signs of Love - For anyone who uses or is learning ASL, American Sign Language. Custom name items and more are available here.

Get Every Child Outdoors (Get E.C.O.) - My shop dedicated to nature and getting kids interested in nature and the outdoors.

Sales from all stores give commissions to Beartracker's Animal Tracks Den, which helps keep this site online as a free service. We are celebrating ten years online this year!