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.

Acorn Woodpecker American Dipper
American Goldfinch American Robin
Anna's Hummingbird Barn Swallow
Black Phoebe Brown Pelican
California Towhee California Valley Quail
Canada Goose Chickadee
Cliff Swallow Common Raven
Downy Woodpecker Ducks
Fox Sparrow Great Blue Heron
Great Egret Greater Roadrunner
Gulls Hairy Woodpecker
Hermit Thrush Killdeer
Mallard Merganser
Mourning Dove Northern Flicker
Oregon Junco Osprey
Pileated Woodpecker Red-breasted Sapsucker
Scrub Jay Snipe
Sparrow Spotted Sandpiper
Spotted Towhee Steller’s Jay
Turkey Vulture Western Screech Owl
Wild Turkey  


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Copyright 1997, 2007, 2016. Text, photos, videos, and drawings by Kim A. Cabrera

Page updated: Saturday, January 30, 2016

Copyright 1997, 2016. 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.

Visit Beartracker's Nature Store online store at:  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!