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Enter your pics of nests or young birds in our Home Tweet Home contest all through July. Read about evolution of dazzling colors and pretty songs in tanagers. 

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Information on 592 species in our online bird guide

Latest updates: Expanded info on Elegant Trogon, Gray Hawk, Orange-crowned Warbler, and Warbling Vireo. More on their way!

ID tips, sound, and video for 208 species (and counting). See which species

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