10 of the most graceful birds living in North America
North America, due to its diverse nature, is home to gorgeous animals of all kinds, and birds living on the continent are not an exception. Let's meet these adorable feathered creatures.
#1 Northern cardinal
These mid-sized red birds live in southern eastern Canada, eastern United States, southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Hawaii.
#2 Black-capped chickadee
The black-capped chickadee is the state bird of US states of Massachusetts and Maine, and the provincial bird of New Brunswick in Canada. They are usually not afraid of humans and can even eat from the hand.
#3 Baltimore oriole
These birds live in Canada and the USA. In the winter, they migrate to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America.
#4 Wood thrush
This passerine bird is well-known for its beautiful song. They also winter in Central America and Mexico.
#5 Peregrine falcon
The peregrine falcon is the fastest creature of the animal kingdom. This gorgeous bird can fly with the speed up to 242 mph (389 km/h).
#6 Bald eagle
The national bird of the USA is known for building the largest tree nests in the world, up to 13 ft (4 m) deep, 8.2 ft (2.5 m) wide, and 1.1 short tons (1 metric ton) in weight.
#7 Red-bellied woodpecker
These beautiful birds range as far south as Texas and as far north as Canada. Its name is misleading: the red-bellied woodpecker has a bright red head, but the red-headed woodpecker is another species.
#8 Violet-green swallow
Cute violet-green swallows are distributed along the west coast from Alaska to Mexico, extending as far east as Montana and Texas.
#9 Prothonotary warbler
The name of this bird derives from a Latin word meaning "protonotary", which was the name for a notary attached to the Byzantine court who wore golden yellow robes. Prothonotary warblers live in southeastern Ontario and eastern United States.
#10 Scissor-tailed flycatcher
These creatures are known for their amazing tails and are also called Texas birds-of-paradise.
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