Birds Gallery

Wild Birds found in North American continent, not particularily organized into groups or types. Added as they were photographed. Photographer, Seetharam Maddali travelled thru United States mainland, Mexico and Canada, the area covered by the American Birding Association to capture the artistic life of them.

Spotted Sandpiper, Southern California

Spotted Sandpiper

Southern California

Spotted Sandpiper can be seen all across North America. They feed on variety of insects and invertebrates including larvae, spiders, worms, crustaceans and mollusks.

Pectoral Sandpiper, Southern California

Pectoral Sandpiper

Southern California

Pectoral Sandpiper forage on grasslands and mudflats, picking up food by sight, occasionally by probing. Pectorals winter in South America and breed in arctic tundra.

Western Sandpiper, Southern California

Western Sandpiper

Southern California

Western Sandpiper is commonly seen shorebird across North America. Winters from southern USA to Peru and breed in arctic tundra. Forages by walking in shallow water probing with bill.

Pyrrhuloxia (Male), Southeastern Arizona

Pyrrhuloxia (Male)

Southeastern Arizona

Pyrrhuloxia is a resident of western United States. They feed on seeds and insects. Often seen around feeders.

Pyrrhuloxia (Female), Southeastern Arizona

Pyrrhuloxia (Female)

Southeastern Arizona

Pyrrhuloxia help cotton fields by feeding on cotton worms and weevils. Name comes from Latin and Greek meaning bullfinch with a crooked bill""

California Towhee, Southern California

California Towhee

Southern California

California Towhee can be seen in habitats like Chaparral, riparian thickets, and arid scrub. They forage in the leaf litter by scratching, with both feet at once, in a fast hopping motion.

Burrowing Owl, Sonoran Desert

Burrowing Owl

Sonoran Desert

Burrowing Owl is small ground-dwelling Owl, seen throughout North America. They are generally active at dusk and dawn.

Brown Pelican, Southern California

Brown Pelican

Southern California

Brown Pelican occurs on coasts of both South and North Americas. Mainly feed on fish, amphibians and crustaceans.

Gambel's Quail, Southeastern Arizona

Gambel's Quail

Southeastern Arizona

Gambel's Quail forages in open habitats interspersed with patches of shrubs, trees or brush piles, streams, springs, and water holes of desert.

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