With their special water-resistant plumage, ducks are made for water. But did you know that several species of duck actually require trees when it comes to breeding? Some ducks are cavity nesters. We've recently added one of these cute little cavity-nesting ducks to Birdorable. The Bufflehead is one of the smallest species of duck to live in North America. They're just about 14 inches long, and they use cavities excavated by Northern Flicker woodpeckers! They also use nestboxes, as in the photo below.
Meet the latest addition to Birdorable: the Black-throated Magpie-Jay joins our cute cartoon corvid family today as our 2023 Bonanza rolls on! Native to the northwestern regions of Mexico, particularly the states of Sinaloa and Nayarit, this striking bird is a visual treat with its vivid blue and white plumage and extraordinarily long tail – one of the longest of any type of corvid.
Almost anywhere you can find cranes living in the wild, you can find cranes in human mythology and popular culture. They are often symbols of happiness, youth, good luck, and/or peace. In Japan, as in many other parts of Asia, cranes are regarded as symbols of good fortune, peace,...
In this week's featured Birdorable t-shirt design a group of Birdorable Canada Geese form a large Peace Symbol, also known as a Geese Symbol. Support peace on earth in style, with this cute Birdorable peace design. For more funny Birdorables see our funny designs section. [products]
The California Condor has been selected as Audubon California's Bird of the Year for 2011. The endangered species won the title after receiving nearly 35% of the almost 10,000 votes cast in the annual election. The condor beat out the Black Oystercatcher, Western Snowy Plover,