White-tailed Ptarmigan: Small grouse, mottled brown overall, white on wings, breast, belly, red eye comb, white-edged brown tail, legs covered with white feathers. Flies in straight line or V formation. Brown coloured birds are found in most families of bird species, including sparrows, thrashers, creepers, and even the females of the different members of the bunting family. When its range overlaps with the Golden-winged Warrbler, it often interbreeds with or displaces it. Long-tailed Jaeger: Smallest but most buoyant and graceful jaeger or skua, with gray upperparts, white breast and gray belly. One of the earliest breeding warblers. Tail is gray with black edges and long black streamers. Black bill, legs, feet. Underwings are dark. Cape May Warbler: Small warbler, olive-yellow upperparts, thick, black streaks on yellow underparts. Rapid bouncy flight, alternates several quick wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Weak fluttering flight of short duration, alternates rapid wing beats with wings drawn to sides. Direct flight on rapid wing beats. Belly and rump are bright yellow. Bill is huge, with arched ridge and narrow grooves. White tail with faint brown central strip and dark tip. Sexes are similar. Direct, swift flight on rapidly beating wings. Strong flight with shallow wing beats. Ash-throated Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher with gray-brown upperparts, pale gray throat and breast, and gray-brown tail with rufous highlights. Diet includes aquatic invertebrates. Wings are dark with two white bars. Legs are bright orange. Soars on thermals and updrafts. Bell’s Sparrow and Sagebrush Sparrow. Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats. Head has a slate-gray hood and bold white eye-ring. Eats seeds, insects, caterpillars. It also catches them in flight. Tail is long with brown undertail coverts. Tail has white edges, dark center and tip. Body is green-black overall with silver-gray feathers appearing speckled and grizzled on upper back and forewings. Wings are dark with white stripes visible in flight. Mitch Waite Group. Head and underparts are buff to cinnamon with white throat and vent. Cape May Warbler: Small warbler, olive-yellow upperparts, thick, black streaks on yellow underparts. Legs and feet are gray. Forages in bushes, trees and on ground for seeds and insects. Short bill has bright orange base and black tip. Alternates several shallow rapid wing beats and short glides. Gray Partridge: Gray-brown ground bird with rufous face and throat. Black legs, feet. Painted Redstart: Medium warbler with black head, upperparts, bright red breast and belly. Fast direct flight with rapid wing beats. Gull-billed Tern: Lightest North American tern. Wings and tail are gray-black; tail has thin white tip. Bright red bill with black tip, lower mandible longer than upper. Eats insects, larvae, seeds, fruits and berries. Glossy Ibis: Medium wading bird, iridescent bronze and red-brown overall with thin band of white feathers around bare dark blue face and long, down curved, gray bill. Feeds on insects and nectar. Lazuli Bunting: Small finch, bright blue upperparts, cinnamon-brown breast and sides, white belly. Head has rufous crown, gray face, rufous eye-line, and thick, black moustache stripe. Long tail is dark, white edged. Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats. Its dark plumage sets it apart from all other North American woodpeckers. Guest 02-Mar-2010 19:20: I just had a visitor right outside my small bird feeder that apparently was after the small birds. Wings have large white patches visible in flight. Feeds primarily on insects, sometimes small fish. The throat (gorget) is iridescent copper-red. Flammulated Owl. Bill, legs and feet are black. They don't come as often as either of the other, but eat the same things as they, generally ground feeding In the second photo one notes the male is black with the brown head, but the female is more totally brown and tan. Its head and neck is often stained rust-brown from ferrous minerals in marsh soils. Yellow crown patch is usually concealed. Black-eared race has black mask, ear patch. Sexes are similar. Feeds primarily on mistlestoe berries and small insects. The wings are dark gray with indistinct white bars. Tail is black with thick, white edges. Pygmy Nuthatch: Small nuthatch, blue-gray upperparts and pale yellow breast. Fork-tailed Flycatcher: Medium-sized flycatcher with pale gray upperparts, black head, inconspicuous yellow crown stripe, and white underparts. Face has thick, black eye-line. Eye-ring is white. Swift direct flight, hovers when feeding. Swainson's Warbler: Medium-sized warbler with olive-brown upperparts and pale gray underparts. Swift flight with shallow wing beats. Tail is square. Brown Pelican: Large, unmistakable seabird, gray-brown body, dark brown, pale yellow head and neck, oversized bill. First collected in Cape May, New Jersey in 1811 and not seen again in that area for over 100 years. Head has red crown, nape patch and white moustache stripe. Crown is rust-brown. Legs and feet are brown. They can nest in a nest box with a hole size of 1-1/8 inches. Sexes similar, but male is smaller with a brighter bill base. Anhinga: Large, dark waterbird with long tail, snake-like neck, small head, red eyes, and long olive-brown bill. It has an orange, black and white bill, white eyes and orange legs and feet. Mew Gull: Medium-sized gull with gray back and upperwings, and white head, neck, breast, and belly. Black bill is long and stout. Feeds on small fish, insects and aquatic invertebrates. Direct flight is high and fluttery. Wings, tail black with white markings. Long barred tail with white, rounded tip. Head appears black overall with white spot behind eye; cap is very dark green. Harlequin Duck: Small diving duck, blue-gray upperparts and underparts, rust-brown flanks. The head has very small ear tufts, and dark eyes surrounded by rust-brown, pale-gray facial disk, and white eyebrows that start at the bill. Wings are black with white patches and tail is black with white edges. Head has a dark gray-brown cap, pale spot on nape, and thick black eye-line; throat is white. Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats. Feeds primarily on pond weeds. California Gull: This is a medium-sized gull with a white head and underparts, gray wings and black wing tips. Yellow-billed Loon: Large loon, white-spotted black upperparts, white underparts, gray sides with fine white spots. The big, foxy-red Brown Thrasher is a familiar bird over much of the east. Sometimes called Swamp Warbler. Black-bellied Plover: This medium-sized shorebird has black upperparts vividly marked with a white spot on each feather. Flies low to the ground. Eats fish, crustaceans, jellyfish. The tail is long, dark, and round-tipped. Tail is white with black central feathers. Short flights with rapidly beating wing strokes alternating with wings pulled briefly to sides. Hermit Warbler: Small warbler, gray upperparts, white underparts, black-streaked flanks. AKA snakebird and water turkey. Its pale brown under wings are visible in flight. Forked tail is dark green with black outer tail feathers. The eyes, bill, and legs of all morphs are yellow. Wings are brown with two white bars. It's named for the way its dark breast and hood resemble a person in mourning. Common Snipe: Longest-billed of all snipes, best identified by broad white stripe at base of underwing. Bell’s Sparrow and Sagebrush Sparrow. Tail is long and dark. Swift direct flight often with erratic side-to-side turns of body. Cyanocitta cristata. Direct and hovering flight with very rapid wing beats. Long-billed Murrelet: Small seabird with dark brown upperparts and darker brown barring, paler throat and white eye-ring. Back and wings are purple-gray, underparts grade from purple-gray neck and breast to white belly. Body complexly barred and streaked with red and white. When its range overlaps with the Golden-winged Warrbler, it often interbreeds with or displaces it. Ash-throated Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher with gray-brown upperparts, pale gray throat and breast, and gray-brown tail with rufous highlights. Wings are black with thick white stripes. It is an active predator of seabird nesting colonies. Feeds on nectar, insects, spiders, and sap. Bounding flight. It has a black face, throat and belly and white forehead and crown that extends over the eye, down the back and sides of the neck. Strong direct flight on steady wing beats. Undertail coverts are white. Face is dark red, collar is gray, belly is pale red. The forehead is black, as are the wings which also have white markings. Great Black-backed Gull: World's largest gull. Black-throated Sparrow: Medium sparrow, gray-brown upperparts, white underparts, black bib. Bobs tail and often makes short flights to hawk insects. Black tips on the primary feathers are only seen in flight. Dives for small fish and crustaceans. Crown, nape, and face are gray; eye-rings appear as large, white spectacles. The tail is long, dark, and has white edges. The eyes are yellow and the bill is blue-gray with a black tip. Inca Dove: Small dove with scaled, pale gray-brown upperparts, white throat, and scaled, pale buff (often with pink wash) underparts. Legs and feet are black. Eyes are dark brown, bill is tiny, and tail is long. Juvenile like winter adult but more black on wing and tail with black tip. Neotropic Cormorant: Small, long-tailed cormorant. Bounding flight, rapid wing beats alternating with wings at sides. Vermilion Flycatcher: Small, stocky flycatcher, gray-black upperparts and scarlet-red crown, throat, and underparts. Strong steady flight with deep wing beats. The bill and legs are yellow, and it has a red eyering. Gray head has white patch in front of eye. Bill is yellow, red spot at tip of lower mandible. It dives for food, primarily mollusks and crustaceans. Inland race has gray cap and brown ear patch. Belly and rump are bright yellow. Sabine's Gull: Small gull with gray back and white nape, rump, and underparts. Forages on ground. Dark green tail may show some rufous. Brown wings, two faint bars. Wings and tail are edged with olive-yellow. The wings are white-edged and white tipped; the legs and feet are pink. Black-eared race has black mask, ear patch. Head is yellow with black throat and nape. Feeds on nectar, insects, spiders, and sap. As its name suggests, it eats a steady diet of moth caterpillars and worms. Black bill, legs and feet. Wings and tail are blue with black bars. Swift direct flight with steady wing beats. Sallies from perch to catch insects in air. Bill is gray. Tail is dark gray with white corners. Swift flight, alternates rapidly beating wings with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Short flights, alternates rapid wing beats with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Back of head and belly have gray patches. Tail is green with black outer tail feathers. Rounded tail is rufous with black edges. Canyon Wren: Medium wren with rust-brown upperparts, fine white spots on gray-brown back, nape, and crown, white throat and breast, and chestnut belly. White throat, buff breast, flanks, and belly are barred black-and-white. Juniper Titmouse: Small titmouse with gray upperparts, paler underparts, and plain gray, crested head. Iceland Gull: Large, white gull, pale, pearl-gray back and upper wings. Soars on thermals, must flap its wings more often than a Turkey Vulture. White head, black upperparts, white underparts, large yellow bill with red spot on lower mandible, pale-eyed with red orbital ring, pink legs, feet. Connecticut Warbler: Large ground-walking warbler, olive-gray upperparts, dull yellow underparts. Head has white forehead patch edged in black and white eyebrows joining above bill. Bounding flight, rapid wing beats alternating with wings at sides. Short flights, alternates rapid wing beats with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Eye has faint eye-ring. Short low flights, alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides. White tail; legs and feet are pink. Swift bounding flight on rapid wing beats. Note: Please note that insects do not adhere to man-drawn borders on a map and as such they may be found beyond their listed 'reach' showcased on our website. Underparts are white except for black upper breast band. Head is darker blue and has pale streaks on throat. Bill, legs and feet are black. Juvenile is heavily barred and spotted gray; has white patches on underwings, white throat, white belly and dark-tipped gray bill. Greater Sage Grouse: Largest North American grouse, has scaled gray-brown upperparts, white breast, black throat, bib, and belly, and yellow combs above eyes. Piping Plover: Small, pale sand-colored plover, showy black bands on head, neck. Williamson's Sapsucker: Medium-sized woodpecker with black back and white rump. Feeds on fish, dives to 90 feet for them. Tail is yellow with thick black tip and central line. Outer tail feathers and undertail coverts are white. Rivoli's Hummingbird is a new name for the Magnificent Hummingbird. Plumbeous Vireo: Medium vireo, gray back, white throat and underparts, olive-gray sides, yellow-washed flanks. Forages on the ground and in low vegetation. Western Bluebird: Small thrush with deep blue hood and upperparts, crescent mark across upper back, red-brown breast, and white belly. Rufous Hummingbird: Medium hummingbird, bright rufous-brown overall with white breast and ear patch, red-orange throat, and green shoulders. Long tail is dark, white edged. Dives for small fish, crustaceans. Hovers over water before diving for prey at the surface. Short flights with rapidly beating wing strokes alternating with wings pulled briefly to sides. Flies in straight line or V formation. Lower breast and sides are yellow with black streaks and belly is white.Face is yellow with black crown and cheek patch and yellow crescent below eye. Sexes are similar. Shows white wing patch, black belly, reddish-brown breast, neck and back. Tail is black with thick, white edges. Thick yellow bill. Forehead is dark brown. Willet: This large sandpiper has mottled gray-brown upperparts, white rump and lightly streaked and barred white underparts, white tail with dark brown tip, and blue-gray leg. Throat is iridescent violet; bill is long and slightly decurved. Hood and throat are iridescent red, may appear black or dark purple in low light; broken white eye-ring is usually visible. Cassin's Finch: Medium-sized, cheery finch with bright red crown, brown-streaked back. It was named for Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Upper mandible is dark. Weak fluttering direct flight with shallow wing beats. Black-throated Blue Warbler: Small warbler that is the most strikingly sexually dimorphic of all wood warblers. It has slow steady wing beats and soars on thermals and updrafts. Diet includes insects, larvae, mollusks and crabs. Alternates several deep flaps with glides and fast wing beats. Forages in shrubs, brush, weedy fields for seeds and insects. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck: Large, colorful duck with bright red bill, pink-red legs and feet. Dark gray back and nape. Direct flight with buoyant steady wing beats. To see this please jump to the Iceland Gull species account. The white-edged side and flank feathers form a striking border between sides and back. They spend most of their time in the tops of tall fir and pine trees, making them difficult to see. Whatbird.com logo design courtesy of The Haller Company. Black legs and feet. Wings are dark with two white bars. The sexes are similar. Golden-crowned Sparrow: Large sparrow, brown-streaked upperparts and plain gray breast. Feeds on pine seeds, acorns, fruit, frogs, snakes, carrion, insects and eggs and young of other birds. Brown Thrashers are mimics, like Northern Mockingbirds and Gray Catbirds.They're somewhat secretive, nesting on or near the ground and foraging exclusively on the ground.They rarely if ever visit feeders. Direct flight with rapid wing beats. Dark wings with white wing bar. Undulating, with several rapid wingbeats and a pause. Pine Grosbeak: Large, robust finch with red-washed black back, gray sides and undertail coverts, and pink-red rump and underparts. Eye has faint eye-ring. Bill, legs,feet are yellow. Wings are dark gray with two white bars. Canyon Wren: Medium wren with rust-brown upperparts, fine white spots on gray-brown back, nape, and crown, white throat and breast, and chestnut belly. Bill is dull yellow to gray-green (eastern) or orange-yellow (western). Short low flights, alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Strong direct flight with rapid wing beats. Swainson's Warbler: Medium-sized warbler with olive-brown upperparts and pale gray underparts. Wings are gray with two white bars. Browse through available brown colored birds and parrots for sale in kansas by aviaries, breeders and bird rescues. She builds the nest. It hides in dense thickets, where it forages on the ground looking for insects, spiders, and caterpillars. The wings and tail are gray. Listen for its rush-and-jumble song in summer and you’ll find this species zipping through shrubs and low tree branches, snatching at insects. Hepatic Tanager: Large tanager, dark to orange-red overall, gray wash on back and flanks. Legs and feet are yellow. Flies low to the ground. Tail is long and rounded. It feeds on small fish, crustaceans and insects. Wings are black with white and orange bars. Bill, legs, feet are black. Wings are dark gray with two white bars. Tail has white patches at the base. Clark's Nutcracker: Medium, noisy and inquisitive jay with pale gray head and body. Legs and feet are pink. It has a white face, black cap, and a thick, straight, yellow bill with a black tip. Forages on ground for seeds, insects, larvae and caterpillars. Eurasian Wigeon: This large dabbling duck has a gray back, finely speckled gray flanks, a dark rufous-brown head, buff crown and forehead, pink-brown breast, a white belly and gray legs and feet. Black bill, legs and feet. Anna's Hummingbird: Medium hummingbird; male has bronze-green upperparts, dull gray underparts. Short-billed Dowitcher: This large sandpiper has mottled gray, black, brown and red-brown upperparts, white rump, red-brown underparts with spots and bars, a long, straight dark bill and long, dark yellow-green legs. Female has gray-brown upperparts, white underparts with brown streaks, and a light to dark salmon colored belly and vent. Head has dark gray cap and sharply contrasting white eyebrow and cheek stripe. Great Kiskadee: Large flycatcher with brown upperparts, white head with black cap and eye-line, and bright yellow underparts. Diet includes aquatic vegetation and grass. The male body is bright yellow in spring and summer, while the female is duller yellow underneath and an olive color above. Wings are black with large, white patches. Tail is black, legs and feet are gray. Bill is black. Northern Wheatear: Small thrush (oenanthe), with gray upperparts, black wings, mask, and tail. Head has brown cap, white eyebrows, and dark eye-lines. Bill, legs and feet are black. A common and well-known bird in the eastern half of the United States. Feeds on pine seeds, grain, fruit, berries, insects and eggs and young of other birds. Worm-eating Warbler: Medium-sized, ground nesting warbler with olive-gray upperparts and pale yellow underparts. Feeds on seeds, buds, fruits and insects. Long bill is gray, hooked. The wings are black with yellow shoulder patches and two white bars. Fall plumage has buff-edged upperparts. Brant: This small goose has dark brown upperparts and brown-barred, pale gray underparts. Sage Sparrow was split into two distinct species in 2014 by the American Ornithologist Union. The tail is long and squared with a black-bordered gray center and edged in white. It has a rapid direct flight with strong, quick wing beats. Toxostoma rufum. Wings and tail are gray. Yellow head has black crown stripes and eye-lines. Connecticut Warbler: Large ground-walking warbler, olive-gray upperparts, dull yellow underparts. Named for the wife of the army surgeon who discovered it in New Mexico. Virginia's Warbler: Small warbler, gray upperparts, yellow rump. House Wrens are Cavity Nesting birds found in the northern two-thirds of the United States. Flies in straight line formation with neck and legs outstretched, roosts high in trees and bushes at night. The upper breast has a pale olive wash. Black-throated Gray Warbler: Small warbler, black-marked, slate-gray upperparts, black streaks on flanks, white underparts. Today the official Kansas birds checklist hovers around the 480 mark. Head has a slate-gray hood and bold white eye-ring. Black Skimmer: Odd-looking, tern-like bird with black upperparts and white underparts. Wings have two white bars. Fast direct flight with rapid wing beats. American Three-toed Woodpecker: Medium woodpecker with black-and-white barred upperparts, black head, yellow crown, white eye-line, throat, breast, and belly, and diagonally barred white flanks. Lesser Goldfinch: Small finch with dark back (black in the east, dark green in the west), black crown, bright yellow underparts. White Ibis: This coastal species is white overall with pink facial skin, bill, and legs that turn scarlet during breeding season. White throat is interrupted by a narrow, dark moustache stripe bordered by a broad white submoustachial stripe. Tail is long and brown with thin black bars. Pine Grosbeak: Large, robust finch with red-washed black back, gray sides and undertail coverts, and pink-red rump and underparts. Black Phoebe: Medium flycatcher, mostly black body and white belly. Head has slight white eyebrow, forehead, and chin spots. It only eats insects, and forages for them on the ground and in trees. Steller's Jay: Large crested jay with a black head and crest and a blue body. The wings show rufous primaries in flight. Lazuli Bunting: Small finch, bright blue upperparts, cinnamon-brown breast and sides, white belly. Red-throated Loon: Small loon with scaled gray back and white underparts. Weak fluttering flight, alternates rapid wing beats with wings drawn to sides, usually of short duration. Forehead is pale blue; bill is red and yellow-tipped. Wings are brown and lack bars. Tail is dark green with black outer tail feathers. Steady deep wing beats. Legs are pink-brown. Thick bill, pale base, two long central feathers twisted vertically on tail. Forages on ground and high in trees, eats mostly conifer seeds and buds, some insects. It feeds on fish, small birds, or almost anything. The head is yellow with thin black eye line and olive-green nape. Roseate Spoonbill: Large ibis, pink body, white upper back, neck. Reddish Egret: Medium egret with blue-gray body and shaggy, pale rufous head and neck. Often seen on prairies in the summer. Greater Scaup: This large diving duck has a glossy green-black head, white sides and belly, black tail, neck and breast, barred gray flanks and back. Insects are typically drawn to a given area by available food supply, weather, environmental factors (pollution, etc...), water supply, mating patterns, etc... and can be territorial. Back of head and belly have gray patches. Tail is black with white undertail coverts. Wings and tail are edged with olive-yellow. Tail is short with white edges. Solitary, or in pairs and family groups. White upertail with white-edged black tip. Yellow bill. Wings and tail are gray. Feeds primarily on insects, sometimes small fish. Mountain Chickadee: Medium chickadee, gray upperparts, black cap and bib, white cheeks and nape, and pale gray underparts. Black head has two white facial stripes. Red-necked Grebe: This large grebe has dark gray upperparts and cap, white lower face and nape, white underparts with gray flanks, red-brown neck and dark brown eyes. Tail is long with brown undertail coverts. Thick yellow bill. Often soars like a raptor. Direct and hovering flight with rapid wing beats. Legs and feet are black. Forages in upper foliage of trees, sometimes catches insects in midair. Crown has two dark stripes. Juniper Titmouse: Small titmouse with gray upperparts, paler underparts, and plain gray, crested head. Legs and feet are black.Feeds on nectar and insects. The neck, breast and belly are white. The legs and feet are black. Face, sides of rump, underparts are white. Slow steady bouyant wing beats. Feeds higher on the beach than other plovers. Mexican Jay: Large, crestless jay, blue-gray back, blue head, wings, rump, tail, and pale gray underparts. Forages in low undergrowth. Underparts are buff with black-spotted flanks. Hovers in display flight and when foraging. Broad-billed Hummingbird: Medium-sized hummingbird with metallic green body and vibrant blue throat. Dark wings with white wing bar. Green-tailed Towhee: Large sparrow, olive-green upperparts and pale gray underparts. Feeds on nuts, insects, eggs and young of other birds, lizards, carrion and small mammals. Forages in low undergrowth. Black legs, feet. The American goldfinch has a small head and bill and a short tail, though the wings are long. Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch: Medium finch with brown body and pink on shoulders, flanks, and belly. Direct flight on rapid wing beats. Long black tail with long slender feathers, pale gray mask and black bill with dark pink saddle. Bill is orange with large black basal knob. Glaucous Gull: This large white gull has a pale gray back and yellow eyes. Forehead is dark brown. Brown wings, two faint bars. It has a long thick yellow bill with a dark tip and black legs and feet. Most common swan in North America. Rapid bouncy flight, alternates several quick wing beats with wings pulled to sides. Wings are brown with two white bars. Blue-gray legs and feet. Long, round-tipped tail is edged with white. Gyrfalcon: Large northern falcon with three color morphs: dark, white, and gray. Black bill, legs and feet. Legs and feet are black. Iris is red. Head and face are pink-red; bill is heavy and black. Tail feathers are long and pointed. Outer tail feathers and undertail coverts are white. Around here, winter birds include: black-capped chickadees, slate-colored juncos, white-breasted nuthatches (and the occasional red-breasted nuthatch), cedar waxwings, downy woodpeckers (and the occasional red-bellied woodpecker), blue jays, starlings, cardinals, and sometimes a brown … Wings are dark gray with two white bars. One of the earliest breeding warblers. Wings are dark with two pale bars. Worm-eating Warbler: Medium-sized, ground nesting warbler with olive-gray upperparts and pale yellow underparts. It has a powerful direct flight and often soars on thermals. The pale yellow belly distinguishes this species from other Myiarchus flycatchers. 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