Native Bird Scavenger Hunt
Bird Size: 11.0-13.8 in
Bird Diet: fish and crayfish
Fun Fact: As nestlings, Belted kingfishers have acidic stomachs that break down bones in their food. But as adults, they regurgitate pellets, just like owls and hawks!
Bird Size: 22.8-26.0 in
Bird Diet: fish
Fun Fact: Black-crowned Night Heron nest in groups that often include other species, including herons, egrets, and ibises
Bird Size: 4.7-5.1 in
Bird Diet: insects
Fun Fact:The brown-headed cowbird often parasitizes the warbler's nest, so they build new nests on top of the parasitized one, sometimes resulting in nests with up to six tiers.
Bird Size: 38.2-53.9 in
Bird Diet: fish and gophers
Fun Fact: Climb to the top of Huntington Falls on Strawberry Hill to see the nesting herons and their chicks every spring!
Bird Size: 6.7-9.1 in
Bird Diet: grains, seeds and insects
Fun Fact: The oldest recorded Red-winged Blackbird was 15 years, 9 months old
Bird Size 3.9 in (no bigger than a ping pong ball and no heavier than a nickel
Bird Diet nectar
Fun Fact: A flock of hummingbirds is called a bouquet, a glittering, a hover, a shimmer, or a tune.