Interesting facts about common pheasants

The common pheasant is a bird in the pheasant family. It is native to Asia and parts of Europe like the northern foothills of Caucasus and the Balkans. The common pheasant has been widely introduced elsewhere as a game bird. In parts of its range, namely in places where none of its relatives occur such … Read more

Interesting facts about gyrfalcons

The gyrfalcon is a bird of prey (raptor) in the family Falconidae. The abbreviation gyr is also used. The gyrfalcon is the largest of the falcon species. Gyrfalcons are found in the Arctic regions of Europe, Asia, North America, Greenland and Iceland. Some Gyrfalcons migrate southward in the depths of winter, but they seldom go … Read more

Interesting facts about chipping sparrows

The chipping sparrow is a species of American sparrow. It is found throughout most of North America. Chipping sparrows live in a wide variety of open woodland habitats. They are found in open forests or forest edges, especially coniferous forests. They prefer forests with shrubby undergrowth. Chipping sparrows are common in suburban areas, urban parks, orchards, … Read more

Interesting facts about American flamingos

The American flamingo also known as the Caribbean flamingo is a large species of flamingo. It is found in Central and South America, the Caribbean and also in Florida, making it the only flamingo to naturally inhabit North America. It’s also found on the Galapagos Islands where, in classic Darwinian style, it has developed a … Read more

Interesting facts about great egrets

The great egret (Ardea alba) also known as the common egret, large egret, or great white egret is a large, widely distributed egret. It is found on all continents exept Antarctica. The great egret is generally a very successful species with a large and expanding range, occurring mostly in temperate and tropical habitats. Streams, lakes, … Read more

Interesting facts about rock doves

The rock dove, rock pigeon, or common pigeon is a member of the bird family Columbidae (doves and pigeons). In common usage, this bird is often simply referred to as the “pigeon”. Their combined status as domestic, feral, and wild birds gives them a distinct familiarity to people all over the world. The rock dove … Read more