Guest Author - Lisa Shea
Sanderlings are little shorebirds with light grey feathers and a long, pointed black beak. They have black legs. Come see some photos!
Seagull - Australia
Many people think of Finding Nemo when they think of an Australian Seagull. In the movie, the seagulls were famous for all yelling out "Mine! Mine! Mine!"
The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher is the state bird of Oklahoma. Also known as the swallow-tailed flycatcher, it is found in the central US and Mexico. They live in large flocks which can number in the thousands during migration season.
Snowy egrets are lovely white birds with wispy end feathers. They have long black legs and a yellow beak. They´re found across the southern US.
The Snowy Owl had a small but loyal following until Harry Potter burst onto the scene. Now this quiet bird is sought after by thousands!
Black Winged Stilt
The black winged stilt is a long-legged shorebird with ... yes, you guessed it ... black wings. It has a long, pointed beak and long, orange legs.
Swans - the Children of Lir
In Irish legend, Lir was a great man, a sea god. Lir´s third wife turned her stepchildren into swans out of jealousy.