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Avians in the Desert Biome

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Great Horned Owl


Below is a list of birds that live in the desert with links to additional information on each one. Learn how they survive in the desert biome.

Desert Animal Survival: How animals adapt to the desert.
Classification: How desert plants and animals are classified.

 

BIRDS

Hawks
- Cooper's Hawk
- Ferruginous Hawk
- Marsh Hawk
- Northern Harriers
- Sharp-shinned
- Northern Goshawks
- Red-Tailed Hawk

Owls
- Barn Owl Video available on this subject.
- Great Horned Owls
- Long-Eared Owls
- Screech Owl

- Burrowing Owls Rescue

Herons
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Blue Heron
-Snowy Egret
-Great Egret


Pelicans
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American White Pelican
-Brown Pelican

Storks
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Yellow-billed Stork

Hummingbirds
Black-chinned hummingbirdVideo available on this subject.
Hummingbird

Flightless Birds
Ostrich

 

Misc
Black-Necked Stilt
Cactus Wrens
Cliff Swallow
Curve Billed Thrasher
Golden Eagles
Gambel’s Quail
Ground Hornbill / Abyssinian Ground Hornbill
Lesser Snow Goose
Loon (The Common)
Mallard Ducks
Mourning Doves
Ospreys
Pheasants Ring-necked
Ravens
Ravens and Crows
Roadrunners
Sandhill Cranes
Turkeys
Turkey VulturesVideo available on this subject.
Western Bluebird
Woodpeckers


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General Information

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Migration

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