Crows, Ravens & Blackbirds
Detailed bird profile of the American crow: apperance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for minimizing nuisance American crows in your backyard.
The black-billed magpie is a distinctive corvid and a beautiful bird. Do you know how to recognize them and where to find them?
The Brewer's blackbird is one of the most common blackbirds in North America, but have you seen one? Learn the key identification characteristics, behavior, range and more for this unique bird.
The brown-headed cowbird is often reviled for its habit as a brood parasite, but these common birds can also be beautiful and amazing to watch in their huge flocks.
The common grackle is a common bird indeed, with a widespread range that is adaptable to many habitats. Learn more about these birds, including how to identify them and about their nesting habits.
One of the most invasive birds in the world, the common myna is easily recognized and identified. Learn why these birds are so adaptable and how far they've spread around the globe.
Detailed bird profile of the common raven: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior, voice and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting ravens to your backyard.
A colorful and amazing bird, the superb starling is a popular African target bird and an easy Sturnidae bird for traveling birders to add to their life list.
Detailed bird profile of the European (common) starling: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for discouraging unwanted starlings from your backyard.
Detailed bird profile of the red-winged blackbird: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting red-winged blackbirds to your backyard.
The yellow-headed blackbird is distinct in both appearance and song. Learn more about this bird species, including the conservation threats yellow-headed blackbirds face and where you can see these birds.