Sexes are similar. Black bill, pink legs and feet. Bill, legs, feet are black. Neotropic Cormorant: Small, long-tailed cormorant. Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats. Hood and throat are iridescent red, may appear black or dark purple in low light; broken white eye-ring is usually visible. Steady bouyant and direct flight with deep wing beats. Wings are mottled gray with dark primaries. Crown is rust-brown. Wings are black with large, white patches. Tail is slightly forked when folded. Swift direct flight with steady wing beats. Back and wings are purple-gray, underparts grade from purple-gray neck and breast to white belly. Click any bird to hear the sounds they make! Tail is long and brown with thin black bars. White throat is interrupted by a narrow, dark moustache stripe bordered by a broad white submoustachial stripe. Gray Vireo: Medium-sized vireo with gray upperparts, faint white spectacles, dark iris, and dull white underparts. Has a 15-16 inch-long black tail with deep fork. Wilson's Plover: Medium plover, gray-brown upperparts and cap. Forages in low undergrowth. The wings are black with a sharp yellow or white line and red spots on secondaries (visible when folded). The wings are dark gray with indistinct white bars. Baird's Sparrow: Small sparrow with pale-streaked, rich dark brown upperparts, white underparts, and dark streaks on upper breast and flanks. The wings are black with yellow shoulder patches and two white bars. Weak fluttering flight on shallow wing beats. Diamond-shaped tail has elongated, pointed central feathers. Blue-winged Warbler: Medium-sized warbler with olive-green upperparts and yellow underparts. Tail is red. Wings are black with large white patches visible in flight. King Rail: Large rail with long, orange-based bill. Wings and tail are chestnut-brown. Black upper and lowerparts may show blue gloss. Bouyant, graceful flap-and-glide flight, soars on thermals often but not to great heights. Index of all insects found in Kansas. Feeds on marine worms and insects. Broad white stripes on black wings are visible in flight. White belly, pink neck,upper breast and rump. Bill is bright yellow; legs and feet are orange. Tail is black and slightly notched. Legs and feet are gray. Fork-tailed Flycatcher: Medium-sized flycatcher with pale gray upperparts, black head, inconspicuous yellow crown stripe, and white underparts. Black tips on the primary feathers are only seen in flight. Wings are black with white and orange bars. Populations are declining due to competition for nest sites with European Starlings, Tree Swallows and House Sparrows. The bill and legs are yellow, and it has a red eyering. Worm-eating Warbler: Medium-sized, ground nesting warbler with olive-gray upperparts and pale yellow underparts. Pinyon Jay: Small, crestless, stocky jay with blue-gray body. May be the most rapid flying North American bird, has been seen fleeing from raptors at estimated speeds of over 200 mph. Tail is dark and yellow-tipped with cinnamon-brown undertail coverts. Legs and feet are black. Coastal form is darker. It is the only warbler that eats large quantities of seeds, usually pine. Crown, nape, and face are gray; eye-rings appear as large, white spectacles. Swift direct flight often with erratic side-to-side turns of body. Face, sides of rump, underparts are white. Bill, legs and feet are black. The wings have white shoulder patches and a green speculum visible in flight. Head is large, glossy, and purple-black with golden yellow eyes and a crescent-shaped white patch behind a dark bill. Head has brown cap, white eyebrows, and dark eye-lines. Head has white forehead patch edged in black and white eyebrows joining above bill. Slow fluttering direct flight with shallow wing beats. Cave Swallow: Small swallow (Southwest pelodoma), with steel-blue upperparts, white underparts, rufous wash on breast and sides. Tail feathers are long and pointed. Fast direct flight with rapid wing beats. Inland race has gray cap and brown ear patch. Phainopepla: Small, flycatcher-like bird with glossy black body. The bill is dark red. The upperwings are gray with black primaries and white secondaries. Cassin's Vireo: Small vireo, olive-gray upperparts, white underparts, pale yellow flanks. Bushtit: Tiny, acrobatic bird with gray-brown upperparts and paler underparts. Face is pale gray, has dark eye patch. It has an orange, black and white bill, white eyes and orange legs and feet. It dives for food, primarily mollusks and crustaceans. Canyon Wren: Medium wren with rust-brown upperparts, fine white spots on gray-brown back, nape, and crown, white throat and breast, and chestnut belly. It is an active predator of seabird nesting colonies. Diet includes fish and small birds. Baird's Sparrow: Small sparrow with pale-streaked, rich dark brown upperparts, white underparts, and dark streaks on upper breast and flanks. When its range overlaps with the Golden-winged Warrbler, it often interbreeds with or displaces it. It feeds on worms, mice, other birds and their eggs, and garbage. Wings and tail are blue with black bars. Weak fluttering flight of short duration, alternates rapid wing beats with wings drawn to sides. Undertail coverts are white. Bill, legs, feet are black. It was named for the state where it was first discovered, where it is an uncommon migrant. It was named for the state where it was first discovered, where it is an uncommon migrant. Flight is swift and direct with rapid wing beats. Wings are black with white patches and tail is black with white edges. Brown Thrasher Sounds, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology It can be tricky to glimpse a Brown Thrasher in a tangled mass of shrubbery, and once you do you may wonder how such a boldly patterned, gangly bird could stay so hidden. Head has a slate-gray hood and bold white eye-ring. Wings and tail are edged with olive-yellow. Legs and feet are black. Thick yellow bill. Dark gray back and nape. Tail is long and dark. Head is gray with white eye-ring that extends to brow. Clark's Nutcracker: Medium, noisy and inquisitive jay with pale gray head and body. Head and underparts are buff to cinnamon with white throat and vent. First collected in Cape May, New Jersey in 1811 and not seen again in that area for over 100 years. Head is gray with white eye-ring that extends to brow. As it hops, it often flicks its tail from side to side. Feeds primarily on pond weeds. Wings are black with thick white stripes. Worm-eating Warbler: Medium-sized, ground nesting warbler with olive-gray upperparts and pale yellow underparts. Bill is huge, with arched ridge and narrow grooves. It hides in dense thickets, where it forages on the ground looking for insects, spiders, and caterpillars. Wings have large white patches visible in flight. The Brown Booby … Soars on thermals and updrafts. Bill, legs, and feet are black. The bill, legs and feet are black. Lazuli Bunting: Small finch, bright blue upperparts, cinnamon-brown breast and sides, white belly. Forages in shrubs, brush, weedy fields for seeds and insects. Back of head and belly have gray patches. Wings are dark with two white bars. Weak fluttering flight with shallow wing beats. Heavy, dark bill is slightly hooked. Speculum is blue-green bordered with black and fine white bars. The tail is long and squared with a black-bordered gray center and edged in white. Both sexes are similar in appearance. As it hops, it often flicks its tail from side to side. Sexes are similar. Swallow-tailed Kite: The largest of North America kites, has black upperparts which contrast with white head and underparts. White underparts with black sides and white wing patch at base of primaries. New subspecies range maps for this bird will be available in the next iBird update at which time we will retire the Thayer’s Gull as it’s own species. The forehead is black, as are the wings which also have white markings. Head is darker blue and has pale streaks on throat. Dark wings with white wing bar. Long bill, gray and spatulate. Wings are black with large, white patches. It has a slightly curved black bill. Feeds on fish, dives to 90 feet for them. Western Bluebird: Small thrush with deep blue hood and upperparts, crescent mark across upper back, red-brown breast, and white belly. Marbled Godwit: This large sandpiper has black-marked, dark brown upperparts, and lightly barred, chestnut-brown underparts. In winter, the bird is brown with black wings. Throat and breast band are black. White throat has dark moustache stripe. Direct and hovering flight with very rapid wing beats. Scott's Oriole: Medium-sized oriole with black hood extending onto breast and back. Most common swan in North America. Flammulated Owl: Small owl with two color morphs (gray-brown and rufous) with many intermediate forms. Along with the Oak Titmouse, was known as the Plain Titmouse until 1996, when they were shown to be seperate species due to differences in song, habitat, and genetic makeup. The head is yellow with thin black eye line and olive-green nape. Upperparts cryptically colored with brown and yellow-brown streaks of many different shades. Strong direct flight with rapid wing beats. Tail is black, legs and feet are gray. Legs are pink-brown. Hood is solid black and eye-ring is dark red. Common Eider: Large diving duck (v-nigrum), with distinctive sloping forehead, black body, white breast and back. The female is dull brown with a white patch on the face at base of bill. Often soars like a raptor. Groove-billed Ani: Medium-sized black bird with iridescent blue and green overtones, with a very long tail (half the length of the bird). Insects are typically drawn to a given area by available food supply, weather, environmental factors (pollution, etc...), water supply, mating patterns, etc... and can be territorial. Pygmy Nuthatch: Small nuthatch, blue-gray upperparts and pale yellow breast. It has a rapid direct flight with strong, quick wing beats. Ash-throated Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher with gray-brown upperparts, pale gray throat and breast, and gray-brown tail with rufous highlights. Head is darker blue and has pale streaks on throat. Second and even third nestings can occur through the summer until as late as August. Common Ground-Dove: Small, rounded dove with plain gray-brown back and scaled pink-gray head and breast. Wings are brown and lack bars. Crown is rufous, throat is white with black stripes, and bill is gray. The tail is long, dark, and round-tipped. Northern Wheatear: Small thrush (oenanthe), with gray upperparts, black wings, mask, and tail. Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats. Strong deep wing beats. Red Phalarope: This medium-sized sandpiper has dark gray upperparts and rufous neck and underparts. Tail is short. Legs and feet are black. It forages for insects on or close to the ground. Prefers to walk rather than fly. Legs and feet are red-orange. Roseate Spoonbill: Large ibis, pink body, white upper back, neck. Today the official Kansas birds checklist hovers around the 480 mark. Dark morph is dark gray with pale streaks on throat and upper breast. Throat feathers are long, purple-red, appearing as streaks on a white background, whiskers when fluffed out, or dark, inverted V when folded. Bill tapers evenly to a sharp point. The tail is long, dark, and has white edges. California Gull: This is a medium-sized gull with a white head and underparts, gray wings and black wing tips. Eats fly larvae, beetles, crustaceans and marine worms. Steady deep wing beats. Sallies to take insects in air. White tail with faint brown central strip and dark tip. When its range overlaps with the Golden-winged Warrbler, it often interbreeds with or displaces it. Direct flight, rapid wing beats. The underparts are yellow and the upper breast is black. Fork-tailed Flycatcher: Medium-sized flycatcher with pale gray upperparts, black head, inconspicuous yellow crown stripe, and white underparts. Flammulated Owl. As its name suggests, it eats a steady diet of moth caterpillars and worms. The wings show white bars in flight. MacGillivray's Warbler: Medium-sized warbler with olive-green upperparts and yellow underparts. Brown wings, two faint bars. Lazuli Bunting: Small finch, bright blue upperparts, cinnamon-brown breast and sides, white belly. Bill, legs and feet are black. Cyanocitta cristata. Strong direct flight. Weak fluttering flight. Feeds on small fish, insects and aquatic invertebrates. Feeds on fish, frogs and crustaceans. Legs and feet are black. Listen for its rush-and-jumble song in summer and you’ll find this species zipping through shrubs and low tree branches, snatching at insects. Feeds on aquatic plants, cultivated grains, seeds. Head has black hood and throat, sharply contrasting white eyebrow and cheek stripe, and yellow spot in front of eye. Weak fluttering flight with shallow wing beats. Bill is gray. Alternates between strong wing beats and gliding. Sharp-tailed Grouse: Medium grouse with lightly barred brown upperparts and white underparts dotted with chevrons. Wings are dark with two white bars. Legs are bright orange. Lesser Goldfinch: Small finch with dark back (black in the east, dark green in the west), black crown, bright yellow underparts. Wings are plain olive-brown. Ash-throated Flycatcher: Medium flycatcher with gray-brown upperparts, pale gray throat and breast, and gray-brown tail with rufous highlights. Mountain Chickadee: Medium chickadee, gray upperparts, black cap and bib, white cheeks and nape, and pale gray underparts. It has a buoyant, graceful flight with steady wing beats. Tail is black and slightly notched. Yellow head has black crown stripes and eye-lines. February: Pairs arrive on the breeding ter… Head has dark gray cap and sharply contrasting white eyebrow and cheek stripe. Groove-billed Ani: Medium-sized black bird with iridescent blue and green overtones, with a very long tail (half the length of the bird). Hood is black and extends onto upper neck. Inca Dove: Small dove with scaled, pale gray-brown upperparts, white throat, and scaled, pale buff (often with pink wash) underparts. The female is less distinctly marked with smudgy face patches and dark bill. Bright yellow face, chestnut-brown ear patch, black crown. It's named for the way its dark breast and hood resemble a person in mourning. Often seen on prairies in the summer. Tail is white with black central feathers. Face is dark red, collar is gray, belly is pale red. Forages on the ground and in low vegetation. Blue-gray legs and feet. Dark gray wings with red edges on primaries. Flies low to the ground. Sometimes it forages boldly on open lawns; more often it scoots into dense cover at any disturbance, hiding among the briar tangles and making loud crackling callnotes. 2. Black Vulture: Large raptor, black overall, short, featherless neck, pale bill, short and squared tail, long, pale gray legs and feet. Flies close to ground or soars on thermals and updrafts. White arc beneath eye. Weak fluttering flight on shallow wing beats. Head is yellow with black throat and nape. Tail is pale gray, dark band at base. One of the earliest breeding warblers. Forages in bushes, trees and on ground for seeds and insects. Sabine's Gull: Small gull with gray back and white nape, rump, and underparts. Direct flight with steady wing beats. Bounding flight. Sexes are similar. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck: Large, colorful duck with bright red bill, pink-red legs and feet. Lewis's Woodpecker: Medium woodpecker with dark green-black upperparts and hood. Prominent chestnut-brown patch on wing is visible on standing and flying birds. Yellow crown is bordered by a wide black cap; cheek and collar are black. Pine Grosbeak: Large, robust finch with red-washed black back, gray sides and undertail coverts, and pink-red rump and underparts. Swift flight, alternates rapidly beating wings with brief periods of wings pulled to sides. Black bill is long and straight. Bill is short, yellow. Feeds on pine seeds, acorns, fruit, frogs, snakes, carrion, insects and eggs and young of other birds. It has a white eyebrow, which differentiates it from all other North American chickadees. Sexes similar. Black Skimmer: Odd-looking, tern-like bird with black upperparts and white underparts. Brown Thrasher. Orange-brown crown is marked with fine dark lines. These birds forage on the ground, in shallow water or in shrubs; they will steal food from other birds. Female similar but lacks bright gorget. Tail is dark brown to almost black with white base and terminal band. Steller's Jay: Large crested jay with a black head and crest and a blue body. Juniper Titmouse: Small titmouse with gray upperparts, paler underparts, and plain gray, crested head. The male selects a nest site and offers the female food. Direct flight on rapid wing beats. Forages on the ground and in low vegetation. Sagebrush Sparrow: Medium sparrow, dark-streaked brown back, white underparts with central breast spot, streaks on sides. Feeds on seeds, buds, fruits and insects. The upper breast has a pale olive wash. Sexes are similar. 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