Here are some wonderful images based on photos taken by people at Kodak.
This is a barred owl (17-24 inches long) that is found East of the Rockies, from Canada to Central America. Its hoot is usually in 4 pairs with an "aw" sound added at the end-- hoohoo-hoohoo-hoohoo-hoohooaw.
This is a black skimmer(16-20 inches long), found in the East from Cape Cod to South America. The long red bill is tipped with black and the lower mandible is about a third longer than the upper. It flies low like this scooping up small fish.
This is the louisiana heron (app. 26 inches long) found along the eastern coast of the U.S. in marshes and coastal estuaries. In flight, its neck is folded so that its head appears to be attached directly to the body, and its legs stream out behind (see previous page). It is a beautiful bird.
This is the green heron (16-22 inches long), another marsh and stream wader. Its range is from Canada to Mexico. When it flies, it looks like a crow, but it is fun to watch stalking small fish.
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