Bird of the Month

Cole’s Bird of the Month…

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see a Pileated Woodpecker in the wild, chances are you remember it as an amazing sight. It’s considered one of the most beautiful…

  • Jun 16, 2014
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The Rose-breasted Grosbeak – Cole’s…

It’s one of the most striking birds around. The male Rose-breasted Grosbeak has beautiful contrasting colors. He’s black and white with a rose-red chest. The female is not so colorful…

  • May 19, 2014
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Find out about Ruby-crowned Kinglets.

Photo by: Beth Willis The Ruby-crowned Kinglet is a small songbird with an abundance of energy. It’s striking ruby-colored feathers, for which it is named, are a rare treat for…

  • Apr 14, 2014
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Cedar Waxwings are beautiful, social…

Cedar Waxwings are among the most striking songbirds, easily identified by the black mask on their faces and the bright red tips on their feathers. These red, waxy tips on…

  • Mar 7, 2014
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Learn All About Common Redpolls

Common Redpolls are energetic little songbirds that travel in flocks, burrow in the snow, and thrive in the cold. They make their home in the arctic tundra and boreal forest…

  • Feb 5, 2014
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Juncos: Cole’s Bird of the…

When one thinks of winter birds, juncos usually come to mind. The term is actually used for several subspecies including Slate-colored Juncos, White-winged Juncos, Oregon Juncos, Pink-sided Juncos, Gray-headed Juncos,…

  • Jan 13, 2014
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