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1. This wren's call 'cheery, cheery, cheery' or 'teakettle, teakettle, teakettle' can be heard from a far distance,from the southeast to the north in Ontario, New England, and southern New England.
2. Usually not seen in the west, this tree perching bird is seen creeping around tree trunks and along larger branches searching for insects. Unlike the Brown Creeper which can only climb upward, this bird can climb any direction on a tree.
3. Seen in eastern Montana and the Great Lakes region south to Texas and the Gulf Coast, this perching bird resembles a small meadowlark and its song resembles its name.
4. 'Cuk-cuk-cuk-cuk-cuk'. This tree-clinging bird is the largest woodpecker in North America.
5. Nicknamed the 'sparrow hawk', this bird breeds throughout the United States and lays 4 to 5 white or pinkish eggs.
6. Found from southeastern Canada to the Gulf Coast, this perching bird has blue above with yellow-green 'saddle' on its back with a yellow throat and breast, and white belly. Also has two white wing bars, with the male having an orange-brown chest band.
7. A warbler, this water-dwelling bird rather walks than hops, bobbing its tail constantly but slowly and is found along mountain brooks and streams in dense woodlands in the east.
8. One of the smaller chickadees in North America, this bird is common in open deciduous forests, woodlands clearings and edges, and suburban areas. It is found in southeastern Kansas and central New Jersey and south to Texas, Gulf Coast, and Florida.
9. Commonly seen on the ground, this long-billed bird breeds from southern Canada and northern New England south to Gulf Coast and Florida. Its voice is a variety of musical phrases, each repeated twice.
10. This large, noisy finch that is found all over the United States has a black tail and wings with a prominent white patch on inner wing, the wing linings being yellow.
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