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Having a body temperature that stays the same, regardless of the surrounding temperature.


The range of words that a person uses and understands


scientists who study birds


a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats


large-scale food shortages, with widespread starvation, social disruption, and economic chaos; usually triggered by droughts, floods, political instability, and wars


going from one region to another with the change in seasons


traveler who moves from one region or country to another


one who stays for only a short time

field marks

distinctive markings which help in recognizing specific plants and animals


A strip of color that crosses the bird's wing horizontally.


the top of the birds head


a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal


largest order of birds comprising about half the known species


perching song bird


the vocal organ of a bird


the characteristic sound produced by a bird


a series of patterned notes produced by a bird.


The tapping of trees, drainpipes, poles, tin roofs, or anything else that makes a loud noise, done by birds in order to communicate.

bird banding

putting bands on a birds wrist track them

John James Audobon

one of the first to study and paint the birds of North America


a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations


Lines around the edge(s) of text, a page, a cell, or a table

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