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Cooper’s Hawk

"In a study of more than 300 Cooper’s Hawk skeletons, 23 percent showed old, healed-over fractures in the bones of the chest, especially of the furcula, or wishbone." most likely from flying quickly through vegetation to catch other birds. (from allaboutbird.org)

Belted Kingfisher

I had no idea, but these birds actually make a nest burrow in the dirt bank near water, which can be as long as 1 to 8 feet!

Blue Jay

I'm noisy and kind of aggressive, but I love acorns and I helped spread oak trees after the last glacial period. You're welcome!

Eastern Bluebird

Typically prefer the communal lifestyle, hang out in FamilyFlocks and join other flocks in the winter to make the MonsterFlock.
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