Piping Plover (Endangered Bird Species)
The Piping Plover is a small sand-colored, sparrow-sized shorebird that nests and feeds along coastal sand and gravel beaches in North America.
Whooping Crane (Endangered Bird Species)
The Whooping Crane is the largest crane seen in North America. It is an endangered and protected bird with less than forty birds left alive before a program was started to save them. Today, there are over three hundred wild Whooping Cranes.
Short-tailed Albatross (Endangered Bird Species)
The Short-tailed Albatross is the rarest albatross seen in the North Pacific Ocean waters. It is an endangered seabird whose nesting sites were relocated some years ago. Today, there is a small nesting colony that exists on some of the islands off of Japan.
Loggerhead Shrike (Endangered Bird Species)
The Loggerhead Shrike is a gray bird with a black mask and white flashes in their black wings. This species is undergoing a moderately rapid population decline.
Kirtland's Warbler (Endangered Bird Species)
The Kirtland's Warbler is a small songbird that nests in young jack pine forests in northern Michigan, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada.
Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Endangered Bird Species)
The Red-cockaded Woodpecker is an endangered woodpecker species.
Greater Prairie-Chicken (Endangered Bird Species)
The Greater Prairie-Chicken or Pinnated Grouse, sometimes called a Boomer, is a large bird in the grouse family. It has undergone rapid population declines, and has already disappeared from many states in which it was formerly common.
Bermuda Petrel (Endangered Bird Species)
The Bermuda petrel, commonly known in Bermuda as the Cahow, a name derived from its eerie cries, is a nocturnal ground-nesting seabird. It is the national bird of Bermuda and can be found pictured on Bermudian currency. It is also known as the "Lazarus Species" - a species found to be alive after having been considered extinct.