The green feathers are a clue that this is a great frigate bird. The magnificent frigate bird is larger and has purple feathers but looks similar. It displays its gular throat sac to attract a mate. Courtesy photo
It is amazing to stand next to a blue-footed booby performing a blue foot marching-in-place mating dance. These were photographed in the Galapagos Islands. Courtesy photo
A pair of Canada geese and their five goslings are regulars at the Northstar Park Pond. The next monthly bird stroll at the North Davis Ponds is Saturday, May 3, at 8 a.m. Courtesy photo
Thirty-seven bird species were observed as well as two red-eared sliders (turtles) at the April official monthly bird stroll at the North Davis Ponds. Courtesy photo
The Galapagos penguins are small, about 19 inches, and the only penguin that lives north of the equator in the wild. Courtesy photo
Janet Brendia, on Quail Avenue, was delighted to find this male California quail on her backyard fence. A California quail was also observed crossing Anderson Road and flying into the Julie Partansky Pond wildlife area during the monthly April bird stroll. Janet Brendia/Courtesy photo

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