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aginjibagwesi na [NI] a goldfinch

[
American goldfinch
Carduelis tristis
]

ajijaak na a sandhill crane

[
sandhill crane
Grus canadensis
]

See also: ojijaak na [BL]

anaamisagadoweshiinh na a wren

aninishib na a mallard

[
Anas platyrhynchos
]

See also: ininishib na

apichi na [BL] a robin

[
American robin
Turdus migratorius
]

See also: opichi na

asiginaak na a blackbird

[
red-winged blackbird
Agelaius phoeniceus
]

ashagi na [BL] a blue heron

[
great blue heron
Ardea herodias
]

See also: zhashagi na

aagask na a sharp-tailed grouse

[
Tympanuchus phasianellus
]

aajigade na [LL] [ML] a coot, a mud hen

[
American coot
Fulicia americana
]

See also: daajigade na [N]

aanak na a thrush

aandeg na a crow

[
American crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
]

(verb of abundance) aandegokaa vii there are (many) crows
aashimaang na a red-throated loon

[
Gavia stellata
]

baapaase na a red-headed woodpecker

[
red-headed woodpecker; downy woodpecker; hairy woodpecker
Melanerpes erythrocephalus; Picoides pubescens; Picoides villosus
]

beshk na [BL] a nighthawk

[
common nighthawk
Chordeiles minor
]

See also: beshkwe na

beshkwe na a nighthawk

[
common nighthawk
Chordeiles minor
]

See also: beshk na [BL]

bine na a partridge; a ruffled grouse

[
ruffed grouse
Bonasa umbellus
]

biigokokwe'owesi na a whip-poor-will

[
Caprimulgus vociferus
]

daajigade na [N] a coot, a mud hen

[
American coot
Fulicia americana
]

See also: aajigade na [LL] [ML]

diindiisi na a blue jay

[
Cyanocitta cristata
]

gayaashk na a seagull

gaagaagiishib na a cormorant

[
double-crested cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
]

gaagiigidoo-bineshiinh na a parrot

gaakaabishiinh na a screech-owl

[
eastern screech owl
Otus asio
]

gekek na a hawk

gichi-bine na [RL] a turkey

[
wild turkey
Meleagris gallopavo
]