One of the most intelligent species of bird. Very social – may gather in communal roosts of many thousands in a single grove. They are very opportunistic when it comes to feeding – which they mostly do on the ground.
North America’s smallest falcon is also the most widespread. Normally hunts from a high perch, swooping down to capture prey. They have a wide variety of prey options and individuals will often specialize in one type or another.
One of the most abundant ducks in the world and the ancestor to most blood lines of domestic ducks. They forage in water by dabbing or submerging their head and neck; on land, they graze, pluck seeds and will even grub for roots
Large rodents most common to the Western U.S. and Southern Canada. Their populations are large and not threatened. They normally live in small colonies of 10-20 individuals; They will generally use/dig multiple burrows for hibernation and for safety. These burrows can end up being quite an intricate network underground. They can be highly social animals and will vocalize in a variety of ways to warn the colony about possible threats.