Birds, From Worst To Best

Common Starling

• Canada Goose

• Mute Swan

• Yellow-throated Warbler

• Bald Eagle

• Cockatiel

• American Robin

Budgerigar

African Grey Parrot

• Feral Pigeon

Gull

• House Sparrow

• Blue Jay

• Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Great Tit

• Japanese Tit

• Southern Black Tit

• Dusky Tit

• Ashy Tit

Booby

• American Woodcock (aka Timberdoodle)

• Northern Cardinal

• Chicken

• Toucan

• Black-capped Chickadee

Feral Parrots

• Peacock

Snowy Egret

Red-billed Streamertail

• Mourning Dove

• Pelican

• American Kestrel

Hoopoe

Turkey Vulture

Peregrine Falcon

• Hummingbird

Baltimore Oriole

• Magpie

• Crow

• Raven

• Mockingbird

Brahminy Kite

• Wild Turkey

Curlew



Joe MacLeod was permaently scarred as a child (OK, teenager) when he viewed an ABC Afterschool Special. Ornithological consultation by Tom Scocca.