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A location; a country. Its full name is the United States of America. Also known (abbreviated) as the US and the USA. It is located in North America. It is considered a superpower nation. It was formerly a colony of the United Kingdom.

It is subdivided into 50 states, and also has a number of territories: Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United States Minor Outlying Islands. Palau, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia were formerly colonies of the US.


Birds of the United States

Main article: List of birds of Canada and the United States

If Hawaiian birds don't count:

Fish Crow, Boat-tailed Grackle, Florida Scrub Jay, Bachman's Sparrow, Seaside Sparrow, Greater Prairie Chicken (incl. Attwater's Prairie Chicken), Lesser Prairie Chicken, Black Rosy Finch, Brown-capped Rosy Finch, Gunnison Grouse, Yellow-billed Magpie, Island Scrub Jay, Red-cockaded Woodpecker, McKay's Bunting, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Carolina Chickadee, Carolina Parakeet are endemic to the United States.

California Gnatcatcher, Abert's Towhee and Bridled Titmouse are near-endemics, being found in Mexico as well while the White-headed Woodpecker is found in Canada and the Ivory-billed Woodpecker is found in Cuba as well.

Golden-cheeked Warbler, Mississippi Kite, Mountain Plover, Black Turnstone, Eskimo Curlew, Bristle-thighed Curlew, Allen's Hummingbird, Black-capped Vireo, Hermit Warbbler, Worm-eating Warbler, Swainson's Warbler, Kentucky Warbler, Bachman's Warbler, Virginia Warbler and Kirtland's Warbler are breeding endemics.

For Hawaiian birds, see Endemic birds of Hawaii.


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