914 birds have been identified in North America, i.e., north of the Mexican border, according to the American Birding Association.
Miss Jones, a Bronx second grade teacher, took her class to the park on a bird watch. “Hey, teech,” Tommy called, “look at the boid.” She smiled. “that’s not a boid, Tommy. It’s a bird.’” “That’s funny,” he replied. “It choips like a boid."