Click a link below to browse birds by body shape. The shapes represent 14 possible silhouettes: chicken-like, duck-like, gull-like, etc. After you chose a shape can click the bird icon to see its species account.

Tips for using Browse: Browsing is a valuable way to learn about birds, however it is a brute force approach and not designed for identification. A more sophisticated approach to finding a bird with specific field marks is to use the Step by Step Search.

Browse Birds by Body Shape
Hummingbird-likeOwl-like
Chicken-like-MarshLong-legged-like
Tree-clinging-likeDuck-like
Sandpiper-likeGull-like
Upright-perching Water-likePerching-like
Swallow-likeHawk-like
Pigeon-likeUpland-ground-like