Visual Search | Wizard | Browse
Bird name:
Click a link below to browse birds by any attribute, Location, Shape, Size, etc. Once the page opens to the attribute you can click on any bird icon and see its detailed 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. You can also try the Wizard to find a bird, which uses a question and answer approach, but again it does not give you the flexibility of the Step by Step Search.
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Location
UtahNunavut
NebraskaMaine
MexicoMaryland
British ColumbiaMassachusetts
AlbertaOhio
SaskatchewanOklahoma
ManitobaDelaware
WashingtonIowa
CaliforniaMissouri
North DakotaArkansas
YukonNova Scotia
New MexicoNew Hampshire
AlaskaRhode Island
OregonTennessee
IdahoVermont
ArizonaIllinois
MontanaIndiana
WyomingLabrador
ColoradoPrince Edward Is.
South DakotaMinnesota
KansasPennsylvania
TexasKentucky
Baja CaliforniaWisconsin
NevadaWest Virginia
FloridaHawaii
AleutiansS. Caribbean
South CarolinaDist. of Columbia
OntarioNew Zealand
QuebecAtlantic Coast
MichiganGulf Coast
New YorkPacific Coast
ConnecticutN. Atlantic Coast
North CarolinaIndia
GeorgiaCuba
AlabamaCaribbean
MississippiYucatan
LouisianaGreenland
New JerseyBaffin Is.
VirginiaEllesmere Is.
New BrunswickNewfoundland and Labrador
NW. Territories

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Body Shape
Owl-likeUpright-perching Water-like
Long-legged-likeSandpiper-like
Hawk-likeTree-clinging-like
Chicken-like-MarshGull-like
Upland-ground-likePigeon-like
Duck-likeHummingbird-like
Perching-likeSwallow-like

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Size
Small (5 - 9 in)Medium (9 - 16 in)
Very Large (32 - 72 in)Very Small (3 - 5 in)
Large (16 - 32 in)

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Color
GreenBlack
BlueGray
TanYellow
RedRufous or Rust
PinkOlive
OrangeBuff
WhitePurple or Violet
BrownSheen or Iridescence

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Bill Shape
HookedCone
SpecializedAll-purpose
SpatulateHooked Seabird
DaggerCurved (up or down)
Needle

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Wing Shape
Broad-WingsLong-Wings
Rounded-WingsTapered-Wings
Pointed-WingsVery-Long-Wings

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Tail Shape
Notched TailPointed Tail
Rounded TailSquared Tail
Fan-shaped TailUnique Tail
Forked Tail

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Habitat
OceansForests
CoastsUrban
Lakes, Rivers, PondsMarshes, Swamps
DesertsMountains
Grasslands

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Eats
BerriesThistle
Cracked CornRaisins
PeanutsCurrants
Bread ProductsNut Meal
Nut MeatsFruit
SafflowerNut Pieces
Apple SlicesPeanut Butter
SuetSunflower Seeds (hulled)
MilletSugar
Peanut KernelsSeeds
Sunflower SeedFlowers
NutsCommercial Mixed Bird Seed
Meal WormsBlossoms
Sugar WaterBuds
Commercial instant nectarsjelly
JellyNyjer
Orange HalvesShelled Sunflower
SunflowerMealworms
Milo

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Order
PASSERIFORMESGRUIFORMES
PELECANIFORMESPICIFORMES
CHARADRIIFORMESPODICIPEDIFORMES
STRIGIFORMESPROCELLARIIFORMES
CICONIIFORMESPSITTACIFORMES
ANSERIFORMESTROGONIFORMES
APODIFORMESPHOENICOPTERIFORMES
CAPRIMULGIFORMESSULIFORMES
COLUMBIFORMESPTEROCLIDIFORMES
CORACIIFORMESACCIPITRIFORMES
CUCULIFORMESGALLIOFORMES
FALCONIFORMESPHAETHONTIFORMES
GALLIFORMESCATHARTIFORMES
GAVIIFORMES

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Family
Storks (Ciconiidae)Swifts (Apodidae)
Cardinals & Piranga Tanagers (Cardinalidae)Tanagers (Thraupidae)
Bushtit (Aegithalidae)Thrushes (Turdidae)
Creeper (Certhiidae)Titmice and Chickadees (Paridae)
Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)
Starlings (Sturnidae)Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)
Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)
Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)Vireos (Vireonidae)
Avocets and Stilts (Recurvirostridae)New World Vultures (Cathartidae)
Silky Flycatcher (Ptilogonatidae)Waxwings (Bombycillidae)
Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)
Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)Woodpeckers (Picidae)
Albatross (Diomedeidae)Wrens (Troglodytidae)
Limpkin (Aramidae)African and New World Parrots (Psittacidae)
Dipper (Cinclidae)Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)
Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)Jacanas (Jacanidae)
Darters (Anhingidae)Trogons (Trogonidae)
Olive Warbler (Peucedramidae)Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)
Larks (Alaudidae)Chachalaca (Cracidae)
Kinglets (Regulidae)Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)
Verdins (Remizidae)Accentors (Prunellidae)
Weavers (Ploceidae)White-eyes (Zosteropidae)
Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)Osprey (Pandionidae)
Blackbirds (Icteridae)Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)
Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)Sandgrouse (Pteroclididae)
Cranes (Gruidae)Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)
Crows and Jays (Corvidae)Sylviid Warblers (Sylviidae)
Cuckoos, Roadrunners and Anis (Cuculidae)Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)
Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)Grassbirds (Megaluridae)
Caracaras and Falcons (Falconidae)Gnatcatchers and Gnatwrens (Polioptillidae)
Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)Becards, Tityras and Allies (Tityridae)
Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)
Grebes (Podicipedidae)Megapodes (Megapodiidae)
Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)Rollers (Coraciidae)
Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)
Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)
Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)Fantails (Rhipiduridae)
Loons (Gaviidae)Coursers and Pratincoles (Glareolidae)
Goatsuckers (Caprimulgidae)Cuckoo-shrikes (Campephagidae)
Nuthatches (Sittidae)Bee-eaters (Meropidae)
Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)Honeyeaters (Meropidae)
Leaf Warblers (Phylloscopidae)Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)
Pelicans (Pelecanidae)Cockatoos-(Cacatuidae)
Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)Woodswallows (Artamidae)
Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)Lories, Lovebirds, and Australasian Parrots (Psittaculidae)
New World Quail (Odontophoridae)Guineafowl (Numididae)
Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)
Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)Old World Babblers (Timaliidae)
Shrikes (Laniidae)Bush Warblers, Tesias and Allies (Cettidae)
Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)Grassbirds (Locustellidae)
Emberizids (Emberizidae)Spindalises (Spindalidae)
Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteriidae)
Swallows (Hirundinidae)

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