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
Chicken-like-MarshPerching-like
Duck-likePigeon-like
Gull-likeSandpiper-like
Hawk-likeSwallow-like
Hummingbird-likeTree-clinging-like
Long-legged-likeUpland-ground-like
Owl-likeUpright-perching Water-like

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

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Color
BlackYellow
BrownOlive
BuffGreen
TanBlue
Rufous or RustPurple or Violet
RedGray
PinkWhite
OrangeSheen or Iridescence

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Bill Shape
All-purposeHooked Seabird
ConeNeedle
Curved (up or down)Spatulate
DaggerSpecialized
Hooked

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Wing Shape
Broad-WingsRounded-Wings
Long-WingsTapered-Wings
Pointed-WingsVery-Long-Wings

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Tail Shape
Fan-shaped TailRounded Tail
Forked TailSquared Tail
Notched TailUnique Tail
Pointed Tail

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Habitat
CoastsMarshes, Swamps
DesertsMountains
ForestsOceans
GrasslandsUrban
Lakes, Rivers, Ponds

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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
ACCIPITRIFORMESGRUIFORMES
ANSERIFORMESPASSERIFORMES
APODIFORMESPELECANIFORMES
CAPRIMULGIFORMESPHAETHONTIFORMES
CATHARTIFORMESPHOENICOPTERIFORMES
CHARADRIIFORMESPICIFORMES
CICONIIFORMESPODICIPEDIFORMES
COLUMBIFORMESPROCELLARIIFORMES
CORACIIFORMESPSITTACIFORMES
CUCULIFORMESPTEROCLIDIFORMES
FALCONIFORMESSTRIGIFORMES
GALLIFORMESSULIFORMES
GALLIOFORMESTROGONIFORMES
GAVIIFORMES

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

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