Bird Identification on the Web


The link will take you to a photo from the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center's Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter.

Where a local photo is available, an image icon info icon. will take you to it.

Click on the Species of Interest


LOONS      Order: Gaviiformes
GREBES      Order: Podicipediformes
ALBATROSSES, SHEARWATERS, & STORM-PETRELS      Order: Procellariiformes
TROPICBIRDS, BOOBIES, PELICANS, CORMORANTS, ANHINGA & FRIGATEBIRDS     Order: Pelecaniformes
HERONS, IBIS & NEW WORLD VULTURES     Order: Ciconiiformes
FLAMINGO     Order: Phoenicopteriformes
SWANS, GEESE & DUCKS     Order: Anseriformes
EAGLES, KITES, FALCONS & HAWKS     Order: Falconiformes
FALCONS     Order: Falconiformes
GROUSE, TURKEY & QUAIL     Order: Galliformes
RAILS, LIMPKIN & CRANES     Order: Gruiformes
SHOREBIRDS     Order: Charadriiformes
DOVES     Order: Columbiformes
CUCKOOS, ROADRUNNER & ANIS     Order: Cuculiformes
OWLS     Order: Strigiformes
GOATSUCKERS     Order: Caprimulgiformes
SWIFTS & HUMMINGBIRDS     Order: Apodiformes
TROGON     Order: Trogoniformes
KINGFISHERS     Order: Coraciiformes
WOODPECKERS     Order: Piciformes
PERCHING BIRDS     Order: Passeriformes

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This page is located at http://gotouring.com/birds/bird-id-list.html and is presented as part of the birding resources collection by Lois Richter, The Organizer, 530-758-5058. Copyright 2002.