Species Index: Birds of North America

Albatrosses (Diomedeidae)

Laysan Albatross

Auks, Murres, and Puffins (Alcidae)

Parakeet Auklet

Barn Owl (Tytonidae)

Barn Owl

Becards, Tityras, and Allies (Tityridae)


Bitterns, Herons, and Allies (Ardeidae)

Least Bittern

Blackbirds (Icteridae)

Audubon's Oriole

Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)

Northern Gannet

Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)

Red-whiskered Bulbul

Bush-Warblers (Cettidae)

Japanese Bush-Warbler

Bushtits (Aegithalidae)

Bushtit - female

Caracaras and Falcons (Falconidae)

Aplomado Falcon

Cardinals, Piranga Tanagers and Allies (Cardinalidae)


Chickadees and Titmice (Paridae)

Boreal Chickadee

Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Red-faced Cormorant in flight

Cranes (Gruidae)

Whooping Crane - pair

Creepers (Certhiidae)

Brown Creeper

Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis (Cuculidae)

Black-billed Cuckoo

Currassows and Guans (Cracidae)

Plain Chachalaca

Darters (Anhingidae)

Anhinga - female

Dippers (Cincllidae)

American Dipper

Ducks, Geese, and Swans (Anatidae)

Barrow's Goldeneye

Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)

American Flamingo in flight

Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)

Magnificent Frigatebird

Fringilline and Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)

Evening Grosbeak

Gnatcatchers and Gnatwrens (Polioptillidae)

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Goatsuckers (Caprimulgidae)

Lesser Nighthawk

Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Western Grebe with fish

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers (Laridae)

Ross's Gull

Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies (Accipitridae)

Harris's Hawk

Hummingbirds (Trochiidae)


Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiomithidae)

White Ibis

Icteriids (Icteriidae)

Yellow-breasted Chat

Jacanas (Jacanidae)

Northern Jacana

Jays and Crows (Corvidae)

Green Jay

Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Green Kingfisher

Kinglets (Regulidae)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Pacific Golden-Plover

Larks (Alaudidae)

Horned Lark

Leaf Warblers (Phylloscopidae)

Arctic Warbler

Limpkins (Aramidae)


Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Loons (Gaviidae)

Red-throated Loon on nest

Lories, Lovebirds, and Australasian Parrots (Psittaculidae)

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Mimids (Mimidae)

Long-billed Thrasher

Monarch Flycatchers (Monarchidae)

New World Quail (Odontophoridae)

California Quail

New World Vultures (Cathartidae)

Turkey Vulture

Nuthatches (Sittidae)

Pygmy Nuthatch

Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)

Northern Wheatear

Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Olive Warbler (Peucedramidae)

Olive Warbler

Ospreys (Pandionidae)


Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)

Black Oystercatcher

Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots (Psittacidae)

Yellow-chevroned Parakeet

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, and Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

White-tailed Ptarmigan

Passerellids (Passerellidae)

Harris's Sparrow

Pelicans (Pelecanidae)

American White Pelicans in flight

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

White-winged Dove

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots (Rallidae)

Ridgway's Rail

Sandgrouses (Pteroclidae)

Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies (Scolopacidae)

Red Phalarope - juvenile

Shearwaters and Petrels (Procellariidae)

Shrikes (Laniidae)

Loggerhead Shrike

Silky Flycatchers (Ptilogonatidae)


Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)

Long-tailed Jaeger in flight

Spindalids (Spindalidae)

Western Spindalis

Starlings (Sturnidae)

Common Myna

Stilts and Avocets (Recurvirostridae)

American Avocet - juvenile

Storks (Ciconiidae)

Wood Stork

Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

Swallows (Hirundinidae)

Tree Swallow

Swifts (Apodidae)

White-throated Swift

Sylviid Warblers (Sylviidae)


Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Morelet's Seedeater

Thrushes (Turdidae)


Trogons (Trogonidae)

Elegant Trogon

Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)

Red-billed Tropicbird - in flight

Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Great Gray Owl

Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Verdin (Remizidae)


Vireos (Vireonidae)

Black-whiskered Vireo

Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)

Sprague's Pipit

Waxbills (Estrildidae)

Common Waxbills

Waxwings (Bombycillidae)

Bohemian Waxwing

White-eyes (Zosteropidae)

Warbling White-eye

Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)

Connecticut Warbler

Woodpeckers and Allies (Picidae)

Red-headed Woodpecker

Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Marsh Wren