Wildlife - Birds

North American Birds

North American birds include species found in the United States (excluding Hawaii) and Canada, and in nearby waters, that are breeding species, regular visitors, and casual and accidental species from other regions that are believed to have strayed here without direct human aid, and well-established introduced species that are now part of our avifauna. In addition, as an identification aid, I have included photos of these species even if the photos were taken outside of the North American area.

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Ducks, Geese, & Swans

Grebes & Loons

Pelagic Seabirds

Pelicans & Allies

Wading Birds

Shorebirds

Rails & Allies

Gulls, Terns, & Jaegers


Diurnal Raptors

Owls and Nightjars

Game Birds

Cuckoos & Allies

Swifts & Hummingbirds

Parrots

Pigeons & Doves

Kingfishers


Woodpeckers

Flycatchers

Shrikes & Vireos

Jays & Crows

Larks & Swallows

Chickadees & Allies

Wrens

Kinglets & Gnatcatchers


Thrushes

Mimids & Waxwings

Starlings & Pipits

Warblers

Sparrows & Allies

Cardinals & Allies

Blackbirds

Finches & Allies

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