Types of Bird in the United States and North America
This list is most of the types of birds you can see in the United States. We are continually adding our bird pictures to this list so please check back with us if you don’t see the bird you are looking for. You can also email us and we will add your request.
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Accentors Albatrosses Anhingas Auks, Murres, and Puffins Atlantic Puffin Horned Puffin Bananaquits Barn-Owls Barn Owl Becards, Tityras, Allies Blackbirds and Orioles Baltimore Oriole Bobolink Eastern Meadowlark Red Winged Blackbird Boobies and Gannets Bushtits Bushtit Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings Black-headed Grosbeak Blue Bunting Blue Grosbeak Crimson-collared Grosbeak Dickcissel Flame-colored Tanager Hepatic Tanager Indigo Bunting Lazuli Bunting Northern Cardinal Painted Bunting Pyrrhuloxia Rose-breasted Grosbeak Scarlet Tanager Summer Tanager Varied Bunting Western Tanager Chachalacas Chickadees and Titmice Black-Capped Chickadee Carolina Chickadee Tufted Titmouse Cormorants Cranes Sandhill Crane Whooping Crane Creepers Crows, Jays, and Magpies American Crow Black-billed Magpie Blue Jay Brown Jay California Scrub-Jay Canada Jay Chihuahuan Raven Clark’s Nutcracker Common Raven
Fish Crow Florida Scrub Jay Green Jay Island Scrub Jay Mexican Jay Northwestern Crow Pinyon Jay Stellers Jay Tamaulipas Crow Woodhouse Scrub Jay Yellow-billed Magpie Cuckoos, Roadrunners, Anis Black Billed Cuckoo Greater Roadrunner Dippers Ducks and Geese American Black Duck American Wigeon Baikal Teal Barnacle Goose Barrow’s Goldeneye Black Scoter Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Blue-winged Teal Brant Bufflehead Cackling Goose Canada Goose Canvasback Cinnamon Teal Common Eider Common Goldeneye Common Merganser Emperor Goose Eurasian Wigeon Falcated Duck Fulvous Whistling-Duck Gadwall Garganey Greater Scaup Greater White-fronted Goose Green-winged Teal Harlequin Duck Hooded Merganser King Eider Lesser Scaup Long-tailed Duck Mallard Masked Duck Mottled Duck Muscovy Duck Mute Swan
Northern Shoveler Pink-footed Goose Red-breasted Merganser Redhead Ring-necked Duck Ross’s Goose Ruddy Duck Smew Snow Goose Spectacled Eider Steller’s Eider Surf Scoter Trumpeter Swan Tufted Duck Tundra Swan White-cheeked Pintail
Wood Duck Falcons American Kestrel Aplomado Falcon Crested Caracara
Prairie Falcon Finches American Goldfinch Black Rosy-Finch Brambling Brown-capped Rosy-Finch Cassin’s Finch Common Redpoll Evening Grosbeak Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch Hoary Redpoll House Finch Lawrence’s Goldfinch Lesser Goldfinch Pine Grosbeak Pine Siskin Purple Finch Red Crossbill White-winged Crossbill
Flamingos Frigatebirds Gnatcatchers Black-capped Gnatcatcher Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Blue-gray Gnatcatcher California Gnatcatcher Grassbirds and Allies Grebes Clark’s Grebe
Gulls and Terns Arctic Tern California Gull Hawks and Eagles Bald Eagle Broad winged hawk Common Black Hawk Coopers Hawk Ferruginous Hawk Eurasian Hobby Eurasian Kestrel Golden Eagle Gray Hawk Harris’s Hawk Hook-billed Kite
Mississippi Kite Northern Goshawk Northern Harrier Red-shouldered Hawk Red-tailed Hawk Rough-legged Hawk Sharp-shinned Hawk Short-tailed Hawk Snail Kite Swainson’s Hawk Swallow-tailed Kite
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
Black-crowned Night-Heron Cattle Egret Great Blue Heron Great Egret
Little Blue Heron
Hummingbirds Allen’s Hummingbird Anna’s Hummingbird Berylline Hummingbird Black-chinned Hummingbird Blue-throated Hummingbird Broad-tailed Hummingbird Broad-billed Hummingbird Buff-bellied Hummingbird Calliope Hummingbird Costa’s Hummingbird Green-breasted Mango Lucifer Hummingbird Mexican Violetear Plain-capped Starthroat Rivoli’s Hummingbird Ruby-throated Hummingbird Rufous Hummingbird Violet-crowned Hummingbird White-eared Hummingbird Ibises and Spoonbills Roseate Spoonbill Jacanas Kingfishers Belted Kingfisher Green Kingfisher Kinglets Larks Horned Lark Leaf Warblers Limpkin Longspurs and Snow Buntings Loons Lovebirds and Australasian Parrots Mockingbirds and Thrashers Brown Thrasher California Thrasher New World Quail California Quail Mountain Quail New World Sparrows California Towhee Dark Eyed Junco Fox Sparrow Song Sparrow New World Vultures Black Vulture California Condor Turkey Vulture Nightjars Northern Storm-Petrels Nuthatches Brown-headed Nuthatch White Breasted Nuthatch Old World Flycatchers Old World Sparrows Olive Warbler Osprey Osprey Owls Barred Owl Boreal Owl Burrowing Owl Eastern Screech Owl Elf Owl Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Flammulated Owl Great Gray Owl Great Horned Owl Long-eared Owl Northern Hawk Owl Northern Pygmy-Owl Northern Saw-whet Owl Short eared Owl Snowy Owl Spotted Owl Western Screech Owl Whiskered Screech-Owl Oystercatchers American Oystercatcher
Parrots and allies Green Parakeet Red Crowned Parrot Pelicans American White Pelican Brown Pelican Pheasants and Grouse Greater Sage Grouse Wild Turkey Pigeons and Doves Mourning Dove Rock Pigeon Plovers Rails, Gallinules, and Coots American Coot Sandpipers Dunlin Greater Yellowlegs Shearwaters and Petrels Shrikes Silky-flycatchers Skuas and Jaegers Southern Storm Petrels Spindalises Starling and Mynas European Starling Stilts and Avocets Black Necked Stilt Storks Storm-Petrels Swallows Barn Swallow Purple Martin Swifts Sylviid Warblers Tanagers Western Tanager Thrushes American Robin
Trogons Tropicbirds Tyrant Flycatchers Alder Flycatcher Black Phoebe Eastern Kingbird Eastern Phoebe Gray Kingbird Western Kingbird Vireos Blue-headed Vireo Wagtails and Pipits Waxbills Waxwings Cedar Waxwing Wood Warblers Black-and-white Warbler Black-throated Green Warbler Blackburnian Warbler Cerulean Warbler Common Yellowthroat Connecticut Warbler Black Throated Blue Warbler Palm Warbler Pine Warbler Prothonotary Warbler Yellow-rumped Warbler Yellow-throated Warbler Yellow Warbler
American Three-toed Woodpecker Arizona Woodpecker Black-backed Woodpecker Downy Woodpecker Gila Woodpecker Gilded Flicker Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Lewis’s Woodpecker Northern Flicker Nuttall’s Woodpecker Pileated Woodpecker Red bellied Woodpecker Red-breasted Sapsucker Red-cockaded Woodpecker Red-headed Woodpecker Red-naped Sapsucker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Wrens Cactus Wren Carolina Wre n House Wren Yellow-breasted Chat