Types of Birds

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. 

Also, the bird pictures are designed to help kids identify features of the birds like shape and color. When kids become familiar with the features of our cartoon birds they can more easily identify birds in the wild. 

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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 Picture

Bobolink

Eastern Meadowlark

Red winged blackbird

Red Winged Blackbird

Boobies and Gannets

Bushtits

Bushtit

Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings

Black Headed Grosbeak Picture

Black-headed Grosbeak

Blue Bunting

Blue Grosbeak

Crimson-collared Grosbeak

Dickcissel

Flame-colored Tanager

Hepatic Tanager

Indigo Bunting

Lazuli Bunting

Northern Cardinal 

Painted Bunting Picture

Painted Bunting

Pyrrhuloxia

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Scarlet Tanager

Scarlet Tanager

Summer Tanager

Varied Bunting

Western Tanager

Chachalacas

Chickadees and Titmice

Black Capped Chickadee

Black-Capped Chickadee

Carolina Chickadee Picture

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse Picture

Tufted Titmouse

Cormorants

Cranes

Sandhill Crane

Sandhill Crane

Whooping Crane

Creepers

Crows, Jays, and Magpies

American Crow

Black Billed Magpie Picture

Black-billed Magpie

Blue Jay

Brown Jay

California Scrub-Jay

Canada Jay

Chihuahuan Raven

Clark’s Nutcracker

Common Raven

Eurasian Jackdaw

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

Greater Roadrunner

Dippers

Ducks and Geese

American Black Duck Picture

American Black Duck

American Wigeon

Baikal Teal

Barnacle Goose

Barrow’s Goldeneye

Black Scoter

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Blue Winged Teal Picture

Blue-winged Teal

Brant

Bufflehead

Cackling Goose

Canada Goose

Canada Goose

Canvasback

Cinnamon Teal

Common Eider

Common Goldeneye

Common Merganser

Emperor Goose Picture

Emperor Goose

Eurasian Wigeon

Falcated Duck

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Gadwall

Garganey

Greater Scaup

Greater White-fronted Goose

Green Winged Teal Picture

Green-winged Teal

Harlequin Duck

Hooded Merganser

King Eider

Lesser Scaup

Long-tailed Duck

Mallard Picture

Mallard

Masked Duck

Mottled Duck

Muscovy Duck

Mute Swan

Northern Pintail

Northern Shoveler

Pink-footed Goose

Red-breasted Merganser

Redhead

Ring Necked Duck

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

White-winged Scoter

Whooper Swan

Wood Duck

Wood Duck

Falcons

American Kestrel

Aplomado Falcon

Crested Caracara

Eurasian Hobby

Eurasian Kestrel

Gyrfalcon Picture

Gyrfalcon

Merlin

Peregrine Falcon

Prairie Falcon Picture

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

House Finch

Lawrence’s Goldfinch

Lesser Goldfinch

Pine Grosbeak

Pine Siskin

Purple Finch Picture

Purple Finch

Red Crossbill

White-winged Crossbill

 

Flamingos

Frigatebirds

Gnatcatchers

Black-capped Gnatcatcher