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Birds & Birding

Not sure what you just saw? Search eNature's entire database of America's plants and animals to find your answer.
To search, simply choose a species group, then complete any combination of optional search criteria.
Search Tips

Choose one category from the list below. Click "About Types" to see which birds the type categories include.
Long-legged Waders Chicken-like Marsh Birds Swallow-like Birds
Upright-perching Water Birds Upland Ground Birds Tree-clinging Birds
Duck-like Birds Owls Hummingbirds
Gull-like Birds Hawk-like Birds Perching Birds
Sandpiper-like Birds Pigeon-like Birds

Choose one or more colors that appear on the bird you are searching for.
  red   green   brown
  pink   blue   black
  orange   purple   gray
  yellow   tan   white

Choose the size category that best fits the bird you are trying to identify.
under 6 inches 5-13 inches 10-20 inches 16-30 inches over 28 inches

Choose one or more habitats from the choices below.
Beaches & shorelines Arctic land habitats
Offshore waters Meadows & fields
Arctic coast & ocean Scrub, shrub & brushlands
Estuaries, salt marshes & tidal flats Grasslands & prairies
Freshwater swamps, marshes & bogs Canyons & caves
Rivers & streams Deserts
Lakes & ponds Cities, suburbs & towns
Forests & woodlands Dumps
Alpine & subalpine habitats

Choose the region of North America in which you saw the species. Click "View Map" to see the regions.
New England
Mid Atlantic
Eastern Canada
Rocky Mountains
Western Canada
Alaska and The North
Great Lakes