Birds

Search for the best wildlife watching in the world by species – starting with birds.


Albatross, petrels & Shearwaters (Procellariiformes)

Black-browed albatross

Giant petrel


Boobies & Cormorants (Suliformes)

Blue-footed booby

Great cormorant

Imperial shag


Cranes, Crakes & Rails (Gruiformes)

Red-crowned crane


Ducks, Geese & Swans (Anseriformes)

Black-necked swan

Greylag goose

Red-breasted merganser


Eagles, Hawks & Vultures (Accipitriformes)

Andean condor

Golden eagle

Goshawk

Harpy eagle

Hen harrier

Marsh harrier

Osprey

Red kite

Steller’s sea eagle

White-tailed eagle


Falcons (Falconiformes)

Peregrine falcon


Flamingos (Phoenicopteriformes)

Flamingo


Grebes (Podicipediformes)

Great crested grebe

Slavonian grebe


Grouse, Pheasants & chickens (galliformes)

Black grouse

Capercaillie

Red grouse


Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters & Rollers (Coraciiformes)

Kingfisher


Ostriches (Struthioniformes)

Ostrich


Owls (Strigiformes)

Barred eagle owl

Blakiston’s fish owl

Burrowing owl

Little owl

Short-eared owl

Tawny owl


Parrots (Psittaciformes)

Ring necked parakeet


Pelicans, Herons & Spoonbills (Pelecaniformes)

Grey heron


Penguins (Sphenisciformes)

Galapagos penguin

Humboldt penguin

Magellanic penguin


Rheas (Rheiformes)

Rhea


Songbirds (Passeriformes)

Chough

Cock-of-the-rock

Dartford warbler

Eurasian jay

Goldcrest

Marsh tit

Racket-tailed drongo

Redwing

Three-wattled bellbird


Swifts, Hummingbirds & nightjars  (Caprimulgiformes)

Hummingbird

Nightjar


Turacos (Musophagiformes)

Knysna turaco


Trogons & Quetzals (Trogoniformes)

Quetzal


Waders, Gulls & Auks (Charadriiformes)

Avocet

Common tern

Guillemot

Oystercatcher

Puffin

Razorbill

Ringed plover


Woodpeckers & Toucans (Piciformes)

Great spotted woodpecker

Green woodpecker

Toucan