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

Osprey

Steller’s sea eagle

White-tailed eagle


Falcons (Falconiformes)

Peregrine falcon


Flamingos (Phoenicopteriformes)

Flamingo


Grebes (Podicipediformes)

Great crested 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

Tawny owl


Parrots (Psittaciformes)

Ring necked parakeet


Penguins (Sphenisciformes)

Galapagos penguin

Humboldt penguin

Magellanic penguin


Rheas (Rheiformes)

Rhea


Songbirds (Passeriformes)

Cock-of-the-rock

Dartford warbler

Eurasian jay

Goldcrest

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)

Guillemot

Oystercatcher

Puffin

Razorbill

Ringed plover


Woodpeckers & Toucans (Piciformes)

Great spotted woodpecker

Green woodpecker

Toucan