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Birding by Family

birding by family
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher in Kenya, belonging to the family Muscicapidae: Photo by Nathan Mixon

Welcome to our comprehensive bird identification guides, organized by family! Bird families are like branches on the tree of bird diversity, grouping together species that share common traits and evolutionary histories. Our guides are designed to help you navigate this fascinating world of birds, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced birder. From the soaring raptors of the Accipitridae family to the thousands of songbird species of the Passeridae family, each family page offers detailed information, quality photos, and handy tips to aid in bird identification, with location-specific guides. Whether you’re exploring your backyard or embarking on a global birding adventure, our guides will be your trusted companions in discovering and appreciating the incredible diversity of birds around the world. Welcome to birding by family!

Non-passerines

Passerines