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Birds & Bird Song
Welcome

Welcome to the bird encyclopedia section of Opus. To find a bird you are looking for, you can search using the search box to the above, or left, of this page, or you can jump to the first letter in the index using the 'Quick Jump A-Z' above.

You can also browse by taxonomy.

Bird Song

Bird songs are included on the birds that have them, alternatively you can click here to see and listen to the current list.

Statistics

In the Opus there are 10,539 bird species listed, of which 8,188 currently have an image taken or produced by our members.


Class Aves viewedit
Struthioniformes Ostriches
Rheiformes Rheas
Tinamiformes Tinamous
Casuariiformes Cassowaries and Emu
Apterygiformes Kiwis
Anseriformes Ducks, geese and allies
Galliformes Fowl and allies
Phoenicopteriformes Flamingos
Podicipediformes Grebes
Columbiformes Pigeons and allies
Mesitornithiformes Mesites
Pterocliformes Sandgrouse
Otidiformes Bustards
Musophagiformes Turacos
Cuculiformes Cuckoos and allies
Caprimulgiformes Nightjars, frogmouths, swifts and hummingbirds
Opisthocomiformes Hoatzin
Gruiformes Cranes, rails and allies
Charadriiformes Shorebirds, gulls and allies
Eurypygiformes Kagu and Sunbittern
Phaethontiformes Tropicbirds
Gaviiformes Loons / divers
Sphenisciformes Penguins
Procellariiformes Petrels, shearwaters and allies
Ciconiiformes Storks
Suliformes Boobys, Frigatebirds and Coromorants
Pelecaniformes Pelicans, Herons and Ibises
Cathartiformes New World Vultures
Accipitriformes Buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Hawks, Vultures
Strigiformes Owls
Coliiformes Mousebirds
Leptosomiformes Cuckoo-Roller
Trogoniformes Trogons and allies
Bucerotiformes Hornbills, hoopoe and woodhoopoes
Coraciiformes Kingfishers, rollers and allies
Galbuliformes Jacamars and allies
Piciformes Woodpeckers and allies
Cariamiformes Seriemas
Falconiformes Falcons and Caracaras
Psittaciformes Parrots and allies
Passeriformes Passerines / perching birds (5,000+ species)


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