Updated: Wednesday October 23, 2019

Fatbirder's Birding Top 1000 Counter
We have images of over 930 bird species online!

Select a browsing method below to view
the online images and information.

| Alphabetized Lists | Lists by Type of Bird | Lists by Country |

| About the Complete Image Catalog |

| "Current Names" Versus "Field Guide Names" |

New (March 5th, 2018) - for those who have visited The Otter Side before:
Now you can scroll through all 4,200+ images without
having to return to the thumbnail pages.
Works with all the browsing methods above.

The Complete Image Catalog is the showcase for the images of THE OTTER SIDE. It is also intended to be an online educational and reference tool. A brief commentary [will ultimately be] included for each species describing the bird, its habitat, and other interesting facts about it. Photographic details (location, date, camera, lens, film, etc.) are also included for each image.

Many of the species have multiple images intended to show additional visual information about the species, such as:

  • breeding plumage
  • winter plumage
  • female plumage
  • immature plumage
  • the bird in flight
  • behavior/display
  • color morphs (if they exist)
  • geographic races (if they exist)
Some images of "marginal" quality have been included because they show unique field marks, represent uncommon, threatened, or endangered species, or document rare birds.

Why (and How) Do the Names of Birds Change?
Why Are Field Guide Names, Current Names, and Common Names Sometimes Different?

Changes and updates from the 42nd through 59th Supplements of the American Ornithological Society (AOS - formerly the American Ornithological Union - AOU) Check-list of North American Birds, Seventh Edition have been included in the bird "names" used on these web pages. These mostly involve the addition of new species and changes/revisions to Common/Genus/Species nomenclature.

For example: For this reason the Common, Genus, and Species names which appear throughout these catalog pages may occasionally differ from those in current field guides. The latest common, genus, and species names for North American birds can be found at the website of the American Ornithological Society.

Alphabetized Image Lists - Click on a Letter for Listings by Last Name

NOTE: Where multiple images of a bird exist, the first image shown in the series is the "default" image for product orders unless a specific image name is requested when ordering.

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N |

| O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Image Lists by Type of Bird - Click on a Group for Listings by Last Name

NOTE: The types/groups of birds listed below "loosely" follow the taxonomic order found in most current field guides. However, in 2003 the 44th Supplement to the American Ornithological Society (AOS - formerly the American Ornithological Union - AOU) Check-list of North American Birds, Seventh Edition moved the orders Anseriformes (i.e., Waterfowl in the list below) and Galliformes (i.e, Upland Game Birds in the list below) directly in front of Gaviiformes (i.e., Loons in the list below).

Cassowary, Emu, Ostrich, etc.
Upland Game Birds
Loons and Grebes
Anhinga, Cormorants, and Pelicans
Herons, Egrets, Ibises, Spoonbills, Flamingo, etc.
Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, Vultures, etc.
Cranes, Limpkin, Rails, Coots, etc.
Plovers, Sandpipers, etc.
Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, etc.
Pigeons, Doves, and Parrots
Anis, Cuckoos, Coucals, and Roadrunner
Barn and Typical Owls
Nightjars, Potoos, and Swifts
Trogons, Kingfishers, Puffbirds, Motmots, and Hoopoes
Toucans and Barbets
Woodpeckers and Woodcreepers
Antbirds, Antshrikes, Antthrushes, and Manakins
New World Flycatchers
Cuckoo-shrikes, Shrikes, Vireos, and Drongos
Crows, Jays, etc.
Waxwings and Silky Flycatchers
Larks, Bulbuls, Prinias, and Swallows
Chickadees, Tits, Titmice, Nuthatches, Treecreepers, etc.
Parrotbills, Kinglets, Wrens, and Gnatcatchers
Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Catbirds
Starlings and Mynas
Old World Warblers and Flycatchers, Thrushes et al.
Pipits and Wagtails
Finches, Crossbills, Siskins, etc.
New World Warblers, Bananaquit, etc.
Meadowlarks, Blackbirds, Orioles, etc.
Tanagers, Honeycreepers, etc.
Longspurs, Towhees, Old World Buntings, New and Old World Sparrows, Accentors, etc.
Cardinal, Grosbeaks, Saltators, New World Buntings, etc.

Image Lists by Country - Click on a Country for Listings by Last Name

| Great Britain | China | Japan | Colombia | Panama |

Visit the BLOG for our Trip to China
Trip commentary and lots of photos!

| Back to the Images Page | Back to the Products Page |

| Back to THE OTTER SIDE Home Page |

Copyright © THE OTTER SIDE
Last Updated: Wednesday October 23, 2019 - 01:48:31 CDT