Songbird Pictures

We hope you enjoy these songbird pictures. Songbirds are a diverse group of birds known as Passerines (Order Passeriformes). 

This page currently includes pictures of thirteen bird Families (listed below) and five bird Orders (Passeriformes, Apodiformes, Cuculiformes, Coraciiformes and Gruiformes).

Please enjoy the following bird pictures we have taken over the years. We will be adding new ones often. Please note the Terms of Use.

PASSERINES

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Common Bushtit Red-breasted Nuthatch Red-breasted Nuthatch

Common Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus) Adult Female by eye color

Order: Passeriformes

Bushtit Family: Aegithalidae

Red Breasted Nuthatch

(Sitta canadensis)

Order: Passeriformes

Nuthatch Family: Sittidae

Red Breasted Nuthatch (Different bird with different view of bill)

Yellow Warbler Nashville Warbler Northern Waterthrush

Yellow Warbler (male)

(Dendroica petechia)

(Breeding Plumage)

Order: Passeriformes

Wood Warbler

Family: Paurilidae

Nashville Warbler

(Vermivora ruficapilla)

Order: Passeriformes

Wood Warbler

Family: Paurilidae

Northern Waterthrush

(Seiurus noveboracensis)

Order: Passeriformes

Wood Warbler

Family: Paurilidae

Blue Grosbeak Golden-crowned Kinglet Purple Finch
Blue Grosbeak (Guiraca caerulea) (Biting finger)

Order: Passeriformes

Grosbeak/Bunting Family: Cardinalidae

Golden-crowned Kinglet

(Regulus satrapa) (difficult to see crown in the field)

Order: Passeriformes

Kinglet Family: Regulidae

Purple Finch

(Carpodacus purpureus)

Order: Passeriformes

Finch Family: Fringillidae

American Goldfinch Cedar Waxwing Common Yellowthroat
American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

Order: Passeriformes

Finch Family: Fringillidae

Cedar Waxwing

(Bombycilla cedrorum)

Order: Passeriformes

Waxwing Family: Bombycillidae

Common Yellowthroat

(Geothlypis trichas)

Order: Passeriformes

Wood Warbler

Family: Paurilidae

Superb Sunbird Crimson Seed-Cracker
Superb Sunbird (Nectarina superba)

Order: Passeriformes

Sunbird Family:

Necarinidae

Crimson Seed-cracker (Pyrenestes sanquineus)

Order: Passeriformes

Estrilidine Weaver Family:

Estrilidae

NON-PASSERINES

Broad-tailed Hummingbird Malochite kingfisher Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Broad-tailed Hummingbird

(Selasphorus platycercus)

(Nest with 2 chicks almost

 ready to fledge)

Order: Apodiformes

Hummingbird Family:

Trochilidae

Malochite Kingfisher

(Alcedo cristata)

Order: Coraciiformes

Kingfisher Family:

Alcedinidae

 

Yellow Billed Cuckoo

(Coccyzus americanus)

Order: Cuculiformes

Cuckoo/Roadrunner

/Ani Family:

Cuculidae

White-spotted Pygmy Rail White-spotted Fluff tail White-spotted Pygmy Rail White-spotted Fluff tail

White-spotted Fluff tail - Male

(AKA White-spotted Pygmy Rail)

(Soruthrura pulchra)

Order: Gruiformes

Rail Family:

Ralidae

White-spotted Fluff tail - Female

Order: Gruiformes

Rail Family:

Ralidae

List of Bird Families included in Songbird pictures:

Bushtits: Aegithalidae

Cuckoos/Roadrunners/Anis: Cuculidae

Estrilidine Weavers: Estrilidae

Finches: Fringillidae

Grosbeaks/Buntings: Cardinalidae

Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

Kingfishers:  Alcedinidae

Kinglets: Regulidae

Nuthatches: Sittidae

Rails: Ralidae

Sunbirds: Necarinidae

Waxwings: Bombycillidae

Wood Warblers: Paurilidae

List of Bird Species in Songbird pictures:

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

Blue Grosbeak (Guiraca caerulea)

Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus)

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Common Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Crimson Seed-cracker (Pyrenestes sanquineus)

Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)

Malochite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)

Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla)

Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis)

Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus)

Red Breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)

Superb Sunbird (Nectarina superba)

White-spotted Fluff tail (Soruthrura pulchra)

Yellow Billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus)

Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)

We will be adding information and more photos in the future.

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