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Bird Files

Welcome to BirdFiles, a database designed to help birders identify the birds in their gardens and in nature. BirdFiles continues to grow through the collaborative efforts of 676 people from around the world. Any registered user may add new birds, images, comments, and ZIP codes.

There are 3,525 birds listed, with 8,035 images and 953 comments in our database.

negative VooDooU 4 weeks ago

I used to own about 10 of these in So Cal. They are ugly, ill tempered but apparently the only non greasy duck from what I have heard. As...read more

neutral Lexi66 last month

If they stay along the rivers and oceans, no problem. They are very funny to watch, especially when they are drying/warming their wings....read more

positive AFinSD June 2017

Sighted this bird recently at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, North San Diego County. Beautiful feathers, interesting call. Tended to sta...read more

positive ignatz713 May 2017

Lovely, delicate little bird, new to me this year in Westchester, NY, but apparently here for a few years according to bird watching frie...read more

positive ignatz713 May 2017

Beautiful, efficient bird without whom the roads would be glutted with poor dead animals. Unfortunately animals are no match for autom...read more