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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.

positive luella10 2 days ago

We have a Cooper's Hawk who hangs out in our yard from time to time. As others have noted, we know he's around when the other birds get v...read more

positive AFinSD 4 weeks ago

Although I have not seen this bird in the city I reside in (San Diego), I have seen it in parts of L.A. County, in particular the Cactus ...read more

neutral DMersh last month

Extremely aggressive birds, constantly fighting over food. Noisy and not a very nice birdsong either, sometimes masses in huge groups, ra...read more

neutral PAgardnergirl last month

Back in the '60s when I was a teenager Pheasants were VERY common in Eastern PA, but then I believe there were strong efforts to bring ba...read more

neutral rebecaluvsbirds July 2016

4 hawks seen and heard including at least 1 juvenile, daily, since july 6th. Never seen this species before this year. I got great phot...read more