These pages present many of our bird photographs. Nearly 500 North American species are arranged in the 24 taxonomy-based groups below. Click on a group, then a species, to see larger photos.

We've challenged ourselves to see at least 50 species in each of the 50 states of the US. Our current tally is also below.

Finally, here are some photos from our 2020 tour of Costa Rica.


All photos © Copyright 2011-2021 by Jay H. Wilbur, All Rights Reserved.


Finches

Orioles & Blackbirds

Cardinalidae

Buntings, Grosbeaks, Cardinals, Tanagers

Sparrows & Towhees

Warblers & Waxwings

Thrashers & Thrushes

Wrens & Friends

Chickadees & Swallows

Crows & Jays

Vireos & Shrikes

Flycatchers

Woodpeckers

Falcons & Kingfishers

Hummingbirds

Nightjars & Owls

Cuckoos & Doves

Terns & Gulls

Shorebirds

Rails & Waders

Hawks & Vultures

Cormorants & Pelicans

Grebes & Loons

Game Birds

Anatidae

Ducks, Swans, Geese


Our State Tally

State

Species Count

State

Species Count

State

Species Count

State

Species Count

Alabama

53

Indiana

38

Nebraska

22

Rhode Island

45

Alaska

-

Iowa

-

Nevada

53

South Carolina

-

Arizona

205

Kansas

13

New Hampshire

32

South Dakota

56

Arkansas

36

Kentucky

-

New Jersey

-

Tennessee

45

California

143

Louisiana

80

New Mexico

324

Texas

361

Colorado

83

Maine

35

New York

66

Utah

76

Connecticut

56

Maryland

21

North Carolina

-

Vermont

-

Delaware

-

Massachusetts

38

North Dakota

95

Virginia

27

Florida

20

Michigan

-

Ohio

64

Washington

-

Georgia

-

Minnesota

5

Oklahoma

58

West Virginia

-

Hawaii

-

Mississippi

44

Oregon

52

Wisconsin

3

Idaho

90

Missouri

49

Pennsylvania

51

Wyoming

65

Illinois

71

Montana

78


© Copyright 2011-2021 by Jay H. Wilbur, All Rights Reserved.