Richard (Dick) Daniels

Dick has traveled to all continents except Antarctica, photographing birds as he went. Using his photos plus others in the public domain, he created a bird website containing photos of over 10,000 species.

Threskiornithidae Index - Ibises

Types of Ibis

Ibises are wading birds of the Threskiornithidae family. They fall under the order Pelicaniiformes, together with spoonbills. Waders are a diverse group of birds that feed by wading through shallow waters. To facilitate this, they typically have...

Roadside Hawk feathering

124 Types of Hawks

This article contains species from the following Accipitridae subfamilies: Accipitrinae – accipitrine hawks, Buteoninae – buteonine hawks, Harpaginae – harpagine hawks...

Pelecanus Occidentalis

Types of pelicans (Pelecanidae Family) – Pelicans Bird

The pelicans, which belong to the Pelecanidae family, are large waterbirds found worldwide. They primarily inhabit warm regions. The diet of a Pelican consists mainly of fish. They often catch the fish by expanding the throat pouch which must be...

Cuculidae Family

Cockoo – Cuculidae Family

The cuckoo family Cuculidae contains six subfamilies. The first three listed below are found in the New world, while the remaining three are found in the Old World.

Phalacrocoracidae family cormorants and shags

Phalacrocoracidae Family – Cormorants And Shags

The names cormorant and shag are used almost interchangeably. If fact, which you prefer might be more a function of where you live than the species you are referring to. That said, if a species has a crest, that raises the odds of it being termed a...

Gruidae Index - Cranes

Gruidae Index – Types of Cranes

Cranes belong to the order Gruiformes, which means “crane-like”. Cranes are large, long-legged, and long-necked waders. Waders are a diverse group of birds that feed by wading through shallow waters. To facilitate this, they typically...

Ciconidae Index - Storks

Ciconidae Index – Types of Stork

Storks are wading birds of the Ciconidae family. They fall under the order Ciconiiformes. Waders are a diverse group of birds that feed by wading through shallow waters. To facilitate this, they typically have long legs. Many waders also have long...

The Egrets

Ardeidae Index – Herons, Egrets, And Bitterns

Herons, egrets, and bitterns are wading birds of the Ardeidae (heron) family. They fall under the order Pelicaniformes together with storks and pelicans. Waders are a diverse group of birds that feed by wading through shallow waters. Many waders...