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.

Cardinalidae bird index - cardinals and allies

Types of Cardinals – Cardinals Birds

The cardinals are passerine birds of the Americas. They inhabit woodlands and forests. Birds of this family are medium-sized and robust with strong, conical bills. Sizes range between 4.5 – 9.4 inches (11.5 – 24 cm). They are primarily...

Yellow-Billed Spoonbill closeup

6 Types of Spoonbills

1. Genus Platalea 1.1. African Spoonbill, Platalea alba Image By Dick Daniels Description: The African Spoonbill has mainly white plumage, a gray bill, a red face, and red legs. Juveniles lack the red face and have a yellow bill. Range: Africa and...

Threskiornithidae Index - Ibises

29 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

Cuckoo bird – 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

Types of Cormorants And Shags (Phalacrocoracidae Family)

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

Types of Cranes Birds- Gruidae Index

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...

Flamingos

Types of Flamingos – Phoenicopteridae Family

Flamingos are beautiful, long-legged waders with characteristic pink coloration. 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, flexible...