A male Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) feeding in the grass. Public domain photo courtesy Ken Thomas.

Identifying Birds by Color: A Collection of Photo Galleries

A male Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) feeding in the grass. Public domain photo courtesy Ken Thomas.
A male Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) feeding in the grass. Public domain photo courtesy Ken Thomas.

People see color before they see anything else. And trying to identify a mystery bird is no exception. Over the years I have posted photo galleries of common birds grouped by color. These photo galleries serve as guides to figuring out what bird you are seeing. And with spring migration starting, high probability of being stumped by a bird increases.

Winter Feeder Birds: Identifying Blue Birds 

Winter Feeder Birds: Identifying Woodpeckers

Birds by Color: Blue Birds 

Birds by Color: Yellow Birds

Birds by Color: Yellow Warblers

Birds by Color; Red Birds

Identifying Little Gray Birds

Birds by Color: Orange Birds

Learn the Fall and Winter Color of the Common Bird Species (Audubon website)

 

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