There are thousands of different birds in the world. Have you ever tried to find birds that start with a certain letter? Below is a list of interesting and vibrant birds from all over the world whose names start with the letter B.
The arrow-marked babbler is a medium-sized babbler, 22 to 25 cm in length and weighing 56 to 85g. Plumage is is brownish-grey above and lighter below, with white tips to the feathers on the throat, neck and head.
This small, active nectarivore is found in warmer parts of the Americas, and is generally common. The bananaquit is a species of passerine bird in the tanager family Thraupidae.
D’Arnaud’s barbet is a small East African bird that feeds on insects, fruits, and seeds. It grows to about 8 inches in height and was named in honour of the French explorer and engineer Joseph Pons d’Arnaud.
The gilded barbet is a thickset, relatively large-headed bird with a stubby bill. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests and woodland.
A species of bird in the family Capitonidae. It is found in Colombia and Panama.
A bateleur is a medium-sized eagle belonging to the Accipitridae family. It is grouped with the snake eagles in the subfamily Circaetinae and is frequently regarded as one of them.
A richly coloured, slender bird. It has brown and yellow upper parts, whilst the wings are green and the beak is black. It can reach a length of 27–29 cm.
The little bee-eater is a species of bird in the family Meropidae, which is made up of bee-eaters. They live in many places in Sub-Saharan Africa. They are not the same as the green little bee-eater.
Like other bee-eaters, this species has a lot of different colours. Its main colour is carmine, but its head and undertail are blue.
The white-fronted bee-eater is a type of bee-eater that can be found all over sub-equatorial Africa. They can be recognised by their white foreheads, square tails, and bright red patches on their throats. They dig holes in cliffs or earth banks to make their nests.
The austral blackbird is a type of bird from the Icteridae family. It lives in Chile and Argentina. It lives in temperate forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and old forests that have been heavily damaged.
Long-tailed bird with male having unmistakable glossy, black, velvet plumage with contrasting orange beak. Female is dark brown.
The red winged blackbird is a bird belonging to the order Passeriformes and the family Icteridae. This bird nests in loose colonies and is very territorial.
The scrub blackbird is a species of bird in the family Icteridae that is found in Ecuador and Peru. It inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.
Icteridae is the family of birds that includes the yellow-hooded blackbird. It lives in grassy and brushy areas near water in the north of South America. It is a pretty common animal.
Icteridae is the family of birds that includes the yellow-winged blackbird. It lives in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and the United States. It lives in swamps, wetlands where the tide meets the land, and grasslands.
Small warbler. Adult male has greyish-olive above, with black crown. Female has a brown cap. Call is a sharp ‘tack” sound.
The eastern bluebird is a small thrush that lives in open woods, farmland, and orchards. It is a migratory bird that lives in North America.
A small, secretive thrush. Throat and breast is bright blue fringed with black and chestnut. Call is a sharp “tack”.
A comical-looking tropical seabird with bright blue webbed feet and bluish facial skin. The head of the bird is a pale cinnamon-brown with dense white streaks.
The Nazca booby is a large seabird that lives in the eastern Pacific. It is a member of the family of boobies called Sulidae. When Walter Rothschild first wrote about it in 1902, it was thought to be a subspecies of the masked booby.
The Peruvian Booby is endemic of Peruvian coasts and Humboldt Current. It’s an important predator of the marine community to which it belongs.
The Slate-colored Boubou is about the size of a robin. It is usually all dark grey, but in good light, you may be able to see a darker black hood. Found in many different types of savanna and forest.
A Robust black-and-white bushshrike. The belly is a light cinnamon colour, and the top of the wing has a white stripe.
A small colorful finch. Male largely glossy black on head and back. Throat and breast are bright orange. Inhabits
Medium-sized hummingbird found in Andean cloud forest. Distinctive with warm buffy underparts and green upperparts.
Dark head and a conspicuous and diagnostic fleshy orange-red eye-ring.
The brown-eared bulbul is a small bird that lives in eastern Asia. It is very common in the north of its range, from the southern part of Sakhalin to the northern part of the Philippines.
The Seychelles bulbul is a social bird that lives in pairs, family groups, or small flocks in forests and woodlands from the sea to the granite mountains.
Small heavy-headed finch. Adult male has bold cap, dove grey mantle and back with striking white rump contrasting with black tail. Underparts are a rich pink color.
A gray-brown bunting with bright stripes on its head and chestnut-colored wings. Residents live in pairs or small groups. They like rocky areas in heathland, arid shrubland, woodland, and grassland, where they mostly hop around on the ground looking for food.
The cinnamon-breasted bunting, also called the cinnamon-breasted rock-bunting, is a type of bird from the Emberizidae family. It is common south of the Sahara in Africa.
Bunting, Common Reed
One of the smaller buntings. Summer male has rich brown back with darker streaks. Inhabits marshes, scrub and farmland.
The meadow bunting, also called the Siberian meadow bunting, is a bird that lives in eastern Asia. It is a passerine bird that belongs to the genus Emberiza in the family Emberizidae.
Large bunting that stands out. Males have a grey head and breast with bold black stripes, a chestnut belly, and streaked upper parts. Females and juveniles similar to males, just more subdued.
Snow buntings are large buntings with beautiful feathers that look “snowy.” In the summer, males have white heads and undersides, but their backs and the tips of their wings are black. The tops of females have more spots. In the fall and winter, birds’ feathers get a sandy or buff wash, and males have more spots on their upper parts.
The common bush tanager, also called the common chlorospingus, is a small passerine bird. Its scientific name is Chlorospingus flavopectus. It lives and breeds in the highlands from central Mexico south to northwest Argentina and Bolivia.
The Streak-throated Bush-Tyrant is South America’s most common bush-tyrant. This large flycatcher lives in open areas from Venezuela south to northern Argentina. It lives along the Andes between 2000 and 3500 metres above sea level.
The great bustard is the only member of the genus Otis. It is a bird in the bustard family. It breeds in open grasslands and farmland from northern Morocco, through South and Central Europe, to Central and East Asia, where it lives in temperate climates.
The Kori Bustard is the largest flying bird native to Africa.
The little bustard is the only member of the genus Tetrax. It is a bird in the bustard family. The name of the genus comes from Ancient Greek and refers to a gamebird that Aristophanes and others talked about.
The Rüppell’s Korhaan is a type of bird in the family Otididae. It is also known as the Rüppell’s bustard. The species is a small 60 cm long bustard. The head and neck are grey, and the cheeks are white. There are black stripes down the throat, through the eye, and on the sides of the neck.
Medium-large broad-winged raptor. Variable in plumage, normally darkish brown above, whitish below with heavy darker streaking.
The black-chested buzzard-eagle is a bird of prey that belongs to the same family as hawks and eagles. It lives in South America in open regions.
A tall shorebird with a small body. It has long legs, a long neck, a small head, and a straight, thin bill.