Test your scientific skills.

Use our taxonomy tree below to find a bird. It is harder than it looks. Remember, some of these names have synonyms.

  • Class Aves (896 species)
    Birds

    • Order Passeriformes (386 species)
      Perching Birds

      • Family Fringillidae (24 species)
        Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers, Old World Finches

        • Subfamily Carduelinae (22 species)
          Cardueline Finches

          • Genus Coccothraustes (2 species)
            Hawfinches

          • Genus Pyrrhula (1 species)
            Eurasian Bullfinches

          • Genus Carpodacus (4 species)
            Purple Finches

          • Genus Pinicola (1 species)
            Pine Grosbeaks

          • Genus Leucosticte (3 species)
            Rosy Finches

          • Genus Carduelis (9 species)
            Goldfinches

          • Genus Loxia (2 species)
            Crossbills

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