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 Gruiformes (18 species)
      Cranes, Rails

      • Family Rallidae (14 species)
        Coots, Rails, Waterhens

        • Genus Rallus (3 species)
          Greater Rails

        • Genus Porzana (1 species)
          Soras

        • Genus Coturnicops (1 species)
          Yellow Rails

        • Genus Laterallus (1 species)
          Black Rails

        • Genus Crex (1 species)
          Corn Crakes

        • Genus Gallinula (1 species)
          Moorhens

        • Genus Fulica (2 species)
          Coots

        • Genus Neocrex (1 species)
          Paint-billed Crakes

        • Genus Porphyrio (2 species)
          Swamphens

        • Genus Pardirallus (1 species)
          Spotted Rails

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