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 Apodiformes (32 species)
      Hummingbirds, Swifts

      • Family Trochilidae (22 species)
        Hummingbirds

        • Subfamily Trochilinae (22 species)

          • Genus Calothorax (1 species)
            Lucifer Hummingbirds

          • Genus Archilochus (2 species)
            Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

          • Genus Calypte (2 species)
            Capped Hummingbirds

          • Genus Selasphorus (3 species)
            Rufous Hummingbirds

          • Genus Atthis (1 species)
            Bumblebee Hummingbirds

          • Genus Stellula (1 species)
            Calliope Hummingbirds

          • Genus Eugenes (1 species)
            Magnificent Hummingbirds

          • Genus Lampornis (1 species)
            Blue-throated Hummingbirds

          • Genus Amazilia (4 species)
            Amazilias

          • Genus Hylocharis (2 species)

          • Genus Cynanthus (1 species)
            Broad-billed Hummingbirds

          • Genus Calliphlox (1 species)
            Woodstars

          • Genus Colibri (1 species)
            Violet-ears

          • Genus Heliomaster (1 species)
            Starthroats

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