Bird Names Dictionary
with photo and sound links

Bird Names Dictionary

The Dictionary

This is a searchable dictionary for translation of bird names between ten languages. The dictionary comprises 832 species in the Western Palearctic. The web page adapts automatically to PCs, tablets and smartphones.


In the input field, type the species name in any of the languages and press Search. Note: The full name must be typed. E.g. Crow will not do but Carrion Crow will. The search is not case sensitive.

The Avibase Link

Cited from the Avibase home page: Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over 12 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more.

The Avibase button is a link to the Avibase page for the species in question.

The Photo Link

Links to photo galleries for the species in question are displayed for most of the species. The galleries belong to the web-site Artportalen, which is administrated by the Swedish Species Information Centre. Please note that the photographer owns the copyright of his/her pictures.

The Sound Link

xeno-canto Europe is a community database of shared bird sounds from Europe. The sound link connects to the database for the species in question.

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