Photo credit: Maria Overlay


Indiana has a wonderfully diverse number of birds that reside in our state, or can be viewed during its migration across our region. Learn more about each unique species by clicking on the common name below:

Order Family Genus Species Common Name Status
Accipitriformes Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle
Strigiformes Tytonidae Tyto alba Barn Owl SE
Pelecaniformes Ardeidae Ardea alba Great Egret SC
Passeriformes Laniidae Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike SE
Galliformes Odontophoridae Colinus virginianus Northern Bobwhite SC
Falconiformes Pandionidae Pandion haliaetus Osprey SE
Falconiformes Falconidae Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon SC
Galliformes Phasianidae Bonasa umbellus Ruffed Grouse
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus americana Whooping Crane SE,FE