featherbase.info

Welcome
Featherbase.info is an online library for bird feathers. It handles bird species from all over the world. In this way it is a global place to go not just for ornithologists but for everyone interested in feathers. You find images and information about hundreds of bird species.
Getting Identification Help
You found a feather and have no clue what species it is? If you did not find any solution on this website, feel free to contact us. We'll try to help you in all conscience.
Database
Current numbers
1000 species 3019 exhibits
5297 pictures 31194 measurements
Featherbase if a constantly growing project. Among detailed descriptions we permanently increase our feathers database to gradually provide an ever-growing insight into the plumage of the birds of the world.

Recent Changes


Date Action
10.04.2018 New species image
European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
10.04.2018 New species image
Rose-ringed or Ring-necked Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)
10.04.2018 New species image
American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
10.04.2018 New species image
Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata)
10.04.2018 New species image
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
10.04.2018 New species image
Lesser kestrel (Falco naumanni)
10.04.2018 New species image
Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii)
10.04.2018 New species image
Blue-naped Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia cyanea)
10.04.2018 New species image
White-cheeked pintail (Anas bahamensis)
10.04.2018 New species image
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant (Polyplectron inopinatum)
04.04.2018 Feather description completed
European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
16.03.2018 New species image
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
16.03.2018 New species image
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
16.03.2018 New species image
Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)
16.03.2018 New species image
Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)
16.03.2018 New species image
Arabian partridge (Alectoris melanocephala)
16.03.2018 New species image
Common goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
16.03.2018 New species image
Spotted Palm Thrush (Cichladusa guttata)
21.02.2018 Species description completed
European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)

Latest exhibits

Podiceps cristatus
Great Crested Grebe
Exhibit of the species Podiceps cristatus
Uria aalge
Common murre
Exhibit of the species Uria aalge
Netta rufina
Red-crested Pochard
Exhibit of the species Netta rufina
Sitta europaea
Eurasian nuthatch
Exhibit of the species Sitta europaea
Apus apus
Common Swift
Exhibit of the species Apus apus
Mimus polyglottos
Northern Mockingbird
Exhibit of the species Mimus polyglottos
Sitta frontalis
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Exhibit of the species Sitta frontalis
Leioptila annectens
Rufous-backed Sibia
Exhibit of the species Leioptila annectens
Buteo buteo
Common Buzzard
Exhibit of the species Buteo buteo
Anser brachyrhynchus
Pink-footed Goose
Exhibit of the species Anser brachyrhynchus
Dendrocopos major
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Exhibit of the species Dendrocopos major
Dendrocopos major
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Exhibit of the species Dendrocopos major
Regulus calendula
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Exhibit of the species Regulus calendula
Corvus corax
Common raven, northern raven
Exhibit of the species Corvus corax
Larus cachinnans
Caspian Gull
Exhibit of the species Larus cachinnans
Ciconia ciconia
White Stork
Exhibit of the species Ciconia ciconia
Dendrocopos leucotos
White-backed Woodpecker
Exhibit of the species Dendrocopos leucotos
Dendrocopos leucotos
White-backed Woodpecker
Exhibit of the species Dendrocopos leucotos