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.
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Current numbers
746 species 2348 exhibits
4456 pictures 26369 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
15.12.2017 Species description completed
Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
10.12.2017 New species image
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
27.11.2017 Feather description completed
Eurasian Great Tit (Parus major)
22.11.2017 New species image
Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
22.11.2017 New species image
Rock bunting (Emberiza cia)
22.11.2017 New species image
Cirl Bunting (Emberiza cirlus)
22.11.2017 New species image
Eurasian Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)
22.11.2017 New species image
Rock sparrow (Petronia petronia)
22.11.2017 New species image
Sardinian Warbler (Curruca melanocephala)

Latest exhibits

Numenius phaeopus
Whimbrel or Hudsonian Curlew
Exhibit of the species Numenius phaeopus
Bombycilla garrulus
Bohemian waxwing
Exhibit of the species Bombycilla garrulus
Emberiza calandra
Corn Bunting
Exhibit of the species Emberiza calandra
Tockus leucomelas
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
Exhibit of the species Tockus leucomelas
Serinus alario
Black-headed Canary
Exhibit of the species Serinus alario
Carpodacus roseus
Pallass Rosefinch
Exhibit of the species Carpodacus roseus
Muscicapa striata
Spotted Flycatcher
Exhibit of the species Muscicapa striata
Perdicula asiatica
Jungle Bush-Quail
Exhibit of the species Perdicula asiatica
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Eurasian Reed-Warbler
Exhibit of the species Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Spinus spinus
Eurasian Siskin
Exhibit of the species Spinus spinus
Streptopelia decaocto
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Exhibit of the species Streptopelia decaocto
Riparia riparia
Sand Martin
Exhibit of the species Riparia riparia
Phoenicurus ochruros
Black Redstart
Exhibit of the species Phoenicurus ochruros
Hirundo rustica
Barn Swallow
Exhibit of the species Hirundo rustica
Upupa epops
Eurasian Hoopoe
Exhibit of the species Upupa epops
Cardinalis cardinalis
Northern Cardinal
Exhibit of the species Cardinalis cardinalis
Mycerobas affinis
Collared Grosbeak
Exhibit of the species Mycerobas affinis
Dendrocopos major
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Exhibit of the species Dendrocopos major