Quiz: How Many Female Bird Photos Can You ID?
Male birds tend to get all the attention, but females are just as beautiful. See how many you can identify in this female bird quiz.
Answer: Rose-Breasted Grosbeak
Sometimes the female bird looks nothing like the male bird of the same species! To identify a mystery bird, look at the shape and size of the beak. In this image, a female rose-breasted grosbeak takes a break from eating berries. See 15 outstanding pictures of rose-breasted grosbeaks.
Answer: Summer Tanager
Answer: Orchard Oriole
A bright yellow female orchard oriole rests on a branch. Female orchard and Baltimore orioles share a warm-hued chest, head and tail feathers, but the female Baltimore has touches of tangerine orange while the orchard’s color runs closer to greenish yellow. Learn how to attract orioles.
Answer: Pileated Woodpecker
Answer: Northern Cardinal
Some female birds are less flashy in color than males, which helps them blend in better during nesting season. A female cardinal stands on a snow-covered railing. Here’s what it means to see a cardinal in your backyard.
Answer: House Finch
Answer: Red-Bellied Woodpecker
A female red-bellied woodpecker clings to a bird feeder. Males sport full red foreheads, caps and napes, while females have red napes and just a touch of ruby at the base of their bills. Get to know the 11 most common types of woodpeckers.
Answer: Varied Bunting
Answer: Snowy Owl
Answer: American Goldfinch
Answer: Prothonotary Warbler
A female prothonotary warbler snags a large dragonfly. Attract a prothonotary warbler with a birdhouse.