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More than 850 species birds of Europe

All birds of Europe in one place

  • Learn more about birds

    Learn more about birds

    Detailed information about birds of Europe

  • More than 850 species birds of Europe

    More than 850 species birds of Europe

    All birds of Europe in one place

  • Thousands of photos and videos of birds

    Thousands of photos and videos of birds

    A huge number of photos and videos of the birds that are increasing

  • Find birds by country

    Find birds by country

    Find in which country which birds are found


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About the site

Bird species

Photos and videos

Tourism, companies and tours


Technical questions

What is is a site presenting all species of birds from Europe. For each species, there is a description, an unlimited number of photos and videos and other useful information. Our goal is to present all bird species in Europe on pictures and videos.  Up

Who are the creators of

The website is created by advertising agency Pulse Design at its own initiative. Up

Who supports

The website is supported by a couple of volunteers for free. Each one of them spends part of his/her time to update and monitor the accuracy of the information and hot news. We are extremely grateful to all photographers and cameramen, without whose photos and videos the site would not have been as attractive. Up

How can I contribute to’s development?

We would be glad if more photographers and operators participated. That would regularly enrich and update our database. Participation is free and anyone willing to publish photos or videos for a particular species can register. Up

Can I 'place a link to on my webpage?

Yes, we would welcome any kind of promotion. Up

How many bird species are there on the site?

The site contains information about 776 species from all over Europe. Up

What are the selection criteria?

All birds registered in Europe are included. They are selected by country, i.e. from all the countries which are located on the political or geographic map of Europe. For the full list of countries, click hereUp

Who writes descriptions about the species?

Source of the description articles is the free world encyclopedia Wikipedia and BirdLife internationalUp

Who approves the images and videos about the species?

All photos and videos are being reviewed by photographers and ornithologists of long-time proven experience. Up

What are the selection criteria?

  • 100% clarity about the bird species;
  • Quality of the photo (focus, normal exposure, image clarity, composition, etc.);
  • Art value;
  • Picture of a species that has not been available up until now, and the one in question is of top priority;
  • Pictures of a species for which better photos are uploaded will be deleted; Up

How many photos/videos can I publish?

Each author can upload an unlimited number of photos or videos. Up

Why are the photos/videos not immediately published on the site?

Each photo or video is reviewed by a moderator: an ornithologist or photographer. That happens within 72 hours from the date of publication. Up

Can I comment on the photos and videos?

All users can comment on the photos and videos on the site. Comments of cynical, offensive, discriminatory or racist nature insulting one's dignity or the image of the site, as well as their authors/site participants will be deleted. Up

How can I publish a photo/ video?

Every photographer or cameraman can publish a photo or a video about a certain species. To be able to publish, you need to first register. Up

Who owns the copyright of a photo or video once I publish it?

All photos and videos are property of the respective author and only he/she is the copyright owner. The owners and developers of shall not claim any right to the photos or videos. Every author is free to put whatever sign or inscription he/she wants on his/hers photo/video showing his/hers copyright. The owners and developers of are not responsible for any copying of a photo or video which is published on the site. Up

Is the photo/video published only in is an upgraded version of (site about birds in Bulgaria) and it entertains more functionalities. When a photo or video is published, the author can choose whether he/she wants it published on both sites or just in or Up

What should be the resolution of the photos?

The file size prior to publication should not be more than 1 MB. The system will automatically resize it to the necessary size upon publication. Up

What should be the format of the photos/videos?

We accept photos only in jpg and video clips in flv format. Up

How can I upload a video?

The video is published through “My video” section in the administration panel. You need to add a small thumbnail in every video in .jpg format. The size of the thumbnail should be up to 1 MB and the size of the video should be up to 5 MB. Up

How can the photos/ videos be used?

Anyone willing to use a certain photo or video should contact the respective author. The names of authors are listed in the authors section. Up

Will I have my own profile?

Every photographer has his/her own profile with a short presentation of himself/herself along with the photos/videos which he/she has published. The profile is visible only when the photographer/cameraman has published at least 1 photo/video. Up

What is the "Tourism" section about?

This is a section where information about companies and bird-related tourist services is offered. Up

Why is there a name of a company below the name of a country?

Under the name of the country, the companies offering bird-related tourist trips or services in the respective country are listed. Up

Can I publish information about companies? Which company types are allowed for publication?

Yes, you can publish an unlimited number of companies. They should offer tourist services connected with birds, as well as photographic or tourist equipment. Up

Can I publish tours which my companies offer and what kind of offers can I publish?

Yes, you can publish an unlimited number of tours which you offer. The tours can be only tours connected with nature. Up

Why was my company rejected?

We approve only tourist companies connected with birds, photographic or tourist equipment. Up

Why was my tour/s are not approved?

We approve only tours which are connected with nature, observation and photo shooting of birds and mammals. Up

What is the term for company/tour approval?

Within 7 days from the date of publication. Up

What is the "Countries where we work" section about?

Here you can add the countries in which your company offers nature tours, services or products related to nature and tourism. Up

What is the "Company locations" section about?

If your company offers tours to more than one place you can add them. They will be shown on the map on the website in “Travel & Tourism” section. Each object can add a photo and brief information as well as its exact location. So for the user will be very useful to get acquainted with your activities and locations, which may possibly take him. This is also very useful for guest houses, hotels or shops for photographic or travel and tourism equipment. Any company can add locations it operates. Up

What is the "Birds work with" section about?

Some travel and tour agencies/operators offer tours for certain species. This information is very useful for people who want to birdwatch or photograph a specific bird or animal species. Up

Who can register on the site?

Anyone willing to contribute to the Birds in Europesite can register and publish photos and videos of birds. Up

Why do I need a registration?

Only a registered user can publish materials. Up

How do I register?

  • You can register by filling out a registration form.

  • On the listed e-mail, you will receive a message with a link on which the author should “click” to confirm his/her wish to register. After this, the author can publish photos/videos.

  • The profiles of the photographers who have not published a photo within a month after the registration, will be deleted. Up

Types of users and rights

  • Users – they can publish only photos and videos of birds.

  • Companies – they can publish photos and videos of birds. They can publish information about companies offering bird-related tours.

  • Newswriters – they publish news, photos and videos of birds.

  • Moderator – they can publish photos and videos of birds, companies offering bird-related tours. They can approve and/or delete photos and videos of users, approve or delete users and companies. Up

Are there any PC-related technical requirements for using

The site can be viewed from any computer with an Internet connection. Up

When I watch a video, why is its streaming interrupted?

This could happen if the Internet connection is slow. Up

Do I need high-speed internet connection?

For seamless watching of videos on the site, you need a faster Internet connection. Up

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