Birds That Start With The Letter T (With Pictures)

Some of the most popular birds that start with the letter T are the tawny eagle, tundra swan, tanager finch, and turkey vulture. Here are a few more interesting birds that start with T:

  • Tahiti petrel – A large seabird that is scattered across the tropical and subtropical waters of the Pacific Ocean.
  • Taiwan rosefinch – A deep-red colored finch that is endemic to Taiwan.
  • Tamaulipas crow – A sleek-looking owl because of its glossy dark plumage.
  • Tanager finch – A type of songbird that is common in moist forests.
  • Tasmanian nativehen – A stocky bird that is found in Australia.
  • Tataupa tinamou – A tinamou that is located in South American dry forests.
  • Tawny eagle – A large raptor that is usually grayish-brown or rufous.
  • Tawny frogmouth – A nightjar that looks like an owl.
  • Tawny-throated leaf tosser – A bird species that has dark, rusty-brown plumage.
  • Tenerife blue chaffinch – A passerine bird that is found in the pine forests of the Canary Islands, specifically Tenerife.
  • Tennessee warbler – A olive-green songbird with gray lines on the side can be found flying near wooded areas, forest edges, and shrubby areas during migration.
  • Thick-billed parrot – A Mexican parrot that has a large black beak and red fore crown.
  • Thick-billed raven – A majestic, large raven that has a completely black body and curved bill.
  • Three-banded warbler – A small warbler that has a gray head with dusky stripes and a yellow-green belly.
  • Three-wattled bellbird – The male species of this bird has a white head and neck, chestnut body, and long wattles dangling on the base of its beak.
  • Tropical parula – A type of warbler that is active in the tropics of South America.
  • Trumpeter swan – The largest aquatic bird in North America.
  • Tundra swan – A large swan that migrates from the Arctic tundra to wintering grounds in North America.
  • Turkey vulture – A large raptor with black feathers and a naked head.
  • Turquoise jay – A brilliant blue-green jay with a black mask and collar that is found in different parts of South America.


Many birds start with the letter T and each has its unique features and habits. Whether you are a bird-watcher or just looking for an interesting addition to your backyard, there is sure to be a bird that starts with the letter T for you.

Tahiti petrel Image by: Aviceda at English Wikipedia, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Three-banded warbler Image by: Francesco Veronesi, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons