(7)Passerines, which are songbirds and perching birds (warblers, thrushes, finches, sparrows, red-winged
(8)Non-passerines, which are non-singers and non-perchers (doves, hummingbirds, kingfishers, woodpeckers, etc).
Have students put the eight birds in the previous section
in their proper category.
Within each group, birds are further divided by , and finally, by .
Bird-watching has become an international hobby. Books (called field guides) are available for identifying birds found anywhere in the world. Gulf Islands National Seashore publishes a list of many of the birds that have been seen in the park. It is included at the end of this section.