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Birds of North America

Species listed in taxonomical order according to the ABA checklist.

Ducks, Geese, and Swans
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Pink-footed Goose
Brant
Barnacle Goose
Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Wood Duck
Gadwall
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Anas c. crecca "Eurasian"
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
King Eider
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
White-winged Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck

Grouse and Turkeys
Ruffed Grouse
Spruce Grouse
Wild Turkey

Grebes
Horned Grebe


Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove

Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis

Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo

Goatsuckers
Eastern Whip-poor-will


Hummingbirds
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Rails and Coots
Clapper Rail
Virginia Rail
Sora

American Coot

Oystercatchers
American Oystercatcher


Plovers
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer


Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Tringa s. semipalmata "Eastern"
Tringa s. inornata "Western"
Lesser Yellowlegs
Whimbrel
Hudsonian Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Sanderling
Dunlin
Purple Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
American Woodcock


Auks, Murres, and Puffins
Dovekie
Thick-billed Murre
Razorbill
Black Guillemot


Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
Black-legged Kittiwake
Sabine's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Least Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Forster's Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Black Skimmer








Loons
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon


Shearwaters and Petrels
Northern Fulmar
Cory's Shearwater
Great Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Manx Shearwater

Storm-Petrels
Wilson's Storm-Petrel


Boobies and Gannets
Northern Gannet


Cormorants
Double-crested Cormorant


Bitterns, Herons, and Allies
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Tricolored Heron x Snowy Egret

Ibises and Spoonbill
Glossy Ibis


New World Vultures
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture

Osprey
Osprey

Raptors
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Cooper's Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-shouldered x Red-tailed Hawk

Barn Owls
Barn Owl

Typical Owls
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Barred Owl

Great Gray Owl

Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker

Falcons
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon

Tyrant Flycatchers
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Gray Kingbird
Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Vireos
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo

Jays and Crows
Gray Jay
Blue Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow
Common Raven

Larks
Horned Lark

Swallows
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow

Chickadees and Titmice
Black-capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse

Nuthatches
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch

Wrens
House Wren
Winter Wren
Marsh Wren
Carolina Wren

Gnatcatchers
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Kinglets
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet


Old World Flycatchers

Northern Wheatear

Thrushes

Eastern Bluebird
Veery
Bicknell's Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin

Mockingbirds and Thrashers
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird

Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing


Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow


Wagtails and Pipits
White Wagtail
American Pipit

Finches and Allies
Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch
House Finch
White-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch


Longspurs and Snow Buntings
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting

Wood-Warblers
Ovenbird
Worm-eating Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Blue-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Cerulean Warbler
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Palm Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Canada Warbler

Emberizine Sparrows
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
P. s. princeps "Ipswich"

Grasshopper Sparrow
Nelson's Sparrow
Saltmarsh Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Cardinals and Allies
Scarlet Tanager
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting

Blackbirds
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole




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