Inventory of Bird Families and Species

 

 

For information pertaining to a bird family, click on the common name

for the family (e.g., Loons). For information pertaining to the specific

species comprising a bird family, click on the common name (e.g.,

common loon).

 

Loons

   common loon
Grebes
   horned grebe
   piedbilled grebe
Cormorants, Shags
   doublecrested cormorant
Herons

   American bittern

   cattle egret
   great blue heron
   great egret

   green heron
   tricolored heron

American vultures
   black vulture
   turkey vulture
Swans, Geese, Ducks

   mute swan
   tundra swan
   trumpeter swan
   Canada goose
   snow goose
   cackling goose
   wood duck
   gadwall
   American wigeon
   American black duck
   mallard
   bluewinged teal
   greenwinged teal
   northern pintail
   redhead
   ringnecked duck
   lesser scaup
   bufflehead
   common goldeneye
   hooded merganser
   common merganser
   redbreasted merganser
   ruddy duck
Ospreys
   osprey
Hawks, Eagles
   bald eagle
   northern harrier
   sharpshinned hawk
   Cooper's hawk
   northern goshawk
   redshouldered hawk
   broadwinged hawk
   redtailed hawk
   roughlegged hawk
   golden eagle
Falcons
   American kestrel
   merlin
   peregrine falcon
Grouses
   ruffed grouse
Turkey, Pheasant
   wild turkey
Quail, Partiridges
   northern bobwhite
Plovers
   killdeer
   semipalmated plover
Rails
   Virginia rail
   sora
   American coot
Sandpipers
   greater yellowlegs
   lesser yellowlegs
   solitary sandpiper
   spotted sandpiper
   semipalmated sandpiper
   western sandpiper
   least sandpiper
   pectoral sandpiper
   dunlin
   shortbilled dowitcher
   Wilson's snipe
   American woodcock
Gulls, Terns
   Bonaparte's gull
   Caspian tern
   ringbilled gull

 

 

 

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Pigeons, Doves
   rock dove
   mourning dove
Cuckoos
   blackbilled cuckoo
   yellowbilled cuckoo
Owls
   barn owl
   eastern screech owl
   great horned owl
   barred owl
   longeared owl
   shorteared owl
   northern sawwhet owl
Goatsuckers, Nightjars
   common nighthawk
   whip-poor-will
Swifts
   chimney swift
Hummingbirds
   rubythroated hummingbird
Kingfishers
   belted kingfisher
Woodpeckers
   redheaded woodpecker
   redbellied woodpecker
   yellowbellied sapsucker
   downy woodpecker
   hairy woodpecker
   northern flicker
   pileated woodpecker
Flycatchers
   olivesided flycatcher
   eastern wood pewee
   Acadian flycatcher
   willow flycatcher
   least flycatcher
   eastern phoebe
   great crested flycatcher
   eastern kingbird
Shrikes
   loggerhead shrike
   northern shrike
Vireos
   whiteeyed vireo
   blueheaded vireo
   yellowthroated vireo
   warbling vireo
   redeyed vireo
Crows, Jays
   blue jay
   American crow
   fish crow
   common raven
Larks
   horned lark
Swallows
   purple martin
   tree swallow
   northern roughwinged swallow
   bank swallow
   barn swallow
   cliff swallow
Titmice
   blackcapped chickadee
   Carolina chickadee
   tufted titmouse
Nuthatch
   redbreasted nuthatch
   whitebreasted nuthatch
Creepers
   brown creeper
Wrens
   Carolina wren
   house wren
   sedge wren
   winter wren
Gnatcatchers, Kinglets
   bluegray gnatcatcher
   goldencrowned kinglet
   rubycrowned kinglet
Thrushes

   eastern bluebird
   veery
   graycheeked thrush
   Swainson's thrush
   hermit thrush
   wood thrush
   American robin

Mockingbirds, Thrashes
   gray catbird
   northern mockingbird
   brown thrasher
Starlings
   European starling
Pipits
   American pipit
Waxwings
   cedar waxwing
Longspurs, Buntings
   snow bunting
Warblers
   bluewinged warbler
   Tennessee warbler
   orangecrowned warbler
   Nashville warbler
   northern parula
   yellow warbler
   chestnutsided warbler
   magnolia warbler
   Cape May warbler
   blackthroated blue warbler
   yellowrumped warbler
   blackthroated green warbler
   blackburnian warbler
   pine warbler
   prairie warbler
   palm warbler
   baybreasted warbler
   blackpoll warbler
   cerulean warbler
   black-and-white warbler
   American redstart
   wormeating warbler
   ovenbird
   Louisiana waterthrush
   northern waterthrush
   Kentucky warbler
   common yellowthroat
   hooded warbler
   Canada warbler
   yellowbreasted chat
Tanagers, Cardinals
   rosebreasted grosbeak
   scarlet tanager
   blue grosbeak
   indigo bunting
   northern cardinal

   dicksissel
Blackbirds, Orioles
   bobolink
   redwinged blackbird
   eastern meadowlark
   rusty blackbird
   common grackle
   brownheaded cowbird
   orchard oriole
   Baltimore oriole
True Finches (Finches, Sparrows,
   Grosbeaks, Buntings)

   eastern towhee
   American tree sparrow
   chipping sparrow
   claycolored sparrow
   field sparrow
   vesper sparrow
   Savannah sparrow
   Lincoln's sparrow
   grasshopper sparrow
   Henslow's sparrow
   LeConte's sparrow
   fox sparrow
   song sparrow
   swamp sparrow
   whitethroated sparrow
   whitecrowned sparrow
   darkeyed juno
   purple finch
   house finch
   pine siskin
   American goldfinch
   evening grosbeak
True sparrows
   house sparrow

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