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Number of species: 391            Images of 391 species
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 5
Date last reviewed: 2007-11-17
See also: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/chndbird/index.htm
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata Rare/Accidental
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica Rare/Accidental
Common Loon Gavia immer
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Rare/Accidental
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus Rare/Accidental
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rare/Accidental
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator Rare/Accidental
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Ross's Goose Chen rossii Rare/Accidental
Brant Branta bernicla Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana
Gadwall Anas strepera
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula Rare/Accidental
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Redhead Aythya americana
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Common Eider Somateria mollissima Rare/Accidental
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Rare/Accidental
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra Rare/Accidental
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Rare/Accidental
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica Rare/Accidental
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Cathartidae
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus Rare/Accidental
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis Near-threatened
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Rare/Accidental
Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Meleagrididae
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
 
GALLIFORMES: Tetraonidae
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus Rare/Accidental
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
Greater Sage Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus Near-threatened
Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus
Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido Vulnerable
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Introduced species
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis
Whooping Crane Grus americana Endangered
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Rare/Accidental
King Rail Rallus elegans Rare/Accidental
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
Sora Porzana carolina
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Rare/Accidental
American Coot Fulica americana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Rare/Accidental
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Near-threatened
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus Extirpated Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
American Woodcock Scolopax minor
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Extirpated Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Rare/Accidental
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus Near-threatened
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Willet Tringa semipalmatus
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
California Gull Larus californicus
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Rare/Accidental
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
Ross' Gull Rhodostethia rosea
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Rare/Accidental
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Least Tern Sternula antillarum
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata Rare/Accidental
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Inca Dove Columbina inca
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
Great Horned Ow Bubo virginianus
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Barred Owl Strix varia Rare/Accidental
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa Rare/Accidental
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula Rare/Accidental
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus Rare/Accidental
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus Rare/Accidental
Northern Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis Rare/Accidental
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Near-threatened
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus Rare/Accidental
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Near-threatened
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Rare/Accidental
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus Rare/Accidental
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina Rare/Accidental
Purple Martin Progne subis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii Vulnerable
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Rare/Accidental
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus Rare/Accidental
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana Rare/Accidental
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Polioptilidae
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonica Rare/Accidental
Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
 
Passeriformes.: Sittidae
Pygmy Nuthatch Sitta pygmaea
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Brown Creeper Certhia americana
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Grey Jay Perisoreus canadensis Rare/Accidental
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia
Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana Rare/Accidental
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven Corvus corax
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Rare/Accidental
Bell's Vireo Vireo bellii Near-threatened
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Rare/Accidental
Grey-crowned Rosy-Finch Leucosticte tephrocotis Rare/Accidental
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus Rare/Accidental
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni Rare/Accidental
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus
Lesser Goldfinch Carduelis psaltria Rare/Accidental
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Rare/Accidental
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Near-threatened
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla
Northern Parula Parula americana Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
Black-throated Grey Warbler Dendroica nigrescens Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica Rare/Accidental
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus Rare/Accidental
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Rare/Accidental
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Rare/Accidental
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Rare/Accidental
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Rare/Accidental
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia
MacGillivray's Warbler Oporornis tolmiei Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Rare/Accidental
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus Rare/Accidental
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
Brewer's Sparrow Spizella breweri
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus nelsoni
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Vulnerable
Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Baird's Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla Rare/Accidental
Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
McCown's Longspur Calcarius mccownii
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus Rare/Accidental
Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus Near-threatened
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Dickcissel Spiza americana
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna Rare/Accidental
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius

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