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Bird species list for UNDERC

Family Scientific Name Common Name
Gaviidae Gavia immer Common Loon
Podicipdedidae Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed Grebe
Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested Cormorant
Ardeidae Botaurus lentiginosus American Bittern
Ardea herodius Great Blue Heron
Ardea alba Great Egret
Butorides virescens Least Bittern
Egretta thula Snowy Egret
Gruidae Grus canadensis Sandhill Crane
Anatidae Anas frubripes American Black Duck
Anas discors Blue-winged Teal
Branta canadensis Canada Goose
Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye
Mergus merganser Common Merganser
Anas crecca Green-winged Teal
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded Merganser
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
Mergus serrator Red-breasted Merganser
Aythya collaris Ring-necked Duck
Aix sponsa Wood Duck
Cathartidae Cathartes aura Turkey Vulture
Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle
Buteo platypterus

Broad-winged Hawk

Accipiter cooperii Cooper's Hawk
Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk
Circus cyaneus Northern Harrier
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed Hawk
Buteo lagopus Rough-legged Hawk
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned Hawk
Pandionidae Pandion haliaetus Osprey
Falconidae Falco sparverius American Kestrel
Falco columbarius Merlin
Phasianidae Bonasa umbellus Ruffed Grouse
Tympanuchus phasianellus Sharp-tailed Grouse
Falcipennis canadensis Spruce Grouse
Meleagrididae Meleagris gallopavo Wild Turkey
Rallidae Fulica americana American Coot
Porzana carolina Sora
Rallus limicoa Virginia Rail
Coturnicops noveboracensis Yellow Rail
Charadriidae Charadrius vociferus Killdeer
Scolopacidae Scolopax minor American Woodcock
Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe
Actitis macularia Spotted Sandpiper
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper
Laridae Chlidonias niger Black Tern
Sterna hirundo Common Tern
Larus argentatus Herring Gull
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed Gull
Columbidae Columba livia Rock Dove
Zenaida macroura Mourning Dove
Cuculidae Coccyzus erythropthalmus Black-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Strigidae Strix varia Barred Owl
Bubo virginianus Great-horned Owl
Asio otus Long-eared Owl
Aegolius acadicus Northern saw-whet Owl
Nyctea scandiaca Snowy Owl
Caprimulgidae Chordeiles minor Common Nighthawk
Caprimulgus vociferus Whip-poor-will
Trochilidae Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Alcedinidae Ceryle alcyon Belted Kingfisher
Picidae Picoides arcticus Black-backed Woodpecker
Picoides pubescens Downy Woodpecker
Picoides villosus Hairy Woodpecker
Colaptes auratus Northern Flicker
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated Woodpecker
Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed Woodpecker
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Tyrannidae Empidonax alnorum Alder Flycatcher
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern Kingbird
Sayornis phoebe Eastern Phoebe
Contopus virens Eastern Wood-peewee
Myiarchus crinitus Great-crested Flycatcher
Empidonax minimus Least Flycatcher
Contopus cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher
Empidonax traillii Willow Flycatcher
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Hirundinidae Riparia riparia Bank Swallow
Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff Swallow
Stelgidopteryx serripennis Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Progne subis Purple Martin
Tachycineta bicolor Tree Swallow
Apodidae Chaetura pelagica Chimney Swift
Paridae Poecile atricapilla Black-capped Chickadee
Poecile hudsonica Boreal Chickadee
Certhiidae Certhia americana Brown Creeper
Sittidae Sitta carolinensis White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta canadensis Red-breasted Nuthatch
Troglodytidae Troglodytes aedon House Wren
Troglodytes troglodytes Winter Wren
Cistothorus palustris Marsh Wren
Cistothorus platensis Sedge Wren
Regulidae Regulus satrapa Golden-crowned Kinglet
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Turdidae Turdus migratorius American Robin
Siala sialis Eastern Bluebird
Catharus guttatus Hermit Thrush
Catharus ustulatus Swainson's Thrush
Catharus fuscescens Veery
Hylocichla mustelina Wood Thrush
Mimidae Dumetella carolinensis Gray Catbird
Toxostoma rufum Brown Thrasher
Corvidae Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay
Perisoreus canadensis Gray Jay
Corvus brachyrhyncos American Crow
Corvus corax Common Raven
Laniidae Lanius excubitor Northern Shrike
Bombycillidae Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar Waxwing
Vireonidae Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo soliarius Blue-headed Vireo
Vireo gilvus Warbling Vireo
Vireo flavifrons Yellow-throated Vireo
Parulidae Setaphaga ruticilla American Redstart
Dendroica castanea Bay-breasted Warbler
Mniotilta varia Black-and-white Warbler
Dendroica fusca Blackburnian Warbler
Dendroica caerulescens Black-throated Blue Warbler
Dendroica virens Black-throated Green Warbler
Wilsonia canadensis Canada Warbler
Dendroica tigrina Cape May Warbler
Dendroica cerulea Cerulean Warbler
Denrdroica pennsylvanica Chestnut-sided Warbler
Geothlypis trichas Common Yellowthroat
Oporonis agilis Connecticut Warbler
Vermivora chrysoptera Golden-winged Warbler
Dendroica magnolia Magnolia Warbler
Oporonis philadelphia Mourning Warbler
Vermivora ruficapilla Nashville Warbler
Parula americana Northern Parula
Seiurus noveboracensis Northern Waterthrush
Seiurus aurocapillus Ovenbird
Dendroica palmarum Palm Warbler
Dendroica pinus Pine Warbler
Vermivora peregrina Tennessee Warbler
Dendroica petechia Yellow Warbler
Dendroica coronata Yellow-rumped Warbler
Thraupidae Piranga olivacea Scarlet Tanager
Emberizidae Spizella arborea American Tree Sparrow
Spizella passerina Chipping Sparrow
Spizella pallida Clay-colored Sparrow
Junco hyemalis Dark-eyed Junco
Spizella pusilla Field Sparrow
Ammodramus leconteii LeConte's Sparrow
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's Sparrow
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah Sparrow
Melospiza melodia Song Sparrow
Melospiza georgiana Swamp Sparrow
Pooecetes gramineus Vesper Sparrow
Zonotrichia albicollis White-throated Sparrow
Cardinalidae Cardinalis cardinalis Northern Cardinal
Pheucticus ludovicianus Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Eastern Towhee
Passerina cyanea Indigo Bunting
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow Bunting
Fingillidae Carduelis tristis American Goldfinch
Carduelis flammea Common Redpoll
Coccothraustes vespertinus Evening Grosbeak
Cardeulis hornemanni Hoary Redpoll
Carpodacus mexicanus House Finch
Pinicola enucleator Pine Grosbeak
Carduelis pinus Pine Siskin
Carpodacus purpureus Purple Finch
Loxia curvirostra Red Crossbill
Loxia leucoptera White-winged Crossbill
Sturnidae Sturnus vulgaris European Starling
Icteridae Icterus galbula Baltimore Oriole
Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink
Euphagus cyanocephalus Brewer's Blackbird
Molothrus ater Brown-headed Cowbird
Quiscalus quiscula Common Grackle
Sturnella magna Eastern Meadowlark
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird
Sturnella neglecta Western Meadowlark
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Yellow-headed Blackbird
Passeridae Passer domesticus House Sparrow

Species in red may occur on property, but have not been captured or observed.

 

 

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