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Class Aves (Continued)
(Birds)

Orders Ciconiiformes through Gruiformes


ORDER

FAMILY

GENUS/SPECIES

COMMON NAME

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Ardea alba

Great Egret

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Ardea herodias

Great Blue Heron

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Botaurus lentiginosus

American Bittern

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Bubulcus ibis  [Non-Native]

Cattle Egret

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Butorides striatus

Green Heron

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Egretta caerulea

Little Blue Heron

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Egretta rufescens

Reddish Egret

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Egretta thula

Snowy Egret

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Egretta tricolor

Tricolored Heron

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Ixobrychus exilis

Least Bittern

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Nyctanassa violacea

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Ciconiiformes

Cathartidae

Coragyps atratus

Black Vulture

Ciconiiformes

Cathartidae

Coragyps aura

Turkey Vulture

Ciconiiformes

Ciconiidae

Mycteria americana

Wood Stork

Ciconiiformes

Threskiornithidae

Ajaia ajaja

Roseate Spoonbill

Ciconiiformes

Threskiornithidae

Eudocimus albus

White Ibis

Ciconiiformes

Threskiornithidae

Plegadis falcinellus

Glossy Ibis

Coraciiformes

Alcedinidae

Ceryle alcyon

Belted Kingfisher

Cuculiformes

Cuculidae

Coccyzus americanus

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Cuculiformes

Cuculidae

Crotophaga ani

Smooth-billed Ani

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Accipiter striatus

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Buteo jamaicensis

Red-tailed Hawk

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Buteo lineatus

Red-shouldered Hawk

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Buteo platypterus

Broad-winged Hawk

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Circus cyaneus

Northern Harrier

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Elanoides forficatus

American Swallow-tailed Kite

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Falco columbarius

Merlin

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Falco sparvarius

American Kestrel

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Bald Eagle

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Ictinia mississippiensis

Mississippi Kite

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

Pandion haliaetus

Osprey

Galliformes

Phasianidae

Colinus virginianus

Northern Bobwhite

Galliformes

Phasianidae

Meleagris gallopavo

Wild Turkey

Gaviiformes

Gaviidae

Gavia immer

Common Loon

Gaviiformes

Gaviidae

Gavia stellata

Red-throated Loon

Gruiformes

Aramidae

Aramus guarauna

Limpkin

Gruiformes

Gruidae

Grus canadensis

Sandhill Crane

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Fulica americana

American Coot

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Laterallus jamaicensis

Black Rail

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Poranza carolina

Sora

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Porphyrula martinica

Purple Gallinule

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Rallus elegans

King Rail

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Rallus limicola

Virginia Rail

Gruiformes

Rallidae

Rallus longirostris

Clapper Rail