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Birds

Orders Anseriformes through Charadriiformes


ORDER FAMILY GENUS/SPECIES COMMON NAME
Anseriformes Anatidae Aix sponsa

Wood Duck

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas acuta

Northern Pintail

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas americana

American Wigeon

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas crecca

Green-winged Teal

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas discors

Blue-winged Teal

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas fulvigula

Mottled Duck

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas platyrhynchos *Non-native*

Mallard

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas rubripes

American Black Duck

Anseriformes Anatidae Anas strepera

Gadwall

Anseriformes Anatidae Aythya affinis

Lesser Scaup

Anseriformes Anatidae Aythya americana

Redhead

Anseriformes Anatidae Aythya collaris

Ring-necked Duck

Anseriformes Anatidae Aythya marila

Greater Scaup

Anseriformes Anatidae Aythya valisineria

Canvasback

Anseriformes Anatidae Branta bernicla

Brant

Anseriformes Anatidae Branta canadensis

Canada Goose

Anseriformes Anatidae Bucephala albeola

Bufflehead

Anseriformes Anatidae Bucephala clangula

Common Goldeneye

Anseriformes Anatidae Cairina moschata *Non-native*

Muscovy Duck

Anseriformes Anatidae Chen caerulescens

Snow Goose

Anseriformes Anatidae Clangula hyemalis

Oldsquaw

Anseriformes Anatidae Dendrocygna bicolor

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Anseriformes Anatidae Melanitta fusca

White-winged Scoter

Anseriformes Anatidae Melanitta nigra

Black Scoter

Anseriformes Anatidae Melanitta perspicillata

Surf Scoter

Anseriformes Anatidae Mergus cucullatus

Hooded Merganser

Anseriformes Anatidae Mergus serrator

Red-breasted Merganser

Anseriformes Anatidae Oxyura jamaicensis

Ruddy Duck

Apodiformes Apodidae Chaetura pelagica

Chimney Swift

Apodiformes Trochilidae Archilochus colubris

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Charadriiformes Charadriidae Charadrius melodus

Piping Plover

Charadriiformes Charadriidae Pluvialis dominica

Lesser Golden-Plover

Charadriiformes Charadriidae Pluvialis semipalmatus

Semipalmated Plover

Charadriiformes Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola

Black-bellied Plover

Charadriiformes Charadriidae Pluvialis vociferus

Killdeer

Charadriiformes Charadriidae Pluvialis wilsonia

Wilson's Plover

Charadriiformes Columbidae Columba livia

Rock Dove

Charadriiformes Columbidae Columbina passerina

Common Ground-Dove

Charadriiformes Haematopodidae Haematopus palliatus

American Oystercatcher

Charadriiformes Laridae Chlidonias niger

Black Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Larus atricilla

Laughing Gull

Charadriiformes Laridae Larus philadelphia

Bonaparte's Gull

Charadriiformes Laridae Rissa argentatus

Herring Gull

Charadriiformes Laridae Rissa delawarensis

Ring-billed Gull

Charadriiformes Laridae Rissa marinus

Great Black-backed Gull

Charadriiformes Laridae Rissa tridactyla

Black-legged Kittiwake

Charadriiformes Laridae Rynchops niger

Black Skimmer

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna anaethetus

Bridled Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna antillarum

Least Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna caspia

Caspian Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna dougalli

Roseate Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna forsteri

Forster's Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna fuscata

Sooty Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna hirundo

Common Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna maxima

Royal Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna nilotica

Gull-billed Tern

Charadriiformes Laridae Sterna sandvicencis

Sandwich Tern

Charadriiformes Recurvirostridae Himantopus mexicanus

Black-necked Stilt

Charadriiformes Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra americana

American Avocet

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Actitis macularia

Spotted Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres

Ruddy Turnstone

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris alba

Sanderling

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris alpina

Dunlin

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris canutus

Red Knot

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris fuscicollis

White-rumped Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris maritima

Purple Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris mauri

Western Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris melanotos

Pectoral Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris minutilla

Least Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Calidris pusilla

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

Willet

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Limnodromus griseus

Short-billed Dowitcher

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Limnodromus scolopaceus

Long-billed Dowitcher

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Limosa fedoa

Marbled Godwit

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Lobipes lobatus

Northern Phalarope

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Micropalama himantopus

Stilt Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Numenius americanus

Long-billed Curlew

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus

Whimbrel

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Scolopax minor

American Woodcock

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Steganopus tricolor

Wilson's Phalarope

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Tringa flavipes

Lesser Yellowlegs

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Tringa melanoleuca

Greater Yellowlegs

Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Tringa solitaria

Solitary Sandpiper

Charadriiformes Stercorariidae Stercorarius parasiticus

Parasitic Jaeger

Charadriiformes Stercorariidae Stercorarius pomarinus

Pomarine Jaeger

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