Birds of North America

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Plain Chachalaca
Mountain Quail
Scaled Quail
California Quail
Gambel's Quail
Northern Bobwhite
Montezuma Quail
Wild Turkey
Ruffed Grouse
Spruce Grouse
Greater Sage Grouse
Gunnison Sage Grouse
Dusky Grouse
Sooty Grouse
Sharp-tailed Grouse
Lesser Prairie Chicken
Greater Prairie Chicken
White-tailed Ptarmigan
Rock Ptarmigan
Willow Ptarmigan
Chukar
Gray Partridge
Ring-necked Pheasant
Black-bellied Whistling Duck
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Greater White-fronted Goose
Emperor Goose
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Canada Goose
Cackling Goose
Brant
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Wood Duck
Gadwall
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Mallard
Mottled Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Steller's Eider
Spectacled Eider
King Eider
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Red-throated Loon
Arctic Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Yellow-billed Loon
Laysan Albatross
Black-footed Albatross
Northern Fulmar
Black-capped Petrel
Cory's Shearwater
Manx Shearwater
Black-vented Shearwater
Audubon's Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Short-tailed Shearwater
Pink-footed Shearwater
Greater Shearwater
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Least Storm-Petrel
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Black Storm-Petrel
Fork-tailed Storm Petrel
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Horned Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark's Grebe
Wood Stork
White Ibis
Glossy Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Green Heron
Cattle Egret
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Reddish Egret
juvenile white form and adult dark form
Tricolored Heron
Little Blue heron
juveniles are white
Snowy Egret
Magnificent Frigatebird
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Northern Gannet
Brandt's Cormorant
Neotropic Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Red-faced Cormorant
Anhinga
Turkey Vulture
Black Vulture
Crested Caracara
American Kestrel
Merlin
Gryfalcon
Prairie Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Osprey
Swallow-tailed Kite
White-tailed Kite
Snail Kite
Mississippi Kite
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Common Black-hawk
Harris's Hawk
Gray Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Short-tailed Hawk
light form; there is also a dark form
Swainson's Hawk
intermediate form; there is also a dark form and a light form
White-tailed Hawk
Zone-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Harlan's Hawk
once classified as a subspecies of the Red-tailed Hawk; now considered a seperate species
Ferruginous Hawk
light form; dark form has a dark brown back, breast, and partly dark brown wings
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle
Yellow Rail
Black Rail
Clapper Rail
King Rail
Virginia Rail
Sora
Purple Gallinule
Common Moorhen
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Whooping Crane
Limpkin
Black Oystercatcher
American Oystercatcher
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Pacific Golden Plover
American Golden Plover
Black-bellied Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Wilson's Plover
Killdeer
Piping Plover
Snowy Plover
Mountain Plover
American Woodcock
Wilson's Snipe
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Hudsonian Godwit
Bar-tailed Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Whimbrel
Bristle-thighed Curlew
Long-billed Curlew
Upland Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Wandering Tattler
Willet
Ruddy Turnstone
Black Turnstone
Surfbird
Red Knot
Sanderling
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Rock Sandpiper
Dunlin
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Heermann's Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Western Gull
Yellow-footed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Iceland Gull
Thayer's Gull
Herring Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Black-headed Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
completely black head in summer
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Little Gull
has a completely black head in summer
Sabine's Gull
has a completely black head in summer
Black-legged Kittiwake
Red-legged Kittiwake
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Elegant Tern
Sandwich Tern
Royal Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
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Foster's Tern
Least Tern
Aleutian Tern
Bridled Tern
Sooty Tern
Black Tern
Brown Noddy
Black Skimmer
South Polar Skua
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
Dovekie
Thick-billed Murre
Common Murre
Razorbill
Black Guillemot
Pigeon Guillemot
Marbled Murrelet
Kittlitz's Murrelet
Xantus's Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet
Cassin's Auklet
Parakeet Auklet
Least Auklet
Crested Auklet
Rhinoceros Auklet
Atlantic Puffin
Horned Puffin
Tufted Puffin
Rock Pigeon
White-crowned Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
White-winged Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground-Dove
White-tipped Dove
Green Parakeet
Monk Parakeet
Red-crowned Parrrot
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Mangrove Cuckoo
Groove-billed Ani
Greater Roadrunner
Barn Owl
Flammulated Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Western Screech-Owl
Whiskered Screech-Owl
Great Gray Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Elf Owl
Burrowing Owl
Boreal Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Lesser Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk
Common Pauraque
Common Poorwill
Chuck-will's-widow
Whip-poor-will
Black Swift
Vaux's Swift
Chimney Swift
White-throated Swift
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Violet-crowned Hummingbird
Blue-throated Hummingbird
White-eared Hummingbird
Magnificent Hummingbird
Lucifer Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Elegant Trogan
Green Kingfisher
Ringed Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Lewis' Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
Gila Woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Williamson's Sapsucker
Yellow-bellied Woodpecker
Red-naped Sapsucker
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Nuttall's Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Arizona Woodpecker
Red-cockaded Woodpecker
White-headed Woodpecker
American Three-toed Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Gilded Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet
Eastern Pheobe
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Greater Pewee
Western Wood-pewee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Hammond's Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Cordilleran Flycatcher
Buff-breasted Flycatcher
Vermilion Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Couch's Kingbird
Cassin's Kingbird
Thick-billed Kingbird
Western Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Gray Kingbird
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Brown-crested Flycatcher
Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Shrike
White-eyed Vireo
Bell's Vireo
Black-capped Vireo
Gray Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Plumbeous Vireo
Cassin's Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Hutton's Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Black-whiskered Vireo
Gray Jay
Green Jay
Blue Jay
Steller's Jay
Mexican Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
Florida Scrub-Jay
Pinyon Jay
Black-billed Magpie
Yellow-billed Magpie
Clark's Nutcracker
American Crow
clue: found all over North America
Northwestern Crow
clue: found in far western Canada and Southern Alaska
Fish Crow
Clue: found in the Southeastern US
Common Raven
clue: 23.5-27 inches in length
Chihuahuan Raven
Clue: NOT Common Raven
Bohemian Waxwing
Clue: Found in the north
Cedar Waxwing
Clue: found all over North America
Phainopepla
Carolina Chickadee
Clue: found in the southeast US
Black-capped Chickadee
Clue: found in Northern North America
Mountain Chickadee
Mexican Chickadee
Clue: found mostly in Mexico
Boreal Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Bridled Titmouse
Oak Titmouse
found mostly in California
Juniper Titmouse
found in the Southern Rocky Mountains and surrounding Deserts
Tufted Titmouse
Black-crested Titmouse
Verdin
Bank Swallow
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Purple Martin
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Cave Swallow
Bushtit
Horned Lark
Arctic Warbler
Wrentit
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Cactus Wren
Rock Wren
Canyon Wren
Sedge Wren
Marsh Wren
Bewick's Wren
Carolina Wren
Winter Wren
House Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
California Gnatcatcher
Pygmy Nuthatch
Brown-headed Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Sage Thrasher
Brown Thrasher
Long-billed Thrasher
Bendire's Thrasher
Curve-billed Thrasher
California Thrasher
Crissal Thrasher
Le Conte's Thrasher
European Starling
Varied Thrush
Eastern Bluebird
CLUE: Found in eastern North America
Western Bluebird
CLUE: Found in western North America
Mountain Bluebird
Townsend's Solitaire
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Bluethroat
Northern Wheatear
American Dipper
House Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Swallow
Olive Warbler
Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail
American Pipit
Sprague's Pipit
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Lesser Goldfinch
Lawrence's Goldfinch
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch
Black Rosy-finch
Brown-capped Rosy-Finch
Purple Finch
Cassin's Finch
House Finch
Pine Grosbeak
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Evening Grosbeak
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Virginia's Warbler
Lucy's Warbler
Northern Parula
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Golden-cheeked Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Grace's Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Pine Warbler
Kirtland's Warbler
Palm Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Prothonotary Warbler
Worm-eating Warbler
Swainson's Warbler
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
CLUE: found near still water
Louisiana Waterthrush
CLUE: found near running water
Kentucky Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Canada Warbler
Red-faced Warbler
Painted Redstart
Yellow-breasted Chat
Orchard Oriole
Hooded Oriole
Scott's Oriole
Audubon's Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Bullock's Oriole
Altimira Oriole
Bronzed Cowbird
Shiny Cowbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Red-winged Blackbird
Tricolored Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
CLUE: found in eastern and northern North America
Brewer's Blackbird
Clue: found in western and central North America
Common Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
CLUE: found in eastern and central North America
Boat-tailed Grackle
CLUE: found only in Florida and the eastern and gulf US coasts
Eastern Meadowlark
Eastern
Western Meadowlark
Western
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Bobolink
McCown's Longspur
Lapland Longspur
Smith's Longspur
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Snow Bunting
Lark Bunting
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Harris's Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Yellow-eyed Junco
Savannah Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
CLUE: breeds in many types of marshes
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow
CLUE: breeds in saltmarshes
Le Conte's Sparrow
Baird's Sparrow
Henslow's Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Black-chinned Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
Sage Sparrow
Rufous Winged Sparrow
Cassin's Sparrow
Bachman's Sparrow
Botteri's Sparrow
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhee
Eastern Towhee
Eastern
Canyon Towhee
California Towhee
Albert's Towhee
Olive Sparrow
Hepatic Tanager
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Western Tanager
dickcissel
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Black-headed Grosbeak
Northern Cardinal
Pyrrhuloxia
Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Lazuli Bunting
Varied Bunting
Painted Bunting

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