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List of North American Birds

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Scientific NameCommon Name
Accipiter gentilis(Northern Goshawk)
Actitis macularius(Spotted Sandpiper)
Aechmophorus occidentalis(Western Grebe)
Aethia cristatella(Crested Auklet)
Aethia psittacula(Parakeet Auklet)
Aethia pusilla(Least Auklet)
Agelaius phoeniceus(Red-winged Blackbird)
Aix sponsa(Wood Duck)
Amazilia rutila(Cinnamon Hummingbird)
Amazilia tzacatl(Rufous-tailed Hummingbird)
Amazona albifrons(White-fronted Parrot)
Amazona auropalliata(Yellow-naped Parrot)
Amazona autumnalis(Red-lored Parrot)
Amazona farinosa(Mealy Parrot)
Amazona finschi(Lilac-crowned Parrot)
Amazona ochrocephala(Yellow-crowned Parrot)
Amazona oratrix(Yellow-headed Parrot)
Amazona viridigenalis(Red-crowned Parrot)
Amazona xantholora(Yellow-lored Parrot)
Amphispiza bilineata(Black-throated Sparrow)
Anas acuta(Northern Pintail)
Anas americana(American Wigeon)
Anas clypeata(Northern Shoveler)
Anas crecca(Green-winged Teal)
Anas cyanoptera(Cinnamon Teal)
Anas discors(Blue-winged Teal)
Anas penelope(Eurasian Wigeon)
Anas platyrhynchos(Mallard)
Anas strepera(Gadwall)
Aphelocoma californica(Western Scrub-Jay)
Aphelocoma coerulescens(Florida Scrub-Jay)
Aphelocoma ultramarina(Mexican Jay)
Aphriza virgata(Surfbird)
Aquila chrysaetos(Golden Eagle)
Ara macao(Scarlet Macaw)
Ara militaris(Military Macaw)
Aratinga canicularis(Orange-fronted Parakeet)
Archilochus alexandri(Black-chinned Hummingbird)
Ardea alba(Great Egret)
Ardea herodias(Great Blue Heron)
Arenaria interpres(Ruddy Turnstone)
Arenaria melanocephala(Black Turnstone)
Arremonops rufivirgatus(Olive Sparrow)
Asio otus(Long-eared Owl)
Athene cunicularia(Burrowing Owl)
Aulacorhynchus prasinus(Emerald Toucanet)
Auriparus flaviceps(Verdin)
Aythya affinis(Lesser Scaup)
Aythya americana(Redhead)
Aythya collaris(Ring-necked Duck)
Aythya fuligula(Tufted Duck)
Aythya marila(Greater Scaup)
Aythya valisineria(Canvasback)
Baeolophus atricristatus(Black-crested Titmouse)
Baeolophus wollweberi(Bridled Titmouse)
Bolborhynchus lineola(Barred Parakeet)
Bombycilla cedrorum(Cedar Waxwing)
Bonasa umbellus(Ruffed Grouse)
Branta bernicla(Brant)
Branta canadensis(Canada Goose)
Brotogeris jugularis(Orange-chinned Parakeet)
Bubo scandiacus(Snowy Owl)
Bubo virginianus(Great Horned Owl)
Bubulcus ibis(Cattle Egret)
Bucephala albeola(Bufflehead)
Bucephala clangula(Common Goldeneye)
Bucephala islandica(Barrow's Goldeneye)
Busarellus nigricollis(Black-collared Hawk)
Buteo albicaudatus(White-tailed Hawk)
Buteo brachyurus(Short-tailed Hawk)
Buteo jamaicensis(Red-tailed Hawk)
Buteo lagopus(Rough-legged Hawk)
Buteo lineatus(Red-shouldered Hawk)
Buteo nitidus(Gray Hawk)
Buteo regalis(Ferruginous Hawk)
Buteo swainsoni(Swainson's Hawk)
Buteogallus anthracinus(Common Black-Hawk)
Buteogallus urubitinga(Great Black-Hawk)
Butorides virescens(Green Heron)
Calidris alba(Sanderling)
Calidris alpina(Dunlin)
Calidris melanotos(Pectoral Sandpiper)
Calidris minutilla(Least Sandpiper)
Calidris ptilocnemis(Rock Sandpiper)
Callipepla gambelii(Gambel's Quail)
Calypte anna(Anna's Hummingbird)
Calypte costae(Costa's Hummingbird)
Campephilus guatemalensis(Pale-billed Woodpecker)
Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus(Cactus Wren)
Caracara cheriway(Crested Caracara)
Cardinalis cardinalis(Northern Cardinal)
Cardinalis sinuatus(Pyrrhuloxia)
Carduelis psaltria(Lesser Goldfinch)
Carduelis tristis(American Goldfinch)
Carpodacus cassinii(Cassin's Finch)
Carpodacus mexicanus(House Finch)
Carpodacus purpureus(Purple Finch)
Cathartes aura(Turkey Vulture)
Centrocercus urophasianus(Greater Sage-Grouse)
Certhia americana(Brown Creeper)
Ceryle alcyon(Belted Kingfisher)
Charadrius vociferus(Killdeer)
Chen caerulescens(Snow Goose)
Chen rossii(Ross's Goose)
Chlidonias niger(Black Tern)
Chondestes grammacus(Lark Sparrow)
Chordeiles minor(Common Nighthawk)
Cinclus mexicanus(American Dipper)
Circus cyaneus(Northern Harrier)
Cistothorus palustris(Marsh Wren)
Cochlearius cochlearius(Boat-billed Heron)
Colaptes auratus(Northern Flicker)
Colibri thalassinus(Green Violetear)
Colinus virginianus(Northern Bobwhite)
Columba livia(Rock Pigeon)
Columbina inca(Inca Dove)
Contopus sordidulus(Western Wood-Pewee)
Coragyps atratus(Black Vulture)
Corvus caurinus(Northwestern Crow)
Corvus corax(Common Raven)
Cyanocitta cristata(Blue Jay)
Cyanocitta stelleri(Steller's Jay)
Cyanocorax beecheii(Purplish-backed Jay)
Cyanocorax yncas(Green Jay)
Cygnus buccinator(Trumpeter Swan)
Cygnus olor(Mute Swan)
Cynanthus latirostris(Broad-billed Hummingbird)
Dendrocygna autumnalis(Black-bellied Whistling-Duck)
Dendroica coronata(Yellow-rumped Warbler)
Dolichonyx oryzivorus(Bobolink)
Dryocopus lineatus(Lineated Woodpecker)
Dryocopus pileatus(Pileated Woodpecker)
Dumetella carolinensis(Gray Catbird)
Egretta caerulea(Little Blue Heron)
Egretta rufescens(Reddish Egret)
Egretta thula(Snowy Egret)
Egretta tricolor(Tricolored Heron)
Elanoides forficatus(Swallow-tailed Kite)
Elanus leucurus(White-tailed Kite)
Empidonax flaviventris(Yellow-bellied Flycatcher)
Eudocimus albus(White Ibis)
Eugenes fulgens(Magnificent Hummingbird)
Euphagus cyanocephalus(Brewer's Blackbird)
Eupherusa cyanophrys(Blue-capped Hummingbird)
Eupherusa eximia(Stripe-tailed Hummingbird)
Falco femoralis(Aplomado Falcon)
Falco mexicanus(Prairie Falcon)
Falco peregrinus(Peregrine Falcon)
Falco sparverius(American Kestrel)
Falco tinnunculus(Eurasian Kestrel)
Florisuga mellivora(White-necked Jacobin)
Fratercula cirrhata(Tufted Puffin)
Fratercula corniculata(Horned Puffin)
Fulica americana(American Coot)
Gallinago delicata(Wilson's Snipe)
Gallinula chloropus(Common Moorhen)
Gavia immer(Common Loon)
Gavia pacifica(Pacific Loon)
Gavia stellata(Red-throated Loon)
Geococcyx californianus(Greater Roadrunner)
Geranospiza caerulescens(Crane Hawk)
Grus americana(Whooping Crane)
Grus canadensis(Sandhill Crane)
Gymnogyps californianus(California Condor)
Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus(Pinyon Jay)
Haematopus bachmani(Black Oystercatcher)
Haematopus palliatus(American Oystercatcher)
Haliaeetus albicilla(White-tailed Eagle)
Haliaeetus leucocephalus(Bald Eagle)
Haliaeetus pelagicus(Steller's Sea-Eagle)
Harpia harpyja(Harpy Eagle)
Herpetotheres cachinnans(Laughing Falcon)
Himantopus mexicanus(Black-necked Stilt)
Hirundo rustica(Barn Swallow)
Histrionicus histrionicus(Harlequin Duck)
Icterus bullockii(Bullock's Oriole)
Icterus cucullatus(Hooded Oriole)
Ictinia mississippiensis(Mississippi Kite)
Ictinia plumbea(Plumbeous Kite)
Ixobrychus exilis(Least Bittern)
Junco hyemalis(Dark-eyed Junco)
Lanius excubitor(Northern Shrike)
Larus argentatus(Herring Gull)
Larus atricilla(Laughing Gull)
Larus californicus(California Gull)
Larus canus(Mew Gull)
Larus delawarensis(Ring-billed Gull)
Larus heermanni(Heermann's Gull)
Larus occidentalis(Western Gull)
Larus philadelphia(Bonaparte's Gull)
Larus pipixcan(Franklin's Gull)
Larus ridibundus(Black-headed Gull)
Leucopternis albicollis(White Hawk)
Leucosticte tephrocotis(Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch)
Limnodromus scolopaceus(Long-billed Dowitcher)
Limosa fedoa(Marbled Godwit)
Lophodytes cucullatus(Hooded Merganser)
Lophornis helenae(Black-crested Coquette)
Loxia curvirostra(Red Crossbill)
Melanerpes aurifrons(Golden-fronted Woodpecker)
Melanerpes carolinus(Red-bellied Woodpecker)
Melanerpes chrysogenys(Golden-cheeked Woodpecker)
Melanerpes erythrocephalus(Red-headed Woodpecker)
Melanerpes formicivorus(Acorn Woodpecker)
Melanerpes lewis(Lewis's Woodpecker)
Melanerpes pucherani(Black-cheeked Woodpecker)
Melanerpes uropygialis(Gila Woodpecker)
Melanitta perspicillata(Surf Scoter)
Meleagris gallopavo(Wild Turkey)
Melospiza lincolnii(Lincoln's Sparrow)
Melospiza melodia(Song Sparrow)
Mergus merganser(Common Merganser)
Mergus serrator(Red-breasted Merganser)
Mimus polyglottos(Northern Mockingbird)
Molothrus ater(Brown-headed Cowbird)
Morus bassanus(Northern Gannet)
Myadestes townsendi(Townsend's Solitaire)
Nucifraga columbiana(Clark's Nutcracker)
Numenius americanus(Long-billed Curlew)
Numenius phaeopus(Whimbrel)
Nycticorax nycticorax(Black-crowned Night-Heron)
Oreoscoptes montanus(Sage Thrasher)
Ortalis vetula(Plain Chachalaca)
Oxyura jamaicensis(Ruddy Duck)
Pandion haliaetus(Osprey)
Parabuteo unicinctus(Harris's Hawk)
Passer domesticus(House Sparrow)
Passerculus sandwichensis(Savannah Sparrow)
Passerella iliaca(Fox Sparrow)
Passerina amoena(Lazuli Bunting)
Patagioenas fasciata(Band-tailed Pigeon)
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos(American White Pelican)
Pelecanus occidentalis(Brown Pelican)
Perisoreus canadensis(Gray Jay)
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota(Cliff Swallow)
Phainopepla nitens(Phainopepla)
Phalacrocorax auritus(Double-crested Cormorant)
Phalaropus lobatus(Red-necked Phalarope)
Phalaropus tricolor(Wilson's Phalarope)
Pharomachrus mocinno(Resplendent Quetzal)
Phasianus colchicus(Ring-necked Pheasant)
Pheucticus ludovicianus(Rose-breasted Grosbeak)
Pheucticus melanocephalus(Black-headed Grosbeak)
Pica hudsonia(Black-billed Magpie)
Picoides albolarvatus(White-headed Woodpecker)
Picoides arizonae(Arizona Woodpecker)
Picoides pubescens(Downy Woodpecker)
Picoides scalaris(Ladder-backed Woodpecker)
Picoides villosus(Hairy Woodpecker)
Pionus senilis(White-crowned Parrot)
Pipilo aberti(Abert's Towhee)
Pipilo chlorurus(Green-tailed Towhee)
Pipilo fuscus(Canyon Towhee)
Pipilo maculatus(Spotted Towhee)
Piranga bidentata(Flame-colored Tanager)
Piranga flava(Hepatic Tanager)
Piranga ludoviciana(Western Tanager)
Piranga olivacea(Scarlet Tanager)
Pitangus sulphuratus(Great Kiskadee)
Platalea ajaja(Roseate Spoonbill)
Plegadis falcinellus(Glossy Ibis)
Pluvialis squatarola(Black-bellied Plover)
Podiceps auritus(Horned Grebe)
Podiceps nigricollis(Eared Grebe)
Podilymbus podiceps(Pied-billed Grebe)
Poecile atricapillus(Black-capped Chickadee)
Poecile gambeli(Mountain Chickadee)
Poecile rufescens(Chestnut-backed Chickadee)
Polioptila melanura(Black-tailed Gnatcatcher)
Pteroglossus torquatus(Collared Aracari)
Quiscalus mexicanus(Great-tailed Grackle)
Quiscalus quiscula(Common Grackle)
Rallus longirostris(Clapper Rail)
Ramphastos sulfuratus(Keel-billed Toucan)
Recurvirostra americana(American Avocet)
Regulus calendula(Ruby-crowned Kinglet)
Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha(Thick-billed Parrot)
Rynchops niger(Black Skimmer)
Salpinctes obsoletus(Rock Wren)
Sarcoramphus papa(King Vulture)
Sayornis nigricans(Black Phoebe)
Selasphorus flammula(Volcano Hummingbird)
Selasphorus platycercus(Broad-tailed Hummingbird)
Selasphorus rufus(Rufous Hummingbird)
Selasphorus sasin(Allen's Hummingbird)
Selasphorus scintilla(Scintillant Hummingbird)
Sialia currucoides(Mountain Bluebird)
Sialia mexicana(Western Bluebird)
Sialia sialis(Eastern Bluebird)
Sitta canadensis(Red-breasted Nuthatch)
Sitta carolinensis(White-breasted Nuthatch)
Sitta pygmaea(Pygmy Nuthatch)
Sphyrapicus nuchalis(Red-naped Sapsucker)
Sphyrapicus ruber(Red-breasted Sapsucker)
Sphyrapicus varius(Yellow-bellied Sapsucker)
Spizaetus ornatus(Ornate Hawk-Eagle)
Spizaetus tyrannus(Black Hawk-Eagle)
Spizastur melanoleucus(Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle)
Spizella breweri(Brewer's Sparrow)
Spizella passerina(Chipping Sparrow)
Stellula calliope(Calliope Hummingbird)
Sterna forsteri(Forster's Tern)
Sternula antillarum(Least Tern)
Strix varia(Barred Owl)
Sturnella magna(Eastern Meadowlark)
Sturnella neglecta(Western Meadowlark)
Sturnus vulgaris(European Starling)
Tachybaptus dominicus(Least Grebe)
Tachycineta bicolor(Tree Swallow)
Tachycineta thalassina(Violet-green Swallow)
Tangara larvata(Golden-hooded Tanager)
Thalasseus maximus(Royal Tern)
Thryomanes bewickii(Bewick's Wren)
Tigrisoma lineatum(Rufescent Tiger-Heron)
Toxostoma curvirostre(Curve-billed Thrasher)
Tringa flavipes(Lesser Yellowlegs)
Tringa semipalmata(Willet)
Troglodytes aedon(House Wren)
Trogon elegans(Elegant Trogon)
Trogon massena(Slaty-tailed Trogon)
Trogon melanocephalus(Black-headed Trogon)
Trogon violaceus(Violaceous Trogon)
Turdus migratorius(American Robin)
Tyrannus tyrannus(Eastern Kingbird)
Tyrannus verticalis(Western Kingbird)
Uria aalge(Common Murre)
Uria lomvia(Thick-billed Murre)
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus(Yellow-headed Blackbird)
Zenaida asiatica(White-winged Dove)
Zenaida macroura(Mourning Dove)
Zonotrichia atricapilla(Golden-crowned Sparrow)
Zonotrichia leucophrys(White-crowned Sparrow)