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Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

Black-bellied whistling-duck

West Indian whistling-duck

Fulvous whistling-duck

Emperor goose

Snow goose

Ross’s goose

Graylag goose

Greater white-fronted goose

Lesser white-fronted goose

Taiga bean-goose

Tundra bean-goose

Pink-footed goose


Barnacle goose

Cackling goose

Canada goose

Hawaiian goose

Mute swan

Black swan

Trumpeter swan

Tundra swan

Whooper swan

Egyptian goose

Common shelduck

Muscovy duck

Wood duck

Baikal teal


Blue-winged teal

Cinnamon teal

Northern shoveler


Falcated duck

Eurasian wigeon

American wigeon

Laysan duck

Hawaiian duck

Eastern spot-billed duck


Mexican duck

American black duck

Mottled duck

White-cheeked pintail

Northern pintail

Green-winged teal



Common pochard

Ring-necked duck

Tufted duck

Greater scaup

Lesser scaup

Steller’s wider

Spectacled wider

King wider

Common wider

Harlequin duck

Labrador duck

Surf scoter

Velvet scoter

White-winged scoter

Stejneger’s scoter

Common scoter

Black scoter

Long-tailed duck


Common golden  eye

Barrow’s golden eye


Hooded merganser

Common merganser

Red-breasted merganser

Masked duck

Ruddy duck

Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows

Order: Galliformes

Family:   Cracidae

Plain chachalaca

New World Quail

Order: Galliformes

Family: Odontophoridae

Mountain quail

Northern bobwhite

Scaled quail

California quail

Gambel’s quail

Montezuma quail

Find out more about the quail of North America here

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies

Order: Galliformes

Family: Phasianidae

Wild turkey

Ruffed grouse

Spruce grouse

Willow ptarmigan

Rock ptarmigan

White-tailed ptarmigan

Greater sage-grouse

Gunnison sage-grouse

Dusky grouse

Sooty grouse

Sharp-tailed grouse

Greater prairie-chicken

Lesser prairie-chicken

Gray partridge

Ring-necked pheasant

Kalij pheasant

Indian peafowl

Gray francolin

Black francolin

Red junglefowl

Himalayan snowcock


Erckel’s francolin

Japanese quail

Find out more about the game birds of North America here


Order: Phoenicopteriformes

Family: Phoenicopteridae

American flamingo


Order: Podicipediformes

Family: Podicipedidae

Least grebe

Pied-billed grebe

Horned grebe

Red-necked grebe

Eared grebe

Western grebe

Clark’s grebe

Find out more about grebes in this article I wrote


Order: Pterocliformes

Family: Pteroclidae

Chestnut-bellied sandgrouse

Pigeons and doves

Order: Columbiformes

Family: Columbidae

Rock pigeon

Scaly-naped pigeon

White-crowned pigeon

Red-billed pigeon

Band-tailed pigeon

Oriental turtle-dove

Eurasian collared-dove

Spotted dove

Zebra dove

Passenger pigeon

Inca dove

Common ground dove

Ruddy ground dove

Ruddy quail-dove

Key West quail-dove

White-tipped dove

White-winged dove

Zenaida dove

Mourning dove

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Order: Cuculiformes

Family: Cuculidae

Smooth-billed ani

Groove-billed ani

Greater roadrunner

Common cuckoo

Oriental cuckoo

Dark-billed cuckoo

Yellow-billed cuckoo

Mangrove cuckoo

Black-billed cuckoo

Find out more about the cuckoos of North America in this article I wrote.

Nightjars and allies

Order: Caprimulgiformes

Family: Caprimulgidae

Lesser nighthawk

Common nighthawk

Antillean nighthawk

Common pauraque

Common poorwill


Buff-collared nightjar

Eastern whip-poor-will

Mexican whip-poor-will

Gray nightjar


Order: Apodiformes

Family: Apodidae

Black swift

White-collared swift

Chimney swift

Vaux’s swift

White-throated needletail

Common swift

Fork-tailed swift

White-throated swift

Antillean palm-swift


Order: Apodiformes

Family: Trochilidae

Mexican violetear

Green-breasted mango

Rivoli’s hummingbird

Plain-capped starthroat

Amethyst-throated mountain-gem

Blue-throated mountain-gem

Bahama woodstar

Lucifer hummingbird

Ruby-throated hummingbird

Black-chinned hummingbird

Anna’s hummingbird

Costa’s hummingbird

Calliope hummingbird

Rufous hummingbird

Allen’s hummingbird

Broad-tailed hummingbird

Bumblebee hummingbird

Broad-billed hummingbird

White-eared Hummingbird

Xantus’s hummingbird

Violet-crowned hummingbird

Berylline hummingbird

Cinnamon hummingbird

Buff-bellied hummingbird

Rails, gallinules, and coots

Order: Gruiformes

Family: Rallidae

Paint-billed crake

Spotted rail

Rufous-necked wood-rail

Ridgway’s rail

Clapper rail

King rail

Virginia rail

Corn crake


Common gallinule

Eurasian coot

Hawaiian coot

American coot

Purple gallinule

Purple swamphen

Yellow rail

Black rail

Laysan rail

Hawaiian rail


Order: Gruiformes

Family: Heliornithidae



Order: Gruiformes

Family: Aramidae



Order: Gruiformes

Family: Gruidae

Sandhill crane

Common crane

Whooping crane


Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Burhinidae

Double-striped thick-knee

Stilts and avocets

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged stilt

Black-necked stilt

American avocet


Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Haematopodidae

Eurasian oystercatcher

American oystercatcher

Black oystercatcher

Plovers and lapwings


Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Charadriidae

Northern lapwing

Black-bellied plover

European golden-plover

American golden-plover

Pacific golden-plover

Eurasian dotterel


Common ringed plover

Semipalmated plover

Piping plover

Little ringed plover

Lesser sand-plover

Greater sand-plover

Wilson’s plover

Collared plover

Snowy plover

Mountain plover


Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Jacanidae

Northern jacana

Sandpipers and allies

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Scolopacidae

Upland sandpiper

Bristle-thighed curlew


Little curlew

Long-billed curlew

Far Eastern curlew

Slender-billed curlew

Eurasian curlew

Bar-tailed godwit

Black-tailed godwit

Hudsonian godwit

Marbled godwit

Ruddy turnstone

Black turnstone

Great knot

Red knot



Broad-billed sandpiper

Sharp-tailed sandpiper

Stilt sandpiper

Curlew sandpiper

Temminck’s stint

Long-toed stint

Spoon-billed sandpiper

Red-necked stint



Rock sandpiper

Purple sandpiper

Baird’s sandpiper

Little stint

Least sandpiper

White-rumped sandpiper

Buff-breasted sandpiper

Pectoral sandpiper

Semipalmated sandpiper

Western sandpiper

Short-billed dowitcher

Long-billed dowitcher

Jack snipe

Eurasian woodcock

American woodcock

Solitary snipe

Pin-tailed snipe

Common snipe

Wilson’s snipe

Terek sandpiper

Common sandpiper

Spotted sandpiper

Green sandpiper

Solitary sandpiper

Gray-tailed tattler

Wandering tattler

Lesser yellowlegs


Spotted redshank

Common greenshank

Greater yellowlegs

Common redshank

Wood sandpiper

Marsh sandpiper

Wilson’s phalarope

Red-necked phalarope

Red phalarope

Pratincoles and coursers

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Glareolidae

Skuas and Jaegers

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Stercorariidae

Great skua

South polar skua

Pomarine jaeger

Parasitic jaeger

Long-tailed jaeger

Auks, murres, and puffins

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Alcidae


Common murre

Thick-billed murre


Great auk

Black guillemot

Pigeon guillemot

Long-billed murrelet

Marbled murrelet

Kittlitz’s murrelet

Guadalupe murrelet

Craveri’s murrelet

Ancient murrelet

Cassin’s auklet

Parakeet auklet

Least auklet

Whiskered auklet

Crested auklet

Rhinoceros auklet

Atlantic puffin

Horned puffin

Tufted puffin

Gulls, terns, and skimmers

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Laridae

Swallow-tailed gull

Black-legged kittiwake

Red-legged kittiwake

Ivory gull

Sabine’s gull

Bonaparte’s gull

Gray-hooded gull

Black-headed gull

Little gull

Ross’s gull

Laughing gull

Franklin’s gull

Belcher’s gull

Black-tailed gull

Heermann’s gull

Mew gull

Ring-billed gull

Western gull

Yellow-footed gull

California gull

Herring gull

Yellow-legged gull

Iceland gull

Lesser black-backed gull

Slaty-backed gull

Glaucous-winged gull

Glaucous gull

Great black-backed gull

Kelp gull

Brown noddy

Black noddy

Blue-gray noddy

White tern

Sooty tern

Bridled tern

Aleutian tern

Little tern

Least tern

Large-billed tern

Gull-billed tern

Caspian tern

Black tern

White-winged tern

Whiskered tern

Roseate tern

Common tern

Arctic tern

Forster’s tern

Royal tern

Great crested tern

Sandwich tern

Elegant tern

Black skimmer


Order: Phaethontiformes   Family: Phaethontidae

White-tailed tropicbird

Red-billed tropicbird

Red-tailed tropicbird


Order: Gaviiformes

Family: Gaviidae

Red-throated loon

Arctic loon

Pacific loon

Common loon

Yellow-billed loon

Find out more about the five species of loon in the United States here.


Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Diomedeidae

Yellow-nosed albatross

White-capped albatross

Chatham albatross

Salvin’s albatross

Black-browed albatross

Light-mantled albatross

Wandering albatross

Laysan albatross

Black-footed albatross

Short-tailed albatross

Southern storm-petrels

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Oceanitidae

Wilson’s storm-petrel

White-faced storm-petrel

Black-bellied storm-petrel

Northern storm-petrels

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Hydrobatidae

European storm-petrel

Fork-tailed storm-petrel

Ringed storm-petrel

Swinhoe’s storm-petrel

Leach’s storm-petrel

Towns  d’s storm-petrel

Ashy storm-petrel

Band-rumped storm-petrel

Wedge-rumped storm-petrel

Black storm-petrel

Tristram’s storm-petrel

Least storm-petrel

Shearwaters and petrels

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Procellariidae

Northern fulmar

Gray-faced petrel

Providence petrel

Kermadec petrel

Trindade petrel

Herald petrel

Murphy’s petrel

Mottled petrel

Bermuda petrel

Black-capped petrel

Juan Fernandez petrel

Hawaiian petrel

White-necked petrel

Bonin petrel

Black-winged petrel

Fea’s petrel

Zino’s petrel

Cook’s petrel

Stejneger’s petrel

Tahiti petrel

Bulwer’s petrel

Jouanin’s petrel

White-chinned petrel

Parkinson’s petrel

Streaked shearwater

Cory’s shearwater

Cape Verde shearwater

Wedge-tailed shearwater

Buller’s shearwater

Short-tailed shearwater

Sooty shearwater

Great shearwater

Pink-footed shearwater

Flesh-footed shearwater

Christmas shearwater

Manx shearwater

Townsend’s shearwater

Newell’s shearwater

Bryan’s shearwater

Black-vented shearwater

Audubon’s shearwater

Barolo shearwater


Order: Ciconiiformes

Family: Ciconiidae


Wood stork


Order: Suliformes

Family: Fregatidae

Lesser frigatebird

Magnificent frigatebird

Great frigatebird

Boobies and gannets

Order: Suliformes

Family: Sulidae

Masked booby

Nazca booby

Blue-footed booby

Brown booby

Red-footed booby

Northern gannet


Order: Suliformes   Family: Anhingidae


Cormorants and shags

Order: Suliformes

Family: Phala  ocoracidae

Brandt’s cormorant

Red-faced cormorant

Pelagic cormorant

Great cormorant

Double- crested cormorant

Neotropic cormorant

Find out more about the cormorants of North America here


Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Pelecanidae

American white pelican

Brown pelican

Herons, egrets, and bitterns

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Ardeidae

American bittern

Yellow bittern

Least bittern

Bare-throated tiger-heron

Great blue heron

Gray heron

Great egret

Intermediate egret

Chinese egret

Little egret

Western reef-heron

Snowy egret

Little blue heron

Tricolored heron

Reddish egret

Cattle egret

Chinese pond-heron

Green heron

Black-crowned night-heron

Yellow-crowned night-heron

Ibises and spoonbills

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Threskiornithidae

White ibis

Scarlet ibis

Glossy ibis

White-faced ibis

Roseate spoonbill

New World vultures

Order: Cathartiformes

Family: Cathartidae

California condor

Black vulture

Turkey vulture


Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Pandionidae


Hawks, eagles, and kites

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

White-tailed kite

Hook-billed kite

Swallow-tailed kite

Golden eagle

Double-toothed kite

Northern harrier

Chinese sparrowhawk

Sharp-shinned hawk

Cooper’s hawk

Northern goshawk

Black kite

Bald eagle

White-tailed eagle

Steller’s sea-eagle

Mississippi kite

Crane hawk

Snail kite

Common black hawk

Great black hawk

Roadside hawk

Harris’s hawk

White-tailed hawk

Gray hawk

Red-shouldered hawk

Broad-winged hawk

Hawaiian hawk

Short-tailed hawk

Swainson’s hawk

Zone-tailed hawk

Red-tailed hawk

Rough-legged hawk

Ferruginous hawk

Long-legged buzzard


Order: Strigiformes

Family: Tytonidae

Barn owl


Order: Strigiformes

Family: Strigidae

Oriental scops-owl

Flammulated owl

Whiskered screech owl

Western screech-owl

Eastern screech-owl

Great horned owl

Snowy owl

Northern hawk owl

Northern pygmy-owl

Ferruginous pygmy-owl

Elf owl

Burrowing owl

Mottled owl

Spotted owl

Barred owl

Great gray owl

Long-eared owl

Stygian owl

Short-eared owl

Boreal owl

Northern saw-whet owl

Northern boobook


Order: Trogoniformes

Family: Trogonidae

Elegant trogon

Eared quetzal


Order: Upupiformes

Family: Upupidae

Eurasian hoopoe


Order: Coraciiformes

Family: Alcedinidae

Ringed kingfisher

Belted kingfisher

Amazon kingfisher

Green Kingfisher

Find out more about the kingfishers of North America here


Order: Piciformes

Family: Picidae

Eurasian wryneck

Lewis’s woodpecker

Red-headed woodpecker

Acorn woodpecker

Gila woodpecker

Golden-fronted woodpecker

Red-bellied woodpecker

Williamson’s sapsucker

Yellow-bellied sapsucker

Red-naped sapsucker

Red-breasted sapsucker

American three-toed woodpecker

Black-backed woodpecker

Great spotted woodpecker

Downy woodpecker

Nuttall’s woodpecker

Ladder-backed woodpecker

Red-cockaded woodpecker

Hairy woodpecker

White-headed woodpecker

Arizona woodpecker

Northern flicker

Gilded flicker

Pileated woodpecker

Falcons and caracaras

Order: Falconiformes   Family: Falconidae

Collared forest-falcon

Crested caracara

Eurasian kestrel

American kestrel

Red-footed falcon


Eurasian hobby

Aplomado falcon


Peregrine falcon

Prairie falcon

New World and African parrots

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Monk parakeet

Nanday parakeet

Green parakeet

Mitred parakeet

Thick-billed parrot

White-winged parakeet

Yellow-chevroned parakeet

Red-crowned parrot

Old World parrots

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittaculidae

Rose-ringed parakeet

Rosy-faced lovebird

Tityras and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tityridae

Masked tityra

Gray-collared becard

Rose-throated becard

Tyrant flycatchers

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tyrannidae

Northern beardless-tyrannulet

Greenish elaenia

White-crested elaenia

Dusky-capped flycatcher

Ash-throated flycatcher

Nutting’s flycatcher

Great crested flycatcher

Brown-crested flycatcher

La Sagra’s flycatcher

Great kiskadee

Social flycatcher

Sulphur-bellied flycatcher

Piratic flycatcher

Variegated flycatcher

Crowned slaty flycatcher

Tropical kingbird

Couch’s kingbird

Cassin’s kingbird

Thick-billed kingbird

Western kingbird

Eastern kingbird

Gray kingbird

Loggerhead kingbird

Scissor-tailed flycatcher

Fork-tailed flycatcher

Tufted flycatcher

Olive-sided flycatcher

Greater pewee

Western wood-pewee

Eastern wood-pewee

Cuban pewee

Yellow-bellied flycatcher

Acadian flycatcher

Alder flycatcher

Willow flycatcher

Least flycatcher

Hammond’s flycatcher

Gray flycatcher

Dusky flycatcher

Pine flycatcher

Pacific-slope flycatcher

Cordilleran flycatcher

Black phoebe

Eastern phoebe

Say’s phoebe

Vermilion flycatcher


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Laniidae

Brown shrike

Red-backed shrike

Loggerhead shrike

Northern shrike

Vireos, shrike-babblers, and erpornis

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Vireonidae

Black-capped vireo

White-eyed vireo

Thick-billed vireo

Cuban vireo

Bell’s vireo

Gray vireo

Hutton’s vireo

Yellow-throated vireo

Cassin’s vireo

Blue-headed vireo

Plumbeous vireo

Philadelphia vireo

Warbling vireo

Red-eyed vireo

Yellow-green vireo

Black-whiskered vireo

Yucatan vireo

Crows, jays, and magpies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Corvidae

Canada jay

Brown jay

Green jay

Pinyon jay

Steller’s jay

Blue jay

Florida scrub-jay

Island scrub-jay

California scrub-jay

Woodhouse’s scrub-jay

Mexican jay

Clark’s nutcracker

Black-billed magpie

Yellow-billed magpie

Eurasian jackdaw

American crow

Tamaulipas crow

Fish crow

Chihuahuan raven

Common raven


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Alaudidae

Eurasian skylark

Horned lark


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Hirundinidae

Bank swallow

Tree swallow

Bahama swallow

Violet-green swallow

Mangrove swallow

Northern rough-winged swallow

Brown-chested martin

Purple martin

Southern martin

Gray-breasted martin

Cuban martin

Barn swallow

Common house-martin

Cliff swallow

Cave swallow

Tits, chickadees, and titmice

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Paridae

Carolina chickadee

Black-capped chickadee

Mountain chickadee

Mexican chickadee

Chestnut-backed chickadee

Boreal chickadee

Gray-headed chickadee

Bridled titmouse

Oak titmouse

Juniper titmouse

Tufted titmouse

Black-  ested titmouse


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Remizidae


Long-tailed tits

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Aegithalidae

The long-tailed tits are a Family of small passerine birds
with medium to long tails. They make wov   bag nests in trees. Most
eat a mixed diet which includes insects.



Order: Passeriformes

Family: Sittidae

Red-breasted nuthatch

White-breasted nuthatch

Pygmy nuthatch

Brown-headed nuthatch

Tree creepers

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Certhiidae

Brown creeper


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Troglodytidae

Rock wren

Canyon wren

House wren

Pacific wren

Winter wren

Sedge wren

Marsh wren

Carolina wren

Bewick’s wren 

Cactus wren

Sinaloa wren


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Polioptilidae

Blue-gray gnatcatcher

California gnatcatcher

Black-tailed gnatcatcher

Black-capped gnatcatcher


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Cinclidae

American dipper


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Pycnonotidae

Red-vented bulbul

Red-whiskered bulbul


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Regulidae

Golden-crowned kinglet

Ruby-crowned kinglet

Did you know there are 28 species of red bird in North America?  Find out what they are here

Bush warblers and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Scotocercidae

Japanese bush-warbler

Leaf warblers

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Phylloscopidae

Willow warbler

Common chiffchaff

Wood warbler

Dusky warbler

Pallas’s leaf warbler

Yellow-browed warbler

Arctic warbler

Kamchatka leaf warbler

Sylviid warblers, parrotbills,and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Sylviidae

Lesser whitethroat


White-eyes, yuhinas, and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Zosteropidae

Warbling white-eye


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Leiothrichidae

Greater necklaced laughingthrush


Red-billed leiothrix

Reed warblers and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Acrocephalidae

Thick-billed warbler

Sedge warbler

Blyth’s reed warbler

Grassbirds and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Locustellidae

Middendorff’s grasshopper-warbler

Lanceolated warbler

River warbler

Old World flycatchers

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Muscicapidae

Gray-streaked flycatcher

Asian brown flycatcher

Spotted flycatcher

Dark-sided flycatcher

White-rumped shama

European robin

Siberian blue robin

Rufous-tailed robin


Siberian rubythroat

Red-flanked bluetail

Narcissus flycatcher

Mugimaki flycatcher

Taiga flycatcher

Common redstart


Northern wheatear

Pied wheatear

Thrushes and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Turdidae

Eastern bluebird

Western bluebird

Mou  ain bluebird

Townsend’s solitaire

Brown-backed solitaire

Orange-billed nightingale-thrush

Black-headed nightingale-thrush


Gray-cheeked thrush

Bicknell’s thrush

Swainson’s thrush

Hermit thrush

Wood thrush

Eurasian blackbird

Eyebrowed thrush

Dusky thrush



Song thrush

Clay-colored thrush

White-throated thrush

Rufous-backed robin

American robin

Red-legged thrush

Varied thrush

Aztec thrush

Mockingbirds and thrashers

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Mimidae

Blue mockingbird

Gray catbird

Curve-billed thrasher

Brown thrasher

Long-billed thrasher

Bendire’s thrasher

California thrasher

LeConte’s thrasher

Crissal thrasher

Sage thrasher

Bahama mockingbird

Northern mockingbird


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Sturnidae

European starling

Common myna


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Bombycillidae

Bohemian waxwing

Cedar waxwing


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Ptiliogonatidae

Gray silky-flycatcher


Olive warbler

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Peucedramidae

Olive warbler


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Prunellidae

Siberian accentor

Waxbills and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Estrildidae

Lavender waxbill

Common waxbill

Red avadavat

Indian silverbill

African silverbill

Java sparrow

Scaly-breasted munia

Old World sparrows

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passeridae

House sparrow

Eurasian tree sparrow

Wagtails and pipits

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Motacillidae

Eastern yellow wagtail

Citrine wagtail

Gray wagtail

White wagtail

Tree pipit

Olive-backed pipit

Pechora pipit

Red-throated pipit

American pipit

Sprague’s pipit

Finches, euphonias, and allies

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Fringillidae

Common chaffinch


Evening grosbeak


Common rosefinch

Pallas’s rosefinch

Pine grosbeak

Eurasian bullfinch

Asian rosy-finch

Gray-crowned rosy finch

Black rosy-finch

Brown-capped rosy-finch

House finch

Purple finch

Cassin’s finch

Oriental green  finch

Yellow-fronted canary

Common redpoll

Hoary redpoll

Red crossbill

Cassia crossbill

White-winged crossbill

Eurasian siskin

Pine siskin

Lesser goldfinch

Lawrence’s goldfinch

American goldfinch

Island canary

Longspurs and snow buntings

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Calcariidae

Lapland longspur

Chestnut-collared longspur

Smith’s longspur

Thick-billed longspur

Snow bunting

McKay’s bunting

Old World buntings

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Emberizidae

Pine bunting

Yellow-browed bunting

Little bunting

Rustic bunting

Yellow-throated bunting

Yellow-breasted bunting

Gray bunting

Pallas’s bunting

Reed bunting

New World sparrows

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

Rufous-winged sparrow

Botteri’s sparrow

Cassin’s sparrow

Bachman’s sparrow

Grasshopper sparrow

Olive sparrow

Five-striped sparrow

Black-throated sparrow

Lark sparrow

Lark bunting

Chipping sparrow

Clay-colored sparrow

Black-chinned sparrow

Field sparrow

Brewer’s sparrow

Worthen’s sparrow

Fox sparrow

American tree sparrow

Dark-eyed junco

Yellow-eyed junco

White-crowned sparrow

Golden-crowned sparrow

Harris’s sparrow

White-throated sparrow

Sagebrush sparrow

Bell’s sparrow

Vesper sparrow

LeConte’s sparrow

Seaside sparrow

Nelson’s sparrow

Saltmarsh sparrow

Baird’s sparrow

Henslow’s sparrow

Savannah sparrow

Song sparrow

Lincoln’s sparrow

Swamp sparrow

Canyon towhee

Abert’s towhee

California towhee

Rufous-crowned sparrow

Green-tailed towhee

Spotted towhee

Eastern towhee


Order: Passeriformes

Family: Spindalidae

Western spindalis

Jamaican spindalis

Hispaniolan spindalis

Puerto Rican spindalis

Yellow-breasted chat

Order: Passeriformes   

Family: Icteriidae

Yellow-breasted chat

Troupials and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

Yellow-headed blackbird


Eastern meadowlark

Western meadowlark

Black-vented oriole

Orchard oriole

Hooded oriole

Streak-backed oriole

Bullock’s oriole

Spot-breasted oriole

Altamira oriole

Audubon’s oriole

Baltimore oriole

Black-backed oriole

Scott’s oriole

Red-winged blackbird

Tricolored blackbird

Tawny-shouldered blackbird

Shiny cowbird

Bronzed cowbird

Brown-headed cowbird

Rusty blackbird

Brewer’s blackbird

Common grackle

Boat-tailed grackle

Great-tailed grackle

New World warblers

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Parulidae


Worm-eating warbler

Louisiana waterthrush

Northern waterthrush

Bachman’s warbler

Golden-winged warbler

Blue-winged warbler

Black-and-white warbler

Prothonotary warbler

Swainson’s warbler

Crescent-chested warbler

Tennessee warbler

Orange-crowned warbler

Colima warbler

Lucy’s warbler

Nashville warbler

Virginia’s warbler

Connecticut warbler

Gray-crowned yellowthroat

MacGillivray’s warbler

Mourning warbler

Kentucky warbler

Common yellowthroat

Hooded warbler

American redstart

Kirtland’s warbler

Cape May warbler

Cerulean warbler

Northern parula

Tropical parula

Magnolia warbler

Bay-breasted warbler

Blackburnian warbler

Yellow warbler

Chestnut-sided warbler

Blackpoll warbler

Black-throated blue warbler

Palm warbler

Pine warbler

Yellow-rumped warbler

Yellow-throated warbler

Prairie warbler

Grace’s warbler

Black-throated grey warbler

Townsend’s warbler

Hermit warbler

Gold  -cheeked warbler

Black-throated green warbler

Fan-tailed warbler

Rufous-capped warbler

Golden-crowned warbler

Canada warbler

Wilson’s warbler

Red-faced warbler

Painted redstart

Slate-throated redstart

Cardinals and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Cardinalidae

Hepatic tanager

Summer tanager

Scarlet tanager

Western tanager

Flame-colored tanager

Crimson-collared grosbeak

Northern cardinal


Yellow grosbeak

Rose-breasted grosbeak

Black-headed grosbeak

Blue bunting

Blue grosbeak

Lazuli bunting

Indigo bunting

Varied bunting

Painted bunting


Tanagers and allies

Order: Passeriformes

Family: ThraupidaeLesser

Red-crested cardinal

Yellow-billed cardinal

Saffron finch

Red-legged honeycreeper


Yellow-faced grassquit

Black-faced grassquit

Morelet’s seedeater