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Field Guide to North American Birds

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  Name Latin Name
Avocet, American Recurvirostra americana
Bittern, American Botaurus lentiginosus
Blackbird, Brewer's Euphagus cyanocephalus
Blackbird, Red-winged Agelaius phoeniceus
Blackbird, Rusty Euphagus carolinus
Blackbird, Yellow-headed Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Bluebird, Mountain Sialia currucoides
Bluebird, Western Sialia mexicana
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
Bunting, Lazuli Passerina amoena
Bunting, Snow Plectrophenax nivalis
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Catbird, Gray Dumetella carolinensis
Chickadee, Black-capped Poecile atricapillus
Chickadee, Boreal Poecile hudsonicus
Chickadee, Chestnut-backed Poecile refescens
Chickadee, Mountain Poecile gambeli
Coot, American Fulica americana
Cowbird, Brown-headed Molothrus ater
Creeper, Brown Certhia americana
Crossbill, Red Loxia curvirostra
Crossbill, White-winged Loxia leucoptera
Crow, American Corvus brachyrhynchos
Dipper, American Cinclus mexicanus
Dove, Mourning Zenaida macroura
Dove, Rock Collumba livia
Dowitcher, Long-billed Limnodromus scolopaceus
Duck, Harlequin Histrionicus histrionicus
Duck, Ring-necked Aythya collaris
Duck, Ruddy Oxyura jamaicensis
Duck, Wood Aix sponsa
Eagle, Bald Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Eagle, Golden Aquila chrysaetos
Falcon, Prairie Falco mexicanus
Finch, Purple Carpodacus purpureus
Flicker, Northern Colaptes auratus
Flycatcher, Alder Empidonax alnorum
Flycatcher, Dusky Empidonax oberholseri
Flycatcher, Hammond's Empidonax hammondii
Flycatcher, Least Empidonax minimus
Flycatcher, Olive-sided Contopus borealis
Flycatcher, Willow Empidonax traillii
Gadwall Anas strepera
Goldeneye, Barrow's Bucephala islandica
Goldeneye, Common Bucephala clangula
Goose, Canada Branta canadensis
Goose, Snow Chen caerulescens
Goshawk, Northern Accipiter gentillis
Grebe, Eared Podiceps nigricolli
Grebe, Horned Podiceps auritus
Grebe, Pied-billed Podilymbus podiceps
Grebe, Red-necked Podiceps grisegena
Grebe, Western Aechmophorus occidentalis
Grosbeak, Evening Coccothraustes vespertinus
Grosbeak, Pine Pinicola enucleator
Grouse, Blue Dendragapus obscurus
Grouse, Ruffed Bonasa umbellus
Grouse, Sharp-tailed Tympanuchus phasianellus
Grouse, Spruce Falcipennis canadensis
Gull, Bonaparte's Larus philadelphia
Gull, California Larus californicus
Gull, Herring Larus argentatus
Gull, Ring-billed Larus delawarensis
Harrier, Northern Circus cyaneus
Hawk, Cooper's Accipiter cooperii
Hawk, Red-tailed Buteo jamaicensis
Hawk, Rough-legged Buteo lagopus
Hawk, Sharp-shinned Accipiter striatus
Hawk, Swainson's Buteo swainsoni
Heron, Great Blue Ardea herodias
Hummingbird, Calliope Stellula calliope
Hummingbird, Rufous Selasphorus rufus
Jay, Blue Cyanocitta cristata
Jay, Gray/Canada (Whiskey Jack) Perisoreus canadensis
Jay, Pinyon Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
Jay, Steller's Cyanocitta stelleri
Jay, Western Scrub Aphelocoma californica
Junco, Dark-eyed Junco hyemalis
Kestrel, American Falco sparverius
Killdeer Charadrius vociferous
Kingbird, Eastern Tyrannus tyrannus
Kingbird, Western Tyrannus verticalis
Kingfisher, Belted Ceryle alcyon
Kinglet, Golden-crowned Regutus satrapa
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Regulus calendula
Lark, Horned Eremophila alpestris
Longspur, Lapland Calcarius lapponicus
Loon, Common Gavia immer
Magpie, Black-billed Pica hudsonia
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Meadowlark, Western Sturnella neglecta
Merganser, Common Mergus merganser
Merganser, Hooded Lophodytes cucullatus
Merganser, Red-breasted Mergus serrator
Merlin Falco columbarius
Nighthawk, Common Chordeiles minor
Nutcracker, Clark's Nucifraga columbiana
Nuthatch, Red-breasted Sitta canadensis
Nuthatch, White-breasted Sitta carolinensis
Oldsquaw Clangula hyemalis
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus
Owl, Barred Strix varia
Owl, Boreal Aegolius funereus
Owl, Great Gray Strix nebulosa
Owl, Great Horned Bubo virginianus
Owl, Northern Hawk Surnia ulula
Owl, Northern Pygmy Glaucidium gnoma
Owl, Northern Saw-whet Aegolius acadicus
Phalarope, Red-necked Phalaropus lobatus
Phalarope, Wilson's Steganopus tricolor
Phoebe, Eastern Sayornis phoebe
Phoebe, Say's Sayornis saya
Pintail, Northern Anas acuta
Pipit, American Anthus rubescens
Ptarmigan, White-tailed Lagopus leucurus
Ptarmigan, Willow Lagopus lagopus
Raven, Common Corvus corax
Redhead Aythya americana
Redpoll, Common Carduelis flammea
Redpoll, Hoary Carduelis hornemanni
Redstart, American Setophaga ruticilla
Robin, American Turdus migratorius
Rosy-finch, Gray-crowned Leucosticte tephrocotis
Sandpiper, Baird's Calidris bairdii
Sandpiper, Least Calidris minutilla
Sandpiper, Pectoral Calidris melanotos
Sandpiper, Semipalmated Calidris pusilla
Sandpiper, Solitary Tringa solitaria
Sandpiper, Spotted Actitis macularia
Sandpiper, Stilt Micropalama himantopus
Sapsucker, Red-naped Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied Sphyrapicus varius
Scaup, Lesser Aythya affinis
Scoter, Surf Melanitta perspicillata
Scoter, White-winged Melanitta fusca
Shoveler, Northern Anas clypeata
Shrike, Northern Lanius excubitor
Siskin, Pine Carduelis pinus
Snipe, Common Gallinago gallinago
Solitaire, Townsend's Myadestes townsendi
Sora Porzana carolina
Sparrow, Brewer's Spizella breweri
Sparrow, Chipping Spizella passerina
Sparrow, Clay-colored Spizella pallida
Sparrow, Fox Passarella iliaca
Sparrow, Golden-crowned Zonotrichia atricapilla
Sparrow, House Passer domesticus
Sparrow, Le Conte's Ammodramus leconteii
Sparrow, Lincoln's Melospiza lincolnii
Sparrow, Savannah Passerculus sandwichensis
Sparrow, Song Melospiza melodia
Sparrow, Vesper Pooecetes gramineus
Sparrow, White-crowned Zonotrichia leucophrys
Sparrow, White-throated Zonotrichia albicollis
Starling, European Sturnus vulgaris
Swallow, Bank Riparia riparia
Swallow, Barn Hirundo rustica
Swallow, Cliff Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Swallow, Northern Rough Winged Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Swallow, Tree Tachycineta bicolor
Swallow, Violet-green Tachycineta thalassina
Swan, Tundra (Whistling) Cygnus columianus
Swift, Black Cypseloides niger
Tanager, Western Piranga ludoviciana
Teal, Blue-winged Anas discors
Teal, Cinnamon Anas cyanoptera
Teal, Green-winged Anas crecca
Tern, Black Childonias niger
Tern, Common Seterna hirundo
Thrush, Hermit Catharus guttatus
Thrush, Swainson's Catharus ustulatus
Thrush, Varied Ixoreus naevius
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo solitarius
Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo olivaceous
Vireo, Warbling Vireo gilvus
Warbler, Blackpoll Dendroica striata
Warbler, MacGillivray's Oporornis tolmiei
Warbler, Magnolia Dendroica magnolia
Warbler, Orange-crowned Vermivora celata
Warbler, Tennessee Vermivora peregrina
Warbler, Townsend's Dendroica townsendi
Warbler, Wilson's Wilsonia pusilla
Warbler, Yellow Dendroica petechia
Warbler, Yellow-rumped Dendroica coronata
Waterthrush, Northern Seiurus noveboracensis
Waxwing, Bohemian Bombycilla garrulus
Waxwing, Cedar Bombycilla cedrorum
Wigeon, American Anas americana
Woodpecker, Black-backed Picoides arcticus
Woodpecker, Downy Picoides pubescens
Woodpecker, Hairy Picoides villosus
Woodpecker, Lewis's Melanerpes lewis
Woodpecker, Pileated Dryocopus pileatus
Woodpecker, Three-toed Picoides tridactylus
Wood-peewee, Western Contopus sordidulus
Wren, House Troglodytes aedon
Wren, Rock Salpinctes obsoletus
Wren, Winter Troglodytes troglodytes
Yellowlegs, Greater Tringa melanoleuca
Yellowlegs, Lesser Tringa flavipes
Yellowthroat, Common Geothlypis trichas

All Material Ward Cameron 2005