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Official State List

503 species (September 2018)

Species in boldface are MARC review species (see complete Review List) and all reports should be submitted to the MARC. Species taxonomy and scientific names follow AOU (1998) and supplements through 2017.

Common nameStatusScientific name
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Ross’s Goose Chen rossii
Brant Branta bernicla
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Mute SwanICygnus olor
Trumpeter SwanICygnus buccinator
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
American Wigeon Anas americana
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Redhead Aythya americana
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Steller’s Eider Polysticta stelleri
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Labrador DuckECamptorhynchus labradorius
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
Black Scoter Melanitta americana
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Barrow’s Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominicus
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
Ring-necked PheasantIPhasianus colchicus
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
Greater Prairie-ChickeneTympanuchus cupido
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
Rock PigeonIColumba livia
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Eurasian Collared-DoveIStreptopelia decaocto
Passenger PigeonEEctopistes migratorius
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Chuck-will’s-widow Antrostromus carolinensis
Eastern Whip-poor-will Antrostromus vociferus
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Apus sp. Apus sp.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
Allen’s Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin
Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope
Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis
Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
King Rail Rallus elegans
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
Sora Porzana carolina
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
American Coot Fulica americana
Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus
Wilson’s Plover Charadrius wilsonia
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Ruff Calidris pugnax
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis
Sanderling Calidris alba
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Baird’s Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
Wilson’s Snipe Gallinago delicata
American Woodcock Scolopax minor
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Willet Tringa semipalmata
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus
Dovekie Alle alle
Common Murre Uria aalge
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
Razorbill Alca torda
Great AukEPinguinus impennis
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle
Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea
Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini
Bonaparte’s Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
Ross’s Gull Rhodostethia rosea
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
Franklin’s Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris
Mew Gull Larus canus
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
California Gull Larus californicus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Least Tern Sternula antillarum
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Forster’s Tern Sterna forsteri
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
Common Loon Gavia immer
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii
Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana
Bermuda Petrel Pterodroma cahow
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata
Fea’s Petrel Pterodroma feae
Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris diomedea
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna griseus
Greater Shearwater Ardenna gravis
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Audubon’s Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
Barolo Shearwater Puffinus baroli
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina
Leach’s Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Wood Stork Mycteria americana
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Swainson’s Hawk Buteo swainsoni
Zone-tailed Hawk Buteo albonotatus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
Barred Owl Strix varia
Great Gray Owl Strix nebulosa
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Lewis’s Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
American Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides dorsalis
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus
Merlin Falco columbarius
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
Hammond’s Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii
Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis/occidentalis
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Say’s Phoebe Sayornis saya
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Streaked/Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher Myiodynastes maculatus/luteiventris
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
Couch’s Kingbird Tyrannus couchii
Cassin’s Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
Bell’s Vireo Vireo bellii
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Yellow-green Vireo Vireo flavoviridis
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
Common Raven Corvus corax
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
Purple Martin Progne subis
Brown-chested Martin Progne tapera
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonicus
Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
Brown Creeper Certhia americana
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
Bewick’s Wren Thryomanes bewickii
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Townsend’s Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
Bicknell’s Thrush Catharus bicknelli
Swainson’s Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
European StarlingISturnus vulgaris
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens
House SparrowIPasser domesticus
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Sprague’s Pipit Anthus spragueii
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
House Finch Haemarhous mexicanus
Purple Finch Haemarhous purpureus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea
Hoary Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus
Smith’s Longspur Calcarius pictus
McCown’s Longspur Rhynchophanes mccownii
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum
Louisiana Waterthrush Parkesia motacilla
Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora cyanoptera
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
Swainson’s Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii
Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
Lucy’s Warbler Oreothlypis luciae
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
MacGillivray’s Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei
Mourning Warbler Geothlypis philadelphia
Kentucky Warbler Geothlypis formosa
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Kirtland’s Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii
Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea
Northern Parula Setophaga americana
Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
Black-throated Gray Warbler Setophaga nigrescens
Townsend’s Warbler Setophaga townsendi
Hermit Warbler Setophaga occidentalis
Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis
Wilson’s Warbler Cardellina pusilla
Painted Redstart Myioborus pictus
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Cassin’s Sparrow Peucaea cassinii
American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
Brewer’s Sparrow Spizella breweri
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Black-throated Sparrow Amphispiza bilineata
Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Henslow’s Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii
Le Conte’s Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
Nelson’s Sparrow Ammodramus nelsoni
Saltmarsh Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus
Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Lincoln’s Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
Harris’s Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Western Tanager Piranda ludovicianus
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
Dickcissel Spiza americana
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Brewer’s Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Boat-tailed/Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major/mexicanus
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
Bullock’s Oriole Icterus bullockii
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula

(E) Extinct

(e) Extirpated
(I) Introduced
(*) Not yet supported by accepted record

The MARC believes that wild individuals of these species may have occurred in the state. However, a captive origin cannot be discounted.

Common Shelduck
American Flamingo
White-tailed Hawk
Black-billed Magpie
Eurasian Siskin
European Goldfinch
Eurasian Tree Sparrow

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