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Official State List

502 species (January 2017)

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 2012.

Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
Pink-footed GooseAnser brachyrhynchus
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Snow GooseChen caerulescens
Ross’s GooseChen rossii
BrantBranta bernicla
Barnacle GooseBranta leucopsis
Cackling GooseBranta hutchinsii
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Mute SwanICygnus olor
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
Wood DuckAix sponsa
GadwallAnas strepera
Eurasian WigeonAnas penelope
American WigeonAnas americana
American Black DuckAnas rubripes
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged TealAnas discors
Cinnamon TealAnas cyanoptera
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeata
Northern PintailAnas acuta
GarganeyAnas querquedula
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
CanvasbackAythya valisineria
RedheadAythya americana
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Steller’s EiderPolysticta stelleri
King EiderSomateria spectabilis
Common EiderSomateria mollissima
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
Labrador DuckECamptorhynchus labradorius
Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
White-winged ScoterMelanitta fusca
Black ScoterMelanitta americana
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis
BuffleheadBucephala albeola
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
Barrow’s GoldeneyeBucephala islandica
Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
Common MerganserMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
Masked DuckNomonyx dominicus
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Ring-necked PheasantIPhasianus colchicus
Ruffed GrouseBonasa umbellus
Willow PtarmiganLagopus lagopus
Greater Prairie-ChickeneTympanuchus cupido
Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollis
Western GrebeAechmophorus occidentalis
Rock PigeonIColumba livia
Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
European Turtle-DoveStreptopelia turtur
Eurasian Collared-DoveIStreptopelia decaocto
Passenger PigeonEEctopistes migratorius
Common Ground-DoveColumbina passerina
White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Common CuckooCuculus canorus
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmus
Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Chuck-will’s-widowAntrostromus carolinensis
Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostromus vociferus
Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Apus sp.Apus sp.
Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Black-chinned HummingbirdArchilochus alexandri
Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
Allen’s HummingbirdSelasphorus sasin
Calliope HummingbirdSelasphorus calliope
Broad-billed HummingbirdCynanthus latirostris
Yellow RailCoturnicops noveboracensis
Black RailLaterallus jamaicensis
Clapper RailRallus crepitans
King RailRallus elegans
Virginia RailRallus limicola
SoraPorzana carolina
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicus
Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
American CootFulica americana
Sandhill CraneAntigone canadensis
Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellus
Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva
Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosus
Wilson’s PloverCharadrius wilsonia
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Piping PloverCharadrius melodus
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Mountain PloverCharadrius montanus
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
Eskimo CurlewNumenius borealis
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutus
RuffCalidris pugnax
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
Baird’s SandpiperCalidris bairdii
Little StintCalidris minuta
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
Wilson’s SnipeGallinago delicata
American WoodcockScolopax minor
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Gray-tailed TattlerTringa brevipes
Wandering TattlerTringa incana
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
WilletTringa semipalmata
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Wilson’s PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
Great SkuaStercorarius skua
South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormicki
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudus
DovekieAlle alle
Common MurreUria aalge
Thick-billed MurreUria lomvia
RazorbillAlca torda
Great AukEPinguinus impennis
Black GuillemotCepphus grylle
Long-billed MurreletBrachyramphus perdix
Ancient MurreletSynthliboramphus antiquus
Atlantic PuffinFratercula arctica
Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
Ivory GullPagophila eburnea
Sabine’s GullXema sabini
Bonaparte’s GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutus
Ross’s GullRhodostethia rosea
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Franklin’s GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
Black-tailed GullLarus crassirostris
Mew GullLarus canus
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
California GullLarus californicus
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Thayer’s GullLarus thayeri
Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Slaty-backed GullLarus schistisagus
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Least TernSternula antillarum
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Black TernChlidonias niger
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
Forster’s TernSterna forsteri
Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
Elegant TernThalasseus elegans
Black SkimmerRynchops niger
White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus
Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereus
Red-throated LoonGavia stellata
Pacific LoonGavia pacifica
Common LoonGavia immer
Yellow-billed LoonGavia adamsii
Yellow-nosed AlbatrossThalassarche chlororhynchos
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris
Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
Trindade PetrelPterodroma arminjoniana
Bermuda PetrelPterodroma cahow
Black-capped PetrelPterodroma hasitata
Fea’s PetrelPterodroma feae
Cory’s ShearwaterCalonectris diomedea
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseus
Greater ShearwaterArdenna gravis
Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinus
Audubon’s ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieri
Barolo ShearwaterPuffinus baroli
Wilson’s Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-PetrelPelagodroma marina
Leach’s Storm-PetrelOceanodroma leucorhoa
Band-rumped Storm-PetrelOceanodroma castro
Wood StorkMycteria americana
Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens
Masked BoobySula dactylatra
Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Northern GannetMorus bassanus
Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
Least BitternIxobrychus exilis
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Great EgretArdea alba
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Western Reef-HeronEgretta gularis
Snowy EgretEgretta thula
Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
Reddish EgretEgretta rufescens
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Green HeronButorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea
White IbisEudocimus albus
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
White-faced IbisPlegadis chihi
Black VultureCoragyps atratus
Turkey VultureCathartes aura
OspreyPandion haliaetus
Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern HarrierCircus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Cooper’s HawkAccipiter cooperii
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
Swainson’s HawkButeo swainsoni
Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatus
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Barn OwlTyto alba
Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
Snowy OwlBubo scandiacus
Northern Hawk OwlSurnia ulula
Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
Barred OwlStrix varia
Great Gray OwlStrix nebulosa
Long-eared OwlAsio otus
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Boreal OwlAegolius funereus
Northern Saw-whet OwlAegolius acadicus
Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Lewis’s WoodpeckerMelanerpes lewis
Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus
American Three-toed WoodpeckerPicoides dorsalis
Black-backed WoodpeckerPicoides arcticus
Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus
American KestrelFalco sparverius
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinus
MerlinFalco columbarius
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
GyrfalconFalco rusticolus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Monk ParakeetIMyiopsitta monachus
Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorum
Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimus
Hammond’s FlycatcherEmpidonax hammondii
Gray FlycatcherEmpidonax wrightii
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran FlycatcherEmpidonax difficilis/occidentalis
Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Say’s PhoebeSayornis saya
Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
Ash-throated FlycatcherMyiarchus cinerascens
Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
Streaked/Sulphur-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus/luteiventris
Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
Couch’s KingbirdTyrannus couchii
Cassin’s KingbirdTyrannus vociferans
Western KingbirdTyrannus verticalis
Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Scissor-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus forficatus
Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana
Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
Northern ShrikeLanius excubitor
White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
Bell’s VireoVireo bellii
Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
Warbling VireoVireo gilvus
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridis
Gray JayPerisoreus canadensis
Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
Eurasian JackdawCorvus monedula
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Common RavenCorvus corax
Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Purple MartinProgne subis
Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
Violet-green SwallowTachycineta thalassina
Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Cave SwallowPetrochelidon fulva
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillus
Boreal ChickadeePoecile hudsonicus
Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Rock WrenSalpinctes obsoletus
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Bewick’s WrenThryomanes bewickii
Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
Mountain BluebirdSialia currucoides
Townsend’s SolitaireMyadestes townsendi
VeeryCatharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
Bicknell’s ThrushCatharus bicknelli
Swainson’s ThrushCatharus ustulatus
Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
FieldfareTurdus pilaris
American RobinTurdus migratorius
Varied ThrushIxoreus naevius
Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
Sage ThrasherOreoscoptes montanus
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
European StarlingISturnus vulgaris
Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulus
Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
PhainopeplaPhainopepla nitens
House SparrowIPasser domesticus
American PipitAnthus rubescens
Sprague’s PipitAnthus spragueii
Common ChaffinchFringilla coelebs
BramblingFringilla montifringilla
Pine GrosbeakPinicola enucleator
House FinchHaemarhous mexicanus
Purple FinchHaemarhous purpureus
Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostra
White-winged CrossbillLoxia leucoptera
Common RedpollAcanthis flammea
Hoary RedpollAcanthis hornemanni
Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
Evening GrosbeakCoccothraustes vespertinus
Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
Chestnut-collared LongspurCalcarius ornatus
Smith’s LongspurCalcarius pictus
McCown’s LongspurRhynchophanes mccownii
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
Blue-winged WarblerVermivora cyanoptera
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
Swainson’s WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
Tennessee WarblerOreothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned WarblerOreothlypis celata
Lucy’s WarblerOreothlypis luciae
Nashville WarblerOreothlypis ruficapilla
Connecticut WarblerOporornis agilis
MacGillivray’s WarblerGeothlypis tolmiei
Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphia
Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosa
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Kirtland’s WarblerSetophaga kirtlandii
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
Cerulean WarblerSetophaga cerulea
Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fusca
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
Black-throated Gray WarblerSetophaga nigrescens
Townsend’s WarblerSetophaga townsendi
Hermit WarblerSetophaga occidentalis
Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
Wilson’s WarblerCardellina pusilla
Painted RedstartMyioborus pictus
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Green-tailed TowheePipilo chlorurus
Spotted TowheePipilo maculatus
Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
Cassin’s SparrowPeucaea cassinii
American Tree SparrowSpizelloides arborea
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
Clay-colored SparrowSpizella pallida
Brewer’s SparrowSpizella breweri
Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
Black-throated SparrowAmphispiza bilineata
Lark BuntingCalamospiza melanocorys
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
Henslow’s SparrowAmmodramus henslowii
Le Conte’s SparrowAmmodramus leconteii
Nelson’s SparrowAmmodramus nelsoni
Saltmarsh SparrowAmmodramus caudacutus
Seaside SparrowAmmodramus maritimus
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
Lincoln’s SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
Harris’s SparrowZonotrichia querula
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
Golden-crowned SparrowZonotrichia atricapilla
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
Western TanagerPiranda ludovicianus
Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalus
Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
Lazuli BuntingPasserina amoena
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
Painted BuntingPasserina ciris
DickcisselSpiza americana
BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
Brewer’s BlackbirdEuphagus cyanocephalus
Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Boat-tailed/Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus major/mexicanus
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
Bullock’s OrioleIcterus bullockii
Baltimore OrioleIcterus 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.

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