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Bird list

Canyon Wren

Birds of Zion:

LOONS & GREBES
Common Loon - Gavia immer
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps
Horned Grebe - Podiceps auritus
Eared Grebe - Podiceps nigricollis
Western Grebe - Aechmophorus occidentalis
Clark's Grebe - Aechmophorus clarkii

PELICANS & CORMORANTS
American White Pelican - Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus

HERONS, IBISES & STORKS
American Bittern - Botaurus elntiginousus
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron - Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax
White-faced Ibis - Plegadis chihi
Wood Stork - Mycteria americana

VULTURES
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
California Condor - Gymnogyps californianus

SWANS, GEESE & DUCKS
Tundra Swan - Cygnus columbianus
Snow Goose - Chen caerulescens
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Wood Duck - Aix sponsa
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Northern Pintail - Anas acuta
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors
Cinnamon Teal - Anas cyanoptera
Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata
Gadwall - Anas strepera
American Wigeon - Anas americana
Canvasback - Aythya valisineria
Redhead - Aythya americana
Ring-necked Duck - Aythya collaris
Lesser Scaup - Aythya affinis
Oldsquaw - Clangula hyemalis
Surf Scoter - Melanitta perspicillata
White-winged Scoter - Melanitta fusca
Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula
Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola
Hooded Merganser - Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser - Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser - Mergus serrator
Ruddy Duck - Oxyura jamaicensis

OSPREY, EAGLES, HAWKS & FALCONS
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus
Bald Eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier - Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus
Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk - Accipiter gentilis
Common Black-Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
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
Ferruginous Hawk - Buteo regalis
Rough-legged Hawk - Buteo lagopus
Golden Eagle - Aquoila chrysaetos
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius
Merlin - Falco columbarius
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus
Prairie Falcon - Falco mexicanus

PHEASANTS, GROUSE, TURKEY & QUAIL
Ring-necked Pheasant - Phasianus colchicus
Blue Grouse - Dendragapus obscurus
Wild Turkey - Meleagris gallopavo
Gambel's Quail - Callipepla gambelii

RAILS & CRANES
Virginia Rail - Rallaus limicola
Sora - Porzana carolina
American Coot - Fulica americana
Sandhill Crane - Grus canadensis

SHOREBIRDS
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola
Snowy Plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus
Mountain Plover - Charadrius montanus
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus
American Avocet - Recurvirostra americana
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Solitary Sandpiper - Tringa solitaria
Willet - Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Wandering Tattler - Heteroscelus incanus
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularia
Long-billed Curlew - Numenius americanus
Marbled Godwit - Limosa fedoa
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Western Sandpiper - Calidris mauri
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Baird's Sandpiper - Calidris baridii
Pectoral Sandpiper - Calidris melanotos
Long-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Common Snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Wilson's Phalarope - Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope - Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope - Phalaropus fulicaria

GULLS & TERNS
Franklin's Gull - Larus pipixcan
Bonaparte's Gull - Larus philadelphia
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis
California Gull - Larus californicus
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri
Black Tern - Chlidonias niger

PIGEONS & DOVES
Rock Dove - Columba livia
Band-tailed Pigeon - Columba fasciata
White-winged Dove - Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura
Inca Dove - Columbina inca

CUCKOOS & ROADRUNNERS
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus americanus
Greater Roadrunner - Geococcyx californianus

OWLS
Barn Owl - Tyto alba
Flammulated Owl - Otus flammeolus
Western Screech-Owl - Otus kennicottii
Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus
Northern Pygmy-Owl - Glaucidium gnoma
Spotted Owl - Strix occidentalis
Long-eared Owl - Asio otus
Short-eared Owl - Asio flammeus
Northern Saw-whet Owl - Aegoulius acadicus

GOATSUCKERS
Lesser Nighthawk - Chordeiles acutipennis
Common Nighthawk - Chordeiles minor
Common Poorwill - Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Whip-poor-will - Caprimulgus bociferus

SWIFTS
Black Swift - Cypseloides niger
Vaux's Swift - Chaetura vauxi
White-throated Swift - Aeronautes saxatalis

HUMMINGBIRDS
Broad-billed Hummingbird - Cynatus latirostris
Blue-throated Hummingbird - Lamporins clemenciae
Magnificent Hummingbird - Eugenes fulgens
Black-chinned Hummingbird - Archilochus alexandri
Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae
Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna
Calliope Hummingbird - Stellula calliope
Broad-tailed Hummingbird - Selasphorus platycercus
Rufous Hummingbird - Selasphorus rufus

KINGFISHERS
Belted Kingfisher - Cryle alcyon

WOODPECKERS
Lewis's Woodpecker - Melanerpes lewis
Acorn Woodpecker - Melanerpes formicivorus
Red-naped Sapsucker - Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Williamson's Sapsucker - Sphyrapicus thyroideus
Ladder-backed Woodpecker - Picoides scalaris
Downy Woodpecker - Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker - Picoides villosus
Three-toed Woodpecker - Picoides tridactylus
Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus

FLYCATCHERS
Olive-sided Flycatcher - Contopus cooperi
Western Wood-Pewee - Contopus virens
Willow Flycatcher - Empidonax traillii
Hammond's Flycatcher - Empidonax hammondii
Dusky Flycatcher - Empidonax oberholseri
Gray Flycatcher - Empidonax wrightii
Cordilleran Flycatcher - Empidonax occidentalis
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans
Eastern Phoebe - Sayornis phoebe
Say's Phoebe - Sayornis saya
Vermilion Flycatcher - Pyrocephalus rubinus
Ash-throated Flycatcher - Myiarchus cinerascens
Cassin's Kingbird - Tyrannus vociferans
Western Kingbird - Tyrannus verticalis
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus

SHRIKES
Northern Shrike - Lanius excubitor
Loggerhead Shrike - Lanius ludovicianus

VIREOS
Bell's Vireo - Vireo bellii
Gray Vireo - Vireo vicinior
Plumbeous Vireo - Vireo plumbeus
Warbling Vireo - Vireo gilvus

JAYS & CROWS
Gray Jay - Perisoreus canadensis
Steller's Jay - Cyanocitta stelleri
Western Scrub-Jay - Aphelocoma californica
Pinyon Jay - Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
Clark's Nutcracker - Nucifraga columbiana
Black-billed Magpie - Pica pica
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven - Corvus corax

LARKS
Horned Lark - Eremophila alpestris

SWALLOWS
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor
Violet-green Swallow - Tachycineta thalassina
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow - Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

CHICKADEES, TITMICE & BUSHTITS
Black-capped Chickadee - Poecile atricapillus
Mountain Chickadee - Poecile gambeli
Juniper Titmouse - Baeolophus griseus
Verdin - Auriparus flaviceps
Bushtit - Psaltriparus minimus

NUTHATCHES & CREEPERS
Red-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta canadensis
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis
Pygmy Nuthatch - Sitta pygmaea
Brown Creeper - Certhia americana

WRENS & DIPPERS
Rock Wren - Salpinctes obsoletus
Canyon Wren - Catherpes mexicanus
Bewick's Wren - Thryomanes bewickii
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon
Winter Wren - Troglodytes troglodytes
Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris
American Dipper - Cinclus mexicanus

KINGLETS & GNATCATCHERS
Golden-crowned Kinglet - Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Regulus calendula
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea

THRUSHES
Western Bluebird - Sialia mexicana
Mountain Bluebird - Sialia currucoides
Townsend's Solitaire - Myadestes townsendi
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush - Catharus guttatus
American Robin - Turdus migratorius
Varied Thrush - Ixoreus naevius

MOCKINGBIRDS & THRASHERS
Gray Catbird -Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos
Sage Thrasher - Oreoscoptes montanus
Brown Thrasher - Toxostoma rufum
Crissal Thrasher - Toxostoma redivivum

STARLINGS
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

PIPITS, WAXWINGS & PHAINOPEPLA
American Pipit - Anthus rubescens
Bohemian Waxwing - Bombycilla garrulus
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum
Phainopepla - Phainopepla nitens

WARBLERS
Orange-crowned Warbler - Vermivora peregrina
Nashville Warbler - Vermivora ruficapilla
Virginia's Warbler - Vermivora virginiae
Lucy's Warbler - Vermivora luciae
Yellow Warbler - Dendroica petechia
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Dendroica coronata
Black-throated Gray Warbler - Dendroica nigrescens
Townsend's Warbler - Dendroica townsendi
Hermit Warbler - Dendroica occidentalis
Grace's Warbler - Dendroica graciae
Black-and-white Warbler - Mniotilta varia
American Redstart - Setophaga ruticilla
Ovenbird - Seiurus aurocapillus
Northern Waterthrush - Seiurus noveboracensis
MacGillivray's Warbler - Oporornis tolmiei
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler - Wilsonia citrina
Wilson's Warbler - Wilsonia pusilla
Painted Redstart - Myioborus pictus
Yellow-breasted Chat - Icteria virens

TANAGERS
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra
Western Tanager - Piranga ludoviciana

TOWHEES, SPARROWS & JUNCOS
Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus
Abert's Towhee - Pipilo aberti
Rufous-crowned Sparrow - Aimophila ruficeps
American Tree Sparrow - Spizella arborea
Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina
Brewer's Sparrow - Spizella breweri
Black-chinned Sparrow - Spizella atrogularis
Vesper Sparrow - Pooecetes gramineus
Lark Sparrow - Chondestes grammacus
Black-throated Sparrow - Amphispiza bilineata
Sage Sparrow - Amphispiza belli
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
Fox Sparrow - Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
Lincoln's Sparrow - Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow - Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow - Zonotrichia albicollis
Harris' Sparrow - Zonotrichia querula
Golden-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia atricapilla
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys
Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis
Chestnut-collared Longspur - Calcarius ornatus
Snow Bunting - Plectrophenax nivalis

GROSBEAKS & BUNTINGS
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - Pheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed Grosbeak - Pheucticus melanocephalus
Blue Grosbeak - Guiraca caerulea
Lazuli Bunting - Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea

BLACKBIRDS, MEADOWLARKS & ORIOLES
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Western Meadowlark - Sturnella neglecta
Yellow-headed Blackbird - Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Rusty Blackbird - Euphagus carolinus
Brewer's Blackbird - Euphagus cyanocephalus
Great-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus mexicanus
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Hooded Oriole - Icterus cucullatus
Bullock's Oriole - Icterus bullockii
Scott's Oriole - Icterus parisorum

FINCHES
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Pine Grosbeak -Pinicola enucleator
Cassin's Finch - Carpodacus cassinii
House Finch - Carpodacus mexicanus
Red Crossbill - Loxia curvirostra
Pine Siskin - Carduelis pinus
Lesser Goldfinch -Carduelis psaltria
American Goldfinch - Carduelis tristis
Evening Grosbeak - Coccothraustes vespertinus

WEAVER FINCHES
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

 

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