Bird Species List

Bird Species List for Everglades National Park¹
E = Federally Endangered
T = Federally Threatened
I = Invasive/Exotic
U = Unknown

† = Extinct

 

Common Name

Scientific Name

Status

Order Anseriformes (Swans, Geese, & Ducks)

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna autumnalis

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor

Snow Goose

Chen caerulescens

Brant

Branta bernicla

Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Egyptian Goose

Alopochen aegyptiaca

I

Muscovy Duck

Cairina moschata

I

Wood Duck

Aix sponsa

Blue-winged Teal

Spatula discors

Cinnamon Teal

Spatula cyanoptera

Northern Shoveler

Spatula clypeata

Gadwall

Mareca strepera

Eurasian Wigeon

Mareca penelope

American Wigeon

Mareca americana

Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos

American Black Duck

Anas rubripes

Mottled Duck

Anas fulvigula

White-cheeked Pintail

Anas bahamensis

Northern Pintail

Anas acuta

Green-winged Teal

Anas crecca

Canvasback

Aythya valisineria

Redhead

Aythya americana

Ring-necked Duck

Aythya collaris

Greater Scaup

Aythya marila

Lesser Scaup

Aythya affinis

Common Eider

Somateria mollissima

Surf Scoter

Melanitta perspicillata

White-winged Scoter

Melanitta deglandi

Black Scoter

Melanitta nigra

Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis

Bufflehead

Bucephala albeola

Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus

Red-breasted Merganser

Mergus serrator

Masked Duck

Nomonyx dominicus

Ruddy Duck

Oxyura jamaicensis

Order Galliformes (Gallinaceous Birds)

Northern Bobwhite

Colinus virginianus

Wild Turkey

Meleagris gallopavo

Indian Peafowl

Pavo cristatus

I

Order Phoenicopteriformes (Flamingos)

American Flamingo

Phoenicopterus ruber

Order Podicipediformes (Grebes)

Pied-billed Grebe

Podilymbus podiceps

Horned Grebe

Podiceps auritus

Red-necked Grebe

Podiceps grisegena

Eared Grebe

Podiceps nigricollis

Order Columbiformes (Pigeons & Doves)

Rock Pigeon

Columba livia

I

White-crowned Pigeon

Patagioenas leucocephala

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Streptopelia decaocto

I

Common Ground Dove

Columbina passerina

Key West Quail-Dove

Geotrygon chrysia

White-winged Dove

Zenaida asiatica

I

Zenaida Dove

Zenaida aurita

Mourning Dove

Zenaida macroura

Order Cuculiformes (Cuckoos and Anis)

Smooth-billed Ani

Crotophaga ani

Groove-billed Ani

Crotophaga sulcirostris

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus

Mangrove Cuckoo

Coccyzus minor

Black-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus erythrophthalmus

Order Caprimulgiformes (Goatsuckers)

Lesser Nighthawk

Chordeiles acutipennis

Common Nighthawk

Chordeiles minor

Antillean Nighthawk

Chordeiles gundlachii

Chuck-will's-widow

Antrostomus carolinensis

Eastern Whip-poor-will

Antrostomus vociferus

Order Apodiformes (Swifts and Hummingbirds)

Chimney Swift

Chaetura pelagica

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Archilochus colubris

Rufous Hummingbird

Selasphorus rufus

Order Gruiformes (Cranes, Rails, & Limpkins)

Clapper Rail

Rallus crepitans

King Rail

Rallus elegans

Virginia Rail

Rallus limicola

Sora

Porzana carolina

Common Gallinule

Galinula galeata

American Coot

Fulica americana

Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinicus

Gray-headed Swamphen

Porphyrio porphyrio

I

Yellow Rail

Coturnicops noveboracensis

Black Rail

Laterallus jamaicensis

Limpkin

Aramus guarauna

Sandhill Crane

Antigone canadensis

Order Charadriiformes (Shorebirds, Gulls, & Terns)

Black-necked Stilt

Himantopus mexicanus

American Avocet

Recurvirostra americana

American Oystercatcher

Haematopus palliatus

Black-bellied Plover

Pluvialis squatarola

American Golden-Plover

Pluvialis dominica

Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Semipalmated Plover

Charadrius semipalmatus

Piping Plover

Charadrius melodus

T

Wilson's Plover

Charadrius wilsonia

Snowy Plover

Charadrius nivosus

Upland Sandpiper

Bartramia longicauda

Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Long-billed Curlew

Numenius americanus

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Hudsonian Godwit

Limosa haemastica

Marbled Godwit

Limosa fedoa

Ruddy Turnstone

Arenaria interpres

Red Knot

Calidris canutus

Ruff

Calidris pugnax

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Calidris acuminata

Stilt Sandpiper

Calidris himantopus

Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Baird's Sandpiper

Calidris bairdii

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

American Woodcock

Scolopax minor

Wilson's Snipe

Gallinago delicata

Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius

Solitary Sandpiper

Tringa solitaria

Lesser Yellowlegs

Tringa flavipes

Willet

Tringa semipalmata

Greater Yellowlegs

Tringa melanoleuca

Wilson's Phalarope

Phalaropus tricolor

Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatus

Pomarine Jaeger

Stercorarius pomarinus

Parasitic Jaeger

Stercorarius parasiticus

Bonaparte's Gull

Chroicocephalus philadelphia

Laughing Gull

Leucophaeus atricilla

Franklin's Gull

Leucophaeus pipixcan

Ring-billed Gull

Larus delawarensis

Herring Gull

Larus argentatus

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus

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

Roseate Tern

Sterna dougalli

T

Common Tern

Sterna hirundo

Forster's Tern

Sterna forsteri

Royal Tern

Thalasseus maximus

Sandwich Tern

Thalasseus sandvicensis

Black Skimmer

Rynchops niger

Order Gaviiformes (Loons)

Red-throated Loon

Gavia stellata

Common Loon

Gavia immer

Order Procellariiformes (Shearwaters & Petrels)

Wilson's Storm-Petrel

Oceanites oceanicus

Leach's Storm-Petrel

Hydrobates leucorhous

Sooty Shearwater

Ardenna grisea

Great Shearwater

Ardenna gravis

Audubon's Shearwater

Puffinus lherminieri

Order Ciconiiformes (Storks)

Wood Stork

Mycteria americana

T

Order Suliformes (Boobies, Gannets, Cormorants & Anhingas)

Magnificent Frigatebird

Fregata magnificens

Brown Booby

Sula leucogaster

Northern Gannet

Morus bassanus

Anhinga

Anhinga anhinga

Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus

Neotropic Cormorant

Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Order Pelicaniformes (Pelicans, Bitterns, Herons, Ibis, & Spoonbills)

American White Pelican

Pelecanus erythrorhnchos

Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis

American Bittern

Botaurus lentiginosus

Least Bittern

Ixobrychus exilis

Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

Great White Heron

Ardea herodias occidentalis

Great Egret

Ardea alba

Snowy Egret

Egretta thula

Little Blue Heron

Egretta caerulea

Tricolored Heron

Egretta tricolor

Reddish Egret

Egretta rufescens

Cattle Egret

Bulbulcus ibis

Green Heron

Butorides virescens

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Nyctanassa violacea

White Ibis

Eudocimus albus

Scarlet Ibis

Eudocimus ruber

Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus

White-faced Ibis

Plegadis chihi

Roseate Spoonbill

Ajaia ajaja

Order Cathartiformes (New World Vultures)

Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus

Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura

Order Accipitriformes (Osprey, Hawks & Eagles)

Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

White-tailed Kite

Elanus leucurus

Swallow-tailed Kite

Elanoides forficatus

Golden Eagle

Aquila chrysaetos

Northern Harrier

Circus hudsonius

Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Accipiter striatus

Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Mississippi Kite

Ictinia mississippiensis

Snail Kite

Rostrhamus sociabilis

E

Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus

Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo platypterus

Short-tailed Hawk

Buteo brachyurus

Swainson's Hawk

Buteo swainsoni

Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo lagopus

Order Strigiformes (Owls)

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Eastern Screech-Owl

Megascops asio

Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus

Burrowing Owl

Athene cunicularia

Barred Owl

Strix varia

Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus

Order Coraciiformes (Kingfishers)

Belted Kingfisher

Megaceryle alcyon

Order Piciformes (Woodpeckers & Allies)

Red-headed Woodpecker

Melanerpes erythrocephalus

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Sphyrapicus varius

Downy Woodpecker

Dryobates pubescens

Red-cockaded Woodpecker

Dryobates borealis

E

Hairy Woodpecker

Dryobates villosus

Northern Flicker

Colaptes auratus

Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Ivory-billed Woodpecker

Campephilus principalis

Order Falconiformes (Falcons)

Crested Caracara

Caracara cheriway

American Kestrel

Falco sparverius

Merlin

Falco columbarius

Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

Arctic Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus tundrius

T

Order Psittaciformes (Parrots & Parakeets)

Budgerigar

Melopsittacus undulatus

I

Monk Parakeet

Myiopsitta monachus

I

Carolina Parakeet

Conuropsis carolinensis

Yellow-chevroned Parakeet

Brotogeris chiriri

I

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Psittacula krameri

I

Order Passeriformes (Passerines)

Family Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)

Great Crested Flycatcher

Myiarchus crinitus

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Myiarchus tyrannulus

La Sagra’s Flycatcher

Myiarchus sagrae

Tropical Kingbird

Tyrannus melancholicus

Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

Eastern Kingbird

Tyrannus tyrannus

Gray Kingbird

Tyrannus dominicensis

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus forficatus

Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus savana

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Contopus virens

Cuban Pewee

Contopus caribaeus

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Empidonax flaviventris

Acadian Flycatcher

Empidonax virescens

Alder Flycatcher

Empidonax alnorum

Willow Flycatcher

Empidonax traillii

Least Flycatcher

Empidonax minimus

Eastern Phoebe

Sayornis phoebe

Say's Phoebe

Sayornis saya

Vermilion Flycatcher

Pyrocephalus rubinus

Family Lanidae (Shrikes)

Loggerhead Shrike

Lanius ludovicianus

Family Vireonidae (Vireonidae)

White-eyed Vireo

Vireo griseus

Thick-billed Vireo

Vireo crassirostris

Bell's Vireo

Vireo bellii

Yellow-throated Vireo

Vireo flavifrons

Blue-headed Vireo

Vireo solitarius

Philadelphia Vireo

Vireo philadelphicus

Red-eyed Vireo

Vireo olivaceus

Black-whiskered Vireo

Vireo altiloquus

Family Corvidae (Jays & Crows)

Blue Jay

Cyanocitta cristata

American Crow

Corvus brachyrhynchos

Fish Crow

Corvus ossifragus

Family Alaudidae (Larks)

Horned Lark

Eremophila alpestris

Family Hirundinidae (Swallows)

Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia

Tree Swallow

Tachycineta bicolor

Bahama Swallow

Tachycineta cyaneoviridis

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Purple Martin

Progne subis

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Cliff Swallow

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Cave Swallow

Petrochelidon fulva

Family Paridae (Chickadees & Titmice)

Tufted Titmouse

Baeolophus bicolor

Family Sittidae (Nuthatches)

Brown-headed Nuthatch

Sitta pusilla

Family Troglodytidae (Wrens)

House Wren

Troglodytes aedon

Marsh Wren

Cistothorus palustris

Sedge Wren

Cistothorus platensis

Carolina Wren

Thryothorus ludovicianus

Family Polyptilidae (Gnatcatchers)

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea

Family Regulidae (Kinglets)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Regulus calendula

Family Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers)

Northern Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe

Family Turdidae (Thrushes)

Eastern Bluebird

Sialia sialis

Mountain Bluebird

Sialia currucoides

Veery

Catharus fuscescens

Gray-cheeked Thrush

Catharus minimus

Swainson's Thrush

Catharus ustulatus

Hermit Thrush

Catharus guttatus

Wood Thrush

Hylocichla mustelina

American Robin

Turdus migratorius

Family Mimidae (Mockingbirds & Thrashers)

Gray Catbird

Dumetella carolinensis

Brown Thrasher

Taxostoma rufum

Bahama Mockingbird

Mimus gundlachii

Northern Mockingbird

Mimus polyglottos

Family Sturnidae (Starlings & Mynas)

Common Hill Myna

Gracula religiosa

I

European Starling

Sturnus vulgaris

I

Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis

I

Family Bombicyllidae (Waxwings)

Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

Family Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

I

Family Motacillidae (Pipits)

American Pipit

Anthus rubescens

Family Fringillidae (True Finches)

House Finch

Haemorhous mexicanus

Pine Siskin

Spinus pinus

American Goldfinch

Spinus tristis

Family Calcariidae (Longspurs)

Lapland Longspur

Calcarius lapponicus

Family Passerellidae (New World Sparrows)

Bachman's Sparrow

Peucaea aestivalis

Grasshopper Sparrow

Ammodramus savannarum

Lark Sparrow

Chondestes grammacus

Lark Bunting

Calamospiza melanocorys

Chipping Sparrow

Spizella passerina

Clay-colored Sparrow

Spizella pallida

Field Sparrow

Spizella pusilla

Dark-eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis

White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

White-throated Sparrow

Zonotrichia albicollis

Vesper Sparrow

Pooecetes gramineus

LeConte's Sparrow

Ammospiza leconteii

Seaside Sparrow

Ammospiza maritima

Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow

Ammospiza maritima mirabilis

E

Nelson's Sparrow

Ammospiza nelsoni

Saltmarsh Sparrow

Ammospiza caudacuta

Savannah Sparrow

Passerculus sandwichensis

Song Sparrow

Melospiza melodia

Lincoln's Sparrow

Melospiza lincolnii

Swamp Sparrow

Melospiza georgiana

Eastern Towhee

Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Family Spindalidae (Spindalises)

Western Spindalis

Spindalis zena

Family Icteriidae (Yellow-breasted Chat)

Yellow-breasted Chat

Icteria virens

Family Icteridae (Blackbirds & Orioles)

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Bobolink

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Eastern Meadowlark

Sturnella magna

Orchard Oriole

Icterus spurius

Bullock's Oriole

Icterus bullockii

Spot-breasted Oriole

Icterus pectoralis

Baltimore Oriole

Icterus galbula

Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Shiny Cowbird

Molothrus bonariensis

Bronzed Cowbird

Molothrus aeneus

Brown-headed Cowbird

Molothrus ater

Rusty Blackbird

Euphagus carolinus

Brewer's Blackbird

Euphagus cyanocephalus

Common Grackle

Quiscalus quiscula

Boat-tailed Grackle

Quiscalus major

Family Parulidae (Wood Warblers)

Ovenbird

Seiurus aurocapilla

Worm-eating Warbler

Helmitheros vermivorus

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

Leiothlypis peregrina

Orange-crowned Warbler

Leiothlypis celata

Nashville Warbler

Leiothlypis ruficapilla

Connecticut Warbler

Oporornis agilis

Mourning Warbler

Geothlypis philadelphia

Kentucky Warbler

Geothlypis formosa

Common Yellowthroat

Geothlypis trichas

Hooded Warbler

Setophaga citrina

American Redstart

Setophaga ruticilla

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

Black-throated Green Warbler

Setophaga virens

Canada Warbler

Cardellina canadensis

Wilson's Warbler

Cardellina pusilla

Family Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators and Allies)

Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra

Scarlet Tanager

Piranga olivacea

Western Tanager

Piranga ludoviciana

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

Family Thraupidae (True Tanagers and Allies)

Bananquit

Coereba flaveola

Yellow-faced Grassquit

Tiaris olivaceus

Black-faced Grassquit

Melanospiza bicolor

 

¹Bass, O. & Cunningham, R. (2006) Everglades National Park Bird Checklist. Miami: Everglades Association.

²National Park Service. (1997) Threatened & Endangered Species of South Florida's National Parks. Miami: Everglades Association.

Last updated: August 17, 2021

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