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Rare Bird List
« : December 18, 2007, 07:27:47 AM »
Which Birds Qualify for an RBA?

The topic area "Rare Bird Alerts" should be used to report species that are either accidental (species for which there are accepted records in no more than two of the past ten years), casual (species for which there are accepted records in three to seven of the past ten years) or unrecorded in Illinois. To make it easier to determine what species warrant an RBA, I have copied the Illinois List below, and highlighted the species that are "stop press". Of course, anything NOT on the list would warrant an RBA also.

The main reason for being so specific is that many people subscribe to the RBA topic area, and when a post is made there it sends them notification that a rare bird has been reported.

Order Anseriformes

Family Anatidae: Whistling-Ducks, Swans, Geese and Ducks
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) (spec) Accidental
Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) (photo) Accidental

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (spec) Regular
Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) (spec.) Regular / b (cross-breeding)
Ross's Goose (Chen rossii) (spec) Regular
Brant (Branta bernicla) (spec) Casual
Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) (spec) Regular
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) (spec) Regular / B
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B
Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (spec) Extirpated (reintroduced, established) / (b)
Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) (spec) Regular
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) (spec) Regular / B
Gadwall (Anas strepera) (spec) Regular / b
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope) (spec) Casual
American Wigeon (Anas americana) (spec) Regular
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes) (spec) Regular / b
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) (spec) Regular / B
Mottled Duck (Anas fulvigula) (photo) Accidental
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) (spec) Regular / B
Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera) (photo) Regular
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) (spec) Regular / b
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) (spec) Regular / b
Garganey (Anas querquedula) (doc) Accidental
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) (spec) Regular / b
Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) (spec) Regular / b (NE)
Redhead (Aythya americana) (spec) Regular / b
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) (spec) Regular
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (doc) Accidental
Greater Scaup (Aythya marila) (spec) Regular
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) (spec) Regular / b
King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) (spec) Casual
Common Eider (Somateria mollissima) (photo) Accidental
Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (photo) Regular
Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) (spec) Regular
White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca) (spec) Regular
Black Scoter (Melanitta nigra) (spec) Regular
Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (spec) Regular
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) (spec) Regular
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) (spec) Regular
Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (spec) Casual
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (spec) Regular / B
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) (spec) Regular
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (spec) Regular / b (NE)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) (spec) Regular / B
Order Galliformes

Family Phasianidae: Partridges, Pheasants, Grouse, Ptarmigans and Turkeys
Gray Partridge (Perdix perdix) (spec) Regular (N, introduced) / B
Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B
Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) (spec) Casual (NW) / (B) 1
Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) (spec) Extirpated / (b) (N)
Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) (spec) Regular (SE, local) / B (endangered) 2
Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) (spec) Regular / B 3

Family Odontophoridae: New World Quails
Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) (spec) Regular / B
Order Gaviiformes

Family Gaviidae: Loons
Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) (spec) Regular
Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica) (photo) Regular
Common Loon (Gavia immer) (spec) Regular / (b) (N)
Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii) (spec) Accidental

Order Podicipediformes

Family Podicipedidae: Grebes
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (spec) Regular / (b)
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (spec) Regular
Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) (spec) Regular / b (NE)
Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) (spec) Regular
Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkii) (doc) Accidental

Order Pelecaniformes

Family Sulidae: Boobies
Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) (doc) Accidental

Family Pelecanidae: Pelicans
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (spec) Regular
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) (spec) Accidental

Family Phalacrocoracidae: Cormorants
Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (spec) Casual
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)

Family Anhingidae: Anhingas
Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) (photo) Casual

Family Fregatidae: Frigatebirds
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) (doc) Accidental

Order Ciconiiformes

Family Ardeidae: Bitterns, Herons and Egrets
American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) (spec) Regular / b (endangered)
Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) (spec) Regular / B
Great Egret (Ardea alba) (spec) Regular / B
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) (photo) Regular
Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (photo) Accidental
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) (spec) Regular / B
Green Heron (Butorides virescens) (spec) Regular / B
Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)

Family Threskiornithidae: Ibises and Spoonbills
White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) (spec) Casual
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) (photo) Regular
White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) (photo) Regular
Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) (photo) Accidental

Family Ciconiidae: Storks
Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) (spec) Accidental

Family Cathartidae: American Vultures
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) (photo) Regular / B (S) (local)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) (spec) Regular / B

Order Falconiformes

Family Accipitridae: Ospreys, Kites, Eagles, Harriers and Hawks
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (spec) Regular / b (local) (endangered)
Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) (spec) Accidental / (b)
White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (doc) Accidental
Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississippiensis) (spec) Regular / B (S, local) (endangered)
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) (spec) Regular / b (endangered)
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) (spec) Regular / B
Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) (spec) Regular
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) (spec) Regular / B (threateneded)
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus) (spec) Regular / B
Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) (spec) Regular / B (NE, local) (endangered)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) (spec) Regular / B
Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (spec) Accidental
Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus) (spec) Regular
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) (spec) Regular

Family Falconidae: Falcons
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) (spec) Regular / B
Merlin (Falco columbarius) (spec) Regular
Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) (spec) Casual
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) (spec) Regular / B (endangered) 4
Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) (spec) Regular

Order Gruiformes

Family Rallidae: Rails, Gallinules and Coots
Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis) (spec) Regular / (b) (N)
Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis) (spec) Regular / b (endangered)
King Rail (Rallus elegans) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) (spec) Regular / B
Sora (Porzana carolina) (spec) Regular / B
Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) (spec) Casual / b (S)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)
American Coot (Fulica americana) (spec) Regular / B

Family Gruidae: Cranes
Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)
Whooping Crane (Grus americana) (spec) Accidental

Order Charadriiformes

Family Charadriidae: Plovers
Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) (spec) Regular
American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominicus) (spec) Regular
Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) (photo) Accidental
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) (spec) Regular
Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) (spec) Regular / b (endangered)
Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia) (spec) Accidental
Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (photo) Accidental
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) (spec) Regular / B

Family Recurvirostridae: Stilts and Avocets
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (spec) Regular / b
American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) (spec) Regular

Family Scolopacidae: Sandpipers, Curlews, Godwits, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Snipes, Woodcocks and Phalaropes
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) (spec) Regular / B
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (spec) Regular
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) (spec) Regular
Willet (Tringa semipalmata) (spec) Regular
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) (spec) Regular
Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis) (spec) Extinct
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) (spec) Regular
Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus) (spec) Accidental / (b)
Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) (spec) Regular
Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) (spec) Regular
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) (spec) Regular
Wandering Tattler (Heteroscelus incanus) (photo) Accidental
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) (spec) Regular
Sanderling (Calidris alba) (spec) Regular
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) (spec) Regular
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) (spec) Regular
Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) (spec) Regular
White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) (spec) Regular
Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) (spec) Regular
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) (spec) Regular
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata) (photo) Accidental
Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) (spec) Regular
Dunlin (Calidris alpina) (spec) Regular
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (photo) Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus) (spec) Regular
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) (spec) Regular
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) (photo) Casual
Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus) (spec) Regular
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) (spec) Regular
Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata) (spec) Regular / B
American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) (spec) Regular / B
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor) (spec) Regular / b (NE) (endangered)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) (spec) Regular
Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) (spec) Regular

Family Laridae: Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla) (spec) Regular
Franklin's Gull (Larus pipixcan) (spec) Regular
Little Gull (Larus minutus) (photo) Regular
Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus) (photo) Accidental
Bonaparte's Gull (Larus philadelphia) (spec) Regular
Black-tailed Gull (Larus crassirostris) (photo) Accidental
Mew Gull (Larus canus) (photo) Casual
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) (spec) Regular / B
California Gull (Larus californicus) (photo) Regular
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) (spec) Regular / B
Thayer's Gull (Larus thayeri) (spec) Regular
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) (photo) Regular
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (photo) Regular
Slaty-backed Gull (Larus schistisagus) (photo) Accidental
Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) (spec) Accidental
Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens) (photo) Accidental
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (spec) Regular
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) (spec) Regular
Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini) (spec) Regular
Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (spec) Regular
Ross's Gull (Rhodostethia rosea) (photo) Accidental
Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea) (photo) Accidental
Sooty Tern (Onychoprion fuscatus) (doc) Accidental

Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex) (doc) Accidental
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) (photo) Accidental

Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) (spec) Regular
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) (photo) Casual
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (photo) Accidental
Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) (doc) Accidental
Black Skimmer (Rhynchops niger) (photo) Accidental

Family Stercorariidae: Jaegers and Skuas
Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus) (photo) Regular 5
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus) (spec) Regular 5
Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus) (photo) Casual 5

Family Alcidae: Alcids
Dovekie (Alle alle) (doc) Accidental
Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) (spec) Accidental

Order Columbiformes

Family Columbidae: Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B
Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) (photo) Accidental
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B 6
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) (photo) Casual
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) (spec) Regular / B
Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) (spec) Extinct / (B)
Inca Dove (Columbina inca) (photo) Accidental
Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina) (spec) Accidental

Order Psittaciformes

Family Psittacidae: Parakeets and Parrots
Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B
Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) (spec) Extinct / (B)

Order Cuculiformes

Family Cuculidae: Cuckoos and Anis
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) (spec) Regular / B
Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) (spec) Regular / B
Groove-billed Ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris) (spec) Accidental

Order Strigiformes

Family Tytonidae: Barn Owls
Barn Owl (Tyto alba) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)

Family Strigidae: Typical Owls
Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio) (spec) Regular / B
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) (spec) Regular / B
Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (spec) Regular
Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) (spec) Accidental
Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) (spec) Casual

Barred Owl (Strix varia) (spec) Regular / B
Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) (spec) Regular / b
Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) (spec) Accidental
Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) (spec) Regular / b

Order Caprimulgiformes

Family Caprimulgidae: Goatsuckers
Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) (spec) Regular / B
Chuck-will's-widow (Caprimulgus carolinensis) (spec) Regular / B
Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus) (spec) Regular / B

Order Apodiformes

Family Apodidae: Swifts
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) (spec) Regular / B

Family Trochilidae: Hummingbirds
Green Viotear (Colibri thalassinus) (photo) Accidental
Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris) (spec) Accidental 7
Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) (photo) Accidental
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) (spec) Regular / B
Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (spec) Casual
Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin) (spec) Accidental 8

Order Coraciiformes

Family Alcedinidae: Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon) (spec) Regular / B

Order Piciformes

Family Picidae: Woodpeckers
Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (spec) Regular / B
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) (spec) Regular / B
Williamson's Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus thyroideus) (doc) Accidental
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (spec) Regular / b
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) (spec) Regular / B
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) (spec) Regular / B
Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) (photo) Accidental
Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) (spec) Accidental

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) (spec) Regular / B
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) (spec) Regular / B

Order Passeriformes

Family Tyrannidae: Tyrant Flycatchers
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi) (spec) Regular
Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens) (spec) Regular / B
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris) (spec) Regular
Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) (spec) Regular / B
Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum) (spec) Regular
Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii) (spec) Regular / B
Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus) (spec) Regular / B
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) (spec) Regular / B
Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) (photo) Accidental
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (photo) Casual
Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) (spec) Accidental

Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) (spec) Regular / B
Tropical/Couch's Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus/couchi) (photo) Accidental
Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) (spec) Regular / b (local)
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) (spec) Regular / B
Gray Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis) (photo) Accidental
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) (photo) Regular / b
Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana) (photo) Accidental

Family Laniidae: Shrikes
Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)
Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) (spec) Regular

Family Vireonidae: Vireos
White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) (spec) Regular / B
Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii) (spec) Regular / B
Yellow-throated Vireo (Vireo flavifrons) (spec) Regular / B
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius) (spec) Regular / b
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) (spec) Regular / B
Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus) (spec) Regular
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (spec) Regular / B

Family Corvidae: Jays, Nutcrackers, Magpies and Crows
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) (spec) Regular / B
Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica) (photo) Accidental
Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) (spec) Accidental
Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) (spec) Accidental

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) (spec) Regular / B
Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus) (spec) Regular / B (S)
Common Raven (Corvus corax) (spec) Accidental / (B)

Family Alaudidae: Larks
Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) (spec) Regular / B

Family Hirundinidae: Swallows
Purple Martin (Progne subis) (spec) Regular / B
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) (spec) Regular / B
Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) (photo) Accidental / b (cross-breeding)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) (spec) Regular / B
Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) (spec) Regular / B
Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) (spec) Regular / B
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) (spec) Regular / B

Family Paridae: Chickadees and Titmice
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis) (spec) Regular / B
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) (spec) Regular / B
Boreal Chickadee (Poecile hudsonica) (spec) Accidental
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) (spec) Regular / B

Family Sittidae: Nuthatches
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis) (spec) Regular / b (N)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) (spec) Regular / B
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) (photo) Accidental

Family Certhiidae: Creepers
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) (spec) Regular / B (threatened)

Family Troglodytidae: Wrens
Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) (spec) Casual
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) (spec) Regular / B
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) (spec) Regular / B
Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) (spec) Regular
Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis) (spec) Regular / B
Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris) (spec) Regular / B

Family Regulidae: Kinglets
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) (spec) Regular / b (N)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) (spec) Regular

Family Sylviidae: Old World Warblers, Gnatcatchers
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) (spec) Regular / B

Family Turdidae: Wheatears, Bluebirds, Solitaires and Thrushes
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) (photo) Accidental
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) (spec) Regular / B
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) (photo) Accidental
Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) (spec) Casual
Veery (Catharus fuscescens) (spec) Regular / B
Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus) (spec) Regular
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus) (spec) Regular
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (spec) Regular
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) (spec) Regular / B
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) (spec) Regular / B
Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius) (spec) Regular

Family Mimidae: Catbirds, Mockingbirds and Thrashers
Back to Top Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (spec) Regular / B
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (spec) Regular / B
Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (photo) Accidental
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) (spec) Regular / B
Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre) (photo) Accidental

Family Sturnidae: Starlings
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B

Family Motacillidae: Pipits
American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) (spec) Regular
Sprague's Pipit (Anthus spragueii) (spec) Accidental

Family Bombycillidae: Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) (spec) Casual
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) (spec) Regular / B

Family Parulidae: American Wood Warblers
Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus) (spec) Regular / B
Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) (spec) Regular / b (N)
Tennessee Warbler (Vermivora peregrina) (spec) Regular
Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata) (spec) Regular
Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla) (spec) Regular / b
Northern Parula (Parula americana) (spec) Regular / B
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia) (spec) Regular / B
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pensylvanica) (spec) Regular / B
Magnolia Warbler (Dendroica magnolia) (spec) Regular
Cape May Warbler (Dendroica tigrina) (spec) Regular
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Dendroica caerulescens) (spec) Regular
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) (spec) Regular
Black-throated Gray Warbler (Dendroica nigrescens) (phot) Accidental
Black-throated Green Warbler (Dendroica virens) (spec) Regular / b
Townsend's Warbler (Dendroica townsendi) (photo) Accidental
Hermit Warbler (Dendroica occidentalis) (photo) Accidental

Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca) (spec) Regular
Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica) (spec) Regular / B
Grace's Warbler (Dendroica graciae) (photo) Accidental / B
Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus) (spec) Regular / B
Kirtland's Warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii) (spec) Accidental
Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor) (spec) Regular / B
Palm Warbler (Dendroica palmarum) (spec) Regular
Bay-breasted Warbler (Dendroica castanea) (spec) Regular
Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata) (spec) Regular
Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea) (spec) Regular / B
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) (spec) Regular / B
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (spec) Regular / B
Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) (spec) Regular / B
Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus) (spec) Regular / B
Swainson's Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii) (spec) Regular / b (S) (endangered) 9
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) (spec) Regular / B
Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis) (spec) Regular
Louisiana Waterthrush (Seiurus motacilla) (spec) Regular / B
Kentucky Warbler (Oporornis formosus) (spec) Regular / B
Connecticut Warbler (Oporornis agilis) (spec) Regular
Mourning Warbler (Oporornis philadelphia) (spec) Regular / b
MacGillivray's Warbler (Oporornis tolmiei) (spec) Accidental
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) (spec) Regular / B
Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) (spec) Regular / B
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla) (spec) Regular
Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis) (spec) Regular / b
Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (spec) Regular / B

Family Thraupidae: Tanagers
Hepatic Tanager (Piranga flava) (photo) Accidental
Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (spec) Regular / B
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) (spec) Regular / B
Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) (spec) Casual

Family Emberizidae: Towhees, Sparrows, Juncos, Longspurs and Old World Buntings
Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (photo) Accidental
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) (photo) Regular
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) (spec) Regular / B
Cassin's Sparrow (Aimophila cassinii) (photo) Accidental
Bachman's Sparrow (Aimophila aestivalis) (spec) Accidental / (b)

American Tree Sparrow (Spizella arborea) (spec) Regular
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (spec) Regular / B
Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (spec) Regular / b (N, local)
Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) (spec) Accidental
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla) (spec) Regular / B
Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) (spec) Regular / B
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) (spec) Regular / B
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (photo) Accidental
Lark Bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys) (spec) Casual
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) (spec) Regular / B
Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) (spec) Regular /
Henslow's Sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Le Conte's Sparrow (Ammodramus leconteii) (spec) Regular / (b) (N)
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow (Ammodramus nelsoni) (spec) Regular
Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) (spec) Regular
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) (spec) Regular / B
Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) (spec) Regular
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (spec) Regular / B
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) (spec) Regular / b (NE)
Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (spec) Regular
White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) (spec) Regular
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla) (spec) Accidental
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) (spec) Regular
Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) (spec) Regular
Smith's Longspur (Calcarius pictus) (spec) Regular
Chestnut-collared Longspur (Calcarius ornatus) (photo) Accidental
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) (spec) Regular

Family Cardinalidae: Neotropical Grosbeaks and Buntings
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) (spec) Regular / B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) (spec) Regular / B
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus) (photo) Casual
Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea) (spec) Regular / B
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) (spec) Accidental
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) (spec) Regular / B
Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris) (spec) Regular / b (local)
Dickcissel (Spiza americana) (spec) Regular / B

Family Icteridae: Bobolinks, Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, Grackles, Cowbirds and Orioles
Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) (spec) Regular / B
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) (spec) Regular / B
Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) (spec) Regular / B
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) (spec) Regular / B
Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (spec) Regular / B (endangered)
Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) (spec) Regular
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) (spec) Regular / B (N)
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) (spec) Regular / B
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) (spec) Casual
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) (spec) Regular / B
Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (spec) Regular / B
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) (spec) Regular / B
Scott's Oriole (Icterus parisorum) (photo) Accidental

Family Fringillidae: Holarctic Finches
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Leucosticte tephrocotis) (photo) Accidental
Pine Grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) (spec) Casual

Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) (spec) Regular / (b)
House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B
Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) (spec) Regular / b
White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera) (spec) Regular
Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) (spec) Regular
Hoary Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni) (photo) Accidental
Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus) (spec) Regular / b
American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) (spec) Regular / B
Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) (spec) Regular

Family Passeridae: Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) (spec) Regular (introduced) / B
« : November 19, 2013, 02:08:59 PM Greg Neise »
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