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Wild Birds of Washington State

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boobie

~ This animal is listed as endangered.
* This animal is listed as threatened.
Many other species are being monitored
and there is concern about the continued existence of the species and their habitats.

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Order
          Family

Common Name

Scientific Name

Anseriformes
          Anatidae
         duck


American Wigeon
Barrow's Goldeneye
Black Scoter
Blue-winged Teal
Bufflehead
Canvasback
Cinnamon Teal
Common Goldeneye
Common Merganser
European Wigeon
Gadwall
Greater Scaup
Green-winged Teal
Harlequin Duck
Hooded Merganser
Lesser Scaup
Long-tailed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Northern Shoveler
Red-breasted Merganser
Readhead
Ring-necked Duck
Ruddy Duck
Surf Scoter
Tufted Duck
White-winged Scoter
Wood Duck

Brant
Canada Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose

Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan


Anas americana
Bucephala islandica
Melanitta nigra
Anas discors
Bucephala albeola
Aythya valisineria
Anas cyanoptera
Bucephala clangula
Mergus merganser
Anas penelope
Anas strepera
Aythya marila
Anas crecca
Histrionicus histrionicus
Lophodytes cucullatus
Aythya affinis
Clangula hyemalis
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas acuta
Anas clypeata
Mergus serrator
Aythya americana
Aythya collaris
Oxyura jamaicensis
Melanitta perspicillata
Aythya fuligula
Melanitta deglandi
Aix sponsa

Branta bernicla
Branta canadensis
Anser albifrons

Cygnus olor
Cygnus buccinator
Cygnus columbianus

Gaviiformes
          Gaviidae
         loon


Arctic Loon
Common Loon
Pacific Loon
Red-throated Loon
Yellow-billed Loon


Gavia arctica
Gavia immer
Gavia pacifica
Gavia stellata
Gavia adamsii

Podicipediformes
          Podicipedidae
         grebe


Clark's Grebe
Eared Grebe
Horned Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Western Grebe


Aechmophorus clarkii
Podiceps nigricollis
Podiceps auritus
Podilymbus podiceps
Podiceps grisegena
Aechmophorus occidentalis

Procellariiformes
          Diomedeidae
          albatross


Black-footed Albatross


Diomedea nigripes


          Hydrobatidae
         storm petrel


Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Wilson's Storm-Petrel


Oceanodroma furcata
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
Oceanites oceanicus


          Procellariidae
         shearwater


Buller's Shearwater
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Mottled Petrel
Murphy's Petrel
Northern Fulmar
Pink-footed Shearwater
Short-tailed Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater


Puffinus bulleri
Puffinus carneipes
Pterodroma inexpectata
Pterodroma ultima
Fulmarus glacialis
Puffinus creatopus
Puffinus tenuirostris
Puffinus griseus

Pelecaniformes
          Pelecanidae
          pelican


Brown Pelican ~
White Pelican ~


Pelecanus occidentalis
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos


          Phalacrocracidae
         cormorant


Brandt's Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Red-faced Cormorant


Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Phalacrocorax auritus
Phalacrocorax urile

Charadriiformes
          Charadriidae
          plover


Black-bellied Plover
Killdeer
Semipalmated Plover
Snowy Plover ~


Pluvialis squatarola
Charadrius vociferus
Charadrius semipalmatus
Charadrius alexandrius


          Haematopodidae
         oystercatcher


Black Oystercatcher


Haematopus bachmani


         Recurvirostridae
         avocet


American Avocet
Black-necked Stilt


Recurvirostra americana
Himantopus mexicanus


         Scolopacidae

          sandpiper


Dunlin
Greater Yellowlegs
Least Sandpiper
Long-billed Curlew
Long-billed Dowitcher
Pectoral Sandpiper
Red Knot
Red Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Rock Sandpiper
Ruddy Turnstone
Sanderling
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Surfbird
Western Sandpiper
Wilson's Phalarope
Wilson's Snipe


Calidris alpina
Tringa melanoleuca
Calidris minutilla
Numenius americanus
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Calidris melanotos
Calidris canutus
Phalaropus fulicarius
Phalaropus lobatus
Calidris ptilocnemis
Arenaria interpres
Calidris alba
Calidirs pusilla
Calidris acuminata
Actitis macularius
Aphriza virgata
Calidris mauri
Phalaropus tricolor
Gallinago delicata


         Laridae

          seagull


Black-legged Kittiwake
Black Tern
Bonaparte's Gull
California Gull
Caspian Tern
Forster's Tern
Glaucous Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Heermann's Gull
Herring Gull
Mew Gull
Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine Jaeger
Ring-billed Gull
Thayer's Gull
Western Gull


Rissa tridactyla
Childonias niger
Larus philadelphia
Larus californicus
Sterna caspia
Sterna forsteri
Larus hyperboreus
Larus glaucescens
Larus heermanni
Larus argentatus
Larus canus
Stercorarius parasiticus
Stercorarius pomarinus
Larus delawarensis
Larus thayeri
Larus occidentalis


         Alcidae
         alcid


Ancient Murrelet
Cassin's Auklet
Common Murre
Horned Puffin
Marbled Murrelet *
Pigeon Guillemot
Rhinoceros Auklet
Tufted Puffin


Synthliboramphus antiquus
Ptychoramphus aleuticus
Uria aalge
Fratercula corniculata
Brachyramphus marmoratus
Cepphus columba
Cerorhinca monocerata
Fratercula cirrhata

Ciconiiformes
          Ardeidae
        heron


American Bittern
Black-crowned Night Heron
Cattle Egret
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Green Heron
Little Blue Heron
Snowy Egret


Botaurus lentiginosus
Nycticorax nycticorax
Bubulcus ibis
Ardea hrodias
Casmerodius albus
Butorides striatus
Florida caerulea
Egretta thula


          Threskiornithidae
          ibis


White-faced Ibis
White Ibis


Plegadis chihi
Eudocimus albus


          Cathartidae
           vulture


California Condor
Turkey Vulture


Gymnogyps californianus
Cathartes aura

Gruiformes
          Rallidae
         coot


American Coot
Sora
Virginia Rail
Yellow Rail


Fulica americana
Porzana carolina
Rallus limicola
Coturnicops noveboracensis


          Gruidae
       crane


Sandhill Crane *


Grus canadensis

Falconiformes
          Accipitridae
           hawk


Bald Eagle *
Cooper's Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk *
Golden Eagle
Goshawk
Osprey
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Sharp-shinned hawk
Swainson's Hawk


Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Accipiter cooperii
Buteo regalis
Aquila chrysaetos
Accipiter gentilis
Pandion haliaetus
Buteo jamaicensis
Buteo lagopus
Accipiter striatus
Buteo swainsoni


          Falconidae
         falcon


American Kestrel
Gyrfalcon
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Prairie Falcon


Falco sparverius
Falco rusticolus
Falco columbarius
Falco peregrinus
Falco mexicanus

Strigiformes
          Tytonidae
          barn owl


Barn Owl


Tyto alba


          Strigidae
         owl


Barred Owl
Boreal Owl
Burrowing Owl
Flammulated Owl
Great Gray Owl
Great Horned Owl
Long-eared Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Pygmy Owl
Saw-whet Owl
Short-eared Owl
Snowy Owl
Spotted Owl ~
Western Screech Owl


Strix varia
Aegolius funereus
Athene cunicularia
Otus flammeolus
Strix nebulosa
Bubo virginianus
Asio otus
Surnia ulula
Glaucidium gnoma
Aegolius acadicus
Asio flammeus
Bubo scandiacus
Strix occidentalis
Megascops kennicotti

Caprimulgiformes
          Caprimulgidae
         whipoorwhill


Common Nighthawk
Common Whip-poor-whill


Chordeiles minor
Caprimulgus vociferus

Galliformes
          Odontophoridae
         quail      


Bobwhite
California Quail
Mountain Quail


Colinus virginianus
Lophortyx californicus
Oreortyx pictus


          Phasianidae
        grouse


Blue Grouse
Chukar Pheasant
Gray Partridge
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Sage Grouse
Sharp-tailed Grouse *
Spruce Grouse
White-tailed Ptarmigan
Wild Turkey


Dendragapus obscurus
Alectoris chukar
Perdix perdix
Phasianus colchicus
Bonasa umbellus
Centrocercus urophasianus
Pedioecetes phasianellus
Canachites canadensis
Lagopus leucurus
Meleagris gallopavo

Piciformes
          Picidae
         woodpecker


Acorn Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Common Flicker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Lewis's Woodpecker
Northern Three-toed Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Red-naped Sapsucker
White-headed Woodpecker
Wiliamsons's Sapsucker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker


Melanerpes formicivorus
Picoides arcticus
Colaptes auratus
Picoides pubescens
Picoides villosus
Melanerpes lewis
Picoides tridactylus
Dryocopus pileatus
Sphyrapicus ruber
Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Picoides albolarvatus
Sphyrapicus thyroideus
Sphyrapicus varius

Columbiformes
          Columbidae
         pigeon


Band-tailed Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Rock Pigeon


Columba fasciata
Zenaida macroura
Columba livia

Apodiformes
          Apodidae
         swift


Black Swift
Vaux's Swift
White-throated Swift


Cypseloides niger
Chaetura vauxi
Aeronautes saxatlis


          Trochilidae
         hummingbird


Allen's Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird


Selasphorus sasin
Calypte anna
Archilochus alexandri
Stellula calliope
Archilochus colubris
Selasphorus rufus

Coraciiformes
          Alcedinidae
       kingfisher


Belted Kingfisher


Megaceryle alcyon

Passeriformes
          Corvidae
         crow


American Crow
Black-billed Magpie
Blue Jay
Clark's Nutcracker
Common Raven
Gray Jay
Northwestern Crow
Steller's Jay
Western Scrub Jay


Corvus brachyrhynchos
Pica hudsonia
Cyanocitta cristata
Nucifraga columbiana
Corvus corax
Perisoreus canadensis
Corvus caurinus
Cyanocitta stelleri
Aphelocoma californica


          Mimidae
         passiform


Gray Catbird
Sage Thrasher


Dumetalla carolinensis
Oreoscoptes montanus


         Sturnidae
         starling 


European Starling


Sturnus vulgaris


         Laniidae
         shrike


Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Shrike


Lanius ludovicianus
Lanius excubitor


         Tyrannidae
         flycatcher


Ash-throated Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Gray Flycatcher
Hammond's Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Say's Phoebe
Western Kingbird
Western Wood-Pewee
Willow Flycatcher


Myiarchus cinerascens
Empidonax oberholseri
Tyrannus tyrannus
Empidonax wrightii
Empidonax hammondii
Empidonax minimus
Contopus cooperi
Epimondax difficilis
Sayornis saya
Tyrannus verticalis
Contopus sordidulus
Empidonax traillii


         Vireonidae
          vireo


Cassin's Vireo
Hutton's Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Warbling Vireo


Vireo cassinii
Vireo huttoni
Vireo olivaceus
Vireo gilvus


          Alaudidae
         lark


Horned Lark
Sky Lark


Eremophila alpestris
Alauda arvensis


          Hirundinidae
          swallow


Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow


Riparia riparia
Hirundo rustica
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Progne subis
Tachycineta bicolor
Tachycineta thalassina


          Paridae
         chickadee


Black-capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee


Poecile atricapillus
Poecile hudsonica
Parus rufescens
Poecile gambeli


         Aegithalidae
          bushtit


Bushtit


Psaltriparus minimus


         Sittidae
          nuthatch


Pygmy Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch


Sitta pygmaea
Sitta canadensis
Sitta carolinensis


         Certhiidae
         creeper


Brown Creeper


Certhia americana


         Troglodytidae
         wren


Bewick's Wren
Canyon Wren
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Rock Wren
Winter Wren


Thryomanes bewickii
Catherpes mexicanus
Troglodytes aedon
Cistothorus palustris
Salpinctes obsoletus
Troglodytes troglodytes


         Cinclidae
          dipper


American Dipper


Cinclus mexicanus


         Regulidae
         kinglet


Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet


Regulus satrapa
Regulus calndula


         Turdidae
         thrush


American Robin
Hermit Thrush
Mountain Bluebird
Swainson's Thrush
Townsend's Solitaire
Varied Thrush
Veery
Western Bluebird


Turdus migratorius
Catharus guttatus
Sialia currucoides
Catharus ustulatus
Myadestes townsendi
Ixoreus naevius
Catharus fuscescens
Sialia mexicana


         Motacilldae
         pipit


American Pipit


Anthus rubescens


         Bombycillidae
         waxwing


Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing


Bombycilla garrulus
Bombycilla cedrorum


         Parulidae
          warbler


American Redstart
Common Yellowthroat
Hermit Warbler
MacGillvray's Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
Orange-crowned Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow Warbler


Setophaga ruticilla
Geothlypis trichas
Dendroica occidentalis
Oporornis tolmiei
Vermivora ruficapilla
Seiurus noveboracensis
Vermivora celata
Dendroica townsendi
Wilsonia pusilla
Icteria virens
Dendroica coronata
Dendroica petechia


         Thraupidae
         tanager


Western Tanager


Piranga ludoviciana


         Emberizidae
          sparrow


American Tree Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Fox Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Lapland Longspur
Lark Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Sage Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Snow Bunting
Song Sparrow
Spotted Towhee
Vesper Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow


Spizella arborea
Spizella breweri
Spizella passerina
Junco hyemalis
Passerella iliaca
Zonotrichia atricapilla
Ammodramus savannarum
Calcarius lapponicus
Chondestes grammacus
Melospiza lincolnii
Amphispiza belli
Passerculus sandwichensis
Plectrophenax nivalis
Melospiza melodia
Pipilo maculatus
Pooecetes gramineus
Zonotrichia leucophrys
Zonotrichia albicollis


         Cardinalidae
          grosbeak


Black-headed Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting


Pheucticus melanocephalus
Passerina amoena


         Icteridae
         blackbird


Bobolink
Brewer's Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock's Oriole
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird


Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Euphagus cyanocephalus
Molothrus ater
Icterus bullockii
Agelaius phoeniceus
Sturnella neglecta
Xanthocephalus
xanthocephalus


         Fringillidae
          finch


American Goldfinch
Cassin's Finch
Common Redpoll
Evening Grosbeak
Gray-crowned Rosy-finch
House Finch
Pine Grosbeak
Pine Siskin
Purple Finch
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill


Carduelis tristis
Carpodacus cassinii
Carduelis flammea
Coccothraustes vespertinus
Leucosticte tephrocotis
Carpodacus mexicanus
Pinicola enucleator
Carduelis pinus
Carpodacus purpureus
Loxia curvirostra
Loxia leucoptera


          Passeridae
         sparrow


House Sparrow


Passer domesticus

 

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