Columbia County Bird Checklist
Last updated 12/28/12

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DUCKS, SWANS & GEESE
___ Snow Goose
___ Brant
___ Canada Goose
___ Mute Swan
___ Tundra Swan
___ Wood Duck
___ Gadwall
___ American Wigeon
___ American Black Duck
___ Mallard
___ Blue-winged Teal
___ Northern Shoveler
___ Northern Pintail
___ Green-winged Teal
___ Canvasback
___ Redhead
___ Ring-necked Duck
___ Greater Scaup
___ Lesser Scaup
___ Surf Scoter
___ White-winged Scoter
___ Black Scoter
___ Long-tailed Duck
___ Bufflehead
___ Common Goldeneye
___ Hooded Merganser
___ Common Merganser
___ Red-breasted Merganser
___ Ruddy Duck

PHEASANTS, GROUSE & TURKEYS
___ Ring-necked Pheasant
___ Ruffed Grouse
___ Wild Turkey

LOONS
___ Red-throated Loon
___ Common Loon

GREBES
___ Pied-billed Grebe
___ Horned Grebe
___ Red-necked Grebe

CORMORANTS
___ Double-crested Cormorant
___ Great Cormorant

HERONS, EGRETS & BITTERNS
___ American Bittern
___ Least Bittern
___ Great Blue Heron
___ Great Egret
___ Snowy Egret
___ Green Heron
___ Black-crowned Night-Heron

NEW WORLD VULTURES
___ Black Vulture
___ Turkey Vulture

OSPREY
___ Osprey

HAWKS, EAGLES & KITES
___ Bald Eagle
___ Northern Harrier
___ Sharp-shinned Hawk
___ Cooper's Hawk
___ Northern Goshawk
___ Red-shouldered Hawk
___ Broad-winged Hawk
___ Red-tailed Hawk
___ Rough-legged Hawk

RAILS & COOTS
___ Virginia Rail
___ Sora
___ Common Gallinule
___ American Coot

PLOVERS & LAPWINGS
___ American Golden-Plover
___ Semipalmated Plover
___ Killdeer

SANDPIPERS
___ Spotted Sandpiper
___ Solitary Sandpiper

___ Greater Yellowlegs
___ Lesser Yellowlegs
___ Upland Sandpiper
___ Semipalmated Sandpiper
___ Least Sandpiper
___ Pectoral Sandpiper
___ Dunlin
___ Wilson's Snipe
___ American Woodcock

GULLS & TERNS
___ Bonaparte's Gull
___ Ring-billed Gull
___ Herring Gull
___ Iceland Gull
___ Glaucous Gull
___ Great Black-backed Gull
___ Caspian Tern
___ Black Tern
___ Common Tern
___ Forster's Tern

PIGEONS & DOVES
___ Rock Pigeon
___ Mourning Dove

NEW WORLD CUCKOOS
___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo
___ Black-billed Cuckoo

OWLS
___ Barn Owl
___ Eastern Screech-Owl
___ Great Horned Owl
___ Snowy Owl
___ Barred Owl
___ Long-eared Owl
___ Short-eared Owl
___ Northern Saw-whet Owl

NIGHTJARS
___ Common Nighthawk
___ Eastern Whip-poor-will

SWIFTS
___ Chimney Swift

HUMMINGBIRDS
___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird

KINGFISHERS
___ Belted Kingfisher

WOODPECKERS
___ Red-headed Woodpecker
___ Red-bellied Woodpecker
___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
___ Downy Woodpecker
___ Hairy Woodpecker
___ Northern Flicker
___ Pileated Woodpecker

FALCONS
___ American Kestrel
___ Merlin
___ Peregrine Falcon

PERCHING BIRDS (PASSERINES)
Tyrant Flycatchers
___ Olive-sided Flycatcher
___ Eastern Wood-Pewee
___ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
___ Alder Flycatcher
___ Willow Flycatcher
___ Least Flycatcher
___ Eastern Phoebe
___ Great Crested Flycatcher
___ Eastern Kingbird

Shrikes
___ Northern Shrike

Vireos
___ Yellow-throated Vireo
___ Blue-headed Vireo
___ Warbling Vireo
___ Philadelphia Vireo
___ Red-eyed Vireo

Crows & Jays
___ Blue Jay
___ American Crow
___ Fish Crow
___ Common Raven

Larks
___ Horned Lark

Swallows
___ Purple Martin
___ Tree Swallow
___ N. Rough-winged Swallow
___ Bank Swallow
___ Cliff Swallow
___ Barn Swallow

Chickadees & Tits
___ Black-capped Chickadee
___ Tufted Titmouse

Nuthatches
___ Red-breasted Nuthatch
___ White-breasted Nuthatch

Creepers
___ Brown Creeper

Wrens
___ House Wren
___ Winter Wren
___ Sedge Wren
___ Marsh Wren
___ Carolina Wren

Gnatcatchers
___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Kinglets
___ Golden-crowned Kinglet
___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Thrushes
___ Eastern Bluebird
___ Veery
___ Gray-cheeked Thrush
___ Bicknell's Thrush
___ Swainson's Thrush
___ Hermit Thrush
___ Wood Thrush
___ American Robin

Mockingbirds & Thrashers
___ Gray Catbird
___ Northern Mockingbird
___ Brown Thrasher

Starlings
___ European Starling

Pipits
___ American Pipit

Waxwings
___ Cedar Waxwing

Longspurs & Snow Buntings
___ Lapland Longspur
___ Snow Bunting

New World Warblers
___ Ovenbird
___ Worm-eating Warbler
___ Louisiana Waterthrush
___ Northern Waterthrush
___ Golden-winged Warbler
___ Blue-winged Warbler
___ Brewster's Warbler (hybrid)
___ Lawrence's Warbler (hybrid)
___ Black-and-white Warbler
___ Tennessee Warbler
___ Orange-crowned Warbler
___ Nashville Warbler
___ Mourning Warbler
___ Common Yellowthroat
___ Hooded Warbler
___ American Redstart
___ Cape May Warbler

___ Cerulean Warbler
___ Northern Parula
___ Magnolia Warbler
___ Bay-breasted Warbler
___ Blackburnian Warbler
___ Yellow Warbler
___ Chestnut-sided Warbler
___ Blackpoll Warbler
___ Black-throated Blue Warbler
___ Palm Warbler
___ Pine Warbler
___ Yellow-rumped Warbler
___ Prairie Warbler
___ Black-throated Green Warbler
___ Canada Warbler
___ Wilson's Warbler
___ Yellow-breasted Chat

Sparrows
___ Eastern Towhee
___ American Tree Sparrow
___ Chipping Sparrow
___ Field Sparrow
___ Vesper Sparrow
___ Savannah Sparrow
___ Grasshopper Sparrow
___ Fox Sparrow
___ Song Sparrow
___ Lincoln's Sparrow
___ Swamp Sparrow
___ White-throated Sparrow
___ White-crowned Sparrow
___ Dark-eyed Junco

Tanagers
___ Scarlet Tanager

Grosbeaks
___ Northern Cardinal
___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak
___ Indigo Bunting
___ Dickcissel

Blackbirds, Grackles & Orioles
___ Bobolink
___ Red-winged Blackbird
___ Eastern Meadowlark
___ Rusty Blackbird
___ Common Grackle
___ Brown-headed Cowbird
___ Orchard Oriole
___ Baltimore Oriole

Siskins, Crossbills, & Allies
___ Pine Grosbeak
___ Purple Finch
___ House Finch
___ Red Crossbill
___ White-winged Crossbill
___ Common Redpoll
___ Pine Siskin
___ American Goldfinch
___ Evening Grosbeak

Old World Sparrows
___ House Sparrow

Infrequently reported species
___ Eurasian Wigeon
___ King Eider
___ Barrow' Goldeneye
___ Glossy Ibis
___ Golden Eagle
___ Gyrfalcon
___ Sandhill Crane
___ Marbled Godwit
___ Red Phalarope
___ Thayer's Gull
___ Lesser Black-backed Gull
___ Sooty Tern
___ Least Tern
___ Royal Tern
___ Rufous Hummingbird
___ Acadian Flycatcher
___ Western Kingbird
___ Boreal Chickadee
___ Bohemian Waxwing
___ Yellow-throated Warbler
___ Summer Tanager
___ Blue Grosbeak
___ Yellow-headed Blackbird


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