My Birding Life List…so far

So,I finally got my birding life list entered on my blog.  It’s 196 and growing.   Stay tuned.

LOONS-Gaviidae

Common Loon

GREBES-Podicipedidae

Pied-billed Grebe

ALBATROSS-Diomedeidae

FULMAR, PETRELS AND SHEARWATERS-Procellariidae

STORM-PETRELS-Hydrobatidae

TROPICBIRD-Phaethontidae

BOOBIES AND GANNETS-Sulidae

Northern Gannet

PELICANS-Pelecanidae

American White Pelican, Brown Pelican

CORMORANTS-Phalacrocoracidae

Double-crested Cormorant, Great Cormorant, Neotropic Cormorant

DARTERS-Anhingidae

Anhinga

FRIGATEBIRD-Fregatidae

Magnificant Frigatebird

BITTERNS, HERONS AND EGRETS-Aredeidae

Cattle Egret, Great Egret, Reddish Egret, Snowy Egret, Great Blue Heron, Little Blue Heron, Tricolored Heron, Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Green Heron,

IBISES AND SPOONILL-Threskiornithidae

Glossy Ibis, White Ibis, Roseate Spoonbill

STORKS-Ciconiidae

Wood Stork

FLAMINGO-Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo

DUCKS, SWANS AND GEESE-Anatidae

Mallard, Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Canada Goose, Common Merganser, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Trumpter Swan, Blue-winged Teal, Bufflehead, Black-bellied Whistling Duck, Wood Duck, Mottled Duck, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead,

LAPWINGS AND PLOVERS-Charadriidae

Black-bellied Plover, Piping Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Snowy Plover, Wilson’s Plover, Killdeer

OYSTERCATCHERS-Haematopodidae

American Oystercatcher

STILT AND AVOCET-Recurvirostridae

Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet

SANDPIPERS-Scolopacidae

Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs, Willet, Ruddy Turnstone, Red Knot, Sanderling, Short-billed Dowitcher, Greater Yellowlegs,Wimbrell, Long-billed Curlew,Least Sandpiper,

GULLS AND TERNS-Laridae

Bonaparte’s Gull, Herring Gull, Laughing Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Tern, Forster’s Tern, Least Tern, Royal Tern, Sandwich Tern, Black Skimmer

SKUAS AND JAEGERS-Stercorariidae

Pomarine Jaeger

AUKS-Alcidae

VULTURES-Cathartidae

Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture

HAWKS AND EAGLES-Accipitridae

Osprey, American Swallow-tailed Kite, Mississippi Kite, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Red-shouldered Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, White-taled Kite,Sharpshinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk,

CARACARAS AND FALCONS-Falconidae

Crested Caracara, American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon

CHACHALACA-Cracidea

TURKEY AND QUAIL-Phasianidae

Ring-necked Phesant, Wild Turkey, Northern Bobwhite (sound),

RAILS-Rallidae

King Rail, Sora, Purple Gallilnule, Common Moorhen, American Coot

LIMPKIN-Aramidae

Limpkin

CRANES-Gruidae

Sandhill Crane, Whooping Crane

DOVES, PIGEONS -Columbidae

Common Ground-Dove, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Ringed Turtle-Dove, Rock Dove, White-winged Dove

BUDGERIGAR, PARAKEETS AND PARROTS-Psittacidae

Monk Parakeet, Blackcapped Parakeet

CUCKOOS, ROADRUNNER AND ANIS-Cuculidae

BARN OWL-Tytonidae

Barn Owl

TYPICAL OWLS-Strigidae

Eastern Screech-Owl, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl

NIGHTHAWKS AND GOATSUCKERS-Caprimulgidae

Common Nighthawk (sound), Chuck-Will’s-Widow (sound and sight), Buff-collard Nightjar (sound), Whip-poor-will (sound)

SWIFTS-Apodidae

Chimney Swift

HUMMINGBIRDS-Trochilidae

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

KINGFISHERS-Alcedinidae

Belted Kingfisher

WOODPECKERS-Picadae

Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Plieated Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Red-headed W oodpecker, Northern Flicker “Yellow Shafter”,

FLYCATCHERS AND WOOD PEWEES-Tyrannidae

Acadian Flycatcher, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Gray Kingbird,

SHRIKES-Laniidae

Loggerhead Shrike

LARKS-Alaudidae

MARTIN AND SWALLOWS-Hirundinidae

Purple Martin, Barn Swallow, Cave Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Tree Swallow

JAYS AND CROWS-Corvidae

Blue Jay, American Crow, Fish Crow, Common Raven

CHICKADEES-Paridae

Black-capped Chickadee, Carolina Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse,

CREEPER-Certhidae

Brown Creeper

BULBUL-Remizidae

BUSHTIT-Aegithalidae

NUTHATCHES-Sittidae

THRUSHES-Turdidae

Eastern Bluebird, American Robin,

MOCKINGBIRDS AND THRASHERS-Mimidae

Northern Mockingbird, Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher

STARLING-Sturnidae

European Starling

VIREOS-Vireonidae

Red-eyed Vireo, White-eyed Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo

WOOD WARBLERS-Parulinae

Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s), Yellow-throated Warbler, Northern Parula, Ovenbird, American Redstart, Orange-crowned Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Palm Warbler, Cerulean Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Kentucky Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Swainsons Warbler

BANANAQUITS-Coerebidae

TANAGERS-Thraupidae

Summer Tanager

CARDINALS, GROSBEAKS AND BUNTINGS-Cardinalinae

Northern Cardinal, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Painted Bunting

WRENS-Troglodytidae

Bewick’s Wren, Carolina Wren, House Wren, Winter Wren

DIPPER-Cinclidae

WAGTAILS AND PIPITS-Motarcillidae

WAXWINGS-Bombycillidae

Cedar Waxwing

SILKYFLYCATCHERS-Ptilogonatidae

KINGLETS-Regulidae

GNATCATCHERS-Sylviidae

SPARROWS AND TOWHEES-Emerizinae

Chipping Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Savannah Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Field Sparrow, Fox Sparrow,

OLD WORLD SPARROWS-Passeridae

House Sparrow

BLACKBIRDS-Icteridae

Red-winged Blackbird, Eastern Meadowlark, Common Grackle, Boat-tailed Grackle, Shiny Cowbird, Bronzed Cowbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, Orchard Oriole

FINCHES-Fringillidae

House Finch, House Finch, Pine Siskin, American Goldfinch, Evening Grosbeak

HAWAIIAN SPECIES

ACCIDENTAL SPECIES

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