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Family Scientific Name Common Name Code
Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucocephalus Eagle, Bald BAEA
Accipitridae Buteo platypterus Hawk, Broad-winged BWHA
Accipitridae Accipiter cooperii Hawk, Cooper's COHA
Accipitridae Aquila chrysaetos Eagle, Golden GOEA
Accipitridae Accipiter gentilis Goshawk, Northern NOGO
Accipitridae Circus cyaneus Harrier, Northern NOHA
Accipitridae Pandion haliaetus Osprey OSPR
Accipitridae Buteo lagopus Hawk, Rough-legged RLHA
Accipitridae Buteo lineatus Hawk, Red-shouldered RSHA
Accipitridae Buteo jamaicensis Hawk, Red-tailed RTHA
Accipitridae Accipiter striatus Hawk, Sharp-shinned SSHA
Accipitridae Buteo swainsoni Hawk, Swainson's SWHA
Alaudidae Eremophila alpestris Lark, Horned HOLA
Alcedinidae Ceryle alcyon Kingfisher, Belted BEKI
Anatidae Anas americana Wigeon, American AMWI
Anatidae Anas rubripes Duck, American Black ABDU
Anatidae Bucephala clangula Goldeneye, Common COGO
Anatidae Mergus merganser Merganser, Common COME
Anatidae Anas discors Teal, Blue-winged BWTE
Anatidae Bucephala albeola Bufflehead BUFF
Anatidae Branta canadensis Goose, Canada CAGO
Anatidae Aythya valisineria Canvasback CANV
Anatidae Lophodytes cucullatus Merganser, Hooded HOME
Anatidae Aythya marila Scaup, Greater GRSC
Anatidae Anser albifrons Goose, Greater White-fronted GWFG
Anatidae Anas crecca Teal, Green-winged GWTE
Anatidae Anas strepera Gadwall GADW
Anatidae Cygnus buccinator Swan, Trumpeter TRUS
Anatidae Melanitta perspicillata Scoter, Surf SUSC
Anatidae Chen caerulescens Goose, Snow SNGO
Anatidae Cygnus columbianus Swan, Tundra WHSW
Anatidae Aix sponsa Duck, Wood WODU
Anatidae Melanitta fusca Scoter, White-winged WWSC
Anatidae Aythya collaris Duck, Ring-necked RNDU
Anatidae Chen rossii Goose, Ross's ROGO
Anatidae Oxyura jamaicensis Duck, Ruddy RUDU
Anatidae Mergus serrator Merganser, Red-breasted RBME
Anatidae Aythya americana Redhead REDH
Anatidae Clangula hyemalis Duck, Long-tailed (Oldsquaw) OLDS
Anatidae Anas acuta Pintail, Northern NOPI
Anatidae Anas clypeata Shoveler, Northern NSHO
Anatidae Aythya affinis Scaup, Lesser LESC
Anatidae Anas platyrhynchos Duck, Mallard MALL
Anatidae Cygnus olor Swan, Mute MUSW
Apodidae Chaetura pelagica Swift, Chimney CHSW
Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis Egret, Cattle CAEG
Ardeidae Botaurus lentiginosus Bittern, American AMBI
Ardeidae Nycticorax nycticorax Night-heron, Black-crowned BCNH
Ardeidae Ardea herodias Heron, Great Blue GTBH
Ardeidae Ardea albus Egret, Great GREG
Ardeidae Butorides virescens Heron, Green GRHE
Ardeidae Egretta caerulea Heron, Little Blue LBHE
Ardeidae Ixobrychus exilis Bittern, Least LEBI
Ardeidae Nyctanassa violacea Night-heron, Yellow-crowned YCNH
Ardeidae Egretta thula Egret, Snowy SNEG
Bombycillidae Bombycilla cedrorum Waxwing, Cedar CEDW
Caprimulgidae Chordeiles minor Nighthawk, Common CONI
Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus carolinensis Chuck-will's-widow CWWI
Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus vociferus Whip-poor-will WPWI
Cardinalinae Cardinalis cardinalis Cardinal, Northern NOCA
Cardinalinae Pheucticus ludovicianus Grosbeak, Rose-breasted RBGR
Cardinalinae Spiza americana Dickcissel DICK
Cardinalinae Passerina cyanea Bunting, Indigo INBU
Cardinalinae Guiraca caerulea Grosbeak, Blue BLGR
Cathartidae Cathartes aura Vulture, Turkey TUVU
Certhiidae Certhia americana Creeper, Brown BRCR
Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola Plover, Black-bellied BBPL
Charadriidae Pluvialis dominicus Golden-plover, American AMGP
Charadriidae Charadrius vociferus Killdeer KILL
Charadriidae Charadrius semipalmatus Plover, Semipalmated SEPL
Colubridae Streptopelia decaocto Dove, Eurasian Collared-Dove ECDO
Colubridae Columba livia Dove, Rock (Pigeon) RODO
Colubridae Zenaida macroura Dove, Mourning MODO
Colubridae Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-dove ECDO
Corvidae Corvus brachyrhynchos Crow, American AMCR
Corvidae Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay BLJA
Cuculidae Coccyzus erythropthalmus Cuckoo, Black-billed BBCU
Cuculidae Coccyzus americanus Cuckoo, Yellow-billed YBCU
Emberizinae Zonotrichia albicollis Sparrow, White-throated WTSP
Emberizinae Plectrophenax rivalis Bunting, Snow SNBU
Emberizinae Melospiza melodia Sparrow, Song SOSP
Emberizinae Melospiza georgiana Sparrow, Swamp SWSP
Emberizinae Pooecetes gramineus Sparrow, Vesper VESP
Emberizinae Zonotrichia leucophrys Sparrow, White-crowned WCSP
Emberizinae Melospiza lincolnii Sparrow, Lincoln's LISP
Emberizinae Ammodramus nelsoni Sparrow, Nelson's Sharp-tailed NSTS
Emberizinae Pipilo erythrophthalmus Towhee, Eastern RSTO
Emberizinae Passerculus sandwichensis Sparrow, Savannah SAVS
Emberizinae Spizella arborea Sparrow, American Tree ATSP
Emberizinae Spizella pallida Sparrow, Clay-colored CCSP
Emberizinae Spizella pusilla Sparrow, Field FISP
Emberizinae Passerella iliaca Sparrow, Fox FOSP
Emberizinae Spizella passerina Sparrow, Chipping CHSP
Emberizinae Ammodramus leconteii Sparrow, Le Conte's LCSP
Emberizinae Chondestes grammacus Sparrow, Lark LASP
Emberizinae Ammodramus savannarum Sparrow, Grasshopper GRSP
Emberizinae Zonotrichia querula Sparrow, Harris's HASP
Emberizinae Ammodramus henslowii Sparrow, Henslow's HESP
Falconidae Falco sparverius Kestrel, American AMKE
Falconidae Falco peregrinus Falcon, Peregrine PEFA
Falconidae Falco columbarius Merlin MERL
Fringillidae Carduelis pinus Pine Siskin PISI
Fringillidae Carpodacus purpureus Finch, Purple PUFI
Fringillidae Loxia curvirostra Crossbill, Red RECR
Fringillidae Junco hyemalis Junco, Dark-eyed SCJU
Fringillidae Loxia leucoptera Crossbill, White-winged WWCR
Fringillidae Carduelis tristis Goldfinch, American AMGO
Fringillidae Carpodacus mexicanus Finch, House HOFI
Fringillidae Calcarius lapponicus Longspur, Lapland LALO
Fringillidae Coccothraustes vespertinus Grosbeak, Evening EVGR
Fringillidae Carduelis flammea Redpoll, Common CORE
Gaviidae Gavia immer Loon, Common COLO
Gruidae Grus canadensis Crane, Sandhill SACR
Hirundinidae Progne subis Martin, Purple PUMA
Hirundinidae Stelgidopteryx serripennis Swallow, Northern Rough-winged NRWS
Hirundinidae Tachycineta bicolor Swallow, Tree TRES
Hirundinidae Hirundo pyrrhonota Swallow, Cliff CLSW
Hirundinidae Riparia riparia Swallow, Bank BANS
Hirundinidae Hirundo rustica Swallow, Barn BARS
Icterinae Molothrus ater Cowbird, Brown-headed BHCO
Icterinae Icterus galbula Oriole, Baltimore BAOR
Icterinae Quiscalus quiscula Grackle, Common COGR
Icterinae Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink BOBO
Icterinae Sturnella magna Meadowlark, Eastern EAME
Icterinae Quiscalus mexicanus Grackle, Great-tailed GTGR
Icterinae Sturnella neglecta Meadowlark, Western WEME
Icterinae Agelaius phoeniceus Blackbird, Red-winged RWBL
Icterinae Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Blackbird, Yellow-headed YHBL
Icterinae Icterus spurius Oriole, Orchard OROR
Icterinae Euphagus carolinus Blackbird, Rusty RUBL
Laniidae Lanius excubitor Shrike, Northern NSHR
Laniidae Lanius ludovicianus Shrike, Loggerhead LOSH
Laridae Sterna antillarum Tern, Least LETE
Laridae Larus delawarensis Gull, Ring-billed RBGU
Laridae Larus argentatus Gull, Herring HERG
Laridae Sterna hirundo Tern, Common COTE
Laridae Sterna forsteri Tern, Forster's FOTE
Laridae Larus pipixcan Gull, Franklin's FRGU
Laridae Larus philadelphia Gull, Bonaparte's BOGU
Laridae Sterna caspia Tern, Caspian CATE
Laridae Chlidonias niger Tern, Black BLTE
Mimidae Toxostoma rufum Thrasher, Brown BRTH
Mimidae Dumetella carolinensis Catbird, Gray GRCA
Mimidae Mimus polyglottos Mockingbird, Northern NOMO
Motacillidae Anthus rubescens Pipit, American AMPI
Paridae Poecile atricapillus Chickadee, Black-capped BCCH
Paridae Baeolophus bicolor Tufted Titmouse ETTI
Parulinae Geothlypis trichas Common Yellowthroat COYE
Parulinae Dendroica pensylvanica Warbler, Chestnut-sided CSWA
Parulinae Vermivora chrysoptera Warbler, Golden-winged GWWA
Parulinae Oporornis formosus Warbler, Kentucky KEWA
Parulinae Wilsonia citrina Warbler, Hooded HOWA
Parulinae Dendroica fusca Warbler, Blackburnian BLBW
Parulinae Mniotilta varia Warbler, Black-and-white BAWW
Parulinae Dendroica castanea Warbler, Bay-breasted BBWA
Parulinae Setophaga ruticilla American Redstart AMRE
Parulinae Dendroica caerulescens Warbler, Black-throated Blue BTBW
Parulinae Dendroica virens Warbler, Black-throated Green BTNW
Parulinae Dendroica striata Warbler, Blackpoll BLPW
Parulinae Vermivora pinus Warbler, Blue-winged BWWA
Parulinae Wilsonia canadensis Warbler, Canada CAWA
Parulinae Oporornis agilis Warbler, Connecticut CONW
Parulinae Dendroica tigrina Warbler, Cape May CMWA
Parulinae Dendroica cerulea Warbler, Cerulean CERW
Parulinae Parula americana Northern Parula NOPA
Parulinae Seiurus noveboracensis Waterthrush, Northern NOWA
Parulinae Seiurus aurocapillus Ovenbird OVEN
Parulinae Vermivora celata Warbler, Orange-crowned OCWA
Parulinae Seiurus motacilla Waterthrush, Louisiana LOWA
Parulinae Vermivora ruficapilla Warbler, Nashville NAWA
Parulinae Oporornis philadelphia Warbler, Mourning MOWA
Parulinae Dendroica magnolia Warbler, Magnolia MAWA
Parulinae Dendroica pinus Warbler, Pine PIWA
Parulinae Protonotaria citrea Warbler, Prothonotary PROW
Parulinae Dendroica palmarum Warbler, Palm YPWA
Parulinae Dendroica coronata Warbler, Yellow-rumped YRWA
Parulinae Dendroica dominica Warbler, Yellow-throated YTWA
Parulinae Dendroica petechia Warbler, Yellow YWAR
Parulinae Icteria virens Yellow-breasted Chat YBCH
Parulinae Helmitheros vermivorus Warbler, Worm-eating WEWA
Parulinae Wilsonia pusilla Warbler, Wilson's WIWA
Parulinae Vermivora peregrina Warbler, Tennessee TEWA
Passeridae Passer domesticus Sparrow, House HOSP
Passeridae Passer montanus Sparrow, Eurasian Tree ETSP
Pelecanidae Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Pelican, American White AWPE
Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax auritus Cormorant, Double-crested DCCO
Phasianidae Perdix perdix Partridge, Gray GRPA
Phasianidae Meleagris gallopavo Turkey, Wild WITU
Phasianidae Bonasa umbellus Grouse, Ruffed RUGR
Phasianidae Phasianus colchicus Pheasant, Ring-necked RPHE
Phasianidae Colinus virginianus Bobwhite, Northern NOBO
Picidae Melanerpes erythrocephalus Woodpecker, Red-headed RHWO
Picidae Melanerpes carolinus Woodpecker, Red-bellied RBWO
Picidae Dryocopus pileatus Woodpecker, Pileated PIWO
Picidae Sphyrapicus varius Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied YBSA
Picidae Colaptes auratus Flicker, Northern YSFL
Picidae Picoides villosus Woodpecker, Hairy HAWO
Picidae Picoides pubescens Woodpecker, Downy DOWO
Podicipedidae Podiceps nigricollis Grebe, Eared EAGR
Podicipedidae Podiceps auritus Grebe, Horned HOGR
Podicipedidae Aechmophorus occidentalis Grebe, Western WEGR
Podicipedidae Podilymbus podiceps Grebe, Pied-billed PBGR
Rallidae Rallus limicola Rail, Virginia VIRA
Rallidae Porzana carolina Rail, Sora SORA
Rallidae Rallus elegans Rail, King KIRA
Rallidae Fulica americana Coot, American AMCO
Rallidae Gallinula chloropus Moorhen, Common COMO
Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra americana Avocet, American AMAV
Scolopacidae Calidris bairdii Sandpiper, Baird's BASA
Scolopacidae Tryngites subruficollis Sandpiper, Buff-breasted BBSA
Scolopacidae Scolopax minor Woodcock, American AMWO
Scolopacidae Limosa haemastica Godwit, Hudsonian HUGO
Scolopacidae Limnodromus scolopaceus Dowitcher, Long-billed LBDO
Scolopacidae Tringa melanoleuca Yellowlegs, Greater GRYE
Scolopacidae Calidris alpina Dunlin DUNL
Scolopacidae Gallinago delicata Snipe, Wilson's COSN
Scolopacidae Tringa solitaria Sandpiper, Solitary SOSA
Scolopacidae Calidris himantopus Sandpiper, Stilt STSA
Scolopacidae Calidris pusilla Sandpiper, Semipalmated SESA
Scolopacidae Calidris mauri Sandpiper, Western WESA
Scolopacidae Actitis macularia Sandpiper, Spotted SPSA
Scolopacidae Bartramia longicauda Sandpiper, Upland UPSA
Scolopacidae Catoptrophorus semipalmatus Willet WILL
Scolopacidae Phalaropus tricolor Phalarope, Wilson's WIPH
Scolopacidae Calidris fuscicollis Sandpiper, White-rumped WRSA
Scolopacidae Limosa fedoa Godwit, Marbled MAGO
Scolopacidae Tringa flavipes Yellowlegs, Lesser LEYE
Scolopacidae Calidris minutilla Sandpiper, Least LESA
Scolopacidae Calidris melanotos Sandpiper, Pectoral PESA
Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres Turnstone, Ruddy RUTU
Scolopacidae Calidris alba Sanderling SAND
Scolopacidae Limnodromus griseus Dowitcher, Short-billed SBDO
Sittidae Sitta canadensis Nuthatch, Red-breasted RBNU
Sittidae Sitta carolinensis Nuthatch, White-breasted WBNU
Strigidae Asio flammeus Owl, Short-eared SEOW
Strigidae Strix nebulosa Owl, Great Gray GGOW
Strigidae Surnia ulula Owl, Northern Hawk NHOW
Strigidae Asio otus Owl, Long-eared LEOW
Strigidae Aegolius acadicus Owl, Northern Saw-whet NSWO
Strigidae Otus asio Owl, Eastern Screech-owl EASO
Strigidae Bubo virginianus Owl, Great Horned GHOW
Strigidae Strix varia Owl, Barred BDOW
Sturnidae Sturnus vulgaris Starling, European EUST
Sylviidae Regulus satrapa Kinglet, Golden-crowned GCKI
Sylviidae Regulus calendula Kinglet, Ruby-crowned RCKI
Sylviinae Polioptila caerulea Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray BGGN
Thraupinae Piranga olivacea Tanager, Scarlet SCTA
Thraupinae Piranga rubra Tanager, Summer SUTA
Threskiornithidae Plegadis chihi Ibis, White-faced WFIB
Trochilidae Archilochus colubris Hummingbird, Ruby-throated RTHU
Troglodytidae Cistothorus palustris Wren, Marsh MAWR
Troglodytidae Troglodytes troglodytes Wren, Winter WIWR
Troglodytidae Cistothorus platensis Wren, Sedge SEWR
Troglodytidae Thryothorus ludovicianus Wren, Carolina CARW
Troglodytidae Troglodytes aedon Wren, House HOWR
Turdidae Catharus guttatus Thrush, Hermit HETH
Turdidae Catharus minimus Thrush, Gray-cheeked GCTH
Turdidae Catharus ustulatus Thrush, Swainson's SWTH
Turdinae Catharus fuscescens Veery VEER
Turdinae Hylocichla mustelina Thrush, Wood WOTH
Turdinae Sialia sialis Bluebird, Eastern EABL
Turdinae Turdus migratorius Robin, American AMRO
Tyrannidae Empidonax virescens Flycatcher, Acadian ACFL
Tyrannidae Empidonax alnorum Flycatcher, Alder ALFL
Tyrannidae Contopus virens Eastern Wood-pewee EAWP
Tyrannidae Sayornis phoebe Phoebe, Eastern EAPH
Tyrannidae Tyrannus tyrannus Kingbird, Eastern EAKI
Tyrannidae Myiarchus crinitus Flycatcher, Great Crested GCFL
Tyrannidae Empidonax minimus Flycatcher, Least LEFL
Tyrannidae Empidonax traillii Flycatcher, Willow WIFL
Tyrannidae Empidonax flaviventris Flycatcher, Yellow-bellied YBFL
Tyrannidae Tyrannus verticalis Kingbird, Western WEKI
Tyrannidae Contopus borealis Flycatcher, Olive-sided OSFL
Tytonidae Tyto alba Owl, Common Barn COBO
Vireonidae Vireo bellii Vireo, Bell's BEVI
Vireonidae Vireo olivaceus Vireo, Red-eyed REVI
Vireonidae Vireo philadelphicus Vireo, Philadelphia PHVI
Vireonidae Vireo griseus Vireo, White-eyed WEVI
Vireonidae Vireo gilvus Vireo, Warbling WAVI
Vireonidae Vireo solitarius Vireo, Blue-headed SOVI
Vireonidae Vireo flavifrons Vireo, Yellow-throated YTVI
Family Scientific Name Common Name Code
Accipitridae Ictinia mississippiensis Kite, Mississippi MIKI
Anatidae Melanitta nigra Scoter, Black BLSC
Anatidae Anas cyanoptera Teal, Cinnamon CITE
Bombycillidae Bombycilla garrulus Waxwing, Bohemian BOWA
Cardinalinae Passerina amoena Bunting, Lazuli LAZB
Charadriidae Charadrius melodus Plover, Piping PIPL
Colubridae Zenaida asiatica Dove, White-winged WWDO
Emberizinae Pipilo maculatus Towhee, Spotted SPTO
Falconidae Falco mexicanus Falcon, Prairie PRFA
Fringillidae Calcarius pictus Longspur, Smith's SMLO
Fringillidae Pinicola enucleator Grosbeak, Pine PIGR
Gaviidae Gavia pacifica Loon, Pacific PALO
Gaviidae Gavia stellata Loon, Red-throated RTLO
Icterinae Euphagus cyanocephalus Blackbird, Brewer's BRBL
Laridae Larus californicus Gull, California CAGU
Laridae Larus ridibundus Gull, Black-headed BHGU
Laridae Rissa tridactyla Kittiwake, Black-legged BLKI
Laridae Larus fuscus Gull, Lesser Black-backed LBBG
Laridae Larus minutus Gull, Little LIGU
Laridae Larus canus Gull, Mew MHGU
Laridae Larus marinus Gull, Great Black-backed GBBG
Laridae Larus hyperboreus Gull, Glaucous GLGU
Laridae Xema sabini Gull, Sabine's SAGU
Laridae Larus glaucoides Gull, Iceland ICGU
Laridae Larus atricilla Gull, Laughing LAGU
Laridae Larus thayeri Gull, Thayer's THGU
Parulinae Dendroica discolor Warbler, Prairie PRAW
Phasianidae Tympanuchus cupido Prairie-chicken, Greater GRPC
Podicipedidae Podiceps grisegena Grebe, Red-necked RNGR
Rallidae Coturnicops noveboracensis Rail, Yellow YEAR
Recurvirostridae Himantopus mexicanus Stilt, Black-necked BNST
Scolopacidae Calidris canutus Red Knot REKN
Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel WHIM
Strigidae Nyctea scandiaca Owl, Snowy SNOW
Strigidae Speotyto cunicularia Owl, Burrowing BUOW
Thraupinae Piranga ludoviciana Tanager, Western WETA
Troglodytidae Thryomanes bewickii Wren, Bewick's BEWR
Troglodytidae Salpinctes obsoletus Wren, Rock ROWR
Turdidae Myadestes townsendi Solitaire, Townsend's TOSO
Turdidae Ixoreus naevius Thrush, Varied VATH
Turdinae Sialia currucoides Bluebird, Mountain MOBL
Tyrannidae Sayornis saya Phoebe, Say's SAPH
Tyrannidae Tyrannus forficatus Flycatcher, Scissor-tailed STFL