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Isle Royale National Park

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Houghton, Michigan


CODE

R - Regular occurrence
O - Occasional occurrence
A - Accidental occurrence
T - Breeds on adjacent mainland


LOONS                                  

___ Common Loon                              R 
___ Red-throated Loon                       A,T

GREBES ___ Red-necked Grebe R,T ___ Horned Grebe R ___ Western Grebe A ___ Pied-billed Grebe R
PELICAN, CORMORANTS ___ White Pelican A ___ Double-Crested Cormorant O,T
BITTERNS, HERONS ___ Great Blue Heron R ___ Green Heron A ___ Black-crowned Night Heron A ___ American Bittern R
SWANS, GEESE, DUCKS ___ Mute Swan A ___ Whistling Swan O ___ Canada Goose R ___ Snow Goose O ___ Mallard R ___ American Black Duck R ___ Mallard X Black Duck Hybrid A ___ Gadwall A ___ Common Pintail A,T ___ Green-winged Teal R ___ Blue-winged Teal R ___ American Wigeon (Baldpate) O ___ Northern Shoveler (Shoveler) A ___ Wood Duck R ___ Redhead A ___ Ring-necked Duck R ___ Canvasback A ___ Greater Scaup R ___ Lesser Scaup R ___ Common Goldeneye R ___ Bufflehead R ___ Oldsquaw R ___ White-winged Scoter O ___ Surf Scoter A ___ Black Scoter (Common Scoter) A ___ Ruddy Duck A ___ Hooded Merganser R ___ Common Merganser R ___ Red-breasted Merganser R
VULTURES, HAWKS, FALCONS ___ Turkey Vulture A ___ Northern Goshawk R ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk R,T ___ Cooper's Hawk O,T ___ Red-tailed Hawk R ___ Red-shouldered Hawk A ___ Rough-legged Hawk O ___ Golden Eagle O ___ Bald Eagle O ___ Northern Harrier (Marsh Hawk) O,T ___ Osprey O ___ Gyrfalcon A ___ Peregrine Falcon A,T ___ Merlin (Pigeon Hawk) R ___ American Kestrel (Sparrow Hawk) R
GALLINACEOUS BIRDS ___ Sharp-tailed Grouse O
RAILS ___ Virginia Rail A ___ Sora R,T ___ American Coot O,T
SHOREBIRDS ___ Semipalmated Plover A ___ Killdeer O,T ___ Lesser Golden Plover O ___ Black-bellied Plover O ___ American Woodcock R ___ Common Snipe R,T ___ Whimbrel O ___ Upland Sandpiper (Upland Plover) A,T ___ Spotted Sandpiper R,T ___ Solitary Sandpiper R ___ Greater Yellowlegs O ___ Lesser Yellowlegs R ___ Pectoral Sandpiper O ___ Least Sandpiper O ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper A ___ Sanderling A ___ Dowitcher (Species) A ___ Marbled Godwit A
GULLS, TERNS ___ Herring Gull R ___ Ring-billed Gull R,T ___ Bonaparte's Gull R ___ Common Tern O ___ Caspian Tern A ___ Black Tern A
DOVES ___ Rock Dove A,T ___ Mourning Dove O,T
CUCKOOS ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo O ___ Black-billed Cuckoo R
OWLS ___ Great Horned Owl R ___ Snowy Owl O ___ Hawk Owl A ___ Barred Owl A,T ___ Great Grey Owl A ___ Long-eared Owl A,T ___ Short-eared Owl A,T ___ Boreal Owl A ___ Saw-whet Owl A
GOATSUCKERS ___ Whip-poor-will R ___ Common Nighthawk R
SWIFTS, HUMMINGBIRDS ___ Chimney Swift R,T ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird R
KINGFISHERS ___ Belted Kingfisher R
WOODPECKERS ___ Common (Yellow-shafted) R ___ Pileated Woodpecker R ___ Red-headed Woodpecker A,T ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker R ___ Hairy Woodpecker R ___ Downy Woodpecker R,T ___ Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker R ___ Northern Three-toed Woodpecker O,T
FLYCATCHERS ___ Eastern Kingbird R ___ Great Crested Flycatcher A ___ Eastern Phoebe R ___ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher R,T ___ Alder Flycatcher R ___ Least Flycatcher R,T ___ Eastern Pewee R,T ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher R,T
LARKS ___ Horned Lark R,T
SWALLOWS ___ Tree Swallow R ___ Bank Swallow A,T ___ Barn Swallow R ___ Purple Martin A
JAYS, MAGPIES, CROWS ___ Gray Jay R ___ Blue Jay R ___ Black-billed Magpie A ___ Northern Raven R ___ American Crow R
CHICKADEES ___ Black-capped Chickadee R ___ Boreal Chickadee A,T
NUTHATCHES ___ White-breasted Nuthatch O,T
CREEPERS ___ Brown Creeper R
WRENS ___ House Wren R ___ Winter Wren R ___ Marsh Wren (Long-billed) A ___ Sedge Wren (Short-billed) R,T
THRASHERS ___ Gray Catbird (Catbird) O,T ___ Brown Thrasher O,T
KINGLETS, THRUSHES ___ American Robin R ___ Wood Thrush A ___ Hermit Thrush R ___ Swainson's Thrush R ___ Gray-cheeked Thrush R ___ Veery R,T ___ Eastern Bluebird O ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet R ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet R,T
PIPITS ___ American Pipit R
WAXWINGS ___ Cedar Waxwing R
SHRIKES ___ Northern Shrike O
STARLINGS ___ Starling O,T
VIREOS ___ Yellow-throated Vireo A ___ Solitary Vireo O,T ___ Red-eyed Vireo R ___ Philadelphia Vireo O,T ___ Warbling Vireo A
WOOD WARBLERS ___ Black-and-white Warbler R,T ___ Golden-winged Warbler A ___ Tennessee Warbler R,T ___ Orange-crowned Warbler O ___ Nashville Warbler R ___ Northern Parula Warbler R ___ Yellow Warbler O,T ___ Magnolia Warbler R ___ Cape May Warbler R,T ___ Black-throated Blue Warbler R,T ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) R ___ Black-throated Green Warbler R ___ Blackburnian Warbler R,T ___ Chesnut-sided Warbler R,T ___ Bay-breasted Warbler R,T ___ Blackpoll Warbler R ___ Pine Warbler O,T ___ Palm Warbler R,T ___ Ovenbird R ___ Northern Waterthrush O,T ___ Connecticut Warbler O,T ___ Mourning Warbler R ___ Common Yellowthroat O,T ___ Wilson's Warbler R,T ___ Canada Warbler R ___ American Redstart R
OLD WORLD SPARROWS ___ House Sparrow A,T
MEADOWLARKS, BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES ___ Bobolink O,T ___ Eastern Meadowlark A,T ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird A ___ Red-winged Blackbird R,T ___ Northern Oriole (Baltimore) O ___ Rusty Blackbird O ___ Brewer's Blackbird O,T ___ Common Grackle R ___ Brown-headed Cowbird R,T
GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS, SPARROWS, FINCHES ___ Scarlet Tanager R,T ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak R,T ___ Indigo Bunting R,T ___ Dickcissel A ___ Evening Grosbeak R,T ___ Purple Finch R,T ___ Pine Grosbeak R ___ Common Redpoll O ___ Pine Siskin R,T ___ American Goldfinch R,T ___ Red Crossbill O ___ White-winged Crossbill O,T ___ Rufous-sided Towhee A ___ Savannah Sparrow R,T ___ Vesper Sparrow R,T ___ Lark Sparrow A ___ Northern Junco (Slate-colored) R ___ American Tree Sparrow O ___ Chipping Sparrow R ___ Clay-colored Sparrow O,T ___ Field Sparrow A ___ Harris' Sparrow O ___ White-crowned Sparrow O,T ___ White-throated Sparrow R ___ Fox Sparrow R ___ Lincoln's Sparrow O,T ___ Swamp Sparrow R ___ Song Sparrow R ___ Lapland Longspur O ___ Snow Bunting R

For additional information contact:
National Park Service 
Isle Royale National Park
Houghton, Mighican 49931-1895
This resource should be cited as:
National Park Service.  No Date.  Isle Royale National Park Bird Checklist.  
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.  
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govroyale.htm 
     (Version 30DEC2002).

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