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Birds of Northwestern Louisiana

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This bird checklist for Northwestern Louisiana includes the James Bayou Forest Natural Area, Soda Lake Wildlife Management/Wildlife Refuge, Bodcau Bayou Wildlife Area & Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area.

LOONS

___ Red-throated Loon
___ Common Loon

GREBES ___ Pied-billed Grebe ___ Horned Grebe ___ Eared Grebe ___ Western Grebe
PELICANS ___ American White Pelican ___ Brown Pelican
COMORANTS, DARTERS ___ Double-crested Cormorant ___ Neotropic Cormorant ___ Anhinga
BITTERNS, HERONS, etc. ___ American Bittern ___ Least Bittern ___ Great Blue Heron ___ Great Egret ___ Snowy Egret ___ Little Blue Heron ___ Tricolored Heron ___ Cattle Egret ___ Green Heron ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron ___ Yellow-cr. Night-Heron
IBISES, SPOONBILLS ___ White Ibis ___ White-faced Ibis ___ Roseate Spoonbill
STORKS ___ Wood Stork
NEW WORLD VULTURES ___ Black Vulture ___ Turkey Vulture
GEESE, DUCKS ___ Fulvous Whistling-Duck ___ Bl.-bellied Whistling-Duck ___ Tundra Swan ___ Gr. White-fronted Goose ___ Snow Goose ___ Ross' Goose ___ Canada Goose ___ Wood Duck ___ Green-winged Teal ___ American Black Duck ___ Mallard ___ Northern Pintale ___ Blue-winged Teal ___ Cinnamon Teal ___ Northern Shoveler ___ Gadwall ___ American Wigeon ___ Canvasback ___ Redhead ___ Ring-necked Duck ___ Greater Scaup ___ Lesser Scaup ___ Oldsquaw ___ Surf Scoter ___ White-winged Scoter ___ Common Goldeneye ___ Bufflehead ___ Hooded Merganser ___ Common Merganser ___ Red-breasted Merganser ___ Ruddy Duck
KITES, EAGLES ___ Osprey ___ Swallow-tailed Kite ___ White-tailed Kite ___ Mississippi Kite ___ Bald Eagle
HAWKS ___ Northern Harrier ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ Cooper's Hawk ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ Broad-winged Hawk ___ Swainson's Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk ___ Ferruginous Hawk ___ Rough-legged Hawk ___ Golden Eagle
FALCONS ___ American Kestrel ___ Merlin ___ Perigrine Falcon
TURKEYS, QUAIL ___ Wild Turkey ___ Northern Bobwhite
RAILS, COOTS ___ Yellow Rail ___ Black Rail ___ King Rail ___ Virginia Rail ___ Sora ___ Purple Gallinule ___ Common Moorhen ___ American Coot
CRANES ___ Sandhill Crane
PLOVERS ___ Black-bellied Plover ___ American Golden-Plover ___ Snowy Plover ___ Semipalmated Plover ___ Piping Plover ___ Killdeer
STILTS, AVOCETS ___ Black-necked Stilt ___ American Avocet
SANDPIPERS ___ Greater Yellowlegs ___ Lesser Yellowlegs ___ Solitary Sandpiper ___ Willet ___ Spotted Sandpiper ___ Upland Sandpiper ___ Long-billed Curlew ___ Hudsonian Godwit ___ Ruddy Turnstone ___ Red Knot ___ Sanderling ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper ___ Western Sandpiper ___ Least Sandpiper ___ White-rumped Sandpiper ___ Baird's Sandpiper ___ Pectoral Sandpiper ___ Dunlin ___ Stilt Sandpiper ___ Buff-breasted Sandpiper ___ Short-billed Dowitcher ___ Long-billed Dowitcher ___ Common Snipe ___ American Woodcock ___ Wilson's Phalarope
GULLS, TERNS ___ Laughing Gull ___ Franklin's Gull ___ Bonaparte's Gull ___ Ring-billed Gull ___ Herring Gull ___ Glaucous Gull ___ Sabine's Gull ___ Caspian Tern ___ Common Tern ___ Forster's Tern ___ Least Tern ___ Sooty Tern ___ Black Tern
PIGEONS, DOVES ___ Rock Dove ___ Band-tailed Pigeon ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Ringed Turtle-Dove ___ White-winged Dove ___ Diamond Dove ___ Mourning Dove ___ Inca Dove ___ Common Ground-Dove
PARROTS ___ Monk Parakeet
CUCKOOS ___ Black-billed Cuckoo ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo ___ Greater Roadrunner ___ Groove-billed Ani
OWLS ___ Barn Owl ___ Eastern Screech-Owl ___ Great Horned Owl ___ Snowy Owl ___ Burrowing Owl ___ Barred Owl ___ Long-eared Owl ___ Short-eared Owl
GOATSUCKERS ___ Common Nighthawk ___ Chuck-will's widow ___ Whip-poor-will
SWIFTS ___ Chimney Swift
HUMMINGBIRDS ___ Ruby-th. Hummingbird ___ Broad-tailed Hummingbird ___ Rufous Hummingbird
KINGFISHERS ___ Belted Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS ___ Red-headed Woodpecker ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ___ Downey Woodpecker ___ Hairy Woodpecker ___ Red-cockaded Woodpecker ___ Northern Flicker ___ Pileated Woodpecker
TYRANT FLYCATCHERS ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee ___ Yellow-bellied ___ Acadian Flycatcher ___ Alder Flycatcher ___ Willow Flycatcher ___ Least Flycatcher ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Say's Phoebe ___ Vermillion Flycatcher ___ Ash-throated Flycatcher ___ Great Crested Flycatcher ___ Western Kingbird ___ Eastern Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
SHRIKES ___ Loggerhead Shrike
VIREOS ___ White-eyed Vireo ___ Bell's Vireo ___ Blue-headed Vireo ___ Yellow-throated Vireo ___ Warbling Vireo ___ Philadelphia Vireo ___ Red-eyed Vireo
JAYS, CROWS ___ Blue Jay ___ American Crow ___ Fish Crow
LARKS ___ Horned Lark
SWALLOWS ___ Purple Martin ___ Tree Swallow ___ No. Rough-winged Swallow ___ Bank Swallow ___ Cliff Swallow ___ Barn Swallow
CHICKADEES, TITMICE ___ Carolina Chickadee ___ Tufted Titmouse
NUTHATCHES ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch ___ White-breasted Nuthatch ___ Brown-headed Nuthatch
CREEPERS ___ Brown Creeper
WRENS ___ Carolina Wren ___ Bewick's Wren ___ House Wren ___ Winter Wren ___ Sedge Wren ___ Marsh Wren
MUSCICAPIDS ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher ___ Northern Wheatear ___ Eastern Bluebird ___ Veery ___ Gray-cheeked Thrush ___ Swainson's Thrush ___ Hermit Thrush ___ Wood Thrush ___ American Robin
MOCKINGBIRDS ___ Grey Catbird ___ Northern Mockingbird ___ Brown Thrasher
STARLINGS ___ European Starling
PIPITS ___ American Pipit ___ Sprague's Pipit
WAXWINGS ___ Cedar Waxwing
WARBLERS ___ Blue-winged Warbler ___ Golden-winged Warbler ___ Tennessee Warbler ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Nashville Warbler ___ Northern Parula ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler ___ Magnolia Warbler ___ Cape May Warbler ___ Black-throated Blue Warbler ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler ___ Black-th. Green Warbler ___ Blackburnian Warbler ___ Yellow-throated Warbler ___ Pine Warbler ___ Prairie Warbler ___ Palm Warbler ___ Bay-breasted Warbler ___ Blackpoll Warbler ___ Cerulean Warbler ___ Black-and white Warbler ___ American Redstart ___ Prothonotary Warbler ___ Worm-eating Warbler ___ Swainson's Warbler ___ Ovenbird ___ Northern Waterthrush ___ Louisiana Waterthrush ___ Kentucky Warbler ___ Connecticut Warbler ___ Mourning Warbler ___ Common Yellowthroat ___ Hooded Warbler ___ Wilson's Warbler ___ Canada Warbler ___ Yellow-breasted Chat
TANAGERS ___ Summer Tanager ___ Scarlet Tanager ___ Western Tanager
SPARROWS ___ Eastern Towhee ___ Spotted Towhee ___ Bachman's Sparrow ___ American Tree Sparrow ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Clay-colored Sparrow ___ Field Sparrow ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ Lark Sparrow ___ Black-throated Sparrow ___ Savannah Sparrow ___ Grasshopper Sparrow ___ Henslow's Sparrow ___ LeConte's Sparrow ___ Nelson's Sharp-tail Sparrow ___ Fox Sparrow ___ Song Sparrow ___ Lincoln's Sparrow ___ Swamp Sparrow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Harris' Sparrow ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ Golden-crowned Sparrow ___ Dark-eyed Junco ___ Lapland Longspur ___ Smith's Longspur ___ Chestnut-collared Longspur
CARDINALS ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak ___ Black-headed Grosbeak ___ Blue Grosbeak ___ Indigo Bunting ___ Painted Bunting ___ Dickcissel
ICTERIDS ___ Bobolink ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Eastern Meadowlark ___ Western Meadowlark ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird ___ Rusty Blackbird ___ Brewer's Blackbird ___ Common Grackle ___ Great-tailed Grackle ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Orchard Oriole ___ Baltimore Oriole ___ Bullock's Oriole
FINCHES ___ Purple Finch ___ House Finch ___ Red Crossbill ___ Pine Siskin ___ Lesser Siskin ___ American Goldfinch ___ Evening Goldfinch
WEAVER FINCHES ___ House Sparrow

For more information contact:
                                 SSNS BIRD STUDY GROUP
                                 Museum of Life Sciences
                                 One University Place
                                 Shreveport LA 71115-2399
Arrival and Departure Dates - Additional information concerning arrival and departure dates of Birds of Northwestern Louisiana.
This resource is based on the following source:
Bird Study Group.  1999.  Birds of Northwestern Louisiana.  Shreveport 
     Society for Nature Study, Inc.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
Bird Study Group.  1999.  Birds of Northwestern Louisiana.  Shreveport 
     Society for Nature Study, Inc.  Unpaginated.  Jamestown, ND: 
     Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govnwla.htm  
     (Version 04JAN00)

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