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Pine Island, Matlacha Pass, Island Bay,
Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuges

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Florida



LOONS

___ Common Loon                        Gavia immer
___ Red-throated Loon                  Gavia stellata

GREBES ___ Red-necked Grebe Podiceps gresgena ___ Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus ___ Pied-billed Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
CORMORANTS ___ Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
ANHINGAS ___ American Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
WATERFOWL ___ Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor ___ American Black Duck Anas rubripes ___ Gadwall Anas strepera ___ Mallard Anas platrhynchos ___ Common Pintail Anas acuta ___ American Wigeon Anas americana ___ Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata ___ Blue-winged Teal Anas discors ___ Green-winged Teal Anas crecca ___ Oldsquaw Clagula hyemalis ___ Common Eider Somateria mollissima ___ Canvasback Aythya valisnaria ___ Redhead Aythya americana ___ Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris ___ Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis ___ Greater Scaup Aythya marila ___ Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula ___ Bufflehead Bucephala albeola ___ Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis ___ Wood Duck Aix sponsa ___ Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula ___ Common Merganser Mergus merganser ___ Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator ___ Hooded Merganser Mergus merganser
RAILS, GALLINULES & COOTS ___ American Coot Fulica americana ___ Common Moorhen Gallinula cloropus ___ Purple Gallinule Porphyrula martinica ___ Virginia Rail Rallus limicola ___ King Rail Rallus elegans ___ Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris ___ Sora Porzana carolina ___ Black Rail Laterallus jamicensis ___ Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis
PELICANS ___ American White Pelican Pelecanus erthrorhynchos ___ Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
FRIGATEBIRDS ___ Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
GULLS & TERNS ___ Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus ___ Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides ___ Herring Gull Larus argentaus ___ Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis ___ Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla ___ Greater Black-backed Gull Larus marinus ___ Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus ___ Laughing Gull Larus atricilla ___ Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan ___ Black-headed Gull Larus ridubundis ___ Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia ___ Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica ___ Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis ___ Royal Tern Sterna maxima ___ Caspian Tern Sterna caspia ___ Forster's Tern Sterna hirundo ___ Least Tern Sterna antillanum ___ Common Tern Sterna hirundo ___ Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii ___ Black Tern Chlidonias niger ___ Brown Noddy Anous stolidus ___ Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata ___ Bridled Tern Sterna anaehetus ___ Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
HERONS ___ Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias ___ Great White Heron Ardea herodias occientalis ___ Great Egret Casmerodius albus ___ Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea ___ Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor ___ Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens ___ Snowy Egret Egretta thula ___ Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax ___ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea ___ Green Heron Butorides striatus ___ Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis ___ American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
STORKS ___ Wood Stork Mycteria americana
CRANES ___ Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis ___ Florida Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis pratensis
LIMPKIN ___ Limpkin Aramus guarauna
IBISES & SPOONBILLS ___ Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus ___ White Ibis Eudocimus albus ___ Roseate Spoonbill Ajaia ajaja

OYSTERCATCHERS ___ American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
STILTS & AVOCETS ___ Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus ___ American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
PLOVERS ___ Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola ___ Lesser Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica ___ Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres ___ Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus ___ Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ___ Piping Plover Charadrius melodus ___ Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus ___ Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia ___ Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
SHOREBIRDS ___ Common Snipe Capella gallinago ___ Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus ___ Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus ___ Red Knot Calidris canutus ___ Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica ___ Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa ___ Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus ___ Whimbrel Numinius paeopus ___ Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus ___ Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca ___ Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes ___ Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria ___ Stilt Sandpiper Micropalama himantopus ___ Sanderling Calidris alba ___ Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda ___ Pectoral Sandpiper Caladris melanotus ___ Ruff Philomachus pugnax ___ Stilt Sandpiper Caladris hamantopus ___ Dunlin Calidris alpina ___ Purple Sandpiper Caladris maritima ___ Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia ___ Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla ___ Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri ___ Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii ___ White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis ___ Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryungites subruficollis ___ Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor ___ Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius ___ Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus locatus
GALLINACEOUS BIRDS ___ Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ___ Common Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
KITES, HAWKS & EAGLES ___ Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus ___ Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis ___ Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus ___ Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii ___ Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus ___ Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis ___ Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus ___ Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus ___ Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus ___ Short-tailed Hawk Buteo brachyurus ___ Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus ___ Osprey Pandion haliaetus
VULTURES ___ Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura ___ Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
FALCONS ___ American Kestrel Falco sparverius ___ Merlin Falco columbarius ___ Arctic Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus tundrius
OWLS ___ Common Screech Owl Otus asio ___ Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus ___ Barred Owl Strix varia ___ Barn Owl Tyto alba ___ Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
PIGEONS AND DOVES ___ Rock Dove Columbo columbo ___ Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura ___ Ground Dove Columbina passerina ___ Eurasian Collared-dove
CUCKOOS & ANIS ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus ___ Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor ___ Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus ___ Smooth billed Ani Crotophaga ani
NIGHTJARS ___ Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor ___ Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus ___ Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis
HUMMINGBIRDS ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
KINGFISHERS ___ Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
WOODPECKERS ___ Common ("yellow-shafted") Flicker Colaptes auratus ___ Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erthrocephalus ___ Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus ___ Red-cockaded Woodpecker Picoides borealis ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius ___ Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens ___ Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
TYRANT FLYCATCHERS ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Muscivora forficata ___ Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus ___ Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis ___ Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus ___ Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe ___ Eastern-pewee contopus virens ___ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris ___ Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens ___ Trail's Flycatcher Empidonax trailli ___ Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher Nuttallornis borealis
PIPITS AND WAGTAILS ___ American Pipit Anthus spinoletta
SWALLOWS ___ Purple Martin Progne subis ___ Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota ___ Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica ___ Tree Swallow Iridoprocne bicolor ___ Bank Swallow Riparia riparia ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis ___ Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx ruficollis
SWIFTS ___ Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
JAYS, CROWS & MAGPIES ___ Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus ___ American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos ___ Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata ___ Scrub Jay Aphelocoma coerulescens
TITMICE & CHICKADEES ___ Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinenesis ___ Tufted Titmouse Parus bicolor
NUTHATCHES & CREEPERS ___ White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis ___ Brown Creeper Certhia americana ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis ___ Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
WRENS ___ House Wren Troglodytes aedon ___ Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes ___ Bewick's Wren Troglodytes bewickii ___ Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus ___ Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris ___ Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
THRUSHES ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea ___ Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis ___ American Robin Turdus migratorius ___ Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus ___ Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus ___ Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus ___ Veery Catharus fuscecens ___ Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
MIMIC THRUSHES ___ Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum ___ Gray Catbird Dumetella carplinensis ___ Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
SHRIKES ___ Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
WAXWINGS ___ Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
VIREOS ___ White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus ___ Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus ___ Solitary Vireo Vireo solitarius ___ Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons ___ Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus ___ Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
WARBLERS ___ Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia ___ Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea ___ Swainson's Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii ___ Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus ___ Lawrence's Warbler Helminthophaga lawrencei ___ Brewster's Warbler Helminthophaga leucobronchialis ___ Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chysoptera ___ Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus ___ Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina ___ Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata ___ Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla ___ Northern Parula Parula americana ___ Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia ___ Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia ___ Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina ___ Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata ___ Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens ___ Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea ___ Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca ___ Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica ___ Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea ___ Kirtland's Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii ___ Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata ___ Pine Warbler Dendroica pinsu ___ Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor ___ Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum ___ Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus ___ Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis ___ Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacill ___ Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus ___ Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis ___ Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia ___ Common Yellowthroat Geothylpis trichas ___ Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens ___ Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina ___ Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla ___ Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis ___ American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
BLACKBIRDS & ORIOLES ___ Red-winged Oriole Agelaius phoeniceus ___ Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater ___ Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus ___ Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus ___ Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula ___ Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major ___ Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus ___ Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna ___ European Starling Sturna vulgarus ___ Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius ___ Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula ___ Summer Tanager Piranga rubra ___ Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
FINCHES ___ Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus ___ American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
GROSBEAKS,BUNTINGS, & SPARROWS ___ Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis ___ Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis ___ Blue Grosbeak Guiraca caerulea ___ Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea ___ Painted Bunting Passerina ciris ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus ___ Rufous-sided Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus ___ Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina ___ Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum floridanus ___ Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis ___ Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii ___ Song Sparrow Melospiza molodia ___ Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus ___ Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana ___ Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla ___ Savannah Sparrow Passerclus sandwichensis ___ Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus

This resource is based on the following source:
J.N. "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society, Inc and The Florida Game & Freshwater 
     Fish Commission List.  1998.  Species List of Pine Island, Matlacha Pass, 
     Island Bay and Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuges.  J.N. "Ding" 
     Darling Wildlife Society, Inc.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
J.N. "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society, Inc and The Florida Game & Freshwater 
     Fish Commission List.  1998.  Species List of Pine Island, Matlacha Pass, 
     Island Bay and Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuges.  J.N. "Ding" 
     Darling Wildlife Society, Inc.  Unpaginated.
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. 
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govpine.htm 
     (Version 23FEB01).

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