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Federation of New York State Bird Clubs

Birds of New York

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New York



NOTATIONS

* - Species known to breed, to have bred, or to have established breeding in New York State (243 species)
+ - Extinct (2 species)
I - Introduced (8 species)
E - Extirpated - no longer occurs in New York State but is not extinct (1 species)
IE - Introduced population existed but now extirpated (2 species)

The following notations denote species for which documentation should be submitted to the New York State Avian Records Committee: NYSARC, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.

N - Species for which documentation should be submitted to NYSARC for observations anywhere within New York State.
U - Species for which documentation should be submitted to NYSARC only when observed in upstate New York.
A - Species for which documentation should be submitted to NYSARC only when observed outside the Adirondacks.
S - Species for which spring observations (especially upstate) should be submitted to NYSARC.


Family Gaviidae - Loons

___ Red-throated Loon                  (Gavia stellata)
___ Pacific Loon                       (G. pacifica) (N)
___ Common Loon                        (G. immer) *
___ Yellow-billed Loon                 (G. adamsii) (N)

Family Podicipedidae - Grebes ___ Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) * ___ Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) ___ Red-necked Grebe (P. grisegena) ___ Eared Grebe (P. nigricollis) ___ Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) (N)
Family Diomedeidae - Albatrosses ___ Yellow-nosed Albatross (Thalassarche chlororhynchos) (N)
Family Procellariidae - Shearwaters and Petrels ___ Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) (U) ___ Black-capped Petrel (Pterodroma hasitata) (N) ___ Mottled Petrel (P. inexpectata) (N) ___ Herald Petrel (P. arminjoniana) (N) ___ Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) (U) ___ Greater Shearwater (Puffinus gravis) (U) ___ Sooty Shearwater (P. griseus) (U) ___ Manx Siiearwater (P. puffinus) (U) ___ Audubon's Shearwater (P. lherminieri) (N)
Family Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels ___ Wilson's Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) (U) ___ White-faced Storm-Petrel (Pelagodroma marina) (N) ___ Leach's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) (N)
Family Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds ___ White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus) (N) ___ Red-billed Tropicbird (P. aethereus (N)
Family Sulidae - Boobies and Gannets ___ Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) (N) ___ Northern Gannet (S. bassanus) (U)
Family Pelecanidae - Pelicans ___ American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) (N) ___ Brown Pelican (P. occidentalis) (N)
Family Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants ___ Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) (U) ___ Double-crested Cormorant (P. auritus) *
Family Anhingidae - Darters ___ Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) (N)
Family Fregatidae - Frigatebirds ___ Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) (N)
Family Ardeidae - Bitterns, Herons, and Allies ___ American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) * ___ Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) * ___ Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) * ___ Great Egret (A. alba) * ___ Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) * ___ Little Blue Heron (E. caerulea) * ___ Tricolored Heron (E. tricolor) (U) * ___ Reddish Egret (E. rufescens) (N) ___ Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) * ___ Green Heron (Butorides virescens) * ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) * ___ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (U) *
Family Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills ___ White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) (N) ___ Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) * ___ White-faced Ibis (P. chihi) (N) ___ Roseate Spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja) (N)
Family Ciconiidae - Storks ___ Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) (N)
Family Cathartidae - American Vultures ___ Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) (N) ___ Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) *
Family Anatidae - Geese, Swans, and Ducks ___ Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) (N) ___ Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) ___ Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) ___ Ross's Goose (C. rossii) (N) ___ Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)* ___ Brant (B. bernicla) ___ Barnacle Goose (B. leucopsis) (N) ___ Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) (I) * ___ Tundra Swan (C. columbianus) ___ Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) * ___ Gadwall (Anas strepera) * ___ Eurasian Wigeon (A. penelope) * ___ American Wigeon (A. americana) * ___ American Black Duck (A. rubripes) * ___ Mallard (A. platyrhynchos) * ___ Blue-winged Teal (A. discors) * ___ Cinnamon Teal (A. cyanoptera) (N) ___ Northern Shoveler (A. clypeata) * ___ Northern Pintail (A. acuta) * ___ Green-winged Teal (A. crecca) * ___ Canvasback (Aythya valisneria) * ___ Redhead (A. americana) * ___ Ring-necked Duck (A. collaris) * ___ Tufted Duck (A. fuligula) (U) ___ Greater Scaup (A. marila) ___ Lesser Scaup (A. affinis) * ___ King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) ___ Common Eider (S. mollissima) (U) ___ Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) ___ Labrador Duck (Camptorhynchus labradorius) (+) ___ Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) ___ White-winged Scoter (M. fusca) ___ Black Scoter (M. nigra) ___ Oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) ___ Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) ___ Common Goldeneye (B. clangula) * ___ Barrow's Goldeneye (B. islandica) ___ Smew (Mergellus albellus) (N) ___ Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) * ___ Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) * ___ Red-breasted Merganser (M. serrator) * ___ Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) *
Family Accipitridae - Kites, Eagles, Hawks, and Allies ___ Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) * ___ Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) (N) ___ White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) (N) ___ Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississippiensis) (N) ___ Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) * ___ Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) * ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) * ___ Cooper's Hawk (A. cooperii) * ___ Northern Goshawk (A. gentilis) * ___ Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) * ___ Broad-winged Hawk (B. platypterus) * ___ Swainson's Hawk (B. swainsoni) (N) ___ Red-tailed Hawk (B. jamaicensis) * ___ Rough-legged Hawk (B. lagopus) ___ Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) *
Family Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons ___ American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) * ___ Merlin (F. columbarius) * ___ Peregrine Falcon (F. peregrinus) * ___ Gyrfalcon (F. rusticolus) (N)
Family Phasianidae - Partridges, Grouse, and Turkeys ___ Gray Partridge (Perdix perdix) (I) * ___ Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) (I) * ___ Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) * ___ Spruce Grouse (Falcipennis canadensis) (A) * ___ Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) (E) ___ Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) *
Family Odontophoridae - New World Quail ___ Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) *
Family Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots ___ Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis) (N) ___ Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis) (U) * ___ Corn Crake (Crex crex) (N) ___ Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris) (U) * ___ King Rail (R. elegans) (N) * ___ Virginia Rail (R. limicola) * ___ Sora (Porzana carolina) * ___ Purple Gallinule (Porphyrula martinica) (U) ___ Azure Gallinule (P. flavirostris) (N) ___ Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) * ___ American Coot (Fulica americana) *
Family Gruidae - Cranes ___ Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) (N)
Family Charadriidae - Plovers and Lapwings ___ Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) (N) ___ Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) ___ American Golden-Plover (P. dominica) ___ Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia) (N) ___ Semipalmated Plover (C. semipalmatus) ___ Piping Plover (C. melodus) (U) * ___ Killdeer (C. vociferus) *
Family Haematopodidae - Oystercatchers ___ American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) (U) *
Family Recurvirostridae - Stilts and Avocets ___ Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (U) ___ American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) (U)
Family Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies ___ Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) ___ Lesser Yellowlegs (T. flavipes) ___ Spotted Redshank (T. erythropus) (N) ___ Wood Sandpiper (T. glareola) (N) ___ Solitary Sandpiper (T. solitaria) ___ Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) * ___ Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia) * ___ Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) * ___ Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis) (N) ___ Whimbrel (N. phaeopus) ___ Eurasian Curlew (N. arquata) (N) ___ Long-billed Curlew (N. americanus) (N) ___ Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) ___ Bar-tailed Godwit (L. lapponica) (N) ___ Marbled Godwit (L. fedoa) (U) ___ Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) ___ Red Knot (Calidris canutus) ___ Sanderling (C. alba) ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper (C. pusilla) ___ Western Sandpiper (C. mauri) (S) ___ Red-necked Stint (C. ruficollis) (N) ___ Little Stint (C. minuta) (N) ___ Least Sandpiper (C. minutilla) ___ White-rumped Sandpiper (C. fusicollis) ___ Baird's Sandpiper (C. bairdii) (S) ___ Pectoral Sandpiper (C. melanotos) ___ Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (C. acuminata) (N) ___ Purple Sandpiper (C. maritima) ___ Dunlin (C. alpina) ___ Curlew Sandpiper (C. ferruginea) (U) ___ Stilt Sandpiper (C. himantopus) ___ Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) ___ Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) ___ Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus) ___ Long-billed Dowitcher (L. scolopaceus) ___ Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) * ___ American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) * ___ Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor) * ___ Red-necked Phalarope (P. lobatus) ___ Red Phalarope (P. fulicaria)
Family Laridae - Skuas, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ___ Great Skua (Catharacta skua) (N) ___ South Polar Skua (C. maccormicki) (N) ___ Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pornarinus) ___ Parasitic Jaeger (S. parasiticus) ___ Long-tailed Jaeger (S. longicaudus) (N) ___ Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla) * ___ Franklin's Gull (L. pipixcan) ___ Little Gull (L. minutus) ___ Black-headed Gull (L. ridibundus) ___ Bonaparte's Gull (L. philadelphia) ___ Mew Gull (L. canus) (N) ___ Ring-billed Gull (L. delawarensis) * ___ California Gull (L. californicus) (N) ___ Herring Gull (L. argentatus) * ___ Thayer's Gull (L. thayeri) (N) ___ Iceland Gull (L. glaucoides) ___ Lesser Black-backed Gull (L. fuscus) ___ Slaty-backed Gull (L. schistisagus) (N) ___ Glaucous Gull (L. hyperboreus) ___ Great Black-backed Gull (L. marinus) * ___ Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) ___ Ross's Gull (Rhodostethia rosea) (N) ___ Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini) (S) ___ Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea) (N) ___ Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica) (U) * ___ Caspian Tern (S. caspia) * ___ Royal Tern (S. maxima) (U) ___ Sandwich Tern (S. sandvicensis) (N) ___ Roseate Tern (S. dougallii) (U) * ___ Common Tern (S. hirundo) * ___ Arctic Tern (S. paradisaea) (N) ___ Forster's Tern (S. forsteri) * ___ Least Tern (S. antillarum) * ___ Bridled Tern (S. anaethetus) (N) ___ Sooty Tern (S. fuscata) (N) ___ White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) (N) * ___ Black Tern (C. niger) * ___ Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) (U) *
Family Alcidae - Auks, Murres, and Puffins ___ Dovekie (Alle alle) (U) ___ Common Murre (Uria aalge) (N) ___ Thick-billed Murre (U. lomvia) (U) ___ Razorbill (Alca torda) (U) ___ Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle) (U) ___ Long-billed Murrelet (Brachyramphus perdix) (N) ___ Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) (N) ___ Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) (N)
Family Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves ___ Rock Dove (Columba livia) (I) * ___ White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) (N) ___ Mourning Dove (Z. macroura) * ___ Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) (+) *
Family Psittacidae - Parrots ___ Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) (I) *
Family Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis ___ Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) * ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo (C. americanus) *
Family Tytonidae - Barn Owls ___ Barn Owl (Tyto alba) *
Family Strigidae - Typical Owls ___ Eastern Screech-Owl (Otus asio) * ___ Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) * ___ Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca) ___ Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) (N) ___ Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) (N) ___ Barred Owl (Strix varia) * ___ Great Gray Owl (S. nebulosa) (N) ___ Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) * ___ Short-eared Owl (A. flammeus) * ___ Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) (N) ___ Northern Saw-whet Owl (A. acadicus)
Family Caprimulgidae - Goatsuckers ___ Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) * ___ Chuck-will's-widow (Caprimulgus carolinensis) (U) * ___ Whip-poor-will (C. vociferus) *
Family Apodidae - Swifts ___ Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) *
Family Trochilidae - Hummingbirds ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) * ___ Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (N)
Family Alcedinidae - Kingfishers ___ Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon) *
Family Picidae - Woodpeckers and Allies ___ Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) (N) ___ Red-headed Woodpecker (M. erythrocephalus) * ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker (M. carolinus) * ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) * ___ Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) * ___ Hairy Woodpecker (P. villosus) * ___ Three-toed Woodpecker (P. tridactylus) (A) * ___ Black-backed Woodpecker (P. arcticus) (A) * ___ Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) * ___ Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) *
Family Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi) * ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee (C. virens) * ___ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris) * ___ Acadian Flycatcher (E. virescens) * ___ Alder Flycatcher (E. alnorum) * ___ Willow Flycatcher (E. traillii) * ___ Least Flycatcher (E. minimus) ___ Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) * ___ Say's Phoebe (S. saya) (N) ___ Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (N) ___ Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) (N) ___ Great Crested Flycatcher (M. crinitus) * ___ Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) (U) ___ Eastern Kingbird (T. tyrannus) * ___ Gray Kingbird (T. dominicensis) (N) ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (T. forficatus) (N) ___ Fork-tailed Flycatcher (T. savana) (N)
Family Laniidae - Shrikes ___ Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor) ___ Loggerhead Shrike (L. ludovicianus) *
Family Vireonidae - Vireos ___ White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) * ___ Bell's Vireo (V. bellii) (N) ___ Blue-headed Vireo (V. solitarius) * ___ Yellow-throated Vireo (V. flavifrons) * ___ Warbling Vireo (V. gilvus) * ___ Philadelphia Vireo (V. philadelphicus) * ___ Red-eyed Vireo (V. olivaceus) *
Family Corvidae - Jays, Magpies, and Crows ___ Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis) (A) * ___ Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) * ___ Black-billed Magpie (Pica pica) (N) ___ American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) * ___ Fish Crow (C. ossifragus) * ___ Common Raven (C. corax) *
Family Alaudidae - Larks ___ Sky Lark (Alauda arvensis) (IE) * ___ Horned Lark (Eremcphila alpestris) *
Family Hirundinidae - Swallows ___ Purple Martin (Progne subis) * ___ Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) * ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) * ___ Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) * ___ Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) * ___ Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) * ___ Cave Swallow (P.fulva) (N)
Family Paridae - Chickadees and Titmice ___ Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) * ___ Boreal Chickadee (P. hudsonicus) * ___ Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) *
Family Sittidae - Nuthatches ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis) * ___ White-breasted Nuthatch (S. carolinensis) * ___ Brown-headed Nuthatch (S. pusilla) (N)
Family Certhiidae - Creepers ___ Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) *
Family Troglodytidae - Wrens ___ Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) (N) ___ Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) * ___ Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii) (N) * ___ House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) * ___ Winter Wren (T. troglodytes) * ___ Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis) * ___ Marsh Wren (C. palustris) *
Family Regulidae - Kinglets ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) * ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet (R. calendula) *
Family Sylviidae - Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) *
Family Turdidae - Thrushes ___ Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) (N) ___ Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) * ___ Mountain Bluebird (S. currucoides) (N) ___ Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) (N) ___ Veery (Catharus fuscescens) * ___ Gray-cheeked Thrush (C. minimus) ___ Bicknell's Thrush (C. bicknelli) (N) * ___ Swainson's Thrush (C. ustulatus) * ___ Hermit Thrush (C. guttatus) * ___ Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) * ___ Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) (N) ___ Redwing (T. iliacus) (N) ___ American Robin (T. migratorius) ___ Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius)
Family Mimidae - Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ___ Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) * ___ Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) * ___ Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (N) ___ Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) *
Family Sturnidae - Starlings and Allies ___ European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) (I) *
Family Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits ___ American Pipit (Anthus rubescens)
Family Bombycillidae - Waxwings ___ Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) ___ Cedar Waxwing (B. cedrorum) *
Family Parulidae - Wood Warblers ___ Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus) * ___ Golden-winged Warbler (V. chrysoptera) * ___ Tennessee Warbler (V. peregrina) * ___ Orange-crowned Warbler (V. celata) ___ Nashville Warbler (V. ruficapilla) * ___ Northern Parula (Parula americana) * ___ Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia) * ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler (D. pensylvanica) * ___ Magnolia Warbler (D. magnolia) * ___ Cape May Warbler (D. tigrina) * ___ Black-throated Blue Warbler (D. caerulescens) * ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler (D. coronata) * ___ Black-throated Gray Warbler (D. nigrescens) (N) ___ Townsend's Warbler (D. townsendi) (N) ___ Black-throated Green Warbler (D. virens) * ___ Blackburnian Warbler (D. fusca) * ___ Yellow-throated Warbler (D. dominica) (U) * ___ Pine Warbler (D. pinus) * ___ Prairie Warbler (D. discolor) * ___ Palm Warbler (D. palmarum) * ___ Bay-breasted Warbler (D. castanea) * ___ Blackpoll Warbler (D. striata) * ___ Cerulean. Warbler (D. cerulea) * ___ Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) * ___ American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) * ___ Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) * ___ Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus) * ___ Swainson's Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii) (N) ___ Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus) * ___ Northern Waterthrush (S. noveboracensis) * ___ Louisiana Waterthrush (S. motacilla) * ___ Kentucky Warbler (Oporornis formosus) * ___ Connecticut Warbler (O. agilis) ___ Mourning Warbler (O. philadelphia) * ___ Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) * ___ Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) * ___ Wilson's Warbler (W. pusilla) * ___ Canada Warbler (W. canadensis) * ___ Painted Redstart (Myioborus pictus) (N) ___ Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) *
Family Thraupidae - Tanagers ___ Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (U) ___ Scarlet Tanager (P. olivacea) * ___ Western Tanager (P. ludoviciana) (N)
Family Emberizidae - New World Sparrows ___ Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (N) ___ Eastern Towhee (P. erythrophthalmus) * ___ Spotted Towhee (P. maculatus) (N) ___ Bachman's Sparrow (Aimophila aestivalis) (N) ___ American Tree Sparrow (Spizella arborea) ___ Chipping Sparrow (S. passerina) * ___ Clay-colored Sparrow (S. pallida) * ___ Field Sparrow (S. pusilla) * ___ Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) * ___ Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) (U) ___ Lark Bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys) (N) ___ Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) * ___ Baird's Sparrow (Ammodramus bairdii) (N) ___ Grasshopper Sparrow (A. savannarum) * ___ Henslow's Sparrow (A. henslowii) * ___ Le Conte's Sparrow (A. leconteii) (N) ___ Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow (A. caudacutus) (U) * ___ Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow (A. nelsoni) (N) ___ Seaside Sparrow (A. maritimus) (U) * ___ Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) ___ Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) * ___ Lincoln's Sparrow (M. lincolnii) * ___ Swamp Sparrow (M. georgiana) * ___ White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) * ___ Harris's Sparrow (Z. querula) (N) ___ White-crowned Sparrow (Z. leucophrys) ___ Golden-crowned Sparrow (Z. atricapilla) (N) ___ Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) * ___ Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) ___ Smith's Longspur (C. pictus) (N) ___ Chestnut-collared Longspur (C. ornatus) (N) ___ Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Family Cardinalidae - Grosbeaks and Buntings ___ Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) * ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) * ___ Black-headed Grosbeak (P. melanocephalus) (N) ___ Blue Grosbeak (Guiraca caerulea) (U) * ___ Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) * ___ Painted Bunting (P. ciris) (N) ___ Dickcissel (Spiza americana) *
Family Icteridae - Icterines ___ Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) * ___ Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) * ___ Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) * ___ Western Meadowlark (S. neglecta) * ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) ___ Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) * ___ Brewer's Blackbird (E. cyanocephalus) (N) ___ Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) * ___ Boat-tailed Grackle (Q. major) (U) * ___ Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) * ___ Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) * ___ Baltimore Oriole (I. galbula) * ___ Bullock's Oriole (I. bullockii) (N)
Family Fringillidae - Fringilline and Cardueline Finches ___ Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla) (N) ___ Pine Grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) ___ Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) * ___ House Finch (C. mexicanus) (I) * ___ Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) * ___ White-winged Crossbill (L. leucoptera) * ___ Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) ___ Hoary Redpoll (C. hornemanni) (N) ___ Pine Siskin (C. pinus) * ___ American Goldfinch (C. tristis) * ___ European Goldfinch (C. carduelis) (IE) * ___ Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) *
Family Passeridae - Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) (1) *
For additional information contact:
Federation of New York State Bird Clubs
P.O. Box 296
Somers, NY 10589
The Federation of New York State Bird Clubs, Inc.
This resource is based on the following source:
Federation of New York State Bird Clubs, Inc.  1996.  Checklist of the birds of 
     New York State.  Federation of New York State Bird Clubs, Inc.  13 pages.
This resource should be cited as:
Federation of New York State Bird Clubs, Inc.  1996.  Checklist of the birds of 
     New York State.  Federation of New York State Bird Clubs, Inc.  13 pages.
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govnystate.htm 
     (Version 22MAY98).

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