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National Capital Parks-Central

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Washington, D.C.

ORDER               Family
FALCONIFORMES     Accipitridae

Common Name

___ Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
___ Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)
___ Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
___ Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)
___ Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
___ Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

ORDER FAMILY FALCONIFORMES Falconidae Common Name ___ American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) ___ Merlin (Falco columbarius)
ORDER FAMILY GAVIIFORMES Gaviidae Common Name ___ Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata)
ORDER FAMILY PODICIPEDIFORMES Podicipedidae Common Name ___ Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) ___ Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)
ORDER FAMILY CICONIIFORMES Ardeiae Common Name ___ Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) ___ Black-crowned Night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
ORDER FAMILY ANSERIFORMES Anatidae Common Name ___ Wood Duck (Aix Sponsa) ___ Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) ___ Mallard (Anas platyrhyncos) ___ American Black Duck (Anas rubripes) ___ Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) ___ American Wigeon (Anas americana) ___ Cananda Goose (Branta canadensis) ___ Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) ___ Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)
ORDER FAMILY CHARADRIIFORMES Laridae Common Name ___ Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla) ___ Bonaparte's Gull (Larus philadelphia) ___ Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) ___ Herring Gull (Larus argentus) ___ Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) ___ Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Certhiidae Common Name ___ Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)
ORDER FAMILY COLUMBIFORMES Columbidae Common Name ___ Rock Dove (Columba livia) ___ Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Corvidae Common Name ___ American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) ___ Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus) ___ Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Emberizidae Common Name ___ Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) ___ Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) ___ Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) ___ Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) ___ Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) ___ Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Fringillidae Common Name ___ American Goldenfinch (Carduelis tristis) ___ House Finch (Carpodacus mexicana) ___ Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Mimidae Common Name ___ Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Paridae Common Name ___ Tufted Titmouse (Parus bicolor) ___ Carolina Chickadee (Parus carolinensis)
ORDER FAMILY PICIFORMES Picidae Common Name ___ Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) ___ Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) ___ Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Passeridae Common Name ___ House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Sittidae Common Name ___ White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Sturnidae Common Name ___ European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Troglodytidae Common Name ___ Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) ___ Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
ORDER FAMILY PASSERIFORMES Muscicapidae Common Name ___ American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

National Capital Parks-Central
900 Ohio Drive, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20242

Tel: 202-485-9880
Fax: 202-426-1835

This resource is based on the following source:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  No date.  Birds of National Capital Parks-
     Central, Washington, D.C.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  No date.  Birds of National Capital Parks-
     Central, Washington, D.C.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Unpaginated.
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     (Version 02DEC99)

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