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Migration of Birds

List of Bird Species Mentioned in Text


COMMON NAME   SCIENTIFIC NAME
 
Albatross, Black-footed Diomedea nigripes
Albatross, Laysan Diomedea immutabilis
Blackbird (European) Turdus merula
Blackbird, Brewer's Euphagus cyanocephalus
Blackbird, Red-winged Agelaius phoeniceus
Blackbird, Rusty Euphagus carolinus
Blackbird, Yellow-headed Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Blackcap, Common Sylvia atricapilla
Bluebird, Eastern Sialia sialis
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Bobwhite, Northern Colinus virginianus
Brant Branta bernicla
Bunting, Black-headed Emberiza melanocephala
Bunting, Cretzchmar's Emberiza caesia
Bunting, Indigo Passerina cyanea
Bunting, Ortolan Emberiza hortulana
Bunting, Painted Passerine ciris
Bunting, Snow Plectrophenax nivalis
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Cardinal, Northern Cardinalis cardinalis
Chat, Yellow-breasted Icteria virens
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis
Coot, American Fulica americana
Cowbird, Brown-headed Molothrus ater
Cormorant, Double-crested Phalacrocorax auritus
Crane, Sandhill Grus canadensis
Crossbill, Red Loxia curvirostra
Crow, American Corvus brachyrhynchos
Crow, Hooded Corvus corone cornix
Cuckoo, Black-billed Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Cuckoo, Yellow-billed Coccyzus americanus
Curlew, Bristle-thighed Numenius tahitiensis
Dickcissel Spiza americana
Dove, Mourning Zenaida macroura
Dove, Turtle Streptopelia turtu
Duck, American Black Anas rubripesh
Duck, Wood Aix sponsa
Eagle, Bald Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Egret, Great Ardea albus
Egret, Snowy Egretta thula
Eider, Common Somateria mollissima
Eider, King Somateria spectabilis
Falcon, Eleonora's Falco eleonorae
Falcon, Peregrine Falco peregrinus
Finch, Purple Carpodacus purpureus
Flicker, Northern Colaptes auratus
Flycatcher, Hammond's Empidonax hammondii
Flycatcher, Least Empidonax minimus
Flycatcher, Pacific-slope Empidonax difficilis
Godwit, Black-tailed Limosa limosa
Godwit, Hudsonian Limosa haemastica
Golden-Plover, American Pluvialis dominicus
Golden-Plover, Pacific Pluvialis fulva
Goldfinch, American Carduelis tristis
Goose, Bar-headed Anser indicus
Goose, Cackling Branta canadensis minima
Goose, Canada Branta canadensis
Goose, Emperor Chen canagica
Goose, Ross' Chen rossii
Goose, Snow Chen caerulescens
Goose, Greater White-fronted Anser albifrons
Goshawk, Northern Accipiter gentilis
Grackle, Common Quiscalus quiscula
Grosbeak, Black-headed Pheucticus melanocephalus
Grosbeak, Evening Coccothraustes vespertinus
Grosbeak, Pine Pinicola enucleator
Grosbeak, Rose-breasted Pheucticus ludovicianus
Grouse, Blue Dendragapus obscurus
Gull, California Larus californicus
Gull, Franklin's Larus pipixican
Gull, Ross Rhodostethia rosea
Hawk, Broad-winged Buteo platypterus
Hawk, Cooper's Accipiter cooperii
Hawk, Red-shouldered Buteo lineatus
Hawk, Red-tailed Buteo jamaicensis
Hawk, Rough-legged Buteo lagopus
Hawk, Sharp-shinned Accipiter striatus
Hawk, Swainson's Buteo swainsoni
Heron, Little Blue Egretta caerulea
Hummingbird, Ruby-throated Archilochus colubris
Jay, Blue Cyanocitta cristata
Junco, Dark-eyed Junco hyemalis
Kingbird, Eastern Tyrannus tyrannus
Kingfisher, Belted Megaceryle alcyon
Kittiwake, Red-legged Rissa brevirostris
Knot, Red Calidris canutus
Lark, Horned Eremophila alpestris
Longspur, Lapland Calcarius lapponicus
Loon, Arctic Gavia arctica
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Martin, Purple Progne subis
Meadowlark, Eastern Sturnella magna
Meadowlark, Western Sturnella neglecta
Nighthawk, Common Chordeiles minor
Night-Heron, Black-crowned Nycticorax nycticorax
Oriole, Baltimore Icterus galbula
Oriole, Black-headed Oriolus xanthornus
Oriole, Black-naped Oriolus chinensis
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus
Owl, Great-Horned Bubo virginianus
Owl, Snowy Nyctea scandiaca
Pelican, American White Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Penguin, Adelie Pygoscelis adeliae
Phalarope, Red-neck Phalaropus lobatus
Pigeon (Homing) Columba livia
Pintail, Northern Anas acuta
Poorwill, Common Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Quail, Migratory Coturnix coturnix
Quail, Mountain Oreortyx pictus
Redhead Aythya americana
Redpoll, Common Carduelis flammea
Redstart, American Setophaga ruticilla
Robin, American Turdus migratorius
Robin, European Erithacus rubecul
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Sandpiper, Baird's Calidris bairdii
Sandpiper, Pectoral Calidris melanotos
Sandpiper, Purple Calidris maritima
Sandpiper, Semipalmated Calidris pussilla
Sandpiper, Upland Bartramia longicauda
Sandpiper, Western Calidris mauri
Sandpiper, White-rumped Calidris fuscicollis
Sapsucker, Williamson's Sphyrapicus thyroideus
Scaup, Greater Aythya marita
Scaup, Lesser Aythya affinis
Shearwater, Short-tailed Puffinus tenuirostris
Shearwater, Sooty Puffinus griseus
Shrike, Loggerhead Lanius ludovicianus
Shrike, Red-backed Lanius collurio
Siskin, Pine Carduelis pinus
Snipe, Common Gallinago gallinago
Sora Porzana carolina
Sparrow, American Tree Spizella arborea
Sparrow, Chipping Spizella passerina
Sparrow, Field Spizella pusilla
Sparrow, Fox Passerella iliaca
Sparrow, Harris Zonotrichia querula
Sparrow, Savannah Passerculus sandwichensis
Sparrow, Song Melospiza melodia
Sparrow, Vesper Pooecetes gramineus
Sparrowhawk, Eurasian Accipiter nisus
Starling, European Sturnus vulgaris
Stork, White Ciconia ciconia
Storm-petrel, Wilson's Oceanites oceanicus
Swallow, Bank Riparia riparia
Swallow, Barn Hirundo rustica
Swallow, Cliff Hirundo pyrrhonota
Swan, Tundra Cygnus columbianus
Swift, Chimney Chaetura pelagica
Swift, Common (European) Apus apus
Tanager, Scarlet Piranga olivacea
Tanager, Western Piranga ludoviciana
Tattler, Wandering Heteroscelus incanus
Teal, Blue-winged Anas discors
Tern, Arctic Sterna paradisaea
Thrush, Gray-cheeked Catharus minimus
Thrush, Hermit Catharus guttatus
Thrush, Swainson's Catharus ustulatus
Thrush, Wood Hylocichla mustelina
Turnstone, Ruddy Arenaria interpres
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo olivaceus
Vulture, Turkey Cathartes aura
Warbler, Arctic Phylloscopus borealis
Warbler, Blackburnian Dendroica fusca
Warbler, Blackpoll Dendroica striata
Warbler, Black-and-white Mniotilta varia
Warbler, Black-throated Blue Dendroica caerulescens
Warbler, Cape May Dendroica tigrina
Warbler, Cerulean Dendroica cerulea
Warbler, Connecticut Oporornis agilis
Warbler, Golden-winged Vermivora chrysoptera
Warbler, Kentucky Oporornis formosus
Warbler, Palm Dendroica palmarum
Warbler, Pine Dendroica pinus
Warbler, Subalpine Sylvia cantillans
Warbler, Willow Phylloscopus trochilus
Warbler, Worm-eating Helmitheros vermivorus
Warbler, Yellow Dendroica petechia
Warbler, Yellow-rumped Dendroica coronata
Waxwing, Bohemian Bombycilla garrulus
Waxwing, Cedar Bombycilla cedrorun
Wheatear, Northern Oenanthe oenanthe
Wigeon, American Anas americana
Woodcock, American Philohela minor
Wood-peewee, Western Contopus sordidulus
Wren, Cactus Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Wren, Canyon Catherpes mexicanus
Wren, Carolina Thryothorus ludovicianus
Wren, Rock Salpinctes obsoletus
Wren, Winter Troglodytes troglodytes
Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
Yellowlegs, Greater Tringa melanoleuca
Yellowlegs, Lesser Tringa flavipes
Yellowthroat, Common Geothlypis trichas

* For all North American species the authors have followed nomenclature in the 1983 edition of the A.O.U. Check-list of North American Birds and subsequent supplements. For other parts of the world I have used the most authoritative sources available.

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