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Waterfowl and Habitat Changes
After 40 Years on the Waubay Study Area

Appendix A


Bird speciesa seen in the Waubay Study Area, Day County, South Dakota, 1992-1993, by common and scientific names.
Eared grebe, Podiceps nigricollis Chimney swift, Chaetura pelagica
Pied-billed grebe, Podilymbus podiceps  
American white pelican, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Red-headed woodpecker, Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus Downy woodpecker, Picoides pubescens
American bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus Hairy woodpecker, Picoides villosus
Great blue heron, Ardea herodias Northern flicker, Colaptes auratus
Cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis  
Snowy egret, Egretta thula Eastern wood-pewee, Contopus virens
Black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax Willow flycatcher, Empidonax traillii
Lesser snow goose, Chen caerulescens Western kingbird, Tyrannus verticalis
Canada goose, Branta canadensis Eastern kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus
Wood duck, Aix sponsa Horned lark, Eremophila alpestris
Green-winged teal, Anas crecca  
Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos Tree swallow, Tachycineta bicolor
Northern pintail, Anas acuta Cliff swallow, Hirundo pyrrhonota
Blue-winged teal, Anas discors Barn swallow, Hirundo rustica
Northern shoveler, Anas clypeata Blue jay, Cyanocitta cristata
Gadwall, Anas strepera American crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
American wigeon, Anas americana  
Canvasback, Aythya valisineria Black-capped chickadee, Parus atricapillus
Redhead, Aythya americana White-breasted nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis
Ring-necked duck, Aythya collaris House wren, Troglodytes aedon
Lesser scaup, Aythya affinis Sedge wren, Cistothorus platensis
Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola Marsh wren, Cistothorus palustris
Hooded merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus  
Ruddy duck, Oxyura jamaicensis Swainson's thrush, Catharus ustulatus
  Eastern bluebird, Sialia sialis
Northern harrier, Circus cyaneus American robin, Turdus migratorius
Broad-winged hawk, Buteo platypterus Brown thrasher, Toxostoma rufum
Swainson's hawk, Buteo swainsoni Gray catbird, Dumetella carolinensis
Red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicensis Cedar waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum
American kestrel, Falco sparverius European starling, Sturnus vulgaris
Cooper's hawk, Accipiter cooperii Yellow warbler, Dendroica petechia
Prairie falcon, Falco mexicanus Yellow-rumped warbler, Dendroica coronata
  Common yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas
Gray partridge, Perdix perdix American redstart, Setophaga ruticilla
Ring-necked pheasant, Phasianus colchicus  
Sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus American tree sparrow, Spizella arborea
  Vesper sparrow, Pooecetes gramineus
Virginia rail, Rallus limicola Savannah sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
Sora rail, Porzana carolina Grasshopper sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum
American coot, Fulica americana Swamp sparrow, Melospiza georgiana
Lesser golden plover, Pluvialis dominica Song sparrow, Melospiza melodia
Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus Field sparrow, Spizella pusilla
American avocet, Recurvirostra americana White-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
Spotted sandpiper, Actitis macularia White-crowned sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys
Lesser yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes Harris sparrow, Zonotrichia querula
Greater yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca Dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis
Willet, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus Bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Upland sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda Red-winged blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus 
Hudsonian godwit, Limosa haemastica Western meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta
Marbled godwit, Limosa fedoa Eastern meadowlark, Sturnella magna 
Short-billed dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus Yellow-headed blackbird, Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus 
Common snipe, Gallinago gallinago Common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula 
Wilson's phalarope, Phalaropus tricolor Brown-headed cowbird, Molothrus ater
  Northern oriole, Icterus galbula
Franklin's gull, Larus pipixcan Orchard oriole, Icterus spurius 
Ring-billed gull, Larus delawarensis American goldfinch, Carduelis tristis
Black tern, Chlidonias niger House sparrow, Passer domesticus 
Mourning dove, Zenaida macroura  
Great horned owl, Bubo virginianus  
Short-eared owl, Asio flammeus  
a Common and scientific names follow Banks et al. (1987).

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