Birds

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370 naturally occuring species with an additional 16 species considered unsubstantiated. Currently all are included in the checklist below with other species that could be expected to occur (though as yet remain unreported) or species which may not be naturally occurring but have been reported in Southeast. In the near future the checklist will be reformatted to make the status of birds in the list more clear.

Other lists relevant to the region that are available on-line:


Species   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
Greater White-fronted Goose FC VR U VR -
Emperor Goose VR - + + -
Snow Goose U + U + -
Ross's Goose + - - - -
Brant U R R VR -
Cackling Goose U VR U VR -
Canada Goose C FC C FC Y
Trumpeter Swan U R U U Y
Tundra Swan U - U VR -
Wood Duck VR + VR VR -
Gadwall U R U R Y
Eurasian Wigeon R VR VR VR -
American Wigeon C U C U Y
American Black Duck + - - + -
Mallard C C C C Y
Blue-winged Teal U U U - Y
Cinnamon Teal R R - - -
Northern Shoveler FC U FC VR Y
Northern Pintail C U C U Y
Green-winged Teal C U C U Y
Canvasback R VR R VR -
Redhead R VR R VR Y
Ring-necked Duck U R U R Y
Tufted Duck - - + + -
Greater Scaup C U C FC Y
Lesser Scaup FC R FC R Y
Steller's Eider VR + VR VR -
King Eider VR + + VR -
Common Eider VR VR VR VR Y
Harlequin Duck FC FC FC FC Y
Surf Scoter C FC C C -
White-winged Scoter C FC C C -
Black Scoter U R U U -
Long-tailed Duck FC R FC C Y
Bufflehead C VR C C -
Common Goldeneye FC R FC FC Y
Barrow's Goldeneye C U C C Y
Hooded Merganser U R U U Y
Common Merganser C FC C FC Y
Red-breasted Merganser FC U FC FC Y
Ruddy Duck + - VR + -
Ruffed Grouse R R R R Y
Spruce Grouse R R R R Y
Willow Ptarmigan FC FC FC FC Y
Rock Ptarmigan C C C C Y
White-tailed Ptarmigan U U U U Y
Sooty Grouse C C C C Y
Red-throated Loon FC U FC R Y
Pacific Loon C U FC FC -
Common Loon FC U FC U Y
Yellow-billed Loon U R U U -
Pied-billed Grebe VR + R VR +
Horned Grebe FC VR FC FC -
Red-necked Grebe FC R FC FC Y
Eared Grebe + - - - -
Western Grebe U VR U U -
Laysan Albatross R VR + - -
Black-footed Albatross FC FC FC - -
Short-tailed Albatross + - - - -
Northern Fulmar U U U U -
Mottled Petrel R R R - -
Pink-footed Shearwater R R R - -
Buller's Shearwater R R R - -
Sooty Shearwater C C C - -
Short-tailed Shearwater R R R - -
Manx Shearwater + + - - -
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel C C C R Y
Leach's Storm-Petrel U FC FC + Y
Magnificent Frigatebird - - + - -
Brandt's Cormorant R R R R Y
Double-crested Cormorant U R U U Y
Red-faced Cormorant - - - + -
Pelagic Cormorant C U C FC Y
American White Pelican - + - - -
Brown Pelican + - + + -
American Bittern R R R - Y
Great Blue Heron FC FC FC U Y
Great Egret + + + + -
Tricolored Heron + - - - -
Cattle Egret - - VR + -
Green Heron - + - - -
Black-crowned Night-Heron + + - - -
Turkey Vulture + - + - -
Osprey R R R - Y
Bald Eagle C C C C C
Steller's Sea-Eagle + + + + -
Northern Harrier U VR U VR Y
Sharp-shinned Hawk FC U FC R Y
Northern Goshawk U U U U Y
Swainson's Hawk VR - VR - -
Red-tailed Hawk U U U VR Y
Rough-legged Hawk R + R VR -
Golden Eagle R R R R Y
Virginia Rail VR VR + + -
Sora R R R + Y
American Coot R + R R -
Sandhill Crane U R U VR Y
Black-bellied Plover FC R FC + -
European Golden-Plover - - - + -
American Golden-Plover U R U - -
Pacific Golden-Plover R - R - -
Semipalmated Plover FC FC FC + Y
Killdeer U U U R Y
Black Oystercatcher U U U R Y
American Avocet - + - - -
Spotted Sandpiper FC FC FC + Y
Solitary Sandpiper R R R - Y
Wandering Tattler R R R - -
Greater Yellowlegs C FC C VR Y
Lesser Yellowlegs U U FC - Y
Upland Sandpiper VR VR VR - -
Whimbrel U R U - -
Bristle-thighed Curlew + - - - -
Long-billed Curlew + - - - -
Hudsonian Godwit R R VR - -
Bar-tailed Godwit VR + VR - -
Marbled Godwit R + VR - -
Ruddy Turnstone FC U FC - -
Black Turnstone FC R FC FC -
Surfbird U R U R -
Red Knot R + VR - -
Sanderling U R U R -
Semipalmated Sandpiper U R U - -
Western Sandpiper C U C - -
Red-necked Stint - + + - -
Long-toed Stint + - - - -
Least Sandpiper C U C - Y
White-rumped Sandpiper + + + - -
Baird's Sandpiper U R U - -
Pectoral Sandpiper FC R FC - -
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper VR - R - -
Rock Sandpiper FC + FC FC -
Dunlin C + U U -
Curlew Sandpiper + - + - -
Stilt Sandpiper VR VR R - -
Buff-breasted Sandpiper + - VR - -
Ruff VR + VR - -
Short-billed Dowitcher FC R FC - Y
Long-billed Dowitcher U R U + -
Wilson's Snipe FC FC FC R Y
Wilson's Phalarope VR VR + - -
Red-necked Phalarope C U C + Y
Red Phalarope R VR R + -
Black-legged Kittiwake FC U FC R Y
Ivory Gull - + + + -
Sabine's Gull R VR R - -
Bonaparte's Gull C FC C VR Y
Black-headed Gull - + + - -
Little Gull VR - + - -
Ross's Gull - + + - -
Franklin's Gull + VR VR - -
Black-tailed Gull - + + - -
Heermann's Gull - - VR - -
Mew Gull C C C C Y
Ring-billed Gull R R R VR -
Western Gull VR + R VR -
California Gull R R U + -
Herring Gull C FC C FC Y
Thayer's Gull FC R FC U -
Lesser Black-backed Gull + + + + -
Slaty-backed Gull VR - VR VR -
Glaucous-winged Gull C C C C Y
Glaucous Gull R VR R R -
Aleutian Tern R R + - Y
Caspian Tern R R R - Y
Black Tern + + + - -
Arctic Tern FC FC FC - Y
South Polar Skua - + + - -
Pomarine Jaeger VR R U - -
Parasitic Jaeger U U U - Y
Long-tailed Jaeger R R R - -
Common Murre C FC C C Y
Thick-billed Murre R R R R Y
Black Guillemot - - - + -
Pigeon Guillemot C C U U Y
Long-billed Murrelet - - - - -
Marbled Murrelet C C C C C
Kittlitz's Murrelet U U R VR Y
Ancient Murrelet FC FC FC U Y
Cassin's Auklet U U U U Y
Parakeet Auklet R + + + Y
Crested Auklet - - + - -
Rhinoceros Auklet FC FC FC VR Y
Horned Puffin R R R VR Y
Tufted Puffin U U U VR Y
Band-tailed Pigeon R R R - Y
Eurasian Collared-Dove U U U R Y
White-winged Dove - - + + -
Mourning Dove VR VR R + -
Common Cuckoo - + - - -
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - + + - -
Western Screech-Owl R R R R Y
Great Horned Owl U U U U Y
Snowy Owl + - VR VR -
Northern Hawk Owl R VR R R Y
Northern Pygmy-Owl R R R R Y
Barred Owl U U U U Y
Great Gray Owl VR VR VR VR VR
Long-eared Owl + - + + -
Short-eared Owl U VR FC R Y
Boreal Owl VR VR VR R -
Northern Saw-whet Owl R R R R Y
Common Nighthawk - R R - Y
Eastern Whip-poor-will - - + - -
Black Swift + R R - Y
Vaux's Swift U U U - Y
Pacific Swift - - + - -
Anna's Hummingbird VR VR R R -
Costa's Hummingbird - - + - -
Rufous Hummingbird C C U + C
Belted Kingfisher FC FC FC FC Y
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker + - - + -
Red-breasted Sapsucker FC FC FC R Y
Downy Woodpecker R R R R Y
Hairy Woodpecker U U U U Y
American Three-toed Woodpecker R R R R Y
Black-backed Woodpecker VR VR VR - -
Northern Flicker U U U R Y
American Kestrel U VR U VR Y
Merlin U R U R Y
Gyrfalcon VR - VR VR -
Peregrine Falcon R R R VR Y
Olive-sided Flycatcher U U U - Y
Western Wood-Pewee U U U - Y
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - VR - - -
Alder Flycatcher R U U - Y
Willow Flycatcher - VR - -  ?
Least Flycatcher + VR - - -
Hammond's Flycatcher R R R - Y
Dusky Flycatcher + - + - -
Pacific-slope Flycatcher C C U - Y
Eastern Phoebe + + - - -
Say's Phoebe R R R + Y
Ash-throated Flycatcher - - + - -
Great Crested Flycatcher - - + - -
Tropical Kingbird - - VR - -
Western Kingbird + VR + - -
Eastern Kingbird - VR VR - -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - + - - -
Brown Shrike - - + - -
Northern Shrike U - U R -
Cassin's Vireo VR VR + - Y
Warbling Vireo FC FC FC - Y
Red-eyed Vireo R R R - Y
Gray Jay VR VR R R -
Steller's Jay C C C C Y
Clark's Nutcracker VR + VR VR -
Black-billed Magpie U R FC FC Y
American Crow R R R R Y
Northwestern Crow C C C C C
Common Raven C C C C C
Horned Lark R VR R + Y
Purple Martin + - + - -
Tree Swallow FC FC FC - Y
Violet-green Swallow FC U U - Y
Northern Rough-winged Swallow R R VR - Y
Bank Swallow U U U - Y
Cliff Swallow R R R - Y
Barn Swallow FC FC FC - Y
Black-capped Chickadee R R R R Y
Mountain Chickadee VR VR VR VR -
Chestnut-backed Chickadee C C C C Y
Boreal Chickadee + - VR VR -
Red-breasted Nuthatch U U U R Y
Brown Creeper U U U U Y
Pacific Wren C C C U Y
American Dipper FC FC FC FC Y
Golden-crowned Kinglet C C C C Y
Ruby-crowned Kinglet C C C VR C
Northern Wheatear + - VR - -
Mountain Bluebird R + VR + -
Townsend's Solitaire R R R + Y
Veery + + - - -
Gray-cheeked Thrush R R R - Y
Swainson's Thrush C C C - Y
Hermit Thrush C C C VR Y
Dusky Thrush + - + - -
American Robin C C C R Y
Varied Thrush C C C U Y
Gray Catbird + VR - - -
Northern Mockingbird + + + + -
Brown Thrasher - + - - -
European Starling U U U U Y
Siberian Accentor - - + - -
Eastern Yellow Wagtail - + + - -
White Wagtail + + + + -
Red-throated Pipit - - VR - -
American Pipit C FC C VR Y
Bohemian Waxwing U R U U Y
Cedar Waxwing VR U R VR Y
Lapland Longspur U - U VR -
Smith's Longspur + - VR - -
Snow Bunting U R U U Y
McKay's Bunting - - - + -
Ovenbird - + - - -
Northern Waterthrush U U U - Y
Black-and-white Warbler + + + - -
Tennessee Warbler VR R VR - Y
Orange-crowned Warbler C C C + Y
Nashville Warbler - - + - -
MacGillivray's Warbler U U U - Y
Mourning Warbler - + - - -
Common Yellowthroat U U U - Y
American Redstart U U U - Y
Cape May Warbler + - + - -
Northern Parula - + - - -
Magnolia Warbler + VR + - -
Yellow Warbler C C C + Y
Chestnut-sided Warbler - + - - -
Blackpoll Warbler VR R VR - Y
Black-throated Blue Warbler - - + - -
Palm Warbler + - VR + -
Yellow-rumped Warbler C FC C VR Y
Prairie Warbler - - + - -
Black-throated Gray Warbler - + - - -
Townsend's Warbler C C C - Y
Black-throated Green Warbler - + - - -
Wilson's Warbler FC FC FC - Y
Spotted Towhee + - + VR -
American Tree Sparrow U + U R -
Chipping Sparrow R R R VR Y
Clay-colored Sparrow + - + - -
Brewer's Sparrow + + + - -
Vesper Sparrow - + - - -
Lark Sparrow - - + - -
Savannah Sparrow C U C VR Y
Fox Sparrow C C C R Y
Song Sparrow FC FC FC U Y
Lincoln's Sparrow C C C R Y
Swamp Sparrow + + VR VR -
White-throated Sparrow VR + R R -
Harris's Sparrow VR + R R -
White-crowned Sparrow U VR U R Y
Golden-crowned Sparrow FC U U R Y
Dark-eyed Junco C C C C Y
Rustic Bunting - - + - -
Western Tanager U U U - Y
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - - + - -
Black-headed Grosbeak + VR + - -
Blue Grosbeak - - + - -
Lazuli Bunting - + + - -
Indigo Bunting - - + - -
Dickcissel + - - - -
Bobolink + + + - -
Red-winged Blackbird U U U VR Y
Western Meadowlark + - VR VR -
Yellow-headed Blackbird + + + - -
Rusty Blackbird U R U R Y
Brewer's Blackbird VR - VR VR -
Common Grackle + - + + -
Brown-headed Cowbird R R R + Y
Orchard Oriole - - + - -
Bullock's Oriole + - + - -
Brambling VR - VR VR -
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch U U U R Y
Pine Grosbeak U U FC FC Y
Eurasian Bullfinch + - - - -
Purple Finch VR + VR VR -
Cassin's Finch - - + - -
House Finch VR VR + - -
Red Crossbill FC FC FC FC Y
White-winged Crossbill U U U U U
Common Redpoll FC U FC FC Y
Hoary Redpoll VR - - R -
Pine Siskin C C C C C
American Goldfinch + + + - -
Evening Grosbeak VR + VR VR -
House Sparrow + + VR VR Y

The part "|Reported" of the query was not understood. Results might not be as expected.

Locally Introduced, Domestic, Escaped, or Other Exotic

Species   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
Demoiselle Crane + - - - -
Rock Pigeon FC FC FC FC Y


Unsubstantiated or Not Reported

Species   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
Clark's Grebe - - - - -
Cook's Petrel - -  ? - -
Flesh-footed Shearwater -  ?  ? - -
Snowy Egret - - - - -
Cooper's Hawk - - - - -
Red-shouldered Hawk - - - - -
Yellow Rail -  ? - - -
Little Curlew - - - - -
Red-legged Kittiwake - - -  ? -
Laughing Gull - - - - -
Calliope Hummingbird - - - - -
Pileated Woodpecker - -  ? - -
Eyebrowed Thrush  ? - - - -
Chestnut-collared Longspur - - - - -
Connecticut Warbler - - - - -
Bay-breasted Warbler - - - - -
Hermit Warbler - - - - -