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Western Meadowlark
The western meadowlark is Oregon's state bird.

This list of Oregon birds lists wild bird species found in the U.S. state of Oregon. This list is presented in the taxonomic sequence of The Check-list of North American Birds (7th edition through the 57th supplement, 2016), published by the American Ornithological Society. Common and scientific names are also those of the Check-list. The list contains 536 species, of which two have been extirpated, nine have been introduced to North America by humans, and 153 are casual or rare visitors to the state. Members of these last two categories are tagged (I) and (R) respectively.

Bird counts often change depending on factors such as the number and training of the observers, as well as opinions about what constitutes an officially recognized subspecies. Though northern climes typically do not support as many species as southerly locations, Oregon is fifth in bird species diversity in the United States, behind Florida, New Mexico, Texas and California. This amount of diversity is attributable to Oregon's numerous distinctive ecoregions and relatively mild winter weather, which make it an important wintering ground for migratory bird species, especially waterfowl, on the Pacific Flyway.

Another result of the state's varying ecology is the 120 Important Bird Areas, such as the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve, that are recognized as important conservation sites for birds. Many of these dedicated wildlife refuges have become meccas for birding enthusiasts, and Oregon has participated in formally organized birding activities such as the Christmas Bird Count since the early 1900s. Other areas are closed to human access but are very popular with birds, such as Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge which spans some 250 miles (400 km) of the Oregon Coast.

As an important U.S. region of bird diversity, Oregon has faced some serious challenges in protecting endangered and threatened avian species. In addition to high profile, threatened species such as the northern spotted owl and snowy plover, even many common species—including Oregon's state bird, the western meadowlark—have declined considerably due to hunting, habitat loss and other factors.


Order Anseriformes

Family Anatidae

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Black-bellied whistling-duck
Subfamily Dendrocygninae
  • Black-bellied whistling-duck, Dendrocygna autumnalis (R)
  • Fulvous whistling-duck, Dendrocygna bicolor (R)
Canada goose
Subfamily Anserinae
  • Tundra bean-goose, Anser serrirostris (R)
  • Greater white-fronted goose, Anser albifrons
  • Emperor goose, Chen canagica
  • Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
  • Ross's goose, Chen rossii
  • Brant, Branta bernicla
  • Cackling goose, Branta hutchinsii
  • Canada goose, Branta canadensis
  • Trumpeter swan, Cygnus buccinator
  • Tundra swan, Cygnus columbianus
  • Whooper swan, Cygnus cygnus (R)
Brautente Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Wood duck
Falcated duck
Ring-necked duck
Subfamily Anatinae
  • Wood duck, Aix sponsa
  • Gadwall, Anas strepera
  • Falcated duck, Anas falcata (R)
  • Eurasian wigeon, Anas penelope
  • American wigeon, Anas americana
  • American black duck, Anas rubripes (R)
  • Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
  • Blue-winged teal, Anas discors
  • Cinnamon teal, Anas cyanoptera
  • Northern shoveler, Anas clypeata
  • Northern pintail, Anas acuta
  • Garganey, Anas querquedula (R)
  • Baikal teal, Anas formosa (R)
  • Green-winged teal, Anas crecca
  • Canvasback, Aythya valisineria
  • Redhead, Aythya americana
  • Ring-necked duck, Aythya collaris
  • Tufted duck, Aythya fuligula
  • Greater scaup, Aythya marila
  • Lesser scaup, Aythya affinis
  • Steller's eider, Polysticta stelleri (R)
  • King eider, Somateria spectabilis (R)
  • Common eider, Somateria mollissima (R)
  • Harlequin duck, Histrionicus histrionicus
  • Surf scoter, Melanitta perspicillata
  • White-winged scoter, Melanitta fusca
  • Black scoter, Melanitta americana
  • Long-tailed duck, Clangula hyemalis
  • Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
  • Common goldeneye, Bucephala clangula
  • Barrow's goldeneye, Bucephala islandica
  • Smew, Mergellus albellus (R)
  • Hooded merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
  • Common merganser, Mergus merganser
  • Red-breasted merganser, Mergus serrator
  • Ruddy duck, Oxyura jamaicensis

Order Galliformes

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Mountain quail

Family Odontophoridae

  • Mountain quail, Oreortyx pictus
  • Northern bobwhite, Colinus virginianus (I)(extirpated)
  • California quail, Callipepla californica

Family Phasianidae

Subfamily Phasianinae
  • Chukar, Alectoris chukar (I)
  • Gray partridge, Perdix perdix (I)
  • Ring-necked pheasant, Phasianus colchicus (I)
Subfamily Tetraoninae
  • Ruffed grouse, Bonasa umbellus
  • Greater sage-grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus
  • Spruce grouse, Falcipennis canadensis
  • Dusky grouse, Dendragapus obscurus
  • Sooty grouse, Dendragapus fuliginosus
  • Sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus (R)(extirpated)
Subfamily Meleagridinae

Order Podicipediformes

Western Grebe swimming
Western grebe

Family Podicipedidae

  • Pied-billed grebe, Podilymbus podiceps
  • Horned grebe, Podiceps auritus
  • Red-necked grebe, Podiceps grisegena
  • Eared grebe, Podiceps nigricollis
  • Western grebe, Aechmophorus occidentalis
  • Clark's grebe, Aechmophorus clarkii

Order Columbiformes

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Mourning dove

Family Columbidae

  • Rock pigeon, Columba livia (I)
  • Band-tailed pigeon, Patagioenas fasciata
  • Eurasian collared-dove, Streptopelia decaocto (I)
  • Common ground-dove, Columbina passerina (R)
  • White-winged dove, Zenaida asiatica
  • Mourning dove, Zenaida macroura

Order Cuculiformes

Family Cuculidae

Subfamily Cuculinae
  • Yellow-billed cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus (R)
Subfamily Neomorphinae

Order Caprimulgiformes

Family Caprimulgidae

Subfamily Chordeilinae
  • Lesser nighthawk, Chordeiles acutipennis (R)
  • Common nighthawk, Chordeiles minor
Subfamily Caprimulginae
  • Common poorwill, Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
  • Eastern whip-poor-will, Antrostomus vociferus (R)

Order Apodiformes

Family Apodidae

Subfamily Cypseloidinae
  • Black swift, Cypseloides niger
Subfamily Chaeturinae
  • Chimney swift, Chaetura pelagica (R)
  • Vaux's swift, Chaetura vauxi
Subfamily Apodinae
  • White-throated swift, Aeronautes saxatalis

Family Trochilidae

  • Ruby-throated hummingbird, Archilochus colubris (R)
  • Black-chinned hummingbird, Archilochus alexandri
  • Anna's hummingbird, Calypte anna
  • Costa's hummingbird, Calypte costae
  • Broad-tailed hummingbird, Selasphorus platycercus
  • Rufous hummingbird, Selasphorus rufus
  • Allen's hummingbird, Selasphorus sasin
  • Calliope hummingbird, Selasphorus calliope
  • Broad-billed hummingbird, Cynanthus latirostris (R)

Order Gruiformes

Family Rallidae

  • Yellow rail, Coturnicops noveboracensis
  • Virginia rail, Rallus limicola
  • Sora, Porzana carolina
  • Common gallinule, Gallinula galeata (R)
  • American coot, Fulica americana

Family Gruidae

Subfamily Gruinae

Order Charadriiformes

Recurvirostra americana -Palo Alto Baylands-8
American avocet
Black Oystercatcher
Black oystercatcher
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Snowy plover
Sanderling (with tag)
Pectoral Sandpiper3
Pectoral sandpiper
Limnodromus scolopaceus Mike Baird crop
Long-billed dowitcher
Greater Yellowlegs2
Greater yellowlegs
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Pomarine jaeger
Tufted Puffin Alaska
Tufted puffin
Black-headed Gull - St James's Park, London - Nov 2006
Black-headed gull
Larus smithsonianus-USFWS
Herring gull
Larus glaucescens1
Glaucous-winged gull

Family Recurvirostridae

  • Black-necked stilt, Himantopus mexicanus
  • American avocet, Recurvirostra americana

Family Haematopodidae

  • Black oystercatcher, Haematopus bachmani

Family Charadriidae

Subfamily Charadriinae
  • Black-bellied plover, Pluvialis squatarola
  • American golden-plover, Pluvialis dominica
  • Pacific golden-plover, Pluvialis fulva
  • Lesser sand-plover, Charadrius mongolus (R)
  • Snowy plover, Charadrius nivosus
  • Wilson's plover, Charadrius wilsonia (R)
  • Semipalmated plover, Charadrius semipalmatus
  • Piping plover, Charadrius melodus (R)
  • Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus
  • Mountain plover, Charadrius montanus (R)
  • Eurasian dotterel, Charadrius morinellus (R)

Family Scolopacidae

Subfamily Numeniinae
  • Upland sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda
  • Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus
  • Bristle-thighed curlew, Numenius tahitiensis (R)
  • Long-billed curlew, Numenius americanus
Subfamily Limosinae
  • Hudsonian godwit, Limosa haemastica (R)
  • Bar-tailed godwit, Limosa lapponica (R)
  • Marbled godwit, Limosa fedoa
Subfamily Arenariinae
  • Ruddy turnstone, Arenaria interpres
  • Black turnstone, Arenaria melanocephala
  • Great knot, Calidris tenuirostris (R)
  • Red knot, Calidris canutus
  • Surfbird, Calidris virgata
  • Ruff, Calidris pugnax
  • Sharp-tailed sandpiper, Calidris acuminata
  • Stilt sandpiper, Calidris himantopus
  • Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea (R)
  • Long-toed stint, Calidris subminuta (R)
  • Red-necked stint, Calidris ruficollis (R)
  • Sanderling, Calidris alba
  • Dunlin, Calidris alpina
  • Rock sandpiper, Calidris ptilocnemis
  • Baird's sandpiper, Calidris bairdii
  • Little stint, Calidris minuta (R)
  • Least sandpiper, Calidris minutilla
  • White-rumped sandpiper, Calidris fuscicollis (R)
  • Buff-breasted sandpiper, Calidris subruficollis
  • Pectoral sandpiper, Calidris melanotos
  • Semipalmated sandpiper, Calidris pusilla
  • Western sandpiper, Calidris mauri
Subfamily Scolopacinae
  • Short-billed dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus
  • Long-billed dowitcher, Limnodromus scolopaceus
  • Jack snipe, Lymnocryptes minimus (R)
  • Wilson's snipe, Gallinago delicata
Subfamily Tringinae
  • Spotted sandpiper, Actitis macularius
  • Solitary sandpiper, Tringa solitaria
  • Wandering tattler, Tringa incanus
  • Spotted redshank, Tringa erythropus (R)
  • Greater yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca
  • Willet, Tringa semipalmata
  • Lesser yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes
  • Wood sandpiper, Tringa glareola (R)
  • Wilson's phalarope, Phalaropus tricolor
  • Red-necked phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus
  • Red phalarope, Phalaropus fulicarius

Family Stercorariidae

  • South polar skua, Stercorarius maccormicki
  • Pomarine jaeger, Stercorarius pomarinus
  • Parasitic jaeger, Stercorarius parasiticus
  • Long-tailed jaeger, Stercorarius longicaudus

Family Alcidae

  • Common murre, Uria aalge
  • Thick-billed murre, Uria lomvia (R)
  • Pigeon guillemot, Cepphus columba
  • Long-billed murrelet, Brachyramphus perdix (R)
  • Marbled murrelet, Brachyramphus marmoratus
  • Scripps's murrelet, Synthliboramphus scrippsi
  • Guadalupe murrelet, Synthliboramphus hypoleucus (R)
  • Ancient murrelet, Synthliboramphus antiquus
  • Cassin's auklet, Ptychoramphus aleuticus
  • Parakeet auklet, Aethia psittacula
  • Rhinoceros auklet, Cerorhinca monocerata
  • Horned puffin, Fratercula corniculata
  • Tufted puffin, Fratercula cirrhata

Family Laridae

Subfamily Larinae
  • Black-legged kittiwake, Rissa tridactyla
  • Red-legged kittiwake, Rissa brevirostris (R)
  • Sabine's gull, Xema sabini
  • Bonaparte's gull, Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  • Black-headed gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus (R)
  • Little gull, Hydrocoloeus minutus (R)
  • Ross's gull, Rhodostethia rosea (R)
  • Laughing gull, Leucophaeus atricilla (R)
  • Franklin's gull, Leucophaeus pipixcan
  • Heermann's gull, Larus heermanni
  • Mew gull, Larus canus
  • Ring-billed gull, Larus delawarensis
  • Western gull, Larus occidentalis
  • California gull, Larus californicus
  • Herring gull, Larus argentatus
  • Thayer's gull, Larus thayeri
  • Iceland gull, Larus glaucoides (R)
  • Lesser black-backed gull, Larus fuscus (R)
  • Slaty-backed gull, Larus schistisagus (R)
  • Glaucous-winged gull, Larus glaucescens
  • Glaucous gull, Larus hyperboreus
Subfamily Sterninae
  • Least tern, Sternula antillarum (R)
  • Caspian tern, Hydroprogne caspia
  • Black tern, Chlidonias niger
  • Common tern, Sterna hirundo
  • Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea
  • Forster's tern, Sterna forsteri
  • Elegant tern, Thalasseus elegans
Subfamily Rynchopinae
  • Black skimmer, Rynchops niger (R)

Order Phaethontiformes

Family Phaethontidae

  • Red-billed tropicbird, Phaethon aethereus (R)

Order Gaviiformes

Red-throated loon

Family Gaviidae

  • Red-throated loon, Gavia stellata
  • Arctic loon, Gavia arctica (R)
  • Pacific loon, Gavia pacifica
  • Common loon, Gavia immer
  • Yellow-billed loon, Gavia adamsii

Order Procellariiformes

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Short-tailed albatross
Northern fulmar

Family Diomedeidae

  • White-capped albatross, Thalassarche cauta (R)
  • Wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans (R)
  • Laysan albatross, Phoebastria immutabilis
  • Black-footed albatross, Phoebastria nigripes
  • Short-tailed albatross, Phoebastria albatrus (R)

Family Procellariidae

  • Northern fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis
  • Murphy's petrel, Pterodroma ultima
  • Mottled petrel, Pterodroma inexpectata
  • Juan Fernandez petrel, Pterodroma externa (R)
  • Hawaiian petrel, Pterodroma sandwichensis (R)
  • Cook's petrel, Pterodroma cookii (R)
  • Stejneger's petrel, Pterodroma longirostris (R)
  • Streaked shearwater, Calonectris leucomelas (R)
  • Wedge-tailed shearwater, Ardenna pacificus (R)
  • Buller's shearwater, Ardenna bulleri
  • Short-tailed shearwater, Ardenna tenuirostris
  • Sooty shearwater, Ardenna griseus
  • Great shearwater, Ardenna gravis (R)
  • Pink-footed shearwater, Ardenna creatopus
  • Flesh-footed shearwater, Ardenna carneipes
  • Manx shearwater, Puffinus puffinus
  • Black-vented shearwater, Puffinus opisthomelas (R)

Family Hydrobatidae

  • Wilson's storm-petrel, Oceanites oceanicus (R)
  • Fork-tailed storm-petrel, Oceanodroma furcata
  • Ringed storm-petrel, Oceanodroma hornbyi (R)
  • Leach's storm-petrel, Oceanodroma leucorhoa
  • Ashy storm-petrel, Oceanodroma homochroa (R)
  • Black storm-petrel, Oceanodroma melania (R)

Order Suliformes

Blue-footed booby
Brandt's cormorant

Family Fregatidae

  • Magnificent frigatebird, Fregata magnificens (R)

Family Sulidae

  • Masked booby, Sula dactylatra (R)
  • Blue-footed booby, Sula nebouxii (R)
  • Brown booby, Sula leucogaster (R)

Family Phalacrocoracidae

  • Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  • Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
  • Pelagic cormorant, Phalacrocorax pelagicus

Order Pelecaniformes

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Great blue heron
Butorides virescens at Tarpon Springs
Green heron

Family Pelecanidae

  • American white pelican, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  • Brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis

Family Ardeidae

  • American bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus
  • Least bittern, Ixobrychus exilis
  • Great blue heron, Ardea herodias
  • Great egret, Ardea alba
  • Snowy egret, Egretta thula
  • Little blue heron, Egretta caerulea (R)
  • Tricolored heron, Egretta tricolor (R)
  • Cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis
  • Green heron, Butorides virescens
  • Black-crowned night-heron, Nycticorax nycticorax
  • Yellow-crowned night-heron, Nyctanassa violacea (R)

Family Threskiornithidae

Subfamily Threskiornithinae
  • White ibis, Eudocimus albus (R)
  • Glossy ibis, Plegadis falcinellus (R)
  • White-faced ibis, Plegadis chihi

Order Cathartiformes

Family Cathartidae

Order Accipitriformes

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Family Pandionidae

Subfamily Pandioninae

Family Accipitridae

Subfamily Accipitrinae
  • White-tailed kite, Elanus leucurus
  • Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  • Northern harrier, Circus cyaneus
  • Sharp-shinned hawk, Accipiter striatus
  • Cooper's hawk, Accipiter cooperii
  • Northern goshawk, Accipiter gentilis
  • Red-shouldered hawk, Buteo lineatus
  • Broad-winged hawk, Buteo platypterus
  • Swainson's hawk, Buteo swainsoni
  • Red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
  • Rough-legged hawk, Buteo lagopus
  • Ferruginous hawk, Buteo regalis
  • Golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos

Order Strigiformes

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Snowy owl
Northern Spotted Owl.USFWS-thumb
Spotted owl

Family Tytonidae

Family Strigidae

  • Flammulated owl, Psiloscops flammeolus
  • Western screech-owl, Megascops kennicottii
  • Great horned owl, Bubo virginianus
  • Snowy owl, Bubo scandiacus
  • Northern hawk owl, Surnia ulula (R)
  • Northern pygmy-owl, Glaucidium gnoma
  • Burrowing owl, Athene cunicularia
  • Spotted owl, Strix occidentalis
  • Barred owl, Strix varia
  • Great gray owl, Strix nebulosa
  • Long-eared owl, Asio otus
  • Short-eared owl, Asio flammeus
  • Boreal owl, Aegolius funereus
  • Northern saw-whet owl, Aegolius acadicus

Order Coraciiformes

Family Alcedinidae

  • Belted kingfisher, Megaceryle alcyon

Order Piciformes

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Red-breasted sapsucker
American Three-toed Woodpecker - Picoides dorsalis (Male)
American three-toed woodpecker

Family Picidae

  • Lewis's woodpecker, Melanerpes lewis
  • Red-headed woodpecker, Melanerpes erythrocephalus (R)
  • Acorn woodpecker, Melanerpes formicivorus
  • Red-bellied woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus (R)
  • Williamson's sapsucker, Sphyrapicus thyroideus
  • Yellow-bellied sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius
  • Red-naped sapsucker, Sphyrapicus nuchalis
  • Red-breasted sapsucker, Sphyrapicus ruber
  • Nuttall's woodpecker, Picoides nuttallii (R)
  • Downy woodpecker, Picoides pubescens
  • Hairy woodpecker, Picoides villosus
  • White-headed woodpecker, Picoides albolarvatus
  • American three-toed woodpecker, Picoides dorsalis
  • Black-backed woodpecker, Picoides arcticus
  • Northern flicker, Colaptes auratus
  • Pileated woodpecker, Dryocopus pileatus

Order Falconiformes

American kestrel

Family Falconidae

Subfamily Caracarinae
  • Crested caracara, Caracara cheriway (R)
Subfamily Falconinae
  • American kestrel, Falco sparverius
  • Merlin, Falco columbarius
  • Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus
  • Peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus
  • Prairie falcon, Falco mexicanus

Order Passeriformes

Least flycatcher
Cassin's kingbird
Scissor-tailed flycatcher
Yellow-throated vireo
Stellers jay - natures pics
Steller's jay
American crow
Barn swallow
Black-capped chickadee
Rock Wren
Rock wren
American Dipper
American dipper
Western Bluebird - male
Western bluebird
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Varied thrush
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Cedar waxwing
White wagtail
Black-and-white Warbler
Black-and-white warbler
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Prothonotary warbler
Yellow warbler
Audubon's Warbler Setophaga auduboni
Yellow-rumped warbler
Piranga olivacea
Scarlet tanager
Lark sparrow
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Fox sparrow
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Dark-eyed junco
Rose-breasted grosbeak

Family Tyrannidae

Subfamily Fluvicolinae
  • Olive-sided flycatcher, Contopus cooperi
  • Western wood-pewee, Contopus sordidulus
  • Eastern wood-pewee, Contopus virens (R)
  • Alder flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum (R)
  • Willow flycatcher, Empidonax traillii
  • Least flycatcher, Empidonax minimus
  • Hammond's flycatcher, Empidonax hammondii
  • Gray flycatcher, Empidonax wrightii
  • Dusky flycatcher, Empidonax oberholseri
  • Pacific-slope flycatcher, Empidonax difficilis
  • Cordilleran flycatcher, Empidonax occidentalis
  • Black phoebe, Sayornis nigricans
  • Eastern phoebe, Sayornis phoebe (R)
  • Say's phoebe, Sayornis saya
  • Vermilion flycatcher, Pyrocephalus rubinus (R)
Subfamily Tyranninae
  • Dusky-capped flycatcher, Myiarchus tuberculifer (R)
  • Ash-throated flycatcher, Myiarchus cinerascens
  • Great crested flycatcher, Myiarchus crinitus (R)
  • Tropical kingbird, Tyrannus melancholicus
  • Cassin's kingbird, Tyrannus vociferans (R)
  • Western kingbird, Tyrannus verticalis
  • Eastern kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus
  • Scissor-tailed flycatcher, Tyrannus forficatus (R)
  • Fork-tailed flycatcher, Tyrannus savana (R)

Family Laniidae

  • Loggerhead shrike, Lanius ludovicianus
  • Northern shrike, Lanius excubitor

Family Vireonidae

  • White-eyed vireo, Vireo griseus (R)
  • Bell's vireo, Vireo bellii (R)
  • Hutton's vireo, Vireo huttoni
  • Yellow-throated vireo, Vireo flavifrons (R)
  • Cassin's vireo, Vireo cassinii
  • Blue-headed vireo, Vireo solitarius (R)
  • Plumbeous vireo, Vireo plumbeus (R)
  • Philadelphia vireo, Vireo philadelphicus (R)
  • Warbling vireo, Vireo gilvus
  • Red-eyed vireo, Vireo olivaceus

Family Corvidae

  • Gray jay, Perisoreus canadensis
  • Pinyon jay, Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
  • Steller's jay, Cyanocitta stelleri
  • Blue jay, Cyanocitta cristata
  • California scrub-jay, Aphelocoma californica
  • Clark's nutcracker, Nucifraga columbiana
  • Black-billed magpie, Pica hudsonia
  • American crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
  • Common raven, Corvus corax

Family Alaudidae

  • Horned lark, Eremophila alpestris

Family Hirundinidae

Subfamily Hirundininae
  • Purple martin, Progne subis
  • Tree swallow, Tachycineta bicolor
  • Violet-green swallow, Tachycineta thalassina
  • Northern rough-winged swallow, Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  • Bank swallow, Riparia riparia
  • Cliff swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  • Barn swallow, Hirundo rustica

Family Paridae

  • Black-capped chickadee, Poecile atricapillus
  • Mountain chickadee, Poecile gambeli
  • Chestnut-backed chickadee, Poecile rufescens
  • Oak titmouse, Baeolophus inornatus
  • Juniper titmouse, Baeolophus ridgwayi

Family Aegithalidae

  • Bushtit, Psaltriparus minimus

Family Sittidae

Subfamily Sittinae
  • Red-breasted nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
  • White-breasted nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis
  • Pygmy nuthatch, Sitta pygmaea

Family Certhiidae

Subfamily Certhiinae
  • Brown creeper, Certhia americana

Family Troglodytidae

  • Rock wren, Salpinctes obsoletus
  • Canyon wren, Catherpes mexicanus
  • House wren, Troglodytes aedon
  • Pacific wren, Troglodytes pacificus
  • Sedge wren, Cistothorus platensis (R)
  • Marsh wren, Cistothorus palustris
  • Bewick's wren, Thryomanes bewickii

Family Polioptilidae

Subfamily Polioptilinae
  • Blue-gray gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea

Family Cinclidae

  • American dipper, Cinclus mexicanus

Family Regulidae

  • Golden-crowned kinglet, Regulus satrapa
  • Ruby-crowned kinglet, Regulus calendula

Family Sylviidae

  • Wrentit, Chamaea fasciata

Family Muscicapidae

  • Red-flanked bluetail, Tarsiger cyanurus (R)
  • Northern wheatear, Oenanthe oenanthe (R)

Family Turdidae

  • Western bluebird, Sialia mexicana
  • Mountain bluebird, Sialia currucoides
  • Townsend's solitaire, Myadestes townsendi
  • Veery, Catharus fuscescens
  • Gray-cheeked thrush, Catharus minimus (R)
  • Swainson's thrush, Catharus ustulatus
  • Hermit thrush, Catharus guttatus
  • Wood thrush, Hylocichla mustelina (R)
  • American robin, Turdus migratorius
  • Varied thrush, Ixoreus naevius

Family Mimidae

  • Gray catbird, Dumetella carolinensis
  • Curve-billed thrasher, Toxostoma curvirostre (R)
  • Brown thrasher, Toxostoma rufum
  • California thrasher, Toxostoma redivivum (R)
  • Sage thrasher, Oreoscoptes montanus
  • Northern mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos

Family Sturnidae

  • European starling, Sturnus vulgaris (I)

Family Bombycillidae

  • Bohemian waxwing, Bombycilla garrulus
  • Cedar waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum

Family Ptiliogonatidae

  • Phainopepla, Phainopepla nitens (R)

Family Passeridae

Family Motacillidae

  • Eastern yellow wagtail, Motacilla tschutschensis (R)
  • White wagtail, Montacilla alba (R)
  • Red-throated pipit, Anthus cervinus (R)
  • American pipit, Anthus rubescens
  • Sprague's pipit, Anthus spragueii (R)

Family Fringillidae

Subfamily Fringillinae
  • Brambling, Fringilla montifringilla (R)
Subfamily Carduelinae
  • Gray-crowned rosy-finch, Leucosticte tephrocotis
  • Black rosy-finch, Leucosticte atrata
  • Pine grosbeak, Pinicola enucleator
  • House finch, Haemorhous mexicanus
  • Purple finch, Haemorhous purpureus
  • Cassin's finch, Haemorhous cassinii
  • Red crossbill, Loxia curvirostra
  • White-winged crossbill, Loxia leucoptera
  • Common redpoll, Acanthis flammea
  • Hoary redpoll, Acanthis hornemanni (R)
  • Pine siskin, Spinus pinus
  • Lesser goldfinch, Spinus psaltria
  • Lawrence's goldfinch, Spinus lawrencei (R)
  • American goldfinch, Spinus tristis
  • Evening grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus

Family Calcariidae

  • Lapland longspur, Calcarius lapponicus
  • Chestnut-collared longspur, Calcarius ornatus
  • Smith's longspur, Calcarius pictus (R)
  • McCown's longspur, Calcarius mccownii (R)
  • Snow bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis
  • McKay's bunting, Plectrophenax hyperboreus (R)

Family Parulidae

  • Ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapilla
  • Worm-eating warbler, Helmitheros vermivorum (R)
  • Louisiana waterthrush, Parkesia motacilla (R)
  • Northern waterthrush, Parkesia noveboracensis
  • Golden-winged warbler, Vermivora chrysoptera (R)
  • Blue-winged warbler, Vermivora cyanoptera (R)
  • Black-and-white warbler, Mniotilta varia
  • Prothonotary warbler, Protonotaria citrea (R)
  • Tennessee warbler, Oreothlypis peregrina
  • Orange-crowned warbler, Oreothlypis celata
  • Lucy's warbler, Oreothlypis luciae (R)
  • Nashville warbler, Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  • Virginia's warbler, Oreothlypis virginiae (R)
  • MacGillivray's warbler, Geothlypis tolmiei
  • Mourning warbler, Geothlypis philadelphia (R)
  • Kentucky warbler, Geothlypis formosa (R)
  • Common yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas
  • Hooded warbler, Setophaga citrina (R)
  • American redstart, Setophaga ruticilla
  • Cape May warbler, Setophaga tigrina (R)
  • Northern parula, Setophaga americana
  • Magnolia warbler, Setophaga magnolia
  • Bay-breasted warbler, Setophaga castanea (R)
  • Blackburnian warbler, Setophaga fusca (R)
  • Yellow warbler, Setophaga petechia
  • Chestnut-sided warbler, Setophaga pensylvanica
  • Blackpoll warbler, Setophaga striata
  • Black-throated blue warbler, Setophaga caerulescens
  • Palm warbler, Setophaga palmarum
  • Pine warbler, Setophaga pinus (R)
  • Yellow-rumped warbler, Setophaga coronata
  • Yellow-throated warbler, Setophaga dominica (R)
  • Prairie warbler, Setophaga discolor (R)
  • Black-throated gray warbler, Setophaga nigrescens
  • Townsend's warbler, Setophaga townsendi
  • Hermit warbler, Setophaga occidentalis
  • Black-throated green warbler, Setophaga virens (R)
  • Canada warbler, Cardellina canadensis (R)
  • Wilson's warbler, Cardellina pusilla
  • Painted redstart, Myioborus pictus (R)
  • Yellow-breasted chat, Icteria virens

Family Emberizidae

  • Green-tailed towhee, Pipilo chlorurus
  • Spotted towhee, Pipilo maculatus
  • Eastern towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus (R)
  • California towhee, Melozone crissalis
  • Cassin's sparrow, Peucaea cassinii (R)
  • American tree sparrow, Spizelloides arborea
  • Chipping sparrow, Spizella passerina
  • Clay-colored sparrow, Spizella pallida
  • Brewer's sparrow, Spizella breweri
  • Black-chinned sparrow, Spizella atrogularis (R)
  • Vesper sparrow, Pooecetes gramineus
  • Lark sparrow, Chondestes grammacus
  • Black-throated sparrow, Amphispiza bilineata
  • Sagebrush sparrow, Artemisiospiza nevadensis
  • Lark bunting, Calamospiza melanocorys
  • Savannah sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
  • Grasshopper sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum
  • Le Conte's sparrow, Ammodramus leconteii (R)
  • Fox sparrow, Passerella iliaca
  • Song sparrow, Melospiza melodia
  • Lincoln's sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii
  • Swamp sparrow, Melospiza georgiana
  • White-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
  • Harris's sparrow, Zonotrichia querula
  • White-crowned sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys
  • Golden-crowned sparrow, Zonotrichia atricapilla
  • Dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis
  • Little bunting, Emberiza pusilla (R)
  • Rustic bunting, Emberiza rustica (R)

Family Cardinalidae

  • Summer tanager, Piranga rubra (R)
  • Scarlet tanager, Piranga olivacea (R)
  • Western tanager, Piranga ludoviciana
  • Pyrrhuloxia, Cardinalis sinuatus (R)
  • Rose-breasted grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus
  • Black-headed grosbeak, Pheucticus melanocephalus
  • Blue grosbeak, Passerina caerulea (R)
  • Lazuli bunting, Passerina amoena
  • Indigo bunting, Passerina cyanea
  • Painted bunting, Passerina ciris (R)
  • Dickcissel, Spiza americana (R)

Family Icteridae

  • Bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  • Red-winged blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus
  • Tricolored blackbird, Agelaius tricolor
  • Western meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta
  • Yellow-headed blackbird, Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
  • Rusty blackbird, Euphagus carolinus
  • Brewer's blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus
  • Common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula (R)
  • Great-tailed grackle, Quiscalus mexicanus
  • Brown-headed cowbird, Molothrus ater
  • Orchard oriole, Icterus spurius (R)
  • Hooded oriole, Icterus cucullatus
  • Streak-backed oriole, Icterus pustulatus (R)
  • Bullock's oriole, Icterus bullockii
  • Baltimore oriole, Icterus galbula (R)
  • Scott's oriole, Icterus parisorum (R)
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