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Species Alpha Code* Safe date start** Safe date end Habitat
ORDER: ANSERIFORMES
FAMILY: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Swans)
  Canada Goose  CANG / /  
  Wood Duck  WODU / /  
  Gadwall  GADW / /  
  American Wigeon  AMWI / /  
  Mallard  MALL / /  
  Blue-winged Teal  BWTE / /  
  Cinnamon Teal  CITE / /  
  Northern Shoveler  NSHO / /  
  Northern Pintail  NOPI / /  
  Green-winged Teal  AGWT / /  
  Canvasback  CANV / /  
  Redhead  REDH / /  
  Ring-necked Duck  RNDU / /  
  Lesser Scaup  LESC / /  
  Bufflehead  BUFF / /  
  Barrow's Goldeneye  BAGO / /  
  Common Merganser  COME / /  
  Ruddy Duck  RUDU / /  
ORDER: GALLIFORMES
FAMILY: Phasianidae (Partidges, Grouse, Turkey, and Old World Quail)
  Chukar  CHUK / /  
  Ring-necked Pheasant  RNEP / /  
  Greater Sage-Grouse  GRSG / /  
  Gunnison Sage-Grouse  GUSG / /  
  White-tailed Ptarmigan  WTPT / /  
  unid. Dusky Grouse / Sooty Grouse  BGSE / /  
  Sharp-tailed Grouse  STGR / /  
  Greater Prairie-Chicken  GRPC / /  
  Lesser Prairie-Chicken  LEPC / /  
  Wild Turkey  WITU / /  
FAMILY: Odontophoridae (New World Quails)
  Scaled Quail  SCQU / /  
  Gambel's Quail  GAQU / /  
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO / /  
ORDER: PODICIPEDIFORMES
FAMILY: Podicipedidae (Grebes)
  Pied-billed Grebe  PBGR / /  
  Eared Grebe  EAGR / /  
  Western Grebe  WEGR / /  
  Clark's Grebe  CLGR / /  
ORDER: PELECANIFORMES
FAMILY: Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
  American White Pelican  AWPE / /  
FAMILY: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)
  Double-crested Cormorant  DCCO / /  
ORDER: CICONIIFORMES
FAMILY: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns, and allies)
  American Bittern  AMBI / /  
  Great Blue Heron  GBHE / /  
  Great Egret  GREG / /  
  Snowy Egret  SNEG / /  
  Little Blue Heron  LBHE / /  
  Cattle Egret  CAEG / /  
  Green Heron  GRHE / /  
  Black-crowned Night-Heron  BCNH / /  
FAMILY: Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
  White-faced Ibis  WFIB / /  
FAMILY: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
  Turkey Vulture  TUVU / /  
ORDER: FALCONIFORMES
FAMILY: Accipitridae (Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies)
  Osprey  OSPR / /  
  Mississippi Kite  MIKI / /  
  Bald Eagle  BAEA / /  
  Northern Harrier  NOHA / /  
  Sharp-shinned Hawk  SSHA / /  
  Cooper's Hawk  COHA / /  
  Northern Goshawk  NOGO / /  
  Broad-winged Hawk  BWHA / /  
  Swainson's Hawk  SWHA / /  
  Red-tailed Hawk  RTHA / /  
  Ferruginous Hawk  FEHA / /  
  Golden Eagle  GOEA / /  
FAMILY: Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
  American Kestrel  AMKE / /  
  Peregrine Falcon  PEFA / /  
  Prairie Falcon  PRFA / /  
ORDER: GRUIFORMES
FAMILY: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
  Black Rail  BLRA / /  
  Virginia Rail  VIRA / /  
  Sora  SORA / /  
  American Coot  AMCO / /  
FAMILY: Gruidae (Cranes)
  Sandhill Crane  SACR / /  
ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES
FAMILY: Charadriidae (Lapwings and Plovers)
  Snowy Plover  SNPL / /  
  Piping Plover  PIPL / /  
  Killdeer  KILL / /  
  Mountain Plover  MOPL / /  
FAMILY: Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
  Black-necked Stilt  BNST / /  
  American Avocet  AMAV / /  
FAMILY: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies)
  Willet  WILL / /  
  Spotted Sandpiper  SPSA / /  
  Upland Sandpiper  UPSA / /  
  Long-billed Curlew  LBCU / /  
  Wilson's Snipe  WISN / /  
  Wilson's Phalarope  WIPH / /  
FAMILY: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
  California Gull  CAGU / /  
  Caspian Tern  CATE / /  
  Forster's Tern  FOTE / /  
  Least Tern  LETE / /  
  Black Tern  BLTE / /  
ORDER: COLUMBIFORMES
FAMILY: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
  Rock Pigeon  ROPI / /  
  Band-tailed Pigeon  BTPI / /  
  Mourning Dove  MODO / /  
ORDER: CUCULIFORMES
FAMILY: Cuculidae (Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis)
  Black-billed Cuckoo  BBCU / /  
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo  YBCU / /  
  Greater Roadrunner  GRRO / /  
ORDER: STRIGIFORMES
FAMILY: Tytonidae (Barn Owls)
  Barn Owl  BANO / /  
FAMILY: Strigidae (Typical Owls)
  Flammulated Owl  FLOW / /  
  Western Screech-Owl  WESO / /  
  Eastern Screech-Owl  EASO / /  
  Great Horned Owl  GHOW / /  
  Northern Pygmy-Owl  NOPO / /  
  Burrowing Owl  BUOW / /  
  Spotted Owl  SPOW / /  
  Long-eared Owl  LEOW / /  
  Short-eared Owl  SEOW / /  
  Boreal Owl  BOOW / /  
  Northern Saw-whet Owl  NSWO / /  
ORDER: CAPRIMULGIFORMES
FAMILY: Caprimulgidae (Nighthawks and Allies)
  Lesser Nighthawk  LENI / /  
  Common Nighthawk  CONI / /  
  Common Poorwill  COPO / /  
ORDER: APODIFORMES
FAMILY: Apodidae (Swifts)
  Black Swift  BLSW / /  
  Chimney Swift  CHSW / /  
  White-throated Swift  WTSW / /  
FAMILY: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
  Black-chinned Hummingbird  BCHU / /  
  Anna's Hummingbird  ANHU / /  
  Broad-tailed Hummingbird  BTAH / /  
ORDER: CORACIIFORMES
FAMILY: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
  Belted Kingfisher  BEKI / /  
ORDER: PICIFORMES
FAMILY: Picidae (Woodpeckers and Allies)
  Lewis's Woodpecker  LEWO / /  
  Red-headed Woodpecker  RHWO / /  
  Acorn Woodpecker  ACWO / /  
  Red-bellied Woodpecker  RBWO / /  
  Red-naped Sapsucker  RNSA / /  
  Williamson's Sapsucker  WISA / /  
  Ladder-backed Woodpecker  LBWO / /  
  Downy Woodpecker  DOWO / /  
  Hairy Woodpecker  HAWO / /  
  American Three-toed Woodpecker  ATTW / /  
  (Red-shafted Flicker) Northern Flicker  RSFL / /  
  hybrid Northern Flicker (Red x Yellow-shafted)  FLIN / /  
  (Yellow-shafted Flicker) Northern Flicker  YSFL / /  
ORDER: PASSERIFORMES
FAMILY: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
  Olive-sided Flycatcher  OSFL / /  
  Western Wood-Pewee  WEWP / /  
  Eastern Wood-Pewee  EAWP / /  
  Willow Flycatcher  WIFL / /  
  Least Flycatcher  LEFL / /  
  Hammond's Flycatcher  HAFL / /  
  Gray Flycatcher  GRFL / /  
  Dusky Flycatcher  DUFL / /  
  Cordilleran Flycatcher  COFL / /  
  Black Phoebe  BLPH / /  
  Eastern Phoebe  EAPH / /  
  Say's Phoebe  SAPH / /  
  Vermilion Flycatcher  VEFL / /  
  Ash-throated Flycatcher  ATFL / /  
  Great Crested Flycatcher  GCFL / /  
  Cassin's Kingbird  CAKI / /  
  Western Kingbird  WEKI / /  
  Eastern Kingbird  EAKI / /  
  Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  STFL / /  
FAMILY: Laniidae (Shrikes)
  Loggerhead Shrike  LOSH / /  
FAMILY: Vireonidae (Vireos)
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI / /  
  Bell's Vireo  BEVI / /  
  Gray Vireo  GRVI / /  
  Yellow-throated Vireo  YTVI / /  
  Plumbeous Vireo  PLVI / /  
  Warbling Vireo  WAVI / /  
  Red-eyed Vireo  REVI / /  
FAMILY: Corvidae (Crows and Jays)
  Gray Jay  GRAJ / /  
  Steller's Jay  STJA / /  
  Blue Jay  BLJA / /  
  Western Scrub-Jay  WESJ / /  
  Pinyon Jay  PIJA / /  
  Clark's Nutcracker  CLNU / /  
  Black-billed Magpie  BBMA / /  
  American Crow  AMCR / /  
  Chihuahuan Raven  CHRA / /  
  Common Raven  CORA / /  
FAMILY: Alaudidae (Larks)
  Horned Lark  HOLA / /  
FAMILY: Hirundinidae (Swallows)
  Purple Martin  PUMA / /  
  Tree Swallow  TRES / /  
  Violet-green Swallow  VGSW / /  
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow  NRWS / /  
  Bank Swallow  BANS / /  
  Cliff Swallow  CLSW / /  
  Barn Swallow  BARS / /  
FAMILY: Paridae (Chickadees and Titmice)
  Black-capped Chickadee  BCCH / /  
  Mountain Chickadee  MOCH / /  
  Juniper Titmouse  JUTI / /  
FAMILY: Aegithalidae (Bushtits and Long-tailed Tits)
  Bushtit  BUSH / /  
FAMILY: Sittidae (Nuthatches)
  Red-breasted Nuthatch  RBNU / /  
  White-breasted Nuthatch  WBNU / /  
  Pygmy Nuthatch  PYNU / /  
FAMILY: Certhiidae (Creepers)
  Brown Creeper  BRCR / /  
FAMILY: Troglodytidae (Wrens)
  Rock Wren  ROWR / /  
  Canyon Wren  CANW / /  
  Carolina Wren  CARW / /  
  Bewick's Wren  BEWR / /  
  House Wren  HOWR / /  
  unid. Pacific Wren / Winter Wren  WIWR / /  
  Sedge Wren  SEWR / /  
  Marsh Wren  MAWR / /  
FAMILY: Cinclidae (Dippers)
  American Dipper  AMDI / /  
FAMILY: Regulidae (Kinglets)
  Golden-crowned Kinglet  GCKI / /  
  Ruby-crowned Kinglet  RCKI / /  
FAMILY: Sylviidae (Gnatcatchers and Old World Warblers)
  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  BGGN / /  
FAMILY: Turdidae (Thrushes)
  Eastern Bluebird  EABL / /  
  Western Bluebird  WEBL / /  
  Mountain Bluebird  MOBL / /  
  Townsend's Solitaire  TOSO / /  
  Veery  VEER / /  
  Swainson's Thrush  SWTH / /  
  Hermit Thrush  HETH / /  
  American Robin  AMRO / /  
FAMILY: Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
  Gray Catbird  GRCA / /  
  Northern Mockingbird  NOMO / /  
  Sage Thrasher  SATH / /  
  Brown Thrasher  BRTH / /  
  Curve-billed Thrasher  CBTH / /  
FAMILY: Sturnidae (Starlings)
  European Starling  EUST / /  
FAMILY: Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
  American Pipit  AMPI / /  
FAMILY: Bombycillidae (Waxwings and Allies)
  Cedar Waxwing  CEDW / /  
FAMILY: Parulidae (Wood-warblers)
  Blue-winged Warbler  BWWA / /  
  Golden-winged Warbler  GWWA / /  
  Orange-crowned Warbler  OCWA / /  
  Virginia's Warbler  VIWA / /  
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR / /  
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA / /  
  (unid. Myrtle/Audubon's) Yellow-rumped Warbler  YRWA / /  
  Black-throated Gray Warbler  BTYW / /  
  Yellow-throated Warbler  YTWA / /  
  Grace's Warbler  GRWA / /  
  American Redstart  AMRE / /  
  Ovenbird  OVEN / /  
  Northern Waterthrush  NOWA / /  
  MacGillivray's Warbler  MGWA / /  
  Common Yellowthroat  COYE / /  
  Hooded Warbler  HOWA / /  
  Wilson's Warbler  WIWA / /  
  Yellow-breasted Chat  YBCH / /  
FAMILY: Thraupidae (Tanagers)
  Hepatic Tanager  HETA / /  
  Summer Tanager  SUTA / /  
  Western Tanager  WETA / /  
FAMILY: Emberizidae (Emberizids)
  Green-tailed Towhee  GTTO / /  
  Spotted Towhee  SPTO / /  
  Canyon Towhee  CANT / /  
  Cassin's Sparrow  CASP / /  
  Rufous-crowned Sparrow  RCSP / /  
  Chipping Sparrow  CHSP / /  
  Brewer's Sparrow  BRSP / /  
  Field Sparrow  FISP / /  
  Vesper Sparrow  VESP / /  
  Lark Sparrow  LASP / /  
  Black-throated Sparrow  BTSP / /  
  Sage Sparrow  SAGS / /  
  Lark Bunting  LARB / /  
  Savannah Sparrow  SAVS / /  
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP / /  
  Fox Sparrow  FOSP / /  
  Song Sparrow  SOSP / /  
  Lincoln's Sparrow  LISP / /  
  White-crowned Sparrow  WCSP / /  
  (Gray-headed Junco) Dark-eyed Junco  GHJU / /  
  McCown's Longspur  MCLO / /  
  Chestnut-collared Longspur  CCLO / /  
FAMILY: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies)
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA / /  
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak  RBGR / /  
  Black-headed Grosbeak  BHGR / /  
  Blue Grosbeak  BLGR / /  
  Lazuli Bunting  LAZB / /  
  hybrid Lazuli Bunting x Indigo Bunting  LIBH / /  
  Indigo Bunting  INBU / /  
  Painted Bunting  PABU / /  
  Dickcissel  DICK / /  
FAMILY: Icteridae (Blackbirds and Orioles)
  Bobolink  BOBO / /  
  Red-winged Blackbird  RWBL / /  
  Eastern Meadowlark  EAME / /  
  Western Meadowlark  WEME / /  
  Yellow-headed Blackbird  YHBL / /  
  Brewer's Blackbird  BRBL / /  
  Great-tailed Grackle  GTGR / /  
  Common Grackle  COGR / /  
  Brown-headed Cowbird  BHCO / /  
  Orchard Oriole  OROR / /  
  Bullock's Oriole  BUOR / /  
  Baltimore Oriole  BAOR / /  
  hybrid Bullock's Oriole x Baltimore Oriole  BBOH / /  
  Scott's Oriole  SCOR / /  
FAMILY: Fringillidae (Fringilline and Cardueline Finches)
  Brown-capped Rosy-Finch  BCRF / /  
  Pine Grosbeak  PIGR / /  
  Cassin's Finch  CAFI / /  
  House Finch  HOFI / /  
  Red Crossbill  RECR / /  
  White-winged Crossbill  WWCR / /  
  Pine Siskin  PISI / /  
  Lesser Goldfinch  LEGO / /  
  American Goldfinch  AMGO / /  
  Evening Grosbeak  EVGR / /  
FAMILY: Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
  House Sparrow  HOSP / /  
 
* Alpha Codes are also known as 'banding codes' (not AOU codes, which are numeric)
** Safe dates represent a window when a singing male is assumed not to be in migration, and therefore on territory. Some atlases do not use safe dates, because they prefer (given present knowledge) not to assume migration or territorial status of all individuals. Safe dates generally apply to the Possible breeding category only when used.
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