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Species Information

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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 / /  
  Mute Swan  MUSW / /  
  Wood Duck  WODU / /  
  Gadwall  GADW / /  
  American Black Duck  ABDU / /  
  Mallard  MALL / /  
  Blue-winged Teal  BWTE / /  
  Green-winged Teal  AGWT / /  
  Hooded Merganser  HOME / /  
  Red-breasted Merganser  RBME / /  
ORDER: GALLIFORMES
FAMILY: Phasianidae (Partidges, Grouse, Turkey, and Old World Quail)
  Ring-necked Pheasant  RNEP / /  
  Wild Turkey  WITU / /  
FAMILY: Odontophoridae (New World Quails)
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO / /  
ORDER: PODICIPEDIFORMES
FAMILY: Podicipedidae (Grebes)
  Pied-billed Grebe  PBGR / /  
ORDER: CICONIIFORMES
FAMILY: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns, and allies)
  American Bittern  AMBI / /  
  Least Bittern  LEBI / /  
  Great Blue Heron  GBHE / /  
  Great Egret  GREG / /  
  Snowy Egret  SNEG / /  
  Little Blue Heron  LBHE / /  
  Tricolored Heron  TRHE / /  
  Cattle Egret  CAEG / /  
  Green Heron  GRHE / /  
  Black-crowned Night-Heron  BCNH / /  
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  YCNH / /  
FAMILY: Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
  Glossy Ibis  GLIB / /  
FAMILY: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
  Black Vulture  BLVU / /  
  Turkey Vulture  TUVU / /  
ORDER: FALCONIFORMES
FAMILY: Accipitridae (Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies)
  Osprey  OSPR / /  
  Bald Eagle  BAEA / /  
  Northern Harrier  NOHA / /  
  Cooper's Hawk  COHA / /  
  Red-shouldered Hawk  RSHA / /  
  Broad-winged Hawk  BWHA / /  
  Red-tailed Hawk  RTHA / /  
FAMILY: Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
  American Kestrel  AMKE / /  
  Peregrine Falcon  PEFA / /  
ORDER: GRUIFORMES
FAMILY: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
  Black Rail  BLRA / /  
  Clapper Rail  CLRA / /  
  King Rail  KIRA / /  
  Virginia Rail  VIRA / /  
  Common Gallinule  COMO / /  
  American Coot  AMCO / /  
ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES
FAMILY: Charadriidae (Lapwings and Plovers)
  Piping Plover  PIPL / /  
  Killdeer  KILL / /  
FAMILY: Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
  American Oystercatcher  AMOY / /  
FAMILY: Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
  Black-necked Stilt  BNST / /  
FAMILY: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies)
  Willet  WILL / /  
  Spotted Sandpiper  SPSA / /  
  Upland Sandpiper  UPSA / /  
  American Woodcock  AMWO / /  
FAMILY: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
  Laughing Gull  LAGU / /  
  Herring Gull  HERG / /  
  Great Black-backed Gull  GBBG / /  
  Common Tern  COTE / /  
  Forster's Tern  FOTE / /  
  Least Tern  LETE / /  
  Black Skimmer  BLSK / /  
ORDER: COLUMBIFORMES
FAMILY: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
  Rock Pigeon  ROPI / /  
  Mourning Dove  MODO / /  
ORDER: CUCULIFORMES
FAMILY: Cuculidae (Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis)
  Black-billed Cuckoo  BBCU / /  
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo  YBCU / /  
ORDER: STRIGIFORMES
FAMILY: Tytonidae (Barn Owls)
  Barn Owl  BANO / /  
FAMILY: Strigidae (Typical Owls)
  Eastern Screech-Owl  EASO / /  
  Great Horned Owl  GHOW / /  
  Barred Owl  BADO / /  
  Short-eared Owl  SEOW / /  
ORDER: CAPRIMULGIFORMES
FAMILY: Caprimulgidae (Nighthawks and Allies)
  Common Nighthawk  CONI / /  
  Chuck-will's-widow  CWWI / /  
  unid. Mexican / Eastern Whip-poor-will  WPWI / /  
ORDER: APODIFORMES
FAMILY: Apodidae (Swifts)
  Chimney Swift  CHSW / /  
FAMILY: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
  Ruby-throated Hummingbird  RTHU / /  
ORDER: CORACIIFORMES
FAMILY: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
  Belted Kingfisher  BEKI / /  
ORDER: PICIFORMES
FAMILY: Picidae (Woodpeckers and Allies)
  Red-headed Woodpecker  RHWO / /  
  Red-bellied Woodpecker  RBWO / /  
  Downy Woodpecker  DOWO / /  
  Hairy Woodpecker  HAWO / /  
  (Yellow-shafted Flicker) Northern Flicker  YSFL / /  
  Pileated Woodpecker  PIWO / /  
ORDER: PASSERIFORMES
FAMILY: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
  Eastern Wood-Pewee  EAWP / /  
  Acadian Flycatcher  ACFL / /  
  Willow Flycatcher  WIFL / /  
  Eastern Phoebe  EAPH / /  
  Great Crested Flycatcher  GCFL / /  
  Eastern Kingbird  EAKI / /  
FAMILY: Laniidae (Shrikes)
  Loggerhead Shrike  LOSH / /  
FAMILY: Vireonidae (Vireos)
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI / /  
  Yellow-throated Vireo  YTVI / /  
  Warbling Vireo  WAVI / /  
  Red-eyed Vireo  REVI / /  
FAMILY: Corvidae (Crows and Jays)
  Blue Jay  BLJA / /  
  American Crow  AMCR / /  
  Fish Crow  FICR / /  
FAMILY: Alaudidae (Larks)
  Horned Lark  HOLA / /  
FAMILY: Hirundinidae (Swallows)
  Purple Martin  PUMA / /  
  Tree Swallow  TRES / /  
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow  NRWS / /  
  Bank Swallow  BANS / /  
  Barn Swallow  BARS / /  
FAMILY: Paridae (Chickadees and Titmice)
  Carolina Chickadee  CACH / /  
  Tufted Titmouse  TUTI / /  
FAMILY: Sittidae (Nuthatches)
  White-breasted Nuthatch  WBNU / /  
  Brown-headed Nuthatch  BHNU / /  
FAMILY: Certhiidae (Creepers)
  Brown Creeper  BRCR / /  
FAMILY: Troglodytidae (Wrens)
  Carolina Wren  CARW / /  
  House Wren  HOWR / /  
  Sedge Wren  SEWR / /  
  Marsh Wren  MAWR / /  
FAMILY: Sylviidae (Gnatcatchers and Old World Warblers)
  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  BGGN / /  
FAMILY: Turdidae (Thrushes)
  Eastern Bluebird  EABL / /  
  Veery  VEER / /  
  Wood Thrush  WOTH / /  
  American Robin  AMRO / /  
FAMILY: Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
  Gray Catbird  GRCA / /  
  Northern Mockingbird  NOMO / /  
  Brown Thrasher  BRTH / /  
FAMILY: Sturnidae (Starlings)
  European Starling  EUST / /  
FAMILY: Bombycillidae (Waxwings and Allies)
  Cedar Waxwing  CEDW / /  
FAMILY: Parulidae (Wood-warblers)
  Blue-winged Warbler  BWWA / /  
  Northern Parula  NOPA / /  
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR / /  
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA / /  
  Yellow-throated Warbler  YTWA / /  
  Pine Warbler  PIWA / /  
  Prairie Warbler  PRAW / /  
  Cerulean Warbler  CERW / /  
  Black-and-white Warbler  BAWW / /  
  American Redstart  AMRE / /  
  Prothonotary Warbler  PROW / /  
  Worm-eating Warbler  WEWA / /  
  Ovenbird  OVEN / /  
  Louisiana Waterthrush  LOWA / /  
  Kentucky Warbler  KEWA / /  
  Common Yellowthroat  COYE / /  
  Hooded Warbler  HOWA / /  
  Yellow-breasted Chat  YBCH / /  
FAMILY: Thraupidae (Tanagers)
  Summer Tanager  SUTA / /  
  Scarlet Tanager  SCTA / /  
FAMILY: Emberizidae (Emberizids)
  Eastern Towhee  EATO / /  
  Chipping Sparrow  CHSP / /  
  Field Sparrow  FISP / /  
  Vesper Sparrow  VESP / /  
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP / /  
  Saltmarsh Sparrow  SSTS / /  
  Seaside Sparrow  SESP / /  
  Song Sparrow  SOSP / /  
  Swamp Sparrow  SWSP / /  
FAMILY: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies)
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA / /  
  Blue Grosbeak  BLGR / /  
  Indigo Bunting  INBU / /  
FAMILY: Icteridae (Blackbirds and Orioles)
  Red-winged Blackbird  RWBL / /  
  Eastern Meadowlark  EAME / /  
  Boat-tailed Grackle  BTGR / /  
  Common Grackle  COGR / /  
  Brown-headed Cowbird  BHCO / /  
  Orchard Oriole  OROR / /  
  Baltimore Oriole  BAOR / /  
FAMILY: Fringillidae (Fringilline and Cardueline Finches)
  House Finch  HOFI / /  
  American Goldfinch  AMGO / /  
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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