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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 / /  
  Northern Shoveler  NSHO / /  
  Northern Pintail  NOPI / /  
  Green-winged Teal  AGWT / /  
  Redhead  REDH / /  
  Ring-necked Duck  RNDU / /  
  Lesser Scaup  LESC / /  
  Hooded Merganser  HOME / /  
  Ruddy Duck  RUDU / /  
ORDER: GALLIFORMES
FAMILY: Phasianidae (Partidges, Grouse, Turkey, and Old World Quail)
  Gray Partridge  GRAP / /  
  Ring-necked Pheasant  RNEP / /  
  Ruffed Grouse  RUGR / /  
  Greater Prairie-Chicken  GRPC / /  
  Wild Turkey  WITU / /  
FAMILY: Odontophoridae (New World Quails)
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO / /  
ORDER: PODICIPEDIFORMES
FAMILY: Podicipedidae (Grebes)
  Pied-billed Grebe  PBGR / /  
ORDER: PELECANIFORMES
FAMILY: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)
  Double-crested Cormorant  DCCO / /  
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 / /  
  Cattle Egret  CAEG / /  
  Green Heron  GRHE / /  
  Black-crowned Night-Heron  BCNH / /  
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  YCNH / /  
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 / /  
  Red-shouldered Hawk  RSHA / /  
  Broad-winged Hawk  BWHA / /  
  Swainson's Hawk  SWHA / /  
  Red-tailed Hawk  RTHA / /  
FAMILY: Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
  American Kestrel  AMKE / /  
  Peregrine Falcon  PEFA / /  
ORDER: GRUIFORMES
FAMILY: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
  King Rail  KIRA / /  
  Virginia Rail  VIRA / /  
  Sora  SORA / /  
  Common Gallinule  COMO / /  
  American Coot  AMCO / /  
FAMILY: Gruidae (Cranes)
  Sandhill Crane  SACR / /  
ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES
FAMILY: Charadriidae (Lapwings and Plovers)
  Killdeer  KILL / /  
FAMILY: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies)
  Spotted Sandpiper  SPSA / /  
  Upland Sandpiper  UPSA / /  
  Wilson's Snipe  WISN / /  
  American Woodcock  AMWO / /  
FAMILY: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
  Ring-billed Gull  RBGU / /  
  Herring Gull  HERG / /  
  Common Tern  COTE / /  
  Forster's Tern  FOTE / /  
  Black Tern  BLTE / /  
ORDER: COLUMBIFORMES
FAMILY: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
  Rock Pigeon  ROPI / /  
  African Collared-Dove (a.k.a. Ringed Turtle-Dove)  RITD / /  
  Mourning Dove  MODO / /  
ORDER: PSITTACIFORMES
FAMILY: Psittacidae (Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots)
  Monk Parakeet  MOPA / /  
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 / /  
  Long-eared Owl  LEOW / /  
  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 / /  
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  YBSA / /  
  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 / /  
  Alder Flycatcher  ALFL / /  
  Willow Flycatcher  WIFL / /  
  Least Flycatcher  LEFL / /  
  Eastern Phoebe  EAPH / /  
  Great Crested Flycatcher  GCFL / /  
  Eastern Kingbird  EAKI / /  
FAMILY: Laniidae (Shrikes)
  Loggerhead Shrike  LOSH / /  
FAMILY: Vireonidae (Vireos)
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI / /  
  Bell's Vireo  BEVI / /  
  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 / /  
  Cliff Swallow  CLSW / /  
  Barn Swallow  BARS / /  
FAMILY: Paridae (Chickadees and Titmice)
  Carolina Chickadee  CACH / /  
  Black-capped Chickadee  BCCH / /  
  Tufted Titmouse  TUTI / /  
FAMILY: Sittidae (Nuthatches)
  Red-breasted Nuthatch  RBNU / /  
  White-breasted Nuthatch  WBNU / /  
FAMILY: Certhiidae (Creepers)
  Brown Creeper  BRCR / /  
FAMILY: Troglodytidae (Wrens)
  Carolina Wren  CARW / /  
  Bewick's Wren  BEWR / /  
  House Wren  HOWR / /  
  Sedge Wren  SEWR / /  
  Marsh Wren  MAWR / /  
FAMILY: Regulidae (Kinglets)
  Golden-crowned Kinglet  GCKI / /  
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 / /  
  Golden-winged Warbler  GWWA / /  
  Brewster's Warbler (Golden-winged x Blue-winged)  BRWA / /  
  Lawrence's Warbler (Golden-winged x Blue-winged)  LAWA / /  
  Northern Parula  NOPA / /  
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR / /  
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA / /  
  Black-throated Green Warbler  BTNW / /  
  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 / /  
  Swainson's Warbler  SWWA / /  
  Ovenbird  OVEN / /  
  Louisiana Waterthrush  LOWA / /  
  Kentucky Warbler  KEWA / /  
  Mourning Warbler  MOWA / /  
  Common Yellowthroat  COYE / /  
  Hooded Warbler  HOWA / /  
  Canada Warbler  CAWA / /  
  Yellow-breasted Chat  YBCH / /  
FAMILY: Thraupidae (Tanagers)
  Summer Tanager  SUTA / /  
  Scarlet Tanager  SCTA / /  
FAMILY: Emberizidae (Emberizids)
  Eastern Towhee  EATO / /  
  Chipping Sparrow  CHSP / /  
  Clay-colored Sparrow  CCSP / /  
  Field Sparrow  FISP / /  
  Vesper Sparrow  VESP / /  
  Lark Sparrow  LASP / /  
  Savannah Sparrow  SAVS / /  
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP / /  
  Henslow's Sparrow  HESP / /  
  Song Sparrow  SOSP / /  
  Swamp Sparrow  SWSP / /  
  White-throated Sparrow  WTSP / /  
FAMILY: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies)
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA / /  
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak  RBGR / /  
  Blue Grosbeak  BLGR / /  
  Indigo Bunting  INBU / /  
  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 / /  
  Common Grackle  COGR / /  
  Brown-headed Cowbird  BHCO / /  
  Orchard Oriole  OROR / /  
  Baltimore Oriole  BAOR / /  
FAMILY: Fringillidae (Fringilline and Cardueline Finches)
  House Finch  HOFI / /  
  Red Crossbill  RECR / /  
  Pine Siskin  PISI / /  
  American Goldfinch  AMGO / /  
FAMILY: Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
  House Sparrow  HOSP / /  
  Eurasian Tree Sparrow  ETSP / /  
 
* 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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