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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 / /  
  Tundra Swan  TUSW / /  
  Wood Duck  WODU / /  
  Gadwall  GADW / /  
  American Wigeon  AMWI / /  
  American Black Duck  ABDU / /  
  Mallard  MALL / /  
  hybrid Mallard x Black Duck or Mottled Duck  HYMA / /  
  Blue-winged Teal  BWTE / /  
  Northern Shoveler  NSHO / /  
  Northern Pintail  NOPI / /  
  Green-winged Teal  AGWT / /  
  Canvasback  CANV / /  
  Redhead  REDH / /  
  Ring-necked Duck  RNDU / /  
  Lesser Scaup  LESC / /  
  Bufflehead  BUFF / /  
  Common Goldeneye  COGO / /  
  Hooded Merganser  HOME / /  
  Common Merganser  COME / /  
  Red-breasted Merganser  RBME / /  
  Ruddy Duck  RUDU / /  
ORDER: GALLIFORMES
FAMILY: Phasianidae (Partidges, Grouse, Turkey, and Old World Quail)
  Chukar  CHUK / /  
  Ring-necked Pheasant  RNEP / /  
  Ruffed Grouse  RUGR / /  
  Spruce Grouse  SPGR / /  
  Sharp-tailed Grouse  STGR / /  
  Wild Turkey  WITU / /  
FAMILY: Odontophoridae (New World Quails)
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO / /  
ORDER: GAVIIFORMES
FAMILY: Gaviidae (Loons)
  Common Loon  COLO / /  
ORDER: PODICIPEDIFORMES
FAMILY: Podicipedidae (Grebes)
  Pied-billed Grebe  PBGR / /  
  Eared Grebe  EAGR / /  
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 / /  
  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 / /  
  Bald Eagle  BAEA / /  
  Northern Harrier  NOHA / /  
  Sharp-shinned Hawk  SSHA / /  
  Cooper's Hawk  COHA / /  
  Northern Goshawk  NOGO / /  
  Red-shouldered Hawk  RSHA / /  
  Broad-winged Hawk  BWHA / /  
  Red-tailed Hawk  RTHA / /  
FAMILY: Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
  American Kestrel  AMKE / /  
  Merlin  MERL / /  
  Peregrine Falcon  PEFA / /  
ORDER: GRUIFORMES
FAMILY: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
  Yellow Rail  YERA / /  
  Black Rail  BLRA / /  
  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)
  Piping Plover  PIPL / /  
  Killdeer  KILL / /  
FAMILY: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies)
  Greater Yellowlegs  GRYE / /  
  Lesser Yellowlegs  LEYE / /  
  Solitary Sandpiper  SOSA / /  
  Spotted Sandpiper  SPSA / /  
  Upland Sandpiper  UPSA / /  
  Wilson's Snipe  WISN / /  
  American Woodcock  AMWO / /  
  Wilson's Phalarope  WIPH / /  
FAMILY: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
  Ring-billed Gull  RBGU / /  
  Herring Gull  HERG / /  
  Caspian Tern  CATE / /  
  Common Tern  COTE / /  
  Forster's Tern  FOTE / /  
  Black Tern  BLTE / /  
ORDER: COLUMBIFORMES
FAMILY: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
  Rock Pigeon  ROPI / /  
  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 / /  
  Great Gray Owl  GGOW / /  
  Long-eared Owl  LEOW / /  
  Short-eared Owl  SEOW / /  
  Northern Saw-whet Owl  NSWO / /  
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 / /  
  American Three-toed Woodpecker  ATTW / /  
  Black-backed Woodpecker  BBWO / /  
  (Yellow-shafted Flicker) Northern Flicker  YSFL / /  
  Pileated Woodpecker  PIWO / /  
ORDER: PASSERIFORMES
FAMILY: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
  Olive-sided Flycatcher  OSFL / /  
  Eastern Wood-Pewee  EAWP / /  
  Yellow-bellied Flycatcher  YBFL / /  
  Acadian Flycatcher  ACFL / /  
  Alder Flycatcher  ALFL / /  
  Willow Flycatcher  WIFL / /  
  Least Flycatcher  LEFL / /  
  Eastern Phoebe  EAPH / /  
  Great Crested Flycatcher  GCFL / /  
  Western Kingbird  WEKI / /  
  Eastern Kingbird  EAKI / /  
FAMILY: Laniidae (Shrikes)
  Loggerhead Shrike  LOSH / /  
FAMILY: Vireonidae (Vireos)
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI / /  
  Bell's Vireo  BEVI / /  
  Yellow-throated Vireo  YTVI / /  
  Blue-headed Vireo  BHVI / /  
  Warbling Vireo  WAVI / /  
  Philadelphia Vireo  PHVI / /  
  Red-eyed Vireo  REVI / /  
FAMILY: Corvidae (Crows and Jays)
  Gray Jay  GRAJ / /  
  Blue Jay  BLJA / /  
  American Crow  AMCR / /  
  Common Raven  CORA / /  
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)
  Black-capped Chickadee  BCCH / /  
  Boreal Chickadee  BOCH / /  
  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 / /  
  House Wren  HOWR / /  
  unid. Pacific Wren / Winter Wren  WIWR / /  
  Sedge Wren  SEWR / /  
  Marsh Wren  MAWR / /  
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 / /  
  Veery  VEER / /  
  Swainson's Thrush  SWTH / /  
  Hermit Thrush  HETH / /  
  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 / /  
  Tennessee Warbler  TEWA / /  
  Nashville Warbler  NAWA / /  
  Northern Parula  NOPA / /  
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR / /  
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA / /  
  Magnolia Warbler  MAWA / /  
  Cape May Warbler  CMWA / /  
  Black-throated Blue Warbler  BTBW / /  
  (unid. Myrtle/Audubon's) Yellow-rumped Warbler  YRWA / /  
  Black-throated Green Warbler  BTNW / /  
  Blackburnian Warbler  BLBW / /  
  Yellow-throated Warbler  YTWA / /  
  Pine Warbler  PIWA / /  
  Kirtland's Warbler  KIWA / /  
  Prairie Warbler  PRAW / /  
  Palm Warbler  PAWA / /  
  Bay-breasted Warbler  BBWA / /  
  Cerulean Warbler  CERW / /  
  Black-and-white Warbler  BAWW / /  
  American Redstart  AMRE / /  
  Prothonotary Warbler  PROW / /  
  Worm-eating Warbler  WEWA / /  
  Ovenbird  OVEN / /  
  Northern Waterthrush  NOWA / /  
  Louisiana Waterthrush  LOWA / /  
  Kentucky Warbler  KEWA / /  
  Connecticut Warbler  CONW / /  
  Mourning Warbler  MOWA / /  
  Common Yellowthroat  COYE / /  
  Hooded Warbler  HOWA / /  
  Wilson's Warbler  WIWA / /  
  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 / /  
  Savannah Sparrow  SAVS / /  
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP / /  
  Le Conte's Sparrow  LCSP / /  
  Henslow's Sparrow  HESP / /  
  Song Sparrow  SOSP / /  
  Lincoln's Sparrow  LISP / /  
  Swamp Sparrow  SWSP / /  
  White-throated Sparrow  WTSP / /  
  (unid. race) Dark-eyed Junco  DEJU / /  
FAMILY: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies)
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA / /  
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak  RBGR / /  
  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 / /  
  Rusty Blackbird  RUBL / /  
  Brewer's Blackbird  BRBL / /  
  Common Grackle  COGR / /  
  Brown-headed Cowbird  BHCO / /  
  Orchard Oriole  OROR / /  
  Baltimore Oriole  BAOR / /  
FAMILY: Fringillidae (Fringilline and Cardueline Finches)
  Pine Grosbeak  PIGR / /  
  Purple Finch  PUFI / /  
  House Finch  HOFI / /  
  Red Crossbill  RECR / /  
  White-winged Crossbill  WWCR / /  
  Pine Siskin  PISI / /  
  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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