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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 / /  
ORDER: GALLIFORMES
FAMILY: Phasianidae (Partidges, Grouse, Turkey, and Old World Quail)
  Ring-necked Pheasant  RNEP / /  
  Ruffed Grouse  RUGR / /  
  Wild Turkey  WITU / /  
FAMILY: Odontophoridae (New World Quails)
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO / /  
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 / /  
FAMILY: Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
  Glossy Ibis  GLIB / /  
FAMILY: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
  Turkey Vulture  TUVU / /  
ORDER: FALCONIFORMES
FAMILY: Accipitridae (Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies)
  Osprey  OSPR / /  
  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 / /  
ORDER: GRUIFORMES
FAMILY: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
  Clapper Rail  CLRA / /  
  King Rail  KIRA / /  
  Virginia Rail  VIRA / /  
  Sora  SORA / /  
  Common Gallinule  COMO / /  
ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES
FAMILY: Charadriidae (Lapwings and Plovers)
  Piping Plover  PIPL / /  
  Killdeer  KILL / /  
FAMILY: Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
  American Oystercatcher  AMOY / /  
FAMILY: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies)
  Willet  WILL / /  
  Spotted Sandpiper  SPSA / /  
  Upland Sandpiper  UPSA / /  
  American Woodcock  AMWO / /  
FAMILY: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
  Herring Gull  HERG / /  
  Great Black-backed Gull  GBBG / /  
  Roseate Tern  ROST / /  
  Common Tern  COTE / /  
  Least Tern  LETE / /  
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 / /  
  Long-eared Owl  LEOW / /  
  Northern Saw-whet Owl  NSWO / /  
ORDER: CAPRIMULGIFORMES
FAMILY: Caprimulgidae (Nighthawks and Allies)
  Common Nighthawk  CONI / /  
  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-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 / /  
  Least Flycatcher  LEFL / /  
  Eastern Phoebe  EAPH / /  
  Great Crested Flycatcher  GCFL / /  
  Eastern Kingbird  EAKI / /  
FAMILY: Vireonidae (Vireos)
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI / /  
  Yellow-throated Vireo  YTVI / /  
  Blue-headed Vireo  BHVI / /  
  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)
  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 / /  
  House Wren  HOWR / /  
  unid. Pacific Wren / Winter Wren  WIWR / /  
  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 / /  
  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 / /  
  Nashville Warbler  NAWA / /  
  Northern Parula  NOPA / /  
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR / /  
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA / /  
  Magnolia Warbler  MAWA / /  
  (unid. Myrtle/Audubon's) Yellow-rumped Warbler  YRWA / /  
  Black-throated Green Warbler  BTNW / /  
  Blackburnian Warbler  BLBW / /  
  Pine Warbler  PIWA / /  
  Prairie Warbler  PRAW / /  
  Cerulean Warbler  CERW / /  
  Black-and-white Warbler  BAWW / /  
  American Redstart  AMRE / /  
  Worm-eating Warbler  WEWA / /  
  Ovenbird  OVEN / /  
  Northern Waterthrush  NOWA / /  
  Louisiana Waterthrush  LOWA / /  
  Common Yellowthroat  COYE / /  
  Hooded Warbler  HOWA / /  
  Canada Warbler  CAWA / /  
  Yellow-breasted Chat  YBCH / /  
FAMILY: Thraupidae (Tanagers)
  Scarlet Tanager  SCTA / /  
FAMILY: Emberizidae (Emberizids)
  Eastern Towhee  EATO / /  
  Chipping Sparrow  CHSP / /  
  Field Sparrow  FISP / /  
  Vesper Sparrow  VESP / /  
  Savannah Sparrow  SAVS / /  
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP / /  
  Nelson's Sparrow  NSTS / /  
  Seaside Sparrow  SESP / /  
  Song Sparrow  SOSP / /  
  Swamp Sparrow  SWSP / /  
  White-throated Sparrow  WTSP / /  
  (Slate-colored Junco) Dark-eyed Junco  SCJU / /  
FAMILY: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies)
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA / /  
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak  RBGR / /  
  Indigo Bunting  INBU / /  
FAMILY: Icteridae (Blackbirds and Orioles)
  Bobolink  BOBO / /  
  Red-winged Blackbird  RWBL / /  
  Eastern Meadowlark  EAME / /  
  Common Grackle  COGR / /  
  Brown-headed Cowbird  BHCO / /  
  Orchard Oriole  OROR / /  
  Baltimore Oriole  BAOR / /  
FAMILY: Fringillidae (Fringilline and Cardueline Finches)
  Purple Finch  PUFI / /  
  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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