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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 / /  
  Mallard  MALL / /  
  Mottled Duck  MODU / /  
  Blue-winged Teal  BWTE / /  
  Hooded Merganser  HOME / /  
  Ruddy Duck  RUDU / /  
ORDER: GALLIFORMES
FAMILY: Phasianidae (Partidges, Grouse, Turkey, and Old World Quail)
  Ruffed Grouse  RUGR / /  
  Wild Turkey  WITU / /  
FAMILY: Odontophoridae (New World Quails)
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO / /  
ORDER: PODICIPEDIFORMES
FAMILY: Podicipedidae (Grebes)
  Pied-billed Grebe  PBGR / /  
ORDER: PELECANIFORMES
FAMILY: Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
  Brown Pelican  BRPE / /  
FAMILY: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)
  Double-crested Cormorant  DCCO / /  
FAMILY: Anhingidae (Anhingas)
  Anhinga  ANHI / /  
ORDER: CICONIIFORMES
FAMILY: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns, and allies)
  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)
  White Ibis  WHIB / /  
  Glossy Ibis  GLIB / /  
FAMILY: Ciconiidae (Storks and Allies)
  Wood Stork  WOST / /  
FAMILY: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
  Black Vulture  BLVU / /  
  Turkey Vulture  TUVU / /  
ORDER: FALCONIFORMES
FAMILY: Accipitridae (Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies)
  Osprey  OSPR / /  
  Swallow-tailed Kite  STKI / /  
  Mississippi Kite  MIKI / /  
  Bald Eagle  BAEA / /  
  Sharp-shinned Hawk  SSHA / /  
  Cooper's Hawk  COHA / /  
  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)
  Black Rail  BLRA / /  
  Clapper Rail  CLRA / /  
  King Rail  KIRA / /  
  Purple Gallinule  PUGA / /  
  Common Gallinule  COMO / /  
  American Coot  AMCO / /  
ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES
FAMILY: Charadriidae (Lapwings and Plovers)
  Wilson's Plover  WIPL / /  
  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 / /  
  American Woodcock  AMWO / /  
FAMILY: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
  Laughing Gull  LAGU / /  
  Gull-billed Tern  GBTE / /  
  Caspian Tern  CATE / /  
  Sandwich Tern  SATE / /  
  Roseate Tern  ROST / /  
  Common Tern  COTE / /  
  Forster's Tern  FOTE / /  
  Least Tern  LETE / /  
  Black Skimmer  BLSK / /  
ORDER: COLUMBIFORMES
FAMILY: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
  Rock Pigeon  ROPI / /  
  African Collared-Dove (a.k.a. Ringed Turtle-Dove)  RITD / /  
  Mourning Dove  MODO / /  
  Common Ground-Dove  COGD / /  
ORDER: PSITTACIFORMES
FAMILY: Psittacidae (Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots)
  Monk Parakeet  MOPA / /  
ORDER: CUCULIFORMES
FAMILY: Cuculidae (Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis)
  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 / /  
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 / /  
  Red-cockaded Woodpecker  RCWO / /  
  (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 / /  
  Gray Kingbird  GRAK / /  
FAMILY: Laniidae (Shrikes)
  Loggerhead Shrike  LOSH / /  
FAMILY: Vireonidae (Vireos)
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI / /  
  Yellow-throated Vireo  YTVI / /  
  Blue-headed Vireo  BHVI / /  
  Philadelphia Vireo  PHVI / /  
  Red-eyed Vireo  REVI / /  
FAMILY: Corvidae (Crows and Jays)
  Blue Jay  BLJA / /  
  American Crow  AMCR / /  
  Fish Crow  FICR / /  
  Common Raven  CORA / /  
FAMILY: Alaudidae (Larks)
  Horned Lark  HOLA / /  
FAMILY: Hirundinidae (Swallows)
  Purple Martin  PUMA / /  
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow  NRWS / /  
  Cliff Swallow  CLSW / /  
  Barn Swallow  BARS / /  
FAMILY: Paridae (Chickadees and Titmice)
  Carolina Chickadee  CACH / /  
  Tufted Titmouse  TUTI / /  
FAMILY: Sittidae (Nuthatches)
  Red-breasted Nuthatch  RBNU / /  
  White-breasted Nuthatch  WBNU / /  
  Brown-headed Nuthatch  BHNU / /  
FAMILY: Troglodytidae (Wrens)
  Carolina Wren  CARW / /  
  House Wren  HOWR / /  
  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 / /  
  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)
  Northern Parula  NOPA / /  
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR / /  
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA / /  
  Black-throated Blue Warbler  BTBW / /  
  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 / /  
  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 / /  
  Bachman's Sparrow  BACS / /  
  Chipping Sparrow  CHSP / /  
  Field Sparrow  FISP / /  
  Lark Sparrow  LASP / /  
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP / /  
  Seaside Sparrow  SESP / /  
  Song Sparrow  SOSP / /  
  (Slate-colored Junco) Dark-eyed Junco  SCJU / /  
FAMILY: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies)
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA / /  
  Blue Grosbeak  BLGR / /  
  Indigo Bunting  INBU / /  
  Painted Bunting  PABU / /  
  Dickcissel  DICK / /  
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 / /  
  Red Crossbill  RECR / /  
  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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