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Species Alpha Code* Safe date start** Safe date end Habitat
ORDER: ANSERIFORMES
FAMILY: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Swans)
  Canada Goose  CANG5 / 1 6 / 1 
  Wood Duck  WODU / /  
  Gadwall  GADW / /  
  American Wigeon  AMWI / /  
  Mallard  MALL5 / 1 7 / 31 
  Blue-winged Teal  BWTE / /  
  Cinnamon Teal  CITE / /  
  Northern Shoveler  NSHO / /  
  Northern Pintail  NOPI / /  
  Green-winged Teal  AGWT / /  
  Redhead  REDH / /  
  Ring-necked Duck  RNDU / /  
  Lesser Scaup  LESC / /  
  Common Goldeneye  COGO / /  
  Hooded Merganser  HOME / /  
  Common Merganser  COME / /  
  Ruddy Duck  RUDU / /  
ORDER: GALLIFORMES
FAMILY: Phasianidae (Partidges, Grouse, Turkey, and Old World Quail)
  Chukar  CHUK / /  
  Ring-necked Pheasant  RNEP5 / 15 7 / 15 
  unid. Dusky Grouse / Sooty Grouse  BGSE / /  
  Lesser Prairie-Chicken  LEPC / /  
  Wild Turkey  WITU / /  
FAMILY: Odontophoridae (New World Quails)
  Scaled Quail  SCQU5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Gambel's Quail  GAQU5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO / /  
  Montezuma Quail  MONQ / /  
ORDER: GAVIIFORMES
FAMILY: Gaviidae (Loons)
  Common Loon  COLO / /  
ORDER: PODICIPEDIFORMES
FAMILY: Podicipedidae (Grebes)
  Pied-billed Grebe  PBGR5 / 1 7 / 31 
  Eared Grebe  EAGR6 / 1 7 / 31 
  Western Grebe  WEGR6 / 1 7 / 31 
  Clark's Grebe  CLGR / /  
ORDER: PELECANIFORMES
FAMILY: Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
  American White Pelican  AWPE / /  
FAMILY: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)
  Neotropic Cormorant  NECO / /  
  Double-crested Cormorant  DCCO / /  
ORDER: CICONIIFORMES
FAMILY: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns, and allies)
  American Bittern  AMBI / /  
  Great Blue Heron  GBHE / /  
  Great Egret  GREG / /  
  Snowy Egret  SNEG / /  
  Cattle Egret  CAEG / /  
  Green Heron  GRHE / /  
  Black-crowned Night-Heron  BCNH5 / 1 6 / 30 
FAMILY: Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
  White-faced Ibis  WFIB / /  
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  COHA5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Northern Goshawk  NOGO5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Common Black-Hawk  COBH / /  
  Harris's Hawk  HASH / /  
  Swainson's Hawk  SWHA6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Zone-tailed Hawk  ZTHA5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Red-tailed Hawk  RTHA / /  
  Ferruginous Hawk  FEHA5 / 1 6 / 15 
  Golden Eagle  GOEA5 / 1 6 / 30 
FAMILY: Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
  American Kestrel  AMKE5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Peregrine Falcon  PEFA / /  
  Prairie Falcon  PRFA5 / 1 6 / 15 
ORDER: GRUIFORMES
FAMILY: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
  Virginia Rail  VIRA / /  
  Sora  SORA / /  
  Common Moorhen  COMO / /  
  American Coot  AMCO5 / 1 7 / 31 
ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES
FAMILY: Charadriidae (Lapwings and Plovers)
  Snowy Plover  SNPL / /  
  Killdeer  KILL5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Mountain Plover  MOPL / /  
FAMILY: Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
  Black-necked Stilt  BNST / /  
  American Avocet  AMAV / /  
FAMILY: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies)
  Greater Yellowlegs  GRYE / /  
  Lesser Yellowlegs  LEYE / /  
  Spotted Sandpiper  SPSA / /  
  Whimbrel  WHIM / /  
  Long-billed Curlew  LBCU / /  
  White-rumped Sandpiper  WRSA / /  
  Wilson's Snipe  WISN / /  
  Wilson's Phalarope  WIPH / /  
  Red-necked Phalarope  RNPH / /  
FAMILY: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
  Franklin's Gull  FRGU / /  
  Ring-billed Gull  RBGU / /  
  Forster's Tern  FOTE / /  
  Least Tern  LETE / /  
ORDER: COLUMBIFORMES
FAMILY: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
  Rock Pigeon  ROPI3 / 1 7 / 31 
  Band-tailed Pigeon  BTPI / /  
  Eurasian Collared-Dove  EUCD / /  
  White-winged Dove  WWDO / /  
  Mourning Dove  MODO5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Inca Dove  INDO / /  
  Common Ground-Dove  COGD / /  
ORDER: CUCULIFORMES
FAMILY: Cuculidae (Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis)
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo  YBCU / /  
  Greater Roadrunner  GRRO5 / 1 6 / 30 
ORDER: STRIGIFORMES
FAMILY: Tytonidae (Barn Owls)
  Barn Owl  BANO5 / 1 6 / 30 
FAMILY: Strigidae (Typical Owls)
  Flammulated Owl  FLOW / /  
  Western Screech-Owl  WESO / /  
  Great Horned Owl  GHOW3 / 1 7 / 15 
  Northern Pygmy-Owl  NOPO / /  
  Elf Owl  ELOW / /  
  Burrowing Owl  BUOW6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Spotted Owl  SPOW / /  
  Barred Owl  BADO / /  
  Long-eared Owl  LEOW5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Northern Saw-whet Owl  NSWO / /  
ORDER: CAPRIMULGIFORMES
FAMILY: Caprimulgidae (Nighthawks and Allies)
  Lesser Nighthawk  LENI / /  
  Common Nighthawk  CONI / /  
  Common Poorwill  COPO / /  
  Whip-poor-will  WPWI / /  
ORDER: APODIFORMES
FAMILY: Apodidae (Swifts)
  White-throated Swift  WTSW5 / 15 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
  Broad-billed Hummingbird  BBIH / /  
  Violet-crowned Hummingbird  VCHU / /  
  Black-chinned Hummingbird  BCHU6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Calliope Hummingbird  CAHU / /  
  Broad-tailed Hummingbird  BTAH6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Rufous Hummingbird  RUHU / /  
ORDER: CORACIIFORMES
FAMILY: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
  Belted Kingfisher  BEKI / /  
ORDER: PICIFORMES
FAMILY: Picidae (Woodpeckers and Allies)
  Lewis's Woodpecker  LEWO6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Red-headed Woodpecker  RHWO / /  
  Acorn Woodpecker  ACWO5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Gila Woodpecker  GIWO / /  
  Red-naped Sapsucker  RNSA5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Williamson's Sapsucker  WISA5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Ladder-backed Woodpecker  LBWO5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Downy Woodpecker  DOWO / /  
  Hairy Woodpecker  HAWO5 / 15 7 / 15 
  American Three-toed Woodpecker  ATTW / /  
  Northern Flicker (Red-shafted Flicker)  RSFL5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted Flicker)  YSFL5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Northern Flicker (unid. Red/Yellow Shafted)  NOFL5 / 1 7 / 15 
ORDER: PASSERIFORMES
FAMILY: Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
  Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet  NOBT / /  
  Olive-sided Flycatcher  OSFL / /  
  Greater Pewee  GRPE / /  
  Western Wood-Pewee  WEWP6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Willow Flycatcher  WIFL / /  
  Hammond's Flycatcher  HAFL / /  
  Gray Flycatcher  GRFL / /  
  Dusky Flycatcher  DUFL / /  
  Cordilleran Flycatcher  COFL6 / 15 7 / 15 
  Black Phoebe  BLPH5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Say's Phoebe  SAPH5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Vermilion Flycatcher  VEFL5 / 15 6 / 15 
  Dusky-capped Flycatcher  DCFL / /  
  Ash-throated Flycatcher  ATFL5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Brown-crested Flycatcher  BCFL / /  
  Cassin's Kingbird  CAKI5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Thick-billed Kingbird  TBKI / /  
  Western Kingbird  WEKI5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Eastern Kingbird  EAKI / /  
  Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  STFL / /  
FAMILY: Laniidae (Shrikes)
  Loggerhead Shrike  LOSH / /  
FAMILY: Vireonidae (Vireos)
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI / /  
  Bell's Vireo  BEVI / /  
  Gray Vireo  GRVI / /  
  Plumbeous Vireo  PLVI6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Hutton's Vireo  HUVI / /  
  Warbling Vireo  WAVI6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Red-eyed Vireo  REVI / /  
FAMILY: Corvidae (Crows and Jays)
  Gray Jay  GRAJ / /  
  Steller's Jay  STJA5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Blue Jay  BLJA / /  
  Western Scrub-Jay  WESJ5 / 15 6 / 15 
  Mexican Jay  MEJA / /  
  Pinyon Jay  PIJA / /  
  Clark's Nutcracker  CLNU / /  
  Black-billed Magpie  BBMA5 / 1 6 / 15 
  American Crow  AMCR / /  
  Chihuahuan Raven  CHRA5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Common Raven  CORA5 / 15 6 / 30 
FAMILY: Alaudidae (Larks)
  Horned Lark  HOLA5 / 1 6 / 15 
FAMILY: Hirundinidae (Swallows)
  Purple Martin  PUMA5 / 15 6 / 15 
  Tree Swallow  TRES / /  
  Violet-green Swallow  VGSW6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow  NRWS / /  
  Cliff Swallow  CLSW / /  
  Barn Swallow  BARS5 / 15 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Paridae (Chickadees and Titmice)
  Black-capped Chickadee  BCCH / /  
  Mountain Chickadee  MOCH6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Bridled Titmouse  BRTI / /  
  Juniper Titmouse  JUTI5 / 15 6 / 15 
FAMILY: Remizidae (Verdin and Penduline Tits)
  Verdin  VERD6 / 1 6 / 30 
FAMILY: Aegithalidae (Bushtits and Long-tailed Tits)
  Bushtit  BUSH / /  
FAMILY: Sittidae (Nuthatches)
  Red-breasted Nuthatch  RBNU / /  
  White-breasted Nuthatch  WBNU5 / 15 6 / 15 
  Pygmy Nuthatch  PYNU5 / 15 6 / 15 
FAMILY: Certhiidae (Creepers)
  Brown Creeper  BRCR / /  
FAMILY: Troglodytidae (Wrens)
  Cactus Wren  CACW5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Rock Wren  ROWR5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Canyon Wren  CANW6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Bewick's Wren  BEWR5 / 15 7 / 15 
  House Wren  HOWR6 / 1 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Cinclidae (Dippers)
  American Dipper  AMDI5 / 1 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Regulidae (Kinglets)
  Golden-crowned Kinglet  GCKI / /  
  Ruby-crowned Kinglet  RCKI / /  
FAMILY: Sylviidae (Gnatcatchers and Old World Warblers)
  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  BGGN5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Black-tailed Gnatcatcher  BTGN / /  
FAMILY: Turdidae (Thrushes)
  Eastern Bluebird  EABL / /  
  Western Bluebird  WEBL5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Mountain Bluebird  MOBL5 / 1 6 / 15 
  Townsend's Solitaire  TOSO / /  
  Hermit Thrush  HETH6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Wood Thrush  WOTH / /  
  American Robin  AMRO5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Varied Thrush  VATH / /  
FAMILY: Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
  Gray Catbird  GRCA / /  
  Northern Mockingbird  NOMO5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Sage Thrasher  SATH / /  
  Bendire's Thrasher  BETH / /  
  Curve-billed Thrasher  CBTH5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Crissal Thrasher  CRTH / /  
FAMILY: Sturnidae (Starlings)
  European Starling  EUST5 / 1 6 / 15 
FAMILY: Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)
  American Pipit  AMPI / /  
FAMILY: Bombycillidae (Waxwings and Allies)
  Cedar Waxwing  CEDW / /  
FAMILY: Ptilogonatidae (Silky-flycatchers)
  Phainopepla  PHAI / /  
FAMILY: Peucedramidae (Olive Warbler)
  Olive Warbler  OLWA / /  
FAMILY: Parulidae (Wood-warblers)
  Orange-crowned Warbler  OCWA / /  
  Nashville Warbler  NAWA / /  
  Virginia's Warbler  VIWA6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Lucy's Warbler  LUWA / /  
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA / /  
  Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle Warbler)  MYWA / /  
  Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's Warbler)  AUWA / /  
  Yellow-rumped Warbler (unid. Myrtle/Audubon's)  YRWA / /  
  Black-throated Gray Warbler  BTYW / /  
  Townsend's Warbler  TOWA / /  
  Grace's Warbler  GRWA / /  
  Mourning Warbler  MOWA / /  
  MacGillivray's Warbler  MGWA / /  
  Common Yellowthroat  COYE / /  
  Wilson's Warbler  WIWA / /  
  Red-faced Warbler  RFWA / /  
  Painted Redstart  PARE / /  
  Yellow-breasted Chat  YBCH6 / 1 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Thraupidae (Tanagers)
  Hepatic Tanager  HETA / /  
  Summer Tanager  SUTA / /  
  Western Tanager  WETA6 / 1 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Emberizidae (Emberizids)
  Green-tailed Towhee  GTTO6 / 15 7 / 15 
  Spotted Towhee  SPTO6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Canyon Towhee  CANT6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Abert's Towhee  ABTO / /  
  Cassin's Sparrow  CASP / /  
  Rufous-crowned Sparrow  RCSP / /  
  Chipping Sparrow  CHSP6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Brewer's Sparrow  BRSP / /  
  Field Sparrow  FISP / /  
  Black-chinned Sparrow  BCSP / /  
  Vesper Sparrow  VESP / /  
  Lark Sparrow  LASP5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Black-throated Sparrow  BTSP5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Sage Sparrow  SAGS / /  
  Lark Bunting  LARB / /  
  Savannah Sparrow  SAVS / /  
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP / /  
  Song Sparrow  SOSP / /  
  Lincoln's Sparrow  LISP / /  
  White-throated Sparrow  WTSP / /  
  White-crowned Sparrow  WCSP / /  
  Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon Junco)  ORJU / /  
  Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided Junco)  PSJU / /  
  Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed Junco)  GHJU / /  
  Dark-eyed Junco (unid. race)  DEJU / /  
  Yellow-eyed Junco  YEJU / /  
FAMILY: Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies)
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA / /  
  Pyrrhuloxia  PYRR / /  
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak  RBGR / /  
  Black-headed Grosbeak  BHGR6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Blue Grosbeak  BLGR6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Lazuli Bunting  LAZB / /  
  Indigo Bunting  INBU / /  
  Varied Bunting  VABU / /  
  Dickcissel  DICK / /  
FAMILY: Icteridae (Blackbirds and Orioles)
  Bobolink  BOBO / /  
  Red-winged Blackbird  RWBL5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Eastern Meadowlark  EAME / /  
  Western Meadowlark  WEME / /  
  Yellow-headed Blackbird  YHBL5 / 15 6 / 15 
  Brewer's Blackbird  BRBL5 / 15 6 / 15 
  Great-tailed Grackle  GTGR5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Common Grackle  COGR5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Bronzed Cowbird  BROC / /  
  Brown-headed Cowbird  BHCO6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Orchard Oriole  OROR / /  
  Hooded Oriole  HOOR / /  
  Bullock's Oriole  BUOR6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Scott's Oriole  SCOR6 / 1 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Fringillidae (Fringilline and Cardueline Finches)
  Pine Grosbeak  PIGR / /  
  Cassin's Finch  CAFI / /  
  House Finch  HOFI5 / 15 6 / 15 
  Red Crossbill  RECR / /  
  Pine Siskin  PISI6 / 15 7 / 15 
  Lesser Goldfinch (Black-backed Lesser Goldfinch)  BBLG6 / 15 7 / 15 
  Lesser Goldfinch (Green-backed Lesser Goldfinch)  GBLG6 / 15 7 / 15 
  Lesser Goldfinch  LEGO6 / 15 7 / 15 
  American Goldfinch  AMGO / /  
  Evening Grosbeak  EVGR6 / 15 7 / 15 
FAMILY: Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
  House Sparrow  HOSP4 / 1 7 / 15 
 
* 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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