LLELA Bird Checklist

A= Abundant – should be seen easily

C=Common – likely to be seen

U=Uncommon – present but may not be seen

R=Rare – very rarely seen

X=Accidental – may be seen but not every year

*=Nested

 

 

Sp

Su

Fa

Wi

Greater White-fronted Goose

R

 

U

R

Snow Goose

R

 

U

U

Ross's Goose

   

X

X

Canada Goose

   

U

U

Tundra Swan

     

X

Wood Duck*

U

U

U

U

Gadwall

U

 

C

A

American Wigeon

U

 

C

C

Mallard*

A

A

A

A

Blue-winged Teal*

U

 

U

R

Cinnamon Teal

     

R

Northern Shoveler

C

 

A

A

Northern Pintail

U

 

U

U

Green-winged Teal

U

 

C

A

Canvasback

U

 

U

U

Redhead

R

 

U

R

Ring-necked Duck

U

 

A

A

Greater Scaup

     

X

Lesser Scaup

U

 

U

C

White-winged Scoter

     

X

Long-tailed Duck

     

X

Bufflehead

U

 

U

C

Common Goldeneye

     

U

Hooded Merganser*

   

U

U

Red-breasted Merganser

     

R

Common Merganser

     

R

Ruddy Duck

     

U

Wild Turkey

U

U

U

U

Northern Bobwhite*

R

R

R

R

Common Loon

R

 

R

U

Pied-billed Grebe*

   

U

U

Horned Grebe

   

U

U

Eared Grebe

   

U

U

Red-necked Grebe

     

X

American White Pelican

U

 

C

U

Brown Pelican

X

   

X

Neotropic Cormorant

U

U

U

 

Double-crested Cormorant

U

 

A

A

Anhinga

     

R

American Bittern

R

R

R

R

Least Bittern

   

X

 

Great Blue Heron*

A

A

A

A

Great Egret*

C

C

C

U

Tricolored Heron

R

R

R

 

Snowy Egret*

C

C

C

 

Little Blue Heron*

C

C

C

 

Cattle Egret*

A

A

A

 

Green Heron*

C

C

C

 

Black-crowned Night-Heron*

R

R

R

 

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron*

U

U

U

 

White Ibis

   

U

 

White-faced Ibis

   

U

 

Glossy Ibis

   

X

 

Roseate Spoonbill

   

R

 

Wood Stork

   

X

 

Black Vulture*

A

A

A

A

Turkey Vulture*

A

A

A

A

Osprey*

U

R

U

U

White-tailed Kite

R

 

R

R

Mississippi Kite

R

 

R

 

Bald Eagle

     

R

Northern Harrier

U

 

U

C

Sharp-shinned Hawk

U

 

U

U

Cooper's Hawk*

U

U

U

U

Red-shouldered Hawk*

U

U

U

U

Broad-winged Hawk

U

 

U

 

Swainson's Hawk

U

R

U

 

Red-tailed Hawk*

A

C

A

A

Ferruginous Hawk

     

R

Rough-legged Hawk

     

R

American Kestrel

U

R

U

C

Merlin

R

 

R

R

Peregrine Falcon

R

 

R

R

Prairie Falcon

   

R

R

King Rail

 

R

X

R

Virgina Rail

 

X

 

R

Sora

R

 

R

R

Common Gallinule

 

R

 

R

American Coot

U

 

U

A

Sandhill Crane

   

U

 

Black-bellied Plover

U

 

U

 

American Golden-Plover

U

 

U

 

Semipalmated Plover

U

 

U

 

Snowy Plover

   

R

R

Killdeer*

A

C

A

A

Black-necked Stilt

   

R

R

American Avocet

   

R

R

Willet

R

     

Greater Yellowlegs

U

 

U

U

Lesser Yellowlegs

U

 

U

R

Solitary Sandpiper

U

 

U

 

Spotted Sandpiper

U

 

U

R

Upland Sandpiper

U

 

U

U

Long-billed Curlew

R

 

R

 

Semipalmated Sandpiper

U

 

U

 

Western Sandpiper

U

 

U

 

Least Sandpiper

C

 

C

C

White-rumped Sandpiper

U

 

R

 

Baird's Sandpiper

U

 

U

 

Pectoral Sandpiper

U

 

U

 

Dunlin

R

 

R

 

Stilt Sandpiper

U

 

U

 

Short-billed Dowitcher

U

 

U

 

Long-billed Dowitcher

R

     

Wilson's Snipe

U

 

U

U

American Woodcock

     

R

 

 

 

 

 

Wilson's Phalarope

U

 

U

 

Franklin's Gull

C

 

C

R

Bonaparte's Gull

U

 

U

U

Ring-billed Gull

C

 

C

A

Herring Gull

U

 

U

U

Black-legged Kittiwake

     

X

Forster's Tern

C

U

C

C

Least Tern

 

U

U

 

Black Tern

U

U

U

 

Rock Dove

A

A

A

A

White-winged Dove

U

U

U

U

Mourning Dove*

A

A

A

A

Common Ground Dove

 

X

   

Inca Dove

U

U

U

U

Black-billed Cuckoo

U

R

R

 

Yellow-billed Cuckoo*

C

C

C

 

Greater Roadrunner*

R

R

R

R

Barn Owl

R

 

R

R

Eastern Screech-Owl

U

U

U

U

Great Horned Owl*

U

U

U

U

Barred Owl*

U

U

U

U

Short-eared Owl

   

R

R

Common Nighthawk

U

U

U

 

Common Poorwill

X

     

Chuck-will’s-widow

R

R

R

 

Chimney Swift

A

A

A

 

Ruby-throated Hummingbird*

C

C

C

 

Black-chinned Hummingbird*

U

U

U

 

Belted Kingfisher*

U

U

U

U

Red-headed Woodpecker

R

R

R

R

Red-bellied Woodpecker*

C

C

C

C

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

R

 

U

U

Ladder-backed Woodpecker*

U

U

U

U

Downy Woodpecker*

C

C

C

C

Hairy Woodpecker*

R

 

R

R

Northern Flicker

   

U

U

Olive-sided Flycatcher

R

 

R

 

Eastern Wood-Pewee

U

U

U

 

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

U

     

Acadian Flycatcher

U

 

U

 

Willow Flycatcher

U

 

U

 

Alder Flycatcher

U

 

U

 

Least Flycatcher

U

 

U

 

Eastern Phoebe*

U

U

U

U

Say’s Phoebe

 

 

R

 

Ash-throated Flycatcher

X

 

X

 

Great Crested Flycatcher*

U

U

U

 

Western Kingbird*

C

C

C

 

Eastern Kingbird

C

C

C

 

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher*

A

A

A

R

Loggerhead Shrike*

C

C

C

C

White-eyed Vireo*

U

U

U

 

Bell's Vireo

R

R

R

 

Blue-headed Vireo

U

U

U

X

Warbling Vireo*

U

 

U

 

Philadelphia Vireo

R

 

R

 

Red-eyed Vireo*

U

U

U

 

Blue Jay*

A

A

A

A

American Crow*

A

A

A

A

Purple Martin*

A

A

A

 

Tree Swallow

C

 

C

 

N. Rough-winged Swallow *

U

U

U

 

Bank Swallow

U

U

U

 

Cliff Swallow*

U

U

U

 

Barn Swallow*

A

A

A

 

Carolina Chickadee*

A

A

A

A

Tufted Titmouse*

C

C

C

C

Red-breasted Nuthatch

     

R

White-breasted Nuthatch

     

R

Brown Creeper

U

 

U

U

Rock Wren

     

X

Carolina Wren*

C

C

C

C

Bewick's Wren*

C

C

C

C

House Wren

U

 

U

R

Winter Wren

U

 

U

U

Sedge Wren

U

 

U

U

Marsh Wren

U

 

U

U

Golden-crowned Kinglet

U

 

U

U

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

U

 

C

C

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher*

U

U

U

R

Eastern Bluebird*

C

C

C

C

Veery

U

 

U

 

Gray-cheeked Thrush

U

 

U

 

Swainson's Thrush

U

 

U

 

Hermit Thrush

U

 

U

U

Wood Thrush

U

 

U

 

American Robin

A

U

A

A

Gray Catbird

U

 

U

 

Northern Mockingbird*

A

A

A

A

Brown Thrasher

U

R

U

U

European Starling*

A

A

A

A

American Pipit

U

 

U

U

Sprague’s Pipit

X

 

X

X

Cedar Waxwing

U

 

U

C

Blue-winged Warbler

U

 

U

 

Golden-winged Warbler

U

 

U

 

Tennessee Warbler

U

 

U

 

Orange-crowned Warbler

   

U

U

Nashville Warbler

U

 

U

R

Northern Parula*

U

U

U

 

Yellow Warbler

U

 

U

 

Chestnut-sided Warbler

U

 

U

 

Magnolia Warbler

U

 

U

 

Black-throated Blue Warbler

X

 

X

 

Yellow-rumped Warbler

U

 

U

A

Black-throated Green Warbler

U

 

U

 

Blackburnian Warbler

U

 

U

 

Yellow-throated Warbler

R

 

 

 

Pine Warbler

R

 

U

U

Prairie Warbler

 

R

X

 

Palm Warbler

   

X

 

Bay-breasted Warbler

U

 

U

 

Blackpoll Warbler

R

     

Cerulean Warbler

R

     

Black-and-white Warbler

U

 

U

 

American Redstart

U

 

U

 

Prothonotary Warbler*

U

U

U

 

Worm-eating Warbler

R

     

Swainson's Warbler

X

     

Ovenbird

U

 

U

 

Northern Waterthrush

U

 

U

 

Louisiana Waterthrush

U

 

U

 

Kentucky Warbler

R

     

Mourning Warbler

U

 

U

 

Common Yellowthroat

U

 

U

U

Hooded Warbler

R

     

Wilson's Warbler

U

 

U

 

Canada Warbler

U

     

Yellow-breasted Chat

U

 

U

 

Summer Tanager*

U

U

U

 

Scarlet Tanager

X

     

Spotted Towhee

U

 

U

U

Eastern Towhee

U

 

U

U

Cassin's Sparrow

U

U

   

Tree Sparrow

     

R

Chipping Sparrow

U

 

U

U

Clay-colored Sparrow

U

 

U

 

Field Sparrow

C

 

C

C

Vesper Sparrow

C

 

C

U

Lark Sparrow

U

 

U

 

Savannah Sparrow

C

 

C

C

Grasshopper Sparrow

R

 

R

 

Le Conte's Sparrow

U

 

U

U

Fox Sparrow

U

 

U

C

Song Sparrow

C

 

C

C

Lincoln's Sparrow

U

 

C

U

Swamp Sparrow

U

 

U

U

White-throated Sparrow

U

 

U

C

Harris's Sparrow

U

 

U

U

White-crowned Sparrow

U

 

U

C

Dark-eyed Junco

U

 

U

A

Lapland Longspur

R

 

R

R

Chestnut-collared Longspur

R

 

R

R

Northern Cardinal*

A

A

A

A

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

U

R

U

 

Blue Grosbeak*

U

U

U

 

Lazuli Bunting

R

 

R

 

Indigo Bunting*

C

C

C

 

Painted Bunting*

C

C

C

 

Dickcissel*

A

A

U

 

Bobolink

R

     

Red-winged Blackbird*

A

A

A

A

Eastern Meadowlark*

C

C

C

C

Western Meadowlark

U

 

U

C

Yellow-headed Blackbird

U

 

U

 

Rusty Blackbird

     

R

Brewer’s Blackbird

R

   

R

Common Grackle*

A

A

A

A

Great-tailed Grackle*

A

A

A

A

Brown-headed Cowbird

A

A

A

A

Orchard Oriole

U

U

U

 

Bullock's Oriole

R

 

R

 

Baltimore Oriole*

U

U

U

 

Purple Finch

   

R

R

House Finch

U

U

U

U

Pine Siskin

R

 

R

R

American Goldfinch

C

 

C

C

House Sparrow*

A

A

A

A

Revised by Keith E. Lockhart and Kenneth L. Steigman

01/2016