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Field Checklist of Maine Birds

Maine Audubon
GEESE and DUCKS (ANATIDAE)
  • Snow Goose
  • Brant
  • Canada Goose
  • Mute Swan
  • Wood Duck
  • Gadwall
  • American Wigeon
  • American Black Duck
  • Mallard
  • Blue-winged Teal
  • Northern Shoveler
  • Northern Pintail
  • Green-winged Teal
  • Canvasback
  • Redhead
  • Ring-necked Duck
  • Greater Scaup
  • Lesser Scaup
  • King Eider
  • Common Eider
  • Harlequin Duck
  • Surf Scoter
  • White-winged Scoter
  • Black Scoter
  • Long-tailed Duck
  • Bufflehead
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Barrowís Goldeneye
  • Hooded Merganser
  • Common Merganser
  • Red-breasted Merganser
  • Ruddy Duck
GROUSE (PHASIANIDAE)
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Ruffed Grouse
  • Spruce Grouse
  • Wild Turkey
LOONS (GAVIIDAE)
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Pacific Loon
  • Common Loon
GREBES (PODICIPEDIDAE)
  • Pied-billed Grebe
  • Horned Grebe
  • Red-necked Grebe
SHEARWATERS (PROCELLARIIDAE)
  • Northern Fulmar
  • Greater Shearwater
  • Sooty Shearwater
  • Manx Shearwater
STORM-PETRELS (HYDROBATIDAE)
  • Wilsonís Storm-Petrel
  • Leachís Storm-Petrel
BOOBIES (SULIDAE)
  • Northern Gannet
CORMORANTS (PHALACROCORACIDAE)
  • Double-crested Cormorant
  • Great Cormorant
BITTERNS and HERONS (ARDEIDAE)
  • American Bittern
  •  Least Bittern
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret
  • Little Blue Heron
  • Tricolored Heron
  • Green Heron
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron
  • Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
IBISES (THRESKIORNITHIDAE)
  • Glossy Ibis
VULTURES (CATHARTIDAE)
  • Black Vulture
  • Turkey Vulture
HAWKS and EAGLES (ACCIPITRIDAE)
  • Osprey
  • Bald Eagle
  • Northern Harrier
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
  • Cooperís Hawk
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Broad-winged Hawk
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Rough-legged Hawk
  • Golden Eagle
FALCONS (FALCONIDAE)
  • American Kestrel
  • Merlin
  • Peregrine Falcon
RAILS and ALLIES (RALLIDAE)
  • Virginia Rail
  • Sora
  • Common Moorhen
  • American Coot
CRANES (GRUIDAE)
  • Sandhill Crane
PLOVERS (CHARADRIIDAE)
  • Black-bellied Plover
  • American Golden-Plover
  • Semipalmated Plover
  • Piping Plover
  • Killdeer
OYSTERCATCHERS (HAEMATOPODIDAE)
  • American Oystercatcher
SANDPIPERS (SCOLOPACIDAE)
  • Spotted Sandpiper
  • Solitary Sandpiper
  • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Willet
  • Lesser Yellowlegs
  • Upland Sandpiper
  • Whimbrel
  • Hudsonian Godwit
  • Ruddy Turnstone
  • Red Knot
  • Sanderling
  • Semipalmated Sandpiper
  • Western Sandpiper
  • Least Sandpiper
  • White-rumped Sandpiper
  • Bairdís Sandpiper
  • Pectoral Sandpiper
  • Purple Sandpiper
  • Dunlin
  • Stilt Sandpiper
  • Buff-breasted Sandpiper
  • Short-billed Dowitcher
  • Long-billed Dowitcher
  • Wilsonís Snipe
  • American Woodcock
  • Wilsonís Phalarope
  • Red-necked Phalarope
  • Red Phalarope
GULLS and TERNS (LARIDAE)
  • Laughing Gull
  • Little Gull
  • Black-headed Gull
  • Bonaparteís Gull
  • Ring-billed Gull
  • Herring Gull
  • Iceland Gull
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Glaucous Gull
  • Great Black-backed Gull
  • Black-legged Kittiwake
  • Least Tern
  • Caspian Tern
  • Black Tern
  • Roseate Tern
  • Common Tern
  • Arctic Tern
  • Forsterís Tern
  • Great Skua
  • Pomarine Jaeger
  • Parasitic Jaeger
ALCIDS (ALCIDAE)
  • Dovekie
  • Common Murre
  • Thick-billed Murre
  • Razorbill
  • Black Guillemot
  • Atlantic Puffin
PIGEONS and DOVES (COLUMBIDAE)
  • Rock Pigeon
  • Mourning Dove
CUCKOOS (CUCULIDAE)
  • Black-billed Cuckoo
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo
OWLS (STRIGIDAE)
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Snowy Owl
  • Barred Owl
  • Great Gray Owl
  • Long-eared Owl
  • Short-eared Owl
  • Northern Saw-whet Owl
NIGHTJARS (CAPRIMULGIDAE)
  • Common Nighthawk
  • Whip-poor-will
SWIFTS (APODIDAE)
  • Chimney Swift
HUMMINGBIRDS (TROCHILIDAE)
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
KINGFISHERS (ALCEDINIDAE)
  • Belted Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS (PICIDAE)
  • Red-headed Woodpecker
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Am. Three-toed Woodpecker
  • Black-backed Woodpecker
  • Northern Flicker
  • Pileated Woodpecker
FLYCATCHERS (TYRANNIDAE)
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
  • Alder Flycatcher
  • Willow Flycatcher
  • Least Flycatcher
  • Eastern Phoebe
  • Great Crested Flycatcher
  • Eastern Kingbird
SHRIKES (LANIIDAE)
  • Northern Shrike
VIREOS (VIREONIDAE)
  • White-eyed Vireo
  • Yellow-throated Vireo
  • Blue-headed Vireo
  • Warbling Vireo
  • Philadelphia Vireo
  • Red-eyed Vireo
JAYS and CROWS (CORVIDAE)
  • Gray Jay
  • Blue Jay
  • American Crow
  • Fish Crow
  • Common Raven
LARKS (ALAUDIDAE)
  • Horned Lark
SWALLOWS (HIRUNDINIDAE)
  • Purple Martin
  • Tree Swallow
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow
  • Bank Swallow
  • Cliff Swallow
  • Barn Swallow
CHICKADEES (PARIDAE)
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • Boreal Chickadee
  • Tufted Titmouse
NUTHATCHES (SITTIDAE)
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch
  • White-breasted Nuthatch
CREEPERS (CERTHIIDAE)
  • Brown Creeper
WRENS (TROGLODYTIDAE)
  • Carolina Wren
  • House Wren
  • Winter Wren
  • Sedge Wren
  • Marsh Wren
KINGLETS (REGULIDAE)
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
GNATCATCHERS (SYLVIIDAE)
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
THRUSHES (TURDIDAE)
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Veery
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush
  • Bicknellís Thrush
  • Swainsonís Thrush
  • Hermit Thrush
  • Wood Thrush
  • American Robin
MIMICS (MIMIDAE)
  • Gray Catbird
  • Northern Mockingbird
  • Brown Thrasher
STARLINGS (STURNIDAE)
  • European Starling
PIPITS (MOTACILLIDAE)
  • American Pipit
WAXWINGS (BOMBYCILLIDAE)
  • Bohemian Waxwing
  • Cedar Waxwing
WOOD WARBLERS (PARULIDAE)
  • Blue-winged Warbler
  • Tennessee Warbler
  • Orange-crowned Warbler
  • Nashville Warbler
  • Northern Parula
  • Yellow Warbler
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler
  • Magnolia Warbler
  • Cape May Warbler
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • Black-throated Green Warbler
  • Blackburnian Warbler
  • Pine Warbler
  • Prairie Warbler
  • Palm Warbler
  • Bay-breasted Warbler
  • Blackpoll Warbler
  • Black-and-white Warbler
  • American Redstart
  • Ovenbird
  • Northern Waterthrush
  • Louisiana Waterthrush
  • Mourning Warbler
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • Wilsonís Warbler
  • Canada Warbler
  • Yellow-breasted Chat
TANAGERS (THRAUPIDAE)
  • Scarlet Tanager
FINCHES (FRINGILLIDAE)
  • Pine Grosbeak
  • Purple Finch
  • House Finch
  • Red Crossbill
  • White-winged Crossbill
  • Common Redpoll
  • Hoary Redpoll
  • Pine Siskin
  • American Goldfinch
  • Evening Grosbeak

SPARROWS (EMBERIZIDAE)

  • Eastern Towhee
  • American Tree Sparrow
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • Clay-colored Sparrow
  • Field Sparrow
  • Lark Sparrow
  • Vesper Sparrow
  • Savannah Sparrow
  • Grasshopper Sparrow
  • Nelsonís Sharp-tailed Sparrow
  • Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sp.
  • Fox Sparrow
  • Song Sparrow
  • Lincolnís Sparrow
  • Swamp Sparrow
  • White-throated Sparrow
  • White-crowned Sparrow
  • Dark-eyed Junco

 


Provided by Maine Audubon, compiled by Bill Hancock and Eric Hynes.

 
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