Arizona Bird Conservation and Species Checklist

By Garry Rogers

Arizona Birds

Loggerhead Shrike

Loggerhead Shrike

Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Counts show that since 1967, many U. S. birds have declined.  Many of our most familiar bird species have lost at least half their populations.  For example, over the past 50 years, sightings of Loggerhead Shrikes, a common Arizona species, declined by 72 percent.  The Loggerhead Shrike in the photograph is the only one I have seen in 15 years of watching at my location.  (Other photos of birds at Coldwater Farm)

Observers have reported direct connections between bird declines and habitat destruction (farming and building), habitat harvest (logging, livestock grazing, and water diversion), habitat invasions by introduced plant species, and habitat poisoning with pesticides.  These forces are increasing worldwide as humans steadily increase and replace other species.

Arizona Bird Conservation Status

According to the list published by AZGFD, there are 551 bird species and subspecies found in Arizona.  Only 451 of these are regular residents.  AZGFD wildlife biologists conclude that 58% of the regulars are imperiled or vulnerable.  Another 20% are of possible long-term concern.  The U. S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) protects only about 1% of Arizona bird species.

Bird Species Numbers

  • World:  10,000
  • U. S.:  1,000
  • Arizona Total:  551
  • Arizona birds regularly present:  451
  • Arizona regulars of concern (ranked S1 to S3):  260 (58%)
  • Arizona regulars of Possible Long-Term Concern:  (S4):  95 (21%)
  • ESA Arizona regulars Listed Endangered:  6 (1%)
  • ESA Arizona regulars Listed Threatened:  1 (<1%)
  • ESA Arizona regulars of Concern:  26 (6%)

Arizona Bird References

  • The Naturalist’s Bookstore has field guides (at the end of the category list) and other references.  Go to:  http://bit.ly/RKW2bC.
  • Alderfer, J., Ed.  2006.  Complete Birds of North America.  National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.  696 p.
  • American Birding Association:  http://www.aba.org.
  • American Ornithologists’ Union:  http://www.aou.org/.
  • ABC.  AZ Bird Committee:  http://www.azfo.org. Checklists  :  http://www.mexicobirding.com/arizona/checklist.html
  • Arizona Field Ornithologists:  http://azfo.org.
  • Arizona Game and Fish Department:  http://azgfd.gov/
  • American Bird Conservancy:  www.abcbirds.org.
  • Audubon Society:  http://birds.audubon.org/common-birds-decline.
  • Brandt, F.  2001.  Birding the Flagstaff Area. Northern Arizona Audubon Society.  Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Corman, T.E., and C. Wise-Gervais.  2005.  Arizona breeding bird atlas.  University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM.  636 p.
  • Gilmore, V. 2003.  Birding Sedona and the Verde Valley.  Northern Arizona Audubon Soc.  Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Partners in Flight:  www.partnersinflight.org.
  • Rosenberg, G.H., and D. Stejskal. 2002 (2nd Edition).  The Arizona Bird Committee’s field checklist of birds of Arizona.  Bird Committee, Tucson, AZ.
  • Sogge, M.K., D. Felley, D., and M. Wotawa.  1998.  Annotated species list and summary in riparian bird community ecology in the Grand Canyon-Final Report.  U. S. Geological Survey, Colorado Plateau Field Station, Northern Arizona Univ, Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Thayer Birding Software:  http://www.thayerbirding.com/.
  • Tomoff, C.S.  2003 (3rd Edition).  Birds of Prescott, AZ:  Annotated checklist of the relative abundance and seasonal status of Prescott-area birds. Carl Tomoff Publications, Prescott, Arizona.
  • U. S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center:  http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/chekbird/r2/4.htm
  • WildBirds:  www.WildBirds.com.
  • Wingert, K.  1996.  Birds in and around Prescott and the Verde Valley.  The Left Hand Press, Prescott, AZ.  vii + 63 p.
  • Witzeman, J., S. Demaree and E Radke. 1997.  Birds of Phoenix and Maricopa County.  Maricopa Audubon Society, Phoenix, AZ.

Posts about the birds at Coldwater Farm

 

Arizona Bird Checklist

Click for list of conservation status (AZ & ESA) symbols.

A R I Z O N A   B I R D S
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME AZ ESA
Abert’s Towhee Melozone aberti S3
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens SNA
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus S5
Allen’s Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin S2S3M
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana S2
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus S1S2
American Coot Fulica americana S5
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos S5
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus S3
American Golden-plover Pluvialis dominica S1M
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis S1B,S5N
American Kestrel Falco sparverius S5
American Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus anatum S4 SC
American Pipit Anthus rubescens S2B,S5N
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla S1
American Robin Turdus migratorius S5
American Scoter Melanitta americana SNA
American Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides dorsalis S3
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea S1N
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos S3N
American Wigeon Anas americana S1B,S5N
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga SNA
Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna S5
Apache Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis apache S1S2 SC
Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis SH No
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea SNA
Arizona Bell’s Vireo Vireo bellii arizonae S4
Arizona Botteri’s Sparrow Peucaea botterii arizonae S3?B
Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum ammolegus S1S2
Arizona Woodpecker Picoides arizonae S3
Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens S5
Aztec Thrush Ridgwayia pinicola S1S2N
Azure Bluebird Sialia sialis fulva S3
Baird’s Sandpiper Calidris bairdii S4M
Baird’s Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii S2N SC
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus S2S3B SC
Sonoran Desert Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus pop 3 S2S3 SC
Winter Population Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus (winter) S4N SC
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula SNA
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata S5
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia S4M
Barn Owl Tyto alba S5
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica S5
Barrow’s Goldeneye Bucephala islandica S1N
Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea SNA
Bell’s Sparrow Artemisiospiza belli S4 No
Bell’s Vireo Vireo bellii S4 No
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon S2B,S5N
Bendire’s Thrasher Toxostoma bendirei S4
Berylline Hummingbird Amazilia beryllina S1
Bewick’s Wren Thryomanes bewickii S5
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans S5
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis S1 SC
Black Rosy-Finch Leucosticte atrata SA
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger SNA
Black Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma melania SA
Black Swift Cypseloides niger SNA
Black Tern Chlidonias niger S3S4M
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus S1S2
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia S1B
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola S2M
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis S3
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus SNA
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia S3
Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca SNA
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus S1N
Black-capped Gnatcatcher Polioptila nigriceps S1
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri S5
Black-chinned Sparrow Spizella atrogularis S5
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax S3
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus S5
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla SNA
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus S2
Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata SNA
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Polioptila melanura S5
Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens S1M
Black-throated Gray Warbler Setophaga nigrescens S5
Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens SNA
Black-throated Sparrow Amphispiza bilineata S5
Black-vented Oriole Icterus wagleri SNA
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea S5
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata SNA
Blue Mockingbird Melanotis caerulescens SNA
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii SNA
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea S5
Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae S4
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors S2B,S5N
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora cyanoptera SNA
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus S1
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus SNA
Bonaparte’s Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia S3S4M
Botteri’s Sparrow Peucaea botterii S4
Brant Branta bernicla SNA
Brewer’s Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus S5
Brewer’s Sparrow Spizella breweri S5
Bridled Titmouse Baeolophus wollweberi S4
Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris S3
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus S5
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus S2M No
Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus S5
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster SNA
Brown Creeper Certhia americana S5
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis S1N SC
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum S1N
Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus S4
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater S5
Buff-breasted Flycatcher Empidonax fulvifrons S1
Buff-collared Nightjar Antrostomus ridgwayi S2S3
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola S5N
Bullock’s Oriole Icterus bullockii S4BS1N
Bumblebee Hummingbird Atthis heloisa SA
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia S3
Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus S5
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii S1N
Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-owl Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum S1 SC
Cactus Wren Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus S5
California Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus S1 SC
California Condor Gymnogyps californianus SX,S1 LE,XN
California Gull Larus californicus S3N
Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope S4M
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis SNA
Canvasback Aythya valisineria S1B,S4N
Canyon Towhee Melozone fusca S5
Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus S5
Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina SNA
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia S1N
Cassin’s Finch Haemorhous cassinii S4
Cassin’s Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans S5
Cassin’s Sparrow Peucaea cassinii S4
Cassin’s Vireo Vireo cassinii S3N
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis S1B,S4N
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva SAB
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum S3S4N
Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea SNA
Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus S3N
Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica S1N
Chihuahua Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis rufofuscus S2S3
Chihuahuan Raven Corvus cryptoleucus S4
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica SNA
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina S5
Chukar Alectoris chukar SE1SE2
Cinnamon Hummingbird Amazilia rutila SNA
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera S5
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris S3
Clark’s Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii S3
Clark’s Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana S5
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida S1N
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota S5
Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus S3
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula S5N
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula SNA
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina S4
Common Loon Gavia immer S2N
Common Merganser Mergus merganser S3S4
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor S5
Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii S5
Common Raven Corvus corax S5
Common Tern Sterna hirundo S3M
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas S4
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis SNA
Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii S4
Cordilleran Flycatcher Empidonax occidentalis S2S3B
Costa’s Hummingbird Calypte costae S5
Crescent-chested Warbler Oreothlypis superciliosa SNA
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway S1S2 No
Crissal Thrasher Toxostoma crissale S5
Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre S5
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis S5
Desert Purple Martin Progne subis hesperia S2S3B
Dickcissel Spiza americana S2M
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus S5
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus albociliatus S3
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens S4
Dunlin Calidris alpina S2N
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri S4
Dusky Grouse Dendragapus obscurus S3
Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer S4
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis S3B,S5N
Eared Quetzal Euptilotis neoxenus SAB,S1N
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis S4
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis sialis SN
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus S1S2M
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna S5
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe S1N
Eastern Whip-poor-will Antrostomus vociferus SA
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens SNA
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans SNA
Elegant Trogon Trogon elegans S3
Elf Owl Micrathene whitneyi S5
Eurasian Collard Dove Streptopelia decaocto SE5
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris SE5
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus S3
Fan-tailed Warbler Basileuterus lachrymosus SNA
Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis S2B,S4N SC
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium brasilianum S1
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla SNA
Five-striped Sparrow Amphispiza quinquestriata S1S2
Flame-colored Tanager Piranga bidentata SAB
Flammulated Owl Psiloscops flammeolus S4
Forster’s Tern Sterna forsteri S2N
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca S2N
Franklin’s Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan S3S4M
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor SNA SC
Gadwall Anas strepera S5
Gambel’s Quail Callipepla gambelii S5
Garganey Anas querquedula SNA
Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis S5
Gilded Flicker Colaptes chrysoides S5
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus SNA
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens SNA
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos S4
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa S3
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla S1S2N
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera SNA
Gould’s Turkey Meleagris gallopavo mexicana S1
Grace’s Warbler Setophaga graciae S5
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum S3 No
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis S1
Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii S5
Gray Hawk Buteo plagiatus S3 SC
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis S2
Gray Vireo Vireo vicinior S4
Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus SNA
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch Leucosticte tephrocotis SA
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias S5
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus SNA
Great Egret Ardea alba S1B,S4N
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus S5
Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus SNA
Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax S4
Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus S5
Greater Sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus SR C*
Greater Scaup Aythya marila S1N
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons S2N
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca S3N
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus S5
Green Heron Butorides virescens S4
Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana S2
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus S3B,S4N
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca S3B,S5N
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris S1N
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica SNA
Gunnison Sage-grouse Centrocercus minimus SH PE
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus S5
Hammond’s Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii S1B
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus SNA SC
Harris’s Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus S5
Harris’s Sparrow Zonotrichia querula S1N
Heermann’s Gull Larus heermanni S1M
Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava S4
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus S5
Hermit Warbler Setophaga occidentalis S4M
Herring Gull Larus argentatus S2N
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus S2N
Hooded Oriole Icterus cucullatus S5
Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina S2M
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus S2N
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris S5 No
House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus S5
House Sparrow Passer domesticus SE5
House Wren Troglodytes aedon S5
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica SNA
Hutton’s Vireo Vireo huttoni S5
Inca Dove Columbina inca S5
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea S3
Juniper Titmouse Baeolophus ridgwayi S5
Kentucky Warbler Geothlypis formosa S1M
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus S5
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris S5
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus S1N
Large-billed Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis rostratus SA SC
Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys S1B,S5N
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus S5
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla SNA
Lawrence’s Goldfinch Spinus lawrencei SAB
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis SNA
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena S4
Le Conte’s Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii SNA
Le Conte’s Thrasher Toxostoma lecontei S3
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis S3
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis hesperis S3 SC
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus SNA
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus SAB
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla S5N
Least Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma microsoma SA
Least Tern Sternula antillarum S2M LE
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria S5
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis S5
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis S5N
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes S4M
Lewis’s Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis S4
Lincoln’s Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii S3B
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea S1S2N
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus S4 SC
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus S1B
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus S3S4N
Long-eared Owl Asio otus S2B,S4N
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis S1N
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus SNA
Louisiana Waterthrush Parkesia motacilla S1N
Lucifer Hummingbird Calothorax lucifer S2
Lucy’s Warbler Oreothlypis luciae S5
MacGillivray’s Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei S4
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens SNA
Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens S4
Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia SNA
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos S5
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa S3M
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris S2B,S3
Masked Bobwhite Colinus virginianus ridgwayi S1 LE
McCown’s Longspur Rhynchophanes mccownii S2N
Merlin Falco columbarius S4N
Mew Gull Larus canus SNA
Mexican Chickadee Poecile sclateri S3
Mexican Duck Anas platyrhynchos diazi S4
Mexican Jay Aphelocoma wollweberi S5
Mexican Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis lucida S3S4 LT
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis S3
Montezuma Quail Cyrtonyx montezumae S4
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides S5
Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli S5
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus S1B,S2N SC
Mountain Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma californicum S3
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura S5
Mourning Warbler Geothlypis philadelphia SNA
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla S4S5M
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus S1N
North Buff-breasted Flycatcher Empidonax fulvifrons pygmaeus S1 SC
Northern Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis septentrionalis SH LE,XN
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet Camptostoma imberbe S4
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus S1 PS
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis S5
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus S5
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis S3B SC
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis atricapillus S3 SC
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus S1S2B
Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa SNA
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos S5
Northern Parula Setophaga americana S2N
Northern Pintail Anas acuta S2B,S5N
Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma S4
Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma gnoma S4
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis S5
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus S4
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata S1B,S5N
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor S2N
Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis S2S3M
Nutting’s Flycatcher Myiarchus nuttingi SNA
Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus S4
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi S4 SC
Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata S3B,S5N
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius SNA
Osprey Pandion haliaetus S2B,S4N
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla S2M
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica S1N
Pacific Wren Troglodytes pacificus S1B,S2N
Pacific-slope Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis S4M
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris S2S3M
Painted Redstart Myioborus pictus S4
Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum S1M
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus SNA
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos S3M
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus S4 SC
Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens S5
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus SNA
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps S5
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator S1
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus S5
Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus SNA
Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus S5
Plain-capped Starthroat Heliomaster constantii SN
Plumbeus Vireo Vireo plumbeus S5
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus SNA
Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus S4
Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor SNA
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea S1M
Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus S1S2N
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus SNA
Purple Martin Progne subis S2S3B
Pygmy Nuthatch Sitta pygmaea S5
Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus S5
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra S4
Red Knot Calidris canutus SNA
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius S1S2M
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus SNA
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator S3N
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis S4
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber S1N
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens S1N SC
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus S1M
Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons S4
Redhead Aythya americana S4
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus SNA
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis S4
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena SNA
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus S4S5M
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus SA
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis S5
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata SNA
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus SNA
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus S5
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis S5N
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris S5
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus SE3
Rock Pigeon Columba livia SE5
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus S5
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja SNA
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus S3N
Rose-throated Becard Pachyramphus aglaiae S1
Ross’s Goose Chen rossii S2N
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus SN
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula S5
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis S5
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti S1B,S2N
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres SNA
Ruff Calidris pugnax SNA
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus S5M
Rufous-backed Robin Turdus rufopalliatus S1S2N
Rufous-capped Warbler Basileuterus rufifrons SAB
Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps S4
Rufous-winged Sparrow Peucaea carpalis S3
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus SNA
Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini S2M
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus S5
Sanderling Calidris alba S2M
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis S3N No
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis S5
Say’s Phoebe Sayornis saya S5
Scaled Quail Callipepla squamata S5
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea SNA
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus SAB
Scott’s Oriole Icterus parisorum S5
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus S4M
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla S2M
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus S4 No
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata SNA
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus S3M
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus SN
Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus SNA
Smith’s Longspur Calcarius pictus SNA
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens S3N
Snowy Egret Egretta thula S1B,S4N
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus S2 No
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria S3M
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia S5
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus SNA
Sora Porzana carolina S4
Southwest Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii extimus S1 LE
Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis S3S4
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius S3S4
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus S5
Sprague’s Pipit Anthus spragueii S2N C*
Steller’s Jay Cyanocitta stelleri S5
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus S3M
Streak-backed Oriole Icterus pustulatus SAB,S1N
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher Myiodynastes luteiventris S3
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra S4
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata S1N
Swainson’s Hawk Buteo swainsoni S3
Swainson’s Thrush Catharus ustulatus S1
Swainson’s Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii SNA
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus SA
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana S2S3N
Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina S1M
Thayer’s Gull Larus thayeri SNA
Thick-billed Kingbird Tyrannus crassirostris S2
Thick-billed Parrot Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha SH
Townsend’s Solitaire Myadestes townsendi S5
Townsend’s Warbler Setophaga townsendi S4M
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor S3
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor S2N
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus S3
Tropical Parula Setophaga pitiayumi SNA
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator S1N
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula SNA
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus S1N
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura S5
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda SA
Varied Bunting Passerina versicolor S3
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius S1N
Vaux’s Swift Chaetura vauxi S4M
Veery Catharus fuscescens S1
Verdin Auriparus flaviceps S5
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus S5
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus S5
Violet-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia violiceps S3
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina S5
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola S4
Virginia’s Warbler Oreothlypis virginiae S5
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana SNA
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus S5
Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana S5
Western Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia hypugaea S3 SC
Western Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum perpallidus S1
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis S3
Western Gull Larus occidentalis SNA
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis S5
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta S5
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri S1N
Western Screech-Owl Megascops kennicottii S5
Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica S5
Western Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus nivosus S1 No
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana S5
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus S5
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus S2M
Whiskered Screech-Owl Megascops trichopsis S3
White Ibis Eudocimus albus SNA
White Wagtail Motacilla alba SA
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis S5
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys S1B,S5N
White-eared Hummingbird Hylocharis leucotis S1S2
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus SNA
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi S2-S3N SC
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis SNA
White-tailed Hawk Buteo albicaudatus SA
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus S2B
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus SNA
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis S2S3N
White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis S5
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica S5
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca S1N
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo S5
Willet Tringa semipalmata S4M
Williamson’s Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus S4
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii S1 PS
Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor S1B,S5N
Wilson’s Snipe Gallinago delicata S1B,S4N
Wilson’s Warbler Cardellina pusilla S5M
Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis S1B,S2N
Wood Duck Aix sponsa S2B,S3N
Wood Stork Mycteria americana S1N No
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina SNA
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus SNA
Yellow Grosbeak Pheucticus chrysopeplus SN
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia S4
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris SNA
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius S1N
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus S3 PS:PT
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus occidentalis S3 C
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii SNA
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens S4
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea SNA
Yellow-eyed Junco Junco phaeonotus S3
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens SA
Yellow-green Vireo Vireo flavoviridis SNA
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus S5
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata S5
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons SNA
Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica SNA
Yuma Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris yumanensis S3 LE
Yuma Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps rupicola S2S3
Zone-tailed Hawk Buteo albonotatus S4

 

 

 

 

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