Birds – Alphabetical List by Family

Birds – Alphabetical by Family (103)

Avocets and Stilts of the Recurvirostridae Family (2)
American AvocetRecurvivostra americana
Black-necked Stilt, Himantopus mexicanus

Blackbirds of the Icteridae Family (3)
Hooded OrioleIcterus cucullatus
Scott’s OrioleIcterus parisorum
Yellow-headed Blackbird, Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Boobies of the Sulidae Family (3)
Blue-footed BoobySula nebouxii
Brown Booby, Sula leucogaster
Masked Booby, Sula dactylatra

Caracara and Falcon of the Falconidae Family (2)
American Kestrel, Falcon sparverius
Crested Caracara, Caracara cheriway

Cardinals of the Cardinalidae Family (4)
DickcissalSpiza americana
Lazuli Bunting, Passerina amoena
Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis
PyrrhuloxiaCardinalis sinuatus

Coots and Rails of the Rallidae Family (2)
American CootFulica americana
Common Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus

Cormorants of the Phalacrocoracidae Family (2)
Brandt’s CormorantPhalacrocorax penicillatus
Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus

Curlew, Dowitcher, Godwit, Phalope and Sandpipers of the Scolopacidae Family (10)
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
Marbled Godwit, Limosa fedoa
Red-necked Phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus
Ruddy Turnstone, Arenaria interpres
Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
Western Sandpiper, Calidris mauri
Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus
WilletCatoptrophorus semipalmatus

Doves and Pigeons of the Columbidae Family (3)
Brown-type Rock PigeonColumba livia
Morning DoveZenaida macroura
White-winged Dove, Zenaida asiatica

Ducks and Geese of the Anatidae Family (14)
Aleutian Cackling GooseBranta canadensis leucopareia
American Widgeon, Anas americana
Blue-winged TealAnas discors
Cinnamon TealAnas cyanoptera
Common Merganzer, Mergus mergaser
Great White-fronted Goose, Anser albifrons
Greater Scaup, Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup, Aythya affinis
Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata
Redhead, Aythya americana
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
Snow Goose, Chen caerulescens
Wood Duck, Aix sponsa

Finch of the Fringillidae Family (1)
House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus

Frigate of the Fregatidae  Family (2)
Great FrigateFregata minor
Magnificent Frigate, Fregata magnificens

Grebes of the Podicipedidae Family (3)
Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollis
Pied-billed Grebe, Podilymbus podiceps
Western Grebe, Aechmophorus occidentalis

Gulls and Terns of the Laridae Family (10)
Bonaparte’s GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
California Gull, Larus californicus
Caspian Tern, Hydroprogne caspia
Heermann’s Gull, Larus heermanni
Herring Gull, Larus argentatus
Laughing Gull, Leucophaeus atricilla
Mew Gull, Larus canus
Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis
Royal Tern, Thalasseus maximum
Western Gull, Larus occidentalis

Hawk and Eagles of the Accipitridae Family (5)
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
Golden Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos
Osprey, Pandion haliaetus
Red-tail Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
Swainson’s Hawk, Buteo swainsoni

Herons of the Ardeidae Family (9)
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias
Great Egret, Ardea alba
Green Heron, Butorides virescens
Little Blue Heron, Egretta caerulea
Reddish Egret, Egretta rufescens
Snowy Egret, Egretta thula
Tricolored Heron, Egretta tricolor
Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Nyctanassa violacea

Hummingbird of the Trochididae Family (1)
Costa’s HummingbirdCalypte costae

Ibises of the Threskiornithidae Family (2)
White IbisEudocimus albus
White-faced IbisPlegadis chihi

Jay of the Corvidae Family (1)
Western Scrub JayAphelocoma californica

Kingfisher of the Alcedinidae Family (1)
Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

Mockingbird of the Mimidae Family (1)
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos

Oystercatcher of the Haematodidae Family (1)
American Oystercatcher, Haematopus palliates

Owl of the Strigidae Family (3)
Burrowing Owl, Athene cunicularia
Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus
Short-eared Owl, Asio flammeus

Pelicans of the Pelecanidae Family (1)
Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

Quail of the Odontophoridae Family (1)
California QuailCallipepla californica

Ringed Plovers of the Charadridae Family (1)
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus

Shearwater of the Procellariidae Family (1)
Black-vented ShearwaterPuffinus opisthomelas

Shrike of the Lanidae Family (1)
Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus

Sparrow of the Emberizidae Family (2)
Black-throated SparrowAmphispiza bilineata
White-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys

Starling of the Sturnidae Family (1)
European StarlingSturnus vulgaris

Tyrant Flycatchers of the Tyrannidae Family (4)
Ash-throated FlycatcherMyiarchus cinerascens
Eastern Kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus
Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe
Western Kingbird, Tyrannus verticalis

Verdin of the Remizidae Family (1)
VerdinAuriparus flaviceps

Vulture of the Cathartidae Family (1)
Turkey VultureCathartes aura

Woodpecker of the Picidae Family (2)
Gila WoodpeckerMelanerpes uropygialis
Gilded Flicker, Colaptes chrysoides

Wood-warbler of the Parulidae Family (1)
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia

Wren of the Troglodytidae Family (1)
Cactus WrenCampylorhynchus brunneicapillus