My Life Species List

Total number of species: 328

Common NameScientific NameNotes
Common LoonGavia immerParc des Grands Jardins, Summer 1998
Yellow-billed LoonGavia adamsiiLake Horton
Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Horned GrebePodiceps auritusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Western GrebeAechmophorus occidentalisNorth Dakota, Spring 2008.
Northern GannetMorus bassanusThousands on ile Bonaventure, Gaspe Peninsula, Summer 1999
American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchosFirst saw on ferry to Cumberland Island
Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
American BitternBotaurus lentiginosusFirst seen w/Charlie & Franca at SPCNP.
Least BitternIxobrychus exilisGreat view at Wakulla Springs, Sept. 2009
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Great EgretArdea albaJekyll Island Spring 2003
Snowy EgretEgretta thula
Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolorJekyll Island Spring 2003
Reddish EgretEgretta rufescensSt. Marks
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, but seen before.
Green HeronButorides virescensFirst seen at E.L. Huie
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticoraxJekyll Island Spring 2003
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violaceaFirst noticed at Wakulla Springs, Spring 2002
White IbisEudocimus albusWakulla Springs
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Altamaha
Roseate SpoonbillAjaia ajajaJekyll Island Spring 2003
Wood StorkMycteria americanaJekyll Island Spring 2003
Black VultureCoragyps atratus
Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalisRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Snow GooseChen caerulescens
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
BrantBranta berniclaNew Jersey
Mute SwanCygnus olorLake Horton
Wood DuckAix sponsa
GadwallAnas streperaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
American Black DuckAnas rubripesNew Jersey
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged TealAnas discors
Cinnamon TealAnas cyanopteraRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeata
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
CanvasbackAythya valisineriaNew Jersey
RedheadAythya americanaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicusNew Jersey
Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillataFirst saw in surf off Cumberland Island
White-winged ScoterMelanitta fuscaNew Jersey
Black ScoterMelanitta nigraFirst saw in surf off Cumberland Island
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis(Oldsquaw) New Jersey
BuffleheadBucephala albeolaFirst noticed E.L. Huie late Dec 2002
Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
Common MerganserMergus merganserNew Jersey
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serratorNew Jersey
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
OspreyPandion haliaetusWakulla Springs, Lake Alatoona
Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
White-tailed KiteElanus leucurusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensisFirst seen during Birding Boot Camp 04
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalusGeorgia Coast, St. Marks
Northern HarrierCircus cyaneusFirst seen at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center (GA).
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatusCharlie's backyard
Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
Gray HawkAsturina nitidaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatusNesting in Park (3 chicks), summer 2002
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterusN. Georgia
Swainson's HawkButeo swainsoniRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
White-tailed HawkButeo albicaudatusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisIn park late Dec 2002
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetosCape May; Mt. Olympus, UT 10/19/2010
American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Plain ChachalacaOrtalis vetulaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicusNorth Dakota
Ruffed GrouseBonasa umbellus
Sharp-tailed GrouseTympanuchus phasianellusNorth Dakota
Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Clapper RailRallus longirostrisBrunswick, GA - Andrews Island
SoraPorzana carolinaSt. Marks; Jamaica Bay, Queens
Purple GallinulePorphyrula martinicaFirst seen Butler Island (Altamaha Waterfowl Mgmt Area)
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
American CootFulica americana
Sandhill CraneGrus canadensisFly over Atlanta
Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarolaFirst seen Jekyll Island, South Beach
American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominicaCape May, New Jersey; Georgia Coast
Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsoniaJekyll Island Spring 2003
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatusFirst seen Jekyll Island, South Beach
Piping PloverCharadrius melodusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus
Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanusHuie (date approximate)
American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
WilletCatoptrophorus semipalmatus
Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariaConstitution Lakes, Atlanta
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicaudaBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Sod Farm
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoaFirst seen Jekyll Island, South Beach
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresFirst recognized on Jekyll Island, South Beach
Red KnotCalidris canutusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
SanderlingCalidris albaJekyll Island Spring 2003
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaFirst seen Jekyll Island, South Beach
Western SandpiperCalidris mauriFirst seen Jekyll Island, South Beach
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisNorth Dakota
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritimaNew Jersey
DunlinCalidris alpina
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopusJamaica Bay, Queens
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseusBrunswick, GA - Andrews Island
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorNorth Dakota, Spring 2008.
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatusJamaica Bay, Queens
Laughing GullLarus atricillaFirst awareness Spring Break to PC Mar 2001
Franklin's GullLarus pipixcanUnsure about this one.
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
California GullLarus californicusSan Francisco, Aug. 2008
Herring GullLarus argentatusSouth Beach, Jekyll Island
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinusNew Jersey
Gull-billed TernSterna niloticaRaccoon Key, GA
Caspian TernSterna caspia
Royal TernSterna maximaJekyll Island Spring 2003
Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensisBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
Common TernSterna hirundoBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
Forster's TernSterna forsteriBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
Least TernSterna antillarumBrunswick, GA - Andrews Island
Black TernChlidonias nigerNorth Dakota, Spring 2008.
Brown NoddyAnous stolidusIreland, Spring 2003. (?)
Black SkimmerRynchops nigerJekyll Island Spring 2003
Atlantic PuffinFratercula arcticaIreland, Spring 2003.
Rock PigeonColumba livia
Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaoctoJekyll Island/Brunswick Spring 2003
White-winged DoveZenaida asiaticaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Inca DoveColumbina incaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Common Ground-DoveColumbina passerinaFirst seen near Rum Creek
White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxiRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Green ParakeetAratinga holochloraRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusFirst seen Newman Wetlands
Greater RoadrunnerGeococcyx californianusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Barn OwlTyto albaHeard in the Park Spring 2002; First seen at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center (GA).
Eastern Screech-OwlOtus asioHeard on Big Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Pine Log WMA
Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium brasilianumRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Elf OwlMicrathene whitneyiRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Barred OwlStrix varia
Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennisRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Common NighthawkChordeiles minorBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003 - South Beach, Jekyll Island
Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollisRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Chuck-will's-widowCaprimulgus carolinensisBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Pine Log WMA
Whip-poor-willCaprimulgus vociferusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Pine Log WMA
Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Buff-bellied HummingbirdAmazilia yucatanensisRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubrisFirst seen at feeder Aug 2002
Ringed KingfisherCeryle torquataRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Belted KingfisherCeryle alcyon
Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
Golden-fronted WoodpeckerMelanerpes aurifronsRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
Ladder-backed WoodpeckerPicoides scalarisRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Newman Wetlands
Red-cockaded WoodpeckerPicoides borealisApalachicola NF, near Tallahassee
Northern FlickerColaptes auratusIn back yard Dec 2002.
Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Northern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma imberbeRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescensSeen w/Charlie in Park. Identified by song.
Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax trailliiN. Georgia
Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimusNorth Dakota
Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitusBeautiful sighting on Jekyll Island Spring 2003
Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Couch's KingbirdTyrannus couchiiRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
Scissor-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus forficatusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Sod Farm
White-eyed VireoVireo griseusFirst memory of this bird w/Charlie at Kennesaw Spring 2002.
Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifronsFirst seen during Birding Boot Camp 04
Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius*First seen at Hambidge Center (N. GA). In Grant Park, 3/20/2004.
Warbling VireoVireo gilvusNew Jersey
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusSeen with C & F in Grant Park, Spring 2003.
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceusMany on my 40th B-day trip June 2002 to Hike Inn.
Gray JayPerisoreus canadensisSummer Trip to Seattle, BC 1995
Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
Green JayCyanocorax yncasRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Western Scrub-JayAphelocoma californicaSan Francisco
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
Fish CrowCorvus ossifragusOn power line on Blvd (at least it sounded like one...)
Common RavenCorvus coraxN. Carolina, Grandfather Mountain
Sky LarkAlauda arvensisIreland, Spring 2003. (?)
Horned LarkEremophila alpestrisBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Sod Farm
Purple MartinProgne subis
Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolorFirst confidently recognized at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center (GA).
Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Cave SwallowPetrochelidon fulvaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillusQuebec Summer 2002
Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Black-crested TitmouseBaeolophus atricristatusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
VerdinAuriparus flavicepsRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Brown CreeperCerthia americanaSpring 2002 on West side of Park
Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Bewick's WrenThryomanes bewickii
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Winter WrenTroglodytes troglodytesCochran Shoals, Atlanta
Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
Marsh WrenCistothorus palustrisFirst seen North end of Jekyll Island
Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapaIn park Dec 2002
Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendulaSaw at the Zoo, late Dec 2002
Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Eastern BluebirdSialia sialisIn park Dec 2002
VeeryCatharus fuscescensFirst remembered sighting, Sosebee Cove, May 03
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatusQuebec, Summer
Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatusN. Florida, Winter
Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelinaFirst really heard Pine Log WMA on Big Bird Day 2003
Clay-colored RobinTurdus grayiNorth Dakota
American RobinTurdus migratorius
Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
Long-billed ThrasherToxostoma longirostreRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Curve-billed ThrasherToxostoma curvirostreRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
American PipitAnthus rubescensFirst seen E.L. Huie late Dec 2002
Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Blue-winged WarblerVermivora pinus
Tennessee WarblerVermivora peregrina
Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celata
Northern ParulaParula americana
Tropical ParulaParula pitiayumiRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanica
Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrinaFirst seen Grant Park!
Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescensSosebee Cove, N. Georgia, May 03
Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronata
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fuscaBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Kennesaw
Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominicaProbable first on Jekyll Island Spring 2003
Pine WarblerDendroica pinusUnder feeder Dec 2002
Prairie WarblerDendroica discolorBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Kennesaw
Palm WarblerDendroica palmarumBackyard Spring 2002
Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castaneaQuebec, Summer
Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striataFirst seen at Rum Creek; Grant Park Spring 2005.
Cerulean WarblerDendroica ceruleaKennesaw Spring 2002 w/Charlie (saw M/F)
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta variaSpring 2005 in Grant Park
American RedstartSetophaga ruticillaFirst seen w/ C&F in Park, Spring 2003.
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citreaHuie (wetlands), Spring 2001
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorusGrant Park, 5/3/2005
Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsoniiFirst seen at Rum Creek
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillusSosebee Cove, N. Georgia, May 03
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensisFirst seen during Birding Boot Camp 04
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacillaFirst seen at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center (GA).
Kentucky WarblerOporornis formosusKennesaw Spring 2002 w/Charlie
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichasBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003
Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina
Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusillaFirst seen at Rum Creek
Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensisRabun Bald
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virensFirst seen during Birding Boot Camp 04
Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaSpring 2005 in Grant Park
Olive SparrowArremonops rufivirgatusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmusFall 2001 Hilton Head, Spring 03 Grant Park
California TowheePipilo crissalisSan Francisco
Cassin's SparrowAimophila cassiniiRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Bachman's SparrowAimophila aestivalisFirst seen during Birding Boot Camp 04
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerinaGrant Park Spring 2002
Clay-colored SparrowSpizella pallidaNorth Dakota, Spring 2008.
Field SparrowSpizella pusillaFirst seen at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center (GA), then saw 3/29/2003 chez Hambidge Center.
Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineusFirst seen at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center (GA).
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Black-throated SparrowAmphispiza bilineataSan Francisco
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensisBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, field in middle GA
Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarumBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, field in middle GA
Nelson's Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmodramus nelsoniBrunswick, GA - Andrews Island
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmodramus caudacutusBrunswick, GA - Andrews Island
Fox SparrowPasserella iliacaN. Georgia
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrysNew Jersey
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalisMonastery Dec 2001, Park near tennis courts
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalisForsyth NWR (Brigantine), NJ
Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
PyrrhuloxiaCardinalis sinuatusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianusSpring 2002 at the feeder
Blue GrosbeakGuiraca caeruleaSaw w/ C & F in Park, Spring 2003.
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaSaw lots on Birthday trip to Hike Inn (Amicalola), 2002. Saw in Grant Park Spring 2005.
Painted BuntingPasserina cirisFirst seen Harris Neck WMA
DickcisselSpiza americana
BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorusFirst seen during Birding Boot Camp 04
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceusSpring 2002 at the feeder
Tricolored BlackbirdAgelaius tricolorNorth Dakota
Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
Western MeadowlarkSturnella neglecta
Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalusNorth Dakota, Spring 2008.
Brewer's BlackbirdEuphagus cyanocephalusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Boat-tailed GrackleQuiscalus majorBrunswick Spring 2003
Great-tailed GrackleQuiscalus mexicanusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus aterWinter 2002 at the feeder
Orchard OrioleIcterus spuriusBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Macon
Hooded OrioleIcterus cucullatusRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Altamira OrioleIcterus gularisRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Audubon's OrioleIcterus graduacaudaRio Grande Valley, Texas, Spring 2006.
Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbulaKennesaw Spring 2002 w/Charlie
Purple FinchCarpodacus purpureusOn feeder chez Jaques et Justine a Quebec
House FinchCarpodacus mexicanussaw yellow variety Spring 2002 at feeder
Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostraCarr's house, extreme NE Georgia
Pine SiskinCarduelis pinus
American GoldfinchCarduelis tristis
House SparrowPasser domesticus

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Above article Last updated: Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:41:25 -0500