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Here is a list of the 268 species that have been seen or banded at either island of the Atlantic Brid Observatory.     Some are seen every day, some have only been seen once.  


 

 


LOONS AND GREBES

 


Common Loon

(Gavia immer)


Pied-billed Grebe

(Podilymbus podiceps)


 

 


TUBENOSES

 


Greater Shearwater

(Puffinus gravis)


Sooty Shearwater

(Puffinus griseus)


Manx Shearwater

(Puffinus puffinus)


Leach's Storm-Petrel

(Oceanodroma leucorhoa)


 

 


BOOBIES

 


Northern Gannet

(Sula bassanus)

Photo

 

 


CORMORANTS

 


Great Cormorant

(Phalacrocorax carbo)


Double-crested Cormorant

(Phalacrocorax auritus)

Photo

 

 


HERONS AND ALLIES

 


American Bittern

(Botaurus lentiginosus)


Great Blue Heron

(Ardea herodias)


Great Egret

(Ardea alba)


Snowy Egret

(Egretta thula)


Cattle Egret

(Bubulcus ibis)


Green Heron

(Butorides striatus)


Black-crowned Night-Heron

(Nycticorax nycticorax)


Glossy Ibis

(Plegadis falcinellus)


 

 


WATERFOWL

 


Snow Goose

(Anser caerulescens)


Brant

(Branta bernicla)


Canada Goose

(Branta canadensis)


Wood Duck

(Aix sponsa)


Green-winged Teal

(Anas crecca)


American Black Duck

(Anas rubripes)


Mallard

(Anas platyrhynchos)


Northern Pintail

(Anas acuta)


Blue-winged Teal

(Anas discors)


Gadwall

(Anas strepera)


American Wigeon

(Anas americana )


Greater Scaup

(Aythya marila)


Common Eider

(Somateria mollissima)


Long-tailed duck

(Clangula hyemalis)


Black Scoter

(Melanitta nigra)


Surf Scoter

(Melanitta perspicillata)


White-winged Scoter

(Melanitta fusca)


Common Merganser

(Mergus merganser)


Red-breasted Merganser

(Mergus serrator)


Ruddy Duck

(Oxyura jamaicensis)


 

 


DIURNAL RAPTORS

 


Turkey Vulture

(Cathartes aura)


Osprey

(Pandion haliaetus)


Bald Eagle

(Haliaeetus leucocephalus)


Northern Harrier

(Circus cyaneus)


Sharp-shinned Hawk

(Accipiter striatus)

Photo

Cooper's Hawk

(Accipiter cooperii)


Northern Goshawk

(Accipiter gentilis)


Broad-winged Hawk

(Buteo platypterus)


Red-tailed Hawk

(Buteo jamaicensis)


Rough-legged Hawk

(Buteo lagopus)


American Kestrel

(Falco sparverius)


Merlin

(Falco columbarius)

Photo

Peregrine Falcon

(Falco peregrinus)

Photo

Gyrfalcon

(Falco rusticolus)


 

 


PARTRIDGES AND GROUSE

 


Ring-necked Pheasant

(Phasianus colchicus)


Ruffed Grouse

(Bonasa umbellus)


 

 


 

 


CRANES AND RAILS

 


Sora

(Porzana carolina )


Common Moorhen

(Gallinula chloropus)


American Coot

(Fulica americana )


 

 


SHOREBIRDS

 


Black-bellied Plover

(Pluvialis squatarola)


American Golden-Plover

(Pluvialis dominica )


Semipalmated Plover

(Charadrius semipalmatus)


Piping Plover

(Charadrius melodus)


Killdeer

(Charadrius vociferus)


American Oystercatcher

(Haematopus palliatus)


Greater Yellowlegs

(Tringa melanoleuca)

Photo

Lesser Yellowlegs

(Tringa flavipes)

Photo

Solitary Sandpiper

(Tringa solitaria)

Photo

Willet

(Catoptrophorus semipalmatus)


Spotted Sandpiper

(Tringa macularia)


Whimbrel

(Numenius phaeopus)


Ruddy Turnstone

(Arenaria interpres)


Red Knot

(Calidris canutus)


Sanderling

(Calidris alba)


Semipalmated Sandpiper

(Calidris pusilla)


Western Sandpiper

(Calidris mauri)


Least Sandpiper

(Calidris minutilla)


White-rumped Sandpiper

(Calidris fuscicolla)


Baird's Sandpiper

(Calidris bairdii)


Pectoral Sandpiper

(Calidris melanotos)


Purple Sandpiper

(Calidris maritima)


Dunlin

(Calidris alpina)


Short-billed Dowitcher

(Limnodromus griseus)


Long-billed Dowitcher

(Limnodromus scolopaceus)


Common Snipe

(Gallinago gallinago)


American Woodcock

(Scolopax minor)


 

 


JAEGERS, GULLS, AND TERNS


Parasitic Jaeger

(Stercorarius parasiticus)


Laughing Gull

(Larus atricilla)


Black-headed Gull

(Larus ridibundus)


Bonaparte's Gull

(Larus philadelphia)


Ring-billed Gull

(Larus delawarensis)


Herring Gull

(Larus argentatus)


Iceland Gull

(Larus glaucoides)


Glaucous Gull

(Larus hyperboreus)


Great Black-backed Gull

(Larus marinus)


Black-legged Kittiwake

(Rissa tridactyla)


Caspian Tern

(Sterna caspia)


Common Tern

(Sterna hirundo)

Photo

Arctic Tern

(Sterna paradisaea)


Black Tern

(Chlidonias niger)


 

 


ALCIDS

 


Dovekie

(Alle alle)


Common Murre

(Uria aalge)


Black Guillemot

(Cepphus grylle)


Atlantic Puffin

(Fratercula arctica)


 

 


DOVES AND CUCKOOS

 


Rock Dove

(Columbia livia)


Mourning Dove

(Zenaida aurita)


Black-billed Cuckoo

(Coccyzus erythropthalmus)

Photo

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

(Coccyzus americanus)

Photo

 

 


OWLS

 


Great Horned Owl

(Bubo virginianus)


Snowy Owl

(Nyctea scandiaca)


Barred Owl

(Strix varia)


Long-eared Owl

(Asio otus)


Short-eared Owl

(Asio flammeus)


Northern Saw-whet Owl

(Aegolius acadicus)

Photo

 

 


GOATSUCKERS

 


Common Nighthawk

(Chordeiles minor)


Whip-poor-will

(Caprimulgus vociferus)


 

 


SWIFTS

 


Chimney Swift

(Chaetura pelagica)


 

 


HUMMINGBIRDS

 


Ruby-throated Hummingbird

(Archilochus colubris)

Photo

 

 


KINGFISHERS

 


Belted Kingfisher

(Ceryle alcyon)


 

 


WOODPECKERS

 


Red-headed Woodpecker

(Melanerpes erythrocephalus)


Red-bellied Woodpecker

(Melanerpes carolinus)


Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

(Sphyrapicus varius)

Photo

Downy Woodpecker

(Picoides pubescens)

Photo

Hairy Woodpecker

(Picoides villosus)


Northern Flicker

(Colaptes auratus)

Photo

 

 


FLYCATCHERS

 


Olive-sided Flycatcher

(Contopus borealis)


Eastern Wood-Pewee

(Contopus virens)


Western Wood-Pewee

(Contopus sordidulus)


Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

(Empidonax flaviventris)

Photo

Alder Flycatcher

(Empidonax alnorum)


Willow Flycatcher

(Empidonax traillii)


Least Flycatcher

(Empidonax minimus)

Photo

Eastern Phoebe

(Sayornis phoebe)


Great Crested Flycatcher

(Myiarchus crinitus)

Photo

Western Kingbird

(Tyrannus verticalis)

Photo

Eastern Kingbird

(Tyrannus tyrannus)



 

 


LARKS

 


Horned Lark

(Eremophila alpestris)


 

 


SWALLOWS

 


Purple Martin

(Progne subis)


Tree Swallow

(Tachycineta bicolor)


Bank Swallow

(Hirundo riparia)


Cliff Swallow

(Hirundo pyrrhonota)


Barn Swallow

(Hirundo rustica)


 

 


CORVIDS

 


Blue Jay

(Cyanocitta cristata)

Photo

American Crow

(Corvus brachyrhynchos)


Common Raven

(Corvus corax)


 

 


CHICKADEES, NUTHATCHES, AND CREEPERS


Black-capped Chickadee

(Parus atricapillus)

Photo

Boreal Chickadee

(Parus hudsonicus)

Photo

Red-breasted Nuthatch

(Sitta canadensis)

Photo

White-breasted Nuthatch

(Sitta carolinensis)


Brown Creeper

(Certhia americana)

Photo

 

 


WRENS

 


House Wren

(Troglodytes aedon)

Photo

Winter Wren

(Troglodytes troglodytes)


Sedge Wren

(Cistothorus platensis)


Marsh Wren

(Cistothorus palustris)


Bewick's Wren

(Thryomanes bewickii)


 

 


KINGLETS AND GNATCATCHERS


Golden-crowned Kinglet

(Regulus satrapa)

Photo

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

(Regulus calendula)


Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

(Polioptila caerulea)

Photo

 

 


NEW WORLD THRUSHES

 


Northern Wheatear

(Oenanthe oenanthe)


Eastern Bluebird

(Sialia sialis)


Veery

(Catharus fuscescens)


Gray-cheeked Thrush

(Catharus minimus)


Bicknell's Thrush

(Catharus bicknelli)


Swainson's Thrush

(Catharus ustulatus)


Hermit Thrush

(Catharus guttatus)


Wood Thrush

(Hylocichla mustelina)


American Robin

(Turdus migratorius)


 

 


MIMICS

 


Gray Catbird

(Dumetella carolinensis)


Northern Mockingbird

(Mimus polyglottos)


Brown Thrasher

(Toxostoma rufum)

Photo

 

 


PIPITS

 


American Pipit

(Anthus rubescens)


 

 


WAXWINGS

 


Cedar Waxwing

(Bombycilla cedrorum)

Photo

 

 


VIREOS

 


White-eyed Vireo

(Vireo griseus)


Blue-headed Vireo

(Vireo solitarius)

Photo

Yellow-throated Vireo

(Vireo flavifrons)


Warbling Vireo

(Vireo gilvus)


Philadelphia Vireo

(Vireo philadelphicus)

Photo

Red-eyed Vireo

(Vireo olivaceus)

Photo

 

 


WOOD WARBLERS

 


Blue-winged Warbler

(Vermivora pinus)


Golden-winged Warbler

(Vermivora chrysoptera)


Lawrence's Warbler

 

Photo

Tennessee Warbler

(Vermivora peregrina)

Photo

Orange-crowned Warbler

(Vermivora celata)

Photo

Nashville Warbler

(Vermivora ruficapilla)

Photo

Northern Parula

(Parula americana)

Photo

Yellow Warbler

(Dendroica petechia)

Photo

Chestnut-sided Warbler

(Dendroica pensylvanica)

Photo

Magnolia Warbler

(Dendroica magnolia)

Photo

Cape May Warbler

(Dendroica tigrina)

Photo

Black-throated Blue Warbler

(Dendroica caerulescens)

Photo

Yellow-rumped Warbler

(Dendroica coronata)

Photo

Black-throated Green Warbler

(Dendroica virens)

Photo

Blackburnian Warbler

(Dendroica fusca)


Yellow-throated Warbler

(Dendroica dominica)


Pine Warbler

(Dendroica pinus)


Prairie Warbler

(Dendroica discolor)

Photo

Palm Warbler

(Dendroica palmarum)

Photo

Bay-breasted Warbler

(Dendroica castanea)

Photo

Blackpoll Warbler

(Dendroica striata)

Photo

Cerulean Warbler

(Dendroica cerulea)

Photo

Black-and-white Warbler

(Dendroica varia)

Photo

American Redstart

(Setophaga ruticilla)

Photo

Prothonotary Warbler

(Protonotaria citrea)

Photo

Worm-eating Warbler

(Helmitheros vermivorus)

Photo

Ovenbird

(Seiurus aurocapillus)


Northern Waterthrush

(Seiurus noveboracensis)

Photo

Connecticut Warbler

(Oporornis agilis)


Mourning Warbler

(Oporornis philadelphia)


Common Yellowthroat

(Geothlypis trichas)


Hooded Warbler

(Wilsonia citrina)

Photo

Wilson's Warbler

(Wilsonia pusilla)

Photo

Canada Warbler

(Wilsonia canadensis)

Photo

Yellow-breasted Chat

(Icteria virens)

Photo

Kentucky Warbler

(Oporornis formosus)


Swainson's Warbler

(Limnothlypis swainsonii)

Photo

 

 


TANAGERS

 


Summer Tanager

(Piranga rubra)

Photo

Scarlet Tanager

(Piranga olivacea)


Western Tanager

(Piranga ludoviciana)


 

 


BUNTINGS AND SPARROWS


Northern Cardinal

(Cardinalis cardinalis)


Rose -breasted Grosbeak

(Pheucticus ludovicianus)

Photo

Black-headed Grosbeak

(Pheucticus melanocephalus)


Blue Grosbeak

(Guiraca caerulea)

Photo

Indigo Bunting

(Passerina cyanea)


Lark Bunting

 


Dickcissel

(Spiza americana)

Photo

Eastern Towhee

(Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

Photo

American Tree Sparrow

(Spizella arborea)

Photo

Chipping Sparrow

(Spizella passerina)


Clay-colored Sparrow

(Spizella pallida)


Field Sparrow

(Spizella pusilla)


Vesper Sparrow

(Pooecetes gramineus)


Lark Sparrow

(Chondestes grammacus)

Photo

Savannah Sparrow

(Passerculus sandwichensis)


"Ipswich" Savannah Sparrow

(Passerculus sandwichensis princeps)


Grasshopper Sparrow

(Ammodramus savannarum)


Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow

(Ammodramus nelsoni)


Seaside Sparrow

(Ammodramus maritimus)


Fox Sparrow

(Passerella iliaca)

Photo

Song Sparrow

(Melospiza melodia)


Lincoln's Sparrow

(Melospiza lincolnii)

Photo

Swamp Sparrow

(Melospiza georgiana)

Photo

White-throated Sparrow

(Zonotrichia albicollis)


White-crowned Sparrow

(Zonotrichia leucophrys)


Dark-eyed Junco

(Junco hyemalis)


Oregon Junco (Slate Colored)


Lapland Longspur

(Calcarius lapponicus)


Snow Bunting

(Plectrophenax nivalis)


LaConte's Sparrow

(Ammodramus leconteii)


 

 


ICTERIDS

 


Bobolink

(Dolichonyx oryzivorus)


Red-winged Blackbird

(Agelaius phoeniceus)


Eastern Meadowlark

(Sturnella magna)


Yellow-headed Blackbird

(Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)


Rusty Blackbird

(Euphagus carolinus)


Brewer's Blackbird

(Euphagus cyanocephalus)


Common Grackle

(Quiscalus quiscula)


Brown-headed Cowbird

(Molothrus ater)


Orchard Oriole

(Icterus spurius)


Baltimore Oriole

(Icterus galbula)

Photo

 

 


FINCHES

 


Pine Grosbeak

(Pinicola enucleator)


Purple Finch

(Carpodacus purpureus)


House Finch

(Carpodacus mexicanus)


Red Crossbill

(Loxia curvirostra)


White-winged Crossbill

(Loxia leucoptera)


Common Redpoll

(Carduelis flammea)


Pine Siskin

(Carduelis pinus)


American Goldfinch

(Carduelis tristis)

Photo

Evening Grosbeak

(Coccothraustes vespertinus)


 

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