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North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966 - 2014 Analysis

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Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Gadwall Anas strepera
American Wigeon Anas americana
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Mallard (all forms) Anas platyrhynchos
Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Redhead Aythya americana
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Mountain Quail Oreortyx pictus
Scaled Quail Callipepla squamata
California Quail Callipepla californica
Gambel's Quail Callipepla gambelii
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
Chukar Alectoris chukar
Gray Partridge Perdix perdix
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
Greater Sage-Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Dusky Grouse Dendragapus obscurus
Sooty Grouse Dendragapus fuliginosus
Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus
Greater Prairie-Chicken Tympanuchus cupido
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
Common Loon Gavia immer
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
Western & Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis /clar
Wood Stork Mycteria americana
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
Great Blue Heron (all forms)Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
Red-tailed Hawk (all forms)Buteo jamaicensis
Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris
King Rail Rallus elegans
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
Sora Porzana carolina
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
American Coot Fulica americana
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Willet Tringa semipalmata
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
American Woodcock Scolopax minor
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Western Gull Larus occidentalis
California Gull Larus californicus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Least Tern Sternula antillarum
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Inca Dove Columbina inca
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet Brotogeris chiriri
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Western Screech-Owl Megascops kennicottii
Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
Barred Owl Strix varia
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis
Eastern Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus
Black Swift Cypseloides niger
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi
White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
Costa's Hummingbird Calypte costae
Calliope Hummingbird Stellula calliope
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
Allen's Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis
Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
Williamson's Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker SppSphyrapicus varius / nuchalis /
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
Nuttall's Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Picoides borealis
White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus
American Three-toed WoodpeckPicoides dorsalis
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
Gilded Flicker Colaptes chrysoides
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii
Alder & Willow Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum / traillii
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii
Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri
Cordilleran & Pacific-sl FlyEmpidonax difficilis / occident
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus
Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii
Cassin's Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
Bell's Vireo Vireo bellii
Gray Vireo Vireo vicinior
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
Plumbeous Vireo Vireo plumbeus
Cassin's Vireo Vireo cassinii
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis
Green Jay Cyanocorax yncas
Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia
Yellow-billed Magpie Pica nuttalli
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Northwestern Crow Corvus caurinus
Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
Chihuahuan Raven Corvus cryptoleucus
Common Raven Corvus corax
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
Purple Martin Progne subis
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
Northern Rough-winged SwalloStelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli
Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonicus
Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
Juniper Titmouse Baeolophus ridgwayi
Tufted & Black-crest. TitmouBaeolophus bicolor / atricrista
Verdin Auriparus flaviceps
Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
Pygmy Nuthatch Sitta pygmaea
Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
Brown Creeper Certhia americana
Cactus Wren Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus
Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Pacific Wren Troglodytes pacificus
Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Polioptila melanura
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
Long-billed Thrasher Toxostoma longirostre
Bendire's Thrasher Toxostoma bendirei
Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
Crissal Thrasher Toxostoma crissale
Le Conte's Thrasher Toxostoma lecontei
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens
Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus
McCown's Longspur Rhynchophanes mccownii
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum
Louisiana Waterthrush Parkesia motacilla
Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora cyanoptera
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
Swainson's Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii
Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
Lucy's Warbler Oreothlypis luciae
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Virginia's Warbler Oreothlypis virginiae
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
MacGillivray's Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei
Mourning Warbler Geothlypis philadelphia
Kentucky Warbler Geothlypis formosa
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea
Northern Parula Setophaga americana
Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
Yellow-rumped Warb (all formSetophaga coronata
Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
Grace's Warbler Setophaga graciae
Black-throated Gray Warbler Setophaga nigrescens
Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi
Hermit Warbler Setophaga occidentalis
Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis
Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
Olive Sparrow Arremonops rufivirgatus
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
Canyon Towhee Melozone fusca
California Towhee Melozone crissalis
Abert's Towhee Melozone aberti
Cassin's Sparrow Peucaea cassinii
Bachman's Sparrow Peucaea aestivalis
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
Brewer's Sparrow Spizella breweri
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Black-chinned Sparrow Spizella atrogularis
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Black-throated Sparrow Amphispiza bilineata
Sage Sparrow Amphispiza belli
Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Baird's Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii
Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii
Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
Nelson's Sparrow Ammodramus nelsoni
Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Dark-eyed Junco (all forms) Junco hyemalis
Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
Dickcissel Spiza americana
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Tricolored Blackbird Agelaius tricolor
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
Hooded Oriole Icterus cucullatus
Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Scott's Oriole Icterus parisorum
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus
Cassin's Finch Carpodacus cassinii
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
Lawrence's Goldfinch Spinus lawrencei
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus