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Larks (family Alaudidae)

Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris


Waxwings (family Bombycilidae)

Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus


Creepers (family Certhiidae)

Brown Creeper Certhia americana


Dippers (family Cinclidae)

American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus


Jays, Magpies, and Crows (family Corvidae)

Common Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Northwestern Crow Corvus caurinus
Common Raven Corvus corax
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis

Black-Billed Magpie Pica pica


Warblers, Sparrows and Allies (family Emberizidae)

Red-Winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Baird's Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii

Sharp-Tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus
Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii

Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
McCown's Longspur Calcarius mccownii

Chestnut-Collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus
Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus

Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Audubon's Warbler Dendroica auduboni
Black-Throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens
Bay-Breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea
Yellow-Rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia

Black-Throated Gary Warbler Dendroica nigrescens
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Chestnut-Sided Warbler Dendroica pennsylvanica
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia

Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina

Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus

Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas

Northern Oriole Icterus galbula
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
Yellow-Breasted Chat Icteria virens
Dark-Eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii

Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Black-and-White Warbler Mniotilta varia
Brown-Headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia
MacGillivray's Warbler Oporornis tolmiei
Northern Parula Parula americana
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Rose-Breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Black-Headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Rufous-Sided Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis

American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla

Dickcissel Spiza americana
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea
Brewer's Sparrow Spizella breweri
Clay-Colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina

Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Orange-Crowned Warbler Vermivora celata
Golden-Winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
Blue-Winged Warbler Vermivora pinus

Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla

Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis

Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla

Yellow-Headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

White-Throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis

Golden-Crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
White-Crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Harris' Sparrow Zonotrichia querula

Finches (family Fringillidae)

Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis

Cassin's Finch Carpodacus cassinii
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus

Rosy Finch Leucosticte arctoa

Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-Winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator

Swallows (family Hirundinidae)

Cliff Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Purple Martin Progne subis
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Northern Rough-Winged Swallow Stelgidopterys serripennis
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Violet-Green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina


Shrikes (family Laniidae)

Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus


Mockingbirds and Thrashers (family Mimidae)

Gray Catbird Dumettela carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum


Thrushes, Solitaires, Bluebirds, Old World Warblers. Gnatcatchers, and Kinglets (family Muscicapidae)

Veery Catharus fuscescens
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus

Gray-Cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus

Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
Ruby-Crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
Golden-Crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa

Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis

American Robin Turdus migratorius


Wagtails and Pipits (family Motacillidae)

American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii


Titmice, Verdins, and Bushtits (family Paridae)

Black-Capped Chickadee Parus atricapillus
Siberian Tit Parus cinctus
Mountain Chickadee Parus gambeli

Boreal Chickadee Parus hudsonicus
Chestnut-Backed Chickadee Parus rufescens


Weavers (family Passeridae)

House Sparrow Passer domesticus


Nuthatches (family Sittidae)

Red-Breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
White-Breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis

Pygmy Nuthatch Sitta pygmaea


Starlings (family Sturnidae)

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Wrens (family Troglodytidae)

Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus

Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes


Tyrant Flycatchers (family Tyrannidae)

Olive-Sided Flycatcher Contopus borealis
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens

Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
Western Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis
Yellow-Bellied Flycatcher Empidonax falviventris

Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus

Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens

Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe

Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis


Vireos (family Vireonidae)

Yellow-Throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni

Red-Eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
Solitary Vireo Vireo solitarius


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