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A-Z Birds of America

This list covers more than 500 North American bird species. For every one, the same combination of stunning iconography, including photographs and precise distribution maps; scientifically accurate and readable accounts of salient characteristics; data on identification, behavior, habitat, social structure, voice, nest construction, food, breeding season and conservation status; wingspan, weight, clutch size, statistics of size, number of broods per year, lifespan, geographic information about breeding, wintering, and migration.

A-Z Birds of America List (Alphabetical)

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A
Acadian Flycatcher
Acorn Woodpecker
Alder Flycatcher
Allen’s Hummingbird
American Avocet
American Bittern
American Black Duck
American Coot
American Crow
American Dipper
American Golden Plover
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Oystercatcher
American Pipit
American Redstart
American Robin
American Three-toed Woodpecker
American Tree Sparrow
American White Pelican
American Wigeon
American Woodcock
Ancient Murrelet
Anhinga
Anna’s Hummingbird
Arctic Tern
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Atlantic Puffin
B
Bachman’s Sparrow
Baird’s Sandpiper
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Band-tailed Pigeon
Bank Swallow
Barn Owl
Barn Swallow
Barred Owl
Barrow’s Goldeneye
Bay-breasted Warbler
Bell’s Vireo
Belted Kingfisher
Bewick’s Wren
Bicknell’s Thrush
Black Guillemot
Black Oystercatcher
Black Phoebe
Black Rail
Black Scoter
Black Skimmer
Black Tern
Black Turnstone
Black Vulture
Black-and-white Warbler
Black-backed Woodpecker
Black-bellied Plover
Black-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Magpie
Blackburnian Warbler
Black-capped Chickadee
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black-headed Grosbeak
Black-headed Gull
Black-legged Kittiwake
Black-necked Stilt
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Black-throated Sparrow
Blue Grosbeak
Blue Jay
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Blue-headed Vireo
Blue-winged Teal
Blue-winged Warbler
Boat-tailed Grackle
Bobolink
Bohemian Waxwing
Bonaparte’s Gull
Boreal Chickadee
Boreal Owl
Brandt’s Cormorant
Brant
Brewer’s Blackbird
Brewer’s Sparrow
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Broad-winged Hawk
Brown Creeper
Brown Pelican
Brown Thrasher
Brown-headed Cowbird
Brown-headed Nuthatch
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Bufflehead
Bullock’s Oriole
Burrowing Owl
Bushtit
C
Cackling Goose
Cactus Wren
California Gull
California Quail
Calliope Hummingbird
Canada Goose
Canada Warbler
Canvasback
Canyon Towhee
Canyon Wren
Cape May Warbler
Carolina Chickadee
Carolina Wren
Caspian Tern
Cassin’s Auklet
Cassin’s Finch
Cassin’s Kingbird
Cassin’s Sparrow
Cassin’s Vireo
Cattle Egret
Cave Swallow
Cedar Waxwing
Cerulean Warbler
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Chimney Swift
Chipping Sparrow
Chuck-will’s-widow
Chukar
Cinnamon Teal
Clapper Rail
Clark’s Grebe
Clark’s Nutcracker
Clay-colored Sparrow
Cliff Swallow
Common Eider
Common Goldeneye
Common Grackle
Common Ground-Dove
Common Loon
Common Merganser
Common Moorhen
Common Murre
Common Nighthawk
Common Poorwill
Common Raven
Common Redpoll
Common Tern
Common Yellowthroat
Connecticut Warbler
Cooper’s Hawk
Cordilleran Flycatcher
Cory’s Shearwater
Curve-billed Thrasher
D
Dark-eyed Junco
Dickcissel
Double-crested Cormorant
Dovekie
Downy Woodpecker
Dunlin
Dusky Flycatcher
Dusky Grouse
E
Eared Grebe
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Screech-Owl
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Eurasian Collared-Dove
European Starling
Evening Grosbeak
F
Ferruginous Hawk
Field Sparrow
Fish Crow
Flammulated Owl
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Forster’s Tern
Fox Sparrow
Franklin’s Gull
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
G
Gadwall
Gambel’s Quail
Glaucous Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Glossy Ibis
Golden Eagle
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Golden-winged Warbler
Grasshopper Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Gray Flycatcher
Gray Jay
Gray Partridge
Gray Vireo
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch
Great Black-backed Gull
Great Blue Heron
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Egret
Great Gray Owl
Great Horned Owl
Greater Prairie Chicken
Greater Roadrunner
Greater Scaup
Greater Shearwater
Greater White-fronted Goose
Greater Yellowlegs
Great-tailed Grackle
Green Heron
Green-tailed Towhee
Green-winged Teal
Gull-billed Tern
Gyrfalcon
H
Hairy Woodpecker
Hammond’s Flycatcher
Harlequin Duck
Harris’s Sparrow
Heermann’s Gull
Henslow’s Sparrow
Hermit Thrush
Hermit Warbler
Herring Gull
Hooded Merganser
Hooded Warbler
Horned Grebe
Horned Lark
House Finch
House Sparrow
House Wren
Hudsonian Godwit
Hutton’s Vireo
I
Iceland Gull
Inca Dove
Indigo Bunting
J
Juniper Titmouse
K
Kentucky Warbler
Killdeer
King Eider
King Rail
L
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Lapland Longspur
Lark Bunting
Lark Sparrow
Laughing Gull
Lazuli Bunting
Le Conte’s Sparrow
Leach’s Storm-Petrel
Least Bittern
Least Flycatcher
Least Sandpiper
Least Tern
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Goldfinch
Lesser Scaup
Lesser Yellowlegs
Lewis’ Woodpecker
Limpkin
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Little Blue Heron
Little Gull
Loggerhead Shrike
Long-billed Curlew
Long-billed Dowitcher
Long-eared Owl
Long-tailed Duck
Long-tailed Jaeger
Louisiana Waterthrush
M
MacGillivray’s Warbler
Magnificent Frigatebird
Magnolia Warbler
Mallard
Manx Shearwater
Marbled Godwit
Marbled Murrelet
Marsh Wren
Merlin
Mew Gull
Mississippi Kite
Monk Parakeet
Mottled Duck
Mountain Bluebird
Mountain Chickadee
Mourning Dove
Mourning Warbler
Mute Swan
N
Nashville Warbler
Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow
Northern Bobwhite
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Northern Fulmar
Northern Gannet
Northern Goshawk
Northern Harrier
Northern Hawk Owl
Northern Mockingbird
Northern Parula
Northern Pintail
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Northern Shoveler
Northern Shrike
Northern Waterthrush
O
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Orange-crowned Warbler
Orchard Oriole
Osprey
Ovenbird
P
Pacific Loon
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Painted Bunting
Palm Warbler
Parasitic Jaeger
Pectoral Sandpiper
Pelagic Cormorant
Peregrine Falcon
Philadelphia Vireo
Pied-billed Grebe
Pigeon Guillemot
Pileated Woodpecker
Pine Grosbeak
Pine Siskin
Pine Warbler
Pinyon Jay
Piping Plover
Plumbeous Vireo
Pomarine Jaeger
Prairie Falcon
Prairie Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Purple Finch
Purple Gallinule
Purple Martin
Purple Sandpiper
Pygmy Nuthatch
R
Razorbill
Red Crossbill
Red Knot
Red Phalarope
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-breasted Merganser
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Reddish Egret
Red-eyed Vireo
Redhead
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-naped Sapsucker
Red-necked Grebe
Red-necked Phalarope
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-throated Loon
Red-winged Blackbird
Rhinoceros Auklet
Ring-billed Gull
Ring-necked Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Rock Pigeon
Rock Ptarmigan
Rock Wren
Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Tern
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Ross’s Goose
Rough-legged Hawk
Royal Tern
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruddy Duck
Ruddy Turnstone
Ruffed Grouse
Rufous Hummingbird
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
Rusty Blackbird
S
Sabine’s Gull
Sage Sparrow
Sage Thrasher
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow
Sanderling
Sandhill Crane
Sandwich Tern
Savannah Sparrow
Say’s Phoebe
Scarlet Tanager
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Scott’s Oriole
Seaside Sparrow
Sedge Wren
Semipalmated Plover
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Sharp-tailed Grouse
Short-billed Dowitcher
Short-eared Owl
Short-tailed Shearwater
Smith’s Longspur
Snow Bunting
Snow Goose
Snowy Egret
Snowy Owl
Snowy Plover
Solitary Sandpiper
Song Sparrow
Sooty Grouse
Sooty Shearwater
Sora
Spotted Sandpiper
Spotted Towhee
Sprague’s Pipit
Spruce Grouse
Steller’s Jay
Stilt Sandpiper
Summer Tanager
Surf Scoter
Surfbird
Swainson’s Hawk
Swainson’s Thrush
Swainson’s Warbler
Swallow-tailed Kite
Swamp Sparrow
T
Tennessee Warbler
Thayer’s Gull
Thick-billed Murre
Townsend’s Solitaire
Townsend’s Warbler
Tree Swallow
Tricolored Heron
Tufted Puffin
Tufted Titmouse
Tundra Swan
Turkey Vulture
U
Upland Sandpiper
V
Varied Thrush
Vaux’s Swift
Veery
Verdin
Vesper Sparrow
Violet-green Swallow
Virginia Rail
Virginia’s Warbler
W
Warbling Vireo
Western Bluebird
Western Grebe
Western Gull
Western Kingbird
Western Meadowlark
Western Sandpiper
Western Screech-Owl
Western Scrub-Jay
Western Tanager
Western Wood-pewee
Whimbrel
Whip-poor-will
White Ibis
White-breasted Nuthatch
White-crowned Sparrow
White-eyed Vireo
White-faced Ibis
White-headed Woodpecker
White-rumped Sandpiper
White-tailed Kite
White-tailed Ptarmigan
White-throated Sparrow
White-throated Swift
White-winged Crossbill
White-winged Dove
White-winged Scoter
Wild Turkey
Willet
Williamson’s Sapsucker
Willow Flycatcher
Willow Ptarmigan
Wilson’s Phalarope
Wilson’s Plover
Wilson’s Snipe
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel
Wilson’s Warbler
Winter Wren
Wood Duck
Wood Stork
Wood Thrush
Worm-eating Warbler
Y
Yellow Rail
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow-throated Vireo
Yellow-throated Warbler