Coastal Bend Checklist

Bird checklist for the coastal bend (Birds of interest are in bold print)

KEY: R- year round resident   W-winter resident   S-summer resident   M-migrant

a-abundant   c-common   f-fairly common   u-uncommon   r-rare   o-occasional  

____Black-Bellied Whistling-Duck Rf

____Fulvous Whistling-Duck SuWr

____Greater White-Fronted Goose Wf

____Snow Goose Wf

____Ross's Goose Wu

____Cackling Goose Wo

____Canada Goose Wo

____Wood Duck Wr

____Gadwall Wc

____American Wigeon Wc

____Mallard Wu

____Mottled Duck Rc

____Blue-Winged Teal WcSr

____Cinnamon Teal Wu

____Northern Shoveler WaSr

____Northern Pintail Wc

____Green-Winged Teal Wc

____Canvasback Wu

____Redhead Wa

____Ring-Necked Duck Wf

____Greater Scaup Wr

____Lesser Scaup Wc

____Surf Scoter Wr

____White-Winged Scoter Wo

____Black Scoter Wo

____Long-Tailed Duck Wo

____Bufflehead Wf

____Common Goldeneye Wu

____Hooded Merganser Wu

____Red-Breasted Merganser Wf

____Masked Duck Ro

____Ruddy Duck WfSu

____Wild Turkey Ru

____Northern Bobwhite Ru

____Pacific Loon Wo

____Common Loon Wf

____Least Grebe Rf

____Pied-Billed Grebe Rc

____Horned Grebe Wr

____Eared Grebe Wf

____Masked Booby So

____Northern Gannet Wu

____American White Pelican WaSu

____Brown Pelican Ra

____Neotropic Cormorant Rc

____Double-Crested Cormorant WaSr

____Anhinga Ru

____Magnificent Frigatebird Sf

____American Bittern Wr

____Least Bittern SfWr

____Great Blue Heron Ra

____Great Egret Ra

____Snowy Egret Rc

____Little Blue Heron Rf

____Tricolored Heron Rc

____Reddish Egret Rf

____Cattle Egret ScWr

____Green Heron SfWr

____Black-Crowned Night-Heron Rf

____Yellow-Crowned Night-Heron Ru

____White Ibis Rf

____Glossy Ibis Rr

____White-Faced Ibis Ru

____Roseate Spoonbill Rf

____Wood Stork Su

____Black Vulture Rf

____Turkey Vulture Ra

____Osprey WcSu

____Swallow-Tailed Kite Mr

____White-Tailed Kite Rr

____Mississippi Kite Mf

____Bald Eagle Wu

____Northern Harrier Wf

____Sharp-Shinned Hawk Wu

____Cooper's Hawk WfSr

____Harris's Hawk Rf

____Red-Shouldered Hawk Rf

____Broad-Winged Hawk Mc

____Swainson's Hawk MfSr

____White-Tailed Hawk Rf

____Zone-Tailed Hawk Ro

____Red-Tailed Hawk WaSu

____Ferruginous Hawk Wr

____Crested Caracara Rc

____American Kestrel Wa

____Merlin Wu

____Aplomado Falcon Rr

____Peregrine Falcon Wf

____Prairie Falcon Wo

____Black Rail Rr

____Clapper Rail Rf

____King Rail Ru

____Virginia Rail Wu

____Sora WcSr

____Purple Gallinule Su

____Common Moorhen Rc

____American Coot WaSr

____Sandhill Crane Wc

____Whooping Crane Wf

____Black-Bellied Plover WcSu

____American Golden-Plover Mf

____Snowy Plover Ru

____Wilson's Plover SfWo

____Semipalmated Plover Rf

____Piping Plover WcSr

____Killdeer Rc

____Mountain Plover Wr

____American Oystercatcher Ru

____Black-Necked Stilt Rf

____American Avocet Rf

____Greater Yellowlegs WcSu

____Lesser Yellowlegs WfSr

____Solitary Sandpiper MuWr

____Willet Ra

____Spotted Sandpiper Wf

____Upland Sandpiper Mu

____Whimbrel MuWr

____Long-Billed Curlew WcSu

____Hudsonian Godwit Mr

____Marbled Godwit WfSr

____Ruddy Turnstone WcSu

____Red Knot MfWu

____Sanderling WaSf

____Semipalmated Sandpiper Mc

____Western Sandpiper Wf

____Least Sandpiper WcSu

____White-Rumped Sandpiper Mu

____Baird's Sandpiper Mu

____Pectoral Sandpiper Mc

____Dunlin Wc

____Stilt Sandpiper McWu

____Buff-Breasted Sandpiper Mu

____Short-Billed Dowitcher Wu

____Long-Billed Dowitcher WcSr

____Wilson's Snipe Wf

____American Woodcock Wr

____Wilson's Phalarope Mf

____Red-Necked Phalarope Mo

____Laughing Gull Ra

____Bonaparte's Gull Wu

____Ring-Billed Gull WaSr

____Herring Gull WcSr

____Thayer's Gull Wo

____Lesser Black-Backed Gull Wu

____Glaucous Gull Wo

____Gull-Billed Tern SfWu

____Caspian Tern Rf

____Royal Tern Rc

____Sandwich Tern SaWr

____Common Tern McSuWr

____Forster's Tern Rc

____Least Tern ScWo

____Sooty Tern So

____Black Tern Sa

____Brown Noddy So

____Black Skimmer Rf

____Rock Pigeon Ra

____Eurasian Collared-Dove Ra

____White-Winged Dove Rc

____Mourning Dove Ra

____Inca Dove Rf

____Common Ground-Dove Rf

____White-Tipped Dove Ru

____Monk Parakeet Ru

____Black-Billed Cuckoo Mr

____Yellow-Billed Cuckoo MfSu

____Greater Roadrunner Ru

____Groove-Billed Ani SuWr

____Barn Owl Ru

____Eastern Screech-Owl Ru

____Great Horned Owl Rf

____Burrowing Owl Wu

____Barred Owl Rf

____Short-Eared Owl Wr

____Lesser Nighthawk Su

____Common Nighthawk Sf

____Common Pauraque Rf

____Common Poorwill Rr

____Chuck-Will's-Widow Mf

____Eastern Whip-Poor-Will Mr

____Chimney Swift Sc

____Buff-Bellied Hummingbird SfWu

____Ruby-Throated Hummingbird MaWr

____Black-Chinned Hummingbird MuSuWr

____Anna's Hummingbird Wo

____Rufous Hummingbird Wr

____Allen's Hummingbird Wo

____Ringed Kingfisher Ro

____Belted Kingfisher WcSr

____Green Kingfisher Rr

____Red-Headed Woodpecker Wo

____Golden-Fronted Woodpecker Rc

____Red-Bellied Woodpecker Rc

____Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker Wu

____Ladder-Backed Woodpecker Rf

____Downy Woodpecker Wr

____Northern Flicker Wr

____Pileated Woodpecker Rr

____Olive-Sided Flycatcher Mu

____Eastern Wood-Pewee Mc

____Yellow-Bellied Flycatcher Mu

____Acadian Flycatcher Mc

____Alder Flycatcher Mu

____Willow Flycatcher Mc

____Least Flycatcher MfWr

____Eastern Phoebe Wc

____Say's Phoebe Wu

____Vermilion Flycatcher WfSr

____Ash-Throated Flycatcher SfWo

____Great Crested Flycatcher Mc

____Brown-Crested Flycatcher SfWo

____Great Kiskadee Rf

____Couch's Kingbird Rf

____Western Kingbird Su

____Eastern Kingbird Mc

____Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher SaWr

____Loggerhead Shrike WcSr

____White-Eyed Vireo Rc

____Bell's Vireo Mr

____Yellow-Throated Vireo Mu

____Plumbeous Vireo Wo

____Blue-Headed Vireo Wu

____Warbling Vireo Mf

____Philadelphia Vireo Mu

____Red-Eyed Vireo Mf

____Yellow-Green Vireo Mo

____Green Jay Ru

____American Crow Rf

____Chihuahuan Raven Rr

____Horned Lark Ru

____Purple Martin Sc

____Tree Swallow Wu

____Northern Rough-Winged Swallow McWr

____Bank Swallow Mu

____Cliff Swallow Sa

____Cave Swallow SaWu

____Barn Swallow SaWr

____Carolina Chickadee Ru

____Black-Crested Titmouse Ru

____Verdin Ru

____Red-Breasted Nuthatch Wo

____Brown Creeper Wo

____Cactus Wren Ru

____Carolina Wren Rc

____Bewick's Wren Ru

____House Wren Wc

____Winter Wren Wr

____Sedge Wren Wf

____Marsh Wren Wc

____Golden-Crowned Kinglet Wr

____Ruby-Crowned Kinglet Wa

____Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher Ru

____Black-Tailed Gnatcatcher Ro

____Eastern Bluebird WuSr

____Veery Mu

____Gray-Cheeked Thrush Mu

____Swainson's Thrush Mc

____Hermit Thrush Wu

____Wood Thrush Mf

____Clay-Colored Thrush Wo

____American Robin Wf

____Gray Catbird Wf

____Northern Mockingbird Ra

____Sage Thrasher Wo

____Brown Thrasher Wr

____Long-Billed Thrasher Rf

____Curve-Billed Thrasher Ru

____European Starling Ra

____American Pipit Wf

____Sprague's Pipit Wu

____Cedar Waxwing Wu

____Blue-Winged Warbler Mu

____Golden-Winged Warbler Mr

____Tennessee Warbler Mc

____Orange-Crowned Warbler Wc

____Nashville Warbler MfWr

____Northern Parula McWr

____Tropical Parula Mo

____Yellow Warbler McWr

____Chestnut-Sided Warbler Mf

____Magnolia Warbler Mf

____Cape May Warbler Mr

____Black-Throated Blue Warbler Mr

____Yellow-Rumped Warbler Wa

____Black-Throated Gray Warbler MoWo

____Black-Throated Green Warbler McWr

____Townsend's Warbler Mo

____Hermit Warbler Mo

____Blackburnian Warbler Mu

____Yellow-Throated Warbler MuWr

____Pine Warbler Wu

____Prairie Warbler MrWo

____Palm Warbler Wr

____Bay-Breasted Warbler Mu

____Blackpoll Warbler Mu

____Cerulean Warbler Mr

____Black-and-White Warbler McWu

____American Redstart MfWr

____Prothonotary Warbler Mu

____Worm-Eating Warbler Mu

____Swainson's Warbler MrSr

____Ovenbird MfWr

____Northern Waterthrush McWr

____Louisiana Waterthrush Mc

____Kentucky Warbler Mu

____Mourning Warbler Mu

____MacGillivray's Warbler Mo

____Common Yellowthroat Wc

____Hooded Warbler Mf

____Wilson's Warbler MfWu

____Canada Warbler Mu

____Yellow-Breasted Chat McWr

____Summer Tanager McWo

____Scarlet Tanager Mu

____Western Tanager MrWr

____Olive Sparrow Ru

____Green-Tailed Towhee Wo

____Spotted Towhee Wr

____Eastern Towhee Wo

____Cassin's Sparrow ScWu

____Chipping Sparrow Wc

____Clay-Colored Sparrow MfWu

____Field Sparrow Wu

____Vesper Sparrow Wf

____Lark Sparrow Rf

____Black-Throated Sparrow Rr

____Lark Bunting Wr

____Savannah Sparrow Wa

____Grasshopper Sparrow WuSr

____LeConte's Sparrow Wu

____Nelson's Sharp-Tailed Sparrow Wu

____Seaside Sparrow Ru

____Fox Sparrow Wo

____Song Sparrow Wr

____Lincoln's Sparrow Wc

____Swamp Sparrow Wf

____White-Throated Sparrow Wr

____White-Crowned Sparrow Wf

____Northern Cardinal Ra

____Pyrrhuloxia Rc

____Rose-Breasted Grosbeak Mf

____Black-Headed Grosbeak MrWr

____Blue Grosbeak Mf

____Lazuli Bunting Mr

____Indigo Bunting McWo

____Painted Bunting MfSuWo

____Dickcissel McSc

____Bobolink Mr

____Red-Winged Blackbird Ra

____Eastern Meadowlark Rf

____Western Meadowlark Wu

____Yellow-Headed Blackbird MuWr

____Brewer's Blackbird Wu

____Common Grackle Wu

____Boat-Tailed Grackle Rc

____Great-Tailed Grackle Ra

____Bronzed Cowbird ScWr

____Brown-Headed Cowbird Rc

____Orchard Oriole Mc

____Hooded Oriole Mo

____Bullock's Oriole MuSu

____Baltimore Oriole McWr

____Audubon's Oriole Ru

____House Finch Ro

____Pine Siskin Wr

____Lesser Goldfinch Rr

____American Goldfinch Wf

____House Sparrow Ra