Big Lake SP

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Checklist of Birds

215 species recorded in this park (Updated: 7/30/2019)

           Snow Goose            Western Kingbird
           Ross's Goose            Eastern Kingbird
           Greater White-fronted Goose            Olive-sided Flycatcher
           Cackling Goose            Eastern Wood-Pewee
           Canada Goose            Alder Flycatcher
           Trumpeter Swan            Willow Flycatcher
           Wood Duck            Least Flycatcher
           Blue-winged Teal            Eastern Phoebe
           Northern Shoveler            Loggerhead Shrike
           Gadwall            Bell's Vireo
           American Wigeon            Yellow-throated Vireo
           Mallard            Blue-headed Vireo
           Northern Pintail            Philadelphia Vireo
           Green-winged Teal            Warbling Vireo
           Canvasback            Red-eyed Vireo
           Redhead            Blue Jay
           Ring-necked Duck            American Crow
           Lesser Scaup            Fish Crow
           Bufflehead            Horned Lark
           Common Goldeneye            Bank Swallow
           Hooded Merganser            Tree Swallow
           Common Merganser            Northern Rough-winged Swallow
           Red-breasted Merganser            Purple Martin
           Ruddy Duck            Barn Swallow
           Northern Bobwhite            Cliff Swallow
           Ring-necked Pheasant            Black-capped Chickadee
           Wild Turkey            Tufted Titmouse
           Pied-billed Grebe            White-breasted Nuthatch
           Horned Grebe            Brown Creeper
           Eared Grebe            House Wren
           Western Grebe            Sedge Wren
           Rock Pigeon            Marsh Wren
           Eurasian Collared-Dove            Carolina Wren
           Mourning Dove            Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
           Yellow-billed Cuckoo            Golden-crowned Kinglet
           Black-billed Cuckoo            Ruby-crowned Kinglet
           Common Nighthawk            Eastern Bluebird
           Chimney Swift            Gray-cheeked Thrush
           Ruby-throated Hummingbird            Swainson's Thrush
           American Coot            American Robin
           American Avocet            Gray Catbird
           Black-bellied Plover            Brown Thrasher
           American Golden-Plover            Northern Mockingbird
           Killdeer            European Starling
           Semipalmated Plover            Cedar Waxwing
           Snowy Plover            House Sparrow
           Upland Sandpiper            American Pipit
           Hudsonian Godwit            House Finch
           Ruff            Pine Siskin
           Stilt Sandpiper            American Goldfinch
           Sanderling            Lapland Longspur
           Dunlin            Grasshopper Sparrow
           Baird's Sandpiper            Lark Sparrow
           Least Sandpiper            Chipping Sparrow
           White-rumped Sandpiper            Clay-colored Sparrow
           Buff-breasted Sandpiper            Field Sparrow
           Pectoral Sandpiper            American Tree Sparrow
           Semipalmated Sandpiper            Dark-eyed Junco
           Western Sandpiper            White-crowned Sparrow
           Short-billed Dowitcher            Harris's Sparrow
           Long-billed Dowitcher            White-throated Sparrow
           Wilson's Snipe            Vesper Sparrow
           Spotted Sandpiper            LeConte's Sparrow
           Solitary Sandpiper            Nelson's Sparrow
           Lesser Yellowlegs            Savannah Sparrow
           Greater Yellowlegs            Song Sparrow
           Wilson's Phalarope            Lincoln's Sparrow
           Bonaparte's Gull            Swamp Sparrow
           Franklin's Gull            Spotted Towhee
           Ring-billed Gull            Eastern Towhee
           Herring Gull            Yellow-breasted Chat
           Caspian Tern            Bobolink
           Black Tern            Eastern Meadowlark
           Forster's Tern            Western Meadowlark
           Pacific Loon            Orchard Oriole
           Neotropic Cormorant            Baltimore Oriole
           Double-crested Cormorant            Red-winged Blackbird
           American White Pelican            Brown-headed Cowbird
           Least Bittern            Rusty Blackbird
           Great Blue Heron            Brewer's Blackbird
           Great Egret            Common Grackle
           Snowy Egret            Ovenbird
           Little Blue Heron            Northern Waterthrush
           Cattle Egret            Black-and-white Warbler
           Green Heron            Prothonotary Warbler
           Black-crowned Night-Heron            Tennessee Warbler
           Turkey Vulture            Orange-crowned Warbler
           Osprey            Nashville Warbler
           Northern Harrier            Mourning Warbler
           Cooper's Hawk            Common Yellowthroat
           Bald Eagle            Hooded Warbler
           Red-tailed Hawk            American Redstart
           Eastern Screech-Owl            Northern Parula
           Great Horned Owl            Magnolia Warbler
           Barred Owl            Bay-breasted Warbler
           Belted Kingfisher            Yellow Warbler
           Red-headed Woodpecker            Chestnut-sided Warbler
           Red-bellied Woodpecker            Blackpoll Warbler
           Yellow-bellied Sapsucker            Yellow-rumped Warbler
           Downy Woodpecker            Black-throated Green Warbler
           Hairy Woodpecker            Wilson's Warbler
           Northern Flicker            Summer Tanager
           Pileated Woodpecker            Northern Cardinal
           American Kestrel            Rose-breasted Grosbeak
           Merlin            Blue Grosbeak
           Peregrine Falcon            Indigo Bunting
           Prairie Falcon            Dickcissel
           Great Crested Flycatcher

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