Big Lake SP

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Checklist of Birds

226 species recorded in this park (Updated: 9/6/2020)

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

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