Big Lake SP

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Checklist of Birds

212 species recorded in this park (Updated: 3/17/2018)

           Snow Goose            Great Crested Flycatcher
           Ross's Goose            Western Kingbird
           Greater White-fronted Goose            Eastern Kingbird
           Cackling Goose            Olive-sided Flycatcher
           Canada Goose            Eastern Wood-Pewee
           Trumpeter Swan            Alder Flycatcher
           Wood Duck            Willow Flycatcher
           Blue-winged Teal            Least Flycatcher
           Northern Shoveler            Eastern Phoebe
           Gadwall            Loggerhead Shrike
           American Wigeon            Bell's 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            Horned Lark
           Bufflehead            Purple Martin
           Common Goldeneye            Tree Swallow
           Hooded Merganser            Northern Rough-winged Swallow
           Common Merganser            Bank Swallow
           Red-breasted Merganser            Cliff Swallow
           Ruddy Duck            Barn Swallow
           Northern Bobwhite            Black-capped Chickadee
           Ring-necked Pheasant            Tufted Titmouse
           Wild Turkey            White-breasted Nuthatch
           Pied-billed Grebe            Brown Creeper
           Horned Grebe            House Wren
           Eared Grebe            Sedge Wren
           Western Grebe            Marsh Wren
           Rock Pigeon            Carolina Wren
           Eurasian Collared-Dove            Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
           Mourning Dove            Golden-crowned Kinglet
           Yellow-billed Cuckoo            Ruby-crowned Kinglet
           Black-billed Cuckoo            Eastern Bluebird
           Common Nighthawk            Gray-cheeked Thrush
           Chimney Swift            Swainson's Thrush
           Ruby-throated Hummingbird            American Robin
           American Coot            Gray Catbird
           American Avocet            Brown Thrasher
           Black-bellied Plover            Northern Mockingbird
           American Golden-Plover            European Starling
           Snowy Plover            Cedar Waxwing
           Semipalmated Plover            House Sparrow
           Killdeer            American Pipit
           Upland Sandpiper            House Finch
           Hudsonian Godwit            Pine Siskin
           Ruff            American Goldfinch
           Stilt Sandpiper            Lapland Longspur
           Sanderling            Spotted Towhee
           Dunlin            Eastern Towhee
           Baird's Sandpiper            American Tree Sparrow
           Least Sandpiper            Chipping Sparrow
           White-rumped Sandpiper            Clay-colored Sparrow
           Buff-breasted Sandpiper            Field Sparrow
           Pectoral Sandpiper            Vesper Sparrow
           Semipalmated Sandpiper            Lark Sparrow
           Western Sandpiper            Savannah Sparrow
           Short-billed Dowitcher            Grasshopper Sparrow
           Long-billed Dowitcher            LeConte's Sparrow
           Wilson's Snipe            Nelson's Sparrow
           Spotted Sandpiper            Song Sparrow
           Solitary Sandpiper            Lincoln's Sparrow
           Lesser Yellowlegs            Swamp Sparrow
           Greater Yellowlegs            White-throated Sparrow
           Wilson's Phalarope            Harris's Sparrow
           Bonaparte's Gull            White-crowned Sparrow
           Franklin's Gull            Dark-eyed Junco
           Ring-billed Gull            Yellow-breasted Chat
           Herring Gull            Bobolink
           Caspian Tern            Eastern Meadowlark
           Black Tern            Western Meadowlark
           Forster's Tern            Orchard Oriole
           Pacific Loon            Baltimore Oriole
           Neotropic Cormorant            Red-winged Blackbird
           Double-crested Cormorant            Brown-headed Cowbird
           American White Pelican            Rusty Blackbird
           Least Bittern            Brewer's Blackbird
           Great Blue Heron            Common 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
           Eastern Screech-Owl            Magnolia Warbler
           Great Horned 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

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