Big Lake SP

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Checklist of Birds

230 species recorded in this park (Updated: 11/24/2022)

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

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