Big Lake SP

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Checklist of Birds

230 species recorded in this park (Updated: 4/16/2022)

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