Big Lake SP

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Checklist of Birds

211 species recorded in this park (Updated: 11/16/2017)

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

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