Lake of the Ozarks SP

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Checklist of Birds

200 species recorded in this park (Updated: 5/19/2021)

           Snow Goose            Warbling Vireo
           Ross's Goose            Red-eyed Vireo
           Greater White-fronted Goose            Blue Jay
           Cackling Goose            American Crow
           Canada Goose            Fish Crow
           Mute Swan            Carolina Chickadee
           Wood Duck            Black-capped Chickadee
           Blue-winged Teal            Tufted Titmouse
           Northern Shoveler            Bank Swallow
           Gadwall            Tree Swallow
           American Wigeon            Northern Rough-winged Swallow
           Mallard            Purple Martin
           Northern Pintail            Barn Swallow
           Green-winged Teal            Cliff Swallow
           Lesser Scaup            Ruby-crowned Kinglet
           Common Goldeneye            Golden-crowned Kinglet
           Hooded Merganser            Cedar Waxwing
           Common Merganser            Red-breasted Nuthatch
           Northern Bobwhite            White-breasted Nuthatch
           Wild Turkey            Brown Creeper
           Greater Prairie-Chicken            Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
           Pied-billed Grebe            House Wren
           Red-necked Grebe            Winter Wren
           Rock Pigeon            Sedge Wren
           Mourning Dove            Carolina Wren
           Yellow-billed Cuckoo            Bewick's Wren
           Black-billed Cuckoo            Gray Catbird
           Common Nighthawk            Brown Thrasher
           Chuck-will's-widow            Northern Mockingbird
           Eastern Whip-poor-will            European Starling
           Chimney Swift            Eastern Bluebird
           Ruby-throated Hummingbird            Gray-cheeked Thrush
           American Coot            Swainson's Thrush
           Killdeer            Hermit Thrush
           Semipalmated Plover            Wood Thrush
           Least Sandpiper            American Robin
           Pectoral Sandpiper            House Sparrow
           American Woodcock            American Pipit
           Wilson's Snipe            House Finch
           Spotted Sandpiper            Purple Finch
           Solitary Sandpiper            Pine Siskin
           Lesser Yellowlegs            American Goldfinch
           Greater Yellowlegs            Lark Sparrow
           Red Phalarope            Chipping Sparrow
           Black-legged Kittiwake            Field Sparrow
           Bonaparte's Gull            Fox Sparrow
           Black-headed Gull            Dark-eyed Junco
           Little Gull            White-crowned Sparrow
           Ring-billed Gull            White-throated Sparrow
           Herring Gull            Savannah Sparrow
           Caspian Tern            Song Sparrow
           Black Tern            Lincoln's Sparrow
           Forster's Tern            Swamp Sparrow
           Pacific Loon            Eastern Towhee
           Double-crested Cormorant            Yellow-breasted Chat
           American White Pelican            Yellow-headed Blackbird
           Brown Pelican            Eastern Meadowlark
           Great Blue Heron            Orchard Oriole
           Great Egret            Baltimore Oriole
           Green Heron            Red-winged Blackbird
           Yellow-crowned Night-Heron            Brown-headed Cowbird
           Black Vulture            Rusty Blackbird
           Turkey Vulture            Common Grackle
           Osprey            Ovenbird
           Northern Harrier            Worm-eating Warbler
           Sharp-shinned Hawk            Louisiana Waterthrush
           Cooper's Hawk            Northern Waterthrush
           Bald Eagle            Golden-winged Warbler
           Mississippi Kite            Blue-winged Warbler
           Red-shouldered Hawk            Black-and-white Warbler
           Broad-winged Hawk            Prothonotary Warbler
           Swainson's Hawk            Tennessee Warbler
           Red-tailed Hawk            Orange-crowned Warbler
           Eastern Screech-Owl            Nashville Warbler
           Great Horned Owl            Kentucky Warbler
           Barred Owl            Common Yellowthroat
           Belted Kingfisher            Hooded Warbler
           Red-headed Woodpecker            American Redstart
           Red-bellied Woodpecker            Northern Parula
           Yellow-bellied Sapsucker            Magnolia Warbler
           Downy Woodpecker            Bay-breasted Warbler
           Hairy Woodpecker            Blackburnian Warbler
           Northern Flicker            Yellow Warbler
           Pileated Woodpecker            Chestnut-sided Warbler
           American Kestrel            Blackpoll Warbler
           Merlin            Black-throated Blue Warbler
           Peregrine Falcon            Palm Warbler
           Great Crested Flycatcher            Pine Warbler
           Eastern Kingbird            Yellow-rumped Warbler
           Olive-sided Flycatcher            Yellow-throated Warbler
           Eastern Wood-Pewee            Prairie Warbler
           Yellow-bellied Flycatcher            Black-throated Green Warbler
           Acadian Flycatcher            Wilson's Warbler
           Least Flycatcher            Summer Tanager
           Eastern Phoebe            Scarlet Tanager
           Say's Phoebe            Northern Cardinal
           White-eyed Vireo            Rose-breasted Grosbeak
           Yellow-throated Vireo            Blue Grosbeak
           Blue-headed Vireo            Indigo Bunting
           Philadelphia Vireo            Dickcissel

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