Lake of the Ozarks SP

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Checklist of Birds

201 species recorded in this park (Updated: 6/5/2023)

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

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