Lake of the Ozarks SP

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Checklist of Birds

200 species recorded in this park (Updated: 10/4/2022)

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

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