Bear River

Birds

brochure Bear River - Birds

Birds of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (a National Wildlife Refuge NWR) in Utah. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

HUMMINGBIRDS _____ Black-chinned Hummingbird . . . . US _____ Broad-tailed Hummingbird . . . . . US _____ Rufous Hummingbird . . . . . . .UM FLYCATCHERS _____ Willow Flycatcher _____ Gray Flycatcher . _____ Dusky Flycatcher _____ Say’s Phoebe . . _____ Western Kingbird* _____ Eastern Kingbird* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RM . RM . RM . OM . CS . US SHRIKES _____ Loggerhead Shrike . . . . . . . UP _____ Northern Shrike . . . . . . . . . OW JAYS & CROWS _____ Black-billed Magpie* . . . . . . CP _____ American Crow . . . . . . . . . RP _____ Common Raven* . . . . . . . . CP LARKS _____ Horned Lark* . . . . . . . . . . CP SWALLOWS _____Tree Swallow . . . . . . . . UM, OS _____ Violet-green Swallow . . . . . . UM _____ Northern Rough-winged Swallow . US _____ Bank Swallow . . . . . . . . . US _____ Cliff Swallow* . . . . . . . . . CS _____ Barn Swallow* . . . . . . . . . CS CHICKADEES _____ Black-capped Chickadee . . . . . _____ Mountain Chickadee . . . . . . . RP RP WRENS _____ Rock Wren . . . . . . . . . . OM _____ Marsh Wren* . . . . . . . . . . CS KINGLETS _____Ruby-crowned Kinglet . . . . . . UM THRUSHES _____ Mountain Bluebird . _____ Townsend’s Solitaire _____ Hermit Thrush . . . _____ American Robin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RM RW OM UP WARBLERS _____ Orange-crowned Warbler _____ Virginia’s Warbler . . . _____ Yellow Warbler . . . . _____ Yellow-rumped Warbler . _____ MacGillivray’s Warbler . _____ Common Yellowthroat* . _____ Wilson’s Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OM . . RM UM, OS . . UM . . RM . . CS . . UM GROSBEAKS & BUNTINGS _____ Black-headed Grosbeak . . . . . OM _____ Lazuli Bunting . . . . . . . . . OM SPARROWS _____ American Tree Sparrow . . . . . UW _____ Chipping Sparrow . . . . . . . . RM _____ Brewer’s Sparrow* . . . . . . . US _____ Vesper Sparrow* . . . . . . UM, OS _____ Lark Sparrow . . . . . . . . UM, OS _____ Savannah Sparrow* . . . . . . . US _____ Grasshopper Sparrow* . . . . . . RS _____ Song Sparrow* . . . . . . . . . CP _____ Lincoln’s Sparrow . . . . . . . . OM _____ White-crowned Sparrow . . . CM, UW _____ Dark-eyed Junco . . . . . . . UW _____ Lapland Longspur . . . . . . . RW _____ Snow Bunting . . . . . . . . . OW _____ House Sparrow* . . . . . . . . CP BLACKBIRDS & ORIOLES _____ Bobolink . . . . . . . _____ Red-winged Blackbird* . _____ Yellow-headed Blackbird* _____ Western Meadowlark* . _____ Brewer’s Blackbird*. . . _____ Brown-headed Cowbird* . _____ Bullock’s Oriole* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RM . CP . CS . CP . UP . OS . US RM STARLINGS _____ European Starling* . . . . . . . CP MIMICS _____ Northern Mockingbird . . . . . _____ Sage Thrasher* . . . . . . . . RM OS FINCHES _____ House Finch* . . . . . . . . . . . CP _____ American Goldfinch . . . . . . . . CP _____ Lesser Goldfinch . . . . . . . . .OM CM RARE AND ACCIDENTAL : Greater White-fronted Goose, Lark Bunting, Red-hroated Loon, Neotropic Cormorant, Brant, Black Scoter, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Red Phalarope, White-winged Dove, Plumbeous Vireo.House Wren . . . . . . . . Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Bird List TANAGERS _____ Western Tanager . . . . . . . . OM GNATCATCHERS _____Blue-gray Gnatcatcher . . . . . . PIPITS _____ American Pipit U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service The information for this list comes from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service checklist (2006) and was prepared by the Refuge in 2011 in accordance with the 7th A.O.U checklist and 42nd supplement. Seasonal / Abundance Codes C = Common (likely to be seen in suitable habitat) U = Uncommon (present, but not always seen) O = Occasional (seen only a few times per season) R = Rare (Few sightings over several years) P = Permanent (year-round resident) S = Summer (present during Nesting season) W = Winter (November through March) M = Migratory (seen Spring and/or Fall migration) * Species known to nest/breed on the Refuge Bird Checklist: Bear River MBR LOONS _____ Pacific Loon . . . . . . . . . RM _____ Common Loon . . . . . . . . . UM GREBES _____ Pied-billed Grebe*. _____ Horned Grebe . . _____ Eared Grebe* . . . _____ Western Grebe* . . _____ Clark’s Grebe* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CS, UW . RW US, CM CS, RW CS, RW PELICANS & CORMORANTS _____ American White Pelican . . . . . CS _____ Double-crested Cormorant* . . . . CS BITTERNS, HERONS, IBISES _____ American Bittern . . . . . . . . _____ Great Blue Heron * . . . . . . . _____ Great Egret* . . . . . . . . . . _____ Snowy Egret* . . . . . . . . . _____ Cattle Egret*. . . . . . . . . . _____ Black-crowned Night-Heron* . . . _____ White-faced Ibis*. . . . . . . . RS CP OS CS CS CS CS SWANS, GEESE & DUCKS _____ Tundra Swan . . . . . . . CM, RW _____ Trumpeter Swan . . . . . . . . RW _____ Snow Goose . . . . . . . . . UM _____ Ross’s Goose . . . . . . . . . RM _____ Canada Goose*. . . . . . . . . CP _____ Wood Duck . . . . . . . . . . OM _____ Gadwall* . . . . . . . . . CS, UW _____ Eurasian Wigeon . . . . . . . . RM _____ American Wigeon* . . . . . CM, UW _____ Mallard* . . . . . . . . . . . .CP _____ Northern Pintail* . . . . . CS, UW _____ Northern Shoveler*. . . . . CS, UW _____ Blue-winged Teal* . . . . . . . .US _____ Cinnamon Teal* . . . . . . CS, RW _____ Green-winged Teal* . . . . US, CW _____ Canvasback* . . . . . . . UM, RW _____ Redhead*. . . . . . . . . . CS, RW _____ Ring-necked Duck . . . . . .OM, RW _____ Greater Scaup. . . . . . . . . . RM _____ Lesser Scaup . . . . . . . . CM, UW _____ Surf Scoter . . . . . . . . . . RW _____ White-winged Scoter . . . . . . RW _____ Long-tailed Duck . . . . . . . RW _____ Bufflehead . . . . . . . . CM, UW _____ Common Goldeneye . . . . CM, UW _____ Barrow’s Goldeneye . . . . . . RW SWANS, GEESE & DUCKS (cont.) _____ Hooded Merganser . . _____ Common Merganser . . _____ Red-breasted Merganser _____ Ruddy Duck* . . . . . . . . OM, RW . . . OM, OW . . . C M, OW . . . CS, UW VULTURES, OSPREY, EAGLES, HAWKS & FALCONS _____ Turkey Vulture . . . . . . . OM, CS _____ Osprey . . . . . . . . . . . . . RM _____ Bald Eagle . . . . . . . . . OM, CW _____ Golden Eagle . . . . . . . . . . UP _____ Northern Harrier* . . . . . . . . CP _____ Sharp-shinned Hawk . . . . UM, OW _____ Cooper’s Hawk . . . . . . . UM, OW _____ Northern Goshawk . . . . . . RM, RW _____ Swainson’s Hawk*. . . . . . . . CS _____ Red-tailed Hawk* . . . . . . . . CP _____ Ferruginous Hawk . . . . . . OM, OW _____ Rough-legged Hawk . . . . . . . . CW _____ American Kestrel* . . . . . . . . CP _____ Merlin . . . . . . . . . . . OM, UW _____ Peregrine Falcon . . . . . . . . . UP _____ Prairie Falcon . . . . . . . . . . UP PHEASANTS, GROUSE & QUAIL _____ Ring-necked Pheasant* . . . . . . UP RAILS & CRANES _____ Virginia Rail* . . . _____ Sora*. . . . . . . _____ Common Moorhen* _____ American Coot* . . _____ Sandhill Crane* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CS . . CS . . RS . . CP CM, US PLOVERS, SANPIPERS & OTHER SHOREBIRDS _____ Black-bellied Plover . . . . . . . OM _____ American Golden-Plover . . . . . RM _____ Snowy Plover* . . . . . . . . . US _____ Semipalmated Plover . . . . . . . OM _____ Killdeer* . . . . . . . . . . CS, RW _____ Black-necked Stilt8 . . . . . . . CS _____ American Avocet*. . . . . . . CS, CM _____ Greater Yellowlegs . . . . . . . UM _____ Lesser Yellowlegs. . . . . . . . UM _____ Solitary Sandpiper . . . . . . . . UM _____ Willet* . . . . . . . . . . . . US _____ Spotted Sandpiper* . . . . . . . UM _____ Whimbrel . . . . . . . . . . . RM _____ Long-billed Curlew* . . . . . . US _____ Marbled Godwit . . . . . . . . CM _____ Ruddy Turnstone . . . . . . . . RM _____ Red Knot . . . . . . . . . . . RM PLOVERS, SANPIPERS & SHOREBIRDS (cont.) _____ Sanderling . . . . . . . . . . . OM _____ Semipalmated Sandpiper . . . . . OM _____ Western Sandpiper . . . . . . . CM _____ Least Sandpiper . . . . . . . . . UM _____ Baird’s Sandpiper . . . . . . . . UM _____ Pectoral Sandpiper . . . . . . . . OM _____ Dunlin . . . . . . . . . . . . RM _____ Stilt Sandpiper . . . . . . . . . OM _____ Short-billed Dowitcher . . . . . . OM _____ Long-billed Dowitcher . . . . . . CM _____ Wilson’s Snipe* . . . . . . . UM, US _____ Wilson’s Phalarope* . . . . . CM, US _____ Red-necked Phalarope . . . . . . UM GULLS & TERNS _____ Franklin’s Gull* . _____ Bonaparte’s Gull _____ Ring-billed Gull* _____ California Gull* . _____ Herring Gull . . _____ Thayer’s Gull . _____ Glaucous Gull . _____ Sabine’s Gull . . _____ Caspian Tern* . _____ Common Tern . _____ Forster’s Tern* . _____ Black Tern* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CS . . . UM . .CM, CS . . . CP . UM, UW . . . RM . . . RW . . . OM . . . US . . . OM . . . CS . .UM, US PIGEONS & DOVES _____ Rock Pigeon* . . . . . . . . . . UP _____ Mourning Dove* . . . . . . . . . UP _____ Eurasian Collared-Dove . . . . . . UP OWLS _____ Barn Owl . . . . _____ Long-eared Owl . _____ Short-eared Owl* _____ Great Horned Owl _____ Burrowing Owl* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UP RP UP UP US NIGHTJARS _____ Common Nighthawk . . . . . . . UM _____ Common Poorwill . . . . . . . . RM SWIFTS _____ White-throated Swift . . . . . . . OM WOODPECKERS _____ Downy Woodpecker . . . . . . . _____ Northern Flicker . . . . . . . . OP UP KINGFISHERS _____ Belted Kingfisher . . . . . . . . UP

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