Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually

Birds

brochure Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually - Birds

Birds at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Washington. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

J F M AM J J ASO ND ___ Hooded Merganser* ___ Common Merganser ___ Red-breasted Merganser ___ Ruddy Duck Quail ___ California Quail* Loons ___ Red-throated Loon ___ Pacific Loon ___ Common Loon SS Grebes ___ Pied-billed Grebe* ___ Horned Grebe ___ Red-necked Grebe ___ Eared Grebe ___ Western Grebe Cormorants ___ Brandt’s Cormorant ___ Double-crested Cormorant ___ Pelagic Cormorant Pelicans ___ Brown Pelican SE Herons and Bitterns ___ American Bittern* ___ Great Blue Heron* ___ Great Egret ___ Green Heron* Vultures ___ Turkey Vulture Ospreys, Hawks, and Harriers ___ Osprey ___ White-tailed Kite ___ Bald Eagle* SS ___ Northern Harrier ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ Cooper’s Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk* Falcons ___ American Kestrel* ___ Merlin ___ Peregrine Falcon SS Rails, Gallinules, and Coots ___ Virginia Rail* ___ Sora* ___ American Coot* Cranes ___ Sandhill Crane SE Plovers, Stilts and Avocets ___ Black-bellied Plover ___ Semipalmated Plover J F M AM J J ASO ND ___ Killdeer* Snipe and Sandpipers ___ Spotted Sandpiper* ___ Solitary Sandpiper ___ Greater Yellowlegs ___ Lesser Yellowlegs ___ Whimbrel ___ Red Knot ___ Sanderling ___ Western Sandpiper ___ Least Sandpiper ___ Baird’s Sandpiper ___ Pectoral Sandpiper ___ Dunlin ___ Short-billed Dowitcher ___ Long-billed Dowitcher ___ Wilson’s Snipe* ___ Wilson’s Phalarope* ___ Red-necked Phalarope Gulls and Terns ___ Bonaparte’s Gull ___ Mew Gull ___ Ring-billed Gull ___ Western Gull ___ California Gull ___ Herring Gull ___ Thayer’s Gull ___ Glaucous-winged Gull ___ Glaucous-winged X West. Hybrid ___ Glaucous Gull ___ Caspian Tern ___ Black Tern ___ Common Tern Auks, Murres, and Puffins ___ Pigeon Guillemot ___ Marbled Murrelet ST, FT ___ Rhinoceros Auklet Pigeons and Doves ___ Rock Pigeon ___ Band-tailed Pigeon* ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Mourning Dove Owls ___ Barn Owl* ___ Great Horned Owl* ___ Snowy Owl ___ Barred Owl ___ Long-eared Owl ___ Short-eared Owl* Swifts ___ Vaux’s Swift J F M AM J J ASO ND Hummingbirds ___ Anna’s Hummingbird* ___ Rufous Hummingbird* Kingfishers ___ Belted Kingfisher Woodpeckers ___ Red-breasted Sapsucker* ___ Downy Woodpecker* ___ Hairy Woodpecker* ___ Northern Flicker* ___ Pileated Woodpecker* Flycatchers ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher ___ Western Wood-pewee* ___ Willow Flycatcher* ___ Pacific-slope Flycatcher* Shrikes ___ Northern Shrike Vireos ___ Cassin’s Vireo* ___ Hutton’s Vireo* ___ Warbling Vireo* Jays, Magpies, and Crows ___ Steller’s Jay ___ Western Scrub Jay ___ American Crow* ___ Common Raven Larks, Swallows ___ Purple Martin ___ Tree Swallow* ___ Violet-green Swallow* ___ N. Rough-winged Swallow* ___ Bank Swallow ___ Cliff Swallow* ___ Barn Swallow* Titmice, Bushtits ___ Black-capped Chickadee* ___ Chestnut-backed Chickadee* ___ Bushtit* Nuthatches, Creepers ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch* ___ Brown Creeper* Wrens ___ Bewick’s Wren* ___ House Wren ___ Pacific Wren* ___ Marsh Wren* Kinglets ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet* ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Thrushes ___ Swainson’s Thrush* ___ Hermit Thrush* ___ American Robin* ___ Varied Thrush Starlings ___ European Starling* Pipits ___ American Pipit Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing* Wood-Warblers ___ Orange-crowned Warbler* ___ Nashville Warbler ___ Yellow Warbler* ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler* ___ Black-throated Gray Warbler* ___ Townsend’s Warbler ___ MacGillivray’s Warbler* ___ Common Yellowthroat* ___ Wilson’s Warbler* Towhees, Sparrows ___ Spotted Towhee* ___ Savannah Sparrow* ___ Fox Sparrow ___ Song Sparrow* ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ White-crowned Sparrow* ___ Golden-crowned Sparrow Juncos, Buntings ___ Dark-eyed Junco* Tanagers ___ Western Tanager* Cardinals ___ Black-headed Grosbeak* ___ Lazuli Bunting Blackbirds ___ Red-winged Blackbird* ___ Western Meadowlark* ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird* ___ Brewer’s Blackbird* ___ Brown-headed Cowbird* ___ Bullock’s Oriole* Finches ___ Purple Finch* ___ House Finch* ___ Red Crossbill ___ Pine Siskin* ___ American Goldfinch* ___ Evening Grosbeak J F M AM J J ASO ND Accidentals – only a few records of occurrence on Nisqually Delta. They are not reasonably expected to be found more often than once every several years, if ever again. ___ Ross’s Goose ___ Mute Swan ___ Canvasback ___ Long-tailed Duck ___ Mountain Quail ___ Northern Bobwhite ___ Ring-necked Pheasant* ___ Ruffed Grouse ___ Yellow-billed Loon ___ Short-tailed Shearwater ___ Leach’s Storm-petrel ___ American White Pelican ___ Snowy Egret ___ Cattle Egret ___ Northern Goshawk ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ Ferruginous Hawk ___ Rough-legged Hawk ___ Gyrfalcon ___ Prairie Falcon ___ American Golden-Plover ___ Pacific Golden-Plover ___ Black-necked Stilt ___ American Avocet ___ Willet ___ Long-billed Curlew ___ Marbled Godwit ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper ___ Sharp-tailed Sandpiper ___ Ruff ___ Black-headed Gull ___ Franklin’s Gull ___ Heermann’s Gull ___ Iceland Gull ___ Slaty-backed Gull ___ Parasitic Jaeger ___ Common Murre ___ Ancient Murrelet ___ Northern Pygmy-Owl ___ Northern Saw-whet Owl ___ Common Nighthawk ___ Lewis’s Woodpecker ___ Vermillion Flycatcher ___ Western Kingbird ___ Red-eyed Vireo* ___ Black-billed Magpie ___ Horned Lark ___ Western Bluebird ___ Townsend’s Solitaire ___ Northern Mockingbird ___ American Tree Sparrow ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ Sage Sparrow ___ Swamp Sparrow ___ Harris’s Sparrow ___ Bobolink Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Bird Checklist This list is current as of May 2012. The birds’ common names and taxonomic order are categorized into family groups in accordance with the American Ornithologists’ Union Checklist (7th ed., 1998) and supplements (2000-2010). abundant: Common and in relatively large numbers (species specific). common: Likely to be seen during visits to proper habitat. SE uncommon: Probably present in proper habitat, but not likely to be seen. rare: If present, only in small numbers; very infrequent, perhaps less than annual. ST Notes * - Nesting recorded on Nisqually Delta FT - Federally listed threatened species SE - State listed endangered species ST - State listed threatened species SS - State listed sensitive species Swans, Geese, and Ducks ___ Greater White-fronted Goose ___ Snow Goose ___ Cackling Goose ___ Canada Goose* ___ Brant ___ Trumpeter Swan ___ Tundra Swan ___ Wood Duck* ___ Gadwall* ___ Eurasian Wigeon ___ American Wigeon ___ Mallard* ___ Blue-winged Teal* ___ Cinnamon Teal* ___ Northern Shoveler* ___ Northern Pintail* ___ Green-winged Teal* ___ Ring-necked Duck* ___ Greater Scaup ___ Lesser Scaup ___ Surf Scoter ___ White-winged Scoter ___ Black Scoter ___ Bufflehead ___ Common Goldeneye ___ Barrow’s Goldeneye J F M AM J J ASO ND

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