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GEESE,  SWANS, & DUCKS

Anseriformes

  Black-bellied Whistling-Duck      Found mainly in the south tip of Texas  

  Fulvous Whistling-Duck Utah Profile    Song    
  Bean Goose      Anser fabalis  (Eurasian species)  
  Pink-footed Goose      Anser brachyrhynchus (rare vagrant)  
  Greater White-fronted Goose Utah Profile Song  
  Emperor Goose      West coast of Alaska & Aleutian Islands  

  Snow Goose Utah Profile Song  
  Ross's Goose Utah Profile Song  
  Brant Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Barnacle Goose      Branta leucopsis (vagrant in Maritime Provinces)  
  Cackling Goose Utah Profile Song  
  Canada Goose Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Mute Swan      Found along the central Atlantic coast  
  Trumpeter Swan Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Tundra Swan Utah Profile Song, flock    
  Whooper Swan      Regular winter visitor in the Aleutians  
  Muscovy Duck      Central & no. part of South America  
  Wood Duck Utah Profile Song  
  Gadwall Utah Profile Song  
  Falcated Duck      Anas falcata (Rare in Aleutians & Pribilofs)  
 
  Eurasian Wigeon Utah Profile Song  
  American Wigeon Utah Profile Song  
  American Black Duck Utah Profile Song  
  Mallard Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Mottled Duck      Mostly found along the se coast of the US  
  Blue-winged Teal Utah Profile Song, #2  

  Cinnamon Teal

Utah Proflie Song  
  Northern Shoveler Utah Profile Song  
  Northern Pintail Utah Profile Song  
  Garganey Utah Profile Song  

  Baikal Teal      Along the west coast of North America  
  Green-winged Teal Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Canvasback Utah Profile Song  
  Redhead Utah Profile Song  
  Common Pochard      Aythya ferina  
  Ring-necked Duck Utah Profile Song  
  Tufted Duck (unofficial) Utah Profile Song  
  Greater Scaup Utah Profile Female  
  Lesser Scaup Utah Profile Song  
  Steller's Eider      West coasts of Alaska & in the Aleutian Islands  
  Spectacled Eider      Found along the west coasts of Alaska  
  King Eider      Along the coasts of Canada & Alaska  
  Common Eider      Along the coasts of Canada & the eastern US  
  Harlequin Duck Utah Profile Song  
  Surf Scoter Utah Profile Song  
  White-winged Scoter Utah Profile Song  
  Black Scoter Utah Profile Song  
  Bufflehead Utah Profile Song  
  Common Goldeneye Utah Profile Song  

  Barrow's Goldeneye Utah Profile Song  
  Long-tailed Duck (Oldsquaw) Utah Profile Song  
  Smew      A  rare visitor to the Aleutions Islands of Alaska
  Hooded Merganser Utah Profile Song  
  Common Merganser Utah Profile Song  
  Red-breasted Merganser Utah Profile Song  
  Masked Duck      Nomonyx dominicus  
  Ruddy Duck Utah Profile    Song  
       

QUAIL, PHEASANTS & GROUSE

Galliformes

  Plain Chachalaca       Found in the southern tip of Texas  

  Mountain Quail   Oreortyx pictus  
  Scaled Quail Utah Profile   Song    
  California Quail Utah Profile Song  
  Gambel's Quail Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Northern Bobwhite  (Introduced) Utah Profile Song  
  Montezulma Quail   Cyrtonyx montezumae  
  Chukar Utah Profile Song  
  Gray Partridge Utah Profile Song  
  Ring-necked Pheasant Utah Profile Song
  Ruffed Grouse Utah Profile Song  
  Greater Sage-Grouse  (Sage Grouse) Utah Profile Song, Owyhee Mtns  
  Gunnison Sage-Grouse Utah Profile Song  
  Spruce Grouse       Found through most of Canada  
  Willow Ptarmigan       Mainly in Alaska & northern Canada  

  Rock Ptarmigan       Mainly in Alaska & northern Canada  
  White-tailed Ptarmigan Utah Profile Song  
  Dusky Grouse  (Blue Grouse) Utah Proflie  Song  
  Sooty Grouse   Dendragapus fuliginosus  
  Sharp-tailed Grouse Utah Profile Song  
  Greater Prairie-Chicken       From N. Dakota to Oklahoma  
  Lesser Prairie-Chicken       Around the Texas panhandle area  
  Wild Turkey Utah Profile Song  
       

LOONS

Gaviiformes

  Red-throated Loon Utah Profile Song    
  Arctic Loon       Mainly along the west coast of Alaska  
  Pacific Loon Utah Profile Song  
  Common Loon Utah Profile Call, yodel  
  Yellow-billed Loon Utah Profile   Song  
        

GREBES

Podicipediformes

  Least Grebe   Tachybaptus dominicus  
  Pied-billed Grebe Utah Profile    Song      
  Horned Grebe Utah Profile Song  
  Red-necked Grebe Utah Profile Song  
  Eared Grebe Utah Profile Song  
  Western Grebe Utah Profile Song  
  Clark's Grebe Utah Profile Song  
        

FLAMINGOS

Phoenicopteriformes

  American Flamingo   Phoenicopterus ruber  
     Utah has a Chilean Flamingo -- we call Pink Floyd --  that visits the shores of the Great Sal Lake in the winter.  
       

ALBATROSS

Procellariformes

  Black-footed Albatross      
  Layson Albatross       Most abundant albatross in the north Pacific  
  Short-tailed Albatross      

STORKS

Ciconiiformes

  Wood Stork Utah Profile   Song  
        
       

FRIGATEBIRDS & CORMORANTS

Suliformes

  Northern Gannet       Found mainly along the east coast of the US in winter  
  Brandt's Cormorant       Found along the west coat of North America  
  Magnificent Frigatebird Utah Profile    Song      
  Lesser Frigatebird       Found in Hawaii  
  Neotropic Cormorant Utah Profile Song  
  Double-crested Cormorant Utah Profile Song  

  Great Cormorant   Phalacrocorax carbo  
  Red-faced Cormorant       Found in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska  
  Pelagic Cormorant   Phalacrocorax pelagicus  
  Anhinga       Found mainly along the Gulf of Mexico and in Florida  
       

PELICANS, EGRETS & IBISES

Pelecaniformes

Pelicans

Pelecanidae
  American White Pelican Utah Profile Song        
  Brown Pelican Utah Profile     Song  
        

Bitterns, Herons & Egrets

Threskiornithidae
  American Bittern Utah Profile     Song  
  Least Bittern Utah Profile Song  
  Great Blue Heron Utah Profile Song  
  Great Egret Utah Profile Song  
  Little Egret Egretta garzetta
  Snowy Egret Utah Profile Song
  Little Blue Heron Utah Profile Song  
  Tricolored Heron Utah Profile Song  
  Reddish Egret Utah Profile Song  
  Cattle Egret Utah Profile Song  
  Green Heron Utah Profile Song  

  Black-crowned Night-Heron Utah Profile Song  
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Utah Profile Song  
        

Ibises & Spoonbills

Threskiornithidae
  White Ibis  Utah Profile     Song
  Scarlet Ibis   Eudocimus ruber  
  Glossy Ibis Utah Profile Song  
  White-faced Ibis  Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Roseate Spoonbill Utah Profile Song  
        

VULTURES, HAWKS & EAGLES

Falconiformes

Vultures

Cathartidae

  Black Vulture      Found mainly in the se US.  
  Turkey Vulture Utah Profile     Song  
  California Condor  (Introduced) Utah Pprofile Song  
       

Osprey

Pandionidae

  Osprey Utah Profile     Song                  
        

Hawks & Eagles

Accipitridae

  Hook-billed Kite   Chondrohierax uncinatus  

  Swallow-tailed Kite       Found along the southeastern coast of the United States  
  White-tailed Kite Utah Profile     Song  
  Snail Kite   Rostrhamus sociabilis  
  Mississippi Kite   Ictinia mississippiensis  
  Bald Eagle Utah Profile Song  
  Northern Harrier Utah Profile Song  
  Sharp-shinned Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  Cooper's Hawk Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Northern Goshawk Utah Profile Song  
  Common Black-Hawk  Utah Profile Song  
  Harris's Hawk  (Unconfirmed) (none)    
  Red-shouldered Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  Broad-winged Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  Gray Hawk Utah Profile Song

  Short-tailed Hawk   Buteo brachyurus  
  Swainson's Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  White-tailed Hawk       Mostly south coastal area of Texas  
  Zone-tailed Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  Red-tailed Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  Ferruginous Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  Rough-legged Hawk Utah Profile Song  
  Golden Eagle Utah Profile Song  
       

FALCONS

Falconiformes

  Crested Caracara (Unconfirmed) (none) Song  
  American Kestrel Utah Profile     Song    
  Merlin Utah Profile Male  
  Aplomado Falcon      mainly in west Texas and south New Mexico  
  Gyrfalcon Utah Profile Song  
  Peregrine Falcon Utah Profile Song  
  Prairie Falcon Utah Profile Song
  

CRANES, RAILS, etc.

Gruiformes

  Yellow Rail   Coturnicops noveboracensis  
  Black Rail   Laterallus jamaicensis  
  Clapper Rail       Mainly along the coasts of the US except nw.  
  King Rail      South and south east coast of the US  
  Virginia Rail Utah Profile     Song    
  Sora Utah Profile Song, calls  
  Purple Gallinule Utah Profile Song  
  Common Gallinule (C. Moorhen) Utah Profile Song  
  Hawaiian Coot      Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands  
  American Coot Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Limpkin      Found mainly in Florida  
  Sandhill Crane Utah Profile Song  
  Whooping Crane      Winter in Alberta, Canada; summer in Texas  
        
  
 | Geese to Cranes | Shorebirds to Woodpeckers | Flycatchers to Longspurs | Warblers to Weaver Finches |
  

 
  

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