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SHOREBIRDS etc.

Charadriiformes

Thick-knees Burhinidae
  Double-striped Thick-knee       Very rare vagrant, one seen in Texas  
     
     
Plovers Charadriidae
  Northern Lapwing      Vagrant along the east coast of North America  
  Black-bellied Plover Utah Profile    Song        
  European Golden Plover      Vagrant along the northeastern coast of the US  
  American Golden-Plover Utah Profile Song  
  Pacific Golden-Plover Utah Profile Song  
  Lesser Sand-Plover  (Mongolian P.)      Along the w coast of the US & the n coast of AK  
  Greater Sand-Plover      Vagrant, seen in Florida    
  Collared Plover      Vagrant to southwest Texas    
  Snowy Plover Utah Profile Song  
  Wilson's Plover      Mainly along the south and east coasts of the US  
  Common Ringed Plover      Mainly in the Aleutian Islands & west coast of Alaska  
  Semipalmated Plover Utah Profile Song  
  Piping Plover      South central Canada & NE plus along e. & s. coasts of US  
  Little Ringed Plover      Vagrant to North America    
  Killdeer Utah Profile Song  

  Mountain Plover Utah Profile Song
  Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus
 
Oystercatchers Haematopodidae
  Eurasian Oystercatcher      Vagrant, mainly to the coast of Newfoundland  
  American Oystercatcher      Along the US coasts, except the nw  
  Black Oystercatcher      Along the west coast of North America  
        
Stilts & Avocets Recurvirostridae
  Black-winged Stilt      Vagrant in western Alaska    
  Black-necked Stilt Utah Profile    Song  
  American Avocet Utah Profile Song  
        
Jacanas Jacanidae
  Northern Jacana      Vagrant, southern extremes of Texas and Arizona  
       
       
Sandpipers, etc. Scolopacidae
  Terek Sandpiper    

 

  Common Sandpiper    
  Spotted Sandpiper Utah Profile    Song     
  Green Sandpiper      Found in the islands of western Alaska  
  Solitary Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Wandering Tattler Utah Profile Song  
  Spotted Redshank      Vagrant, sporadic in lower 48 states & w islands of AK  
  Greater Yellowlegs Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Willet Utah Profile Song, West  
  Lesser Yellowlegs Utah Profile Song  
  Marsh Sandpiper      Found mainly in the islands of western Alaska  
  Wood Sandpiper      Vagrant mainly to Alaska  
  Common Redshank      Vagrant, mainly in Newfoundland  
  Upland Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Little Curlew      
  Eskimo Curlew      
  Whimbrel Utah Profile Song  
  Bristle-thighed Curlew       West coast of Alaska  
  Far Eastern Curlew    
  Slender-billed Curlew    
  Eurasian Curlew      Atlantic coast of NA from Newfoundland to MA  
  Long-billed Curlew Utah Profile Song  
  Black-tailed Godwit      Rare, mainly along the East Coast of the US  
  Hudsonian Godwit Utah Profile Song  
  Bar-tailed Godwit       West coast of Alaska  
  Marbled Godwit Utah Profile Song  
  Ruddy Turnstone Utah Profile Song  
  Black Turnstone       West coast of North America  
  Surfbird       West coast of North America  
  Great Knot    
  Red Knot Utah Profile Song  
  Sanderling Utah Profile Song  
  Semipalmated Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  

  Western Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Red-necked Stint   Calidris ruficollis  
  Little Stint      Found rarely along both the E & W Coasts of NA  
  Temminck's Stint    
  Long-toed Stint      Found in the islands and coast of western Alaska    
  Least Sandpiper Utah Profile Song    
  White-rumped Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Baird's Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Pectoral Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Purple Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Rock Sandpiper       West coast of North America  
  Dunlin Utah Profile Song  
  Curlew Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Stilt Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Spoon-billed Sandpiper      
  Buff-breasted Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Ruff Utah Profile Song
  Short-billed Dowitcher Utah Profile Song  
  Long-billed Dowitcher Utah Profile Song  
  Jack Snipe      
  Wilson's Snipe   (Common Snipe) Utah Profile Song, #2, calls, winnow  
  Common Snipe      Mainly in Aleutian Islands of AK during migration  
  Pin-tailed Snipe    
  Solitary Snipe      Vagrant to the Aleutian Islands of Alaska  
  American Woodcock       Mainly eastern United States  
  Wilson's Phalarope Utah Profile Song  

  Red-necked Phalarope   Utah Profile Song  
  Red Phalarope Utah Profile Song  
        
Pratincoles Glareolidae
  Oriental Pratincole        
         

Gulls, Terns, etc.

Laridae

  Swallow-tailed Gull    
  Black-legged Kittiwake Utah Profile Song  
  Red-legged Kittiwake      Found off the south and west coasts of Alaska  
  Ivory Gull      Found off the ne coast of Canada & the sw coast of AK  
  Sabine's Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Bonaparte's Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Gray-hooded Gull      Vagrant, seen in the panhandle of FL & northern NJ    
  Black-headed Gull      Mainly along the east coast of Canada  

  Little Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Ross's Gull   Rhodostethia rosea  
  Laughing Gull   Utah Profile Song  
  Franklin's Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Belcher's Gull      Accidental,  seen off the coast of s CA & G. coast of FL    
  Black-tailed Gull      Vagrant along all coasts of North America  
  Herrmann's Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Mew Gull Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Ring-billed Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Western Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Yellow-footed Gull Utah Profile Song  
  California Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Herring Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Yellow-legged Gull      Vagrant to northeastern North America  
  Thayer's Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Iceland Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Lesser-Black-backed Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Slaty-backed Gull      Mainly near Nome AK & rarely along the US West Coast  
  Glaucous-winged Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Glaucous Gull Utah Profile Song  
  Great Black-backed Gull      Found Mainly along the East coast of North America.  

  Kelp Gull      Along the western Gulf Coast of the United States  
  Brown Noddy      Found along the East & Gulf Coasts of the United States  
  Black Noddy      Mainly in Hawaii & rarely along the Gulf Coast  
  White Tern  (H)      Found mainly on the island of Oahu in Hawaii  
  Sooty Tern      Mainly off  the south & east coasts of the US  
  Bridled Tern      Rare, mainly found along the East Coast of the US.  
  Aleutian Tern   Onychoprion aleuticus  
  Least Tern Utah Profile Song  
  Large-billed Tern      Vagrant across North America  
  Gull-billed Tern      Along the South and East coasts of the United States  
  Caspian Tern Utah Profile Song  
  Black Tern Utah Profile Song  
  White-winged Tern      Vagrant to mid-west coast & ne US & islands of western AK  
  Whiskered Tern      Accidental, sightings in New Jersey and Delaware  
  Roseate Tern   Sterna dougallii  
  Common Tern Utah Profile Song  
  Arctic Tern      Summers in Alaska and northern Canada  
  Forster's Tern Utah Profile Song  
  Royal Tern      Along the s. part of the e. and w. coasts & along the s. US coast  

  Sandwich Tern      Found mainly along the south and east coasts of the US  
  Elegant Tern      Found along the west coast of the United States  
  Black Skimmer      Mainly along the south and east coasts of the US  
        

SKUAS & JAEGERS

Stercorariidae

  Great Skua      Along the e coast of NA down to North Carolina       

  South Polar Skua      Found off both coasts of North America  
  Pomarine Jaeger  Utah Profile Song  
  Parasitic Jaeger  Utah Profile Song  
  Long-tailed Jaeger Utah Profile Song  
       

MURRES, AUKS & PUFFINS

Alcidae

  Dovekie      Mainly off the e coast of NA & w coast of Alaska    
  Common Murre      Mainly off the East & West coasts of North America  
  Thick-billed Murre      Mostly in the north of both the e & w coasts of NA  
  Razorbill      Along the East coast of n. US & s.Canada  
  Great Auk    
  Black Guillemot      Along the n coast of NA & the e coast down to VA  
  Pigeon Guillemot      Found along the West coasts of North America  
  Xantus's Murrelet         Synthliboramphus hypoleucus  
  Craveri's Murrelet         Synthliboramphus craveri
  Ancient Murrelet Utah Profile     Song
  Kittlitz's Murrelet         Brachyramphus brevirostris
  Scripps's Murrelet  
  Guadlupe Murrelet    
  Marbled Murrelet      Found along the west coast of North America  
  Long-billed Murrelet         Brachyramphus perdix  
  Cassin's Auklet      Found along the west coast of North America  
  Parakeet Auklet     Found mainly off the coast of Alaska  
  Least Auklet      Found in the western islands of Alaska  
  Whiskered Auklet      Mainly in the islands of western Alaska  
  Crested Auklet      Mainly of the west & south coasts of Alaska  
  Rhinoceros Auklet      Found along the West Coast of North America  
  Atlantic Puffin      Found mainly along the northeastern NA coast  
  Horned Puffin      Mainly along the West Coast of Alaska & Canada  
  Tufted Puffin      Found mainly along the west coast of NA  
     

DOVES & PIGEONS

Columbiformes

  Rock Pigeon  (Rock Dove) Utah Profile    Song, #2    

  Scaly-naped Pigeon    
  White-crowned Pigeon      Found along the Florida Keys & south coast.  
  Red-billed Pigeon      Along the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas  
  Band-tailed Pigeon Utah Profile Song  
  Oriental Turtle-Dove      Rare in western Alaska and British Columbia  
  European Turtle-Dove      
  Eurasian Collared-Dove Utah Profile Song  
  Spotted Dove      Southern coastal area of California  
  White-winged Dove Utah Profile Song, #2, Texas  
  Zebra Dove  (H)      On all main islands of Hawaii  
  Zenaida Dove      Vagrant to the Florida Keys  
  Mourning Dove Utah Profile Song  
  Inca Dove Utah Profile Song  
  Common Ground-Dove Utah Profile Song  
  Ruddy Ground-Dove Utah Profile Song  
  White-tipped Dove      Found in the southern tip of Texas  
  Key-West Quail-Dove      Florida Keys and southern tip of Florida  
  Ruddy Quail-Dove      
       

PARROTS AND THEIR ALLIES

Psittacidae

  Budgerigar      
  Red-masked Parakeet  (H)      Found mainly on the big island of Hawaii    
  Rose-ringed Parakeet      Established populations in Florida & Hawaii    
  Rosy-faced Lovebird      Established population in the Phoenix, AZ area    
  Nanday Parakeet    (Black-hooded)      Mainly in Florida and California    
  Monk Parakeet      Colonies in CT, NY, FL, TX, Il. OR., and others  
  Carolina Parakeet    
  Green Parakeet      Vagrant to the lower Rio Grande Valley of TX  
  Thick-billed Parrot    
  White-winged Parakeet      
  Red-crowned Parrot      S tip of TX & in the LA & San Diego areas of CA  
       

CUCKOO etc.

Cuculiformes

  Common Cuckoo      

  Oriental Cuckoo      
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo Utah Profile    Song       
  Mangrove Cuckoo      Mainly in southern Florida  
  Black-billed Cuckoo Utah Profile Song  
  Greater Roadrunner Utah Profile Song  
  Smooth-billed Ani      Mainly in southern Florida  
  Groove-billed Ani     Along the Texas Gulf Coast & Rio Grande Valley  
        

OWLS

Strigiformes

  Barn Owl Utah Profile    Song  
  Flammulated Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Oriental Scops-Owl      Vagrant to the western Aleutian Islands of Alaska  
  Western Screech-Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Eastern Screech-Owl      Found mainly in the eastern United States.  
  Whiskered Screech-Owl      Found mostly in southeast Arizona  
  Great Horned Owl Utah Profile Song, chick  

  Snowy Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Northern Hawk-Owl      Mainly from central Alaska through se. Canada  
  Northern Pygmy-Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl      In south central AZ and the southern tip of TX  
  Elf Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Burrowing Owl Utah Profile Song, alarm, rattle, rattle#2  
  Mottled Owl      Vagrant to Rio Grande Valley in Texas  
  Spotted Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Barred Owl      Found in the eastern US and southern Canada  
  Great Gray Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Long-eared Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Stygian Owl      
  Short-eared Owl Utah Profile Clap,  
  Boreal Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Northern Saw-whet Owl Utah Profile Song  
  Brown Hawk-Owl      
       

GOATSUCKERS

Caprimulgiformes

  Lesser Nighthawk Utah Profile    Song  

  Common Nighthawk Utah Profile Song  
  Antillean Nighthawk   Chordeiles gundlachii  
  Common Pauraque      Found in the southern tip of Texas.  
  Common Poorwill Utah Profile Song  
  Chuck-will's-widow   Caprimulgus carolinensis  
  Buff-collared Nightjar   Caprimulgus ridgwayi  
  Eastern Whip-poor-will      
  Mexican Whip-poor-will Utah Profile Song  
  Gray Nightjar      
       

HUMMINGBIRDS, etc.

Apodiformes

Swifts

Apodidae

  Black Swift Utah Profile    Song  
  White-collared Swift      Vagrant mainly to Florida  
  Chimney Swift Utah Profile Song  
  Vaux's Swift Utah Profile Song  
  Common Swift      Vagrant to the islands of western Alaska  
  Fork-tailed Swift      
  White-throated Swift Utah Profile Song  
  Antillean Palm-Swift      Vagrant to the Florida Keys  
       

Hummingbirds

Trochilidae

  Green Violetear      Rare, mainly in southern Texas  

  Green-breasted Mango      Rare in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas  
  Broad-billed Hummingbird Utah Profile    Song  
  White-eared Hummingbird      Found rarely along the US border with Mexico  
  Berylline Hummingbird   Amazilia beryllina  
  Buff-bellied Hummingbird      Mainly in the s tip of TX & rare, along the Gulf Coast  
  Violet-crowned Hummingbird    
  Blue-throated Hummingbird      Found mostly in southeast Arizona  
  Bahama Woodstar      
  Magnificent Hummingbird Utah Profile Song  
  Plain-capped Starthroat   Heliomaster constantii  
  Lucifer Hummingbird      Along the MX border from SE AZ to the s. tip of TX  
  Ruby-throated Hummingbird Utah Profile Song  
  Black-chinned Hummingbird Utah Profile Song  
  Anna's Hummingbird Utah Profile Song, call  
  Costa's Hummingbird Utah Profile Song  
  Bumblebee Hummingbird        
  Calliope Hummingbird Utah Profile Song  

  Broad-tailed Hummingbird Utah Profile Song, #2, feather trills  
  Rufous Hummingbird Utah Profile Song  
  Allen's Hummingbird Utah Profile Song  
  Cinnamon Hummingbird      
  Xantus's Hummingbird        
         

TROGONS

Trogoniformes

  Elegant Trogon      Found mainly in southeastern Arizona.  
  Eared Quetzal   (Eared Trogon)   Euptilotis neoxenus  
       

HOOPOES

Upupiformes

  Eurasian Hoopoe      Vagrant to western Alaska         
       
       

KINGFISHERS

Coraciiformes

  Ringed Kingfisher      Found in the southern tip of Texas,  
  Belted Kingfisher Utah Profile    Song         
  Amazon Kingfisher      Vagrant, seen in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas  
  Green Kingfisher      South central Texas  to the lower Rio Grande Valley  
       

WOODPECKERS

Piciformes

  Eurasian Wryneck      Vagrant to western Alaska  
  Lewis's Woodpecker Utah Profile      Song  
  Red-headed Woodpecker Utah Profile Song  
  Acorn Woodpecker Utah Profile Song, #2  
  Gila Woodpecker      Found mainly in southern Arizona  
  Golden-fronted Woodpecker      Found mainly in Texas  
  Red-bellied Woodpecker      Eastern half of the United States  
  Williamson's Sapsucker Utah Profile Song  
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Utah Profile Song  
  Red-naped Sapsucker Utah Profile Drum  
  Red-breasted Sapsucker Utah Profile Song  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker      Vagrant to the Aleutian Islands and sw Alaska    
  Ladder-backed Woodpecker Utah Profile Song, drum  
  Nuttall's Woodpecker      Found mainly in California  
  Downy Woodpecker Utah Profile Song  
  Hairy Woodpecker Utah Profile Song, #2
  Arizona Woodpecker      Found mainly in southeastern Arizona
  Red-cockaded Woodpecker      Found in the southeastern United States
  White-headed Woodpecker      Mainly in the Cascade & Sierra Nevada mts. of w. US  
  American Three-toed Woodpecker    Utah Profile Song, morning  
  Black-backed Woodpecker      Found mainly in southern Canada & the Canadian Rockies.

  Northern Flicker Utah Profile Song, #2
  Gilded Flicker Utah Profile Song
  Pileated Woodpecker      Found mainly In e. US, s Canada, and middle west coast of NA.
 
  
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