Taxonomic List - Big Ram Photography

Taxonomical List

(Updated to follow AOU's 7th checklist)



Ducks, Geese, and Swans - Anatidae
Black-bellied Whistling-duck
Fulvous Whistling-duck
Tundra Bean-Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Empreror Goose
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Mottled Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
American green-winged Teal
Eurasian Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Steller's Eider
Spectacled Eider
King Eider
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Masked Duck
Ruddy Duck

Curassows and Guans - Cracidae
Plain Chachalacha

New World Quail - Odontophoridae
Scaled Quail
California Quail
Gambel's Quail
Northern Bobwhite

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, and Old World Quail- Phasianidae
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Spruce Grouse
Willow Ptarmigan
Rock Ptarmigan
White-tailed Ptarmigan
Sharp-tailed Grouse

Loons - Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon
Arctic Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Yellow-billed Loon

Grebes - Podicipedidae
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Clark's Grebe

Albatrosses - Diomedeidae
Black-footed Albatross
Laysan Albatross

Shearwaters and Petrels - Procellariidae
Northern Fulmar
Sooty Shearwater
Pink-footed Shearwater
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Buller's Shearwater
Manx Shearwater

Frigatebirds - Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird

Boobies and Gannets - Sulidae
Red-footed Booby
Brown Booby

Cormorants - Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant

Pelicans - Pelecanidae
White Pelican
Brown Pelican

Bitterns, Herons, and Allies - Ardeidae
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolor Heron
Reddish Egret
Cattle Egret
Green Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-heron

Ibises and Spoonbills - Threskiornithidae
White-faced Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill

New World Vultures - Cathartidae
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture

Ospreys - Pandionidae

Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies - Accipitridae
Swallow-tailed Kite
White-tailed Kite
Bald Eagle
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Common Black Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Gray Hawk
Red-shoulder Hawk
Swanson's Hawk
White-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Golden Eagle

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots - Rallidae
Clapper Rail
Common Moorhen
American Coot

Cranes - Gruidae
Sandhill Cranes

Stilts and Avocets - Recurvirostridae
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet

Oystercatchers - Haematopodidae
Black Oystercatcher

Lapwings and Plovers - Charadriidae
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-plover
Pacific Golden-plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover

Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies - Scolopacidae
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Gray-tailed Tattler
Wandering Tattler
Lesser Yellowlegs
Bristle-thighed Curlew
Hudsonian Godwit
Bar-tailed Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Black Turnstone
Stilt Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Rock Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectorial Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope

Skuas and Jaegers - Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger

Auks, Murres, and Puffins - Alcidae
Common Murre
Thick-billed Murre
Black Guillemont
Pigeon Guillemont
Cassin's Auklet
Kittlitz's murrelet
Ancient Murrelet
Parakeet Auklet
Rhinoceros Auklet
Tufted Puffin

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers - Laridae
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ivory Gull
Sabine's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Ross's Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Heerman's Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Western Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Glaucous Gull
Aleutian Tern
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Black Skimmer

Pigeons and Doves - Columbidae
Rock Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Inca Dove
White-tipped Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove

Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis - Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Greater Roadrunner

Owls - Strigidae,Tytonidae
Barn Owl
Great-horned Owl
Snowy Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Burrowing Owl
Spotted Owl
Great Gray Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl

Goatsuckers - Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk
Common Poorwill

Hummingbirds - Trochilidae
Blue-throated Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufus Hummingbird
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Trogons, Kingfishers - Trogonidae, Alcedinidae
Elegant Trogon
Ringed Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Green Kingfisher

Woodpeckers and Allies - Picidae
Lewis Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
Gila Woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-naped Sapsucker
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Arizona Woodpecker
American Three-toed Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Gilded Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker

Caracaras and Falcons - Falconidae
Crested Caracara
American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon

Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots - Psittacidae
Green Parakeet

Tyrant Flycatchers - Tyrannidae
Western Wood-Pewee
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Hammond's Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Buff-breasted Flycatcher
Black Pheobe
Eastern Pheobe
Say's Pheobe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Couch's Kingbird
Cassin's Kingbird
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Shrikes - Laniidae
Northern Shrike
Loggerhead Shrike

Vireos - Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo
Bell's Vireo
Black-capped Vireo
Gray Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Plumbeous Vireo
Cassin's Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo

Jays and Crows - Corvidae
Gray Jay
Green Jay
Pinyon Jay
Steller's Jay
Blue Jay
Western Scrub Jay
Mexican Jay
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven

Larks - Alaudidae
Horned Lark

Swallows - Hirundinidae
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Cave Swallow
Barn Swallow

Chickadees and Titmice - Paridae
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Mexican Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Bridled Titmouse
Juniper Titmouse
Tufted Titmouse

Verdin - Remizidae, Bushtits - Aegithalidae

Nuthatches - Sittidae, Creepers - Certhiidae
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch

Wrens - Troglodytidae
Rock Wren
Canyon Wren
House Wren
Pacific Wren
Sedge Wren
Marsh Wren
Carolina Wren
Bewick's Wren
Cactus Wren

Gnatcatchers - Polioptilidae
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Dippers - Cinclidae
American Dipper

Kinglets - Regulidae
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Leaf Warblers - Phylloscopidae
Arctic Warbler

Old World Flycatchers - Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear

Thrushes - Turdidae
Eastern Bluebird
Western Bluebird
Townsend's Solitare
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
Dusky Thrush
Clay-colored Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush

Mockingbirds and Thrashers - Mimidae
Gray Catbird
Curve-billed Thrasher
Brown Thrasher
Long-billed Thrasher
Crissal Thrasher
Northern Mockingbird

Starlings - Sturnidae
European Starling

Accentors - Prunellidae, Wagtails and Pipits -Motacillidae
Siberian Accentor
Eastern Yellow Wagtail
American Pipit

Waxwings - Bombycillidae, Silky-flycatchers - Ptiliogonatidae
Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing

Olive Warblers - Peucedramidae
Olive Warbler

Longspurs and Snow Buntings - Calcariidae
Lapland Longspur
Smith's Longspur
Snow Bunting

Wood-Warblers - Parulidae
Worm-eating Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Black-and-White Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Kirtland's Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Palm Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Wabler

Yellow-rumped Wabler

Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Grace's Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsed's Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Golden-cheeked Warbler
Rufous-capped Warbler
Canada Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Red-faced Warbler
Painted Redstart
Yellow-breasted Chat

Emberizids - Emberizidae
Olive Sparrow
Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhee
Canyon Towhee
Rufous-winged Sparrow
Botteri's Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Black-chinned Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Five-striped Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
Sagebrush Sparrow
Lark Bunting
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-Crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Cardinals, Piranga Tanagers and Allies - Cardinalidae
Hepatic Tanager
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Crimson-collared Grosbeak
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting

Blackbirds - Icteridae
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed blackbird
Rusty's Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Common Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
Bronzed Cowbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Hooded Oriole
Bullock's Oriole
Altamira Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Scott's Oriole

Fringilline and Cardueline Finches and Allies - Fringillidae
Gray-crowned Rosy-finch
Pine Grosbeak
House Finch
Purple Finch
White-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Pine Siskin
Lesser Goldfinch
American Goldfinch

Old World Sparrows - Passeridae
House Sparrow

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