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GEESE,  SWANS, & DUCKS

Anseriformes

  Black-bellied Whistling-Duck      Found mainly in the south tip of Texas  (ID / Song)

  Fulvous Whistling-Duck Utah Profile    ID / Song  
  Taiga Bean Goose      Migrant through islands of western Alaska  
  Tundra Bean Goose    
  Pink-footed Goose      Vagrant, e coast of NA from Newfoundland to MD  
  Greater White-fronted Goose    Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Lesser White-fronted Goose      
  Graylag Goose      Vagrant to the northern part of the east coast of NA  

  Emperor Goose      West coast of Alaska & Aleutian Islands  (ID / Song)
  Snow Goose Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Ross's Goose Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Brant Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Barnacle Goose      Rare, mainly in ne US & se Canada  
  Cackling Goose Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Canada Goose Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Hawaiian Goose  (H)      Found on the Hawaiian islands of Kauai, Maui & Hawaii  
  Mute Swan      Found along the central Atlantic coast  (ID / Song)  
  Trumpeter Swan Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Tundra Swan Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Whooper Swan      Regular winter visitor in the Aleutians  
  Muscovy Duck      Central & no. part of South America  ( ID / Song)
  Mandarin Duck      Native to the east coast of Asia in the area of Japan  
  Wood Duck Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gadwall Utah Profile ID / Song  
 
  Falcated Duck      Rare in Aleutians & Pribilofs & w coast of AK  
  Eurasian Wigeon Utah Profile ID / Song  
  American Wigeon Utah Profile ID / Song  
  American Black Duck Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Mallard Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Mottled Duck      Mostly found along the se coast of the US  ( ID / Song)
  Eastern Spot-billed Duck      Vagrant to the Aleutian Islands of Alaska  
  Blue-winged Teal Utah Profile ID / Song  

  Cinnamon Teal

Utah Proflie ID / Song  
  Northern Shoveler Utah Profile ID / Song  
  White-cheeked Pintail      Accidental, mainly in the southern tip of Florida  
  Northern Pintail Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Garganey Utah Profile    

  Baikal Teal      Along the west coast of North America  
  Green-winged Teal Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Canvasback Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Redhead Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Common Pochard      Vagrant in Aleutian Islands & coast of Alaska  
  Ring-necked Duck Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Tufted Duck (unof. in UT)   Utah Profile    
  Greater Scaup Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Lesser Scaup Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Steller's Eider      West coasts of Alaska & in the Aleutian Islands  (ID / Song)
  Spectacled Eider      Found along the west coasts of Alaska  
  King Eider      Along the coasts of Canada & Alaska  ( ID / Song)
  Common Eider      Along the coasts of Canada & the eastern United States  (ID / Song)
  Harlequin Duck Utah Profile ID/ Song  
  Surf Scoter Utah Profile ID / Song  
  White-winged Scoter Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Black Scoter Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Long-tailed Duck Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Bufflehead Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Common Goldeneye Utah Profile ID / Song  

  Barrow's Goldeneye Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Smew      A  rare visitor to the Aleutions Islands of Alaska  
  Hooded Merganser Utah Profile ID / Song
  Common Merganser Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Red-breasted Merganser Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Masked Duck Rare along the TX coast & a vagrant in e US  
  Ruddy Duck Utah Profile    ID / Song  
       
       

QUAIL, PHEASANTS & GROUSE

Galliformes

  Plain Chachalaca       Found in the southern tip of Texas  (ID / Song)

  Mountain Quail     Oreortyx pictus     (ID / Song)
  Scaled Quail Utah Profile   ID / Song    
  California Quail Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gambel's Quail Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Northern Bobwhite   Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Montezulma Quail     SE Arizona & parts of New Mexico & Texas  (ID / Song)  
  Chukar Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gray Francolin  (H)      Found on all of the main island of Hawaii  
  Black Francolin  (H)      On islands of Molokai, Maui, Lenai & Hawaii  
  Erckel's Francolin  (H)     Found on all of the main islands of Hawaii  
  Himalayan Snowcock      Found in the Ruby Mountains of Nevada  
  Gray Partridge Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Falij Pheasant  (H)      Found on the "big island" in Hawaii  
  Ring-necked Pheasant Utah Profile ID / Song
  Ruffed Grouse Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Greater Sage-Grouse Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gunnison Sage-Grouse Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Spruce Grouse       Found through most of Canada  (ID / Song)
  Willow Ptarmigan       Mainly in Alaska & northern Canada  (ID / Song)  

  Rock Ptarmigan       Mainly in Alaska & northern Canada  (ID / Song)  
  White-tailed Ptarmigan Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Dusky Grouse  (Blue Grouse) Utah Proflie  ID / Song  
  Sooty Grouse  (Blue Grouse)      Found along the middle west coast of NA  { ID / Song}
  Sharp-tailed Grouse Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Greater Prairie-Chicken       From N. Dakota to Oklahoma  (ID / Song)  
  Lesser Prairie-Chicken       Around the Texas panhandle area  (ID / Song)  
  Wild Turkey Utah Profile ID / Song  
       

LOONS

Gaviiformes

  Red-throated Loon Utah Profile  ID / Song    
  Arctic Loon       Mainly along the west coast of Alaska  
  Pacific Loon Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Common Loon Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Yellow-billed Loon Utah Profile      
        

GREBES

Podicipediformes

  Least Grebe      Found mainly around the Texas panhandle area.  (ID / Song)
  Pied-billed Grebe Utah Profile    ID / Song      
  Horned Grebe Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Red-necked Grebe Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Eared Grebe Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Western Grebe Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Clark's Grebe Utah Profile ID / Song  
        

FLAMINGOS

Phoenicopteriformes

  American Flamingo      Rare along the Gulf & East Coasts of the United States  
     Utah has a Chilean Flamingo -- we call Pink Floyd --  that visits the shores of the Great Sal Lake in the winter.  
       

ALBATROSS, SHEARWATERS, PETRELS & STORM-PETRELS

Procellariformes

  Yellow-nosed Albatross    
  Shy Albatross      Off the Pacific coast of the United States  
  Black-browed Albatross      Mainly off the Pacific coast of the United States  
  Light-mantled Albatross    
  Wandering Albatross      Mainly off the Pacific coast of the United States  
  Layson Albatross      Most abundant albatross in the north Pacific  (ID / Song)
  Black-footed Albatross       Found mainly in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of NA. (ID / Song)
  Short-tailed Albatross      Found off the west coast of North America  
  Northern Fulmar      Seen mainly along the coasts of Canada and Alaska  

 

 

 

 

 

  Great-winged Petrel    
  Providence Petrel    
  Herald Petrel    
  Murphy's Petrel    
  Mottled Petrel    
  Bermuda Petrel    
  Black-capped Petrel    
  Hawaiian Petrel    
  Fea's Petrel    
  Cook's Petrel    
  Stejneger's Petrel    
  Bulwer's Petrel    
  White-chinned Petrel      Vagrant mainly along the coast of California  
  Streaked Shearwater      Vagrant mainly along the coasts of Oregon & California  
  Cory's Shearwater    
  Cape Verde Shearwater    
  Pink-footed Shearwater      Mainly off the west coast of the United States  
  Flesh-footed Shearwater      Mainly along the west coast of North America  
  Great Shearwater    
  Wedge-tailed Shearwater      Vagrant to the w coast of the US; breeds in Hawaii  
  Buller's Shearwater      Mainly along the west coast of the US & Canada  
  Sooty Shearwater      Mainly off the west coast of North America  
  Short-tailed Shearwater    
  Manx Shearwater      Found off the coast of NA from Newfoundland to NC  
  Townsend's Shearwater    
  Black-vented Shearwater      Seen mainly off the coast of California  
  Audubon's Shearwater    
  Barolo Shearwater    
  Wilson's Storm-Petrel    

  

  White-faced Storm-Petrel    
  European Storm-Petrel        
  Black-bellied Storm-Petrel    
  Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel      Mainly along the west coast of North America  (ID / Song)      
  Ringed Storm-Petrel    
  Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel        
  Leach's Storm-Petrel    
  Ashy Storm-Petrel      Mainly off the coast of California      
  Band-rumped Storm-Petrel    
  Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel        
  Black Storm-Petrel      Mainly off the coast of California  
  Tristram's Storm-Petrel        
  Least Storm-Petrel    
     

TROPICBIRDS

Phaethontiformes

  White-tailed Tropicbird      Mainly along the east coast of the US and in Hawaii               
  Red-billed Tropicbird      Rarely seen off the coasts of the United States  
  Red-tailed Tropicbird      Off the West Coast of the United States & in Hawaii  

STORKS

Ciconiiformes

  Jabiru      Vagrant to Texas and Oklahoma  
  Wood Stork Utah Profile   ID / Song  
       

FRIGATEBIRDS & CORMORANTS

Suliformes

  Magnificent Frigatebird Utah Profile    ID / Song  

  Great Frigatebird      Mainly Monterey Bay area of CA & in Hawaii  
  Lesser Frigatebird      Found in Hawaii  
  Masked Booby      Rare along the s. half of the E & W Coasts & the Gulf Coast  ( ID / Song)
  Blue-footed Booby      Rare, mainly in southern CA & along the Gulf Coast  (ID / Song)
  Brown Booby      Rare, mainly s coast of CA, Gulf & Atlantic coasts of US  (ID / Song)
  Red-footed Booby      Rare, mainly along the California and Gulf coasts  (ID / Song)  
  Northern Gannet      Found mainly along the east coast of the US in winter  (ID / Song)
  Brandt's Cormorant      Found along the west coat of North America  
  Neotropic Cormorant Utah Profile  ID / Song  
  Double-crested Cormorant Utah Profile  ID / Song  
  Great Cormorant      Rare, mainly along the East Coast of NA  (ID / Song)  
  Red-faced Cormorant      Found in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska  
  Pelagic Cormorant      Found mainly along the west coast of North America  ( ID / Song)
  Anhinga      Found mainly along the Gulf of Mexico and in Florida   (ID / Song)
       

PELICANS, EGRETS & IBISES

Pelecaniformes

Pelicans

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

Bitterns, Herons & Egrets

Threskiornithidae
  American Bittern Utah Profile     ID / Song  
  Yellow Bittern      Vagrant to the Aleutian Islands of Alaska  
  Least Bittern Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Bare-throated Tiger-Heron      Vagrant, mainly to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas  
  Great Blue Heron Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gray Heron      Vagrant on islands off the west coast of Alaska  
  Great Egret Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Intermediate Egret      Vagrant to the Aleutian Islands of Alaska
  Chinese Egret
  Little Egret      Vagrant along E. Coast of NA from MD to Newfoundland
  Western Reef-Heron
  Snowy Egret Utah Profile ID / Song
  Little Blue Heron Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Tricolored Heron Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Reddish Egret Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Cattle Egret Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Chinese Pond-Heron      Vagrant, mainly in the islands of Alaska  

  Green Heron Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Black-crowned Night-Heron Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Utah Profile ID / Song  
        

Ibises & Spoonbills

Threskiornithidae
  White Ibis  Utah Profile     ID / Song
  Scarlet Ibis      Seen in southern Florida  
  Glossy Ibis Utah Profile ID / Song  
  White-faced Ibis  Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Roseate Spoonbill Utah Profile ID / 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 ID / Song  
       

Osprey

Pandionidae

  Osprey Utah Profile     ID / Song                  
        

Hawks & Eagles

Accipitridae

  Hook-billed Kite      Found in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas  

  Swallow-tailed Kite      Found along the southeastern coast of the United States  (ID / Song)
  White-tailed Kite Utah Profile     ID / Song  
  Snail Kite      Found mainly in Florida  (ID / Song)  
  Double-toothed Kite      Vagrant to the Gulf Coast of Texas    
  Mississippi Kite      Found mainly in the southeastern United States  (ID / Song)
  Bald Eagle Utah Profile ID / Song  
  White-tailed Eagle      Vagrant to the e coast of Canada & west islands of AK
  Steller's Sea-Eagle      Vagrant to the Aleutian Islands & panhandle of Alaska
  Northern Harrier Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Sharp-shinned Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Cooper's Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Northern Goshawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Crane Hawk      Seen in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas
  Common Black-Hawk  Utah Profile    
  Harris's Hawk  (Unconfirmed) (none) ID / Song  
  Red-shouldered Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Broad-winged Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gray Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song

  Short-tailed Hawk      Found mainly in Florida  
  Swainson's Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  White-tailed Hawk      Mostly south coastal area of Texas  (ID / Song)
  Zone-tailed Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Hawaiian Hawk  (H)      Found mainly on the "big island" in Hawaii.  
  Red-tailed Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Ferruginous Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Rough-legged Hawk Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Golden Eagle Utah Profile ID / Song  
       

FALCONS

Falconiformes

  Collared Forest-Falcon      
  Crested Caracara (none) ID / Song  
  Eurasian Kestrel      Casual visitor to the islands of western Alaska  
  American Kestrel Utah Profile     ID / Song    
  Red-footed Falcon      Vagrant, seen on Cape Cod, Massachusetts  
  Merlin Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Eurasian Hobby      Vagrant mainly western Alaska  
  Aplomado Falcon      Mainly in west Texas and south New Mexico  
  Gyrfalcon Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Peregrine Falcon Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Prairie Falcon Utah Profile ID / Song
  

CRANES, RAILS, etc.

Gruiformes

  Yellow Rail    Coturnicops noveboracensis  (ID / Song)  

  Black Rail    Laterallus jamaicensisa  (ID / Song)  
  Corn Crake      Vagrant to the east coast of North America  
  Clapper Rail      Mainly along the coasts of the US except nw. (ID / Song)  
  King Rail      South and south east coast of the US  (ID / Song)  
  Virginia Rail Utah Profile     ID / Song    
  Sora Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Paint-billed Crake      
  Spotted Rail      
  Purple Gallinule Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Common Gallinule (C. Moorhen) Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Eurasian Coot      Rare in Pribilof islands of AK & in Newfoundland & Labrador  
  Hawaiian Coot  (H)      Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands  
  American Coot Utah Profile  ID / Song  
  Sungrebe      Accidental, one seen in Bosque del Apache, NM  
  Limpkin      Found mainly in Florida  (ID / Song)  
  Sandhill Crane Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Common Crane      Rare, seen migrating with Sandhill Cranes  
  Whooping Crane      Winter in Alberta, Canada; summer in Texas  ID / Song)
        
  
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