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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    ID / Song        
  European Golden Plover      Vagrant along the northeastern coast of the US  
  American Golden-Plover Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Pacific Golden-Plover Utah Profile ID / 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 ID / Song  
  Wilson's Plover      Mainly along the south and east coasts of the US  (ID / Song)  
  Common Ringed Plover      Mainly in the Aleutian Islands & west coast of Alaska  
  Semipalmated Plover Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Piping Plover      South central Canada & NE plus along e. & s. coasts of US  (ID / Song)     
  Little Ringed Plover      Vagrant to North America    
  Killdeer Utah Profile ID / Song  

  Mountain Plover Utah Profile ID / 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  (ID / Song)  
  Black Oystercatcher      Along the west coast of North America  (ID / Song)  
        
Stilts & Avocets Recurvirostridae
  Black-winged Stilt      Vagrant in western Alaska    
  Black-necked Stilt Utah Profile    ID / Song  
  American Avocet Utah Profile ID / Song  
        
Jacanas Jacanidae
  Northern Jacana      Vagrant, southern extremes of Texas and Arizona  
       
       
Sandpipers, etc. Scolopacidae
  Terek Sandpiper    

 

  Common Sandpiper    
  Spotted Sandpiper Utah Profile    ID / Song     
  Green Sandpiper      Found in the islands of western Alaska  
  Solitary Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gray-tailed Tattler      Rare but regular visitor to western Alaska  
  Wandering Tattler Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Spotted Redshank      Vagrant, sporadic in lower 48 states & w islands of AK  
  Greater Yellowlegs Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Willet Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Lesser Yellowlegs Utah Profile ID / 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 ID / Song  
  Little Curlew      
  Eskimo Curlew      
  Whimbrel Utah Profile ID / 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 ID / Song  
  Black-tailed Godwit      Rare, mainly along the East Coast of the US  
  Hudsonian Godwit Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Bar-tailed Godwit       West coast of Alaska  
  Marbled Godwit Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Ruddy Turnstone Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Black Turnstone       West coast of North America  (ID / Song)  
  Surfbird       West coast of North America  (ID / Song)  
  Great Knot    
  Red Knot Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Sanderling Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Semipalmated Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  

  Western Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / 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 ID / Song    
  White-rumped Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Baird's Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Pectoral Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Utah Profile    
  Purple Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Rock Sandpiper       West coast of North America  (ID / Song)  
  Dunlin Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Curlew Sandpiper Utah Profile Song  
  Stilt Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Spoon-billed Sandpiper      
  Buff-breasted Sandpiper Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Ruff Utah Profile Song
  Short-billed Dowitcher Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Long-billed Dowitcher Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Jack Snipe      
  Wilson's Snipe   (Common Snipe) Utah Profile ID / Song  
  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  (ID / Song)  
  Wilson's Phalarope Utah Profile ID / Song  

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

Gulls, Terns, etc.

Laridae

  Swallow-tailed Gull    
  Black-legged Kittiwake Utah Profile ID / 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  ( ID / Song)  
  Sabine's Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Bonaparte's Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gray-hooded Gull      Vagrant, seen in the panhandle of FL & northern NJ    
  Black-headed Gull      Mainly along the east coast of Canada  (ID / Song)  

  Little Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Ross's Gull     Rhodostethia rosea  (ID / Song)  
  Laughing Gull   Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Franklin's Gull Utah Profile ID / 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 ID / Song  
  Mew Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Ring-billed Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Western Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Yellow-footed Gull Utah Profile    
  California Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Herring Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Yellow-legged Gull      Vagrant to northeastern North America  
  Thayer's Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Iceland Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Lesser-Black-backed Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Slaty-backed Gull      Mainly near Nome AK & rarely along the US West Coast  
  Glaucous-winged Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Glaucous Gull Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Great Black-backed Gull      Found Mainly along the East coast of North America. (ID / Song)  

  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      Found along the West & South Coasts of Alaska  
  Least Tern Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Large-billed Tern      Vagrant across North America  
  Gull-billed Tern      Along the South and East coasts of the United States  (ID / Song)  
  Caspian Tern Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Black Tern Utah Profile ID / 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      East coast of US and southern Canada  (ID / Song)  
  Common Tern Utah Profile  ID / Song  
  Arctic Tern

     Summers in Alaska and northern Canada  (ID / Song)

 
  Forster's Tern Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Royal Tern      Along the s. part of the e. and w. coasts & along the s. US coast (ID / Song)  

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

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

DOVES & PIGEONS

Columbiformes

  Rock Pigeon  (Rock Dove) Utah Profile    ID / Song    

  Scaly-naped Pigeon    
  White-crowned Pigeon      Found along the Florida Keys & south coast. (ID / Song)  
  Red-billed Pigeon      Along the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas  
  Band-tailed Pigeon Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Oriental Turtle-Dove      Rare in western Alaska and British Columbia  
  Ringed Turtle-Dove (domestic)    ID / Song  
  European Turtle-Dove      
  Eurasian Collared-Dove Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Spotted Dove      Southern coastal area of California  
  White-winged Dove Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Zebra Dove  (H)      On all main islands of Hawaii  
  Zenaida Dove      Vagrant to the Florida Keys  
  Mourning Dove Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Inca Dove Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Common Ground-Dove Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Ruddy Ground-Dove Utah Profile    
  White-tipped Dove      Found in the southern tip of Texas  (ID / Song)  
  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  (ID / Song)  
  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    ID / Song       
  Mangrove Cuckoo      Mainly in southern Florida  (ID / Song)  
  Black-billed Cuckoo Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Greater Roadrunner Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Smooth-billed Ani      Mainly in southern Florida  (ID / Song)  
  Groove-billed Ani     Along the Texas Gulf Coast & Rio Grande Valley  (ID / Song)  
        

OWLS

Strigiformes

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

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

GOATSUCKERS

Caprimulgiformes

  Lesser Nighthawk Utah Profile       

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

HUMMINGBIRDS, etc.

Apodiformes

Swifts

Apodidae

  Black Swift Utah Profile       
  White-collared Swift      Vagrant mainly to Florida  
  Chimney Swift Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Vaux's Swift Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Common Swift      Vagrant to the islands of western Alaska  
  Fork-tailed Swift      
  White-throated Swift Utah Profile ID / 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    ID / 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  (ID / Song)  
  Violet-crowned Hummingbird    
  Blue-throated Hummingbird      Found mostly in southeast Arizona  (ID / Song)  
  Bahama Woodstar      
  Magnificent Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Plain-capped Starthroat   Heliomaster constantii  
  Lucifer Hummingbird      Along the MX border from SE AZ to the s. tip of TX  (ID / Song)  
  Ruby-throated Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Black-chinned Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Anna's Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Costa's Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Bumblebee Hummingbird        
  Calliope Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  

  Broad-tailed Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Rufous Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Allen's Hummingbird Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Cinnamon Hummingbird      
  Xantus's Hummingbird        
         

TROGONS

Trogoniformes

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

HOOPOES

Upupiformes

  Eurasian Hoopoe      Vagrant to western Alaska         
       
       

KINGFISHERS

Coraciiformes

  Ringed Kingfisher      Found in the southern tip of Texas,  
  Belted Kingfisher Utah Profile    ID / 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      ID / Song  
  Red-headed Woodpecker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Acorn Woodpecker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Gila Woodpecker      Found mainly in southern Arizona  (ID / Song)  
  Golden-fronted Woodpecker      Found mainly in Texas  (ID / Song)  
  Red-bellied Woodpecker      Eastern half of the United States  (ID / Song)  
  Williamson's Sapsucker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Red-naped Sapsucker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Red-breasted Sapsucker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker      Vagrant to the Aleutian Islands and sw Alaska    
  Ladder-backed Woodpecker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Nuttall's Woodpecker      Found mainly in California  (ID / Song)  
  Downy Woodpecker Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Hairy Woodpecker Utah Profile ID / Song
  Arizona Woodpecker      Found mainly in southeastern Arizona  (ID / Song)
  Red-cockaded Woodpecker      Found in the southeastern United States  (ID / Song)
  White-headed Woodpecker      Mainly in the Cascade & Sierra Nevada mts. of w. US  (ID / Song)  
  American Three-toed Woodpecker    Utah Profile ID / Song  
  Black-backed Woodpecker      Found mainly in southern Canada & the Canadian Rockies. (ID / Song)

  Northern Flicker Utah Profile ID / Song
  Gilded Flicker Utah Profile ID / Song
  Pileated Woodpecker      Found mainly In e. US, s Canada, and middle west coast of NA.  (ID / Song)
 
  
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