Guide to North American Birds

Priority Birds

American Oystercatcher

Latin:  Haematopus palliatus

American Woodcock

Latin:  Scolopax minor

Arctic Tern

Latin:  Sterna paradisaea

Ashy Storm-Petrel

Latin:  Hydrobates homochroa

Bald Eagle

Latin:  Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Bar-tailed Godwit

Latin:  Limosa lapponica

Black Oystercatcher

Latin:  Haematopus bachmani

Black Skimmer

Latin:  Rynchops niger

Black-capped Petrel

Latin:  Pterodroma hasitata

Black-footed Albatross

Latin:  Phoebastria nigripes

Black-necked Stilt

Latin:  Himantopus mexicanus

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Latin:  Setophaga caerulescens

Bobolink

Latin:  Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Brant

Latin:  Branta bernicla

Brown Pelican

Latin:  Pelecanus occidentalis

Canada Warbler

Latin:  Cardellina canadensis

Cassin's Auklet

Latin:  Ptychoramphus aleuticus

Cerulean Warbler

Latin:  Setophaga cerulea

Clapper Rail

Latin:  Rallus crepitans

Common Tern

Latin:  Sterna hirundo

Golden-winged Warbler

Latin:  Vermivora chrysoptera

Grasshopper Sparrow

Latin:  Ammodramus savannarum

Greater Sage-Grouse

Latin:  Centrocercus urophasianus

Gunnison Sage-Grouse

Latin:  Centrocercus minimus

Hudsonian Godwit

Latin:  Limosa haemastica

Kittlitz's Murrelet

Latin:  Brachyramphus brevirostris

Laysan Albatross

Latin:  Phoebastria immutabilis

Least Tern

Latin:  Sternula antillarum

Lesser Prairie-Chicken

Latin:  Tympanuchus pallidicinctus

Little Blue Heron

Latin:  Egretta caerulea

Long-billed Curlew

Latin:  Numenius americanus

Marbled Murrelet

Latin:  Brachyramphus marmoratus

Mottled Duck

Latin:  Anas fulvigula

Northern Goshawk

Latin:  Accipiter gentilis

Piping Plover

Latin:  Charadrius melodus

Prothonotary Warbler

Latin:  Protonotaria citrea

Red Knot

Latin:  Calidris canutus

Reddish Egret

Latin:  Egretta rufescens

Redhead

Latin:  Aythya americana

Roseate Spoonbill

Latin:  Platalea ajaja

Roseate Tern

Latin:  Sterna dougallii

Ruddy Turnstone

Latin:  Arenaria interpres

Saltmarsh Sparrow

Latin:  Ammospiza caudacuta

Sanderling

Latin:  Calidris alba

Sandhill Crane

Latin:  Antigone canadensis

Seaside Sparrow

Latin:  Ammospiza maritima

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Latin:  Calidris pusilla

Short-billed Dowitcher

Latin:  Limnodromus griseus

Snail Kite

Latin:  Rostrhamus sociabilis

Snowy Plover

Latin:  Charadrius nivosus

Sooty Shearwater

Latin:  Ardenna grisea

Spectacled Eider

Latin:  Somateria fischeri

Spruce Grouse

Latin:  Falcipennis canadensis

Swainson's Hawk