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Tommy J. DeBardeleben

Southwest Phoenix Area-Species List

 

Swans, Geese, Ducks

Black-bellied Whistling Duck

Greater White-fronted Goose

Ross's Goose

Snow Goose

Cackling Goose*

Canada Goose

Wood Duck

Gadwall

Eurasian Wigeon*

American Wigeon

Mallard

Blue-winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal

Canvasback

Redhead

Greater Scaup*

Lesser Scaup

Black Scoter*

Surf Scoter*

Bufflehead

Common Goldeneye

Hooded Merganser

Common Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser*

Ruddy Duck

Quail

Gambel's Quail

Loons

Common Loon

Grebes

Pied-billed Grebe

Horned Grebe*

Eared Grebe

Western Grebe

Clark's Grebe

Pelicans

American White Pelican

Brown Pelican

Cormorants

Neotropic Cormorant

Double-crested Cormorant

Bitterns, Herons, and Egrets

Least Bittern

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Tricolored Heron*

Cattle Egret

Green Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Ibises and Spoonbills

White-faced Ibis

Roseaste Spoonbill*

New World Vultures

Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Kites, Eagles, and Hawks

Osprey

White-tailed Kite

Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper's Hawk

Harris's Hawk

Swainson's Hawk

Zone-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Ferruginous Hawk

Caracaras and Falcons

American Kestrel

Merlin

Peregrine Falcon

Prairie Falcon

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

Clapper Rail

Virginia Rail

Sora

Common Moorhen

American Coot

Cranes

Sandhill Crane

Plovers

Black-bellied Plover

Snowy Plover

Semipalmated Plover

Killdeer

Stilts and Avocets

Black-necked Stilt

American Avocet

Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Solitary Sandpiper

Willet

Spotted Sandpiper

Long-billed Curlew

Whimbrel*

Marbled Godwit

Red Knot*

Sanderling

Semipalmated Sandpiper*

Western Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Baird's Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper

Dunlin

Stilt Sandpiper

Long-billed Dowitcher

Short-billed Dowitcher*

Wilson's Snipe

Wilson's Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

Sabine's Gull*

Franklin's Gull

Bonaparte's Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Mew Gull*

Western Gull*

California Gull

Herring Gull*

Glaucous-winged Gull*

Least Tern*

Caspian Tern

Black Tern

Common Tern

Forster's Tern

Elegant Tern*

Pigeons and Doves

Rock Pigeon

Eurasian Collared-Dove

White-winged Dove

Mourning Dove

Inca Dove

Common Ground-Dove

Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Greater Roadrunner

Barn Owls

Barn Owl

Typical Owls

Great Horned Owl

Burrowing Owl

Nighthawks and Nightjars

Lesser Nighthawk

Swifts

White-throated Swift

Hummingbirds

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird

Costa's Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

Broad-billed Hummingbird*

Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers

Lewis's Woodpecker

Gila Woodpecker

Red-naped Sapsucker

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Northern "Red-shafted" Flicker

Gilded Flicker

Tyrant Flycatchers

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Western Wood-Pewee

Willow Flycatcher

Hammond's Flycatcher

Pacific-slope Flycatcher

Black Phoebe

Say's Phoebe

Eastern Phoebe*

Vermilion Flycatcher

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Cassin's Kingbird

Western Kingbird

Tropical Kingbird*

Shrikes

Loggerhead Shrike

Vireos

Plumbeous Vireo

Cassin's Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Bell's Vireo

Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens

Common Raven

Larks

Horned Lark

Swallows

Purple Martin

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Tree Swallow

Violet-green Swallow

Bank Swallow

Barn Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Cave Swallow*

Verdins

Verdin

Bushtit

Bushtit

Wrens

Cactus Wren

Rock Wren

Canyon Wren

Bewick's Wren

House Wren

Marsh Wren

Gnatcatchers

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Black-tailed Gnatcatcher

Kinglets

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Thrushes

Western Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird*

Hermit Thrush

American Robin

Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers

Northern Mockingbird

Curve-billed Thrasher

Crissal Thrasher

Starlings

European Starling

Pipits

American Pipit

Waxwings

Cedar Waxwing

Silky-flycatchers

Phainopepla

Wood Warblers

Orange-crowned Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Lucy's Warbler

Northern Parula*

American Redstart*

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Townsend's Warbler

Hermit Warbler

MacGillivray's Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Wilson's Warbler

Yellow-breasted Chat

Sparrows and Allies

Green-tailed Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Abert's Towhee

Chipping Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Lark Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Grasshopper Sparrow*

Lark Bunting

Savannah Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Fox Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Longspurs

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Lapland Longspur*

Smith's Longspur*

McKown's Longspur*

Tanagers

Summer Tanager

Western Tanager

Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings

Northern Cardinal

Black-headed Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Lazuli Bunting

Icterids

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Brewer's Blackbird

Great-tailed Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Bullock's Oriole

Finches and Goldfinches

House Finch

Lesser Goldfinch

Lawrence's Golfinch

American Goldfinch

Old World Sparrows

House Sparrow

 

245 species recorded in the Southwest Phoenix Area by Tommy DeBardeleben

 

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