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North American birds

First, it was the Pacific Northwest. Then, it expanded eastwards and became the US. Now, my birding in my home region includes Canada, hence, it’s now North America. I only count the birds seen since moving to Australia. Species total = 171

Galliformes

Odontophoridae (New World Quails)

Phasianidae (Pheasants, Partridges, Junglefowl, Old World Quail, Francolins, Monals, and Peafowl)

  • Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavoAug 28, 2012
    Hawk Creek Road, Davenport, WA lc

  • Dusky GrouseDendragapus obscurusAug 27, 2012
    Hawk Creek Ranch, Davenport, WA lc

Anseriformes

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Swans)

  • Mute SwanCygnus olorAug 22, 2016
    Esquimalt Lagoon, Victoria, BC lc

  • Snow GooseChen caerulescensDec 21, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • BrantBranta berniclaAug 19, 2012
    The Lagoon, Sequim, WA lc

  • Canada GooseBranta canadensisJul 24, 2008
    Union Beach, NJ lc

  • Wood DuckAix sponsaJul 23, 2012
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Northern ShovelerAnas clypeataJan 15, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Eurasian WigeonAnas penelopeJan 14, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • American WigeonAnas americanaJan 14, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • GadwallAnas streperaDec 24, 2011
    Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Hoquiam, WA lc

  • Green-winged TealAnas carolinensisJan 17, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Northern PintailAnas acutaSep 4, 2010
    Theler Wetlands, Belfair, WA lc

  • Northern MallardAnas platyrhynchosSep 4, 2010
    Theler Wetlands, Belfair, WA lc

  • Ring-necked DuckAythya collarisJan 14, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Greater ScaupAythya marilaDec 26, 2011
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

  • Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicusAug 17, 2012
    MP 8 E. Hwy 106, Union, WA lc

  • Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillataDec 24, 2011
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

  • Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangulaJan 14, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Barrow’s GoldeneyeBucephala islandicaDec 24, 2011
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

  • BuffleheadBucephala albeolaJan 14, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatusJan 15, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Common MerganserMergus merganserJan 14, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

Gaviiformes

Gaviidae (Loons)

  • Common LoonGavia immerSep 4, 2010
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

Podicipediformes

Podicipedidae (Grebes)

  • Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsJan 20, 2014
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Horned GrebePodiceps auritusDec 21, 2011
    Chamber's Creek, University Place, WA lc

  • Western GrebeAechmophorus occidentalisDec 26, 2011
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

Columbiformes

Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)

Caprimulgiformes

Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)

  • Common NighthawkChordeiles minorAug 14, 2012
    Roza recreation area, Yakima Canyon, WA lc

Apodiformes

Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Apodidae (Swifts)

  • Vaux’s SwiftChaetura vauxiAug 16, 2012
    Cowlitz Divide Trail, Mt. Rainier, WA lc

Procellariformes

Hydrobatidae (Storm-petrels)

Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Procellariidae (Fulmarine and Gadfly Petrels, Prions, and Shearwaters)

Suliformes

Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)

Ciconiiformes

Pelecanidae (Pelicans)

  • Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalisAug 10, 2012
    Westport, WA lc

Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)

  • American BitternBotaurus lentiginosusJan 19, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasJul 6, 2007
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

  • Great EgretArdea albaJul 24, 2009
    Cheesequake SP, NJ lc

  • Green HeronButorides virescensJul 27, 2009
    Cheesequake SP, NJ lc

Accipitriformes

Cathartidae (New World Vultures)

  • Turkey VultureCathartes auraJul 26, 2012
    Theler Wetlands, Belfair, WA lc

Pandionidae (Ospreys)

  • OspreyPandion haliaetusJul 24, 2009
    Cheesequake SP, NJ lc

Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, Kites, Harriers, and Old World Vultures)

  • Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisDec 21, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Swainson’s HawkButeo swainsoniAug 15, 2012
    N. Wenas Road, WA lc

  • Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalusJul 8, 2007
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

  • Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatusJan 16, 2011
    University Place, WA lc

  • Northern HarrierCircus cyaneusJan 17, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Golden EagleAquila chrysaetosAug 14, 2012
    Big Pines recreation area, Yakima Canyon, WA lc

Falconiformes

Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)

Gruiformes

Rallidae (Rails, Crakes, Coots, and Gallinules)

  • Virginia RailRallus limicolaSep 4, 2010
    Theler Wetlands, Belfair, WA lc

  • American CootFulica americanaJan 15, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

Charadriiformes

Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)

Charadriidae (Plovers, Dotterels, and Lapwings)

  • KilldeerCharadrius vociferusDec 21, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

Scolopacidae (Sandpipers)

  • Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusJul 28, 2012
    Potlatch, WA lc

  • Black TurnstoneArenaria melanocephalaAug 20, 2012
    The Breakwater, Victoria, BC lc

  • Least SandpiperCalidris minutillaAug 9, 2012
    Theler Wetlands, Belfair, WA lc

  • Western SandpiperCalidris mauriAug 25, 2012
    Theler Wetlands, Belfair, WA lc

  • DunlinCalidris alpinaDec 21, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusAug 11, 2012
    Gray's Harbor, WA lc

Stercorariidae (Skuas and Jaegers)

  • Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinusAug 11, 2012
    25 NM west of Westport, WA lc

Alcidae (Puffins, Guillemots, Murres)

Laridae (Noddies, Gulls, and Terns)

Strigiformes

Strigidae (True Owls)

Coraciiformes

Cerylidae (Water Kingfishers)

Piciformes

Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Tyranni

Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)

Corvoidea

Vireonidae (Vireos)

Corvidae (Crows, Ravens, and Jays)

Sylvioidea

Hirundinidae (Swallows and Martins)

Aegithalidae (Bushtits)

  • BushtitPsaltriparus minimusJul 17, 2009
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

Muscicapoidea

Cinclidae (Dippers)

Turdidae (Thrushes and allies)

Sturnidae (Starlings)

Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)

Certhioidea

Sittidae (Nuthatches)

Certhiidae (Treecreepers)

  • Brown CreeperCerthia americanaJan 14, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

Troglodytidae (Wrens)

  • Bewick’s WrenThryomanes bewickiiJan 19, 2011
    Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, WA lc

  • House WrenTroglodytes aedonJul 26, 2009
    Matawan, NJ lc

  • Marsh WrenCistothorus palustrisJul 27, 2009
    Cheesequake SP, NJ lc

  • Pacific WrenTroglodytes pacificusDec 31, 2011
    Discovery Park, Seattle, WA lc

Passeroidea

Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

  • House SparrowPasser domesticusJul 22, 2009
    University Place, WA lc

Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)

  • American PipitAnthus rubescensAug 13, 2012
    Sunrise, Mt. Rainier, WA lc

Fringillidae (True Finches)

Icteridae (Grackles, New World Blackbirds, and New World Orioles)

Parulidae (New World Warblers)

Cardinalidae (Cardinals)

Emberizidae (Buntings, American Sparrows, Longspurs, and Arctic Buntings)

Paroidea

Paridae (Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice)

Reguloidea

Regulidae (Kinglets)

Bombycilloidea

Bombycillidae (Waxwings)

  • Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorumJul 16, 2009
    MP 8.2 E Hwy 106, WA lc

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