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The History of North American Bird Names
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American Ornithologists' Union Checklists
1886 - 2000


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Albatrosses
Anhinga

Bitterns
Boobies
Brant
Cormorants
Ducks
Eiders
Egrets

Flamingo
Frigatebirds
Fulmars
Gannet
Geese
Grebes
Herons
Ibises
Jabiru

Loons
Man-o-War Bird
Mergansers
Petrels
Scoters
Shearwaters
Spoonbills
Stork
Swans




Loons   Return to Top of Page
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 1957 
 
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Distr.
Notes
Loon
Urinator imber
  Loon
Urinator imber
R Loon
Gavia immer
Q+ Common Loon
Gavia immer
  Common Loon
Gavia immer
  Common Loon
Gavia immer
  Common Loon
Gavia immer
   
Yellow-billed Loon
Urinator adamasii
  Yellow-billed Loon
Urinator adamasii
RZi Yellow-billed Loon
Gavia adamasi
  Yellow-billed Loon
Gavia adamasi
Zi Yellow-billed Loon
Gavia adamasii
  Yellow-billed Loon
Gavia adamasii
  Yellow-billed Loon
Gavia adamasii
   
Black-throated Loon
Urinator arcticus
  Black-throated Loon
Urinator arcticus
R Black-throated Loon
Gavia arctica
LQc Arctic Loon
Gavia arctica
  Arctic Loon
Gavia arctica
  Arctic Loon
Gavia arctica
S Arctic Loon
Gavia arctica
   
Pacific Loon
Urinator pacificus
  Pacific Loon
Urinator pacificus
R Pacific Loon
Gavia pacifica
L  
 
   
 
   
 
S Pacific Loon
Gavia pacifica
   
Red-throated Loon
Urinator lumme
  Red-throated Loon
Urinator lumme
R Red-throated Loon
Gavia stellata
  Red-throated Loon
Gavia stellata
  Red-throated Loon
Gavia stellata
  Red-throated Loon
Gavia stellata
  Red-throated Loon
Gavia stellata
   
Grebes   Return to Top of Page
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Distr.
Notes
Hoelboell's Grebe
Colymbus holboellii
  Hoelboell's Grebe
Colymbus holboellii
Zi Hoelboell's Grebe
Colymbus holboelli
R Hoelboell's Grebe
Colymbus grisegena
RQc Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena
  Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena
  Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena
   
Horned Grebe
Colymbus auritus
  Horned Grebe
Colymbus auritus
  Horned Grebe
Colymbus auritus
  Horned Grebe
Colymbus auritus
R Horned Grebe
Podiceps auritus
  Horned Grebe
Podiceps auritus
  Horned Grebe
Podiceps auritus
   
American Eared Grebe
Colymbus nigricollis
  American Eared Grebe
Colymbus nigricollis
Q- Eared Grebe
Colymbus nigricollis
  Eared Grebe
Colymbus nigricollis
R Eared Grebe
Podiceps caspicus
RI Eared Grebe
Podiceps nigricollis
  Eared Grebe
Podiceps nigricollis
  caspicus suppressed 1956
St. Domingo Grebe
Colymbus dominicus
  St. Domingo Grebe
Colymbus dominicus
Qc Mexican Grebe
Colymbus dominicus
  Mexican Grebe
Colymbus dominicus
RQc Least Grebe
Podiceps dominicus
R Least Grebe
Tachybaptus dominicus
  Least Grebe
Tachybaptus dominicus
   
Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis
  Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis
  Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis
  Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis
  Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis
  Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis
S Western Grebe
Aechmophorus occidentalis
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
S Clark's Grebe
Aechmophorus clarkii
   
Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
  Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
  Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
  Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
  Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
  Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
  Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
   
Albatrosses   Return to Top of Page
 1886 
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Distr.
Notes
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Wandering Albatross
Diomedea exulans
  Wandering Albatross
Diomedea exulans
AC wc  
Short-tailed Albatross
Diomedea albatrus
  Short-tailed Albatross
Diomedea albatrus
  Short-tailed Albatross
Diomedea albatrus
  Short-tailed Albatross
Diomedea albatrus
  Short-tailed Albatross
Diomedea albatrus
  Short-tailed Albatross
Diomedea albatrus
R Short-tailed Albatross
Phoebastria albatrus
AC wc  
Black-footed Albatross
Diomedea nigripes
  Black-footed Albatross
Diomedea nigripes
  Black-footed Albatross
Diomedea nigripes
  Black-footed Albatross
Diomedea nigripes
  Black-footed Albatross
Diomedea nigripes
  Black-footed Albatross
Diomedea nigripes
R Black-footed Albatross
Phoebastria nigripes
   
 
 
   
 
  Laysan Albatross
Diomedea immutabilis
  Laysan Albatross
Diomedea immutabilis
  Laysan Albatross
Diomedea immutabilis
  Laysan Albatross
Diomedea immutabilis
R Laysan Albatross
Phoebastria immutabilis
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Light-mantled Albatross
Phoebetria palpebrata
AC wc  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Black-browed Albatross
Diomedea melanophris
R Black-browed Albatross
Thalassarche melenophris
AC ec  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  White-capped Albatross
Diomedea cauta
Qc Shy Albatross
Diomedea cauta
R Shy Albatross
Thalassarche cauta
AC wc  
Yellow-nosed Albatross
Thalassogeron culminatus
  Yellow-nosed Albatross
Thalassogeron culminatus
  Yellow-nosed Albatross
Thalassogeron culminatus
R Yellow-nosed Albatross
Thalassogeron chlororhynchos
R Yellow-nosed Albatross
Diomedea chlororhynchus
  Yellow-nosed Albatross
Diomedea chlororhynchus
R Yellow-nosed Albatross
Thalassarche chlororhynchus
   
Sooty Albatross
Phoebetria fuliginosa
  Sooty Albatross
Phoebetria fuliginosa
R Sooty Albatross
Phoebetria palpebrata
A  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Fulmars and Shearwaters   Return to Top of Page
 1886 
 1895 
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 1983 
 1998 
Distr.
Notes
Giant Fulmar
Ossifraga gigantea
  Giant Fulmar
Ossifraga gigantea
R Giant Fulmar
Macronectes giganteus
A  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialis
  Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialis
S Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialis
L Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialis
  Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialis
Q+ Northern Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialis
  Northern Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialis
   
 
 
   
 
S Rodgers's Fulmar
Fulmarus rodgersi
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Slender-billed Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialoides
  Slender-billed Fulmar
Fulmarus glacialoides
R Slender-billed Fulmar
Priocella glacialoides
A  
 
   
 
Qc Southern Fulmar
Priocella glacialoides
A  
 
   
Black-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus cinereus
  Black-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus cinereus
R Black-tailed Shearwater
Priofinus cinereus
R Black-tailed Shearwater
Adamastor cinereus
  Black-tailed Shearwater
Adamastor cinereus
A  
 
   
 
   
Cory's Shearwater
Puffinus borealis
  Cory's Shearwater
Puffinus borealis
  Cory's Shearwater
Puffinus borealis
R Cory's Shearwater
Puffinus diomedea
  Cory's Shearwater
Puffinus diomedea
R Cory's Shearwater
Calonectris diomedea
  Cory's Shearwater
Calonectris diomedea
   
Pink-footed Shearwater
Puffinus creatopus
  Pink-footed Shearwater
Puffinus creatopus
  Pink-footed Shearwater
Puffinus creatopus
  Pink-footed Shearwater
Puffinus creatopus
  Pink-footed Shearwater
Puffinus creatopus
  Pink-footed Shearwater
Puffinus creatopus
  Pink-footed Shearwater
Puffinus creatopus
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Pale-footed Shearwater
Puffinus carneipes
  Pale-footed Shearwater
Puffinus carneipes
Qc Flesh-footed Shearwater
Puffinus carneipes
  Flesh-footed Shearwater
Puffinus carneipes
   
Greater Shearwater
Puffinus major
  Greater Shearwater
Puffinus major
R Greater Shearwater
Puffinus gravis
  Greater Shearwater
Puffinus gravis
  Greater Shearwater
Puffinus gravis
  Greater Shearwater
Puffinus gravis
  Greater Shearwater
Puffinus gravis
   
 
 
   
 
  Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus cuneatus
R Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Thyellodroma cuneata
R Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus pacificus
  Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus pacificus
  Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus pacificus
   
 
 
   
 
  New Zealand Shearwater
Puffinus bulleri
R New Zealand Shearwater
Thyellodroma bulleri
R New Zealand Shearwater
Puffinus bulleri
Qc Buller's Shearwater
Puffinus bulleri
  Buller's Shearwater
Puffinus bulleri
   
Sooty Shearwater
Puffinus stricklandi
  Sooty Shearwater
Puffinus stricklandi
L Sooty Shearwater
Puffinus griseus
  Sooty Shearwater
Puffinus griseus
  Sooty Shearwater
Puffinus griseus
  Sooty Shearwater
Puffinus griseus
  Sooty Shearwater
Puffinus griseus
   
Dark-bodied Shearwater
Puffinus griseus
  Dark-bodied Shearwater
Puffinus griseus
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Slender-billed Shearwater
Puffinus tenuirostris
  Slender-billed Shearwater
Puffinus tenuirostris
  Slender-billed Shearwater
Puffinus tenuirostris
  Slender-billed Shearwater
Puffinus tenuirostris
  Slender-billed Shearwater
Puffinus tenuirostris
Qc Short-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus tenuirostris
  Short-tailed Shearwater
Puffinus tenuirostris
   
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
  Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
  Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
  Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
  Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
  Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
  Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
   
Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus gavia
  Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus gavia
R Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus opisthomelas
  Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus opisthomelas
A  
 
   
 
  Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus opisthomelas
   
 
 
   
 
  Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
  Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
  Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
  Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
  Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
Baja  
 
 
   
 
  Allied Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
  Allied Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
Qc Little Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
  Little Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
  Little Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
AC ec  
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus auduboni
  Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus auduboni
R Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
  Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
  Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
  Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
  Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
   
Petrels   Return to Top of Page
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Distr.
Notes
Pintado Petrel
Daption capensis
  Pintado Petrel
Daption capensis
Z Pintado Petrel
Daption capense
  Pintado Petrel
Daption capense
Qc Cape Petrel
Daption capense
  Cape Petrel
Daption capense
A  
 
   
Black-capped Petrel
Aestrelata hasitata
  Black-capped Petrel
Aestrelata hasitata
  Black-capped Petrel
Aestrelata hasitata
R Black-capped Petrel
Pterodroma hasitata
  Black-capped Petrel
Pterodroma hasitata
  Black-capped Petrel
Pterodroma hasitata
  Black-capped Petrel
Pterodroma hasitata
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Bermuda Petrel
Pterodroma cahow
  Bermuda Petrel
Pterodroma cahow
  Bermuda Petrel
Pterodroma cahow
  Bermuda Petrel
Pterodorma cahow
   
Peale's Petrel
Aestrelata gularis
RQc Scaled Petrel
Aestrelata scalaris
  Scaled Petrel
Aestrelata scalaris
LR Scaled Petrel
Pterodroma inexpectata
  Scaled Petrel
Pterodroma inexpectata
Qc Mottled Petrel
Pterodroma inexpectata
  Mottled Petrel
Pterodorma inexpectata
   
Fisher's Petrel
Aestrelata fisheri
  Fisher's Petrel
Aestrelata fisheri
  Fisher's Petrel
Aestrelata fisheri
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Kermadec Petrel
Pterodorma neglecta
CA pa  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  South Trinidad Petrel
Pterodroma arminjoniana
Qc Herald Petrel
Pterodroma arminjoniana
  Herald Petrel
Pterodorma arminjoniana
AC ec  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Murphy's Petrel
Pterodorma ultima
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Dark-rumped Petrel
Pterodorma phaeopygia
AC wc  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Cook's Petrel
Pterodroma cookii
  Cook's Petrel
Pterodroma cookii
  Cook's Petrel
Pterodorma cookii
AC wc  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Stejneger's Petrel
Pterodorma longirostris
AC wc  
Bulwer's Petrel
Bulweria bulweri
  Bulwer's Petrel
Bulweria bulweri
  Bulwer's Petrel
Bulweria bulweri
  Bulwer's Petrel
Bulweria bulweri
A  
 
   
 
Zi Bulwer's Petrel
Bulweria bulwerii
AC ec  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
White-faced Petrel
Pelagodroma marina
  White-faced Petrel
Pelagodroma marina
  White-faced Petrel
Pelagodroma marina
  White-faced Petrel
Pelagodroma marina
  White-faced Petrel
Pelagodroma marina
E White-faced Storm-Petrel
Pelagodroma marina
  White-faced Storm-Petrel
Pelagodroma marina
AC ec  
Fork-tailed Petrel
Oceanodroma furcata
  Fork-tailed Petrel
Oceanodroma furcata
  Fork-tailed Petrel
Oceanodroma furcata
  Fork-tailed Petrel
Oceanodroma furcata
  Fork-tailed Petrel
Oceanodroma furcata
E Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma furcata
  Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma furcata
   
 
 
   
 
  Kaeding's Petrel
Oceanodroma kaedingi
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Leach's Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
  Leach's Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
  Leach's Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
L Leach's Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
L Leach's Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
E Leach's Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
  Leach's Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
   
 
 
   
 
  Socorro Petrel
Oceanodroma soccoroensis
  Socorro Petrel
Oceanodroma soccoroensis
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
Ashy Petrel
Oceanodroma homochroa
  Ashy Petrel
Oceanodroma homochroa
  Ashy Petrel
Oceanodroma homochroa
  Ashy Petrel
Oceanodroma homochroa
  Ashy Petrel
Oceanodroma homochroa
E Ashy Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma homochroa
  Ashy Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma homochroa
   
 
 
  Guadalupe Petrel
Oceanodroma macrodactyla
  Guadalupe Petrel
Oceanodroma macrodactyla
  Guadalupe Petrel
Oceanodroma macrodactyla
  Guadalupe Petrel
Oceanodroma macrodactyla
E Guadalupe Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma macrodactyla
  Guadalupe Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma macrodactyla (extinct)
Baja Extinct
 
 
   
 
  Hawaiian Petrel
Oceanodroma castro
Qc Madeira Petrel
Oceanodroma castro
Qc Harcourt's Petrel
Oceanodroma castro
E Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma castro
  Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma castro
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Galapagos Petrel
Oceanodroma tethys
E Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma tethys
  Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma tethys
Baja  
Black Petrel
Oceanodroma melania
  Black Petrel
Oceanodroma melania
  Black Petrel
Oceanodroma melania
  Black Petrel
Oceanodroma melania
  Black Petrel
Loomelania melania
RE Black Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma melania
  Black Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma melania
   
Stormy Petrel
Procellaria pelagica
  Stormy Petrel
Procellaria pelagica
RQc Storm Petrel
Thalassidroma pelagica
R Storm Petrel
Hydrobates pelagicus
A  
 
   
 
E European Storm-Petrel
Hydrobates pelagicus
AC ec  
Least Petrel
Halocyptena microsoma
  Least Petrel
Halocyptena microsoma
  Least Petrel
Halocyptena microsoma
  Least Petrel
Halocyptena microsoma
  Least Petrel
Halocyptena microsoma
RE Least Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma microsoma
  Least Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma microsoma
   
Wilson's Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
  Wilson's Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
  Wilson's Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
  Wilson's Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
  Wilson's Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
E Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
  Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
   
White-bellied Petrel
Cymodroma grallaria
  White-bellied Petrel
Cymodroma grallaria
R White-bellied Petrel
Fregetta grallaria
R White-bellied Petrel
Fregetta tropica
Qc Black-bellied Petrel
Fregetta tropica
A  
 
   
 
   
Tropicbirds and Pelicans   Return to Top of Page
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Distr.
Notes
Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
  Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
  Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
H+ Red-billed Tropic-bird
Phaethon aethereus
H- Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
  Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
  Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
   
Yellow-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon flavirostris
  Yellow-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon flavirostris
R Yellow-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon americanus
RH+ Yellow-billed Tropic-bird
Phaethon lepturus
QcH- White-tailed Tropicbird
Phaethon lepturus
  White-tailed Tropicbird
Phaethon lepturus
  White-tailed Tropicbird
Phaethon lepturus
   
 
 
   
 
  Red-tailed Tropicbird
Phaethon rubricaudus
ZH+ Red-tailed Tropic-bird
Phaethon rubricauda
H- Red-tailed Tropicbird
Phaethon rubricauda
  Red-tailed Tropicbird
Phaethon rubricauda
  Red-tailed Tropicbird
Phaethon rubricauda
AC wc  
American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
  American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
Q- White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
  White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
  White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
Q+ American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
  American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
   
Brown Pelican
Pelecanus fuscus
  Brown Pelican
Pelecanus fuscus
R Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
L Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
  Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
  Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
  Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
   
California Brown Pelican
Pelecanus californicus
  California Brown Pelican
Pelecanus californicus
  California Brown Pelican
Pelecanus californicus
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Boobies and Gannet   Return to Top of Page
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Distr.
Notes
Blue-faced Booby
Sula cyanops
  Blue-faced Booby
Sula cyanops
  Blue-faced Booby
Sula cyanops
R Blue-faced Booby
Sula dactylatra
  Blue-faced Booby
Sula dactylatra
Qc Masked Booby
Sula dactylatra
  Masked Booby
Sula dactylatra
   
 
 
  Blue-footed Booby
Sula gossi
R Blue-footed Booby
Sula nebouxi
Zi Blue-footed Booby
Sula nebouxii
  Blue-footed Booby
Sula nebouxii
  Blue-footed Booby
Sula nebouxii
  Blue-footed Booby
Sula nebouxii
   
Booby
Sula sula
  Booby
Sula sula
R Booby
Sula leucogastra
Q+Z White-bellied Booby
Sula leucogaster
LQc Brown Booby
Sula leucogaster
  Brown Booby
Sula leucogaster
  Brown Booby
Sula leucogaster
   
 
 
  Brewster's Booby
Sula brewsteri
  Brewster's Booby
Sula brewsteri
  Brewster's Booby
Sula brewsteri
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
Red-footed Booby
Sula piscator
  Red-footed Booby
Sula piscator
  Red-footed Booby
Sula piscator
  Red-footed Booby
Sula piscator
R Red-footed Booby
Sula sula
  Red-footed Booby
Sula sula
  Red-footed Booby
Sula sula
   
Gannet
Sula bassana
  Gannet
Sula bassana
  Gannet
Sula bassana
R Gannet
Moris bassana
R Gannet
Morus bassanus
RQ+ Northern Gannet
Sula bassanus
R Northern Gannet
Morus bassanus
  Moris Leach 1816 = Morus Vieillot 1816
Cormorants, Anhinga and Frigatebirds   Return to Top of Page
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 1957 
 1983 
 1998 
Distr.
Notes
Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
  Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
  Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
Q+ European Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
Qc Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
  Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
  Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
   
Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax dilophus
  Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax dilophus
R Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
  Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
  Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
  Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
  Double-crested Corm.
Phalacrocorax auritus
   
Mexican Cormorant
Phalacrocorax mexicanus
  Mexican Cormorant
Phalacrocorax mexicanus
R Mexican Cormorant
Phalacrocorax vigua
R Mexican Cormorant
Phalacrocorax olivaceus
Qc Olivaceous Cormorant
Phalacrocorax olivaceus
  Olivaceous Cormorant
Phalacrocorax olivaceus
RQc Neotropic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax brasilianus
   
Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  Brandt's Cormorant
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
   
Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
   
Red-faced Cormorant
Phalacrocorax urile
  Red-faced Cormorant
Phalacrocorax urile
  Red-faced Cormorant
Phalacrocorax urile
  Red-faced Cormorant
Phalacrocorax urile
  Red-faced Cormorant
Phalacrocorax urile
  Red-faced Cormorant
Phalacrocorax urile
  Red-faced Cormorant
Phalacrocorax urile
   
Anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
  Anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
E Water-Turkey
Anhinga anhinga
  Water-Turkey
Anhinga anhinga
E Anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
  Anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
  Anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
   
Man-o'-War Bird
Fregata aquila
  Man-o'-War Bird
Fregata aquila
H+ Man-o'-war-bird
Fregata aquila
R Man-o'-war-bird
Fregata magnificens
E Magnificent Frigatebird
Fregata magnificens
  Magnificent Frigatebird
Fregata magnificens
  Magnificent Frigatebird
Fregata magnificens
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Great Frigatebird
Fregata minor
AC wc  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Lesser Frigatebird
Fregata ariel
  Lesser Frigatebird
Fregata ariel
AC ec  
Herons, Egrets and Bitterns   Return to Top of Page
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Distr.
Notes
Ward's Heron
Ardea wardi
  Ward's Heron
Ardea wardi
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
  Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
L Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
  Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
  Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
L Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
  Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
   
Great White Heron
Ardea occidentalis
  Great White Heron
Ardea occidentalis
  Great White Heron
Ardea occidentalis
  Great White Heron
Ardea occidentalis
  Great White Heron
Ardea occidentalis
L  
 
   
 
  considered a color morph
European Blue Heron
Ardea cinerea
  European Blue Heron
Ardea cinerea
Q- European Heron
Ardea cinerea
  European Heron
Ardea cinerea
Qc Gray Heron
Ardea cinerea
  Gray Heron
Ardea cinerea
  Gray Heron
Ardea cinerea
AC green  
Green Heron
Ardea virescens
  Green Heron
Ardea virescens
R Green Heron
Butorides virescens
  Green Heron
Butorides virescens
  Green Heron
Butorides virescens
RQc Green-backed Heron
Butorides striatus
RQc Green Heron
Butorides virescens
   
Little Blue Heron
Ardea coerulea
R Little Blue Heron
Ardea caerulea
R Little Blue Heron
Florida caerulea
  Little Blue Heron
Florida caerulea
  Little Blue Heron
Florida caerulea
R Little Blue Heron
Egretta caerulea
  Little Blue Heron
Egretta caerulea
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
  Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
  Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
   
Reddish Egret
Ardea rufa
R Reddish Egret
Ardea rufescens
R Reddish Egret
Dichromanassa rufescens
  Reddish Egret
Dichromanassa rufescens
  Reddish Egret
Dichromanassa rufescens
R Reddish Egret
Egretta rufescens
  Reddish Egret
Egretta rufescens
   
American Egret
Ardea egretta
  American Egret
Ardea egretta
Q-R Egret
Herodias egretta
RQ+ American Egret
Casmerodius albus
Qc Common Egret
Casmerodius albus
  Common Egret
Casmerodius albus
RQc Great Egret
Ardea alba
   
Snowy Heron
Ardea candidissima
  Snowy Heron
Ardea candidissima
RE Snowy Egret
Egretta candidissima
R Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
  Snowy Egret
Leucophoyx thula
R Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
  Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Chinese Egret
Egretta eulophotes
AC al  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
  Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
  Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
AC ec  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Western Reef-Heron
Egretta gularis
AC ec  
Louisiana Heron
Ardea tricolor
  Louisiana Heron
Ardea tricolor
R Louisiana Heron
Hydranassa tricolor
  Louisiana Heron
Hydranassa tricolor
  Louisiana Heron
Hydranassa tricolor
RQc Tricolored Heron
Egretta tricolor
  Tricolored Heron
Egretta tricolor
   
Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
  Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
  Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
  Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
  Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
  Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
  Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
   
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violaceus
  Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violaceus
Z Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violacea
  Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violacea
  Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violacea
R Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax violaceus
Z Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax violacea
   
Least Bittern
Ardetta exilis
  Least Bittern
Ardetta exilis
R Least Bittern
Ixobrychus exilis
L Least Bittern
Ixobrychus exilis
  Least Bittern
Ixobrychus exilis
  Least Bittern
Ixobrychus exilis
  Least Bittern
Ixobrychus exilis
   
 
 
  Cory's Least Bittern
Ardetta neoxena
R Cory's Least Bittern
Ixobrychus neoxenus
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Yellow Bittern
Ixybrychus sinensis
AC ak  
American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
  American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
Q- Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
Q+ American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
  American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
  American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
  American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
   
Ibises, Stork, Jabiru, Spoonbills and Flamingo   Return to Top of Page
 1886 
 1895 
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 1983 
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Distr.
Notes
Wood Ibis
Tantalus loculator
  Wood Ibis
Tantalus loculator
R Wood Ibis
Mycteria americana
  Wood Ibis
Mycteria americana
  Wood Ibis
Mycteria americana
E Wood Stork
Mycteria americana
  Wood Stork
Mycteria americana
   
Jabiru
Mycteria americana
  Jabiru
Mycteria americana
R Jabiru
Jabiru mycteria
A  
 
   
 
  Jabiru
Jabiru mycteria
  Jabiru
Jabiru mycteria
AC tx  
Glossy Ibis
Plegadis autumnalis
  Glossy Ibis
Plegadis autumnalis
  Glossy Ibis
Plegadis autumnalis
RQ+ Eastern Glossy Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus
Q- Glossy Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus
  Glossy Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus
  Glossy Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus
   
White-faced Glossy Ibis
Plegadis guarauna
  White-faced Glossy Ibis
Plegadis guarauna
  White-faced Glossy Ibis
Plegadis guarauna
  White-faced Glossy Ibis
Plegadis guarauna
Q- White-faced Ibis
Plegadis chihi
  White-faced Ibis
Plegadis chihi
  White-faced Ibis
Plegadis chihi
   
White Ibis
Gaura alba
  White Ibis
Gaura alba
  White Ibis
Gaura alba
  White Ibis
Gaura alba
  White Ibis
Eudocimus albus
  White Ibis
Eudocimus albus
  White Ibis
Eudocimus albus
   
Scarlet Ibis
Guara rubra
  Scarlet Ibis
Guara rubra
  Scarlet Ibis
Guara rubra
  Scarlet Ibis
Guara rubra
  Scarlet Ibis
Eudocimus ruber
  Scarlet Ibis
Eudocimus ruber
  Scarlet Ibis
Eudocimus ruber
AC fl  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  White Spoonbill
Platalea leucorodia
A  
 
   
 
   
Roseate Spoonbill
Ajaja ajaja
  Roseate Spoonbill
Ajaja ajaja
R Roseate Spoonbill
Ajaia ajaja
  Roseate Spoonbill
Ajaia ajaja
  Roseate Spoonbill
Ajaia ajaja
  Roseate Spoonbill
Ajaia ajaja
  Roseate Spoonbill
Ajaia ajaja
   
American Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
  American Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
Q- Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
  Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
Q+ American Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
Qc Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
  Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
AC fl  
Swans, Brant and Geese   Return to Top of Page
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Distr.
Notes
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Mute Swan
Sthenelides olor
  Mute Swan
Cygnus olor
  Mute Swan
Cygnus olor
  Mute Swan
Cygnus olor
Intr  
Whooping Swan
Olor cygnus
  Whooping Swan
Olor cygnus
Qc Whooper Swan
Olor cygnus
R Whooper Swan
Cygnus cygnus
R Whooper Swan
Olor cygnus
R Whooper Swan
Cygnus cygnus
  Whooper Swan
Cygnus cygnus
AC ak  
Whistling Swan
Olor columbianus
  Whistling Swan
Olor columbianus
  Whistling Swan
Olor columbianus
R Whistling Swan
Cygnus columbianus
R Whistling Swan
Olor columbianus
RQc Tundra Swan
Cygnus columbianus
  Tundra Swan
Cygnus columbianus
   
Trumpeter Swan
Olor buccinator
  Trumpeter Swan
Olor buccinator
  Trumpeter Swan
Olor buccinator
R Trumpeter Swan
Cygnus buccinator
R Trumpeter Swan
Olor buccinator
R Trumpeter Swan
Cygnus buccinator
  Trumpeter Swan
Cygnus buccinator
   
Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
  Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
  Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
Q+ Common Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
Q- Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
  Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
  Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
   
Brant
Branta bernicla
  Brant
Branta bernicla
  Brant
Branta bernicla
Q+ American Brant
Branta bernicla
Q- Brant
Branta bernicla
L Brant
Branta bernicla
  Brant
Branta bernicla
   
Black Brant
Branta nigricans
  Black Brant
Branta nigricans
  Black Brant
Branta nigricans
  Black Brant
Branta nigricans
  Black Brant
Branta nigricans
L  
 
   
 
  lumped Branta bernicla
Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis
  Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis
  Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis
  Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis
  Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis
  Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis
  Barnacle Goose
Branta leucopsis
AC ec  
Emperor Goose
Philacte canagica
  Emperor Goose
Philacte canagica
  Emperor Goose
Philacte canagica
  Emperor Goose
Philacte canagica
  Emperor Goose
Philacte canagica
R Emperor Goose
Chen canagica
  Emperor Goose
Chen canagica
   
 
 
   
 
  Pink-footed Goose
Anser brachyrhynchus
  Pink-footed Goose
Anser brachyrhynchus
A  
 
  Pink-footed Goose
Anser brachyrhynchus
  Pink-footed Goose
Anser brachyrhynchus
AC ec  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Lesser White-fronted Goose
Anser erythropus
  Lesser White-fronted Goose
Anser erythropus
AC ak  
White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
  White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
Q+ European White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
  White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
  White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
Q+ Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
  Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
   
 
 
   
 
  Bean Goose
Anser fabalis
  Bean Goose
Anser fabalis
  Bean Goose
Anser fabalis
  Bean Goose
Anser fabalis
  Bean Goose
Anser fabalis
AC al  
Lesser Snow Goose
Chen hyperborea
  Lesser Snow Goose
Chen hyperborea
Q-Z Snow Goose
Chen hyperboreus
Z Snow Goose
Chen hyperborea
  Snow Goose
Chen hyperborea
LR Snow Goose
Chen caerulescens
  Snow Goose
Chen caerulescens
   
 
 
  Blue Goose
Chen caerulescens
  Blue Goose
Chen caerulescens
  Blue Goose
Chen caerulescens
  Blue Goose
Chen caerulescens
L  
 
   
 
   
Ross's Snow Goose
Chen rossii
  Ross's Snow Goose
Chen rossii
Q-Zi Ross's Goose
Chen rossi
  Ross's Goose
Chen rossi
QsZi Ross' Goose
Chen rossii
  Ross' Goose
Chen rossii
Qs Ross's Goose
Chen rossii
   
Ducks, Scoters, Eiders and Mergansers   Return to Top of Page
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Distr.
Notes
Black-bellied Tree-duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
  Black-bellied Tree-duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
  Black-bellied Tree-duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
  Black-bellied Tree-duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
  Black-bellied Tree Duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
E Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
  Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
   
Fulvous Tree-duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
  Fulvous Tree-duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
  Fulvous Tree-duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
  Fulvous Tree-duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
  Fulvous Tree Duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
E Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
  Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  West Indian Tree Duck
Dendrocygna arborea
E West Indian Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna arborea
  West Indian Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna arborea
AC fl, berm  
 
 
   
 
   
 
  White-faced Tree-duck
Dendrocygna viduata
A  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Sheld-Duck
Tadorna tadorna
  Sheld-Duck
Tadorna tadorna
A  
 
   
 
   
 
 
   
 
  Ruddy Sheldrake
Casarca ferruginea
  Ruddy Sheldrake
Casarca ferruginea
  Ruddy Sheldrake
Casarca ferruginea
A  
 
   
 
   
Mallard
Anas boschas
  Mallard
Anas boschas
R Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
  Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
  Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
L Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
  Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
  New Mexican Duck
Anas diazi
Q- Mexican Duck
Anas diazi
L  
 
   
 
   
Black Duck
Anas obscura
  Black Duck
Anas obscura
R Black Duck
Anas rubripes
  Black Duck
Anas rubripes
  Black Duck
Anas rubripes
Q+ American Black Duck
Anas rubripes
  American Black Duck
Anas rubripes
   
Florida Duck
Anas fulvigula
  Florida Duck
Anas fulvigula
  Florida Duck
Anas fulvigula
  Florida Duck
Anas fulvigula
Qc Mottled Duck
Anas fulvigula
  Mottled Duck
Anas fulvigula
  Mottled Duck
Anas fulvigula
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Spot-billed Duck
Anas poecilorhyncha
  Spot-billed Duck
Anas poecilorhyncha
AC ak  
Gadwall
Anas strepera
  Gadwall
Anas strepera
R Gadwall
Chaulelasmus streperus
  Gadwall
Chaulelasmus streperus
R Gadwall
Anas strepera
  Gadwall
Anas strepera
  Gadwall
Anas strepera
   
Pintail
Dafila acuta
  Pintail
Dafila acuta
  Pintail
Dafila acuta
Q+ American Pintail
Dafila acuta
RQ- Pintail
Anas acuta
Q+ Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
  Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Bahama Pintail
Dafila bahamensis
E Bahama Duck
Anas bahamensis
E White-cheeked Pintail
Anas bahamensis
  White-cheeked Pintail
Anas bahamensis
AC fl  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Garganey
Anas querquedula
  Garganey
Anas querquedula
AC na  
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Falcated Teal
Eunetta falcata
R Falcated Teal
Anas falcata
  Falcated Teal
Anas falcata
  Falcated Teal
Anas falcata
AC ak  
European Teal
Anas crecca
  European Teal
Anas crecca
R European Teal
Nettion crecca
  European Teal
Nettion crecca
RQc Common Teal
Anas crecca
LQc Green-winged Teal
Anas crecca
  Green-winged Teal
Anas crecca
   
Green-winged Teal
Anas carolinensis
  Green-winged Teal
Anas carolinensis
R Green-winged Teal
Nettion carolinense
  Green-winged Teal
Nettion carolinense
R Green-winged Teal
Anas carolinensis
L  
 
   
 
  lumped with Anas crecca
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Baikal Teal
Nettion formosum
R Baikal Teal
Anas formosa
  Baikal Teal
Anas formosa
  Baikal Teal
Anas formosa
   
Blue-winged Teal
Anas discors
  Blue-winged Teal
Anas discors
R Blue-winged Teal
Querquedula discors
  Blue-winged Teal
Querquedula discors
R Blue-winged Teal
Anas discors
  Blue-winged Teal
Anas discors
  Blue-winged Teal
Anas discors
   
Cinnamon Teal
Anas cyanoptera
  Cinnamon Teal
Anas cyanoptera
R Cinnamon Teal
Quequerdula cyanoptera
  Cinnamon Teal
Quequerdula cyanoptera
R Cinnamon Teal
Anas cyanoptera
  Cinnamon Teal
Anas cyanoptera
  Cinnamon Teal
Anas cyanoptera
   
Widgeon
Anas penelope
  Widgeon
Anas penelope
RQ+ European Widgeon
Mareca penelope
  European Widgeon
Mareca penelope
  European Widgeon
Mareca penelope
REspQc Eurasian Wigeon
Anas penelope
  Eurasian Wigeon
Anas penelope
   
Baldpate
Anas americana
  Baldpate
Anas americana
R Baldpate
Mareca americana
  Baldpate
Mareca americana
E American Widgeon
Mareca americana
REsp American Wigeon
Anas americana
  American Wigeon
Anas americana
   
Shoveller
Spatula clypeata
  Shoveller
Spatula clypeata
  Shoveller
Spatula clypeata
  Shoveller
Spatula clypeata
Esp Shoveler
Spatula clypeata
RQ+ Northern Shoveler
Anas clypeata
  Northern Shoveler
Anas clypeata
   
Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
  Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
  Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
  Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
  Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
  Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
  Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Muscovy Duck
Cairina moschata
AC tx  
Redhead
Aythya americana
  Redhead
Aythya americana
R Redhead
Marila americana
R Redhead
Nyroca americana
R Redhead
Aythya americana
  Redhead
Aythya americana
  Redhead
Aythya americana
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Pochard
Nyroca ferina
RQ+ Common Pochard
Aythya ferina
  Common Pochard
Aythya ferina
  Common Pochard
Aythya ferina
AC ak  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
  Baer's Pochard
Aythya baeri
A  
 
   
 
   
Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
  Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
R Ring-necked Duck
Marila collaris
R Ring-necked Duck
Nyroca collaris
R Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
  Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
  Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
   
Canvas-back
Aythya vallisneria
  Canvas-back
Aythya vallisneria
R Canvas-back
Marila valisineria
R Canvas-back
Nyroca valisineria
RH- Canvasback
Aythya valisineria
  Canvasback
Aythya valisineria
  Canvasback
Aythya valisineria
   
American Scaup Duck
Aythya marila
  American Scaup Duck
Aythya marila
RQ- Scaup Duck
Marila marila
RQ+ Greater Scaup Duck
Nyroca marila
RE Greater Scaup
Aythya marila
  Greater Scaup
Aythya marila
  Greater Scaup
Aythya marila
   
Lesser Scaup Duck
Aythya affinis
  Lesser Scaup Duck
Aythya affinis
R Lesser Scaup Duck
Marila affinis
R Lesser Scaup Duck
Nyroca affinis
RE Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
  Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
  Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
   
 
 
   
 
   
 
  Tufted Duck
Nyroca fuligula
R Tufted Duck
Aythya fuligula
  Tufted Duck
Aythya fuligula
  Tufted Duck
Aythya fuligula
AC na  
Rufous-crested Duck
Netta rufina
  Rufous-crested Duck
Netta rufina
  Rufous-crested Duck
Netta rufina
  Rufous-crested Duck
Netta rufina
A  
 
   
 
   
 
   
American Golden-eye
Glaucionetta clangula
  American Golden-eye
Glaucionetta clangula
RQ- Golden-eye
Clangula clangula
RQ+ American Golden-eye
Glaucionetta clangula
RQcH- Common Goldeneye
Bucephala clangula
  Common Goldeneye
Bucephala clangula
  Common Goldeneye
Bucephala clangula
   
Barrow's Golden-eye
Glaucionette islandica
  Barrow's Golden-eye
Glaucionette islandica
R Barrow's Golden-eye
Clangula islandica
R Barrow's Golden-eye
Glaucionetta islandica
RH- Barrow's Goldeneye
Bucephala islandica
  Barrow's Goldeneye
Bucephala islandica
  Barrow's Goldeneye
Bucephala islandica
   
Buffle-head
Charitonetta albeola
  Buffle-head
Charitonetta albeola
  Buffle-head
Charitonetta albeola
  Buffle-head
Charitonetta albeola
RH- Bufflehead
Bucephala albeola
  Bufflehead
Bucephala albeola
  Bufflehead
Bucephala albeola
   
Old-squaw
Clangula hyemalis
  Old-squaw
Clangula hyemalis
R Old-squaw
Harelda hyemalis
R Old-squaw
Clangula hyemalis
H- Oldsquaw
Clangula hyemalis
  Oldsquaw
Clangula hyemalis
  Oldsquaw
Clangula hyemalis
  2000: Long-tailed Duck
Harlequin Duck
Histrionicus histrionicus
  Harlequin Duck
Histrionicus histrionicus
  Harlequin Duck
Histrionicus histrionicus
  Harlequin Duck
Histrionicus histrionicus
  Harlequin Duck
Histrionicus histrionicus
  Harlequin Duck
Histrionicus histrionicus
  Harlequin Duck
Histrionicus histrionicus
   
Labrador Duck
Camptolaimus labradorius
  Labrador Duck
Camptolaimus labradorius
R Labrador Duck
Camptorhynchus labradorius
  Labrador Duck
Camptorhynchus labradorius
Z Labrador Duck
Camptorhynchus labradorium
Z Labrador Duck (extinct)
Camptorhynchus labradorius
  Labrador Duck (extinct)
Camptorhynchus labradorius
  Extinct
Steller's Eider
Eniconetta stelleri
  Steller's Eider
Eniconetta stelleri
R Steller's Eider
Polysticta stelleri
  Steller's Eider
Polysticta stelleri
  Steller's Eider
Polysticta stelleri
  Steller's Eider
Polysticta stelleri
  Steller's Eider
Polysticta stelleri
   
American Eider
Somateria dresseri
  American Eider
Somateria dresseri
Q- Eider
Somateria dresseri
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
Eider
Somateria mollissima
Q+ Northern Eider
Somateria mollissima
  Northern Eider
Somateria mollissima
L Eider
Somateria mollissima
LQ+ Common Eider
Somateria mollissima
  Common Eider
Somateria mollissima
  Common Eider
Somateria mollissima
   
Pacific Eider
Somateria v-nigra
  Pacific Eider
Somateria v-nigra
  Pacific Eider
Somateria v-nigra
  Pacific Eider
Somateria v-nigra
L  
 
   
 
   
 
   
King Eider
Somateria spectabilis
  King Eider
Somateria spectabilis
  King Eider
Somateria spectabilis
  King Eider
Somateria spectabilis
  King Eider
Somateria spectabilis
  King Eider
Somateria spectabilis
  King Eider
Somateria spectabilis
   
Spectacled Eider
Arctonetta fisheri
  Spectacled Eider
Arctonetta fisheri
  Spectacled Eider
Arctonetta fisheri
  Spectacled Eider
Arctonetta fisheri
R Spectacled Eider
Lampronetta fisheri
R Spectacled Eider
Somateria fisheri
  Spectacled Eider
Somateria fisheri
   
Velvet Scoter
Oidemia fusca
  Velvet Scoter
Oidemia fusca
  Velvet Scoter
Oidemia fusca
R Velvet Scoter
Melanitta fusca
  Velvet Scoter
Melanitta fusca
LQc White-winged Scoter
Melanitta fusca
  White-winged Scoter
Melanitta fusca
   
White-winged Scoter
Oidemia deglandi
  White-winged Scoter
Oidemia deglandi
  White-winged Scoter
Oidemia deglandi
R White-winged Scoter
Melanitta deglandi
  White-winged Scoter
Melanitta deglandi
L  
 
   
 
   
Surf Scoter
Oidemia perspicillata
  Surf Scoter
Oidemia perspicillata
  Surf Scoter
Oidemia perspicillata
R Surf Scoter
Melanitta perspicillata
  Surf Scoter
Melanitta perspicillata
  Surf Scoter
Melanitta perspicillata
  Surf Scoter
Melanitta perspicillata
   
American Scoter
Oidemia americana
  American Scoter
Oidemia americana
Q- Scoter
Oidemia americana
Q+ American Scoter
Oidemia americana
RQc Common Scoter
Oidemia nigra
RQc Black Scoter
Melanitta nigra
  Black Scoter
Melanitta nigra
   
Ruddy Duck
Erismatura rubida
  Ruddy Duck
Erismatura rubida
R Ruddy Duck
Erismatura jamaicensis
  Ruddy Duck
Erismatura jamaicensis
R Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis
  Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis
  Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis
   
Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus
  Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus
  Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus
  Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus
R Masked Duck
Oxyura dominica
  Masked Duck
Oxyura dominica
R Masked Duck
Nomonyx dominicus
   
Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
  Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
  Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
  Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
  Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
  Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
  Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
   
American Merganser
Merganser americanus
  American Merganser
Merganser americanus
RQ- Merganser
Mergus americanus
RQ+ American Merganser
Mergus merganser
Qc Common Merganser
Mergus merganser
  Common Merganser
Mergus merganser
  Common Merganser
Mergus merganser
   
Red-breasted Merganser
Merganser serrator
  Red-breasted Merganser
Merganser serrator
R Red-breasted Merganser
Merganser serrator
  Red-breasted Merganser
Merganser serrator
  Red-breasted Merganser
Merganser serrator
  Red-breasted Merganser
Merganser serrator
  Red-breasted Merganser
Merganser serrator
   
 
 
   
 
  Smew
Mergellus albellus
A  
 
   
 
  Smew
Mergellus albellus
  Smew
Mergellus albellus
AC na  



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