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GOS 2018 Checklist

Georgia Ornithological Society - 2018 Checklist of Georgia Birds

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DUCKS, GEESE, SWANS

____ Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Dendrocygna autumnalis

____ Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Dendrocygna bicolor

____ Snow Goose, Anser caerulescens

____ Ross's Goose, Anser rossii

____ Greater White-fronted Goose, Anser albifrons

____ Brant, Branta bernicla

____ Cackling Goose, Branta hutchinsii

____ Canada Goose, Branta canadensis

____ Tundra Swan, Cygnus columbianus

____ Wood Duck, Aix sponsa

____ Blue-winged Teal, Spatula discors

____ Cinnamon Teal, Spatula cyanoptera

____ Northern Shoveler, Spatula clypeata

____ Gadwall, Mareca strepera

____ Eurasian Wigeon, Mareca penelope

____ American Wigeon, Mareca americana

____ Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos

____ American Black Duck, Anas rubripes

____ Mottled Duck, Anas fulvigula

____ Northern Pintail, Anas acuta

____ Green-winged Teal, Anas crecca

____ Canvasback, Aythya valisineria

____ Redhead, Aythya americana

____ Ring-necked Duck, Aythya collaris

____ Greater Scaup, Aythya marila

____ Lesser Scaup, Aythya affinis

____ King Eider, Somateria spectabilis

____ Common Eider, Somateria mollissima

____ Harlequin Duck, Histrionicus histrionicus

____ Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata

____ White-winged Scoter, Melanitta fusca

____ Black Scoter, Melanitta americana

____ Long-tailed Duck, Clangula hyemalis

____ Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola

____ Common Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula

____ Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus

____ Common Merganser, Mergus merganser

____ Red-breasted Merganser, Mergus serrator

____ Masked Duck, Nomonyx dominicus

____ Ruddy Duck, Oxyura jamaicensis

CHACHALACAS

____ Plain Chachalaca, Ortalis vetula

NEW WORLD QUAIL

____ Northern Bobwhite, Colinus virginianus

GROUSE, TURKEYS

____ Ruffed Grouse, Bonasa umbellus

____ Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallopavo

GREBES

____ Pied-billed Grebe, Podilymbus podiceps

____ Horned Grebe, Podiceps auritus

____ Red-necked Grebe, Podiceps grisegena

____ Eared Grebe, Podiceps nigricollis

____ Western Grebe, Aechmophorus occidentalis

PIGEONS, DOVES

____ Rock Pigeon, Columba livia

____ Eurasian Collared-Dove, Streptopelia decaocto

____ Inca Dove, Columbina inca

____ Common Ground-Dove, Columbina passerina

____ White-winged Dove, Zenaida asiatica

____ Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura

CUCKOOS, ANIS

____ Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus

____ Black-billed Cuckoo, Coccyzus erythropthalmus

____ Smooth-billed Ani, Crotophaga ani

NIGHTJARS

____ Common Nighthawk, Chordeiles minor

____ Chuck-will's-widow, Antrostomus carolinensis

____ Eastern Whip-poor-will, Antrostomus vociferus

SWIFTS

____ Chimney Swift, Chaetura pelagica

HUMMINGBIRDS

____ Green-breasted Mango, Anthracothorax prevostii

____ Rivoli's Hummingbird, Eugenes fulgens

____ Blue-throated Hummingbird, Lampornis clemenciae

____ Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Archilochus colubris

____ Black-chinned Hummingbird, Archilochus alexandri

____ Anna's Hummingbird, Calypte anna

____ Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Selasphorus platycercus

____ Rufous Hummingbird, Selasphorus rufus

____ Allen's Hummingbird, Selasphorus sasin

____ Calliope Hummingbird, Selasphorus calliope

____ Broad-billed Hummingbird, Cynanthus latirostris

____ Buff-bellied Hummingbird, Amazilia yucatanensis

 RAILS, GALLINULES, COOTS

____ Yellow Rail, Coturnicops noveboracensis

____ Black Rail, Laterallus jamaicensis

____ Clapper Rail, Rallus crepitans

____ King Rail, Rallus elegans

____ Virginia Rail, Rallus limicola

____ Sora, Porzana carolina

____ Purple Gallinule, Porphyrio martinicus

____ Common Gallinule, Gallinula galeata

____ American Coot, Fulica americana

LIMPKIN

____ Limpkin, Aramus guarauna

CRANES

____ Sandhill Crane, Antigone canadensis

____ Whooping Crane, Grus americana

STILTS, AVOCETS

____ Black-necked Stilt, Himantopus mexicanus

____ American Avocet, Recurvirostra americana

OYSTERCATCHERS

____ American Oystercatcher, Haematopus palliatus

PLOVERS

____ Northern Lapwing, Vanellus vanellus

____ Black-bellied Plover, Pluvialis squatarola

____ American Golden-Plover, Pluvialis dominica

____ Snowy Plover, Charadrius nivosus

____ Wilson's Plover, Charadrius wilsonia

____ Semipalmated Plover, Charadrius semipalmatus

____ Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus

____ Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus

SANDPIPERS, PHALAROPES

____ Upland Sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda

____ Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus

____ Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus

____ Hudsonian Godwit, Limosa haemastica

____ Marbled Godwit, Limosa fedoa

____ Ruddy Turnstone, Arenaria interpres

____ Red Knot, Calidris canutus

____ Ruff, Calidris pugnax

____ Stilt Sandpiper, Calidris himantopus

____ Curlew Sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea

____ Sanderling, Calidris alba

____ Dunlin, Calidris alpina

____ Purple Sandpiper, Calidris maritima

____ Baird's Sandpiper, Calidris bairdii

____ Least Sandpiper, Calidris minutilla

____ White-rumped Sandpiper, Calidris fuscicollis

____ Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Calidris subruficollis

____ Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos

____ Semipalmated Sandpiper, Calidris pusilla

____ Western Sandpiper, Calidris mauri

____ Short-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus

____ Long-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus scolopaceus

____ American Woodcock, Scolopax minor

____ Wilson's Snipe, Gallinago delicata

____ Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius

____ Solitary Sandpiper, Tringa solitaria

____ Lesser Yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes

____ Willet, Tringa semipalmata

____ Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca

____ Wilson's Phalarope, Phalaropus tricolor

____ Red-necked Phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus

____ Red Phalarope, Phalaropus fulicarius

SKUAS

____ South Polar Skua, Stercorarius maccormicki

____ Pomarine Jaeger, Stercorarius pomarinus

____ Parasitic Jaeger, Stercorarius parasiticus

____ Long-tailed Jaeger, Stercorarius longicaudus

AUKS

____ Dovekie, Alle alle

____ Razorbill, Alca torda

GULLS, TERNS, SKIMMERS

____ Black-legged Kittiwake, Rissa tridactyla

____ Ivory Gull, Pagophila eburnea

____ Sabine's Gull, Xema sabini

____ Bonaparte's Gull, Chroicocephalus philadelphia

____ Black-headed Gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus

____ Little Gull, Hydrocoloeus minutus

____ Laughing Gull, Leucophaeus atricilla

____ Franklin's Gull, Leucophaeus pipixcan

____ Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis

____ California Gull, Larus californicus

____ Herring Gull, Larus argentatus

____ Iceland Gull, Larus glaucoides

____ Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus

____ Glaucous Gull, Larus hyperboreus

____ Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus

____ Brown Noddy, Anous stolidus

____ Sooty Tern, Onychoprion fuscatus

____ Bridled Tern, Onychoprion anaethetus

____ Least Tern, Sternula antillarum

____ Gull-billed Tern, Gelochelidon nilotica

____ Caspian Tern, Hydroprogne caspia

____ Black Tern, Chlidonias niger

____ Common Tern, Sterna hirundo

____ Arctic Tern, Sterna paradisaea

____ Forster's Tern, Sterna forsteri

____ Royal Tern, Thalasseus maximus

____ Sandwich Tern, Thalasseus sandvicensis

____ Black Skimmer, Rynchops niger

TROPICBIRDS

____ White-tailed Tropicbird, Phaethon lepturus

____ Red-billed Tropicbird, Phaethon aethereus

LOONS

____ Red-throated Loon, Gavia stellata

____ Pacific Loon, Gavia pacifica

____ Common Loon, Gavia immer

____ Yellow-billed Loon, Gavia adamsii

SOUTHERN STORM-PETRELS

____ Wilson's Storm-Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus

NORTHERN STORM-PETRELS

____ Leach's Storm-Petrel, Oceanodroma leucorhoa

____ Band-rumped Storm-Petrel, Oceanodroma castro

PETRELS, SHEARWATERS

____ Black-capped Petrel, Pterodroma hasitata

____ Cory's Shearwater, Calonectris diomedea

____ Sooty Shearwater, Ardenna grisea

____ Great Shearwater, Ardenna gravis

____ Manx Shearwater, Puffinus puffinus

____ Audubon's Shearwater, Puffinus lherminieri

STORKS

____ Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

FRIGATEBIRDS

____ Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens

BOOBIES, GANNETS

____ Masked Booby, Sula dactylatra

____ Brown Booby, Sula leucogaster

____ Red-footed Booby, Sula sula

____ Northern Gannet, Morus bassanus

CORMORANTS 

____ Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus

____ Great Cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo

DARTERS

____ Anhinga, Anhinga anhinga

PELICANS

____ American White Pelican, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

____ Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis

BITTERNS, HERONS

____ American Bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus

____ Least Bittern, Ixobrychus exilis

____ Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias

____ Great Egret, Ardea alba

____ Snowy Egret, Egretta thula

____ Little Blue Heron, Egretta caerulea

____ Tricolored Heron, Egretta tricolor

____ Reddish Egret, Egretta rufescens

____ Cattle Egret, Bubulcus ibis

____ Green Heron, Butorides virescens

____ Black-crowned Night-Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax

____ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Nyctanassa violacea

IBISES, SPOONBILLS

____ White Ibis, Eudocimus albus

____ Glossy Ibis, Plegadis falcinellus

____ White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi

____ Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja

NEW WORLD VULTURES

____ Black Vulture, Coragyps atratus

____ Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura

OSPREY

____ Osprey, Pandion haliaetus

KITES, HAWKS, EAGLES

____ Swallow-tailed Kite, Elanoides forficatus

____ Golden Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos

____ Northern Harrier, Circus hudsonius

____ Sharp-shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus

____ Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii

____ Northern Goshawk, Accipiter gentilis

____ Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus

____ Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis

____ Red-shouldered Hawk, Buteo lineatus

____ Broad-winged Hawk, Buteo platypterus

____ Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus

____ Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis

____ Rough-legged Hawk, Buteo lagopus

BARN OWLS

____ Barn Owl, Tyto alba

TYPICAL OWLS

____ Eastern Screech-Owl, Megascops asio

____ Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus

____ Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiacus

____ Burrowing Owl, Athene cunicularia

____ Barred Owl, Strix varia

____ Long-eared Owl, Asio otus

____ Short-eared Owl, Asio flammeus

____ Northern Saw-whet Owl, Aegolius acadicus

KINGFISHERS

____ Belted Kingfisher, Megaceryle alcyon

WOODPECKERS

____ Red-headed Woodpecker, Melanerpes erythrocephalus

____ Red-bellied Woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus

____ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius

____ Downy Woodpecker, Dryobates pubescens

____ Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Dryobates borealis

____ Hairy Woodpecker, Dryobates villosus

____ Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus

____ Pileated Woodpecker, Dryocopus pileatus

____ Ivory-billed Woodpecker, Campephilus principalis

FALCONS

____ Crested Caracara, Caracara cheriway

____ American Kestrel, Falco sparverius

____ Merlin, Falco columbarius

____ Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus

TYRANT FLYCATCHERS

____ Olive-sided Flycatcher, Contopus cooperi

____ Eastern Wood-Pewee, Contopus virens

____ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Empidonax flaviventris

____ Acadian Flycatcher, Empidonax virescens

____ Alder Flycatcher, Empidonax alnorum

____ Willow Flycatcher, Empidonax traillii

____ Least Flycatcher, Empidonax minimus

____ Dusky Flycatcher, Empidonax oberholseri

____ Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe

____ Say's Phoebe, Sayornis saya

____ Vermilion Flycatcher, Pyrocephalus rubinus

____ Ash-throated Flycatcher, Myiarchus cinerascens

____ Great Crested Flycatcher, Myiarchus crinitus

____ Tropical Kingbird, Tyrannus melancholicus

____ Western Kingbird, Tyrannus verticalis

____ Eastern Kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus

____ Gray Kingbird, Tyrannus dominicensis

____ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Tyrannus forficatus

SHRIKES

____ Loggerhead Shrike, Lanius ludovicianus

VIREOS

____ White-eyed Vireo, Vireo griseus

____ Bell's Vireo, Vireo bellii

____ Yellow-throated Vireo, Vireo flavifrons

____ Blue-headed Vireo, Vireo solitarius

____ Philadelphia Vireo, Vireo philadelphicus

____ Warbling Vireo, Vireo gilvus

____ Red-eyed Vireo, Vireo olivaceus

CROWS, JAYS

____ Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata

____ Florida Scrub-Jay, Aphelocoma coerulescens

____ American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos

____ Fish Crow, Corvus ossifragus

____ Common Raven, Corvus corax

LARKS

____ Horned Lark, Eremophila alpestris

MARTINS, SWALLOWS

____ Purple Martin, Progne subis

____ Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor

____ Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Stelgidopteryx serripennis

____ Bank Swallow, Riparia riparia

____ Cliff Swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

____ Cave Swallow, Petrochelidon fulva

____ Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica

CHICKADEES, TITMICE

____ Carolina Chickadee, Poecile carolinensis

____ Tufted Titmouse, Baeolophus bicolor

NUTHATCHES

____ Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis

____ White-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis

____ Brown-headed Nuthatch, Sitta pusilla

CREEPERS

____ Brown Creeper, Certhia americana

WRENS

____ House Wren, Troglodytes aedon

____ Winter Wren, Troglodytes hiemalis

____ Sedge Wren, Cistothorus platensis

____ Marsh Wren, Cistothorus palustris

____ Carolina Wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus

____ Bewick's Wren, Thryomanes bewickii

GNATCATCHERS

____ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea

KINGLETS

____ Golden-crowned Kinglet, Regulus satrapa

____ Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Regulus calendula

OLD WORLD FLYCATCHERS

____ Northern Wheatear, Oenanthe oenanthe

THRUSHES

____ Eastern Bluebird, Sialia sialis

____ Veery, Catharus fuscescens

____ Gray-cheeked Thrush, Catharus minimus

____ Bicknell's Thrush, Catharus bicknelli

____ Swainson's Thrush, Catharus ustulatus

____ Hermit Thrush, Catharus guttatus

____ Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina

____ American Robin, Turdus migratorius

____ Varied Thrush, Ixoreus naevius

MOCKINGBIRDS, THRASHERS

____ Gray Catbird, Dumetella carolinensis

____ Brown Thrasher, Toxostoma rufum

____ Sage Thrasher, Oreoscoptes montanus

____ Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos

STARLINGS

____ European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris

WAXWINGS

____ Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum

OLD WORLD SPARROWS

____ House Sparrow, Passer domesticus

PIPITS

____ American Pipit, Anthus rubescens

____ Sprague's Pipit, Anthus spragueii

FINCHES

____ Evening Grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus

____ House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus

____ Purple Finch, Haemorhous purpureus

____ Common Redpoll, Acanthis flammea

____ Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra

____ White-winged Crossbill, Loxia leucoptera

____ Pine Siskin, Spinus pinus

____ American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis

LONGSPURS, SNOW BUNTINGS

____ Lapland Longspur, Calcarius lapponicus

____ Smith's Longspur, Calcarius pictus

____ McCown's Longspur, Rhynchophanes mccownii

____ Snow Bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis

EMBERIZIDS

____ Green-tailed Towhee, Pipilo chlorurus

____ Spotted Towhee, Pipilo maculatus

____ Eastern Towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus

____ Bachman's Sparrow, Peucaea aestivalis

____ American Tree Sparrow, Spizelloides arborea

____ Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina

____ Clay-colored Sparrow, Spizella pallida

____ Field Sparrow, Spizella pusilla

____ Vesper Sparrow, Pooecetes gramineus

____ Lark Sparrow, Chondestes grammacus

____ Lark Bunting, Calamospiza melanocorys

____ Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis

____ Grasshopper Sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum

____ Henslow's Sparrow, Centronyx henslowii

____ LeConte's Sparrow, Ammospiza leconteii

____ Seaside Sparrow, Ammospiza maritima

____ Nelson's Sparrow, Ammospiza nelsoni

____ Saltmarsh Sparrow, Ammospiza caudacuta

____ Fox Sparrow, Passerella iliaca

____ Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia

____ Lincoln's Sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii

____ Swamp Sparrow, Melospiza georgiana

____ White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis

____ Harris's Sparrow, Zonotrichia querula

____ White-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys

____ Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis

YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT

____ Yellow-breasted Chat, Icteria virens

ICTERIDS

____ Yellow-headed Blackbird, Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

____ Bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus

____ Eastern Meadowlark, Sturnella magna

____ Western Meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta

____ Orchard Oriole, Icterus spurius

____ Bullock's Oriole, Icterus bullockii

____ Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula

____ Scott's Oriole, Icterus parisorum

____ Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus

____ Shiny Cowbird, Molothrus bonariensis

____ Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater

____ Rusty Blackbird, Euphagus carolinus

____ Brewer's Blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus

____ Common Grackle, Quiscalus quiscula

____ Boat-tailed Grackle, Quiscalus major

WOOD-WARBLERS

____ Ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapilla

____ Worm-eating Warbler, Helmitheros vermivorum

____ Louisiana Waterthrush, Parkesia motacilla

____ Northern Waterthrush, Parkesia noveboracensis

____ Golden-winged Warbler, Vermivora chrysoptera

____ Blue-winged Warbler, Vermivora cyanoptera

____ Black-and-white Warbler, Mniotilta varia

____ Prothonotary Warbler, Protonotaria citrea

____ Swainson's Warbler, Limnothlypis swainsonii

____ Tennessee Warbler, Oreothlypis peregrina

____ Orange-crowned Warbler, Oreothlypis celata

____ Nashville Warbler, Oreothlypis ruficapilla

____ Virginia's Warbler, Oreothlypis virginiae

____ Connecticut Warbler, Oporornis agilis

____ MacGillivray's Warbler, Geothlypis tolmiei

____ Mourning Warbler, Geothlypis philadelphia

____ Kentucky Warbler, Geothlypis formosa

____ Common Yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas

____ Hooded Warbler, Setophaga citrina

____ American Redstart, Setophaga ruticilla

____ Kirtland's Warbler, Setophaga kirtlandii

____ Cape May Warbler, Setophaga tigrina

____ Cerulean Warbler, Setophaga cerulea

____ Northern Parula, Setophaga americana

____ Magnolia Warbler, Setophaga magnolia

____ Bay-breasted Warbler, Setophaga castanea

____ Blackburnian Warbler, Setophaga fusca

____ Yellow Warbler, Setophaga petechia

____ Chestnut-sided Warbler, Setophaga pensylvanica

____ Blackpoll Warbler, Setophaga striata

____ Black-throated Blue Warbler, Setophaga caerulescens

____ Palm Warbler, Setophaga palmarum

____ Pine Warbler, Setophaga pinus

____ Yellow-rumped Warbler, Setophaga coronata

____ Yellow-throated Warbler, Setophaga dominica

____ Prairie Warbler, Setophaga discolor

____ Black-throated Gray Warbler, Setophaga nigrescens

____ Townsend's Warbler, Setophaga townsendi

____ Black-throated Green Warbler, Setophaga virens

____ Canada Warbler, Cardellina canadensis

____ Wilson's Warbler, Cardellina pusilla

____ Red-faced Warbler, Cardellina rubrifrons

TANAGERS, GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS, etc.

____ Summer Tanager, Piranga rubra

____ Scarlet Tanager, Piranga olivacea

____ Western Tanager, Piranga ludoviciana

____ Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis

____ Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus

____ Black-headed Grosbeak, Pheucticus melanocephalus

____ Blue Grosbeak, Passerina caerulea

____ Indigo Bunting, Passerina cyanea

____ Painted Bunting, Passerina ciris

____ Dickcissel, Spiza americana