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MAINE BIRDING TRAIL

Maine Bird Checklist

GEESE and DUCKS
  • Snow Goose
  • Brant
  • Canada Goose
  • Mute Swan
  • Wood Duck
  • Gadwall
  • American Wigeon
  • American Black Duck
  • Mallard
  • Blue-winged Teal
  • Northern Shoveler
  • Northern Pintail
  • Green-winged Teal
  • Redhead
  • Ring-necked Duck
  • Greater Scaup
  • Lesser Scaup
  • King Eider
  • Common Eider
  • Harlequin Duck
  • Surf Scoter
  • White-winged Scoter
  • Black Scoter
  • Long-tailed Duck
  • Bufflehead
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Barrow's Goldeneye
  • Hooded Merganser
  • Common Merganser
  • Red-breasted Merganser
  • Ruddy Duck
GROUSE and TURKEYS
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Ruffed Grouse
  • Spruce Grouse
  • Wild Turkey
LOONS
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Pacific Loon
  • Common Loon
GREBES
  • Pied-billed Grebe
  • Horned Grebe
  • Red-necked Grebe
SHEARWATERS and PETRELS
  • Northern Fulmar
  • Great Shearwater
  • Sooty Shearwater
  • Corys Shearwater
  • Manx Shearwater
  • Wilson's Storm-Petrel
  • Leach's Storm-Petrel
BOOBIES
  • Northern Gannet
CORMORANTS
  • Double-crested Cormorant
  • Great Cormorant
BITTERNS and HERONS
  • American Bittern
  • Least Bittern
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret
  • Little Blue Heron
  • Tricolored Heron
  • Green Heron
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron
  • Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
IBISES
  • Glossy Ibis
  • White-faced Ibis
VULTURES
  • Turkey Vulture
HAWKS and EAGLES
  • Osprey
  • Bald Eagle
  • Northern Harrier
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
  • Cooper's Hawk
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Broad-winged Hawk
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Rough-legged Hawk
  • Golden Eagle
RAILS and CRANES
  • Virginia Rail
  • Sora
  • Common Moorhen
  • American Coot
  • Sandhill Crane
OYSTERCATCHERS
  • American Oystercatcher
PLOVERS
  • Black-bellied Plover
  • American Golden-Plover
  • Semipalmated Plover
  • Piping Plover
  • Killdeer
SANDPIPERS
  • Spotted Sandpiper
  • Solitary Sandpiper
  • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Willet
  • Lesser Yellowlegs
  • Upland Sandpiper
  • Whimbrel
  • Hudsonian Godwit
  • Ruddy Turnstone
  • Red Knot
  • Sanderling
  • Semipalmated Sandpiper
  • Least Sandpiper
  • White-rumped Sandpiper
  • Baird's Sandpiper
  • Pectoral Sandpiper
  • Purple Sandpiper
  • Dunlin
  • Stilt Sandpiper
  • Buff-breasted Sandpiper
  • Short-billed Dowitcher
  • Long-billed Dowitcher
  • Wilson's Snipe
  • American Woodcock
  • Wilson's Phalarope
  • Red-necked Phalarope
  • Red Phalarope
SKUAS and JAEGERS
  • Great Skua
  • South Polar Skua
  • Pomarine Jaeger
  • Parasitic Jaeger
ALCIDS
  • Dovekie
  • Common Murre
  • Thick-billed Murre
  • Razorbill
  • Black Guillemot
  • Atlantic Puffin
GULLS and TERNS
  • Laughing Gull
  • Little Gull
  • Black-headed Gull
  • Bonaparte's Gull
  • Ring-billed Gull
  • Herring Gull
  • Iceland Gull
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Glaucous Gull
  • Great Black-backed Gull
  • Black-legged Kittiwake
  • Least Tern
  • Caspian Tern
  • Black Tern
  • Roseate Tern
  • Common Tern
  • Arctic Tern
  • Forster's Tern
PIGEONS and DOVES
  • Rock Pigeon
  • Mourning Dove
CUCKOOS
  • Black-billed Cuckoo
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo
OWLS
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Snowy Owl
  • Barred Owl
  • Short-eared Owl
  • Northern Saw-whet Owl
NIGHTJARS
  • Common Nighthawk
  • Whip-poor-will
SWIFTS
  • Chimney Swift
HUMMINGBIRDS
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
KINGFISHERS
  • Belted Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Am. Three-toed Woodpecker
  • Black-backed Woodpecker
  • Northern Flicker
  • Pileated Woodpecker
FALCONS
  • American Kestrel
  • Merlin
  • Peregrine Falcon
FLYCATCHERS
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
  • Alder Flycatcher
  • Willow Flycatcher
  • Least Flycatcher
  • Eastern Phoebe
  • Great Crested Flycatcher
  • Eastern Kingbird
SHRIKES
  • Northern Shrike
VIREOS
  • White-eyed Vireo
  • Yellow-throated Vireo
  • Blue-headed Vireo
  • Warbling Vireo
  • Philadelphia Vireo
  • Red-eyed Vireo
JAYS and CROWS
  • Gray Jay
  • Blue Jay
  • American Crow
  • Fish Crow
  • Common Raven
LARKS
  • Horned Lark
SWALLOWS
  • Purple Martin
  • Tree Swallow
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow
  • Bank Swallow
  • Cliff Swallow
  • Barn Swallow
CHICKADEES
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • Boreal Chickadee
  • Tufted Titmouse
NUTHATCHES
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch
  • White-breasted Nuthatch
CREEPERS
  • Brown Creeper
WRENS
  • Carolina Wren
  • House Wren
  • Winter Wren
  • Marsh Wren
KINGLETS
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
GNATCATCHERS
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
THRUSHES
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Veery
  • Bicknell's Thrush
  • Swainson's Thrush
  • Hermit Thrush
  • Wood Thrush
  • American Robin
MIMICS
  • Gray Catbird
  • Northern Mockingbird
  • Brown Thrasher
STARLINGS
  • European Starling
PIPITS
  • American Pipit
WAXWINGS
  • Bohemian Waxwing
  • Cedar Waxwing
LONGSPURS & SNOW BUNTINGS
  • Lapland Longspur
  • Snow Bunting
WOOD WARBLERS
  • Blue-winged Warbler
  • Tennessee Warbler
  • Nashville Warbler
  • Northern Parula
  • Yellow Warbler
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler
  • Magnolia Warbler
  • Cape May Warbler
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • Black-throated Green Warbler
  • Blackburnian Warbler
  • Pine Warbler
  • Prairie Warbler
  • Palm Warbler
  • Bay-breasted Warbler
  • Blackpoll Warbler
  • Black-and-white Warbler
  • American Redstart
  • Ovenbird
  • Northern Waterthrush
  • Louisiana Waterthrush
  • Mourning Warbler
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • Wilson's Warbler
  • Canada Warbler
SPARROWS
  • Eastern Towhee
  • American Tree Sparrow
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • Clay-colored Sparrow
  • Field Sparrow
  • Lark Sparrow
  • Vesper Sparrow
  • Savannah Sparrow
  • Grasshopper Sparrow
  • Nelson's Sparrow
  • Saltmarsh Sparrow
  • Fox Sparrow
  • Song Sparrow
  • Lincoln's Sparrow
  • Swamp Sparrow
  • White-throated Sparrow
  • White-crowned Sparrow
  • Dark-eyed Junco
TANAGERS
  • Scarlet Tanager
Blackbirds
  • Bobolink
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Eastern Meadowlark
  • Rusty Blackbird
  • Common Grackle
  • Brown-headed Cowbird
  • Orchard Oriole
  • Baltimore Oriole
CARDINALS and allies
  • Northern Cardinal
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  • Indigo Bunting
FINCHES
  • Pine Grosbeak
  • Purple Finch
  • House Finch
  • Red Crossbill
  • White-winged Crossbill
  • Common Redpoll
  • Hoary Redpoll
  • Pine Siskin
  • American Goldfinch
  • Evening Grosbeak
Old World Sparrows
  • House Sparrow