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February Checklist for Fire Island National Seashore, NY

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Waterfowl
______ Fulvous Whistling-Duck
______ Pink-footed Goose
______ Greater White-fronted Goose
______ Graylag Goose (Domestic type)
______ Snow Goose
______ Ross's Goose
______ Brant
______ Brant (Atlantic)
______ Barnacle Goose
______ Cackling Goose
______ Canada Goose
______ Mute Swan
______ Trumpeter Swan
______ Tundra Swan
______ Wood Duck
______ Gadwall
______ Eurasian Wigeon
______ American Wigeon
______ American Black Duck
______ Mallard
______ Mallard (Domestic type)
______ American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid)
______ Blue-winged Teal
______ Northern Shoveler
______ Northern Pintail
______ Green-winged Teal
______ Green-winged Teal (American)
______ Canvasback
______ Redhead
______ Ring-necked Duck
______ Tufted Duck
______ Greater Scaup
______ Lesser Scaup
______ Greater/Lesser Scaup
______ King Eider
______ Common Eider
______ Harlequin Duck
______ Surf Scoter
______ White-winged Scoter
______ Black Scoter
______ Surf/Black Scoter
______ scoter sp.
______ Long-tailed Duck
______ Bufflehead
______ Common Goldeneye
______ Barrow's Goldeneye
______ Hooded Merganser
______ Common Merganser
______ Red-breasted Merganser
______ Ruddy Duck
______ duck sp.
Grouse, Quail, and Allies
______ Northern Bobwhite
______ Ring-necked Pheasant
______ Ruffed Grouse
______ Wild Turkey
Loons and Grebes
______ Red-throated Loon
______ Pacific Loon
______ Common Loon
______ loon sp.
______ Pied-billed Grebe
______ Horned Grebe
______ Red-necked Grebe
______ Eared Grebe
______ Western Grebe
Albatrosses, Petrels, and Shearwaters
______ Northern Fulmar
______ Fea's Petrel
______ Black-capped Petrel
______ Cory's Shearwater
______ Great Shearwater
______ Sooty Shearwater
______ Manx Shearwater
______ Audubon's Shearwater
Storm-Petrels
______ Wilson's Storm-Petrel
______ White-faced Storm-Petrel
______ Leach's Storm-Petrel
______ Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Frigatebirds, Boobies, and Gannets
______ Magnificent Frigatebird ______ Northern Gannet
Cormorants, Anhingas, and Pelicans
______ Double-crested Cormorant
______ Great Cormorant
______ cormorant sp.
______ American White Pelican
______ Brown Pelican
Herons, Ibis, and Allies
______ American Bittern
______ Least Bittern
______ Great Blue Heron
______ Great Egret
______ Snowy Egret
______ Little Blue Heron
______ Tricolored Heron
______ Cattle Egret
______ Green Heron
______ Black-crowned Night-Heron
______ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
______ White Ibis
______ Glossy Ibis
______ White-faced Ibis
______ Roseate Spoonbill
Vultures, Hawks, and Allies
______ Black Vulture
______ Turkey Vulture
______ Osprey
______ Swallow-tailed Kite
______ Golden Eagle
______ Mississippi Kite
______ Northern Harrier
______ Sharp-shinned Hawk
______ Cooper's Hawk
______ Northern Goshawk
______ Bald Eagle
______ Red-shouldered Hawk
______ Broad-winged Hawk
______ Red-tailed Hawk
______ Rough-legged Hawk
Rails, Gallinules, and Allies
______ Yellow Rail
______ Black Rail
______ King Rail
______ Clapper Rail
______ Virginia Rail
______ Sora
______ Purple Gallinule
______ Common Gallinule
______ American Coot
Cranes
______ Sandhill Crane  
Shorebirds
______ Black-necked Stilt
______ American Avocet
______ American Oystercatcher
______ Black-bellied Plover
______ American Golden-Plover
______ Northern Lapwing
______ Wilson's Plover
______ Semipalmated Plover
______ Piping Plover
______ Killdeer
______ Spotted Sandpiper
______ Solitary Sandpiper
______ Greater Yellowlegs
______ Willet
______ Willet (Eastern)
______ Willet (Western)
______ Lesser Yellowlegs
______ Upland Sandpiper
______ Whimbrel
______ Long-billed Curlew
______ Black-tailed Godwit
______ Hudsonian Godwit
______ Bar-tailed Godwit
______ Marbled Godwit
______ Ruddy Turnstone
______ Red Knot
______ Ruff
______ Stilt Sandpiper
______ Curlew Sandpiper
______ Red-necked Stint
______ Sanderling
______ Dunlin
______ Purple Sandpiper
______ Baird's Sandpiper
______ Little Stint
______ Least Sandpiper
______ White-rumped Sandpiper
______ Buff-breasted Sandpiper
______ Pectoral Sandpiper
______ Semipalmated Sandpiper
______ Western Sandpiper
______ peep sp.
______ Short-billed Dowitcher
______ Long-billed Dowitcher
______ Short-billed/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
______ Long-tailed Jaeger
Alcids
______ Dovekie
______ Common Murre
______ Thick-billed Murre
______ Razorbill
______ Black Guillemot
______ Atlantic Puffin
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
______ Black-legged Kittiwake
______ Ivory Gull
______ Sabine's Gull
______ Bonaparte's Gull
______ Black-headed Gull
______ Little Gull
______ Ross's Gull
______ Laughing Gull
______ Franklin's Gull
______ Black-tailed Gull
______ Mew Gull
______ Ring-billed Gull
______ Western Gull
______ Herring Gull
______ Herring Gull (American)
______ Thayer's Gull
______ Iceland Gull
______ Iceland Gull (Kumlien's)
______ Lesser Black-backed Gull
______ Glaucous Gull
______ Great Black-backed Gull
______ gull sp.
______ Sooty Tern
______ Bridled Tern
______ Least Tern
______ Gull-billed Tern
______ Caspian Tern
______ Black Tern
______ Roseate Tern
______ Common Tern
______ Arctic Tern
______ Forster's Tern
______ Royal Tern
______ Sandwich Tern
______ tern sp.
______ Black Skimmer
Pigeons and Doves
______ Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
______ Band-tailed Pigeon
______ Eurasian Collared-Dove
______ Common Ground-Dove
______ White-winged Dove
______ Mourning Dove
Cuckoos
______ Yellow-billed Cuckoo ______ Black-billed Cuckoo
Owls
______ Barn Owl
______ Eastern Screech-Owl
______ Great Horned Owl
______ Snowy Owl
______ Barred Owl
______ Great Gray Owl
______ Long-eared Owl
______ Short-eared Owl
______ Boreal Owl
______ Northern Saw-whet Owl
Nightjars
______ Common Nighthawk
______ Chuck-will's-widow
______ Eastern Whip-poor-will
Swifts
______ Chimney Swift  
Hummingbirds
______ Ruby-throated Hummingbird ______ Rufous Hummingbird
Kingfishers
______ Belted Kingfisher  
Woodpeckers
______ Red-headed Woodpecker
______ Red-bellied Woodpecker
______ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
______ Downy Woodpecker
______ Hairy Woodpecker
______ Northern Flicker
______ Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
______ Pileated Woodpecker
Falcons and Caracaras
______ American Kestrel
______ Merlin
______ Gyrfalcon
______ Peregrine Falcon
Parrots, Parakeets, and Allies
______ Monk Parakeet  
Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies
______ Olive-sided Flycatcher
______ Eastern Wood-Pewee
______ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
______ Acadian Flycatcher
______ Alder Flycatcher
______ Willow Flycatcher
______ Least Flycatcher
______ Hammond's Flycatcher
______ Empidonax sp.
______ Eastern Phoebe
______ Say's Phoebe
______ Ash-throated Flycatcher
______ Great Crested Flycatcher
______ Cassin's Kingbird
______ Western Kingbird
______ Eastern Kingbird
______ Gray Kingbird
______ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
______ Fork-tailed Flycatcher
Shrikes
______ Loggerhead Shrike ______ Northern Shrike
Vireos
______ White-eyed Vireo
______ Yellow-throated Vireo
______ Blue-headed Vireo
______ Warbling Vireo
______ Philadelphia Vireo
______ Red-eyed Vireo
Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens
______ Blue Jay
______ Black-billed Magpie
______ American Crow
______ Fish Crow
______ crow sp.
______ Common Raven
Larks
______ Horned Lark  
Martins and Swallows
______ Northern Rough-winged Swallow
______ Purple Martin
______ Tree Swallow
______ Bank Swallow
______ Barn Swallow
______ Cliff Swallow
______ Cave Swallow
______ swallow sp.
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice
______ Black-capped Chickadee
______ Boreal Chickadee
______ Tufted Titmouse
Nuthatches
______ Red-breasted Nuthatch ______ White-breasted Nuthatch
Treecreepers
______ Brown Creeper  
Wrens
______ House Wren
______ Winter Wren
______ Sedge Wren
______ Marsh Wren
______ Carolina Wren
Gnatcatchers
______ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  
Kinglets
______ Golden-crowned Kinglet ______ Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Old World Flycatchers
______ Northern Wheatear  
Thrushes
______ Eastern Bluebird
______ Mountain Bluebird
______ Townsend's Solitaire
______ Veery
______ Gray-cheeked Thrush
______ Bicknell's Thrush
______ Swainson's Thrush
______ Hermit Thrush
______ Wood Thrush
______ American Robin
______ Varied Thrush
Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers
______ Gray Catbird
______ Brown Thrasher
______ Northern Mockingbird
Starlings and Mynas
______ European Starling  
Wagtails and Pipits
______ American Pipit  
Waxwings
______ Bohemian Waxwing ______ Cedar Waxwing
Longspurs and Snow Buntings
______ Lapland Longspur
______ Smith's Longspur
______ Snow Bunting
Wood-Warblers
______ Ovenbird
______ Worm-eating Warbler
______ Louisiana Waterthrush
______ Northern Waterthrush
______ Blue-winged Warbler
______ Golden-winged Warbler
______ Black-and-white Warbler
______ Prothonotary Warbler
______ Swainson's Warbler
______ Tennessee Warbler
______ Orange-crowned Warbler
______ Nashville Warbler
______ Connecticut Warbler
______ MacGillivray's Warbler
______ Mourning Warbler
______ Kentucky Warbler
______ Common Yellowthroat
______ Hooded Warbler
______ American Redstart
______ Cape May Warbler
______ Cerulean Warbler
______ Northern Parula
______ Magnolia Warbler
______ Bay-breasted Warbler
______ Blackburnian Warbler
______ Yellow Warbler
______ Chestnut-sided Warbler
______ Blackpoll Warbler
______ Black-throated Blue Warbler
______ Palm Warbler
______ Palm Warbler (Western)
______ Palm Warbler (Yellow)
______ Pine Warbler
______ Yellow-rumped Warbler
______ Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
______ Yellow-throated Warbler
______ Prairie Warbler
______ Grace's Warbler
______ Townsend's Warbler
______ Hermit Warbler
______ Black-throated Green Warbler
______ Canada Warbler
______ Wilson's Warbler
______ Yellow-breasted Chat
______ warbler sp.
Sparrows and other Emberizids
______ Green-tailed Towhee
______ Eastern Towhee
______ Cassin's Sparrow
______ American Tree Sparrow
______ Chipping Sparrow
______ Clay-colored Sparrow
______ Field Sparrow
______ Vesper Sparrow
______ Lark Sparrow
______ Lark Bunting
______ Savannah Sparrow
______ Savannah Sparrow (Ipswich)
______ Grasshopper Sparrow
______ Le Conte's Sparrow
______ Nelson's Sparrow
______ Saltmarsh Sparrow
______ Seaside Sparrow
______ Fox Sparrow
______ Fox Sparrow (Red)
______ Song Sparrow
______ Lincoln's Sparrow
______ Swamp Sparrow
______ White-throated Sparrow
______ Harris's Sparrow
______ White-crowned Sparrow
______ Golden-crowned Sparrow
______ Dark-eyed Junco
______ Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies
______ Summer Tanager
______ Scarlet Tanager
______ Western Tanager
______ Northern Cardinal
______ Rose-breasted Grosbeak
______ Black-headed Grosbeak
______ Blue Grosbeak
______ Indigo Bunting
______ Painted Bunting
______ Dickcissel
Blackbirds
______ Bobolink
______ Red-winged Blackbird
______ Eastern Meadowlark
______ Yellow-headed Blackbird
______ Rusty Blackbird
______ Brewer's Blackbird
______ Common Grackle
______ Boat-tailed Grackle
______ Brown-headed Cowbird
______ Orchard Oriole
______ Baltimore Oriole
______ blackbird sp.
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies
______ House Finch
______ Purple Finch
______ Red Crossbill
______ Red Crossbill (Appalachian or type 1)
______ Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2)
______ Red Crossbill (Western Hemlock or type 3)
______ Red Crossbill (Sitka Spruce or type 10)
______ White-winged Crossbill
______ Common Redpoll
______ Pine Siskin
______ American Goldfinch
______ Evening Grosbeak
Old World Sparrows
______ House Sparrow  
Others
______ passerine sp.  

 

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