Birds Species List

Bird species list ofr Ontarios Carden Plain

Birds Species List

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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME ONTARIO STATUS GLOBAL STATUS COSEWIC   Count
Common Loon Gavia immer S5 G5 NAR  
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps S4 G5    
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus S4 G5 NAR  
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus S4 G4    
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis S3 G5 VUL  
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias S5 G5    
Great Egret Casmerodius albus S2 G5    
Green Heron Butorides virescens S4 G5    
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax S3 G5    
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura S4 G5    
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens S4 S5    
Canada Goose Branta canadensis S5 G5    
Mute Swan Cygnus olor SE G5    
Tundra Swan Cygnus colombianus S3 G5    
Wood Duck Aix sponsa S5 G5    
Gadwall Anas strepera S4 G5    
American Wigeon Anas americana S4 G5    
American Black Duck Anas rubripes S5 G5    
Mallard  Anas platyrhynchos S5 G5    
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors S5 G5    
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata S4 G5    
Northern Pintail Anas acuta S5 G5    
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca S4 G5    
Redhead Aythya americana S2 G5    
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris S5 G5    
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis S5 G5    
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola S3 G5    
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula S5 G5    
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus S5 G5    
Common Merganser Mergus merganser S5 G5    
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator S5 G5    
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis S2 G5    
Osprey Pandion haliaetus S4 G5    
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus S4 G4 NAR  
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus S4 G5 NAR  
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus S5 G5 NAR  
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii S4 G5 NAR  
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis S4 G5 NAR  
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus S4 G5 VUL  
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus S5 G5    
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis S5 G5 NAR  
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus S1 G5 NAR  
American Kestrel Falco sparverius S5 G5    
Merlin Falco columbarius S4 G5 NAR  
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus S2S3 G4 THR  
Gray Partridge Perdix perdix SE G5    
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus SE G5    
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus S5 G5    
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopava S4 G5    
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus S1S2 G5 END  
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis S4 G4    
King Rail Rallus elegans S2 G4G5 END  
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola S4 G5    
Sora Porzana carolina S4 G5    
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus S4 G5    
American Coot Fulica americana S4 G5 NAR  
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola SZN G5    
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus S1 G3 END  
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus S5 G5    
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca S4 G5    
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavvipes S4 G5    
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria S4 G5    
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia S5 G5    
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda S4 G5    
Sanderling Calidris alba SZN G5    
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago S5 G5    
American Woodcock Scolopax minor S5 G5    
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis S5 G5    
Herring Gull Larus argentatus S5 G5    
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus SZN G5    
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus S2 G5    
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia S3 G5 NAR  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo S4 G5 NAR  
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri S2S3 G5 IND  
Black Tern Chlidonias niger S3 G4 NAR  
Rock Dove Columba livia SE G5    
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura S5 G5    
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus S4 G5    
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus S4 G5    
Barn Owl Tyto alba S1 G5 END  
Eastern Screech-Owl Otus asio S5 G5 NAR  
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus S5 G5    
Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca SZB? G5    
Barred Owl Strix varia S4S5 G5    
Long-eared Owl Asio otus S4 G5    
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus S2 G5 VUL  
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus S4 G5    
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor S4 G5    
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus S5 G5    
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica S5 G5    
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris S5 G5    
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon S5 G5    
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus S3 G5 VUL  
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus S4 G5    
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius S5 G5    
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens S5 G5    
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus S5 G5    
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus S4 G5    
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus S5 G5    
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus S4S5 G5    
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus borealis S5 G5    
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens S5 G5    
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris S5 G5    
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens S2 G5 END  
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum S5 G5    
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii S5 G5    
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus S5 G5    
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe S5 G5    
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus S5 G5    
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus S5 G5    
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus S2 G5 END  
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor S3 G5    
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus S2 G5    
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons S4 G5    
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius S5 G5    
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus S5 G5    
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus S5 G5    
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus S5 G5    
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis S5 G5    
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata S5 G5    
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos S5 G5    
Common Raven Corvus corax S5 G5    
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris S5 G5    
Purple Martin Progne subis S4 G5    
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor S5 G5    
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis S5 G5    
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia S5 G5    
Cliff Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota S5 G5    
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica S5 G5    
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus S5 G5    
Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonicus S5 G5    
Tufted Titmouse Parus bicolor S2S3 G5    
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis S5 G5    
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis S5 G5    
Brown Creeper Certhia americana S5 G5    
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus S4 G5    
House Wren Troglodytes aedon S5 G5    
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes S5 G5    
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis S4 G5 NAR  
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris S5 G5    
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa S5 G5    
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula S5 G5    
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea S4 G5    
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis S4S5 G5 NAR  
Veery Catharus fuscescens S5 G5    
Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus S3S4 G5    
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus S5 G5    
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus S5 G5    
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina S5 G5    
American Robin Turdus migratorius S5 G5    
Gray Catbird Dumatella carolinensis S5 G5    
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos S4 G5    
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum S5 G5    
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris SE G5    
American Pipit Anthus rubescens S4 G5    
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum S5 G5    
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus S4 G5    
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera S4 G4    
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina S5 G5    
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata S4? G5    
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla S5 G5    
Northern Parula Parula americanana S4 G5    
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia S5 G5    
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica S5 G5    
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia S5 G5    
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina S5 G5    
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens S5 G5    
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata S5 G5    
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens S5 G5    
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca S5 G5    
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus S5 G5    
Kirtland's Warbler Dendroica kirklandii SHB G1 END  
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor S3S4 G5 NAR  
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum S5 G5    
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea S5 G5    
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata S4 G5    
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea S3 G4 VUL  
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia S5 G5    
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla S5 G5    
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus S5 G5    
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis S5 G5    
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla S3 G5 VUL  
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia S5 G5    
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas S5 G5    
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina S3 G5 THR  
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla S5 G5    
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis S5 G5    
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens S2S3 G5 VUL  
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea S5 G5    
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus S4 G5    
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea S5 G5    
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina S5 G5    
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida S4 G5    
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla S5 G5    
Vesper Sparrow Poecetes gramineus S5 G5    
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis S5 G5    
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum S4 G5    
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca S4 G5    
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia S5 G5    
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii S5 G5    
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana S5 G5    
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis S5 G5    
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys S4 G5    
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis S5 G5    
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis SZB? G5    
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis S5 G5    
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus S5 G5    
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea S5 G5    
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus S4 G5    
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoenicus S5 G5    
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna S5 G5    
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta S4 G5    
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus  S3 G5    
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus S5 G5    
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus S4 G5    
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula S5 G5    
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater S5 G5    
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius SZB G5    
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula S5 G5    
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator S3S4 G5    
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus S5 G5    
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus S5 G5    
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra S5 G5    
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera S5 G5    
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea S4 G5    
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus S5 G5    
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis S5 G5    
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus S5 G5    
House Sparrow Passer domesticus SE G5