PETER MAY NATURE  PHOTOGRAPHY -  BIRDS

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                        Non-passerines                                                                                                                                                   Passerines - Order Passeriformes   

Order Podicipediformes
Family Podicipedidae

Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Order Pelecaniformes
Family Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens

Family Pelecanidae

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

Family Anhingidae
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga

Family Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae

Least Bittern  Ixobrychus exilis
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
Reddish Egret  Dichromonassa rufescens
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Butorides virescens

Family Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Roseate Spoonbill Ajaia ajaja

Family Ciconiidae

Wood Stork Mycteria americana

Family Cathartidae
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae

Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Brant Branta bernicla
Snow goose, Chen caerulescens
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Black-bellied Whistling Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
American Wigeon Anas americana
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Gadwall  Anas strepera
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Redhead Aythya americana
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Order Falconiformes
Family Accipitridae

Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Family Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara plancus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Merlin Falco columbarius
American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Family Odontiphoridae
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus

Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris
Sora Porzana carolina
Purple Gallinule Porphyrula martinica
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
American Coot Fulica americana

Family Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarana

Family Gruidae
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis

Order Charadriiformes
Family Charadriidae
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia

Family Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Family Recurvirostridae
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana

Family Scolopacidae
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
American Woodcock Scolopax minor

Family Laridae
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
Royal Tern Sterna maxima
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger

Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae

Rock Dove Columba livia
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Inca Dove Columbina inca
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina

Order Cuculiformes
Family Cuculinae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus

Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris

Order Strigiformes
Family Tytonidae

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Family Strigidae
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Barred Owl Strix varia
Eastern Screech Owl  Otus asio

Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae

Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis

Order Apodiformes
Family Trochilidae

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris

Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae

Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon

Order Piciformes
Family Picidae

Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Northern  Flicker Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Family Tyrannidae
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens
Eastern Wood Pewee Contopus virens
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus

Family Laniidae
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus

Family Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus

Family Corvidae
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Florida Scrub Jay, Aphelocoma coerulescens
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus

Family Alaudidae
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris

Family Hirundinidae
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Family Paridae
Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor

Family Sittidae
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla

Family Certhiidae
Brown Creeper Certhia americana

Family Troglodytidae
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis

Family Regulidae
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Family Polioptilidae
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea

Family Turdidae
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis

Family Mimidae
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum

Family Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Family Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum

Family Parulidae
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata
Northern Parula Parula americana
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas

Family Thraupidae
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea

Family Emberizidae
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Family Cardinalidae
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Blue Grosbeak Guiraca caerulea
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris

Family Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Family Fringillidae
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus

Family Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus

 

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