Bird List for Allegheny County

This is a preliminary list of the birds recorded in this county. The list shows all species on the Official State List with a Yes next to each species recorded in this county or a B for those species which breed in the county (Ie., species who coded Probable or Confirmed during the latest Breeding Bird Atlas). Please review this list and send additions or corrections to pso@pabirds.org

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck -
Snow Goose Yes
Ross's Goose Yes
Greater White-fronted Goose Yes
Pink-footed Goose -
Brant Yes
Barnacle Goose -
Cackling Goose Yes
Canada Goose B
Mute Swan Yes
Trumpeter Swan -
Tundra Swan Yes
Wood Duck B
Blue-winged Teal B
Cinnamon Teal -
Northern Shoveler Yes
Gadwall Yes
Eurasian Wigeon Yes
American Wigeon Yes
Mallard B
American Black Duck Yes
Northern Pintail Yes
Green-winged Teal Yes
Canvasback Yes
Redhead Yes
Ring-necked Duck Yes
Tufted Duck -
Greater Scaup Yes
Lesser Scaup Yes
King Eider -
Harlequin Duck Yes
Surf Scoter Yes
White-winged Scoter Yes
Black Scoter Yes
Long-tailed Duck Yes
Bufflehead Yes
Common Goldeneye Yes
Barrow's Goldeneye -
Hooded Merganser B
Common Merganser Yes
Red-breasted Merganser Yes
Masked Duck -
Ruddy Duck Yes
Northern Bobwhite Yes
Ring-necked Pheasant B
Ruffed Grouse Yes
Wild Turkey B
Pied-billed Grebe Yes
Horned Grebe Yes
Red-necked Grebe Yes
Eared Grebe -
Western Grebe -
Rock Pigeon B
Eurasian Collared-Dove -
Common Ground-Dove -
White-winged Dove -
Mourning Dove B
Yellow-billed Cuckoo B
Black-billed Cuckoo B
Common Nighthawk B
Chuck-will's-widow -
Eastern Whip-poor-will Yes
Chimney Swift B
Bahama Woodstar -
Ruby-throated Hummingbird B
Black-chinned Hummingbird -
Anna's Hummingbird -
Rufous Hummingbird Yes
Allen's Hummingbird -
Calliope Hummingbird -
Yellow Rail Yes
Black Rail -
Clapper Rail -
King Rail -
Virginia Rail B
Sora Yes
Spotted Rail -
Purple Gallinule -
Common Gallinule Yes
American Coot Yes
Sandhill Crane Yes
Black-necked Stilt -
American Avocet Yes
American Oystercatcher -
Black-bellied Plover Yes
American Golden-Plover Yes
Snowy Plover Yes
Wilson's Plover -
Semipalmated Plover Yes
Piping Plover -
Killdeer B
Upland Sandpiper Yes
Whimbrel Yes
Long-billed Curlew -
Hudsonian Godwit Yes
Marbled Godwit Yes
Ruddy Turnstone Yes
Red Knot -
Ruff -
Stilt Sandpiper Yes
Curlew Sandpiper -
Sanderling Yes
Dunlin Yes
Purple Sandpiper -
Baird's Sandpiper Yes
Least Sandpiper Yes
White-rumped Sandpiper Yes
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Yes
Pectoral Sandpiper Yes
Semipalmated Sandpiper Yes
Western Sandpiper Yes
Short-billed Dowitcher Yes
Long-billed Dowitcher Yes
American Woodcock B
Wilson's Snipe Yes
Spotted Sandpiper B
Solitary Sandpiper Yes
Lesser Yellowlegs Yes
Willet Yes
Greater Yellowlegs Yes
Wilson's Phalarope Yes
Red-necked Phalarope Yes
Red Phalarope Yes
Pomarine Jaeger Yes
Parasitic Jaeger -
Long-tailed Jaeger Yes
Dovekie -
Thick-billed Murre -
Black Guillemot -
Long-billed Murrelet -
Ancient Murrelet -
Black-legged Kittiwake Yes
Sabine's Gull -
Bonaparte's Gull Yes
Black-headed Gull Yes
Little Gull Yes
Ross's Gull -
Laughing Gull Yes
Franklin's Gull -
Mew Gull -
Ring-billed Gull Yes
California Gull -
Herring Gull B
Iceland Gull Yes
Lesser Black-backed Gull Yes
Slaty-backed Gull -
Glaucous Gull Yes
Great Black-backed Gull Yes
Sooty Tern -
Least Tern -
Gull-billed Tern -
Caspian Tern Yes
Black Tern Yes
Roseate Tern -
Common Tern Yes
Arctic Tern Yes
Forster's Tern Yes
Royal Tern -
Black Skimmer Yes
White-tailed Tropicbird -
Red-throated Loon Yes
Pacific Loon -
Common Loon Yes
Yellow-billed Loon -
Trindade Petrel -
Black-capped Petrel Yes
Cory's Shearwater -
Great Shearwater -
Leach's Storm-Petrel -
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel -
Wood Stork -
Magnificent Frigatebird -
Brown Booby -
Northern Gannet -
Double-crested Cormorant Yes
Great Cormorant -
Anhinga -
American White Pelican Yes
Brown Pelican -
American Bittern Yes
Least Bittern Yes
Great Blue Heron B
Great Egret Yes
Snowy Egret Yes
Little Blue Heron Yes
Tricolored Heron -
Cattle Egret Yes
Green Heron B
Black-crowned Night-Heron Yes
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron -
White Ibis Yes
Glossy Ibis -
White-faced Ibis -
Roseate Spoonbill -
Black Vulture Yes
Turkey Vulture B
Osprey Yes
Swallow-tailed Kite Yes
Mississippi Kite Yes
Bald Eagle Yes
Northern Harrier B
Sharp-shinned Hawk B
Cooper's Hawk B
Northern Goshawk Yes
Red-shouldered Hawk B
Broad-winged Hawk B
Swainson's Hawk Yes
Red-tailed Hawk B
Rough-legged Hawk Yes
Golden Eagle Yes
Barn Owl Yes
Eastern Screech-Owl B
Great Horned Owl B
Snowy Owl Yes
Northern Hawk Owl -
Barred Owl B
Great Gray Owl -
Long-eared Owl Yes
Short-eared Owl Yes
Boreal Owl Yes
Northern Saw-whet Owl Yes
Belted Kingfisher B
Red-headed Woodpecker Yes
Red-bellied Woodpecker B
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Yes
Downy Woodpecker B
Hairy Woodpecker B
Black-backed Woodpecker -
Northern Flicker B
Pileated Woodpecker B
American Kestrel B
Merlin Yes
Gyrfalcon -
Peregrine Falcon B
Prairie Falcon -
Olive-sided Flycatcher Yes
Eastern Wood-Pewee B
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Yes
Acadian Flycatcher B
Alder Flycatcher B
Willow Flycatcher B
Least Flycatcher B
Hammond's Flycatcher -
Pacific-slope Flycatcher -
Eastern Phoebe B
Say's Phoebe -
Vermilion Flycatcher -
Ash-throated Flycatcher -
Great Crested Flycatcher B
Tropical Kingbird -
Western Kingbird -
Eastern Kingbird B
Gray Kingbird -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher -
Fork-tailed Flycatcher -
Loggerhead Shrike Yes
Northern Shrike Yes
White-eyed Vireo B
Yellow-throated Vireo B
Blue-headed Vireo Yes
Philadelphia Vireo Yes
Warbling Vireo B
Red-eyed Vireo B
Blue Jay B
American Crow B
Fish Crow B
Common Raven B
Horned Lark B
Purple Martin B
Tree Swallow B
Northern Rough-winged Swallow B
Bank Swallow B
Cliff Swallow Yes
Cave Swallow -
Barn Swallow B
Carolina Chickadee B
Black-capped Chickadee B
Boreal Chickadee Yes
Tufted Titmouse B
Red-breasted Nuthatch Yes
White-breasted Nuthatch B
Brown-headed Nuthatch -
Brown Creeper Yes
House Wren B
Winter Wren Yes
Sedge Wren Yes
Marsh Wren Yes
Carolina Wren B
Bewick's Wren Yes
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher B
Golden-crowned Kinglet Yes
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Yes
Northern Wheatear -
Eastern Bluebird B
Mountain Bluebird -
Townsend's Solitaire -
Veery B
Gray-cheeked Thrush Yes
Bicknell's Thrush -
Swainson's Thrush Yes
Hermit Thrush Yes
Wood Thrush B
Redwing -
American Robin B
Varied Thrush Yes
Gray Catbird B
Brown Thrasher B
Northern Mockingbird B
European Starling B
Bohemian Waxwing Yes
Cedar Waxwing B
House Sparrow B
American Pipit Yes
Brambling Yes
Evening Grosbeak Yes
Pine Grosbeak Yes
House Finch B
Purple Finch B
Common Redpoll Yes
Hoary Redpoll Yes
Red Crossbill Yes
White-winged Crossbill Yes
Pine Siskin B
American Goldfinch B
Lapland Longspur Yes
Snow Bunting Yes
Green-tailed Towhee -
Spotted Towhee Yes
Eastern Towhee B
Bachman's Sparrow Yes
American Tree Sparrow Yes
Chipping Sparrow B
Clay-colored Sparrow Yes
Field Sparrow B
Vesper Sparrow B
Lark Sparrow Yes
Lark Bunting -
Savannah Sparrow B
Grasshopper Sparrow B
Henslow's Sparrow B
Le Conte's Sparrow -
Nelson's Sparrow Yes
Saltmarsh Sparrow -
Seaside Sparrow -
Fox Sparrow Yes
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln's Sparrow Yes
Swamp Sparrow B
White-throated Sparrow Yes
Harris's Sparrow Yes
White-crowned Sparrow Yes
Golden-crowned Sparrow -
Dark-eyed Junco Yes
Yellow-breasted Chat B
Yellow-headed Blackbird Yes
Bobolink B
Eastern Meadowlark B
Western Meadowlark Yes
Orchard Oriole B
Bullock's Oriole -
Baltimore Oriole B
Scott's Oriole -
Red-winged Blackbird B
Shiny Cowbird -
Brown-headed Cowbird B
Rusty Blackbird Yes
Brewer's Blackbird Yes
Common Grackle B
Ovenbird B
Worm-eating Warbler B
Louisiana Waterthrush B
Northern Waterthrush Yes
Golden-winged Warbler Yes
Blue-winged Warbler B
Black-and-white Warbler B
Prothonotary Warbler Yes
Swainson's Warbler Yes
Tennessee Warbler Yes
Orange-crowned Warbler Yes
Nashville Warbler Yes
Connecticut Warbler Yes
MacGillivray's Warbler -
Mourning Warbler Yes
Kentucky Warbler B
Common Yellowthroat B
Hooded Warbler B
American Redstart B
Kirtland's Warbler Yes
Cape May Warbler Yes
Cerulean Warbler B
Northern Parula B
Magnolia Warbler Yes
Bay-breasted Warbler Yes
Blackburnian Warbler Yes
Yellow Warbler B
Chestnut-sided Warbler Yes
Blackpoll Warbler Yes
Black-throated Blue Warbler Yes
Palm Warbler Yes
Pine Warbler Yes
Yellow-rumped Warbler Yes
Yellow-throated Warbler B
Prairie Warbler B
Black-throated Gray Warbler -
Townsend's Warbler -
Black-throated Green Warbler Yes
Canada Warbler Yes
Wilson's Warbler Yes
Summer Tanager B
Scarlet Tanager B
Western Tanager Yes
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak B
Black-headed Grosbeak Yes
Blue Grosbeak Yes
Lazuli Bunting -
Indigo Bunting B
Painted Bunting Yes
Dickcissel Yes