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