Bird List for Luzerne 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 Yes
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 B
Mallard B
Blue-winged Teal Yes
Cinnamon Teal -
Northern Shoveler Yes
Northern Pintail Yes
Green-winged Teal B
Canvasback Yes
Redhead Yes
Ring-necked Duck Yes
Tufted Duck Yes
Greater Scaup Yes
Lesser Scaup Yes
King Eider -
Harlequin Duck -
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 B
Red-breasted Merganser Yes
Masked Duck -
Ruddy Duck Yes
Northern Bobwhite Yes
Ring-necked Pheasant B
Ruffed Grouse B
Wild Turkey B
Red-throated Loon Yes
Pacific Loon -
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 Yes
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel -
White-tailed Tropicbird Yes
Wood Stork -
Magnificent Frigatebird -
Brown Booby -
Northern Gannet -
Double-crested Cormorant B
Great Cormorant -
Anhinga -
American White Pelican -
Brown Pelican -
American Bittern Yes
Least Bittern Yes
Great Blue Heron B
Great Egret Yes
Snowy Egret Yes
Little Blue Heron -
Tricolored Heron -
Cattle Egret Yes
Green Heron B
Black-crowned Night-Heron Yes
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Yes
White Ibis Yes
Glossy Ibis Yes
White-faced Ibis -
Roseate Spoonbill -
Black Vulture Yes
Turkey Vulture B
Osprey B
Swallow-tailed Kite -
Mississippi Kite Yes
Bald Eagle B
Northern Harrier Yes
Sharp-shinned Hawk Yes
Cooper's Hawk B
Northern Goshawk B
Red-shouldered Hawk B
Broad-winged Hawk B
Swainson's Hawk -
Red-tailed Hawk B
Rough-legged Hawk Yes
Golden Eagle Yes
Yellow Rail Yes
Black Rail -
Clapper Rail -
King Rail -
Virginia Rail B
Sora B
Spotted Rail -
Purple Gallinule Yes
Common Gallinule Yes
American Coot Yes
Sandhill Crane Yes
Black-bellied Plover Yes
American Golden-Plover Yes
Snowy Plover -
Wilson's Plover Yes
Semipalmated Plover Yes
Piping Plover -
Killdeer B
American Oystercatcher -
Black-necked Stilt -
American Avocet Yes
Spotted Sandpiper B
Solitary Sandpiper Yes
Greater Yellowlegs Yes
Willet -
Lesser Yellowlegs Yes
Upland Sandpiper Yes
Whimbrel Yes
Long-billed Curlew -
Hudsonian Godwit -
Marbled Godwit -
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 -
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 -
Red Phalarope Yes
Black-legged Kittiwake Yes
Sabine's Gull -
Bonaparte's Gull Yes
Black-headed Gull -
Little Gull Yes
Ross's Gull -
Laughing Gull -
Franklin's Gull Yes
Mew Gull -
Ring-billed Gull Yes
California Gull -
Herring Gull Yes
Thayer's Gull -
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 Yes
Roseate Tern -
Common Tern Yes
Arctic Tern -
Forster's Tern Yes
Royal Tern -
Black Skimmer -
Pomarine Jaeger -
Parasitic Jaeger -
Long-tailed Jaeger -
Dovekie -
Thick-billed Murre -
Black Guillemot -
Long-billed Murrelet -
Ancient Murrelet -
Rock Pigeon B
Eurasian Collared-Dove -
White-winged Dove -
Mourning Dove B
Common Ground-Dove -
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 -
Barred Owl B
Great Gray Owl -
Long-eared Owl Yes
Short-eared Owl Yes
Boreal Owl -
Northern Saw-whet Owl 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 -
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 -
Northern Flicker B
Pileated Woodpecker B
American Kestrel B
Merlin Yes
Gyrfalcon Yes
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 Yes
Eastern Kingbird B
Gray Kingbird -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher -
Fork-tailed Flycatcher -
Loggerhead Shrike -
Northern Shrike Yes
White-eyed Vireo Yes
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 B
Common Raven B
Horned Lark B
Purple Martin Yes
Tree Swallow B
Northern Rough-winged Swallow B
Bank Swallow B
Cliff Swallow B
Cave Swallow -
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 Yes
Marsh Wren Yes
Carolina Wren B
Bewick's Wren -
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 -
Veery B
Gray-cheeked Thrush Yes
Swainson's Thrush B
Hermit Thrush B
Wood Thrush B
Redwing -
American Robin B
Varied Thrush -
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 B
Louisiana Waterthrush B
Northern Waterthrush B
Golden-winged Warbler B
Blue-winged Warbler B
Black-and-white Warbler B
Prothonotary Warbler Yes
Swainson's Warbler -
Tennessee Warbler Yes
Orange-crowned Warbler Yes
Nashville Warbler B
Connecticut Warbler Yes
MacGillivray's Warbler -
Mourning Warbler Yes
Kentucky Warbler Yes
Common Yellowthroat B
Hooded Warbler B
American Redstart B
Kirtland's Warbler -
Cape May Warbler Yes
Cerulean Warbler B
Northern Parula B
Magnolia Warbler B
Bay-breasted Warbler Yes
Blackburnian Warbler B
Yellow Warbler B
Blackpoll Warbler Yes
Black-throated Blue Warbler B
Palm Warbler Yes
Pine Warbler B
Yellow-rumped Warbler B
Yellow-throated Warbler Yes
Prairie Warbler B
Black-throated Gray Warbler Yes
Townsend's Warbler Yes
Black-throated Green Warbler B
Canada Warbler B
Wilson's Warbler Yes
Yellow-breasted Chat Yes
Green-tailed Towhee -
Spotted Towhee -
Eastern Towhee B
Bachman's Sparrow -
American Tree Sparrow Yes
Chipping Sparrow B
Clay-colored Sparrow Yes
Field Sparrow B
Vesper Sparrow Yes
Lark Sparrow -
Lark Bunting Yes
Savannah Sparrow B
Grasshopper Sparrow B
Henslow's Sparrow Yes
Le Conte's Sparrow -
Nelson's Sparrow -
Saltmarsh Sparrow -
Seaside Sparrow -
Fox Sparrow Yes
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln's Sparrow Yes
Swamp Sparrow B
White-throated Sparrow B
Harris's Sparrow -
White-crowned Sparrow Yes
Golden-crowned Sparrow -
Dark-eyed Junco B
Summer Tanager Yes
Scarlet Tanager B
Western Tanager -
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak B
Black-headed Grosbeak -
Blue Grosbeak Yes
Lazuli Bunting -
Indigo Bunting B
Painted Bunting -
Dickcissel Yes
Bobolink B
Red-winged Blackbird B
Eastern Meadowlark B
Western Meadowlark -
Yellow-headed Blackbird -
Rusty Blackbird Yes
Brewer's Blackbird Yes
Common Grackle B
Shiny Cowbird -
Brown-headed Cowbird B
Orchard Oriole B
Bullock's Oriole Yes
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 B
American Goldfinch B
Evening Grosbeak Yes
House Sparrow B