Bobolink
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Horned Grebe
Hooded Warbler
Laughing Gull
American Goldfinch
Eastern Meadowlark
Northern Parula
Black-bellied Plover
American Robin
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Horned Lark
Northern Harrier
Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Snowy Owl
Northern Shoveler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Hooded Merganser
Eastern Kingbird
Purple Martin
Scarlet Tanager
Broad-winged Hawk
Belted Kingfisher
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ring-necked Duck
Northern Saw-whet-owl
Hudsonian Godwit
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Grasshopper Sparrow
Black-and-white Warbler
Magnolia Warbler

 

Bird List for Columbia 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).

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Columbia County List

Columbia Bird List

 

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck -
Snow Goose x Ross's Goose -
Snow Goose X Canada Goose -
Snow Goose Yes
Ross's Goose -
Greater White-fronted Goose Yes
Tundra Bean-Goose -
Pink-footed Goose -
Black Brant -
Brant Yes
Barnacle Goose -
Cackling Goose Yes
Canada Goose B
Canada (Richardson's) Goose -
Mute Swan Yes
Trumpeter Swan -
Tundra "Bewick's" Swan -
Tundra Swan Yes
Whooper Swan -
Gadwall x Mallard -
Wood Duck B
Blue-winged Teal X Northern Shoveler -
Blue-winged Teal Yes
Cinnamon Teal -
Northern Shoveler Yes
Gadwall Yes
Eurasian Wigeon -
Eurasian X American Wigeon -
American Wigeon Yes
Mallard B
American Black Duck Yes
Northern Pintail Yes
Green-winged 'Common' Teal -
Green-winged Teal x Common Teal -
Green-winged Teal Yes
Canvasback Yes
Redhead x Ring-necked Duck -
Redhead Yes
Ring-necked Duck Yes
Tufted Duck -
Greater Scaup Yes
Lesser Scaup Yes
King Eider -
Common Eider -
Harlequin Duck -
Surf Scoter Yes
White-winged Scoter Yes
Black Scoter Yes
Long-tailed Duck Yes
Bufflehead Yes
Common Goldeneye Yes
Common Goldeneye x Hooded Merganser -
Barrow's X Common Goldeneye -
Barrow's Goldeneye -
Smew -
Hooded Merganser Yes
Common Merganser B
Red-breasted Merganser Yes
Masked Duck -
Ruddy Duck Yes
Northern Bobwhite Yes
Wild Turkey B
Ruffed Grouse B
Ring-necked Pheasant 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
Ruby-throated Hummingbird B
Black-chinned Hummingbird -
Bahama Woodstar -
Anna's Hummingbird -
Calliope Hummingbird -
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird -
Rufous Hummingbird Yes
Allen's Hummingbird -
Spotted Rail -
King/Clapper Rail -
King Rail -
Clapper Rail -
Virginia Rail Yes
Sora Yes
Common Gallinule Yes
American Coot Yes
Purple Gallinule -
Yellow Rail -
Black Rail -
Sandhill Crane Yes
Sandhill 'Lesser' Crane -
Black-necked Stilt -
American Avocet Yes
American Oystercatcher -
Black-bellied Plover -
American/Pacific Golden-Plover -
American Golden-Plover -
Killdeer B
Semipalmated Plover Yes
Piping Plover -
Wilson's Plover -
Snowy Plover -
Upland Sandpiper Yes
Black-headed x Ring-billed Gull -
Whimbrel -
Long-billed Curlew -
Hudsonian Godwit -
Marbled Godwit -
Ruddy Turnstone -
Red Knot -
Ruff -
Lesser Black-backed X Herring Gull -
Stilt Sandpiper -
Curlew Sandpiper -
Sanderling -
Dunlin Yes
Purple Sandpiper -
Baird's Sandpiper -
Least Sandpiper Yes
White-rumped Sandpiper Yes
Buff-breasted Sandpiper -
Pectoral Sandpiper Yes
Semipalmated Sandpiper Yes
Western Sandpiper Yes
Short-billed Dowitcher -
Long-billed Dowitcher -
American Woodcock B
Wilson's Snipe Yes
Spotted Sandpiper B
Solitary Sandpiper Yes
Lesser Yellowlegs Yes
Willet -
Greater Yellowlegs Yes
Wilson's Phalarope -
Red-necked Phalarope Yes
Red Phalarope -
South Polar Skua -
Pomarine Jaeger -
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger -
Parasitic Jaeger -
Long-tailed Jaeger -
Dovekie -
Thick-billed Murre -
Black Guillemot -
Long-billed Murrelet -
Ancient Murrelet -
Black-legged Kittiwake -
Sabine's Gull -
Bonaparte's Gull Yes
Black-headed Gull -
Little Gull -
Ross's Gull -
Laughing Gull -
Franklin's Gull -
Black-tailed Gull -
Common Gull -
Ring-billed Gull Yes
Ring-billed x Franklin's Gull -
California Gull -
Herring 'Vega' Gull -
Herring Gull Yes
Yellow-legged Gull -
Iceland "Thayer's" Gull -
Iceland/Thayer's Gull -
Iceland Gull -
Lesser Black-backed Gull -
Slaty-backed Gull -
Glaucous-winged Gull -
Glaucous Gull X Herring Gull (Nelson's Gull) -
Glaucous Gull -
Great Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull -
Great Black-backed Gull Yes
Kelp Gull -
Sooty Tern -
Least Tern -
Gull-billed Tern -
Caspian Tern -
Black Tern Yes
White-winged Tern -
Roseate Tern -
Common Tern Yes
Arctic Tern -
Forster's Tern Yes
Royal Tern -
Sandwich Tern -
Black Skimmer -
White-tailed Tropicbird -
Red-throated Loon Yes
Pacific Loon -
Common Loon Yes
Yellow-billed Loon -
Wilson's Storm-Petrel -
Leach's Storm-Petrel -
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel -
Trindade Petrel -
Black-capped Petrel -
Cory's Shearwater -
Great Shearwater -
Wood Stork -
Magnificent Frigatebird -
Brown Booby -
Northern Gannet -
Anhinga -
Great Cormorant -
Double-crested Cormorant Yes
Neotropic Cormorant -
American White Pelican -
Brown Pelican -
American Bittern Yes
Least Bittern Yes
Great Blue 'White' Heron -
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 -
Glossy Ibis -
White-faced Ibis -
Roseate Spoonbill -
Black Vulture Yes
Turkey Vulture B
Osprey Yes
White-tailed Kite -
Swallow-tailed Kite -
Golden Eagle Yes
Northern Harrier B
Sharp-shinned Hawk B
Cooper's Hawk B
Northern Goshawk Yes
Bald Eagle B
Mississippi Kite -
Snail Kite -
Red-shouldered Hawk Yes
Broad-winged Hawk (dark morph) -
Broad-winged Hawk B
Swainson's Hawk -
Red-tailed Hawk B
Red-tailed 'Harlan's' Hawk -
Red-tailed Hawk (Western dark form) -
Rough-legged Hawk Yes
Barn Owl B
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 Yes
Belted Kingfisher B
Lewis's Woodpecker -
Red-headed Woodpecker Yes
Red-bellied Woodpecker B
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker B
Black-backed Woodpecker -
Downy Woodpecker B
Red-cockaded Woodpecker -
Hairy Woodpecker B
Northern Flicker B
Pileated Woodpecker B
Crested Caracara -
Eurasian Kestrel -
American Kestrel B
Merlin Yes
Gyrfalcon -
Peregrine Falcon B
Prairie Falcon -
Monk Parakeet -
Ash-throated Flycatcher -
Great Crested Flycatcher B
Tyrranus sp. -
Tropical Kingbird -
Western Kingbird Yes
Eastern Kingbird B
Gray Kingbird -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher -
Fork-tailed Flycatcher -
Olive-sided Flycatcher Yes
Eastern x Western Kingbird -
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 -
White-eyed Vireo B
Yellow-throated Vireo B
Blue-headed Vireo B
Philadelphia Vireo Yes
Warbling Vireo B
Red-eyed Vireo B
Loggerhead Shrike Yes
Northern Shrike Yes
Blue Jay B
American Crow B
Fish Crow B
Common Raven B
Carolina Chickadee -
Black-capped Chickadee B
Boreal Chickadee -
Tufted Titmouse B
Horned Lark B
Bank Swallow B
Tree Swallow B
Violet-green Swallow -
Northern Rough-winged Swallow B
Purple Martin B
Barn Swallow B
Cliff Swallow B
Cave Swallow -
Golden-crowned Kinglet B
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Yes
Bohemian Waxwing -
Cedar Waxwing B
Bicknell's/Gray-cheeked Thrush -
Red-breasted Nuthatch B
White-breasted Nuthatch B
Brown-headed Nuthatch -
Brown Creeper B
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher B
Rock Wren -
House Wren B
Winter Wren B
Sedge Wren -
Marsh Wren Yes
Carolina Wren B
Bewick's Wren -
Gray Catbird B
Brown Thrasher Yes
Northern Mockingbird B
European Starling B
Eastern Bluebird B
Mountain Bluebird -
Townsend's Solitaire -
Veery B
Gray-cheeked Thrush Yes
Bicknell's Thrush -
Swainson's Thrush Yes
Hermit Thrush B
Wood Thrush B
Redwing -
American Robin B
Varied Thrush -
European Robin -
Northern Wheatear -
House Sparrow B
American Pipit Yes
Brambling -
Evening Grosbeak Yes
Pine Grosbeak Yes
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch -
House Finch B
Purple Finch B
Common Redpoll Yes
Common 'Greater' Redpoll -
Hoary Redpoll Yes
Red Crossbill Yes
White-winged Crossbill Yes
European Goldfinch -
Pine Siskin Yes
Lesser Goldfinch -
American Goldfinch B
Lapland Longspur Yes
Snow Bunting Yes
Bachman's Sparrow -
Grasshopper Sparrow B
Lark Sparrow -
Lark Bunting -
Chipping Sparrow B
Clay-colored Sparrow Yes
Field Sparrow B
Brewer's Sparrow -
Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) -
Fox Sparrow Yes
American Tree Sparrow Yes
Dark-eyed 'Cassiar' Junco -
Dark-eyed Junco B
Dark-eyed 'Oregon' Junco -
Dark-eyed 'Pink-sided' Junco -
Dark-eyed 'White-winged'Junco -
White-crowned 'Gambel's' Sparrow -
White-crowned Sparrow Yes
Golden-crowned Sparrow -
Harris's Sparrow -
White-throated Sparrow X Dark-eyed Junco hybrid -
White-throated Sparrow Yes
Vesper Sparrow B
LeConte's Sparrow -
Seaside Sparrow -
Nelson's Sparrow Yes
Sharp-tailed Sparrow -
Nelson's 'Atlantic' Sparrow -
Saltmarsh Sparrow -
Henslow's Sparrow -
Savannah Sparrow B
Savannah "Ipswich" Sparrow -
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln's Sparrow Yes
Swamp Sparrow B
Green-tailed Towhee -
Spotted Towhee -
Eastern Towhee B
Yellow-breasted Chat B
Yellow-headed Blackbird -
Bobolink B
Eastern Meadowlark B
Western Meadowlark -
Orchard Oriole B
Bullock's Oriole -
Baltimore Oriole B
Black-backed Oriole -
Scott's Oriole -
Red-winged Blackbird B
Shiny Cowbird -
Brown-headed Cowbird B
Rusty Blackbird Yes
Brewer's Blackbird -
Common Grackle B
Ovenbird B
Worm-eating Warbler B
Louisiana Waterthrush B
Northern Waterthrush B
Waterthrush sp. -
Lawrence's Warbler -
Golden-winged Warbler Yes
Brewster's Warbler -
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/Blackpoll Warbler -
Bay-breasted Warbler Yes
Blackburnian Warbler B
Yellow Warbler B
Chestnut-sided Warbler B
Chestnut-sided X Black-throated Blue Warbler -
Blackpoll Warbler Yes
Black-throated Blue Warbler B
Palm Warbler Yes
Palm Warbler 'Yellow Race' -
Pine Warbler B
Yellow-rumped Warbler B
Yellow-rumped 'Audubon's' Warbler -
Yellow-throated Warbler Yes
Prairie Warbler Yes
Black-throated Gray Warbler Yes
Townsend's Warbler Yes
Black-throated Green X Cape May Warbler -
Black-throated Green Warbler B
Canada Warbler B
Wilson's Warbler Yes
Summer Tanager -
Scarlet Tanager B
Western Tanager -
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak B
Black-headed Grosbeak -
Blue Grosbeak Yes
Lazuli Bunting Yes
Indigo Bunting B
Varied Bunting -
Painted Bunting -
Dickcissel -
Frigatebird sp. -
Sphyrapicus sp. -
Chen sp. -
Oceanodroma sp. -
Jaeger sp. -
Phalarope sp. -
Dowitcher sp. -
Sutton's Warbler -
Pelecanus sp. -
Plegadis sp. -
Selasphorus sp. -
Myiarchus sp. -
Storm-Petrel sp. -
Eider sp. -
White Pelican sp. -
Empidonax sp. -
Streptopelia sp. -
Yellowlegs sp. -