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

 

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).

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Erie County List

Erie Bird List

 

Herring 'Vega' Gull -
Sandhill 'Lesser' Crane Yes
Blue-winged Teal X Northern Shoveler -
Lesser Black-backed X Herring Gull -
Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) -
Oceanodroma sp. -
Iceland/Thayer's Gull -
Dark-eyed 'Cassiar' Junco -
Sharp-tailed Sparrow Yes
Jaeger sp. Yes
Phalarope sp. Yes
Dark-eyed 'Oregon' Junco Yes
Eastern x Western Kingbird -
Snow Goose x Ross's Goose -
Pelecanus sp. -
Plegadis sp. Yes
Dark-eyed 'Pink-sided' Junco -
Gadwall x Mallard -
Black-headed x Ring-billed Gull -
Sutton's Warbler -
Bicknell's/Gray-cheeked Thrush -
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger Yes
Glaucous Gull X Herring Gull (Nelson's Gull) Yes
Redhead x Ring-necked Duck -
White-crowned 'Gambel's' Sparrow Yes
Black Brant -
Selasphorus sp. Yes
Storm-Petrel sp. -
Great Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull Yes
Myiarchus sp. -
Yellow-rumped 'Audubon's' Warbler Yes
Brewster's Warbler Yes
Waterthrush sp. -
Green-winged Teal x Common Teal -
Savannah "Ipswich" Sparrow -
Eider sp. Yes
Broad-winged Hawk (dark morph) -
White Pelican sp. -
Palm Warbler 'Yellow Race' Yes
Eurasian X American Wigeon -
Empidonax sp. -
Canada (Richardson's) Goose Yes
Yellowlegs sp. -
Red-tailed Hawk (Western dark form) -
Nelson's 'Atlantic' Sparrow -
Frigatebird sp. -
Chilean Flamingo -
Ring-billed x Franklin's Gull -
Red-tailed 'Harlan's' Hawk Yes
Chen sp. -
Great White Heron -
King/Clapper Rail -
Iceland "Thayer's" Gull Yes
Common Goldeneye x Hooded Merganser Yes
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird Yes
Black-throated Green X Cape May Warbler -
Lawrence's Warbler Yes
Green-winged 'Common' Teal Yes
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 Yes
Tundra Swan Yes
Whooper Swan -
Common Shelduck -
Wood Duck B
Blue-winged Teal Yes
Cinnamon Teal Yes
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 Yes
Common 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 Yes
Smew -
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
Pied-billed Grebe B
Horned Grebe Yes
Red-necked Grebe Yes
Eared Grebe Yes
Western Grebe Yes
Rock Pigeon B
Eurasian Collared-Dove Yes
Common Ground Dove Yes
White-winged Dove Yes
Mourning Dove B
Yellow-billed Cuckoo B
Black-billed Cuckoo B
Common Nighthawk B
Chuck-will's-widow Yes
Eastern Whip-poor-will Yes
Chimney Swift B
Ruby-throated Hummingbird B
Black-chinned Hummingbird -
Bahama Woodstar -
Anna's Hummingbird -
Rufous Hummingbird Yes
Allen's Hummingbird -
Calliope Hummingbird -
Yellow Rail Yes
Black Rail -
Clapper Rail -
King Rail Yes
Virginia Rail Yes
Sora B
Spotted Rail -
Purple Gallinule Yes
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
Killdeer B
Semipalmated Plover Yes
Piping Plover Yes
Wilson's Plover Yes
Snowy Plover Yes
Upland Sandpiper Yes
Whimbrel Yes
Long-billed Curlew Yes
Hudsonian Godwit Yes
Marbled Godwit Yes
Ruddy Turnstone Yes
Red Knot Yes
Ruff Yes
Stilt Sandpiper Yes
Curlew Sandpiper -
Sanderling Yes
Dunlin Yes
Purple Sandpiper Yes
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 Yes
Long-tailed Jaeger -
Dovekie -
Thick-billed Murre Yes
Black Guillemot -
Long-billed Murrelet -
Ancient Murrelet -
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
Black-tailed Gull -
Mew Gull -
Ring-billed Gull B
California Gull Yes
Herring Gull B
Yellow-legged Gull -
Iceland Gull Yes
Lesser Black-backed Gull Yes
Slaty-backed Gull Yes
Glaucous Gull Yes
Great Black-backed Gull Yes
Kelp Gull -
Sooty Tern -
Least Tern Yes
Gull-billed Tern -
Caspian Tern Yes
Black Tern Yes
White-winged Tern -
Roseate Tern -
Common Tern Yes
Arctic Tern Yes
Forster's Tern Yes
Royal Tern -
Sandwich Tern -
Black Skimmer -
White-tailed Tropicbird -
Red-throated Loon Yes
Pacific Loon Yes
Common Loon Yes
Yellow-billed Loon -
Wilson's Storm-Petrel -
Leach's Storm-Petrel -
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Yes
Trindade Petrel -
Black-capped Petrel -
Cory's Shearwater -
Great Shearwater -
Wood Stork Yes
Magnificent Frigatebird -
Brown Booby -
Northern Gannet Yes
Neotropic Cormorant -
Double-crested Cormorant Yes
Great Cormorant -
Anhinga -
American White Pelican Yes
Brown Pelican Yes
American Bittern Yes
Least Bittern Yes
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 Yes
Glossy Ibis Yes
White-faced Ibis -
Roseate Spoonbill Yes
Black Vulture Yes
Turkey Vulture B
Osprey Yes
White-tailed Kite -
Swallow-tailed Kite Yes
Golden Eagle Yes
Northern Harrier Yes
Sharp-shinned Hawk B
Cooper's Hawk B
Northern Goshawk Yes
Bald Eagle B
Mississippi Kite Yes
Red-shouldered Hawk B
Broad-winged Hawk B
Swainson's Hawk Yes
Red-tailed Hawk B
Rough-legged Hawk Yes
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 Yes
Belted Kingfisher B
Lewis's Woodpecker -
Red-headed Woodpecker B
Red-bellied Woodpecker B
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker B
Black-backed Woodpecker Yes
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 Yes
Peregrine Falcon Yes
Prairie Falcon -
Monk Parakeet -
Ash-throated Flycatcher -
Great Crested Flycatcher Yes
Tropical Kingbird -
Western Kingbird Yes
Eastern Kingbird B
Gray Kingbird -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Yes
Fork-tailed Flycatcher -
Olive-sided Flycatcher Yes
Eastern Wood-Pewee Yes
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 -
Loggerhead Shrike Yes
Northern Shrike Yes
White-eyed Vireo B
Yellow-throated Vireo B
Blue-headed Vireo B
Philadelphia Vireo Yes
Warbling Vireo Yes
Red-eyed Vireo B
Blue Jay B
American Crow B
Fish Crow -
Common Raven Yes
Horned Lark B
Bank Swallow Yes
Tree Swallow Yes
Violet-green Swallow -
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Yes
Purple Martin B
Barn Swallow B
Cliff Swallow B
Cave Swallow Yes
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
Rock Wren -
House Wren B
Winter Wren B
Sedge Wren Yes
Marsh Wren Yes
Carolina Wren B
Bewick's Wren Yes
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher B
Golden-crowned Kinglet B
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Yes
European Robin -
Northern Wheatear -
Eastern Bluebird B
Mountain Bluebird -
Townsend's Solitaire Yes
Veery Yes
Gray-cheeked Thrush Yes
Bicknell's Thrush Yes
Swainson's Thrush Yes
Hermit Thrush B
Wood Thrush B
Redwing -
American Robin B
Varied Thrush Yes
Gray Catbird B
Brown Thrasher Yes
Northern Mockingbird B
European Starling B
Bohemian Waxwing Yes
Cedar Waxwing B
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
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 Yes
Lark Bunting Yes
Chipping Sparrow Yes
Clay-colored Sparrow Yes
Field Sparrow B
Fox Sparrow Yes
American Tree Sparrow Yes
Dark-eyed Junco B
White-crowned Sparrow Yes
Golden-crowned Sparrow -
Harris's Sparrow Yes
White-throated Sparrow Yes
Vesper Sparrow B
LeConte's Sparrow Yes
Seaside Sparrow -
Nelson's Sparrow Yes
Saltmarsh Sparrow -
Henslow's Sparrow Yes
Savannah Sparrow B
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln's Sparrow Yes
Swamp Sparrow B
Green-tailed Towhee -
Spotted Towhee Yes
Eastern Towhee B
Yellow-breasted Chat B
Yellow-headed Blackbird Yes
Bobolink Yes
Eastern Meadowlark B
Western Meadowlark Yes
Orchard Oriole B
Bullock's Oriole -
Baltimore Oriole Yes
Black-backed Oriole -
Scott's Oriole -
Red-winged Blackbird B
Shiny Cowbird -
Brown-headed Cowbird B
Rusty Blackbird Yes
Brewer's Blackbird Yes
Common Grackle B
Ovenbird Yes
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 Yes
Hooded Warbler Yes
American Redstart Yes
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
Chestnut-sided 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
Summer Tanager Yes
Scarlet Tanager B
Western Tanager Yes
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Yes
Black-headed Grosbeak -
Blue Grosbeak Yes
Lazuli Bunting -
Indigo Bunting B
Varied Bunting -
Painted Bunting Yes
Dickcissel Yes