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

 

Bird List for Lackawanna 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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Lackawanna County List

Lackawanna Bird List

 

Herring 'Vega' Gull -
Blue-winged Teal X Northern Shoveler -
Sandhill 'Lesser' Crane -
Oceanodroma sp. -
Black-headed x Ring-billed Gull -
Dark-eyed 'Cassiar' Junco -
Iceland/Thayer's Gull -
Sharp-tailed Sparrow -
Phalarope sp. -
Dark-eyed 'Oregon' Junco -
Eastern x Western Kingbird -
Storm-Petrel sp. -
Snow Goose x Ross's Goose -
Pelecanus sp. -
Plegadis sp. -
Dark-eyed 'Pink-sided' Junco -
Gadwall x Mallard -
Sutton's Warbler -
Bicknell's/Gray-cheeked Thrush -
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger -
Glaucous Gull X Herring Gull (Nelson's Gull) -
Redhead x Ring-necked Duck -
White-crowned 'Gambel's' Sparrow -
Black Brant -
Selasphorus sp. -
Great Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull -
Myiarchus sp. -
Yellow-rumped 'Audubon's' Warbler -
Brewster's Warbler -
Waterthrush sp. -
Green-winged Teal x Common Teal -
Savannah "Ipswich" Sparrow -
Eider sp. -
Chen sp. -
Broad-winged Hawk (dark morph) -
White Pelican sp. -
Iceland "Thayer's" Gull -
Palm Warbler 'Yellow Race' -
Eurasian X American Wigeon -
Empidonax sp. -
Lawrence's Warbler -
Canada (Richardson's) Goose -
Yellowlegs sp. -
Red-tailed Hawk (Western dark form) -
Nelson's 'Atlantic' Sparrow -
Frigatebird sp. -
Lesser Black-backed X Herring Gull -
Chilean Flamingo -
Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) -
Red-tailed 'Harlan's' Hawk -
Ring-billed x Franklin's Gull -
Great White Heron -
Jaeger sp. -
Common Goldeneye x Hooded Merganser -
King/Clapper Rail -
Black-throated Green X Cape May Warbler -
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird -
Green-winged 'Common' Teal -
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck -
Snow Goose Yes
Ross's Goose -
Greater White-fronted Goose -
Pink-footed Goose -
Brant -
Barnacle Goose -
Cackling Goose -
Canada Goose B
Mute Swan B
Trumpeter Swan -
Tundra Swan Yes
Whooper Swan -
Common Shelduck -
Wood Duck B
Blue-winged Teal Yes
Cinnamon Teal -
Northern Shoveler Yes
Gadwall Yes
Eurasian Wigeon -
American Wigeon Yes
Mallard B
American Black Duck B
Northern Pintail Yes
Green-winged Teal Yes
Canvasback Yes
Redhead Yes
Ring-necked Duck Yes
Tufted Duck Yes
Greater Scaup Yes
Lesser Scaup Yes
King Eider -
Common Eider -
Harlequin Duck -
Surf Scoter -
White-winged Scoter Yes
Black Scoter Yes
Long-tailed Duck Yes
Bufflehead Yes
Common Goldeneye Yes
Barrow's Goldeneye -
Smew -
Hooded Merganser B
Common Merganser B
Red-breasted Merganser Yes
Masked Duck -
Ruddy Duck Yes
Northern Bobwhite -
Ring-necked Pheasant B
Ruffed Grouse B
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 -
Chimney Swift B
Ruby-throated Hummingbird B
Black-chinned Hummingbird -
Bahama Woodstar -
Anna's Hummingbird -
Rufous Hummingbird -
Allen's Hummingbird -
Calliope Hummingbird -
Yellow Rail -
Black Rail -
Clapper Rail -
King Rail -
Virginia Rail Yes
Sora Yes
Spotted Rail -
Purple Gallinule -
Common Gallinule Yes
American Coot Yes
Sandhill Crane Yes
Black-necked Stilt -
American Avocet -
American Oystercatcher -
Black-bellied Plover -
American Golden-Plover -
Killdeer B
Semipalmated Plover Yes
Piping Plover -
Wilson's Plover -
Snowy Plover -
Upland Sandpiper -
Whimbrel -
Long-billed Curlew -
Hudsonian Godwit -
Marbled Godwit -
Ruddy Turnstone -
Red Knot -
Ruff -
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 -
Spotted Sandpiper B
Solitary Sandpiper Yes
Lesser Yellowlegs Yes
Willet -
Greater Yellowlegs Yes
Wilson's Phalarope -
Red-necked Phalarope -
Red Phalarope -
Pomarine 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 -
Mew Gull -
Ring-billed Gull Yes
California Gull -
Herring Gull Yes
Yellow-legged Gull -
Iceland Gull Yes
Lesser Black-backed Gull -
Slaty-backed Gull -
Glaucous Gull Yes
Great Black-backed Gull -
Kelp Gull -
Sooty Tern -
Least Tern -
Gull-billed Tern -
Caspian Tern -
Black Tern -
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 -
Neotropic Cormorant -
Double-crested Cormorant B
Great Cormorant -
Anhinga -
American White Pelican -
Brown Pelican -
American Bittern Yes
Least Bittern -
Great Blue Heron B
Great Egret -
Snowy Egret -
Little Blue Heron -
Tricolored Heron -
Cattle Egret -
Green Heron B
Black-crowned Night-Heron -
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron -
White Ibis -
Glossy Ibis -
White-faced Ibis -
Roseate Spoonbill -
Black Vulture -
Turkey Vulture B
Osprey Yes
White-tailed Kite -
Swallow-tailed Kite -
Golden Eagle Yes
Northern Harrier Yes
Sharp-shinned Hawk B
Cooper's Hawk B
Northern Goshawk Yes
Bald Eagle Yes
Mississippi Kite Yes
Red-shouldered Hawk B
Broad-winged Hawk B
Swainson's Hawk -
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 -
Barred Owl B
Great Gray Owl -
Long-eared Owl Yes
Short-eared Owl Yes
Boreal Owl -
Northern Saw-whet Owl B
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 Yes
Prairie Falcon -
Monk Parakeet -
Ash-throated Flycatcher -
Great Crested Flycatcher B
Tropical Kingbird -
Western Kingbird -
Eastern Kingbird B
Gray Kingbird -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher -
Fork-tailed Flycatcher -
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 -
Loggerhead Shrike -
Northern Shrike Yes
White-eyed Vireo -
Yellow-throated Vireo B
Blue-headed Vireo B
Philadelphia Vireo Yes
Warbling Vireo B
Red-eyed Vireo B
Blue Jay B
American Crow B
Fish Crow Yes
Common Raven B
Horned Lark Yes
Bank Swallow B
Tree Swallow B
Violet-green Swallow -
Northern Rough-winged Swallow B
Purple Martin Yes
Barn Swallow B
Cliff Swallow B
Cave Swallow -
Carolina Chickadee -
Black-capped Chickadee B
Boreal Chickadee -
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 -
Carolina Wren B
Bewick's Wren -
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher B
Golden-crowned Kinglet B
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Yes
European Robin -
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 B
Wood Thrush B
Redwing -
American Robin B
Varied Thrush Yes
Gray Catbird B
Brown Thrasher B
Northern Mockingbird B
European Starling B
Bohemian Waxwing -
Cedar Waxwing B
House Sparrow B
American Pipit Yes
Brambling -
Evening Grosbeak Yes
Pine Grosbeak -
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch -
House Finch B
Purple Finch B
Common Redpoll Yes
Hoary Redpoll -
Red Crossbill Yes
White-winged Crossbill Yes
European Goldfinch -
Pine Siskin Yes
Lesser Goldfinch -
American Goldfinch B
Lapland Longspur -
Snow Bunting -
Bachman's Sparrow -
Grasshopper Sparrow B
Lark Sparrow -
Lark Bunting -
Chipping Sparrow B
Clay-colored Sparrow -
Field Sparrow B
Fox Sparrow Yes
American Tree Sparrow Yes
Dark-eyed Junco B
White-crowned Sparrow Yes
Golden-crowned Sparrow Yes
Harris's Sparrow Yes
White-throated Sparrow B
Vesper Sparrow Yes
LeConte's Sparrow -
Seaside Sparrow -
Nelson's Sparrow -
Saltmarsh Sparrow -
Henslow's Sparrow Yes
Savannah Sparrow B
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln's Sparrow Yes
Swamp Sparrow B
Green-tailed Towhee -
Spotted Towhee -
Eastern Towhee B
Yellow-breasted Chat Yes
Yellow-headed Blackbird -
Bobolink B
Eastern Meadowlark B
Western Meadowlark -
Orchard Oriole Yes
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
Golden-winged Warbler Yes
Blue-winged Warbler B
Black-and-white Warbler B
Prothonotary Warbler Yes
Swainson's Warbler -
Tennessee Warbler Yes
Orange-crowned Warbler -
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 Yes
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 B
Palm Warbler Yes
Pine Warbler B
Yellow-rumped Warbler B
Yellow-throated Warbler -
Prairie Warbler B
Black-throated Gray Warbler -
Townsend's Warbler -
Black-throated Green Warbler B
Canada Warbler B
Wilson's Warbler Yes
Summer Tanager Yes
Scarlet Tanager B
Western Tanager -
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak B
Black-headed Grosbeak -
Blue Grosbeak -
Lazuli Bunting -
Indigo Bunting B
Varied Bunting -
Painted Bunting -
Dickcissel -