Bird List for Better Birdwatching along
the Gulf Coast-
152 species

FLYCATCHERS  
__ Eastern Wood-Pewee
__ Eastern Phoebe
__ Great-crested
      Flycatcher
__ Acadian Flycatcher
__ Eastern Kingbird
SHRIKES
__ Loggerhead Shrike
VIREOS  
__ White-eyed Vireo
__ Blue-headed Vireo
__ Red-eyed Vireo
JAYS, CROWS
__ Blue Jay
__ American Crow
__ Fish Crow
SWALLOWS
__ Purple Martin
__ Tree Swallow
__ Northern Rough-
     winged Swallow
CHICKADEES, TITMICE  
__ Carolina Chickadee
__ Tufted Titmouse
NUTHATCHES
__ Brown-headed
     Nuthatch
WRENS
__ Carolina Wren
__ House Wren
__ Sedge Wren
__ Marsh Wren
KINGLETS, GNATCATCHERS
__ Ruby-crowned Kinglet
__ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
THRUSHES, BLUEBIRDS
__ Eastern Bluebird
__ Hermit Thrush
__ American Robin
THRASHERS, MOCKINGBIRDS  
__ Gray Catbird
__ Northern Mockingbird
__ Brown Thrasher
PIPITS
__ American Pipit
WAXWINGS  
__ Cedar Waxwing

WARBLERS  
__ Orange-crowned
     Warbler
__ Northern Parula
__ Yellow-rumped
     Warbler
__ Yellow-throated
     Warbler
__ Pine Warbler                                                                                                
__ Palm Warbler
__ Prothonotary Warbler
__ Common Yellowthroat
__ Hooded Warbler
TANAGERS  
__ Summer Tanager
TOWHEES, SPARROWS  
__ Eastern Towhee
__ Chipping Sparrow
__ Field Sparrow
__ Swamp Sparrow
__ White-throated
      Sparrow
GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS     
__ Northern Cardinal
__ Rose-breasted Grosbeak
__ Blue Grosbeak
__ Indigo Bunting
__ Painted Bunting
BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES  
__ Red-winged Blackbird
__ Eastern Meadowlark
__ Common Grackle
__ Boat-tailed Grackle
__ Brown-headed
     Cowbird
__ Orchard Oriole
__ Baltimore Oriole
FINCHES
__ American Goldfinch
LOONS, GREBES
__ Common Loon  
__ Pied-billed Grebe
PELICANS  
__ American White
     Pelican
__ Brown Pelican
CORMORANTS
__ Double-crested
    Cormorant
__ Anhinga
HERONS, EGRETS  
__ Least Bittern
__ Great Blue Heron
__ Great Egret
__ Snowy Egret
__ Reddish Egret
__ Tricolored Heron
__ Little Blue Heron
__ Cattle Egret
__ Green Heron
__ Black-crowned
     Night-Heron
__ Yellow-crowned
     Night-Heron
IBISES, VULTURES
__ White Ibis
__ Roseate Spoonbill
__ Turkey Vulture
__ Black Vulture
WATERFOWL  
__ Wood Duck
__ Gadwall
__ Northern Pintail
__ American Wigeon
__ Northern Shoveler
__ Blue-winged Teal
__ Green-winged Teal
__ Redhead
__ Ring-necked Duck
__ Lesser Scaup
__ Red-breasted
     Merganser
__ Ruddy Duck
HAWKS, EAGLES  
__ Bald Eagle
__ Northern Harrier
__ Sharp-shinned Hawk
__ Cooper's Hawk
__ Red-shouldered Hawk
__ Red-tailed Hawk
__ Osprey
FALCONS  
__ American Kestrel
GROUSE
__ Northern Bobwhite
 RAILS  
__ Common Moorhen
__ American Coot
__ Clapper Rail
__ Virginia Rail
__ Sora
CRANES
__ Sandhill Crane
PLOVERS
__ Black-bellied Plover
__ Semipalmated Plover
__ Killdeer
AVOCETS, STILTS
__ American Avocet
__ Black-necked Stilt
SANDPIPERS
__ Greater Yellowlegs
__ Lesser Yellowlegs
__ Willet
__ Spotted Sandpiper
__ Ruddy Turnstone
__ Red Knot
__ Sanderling
__ Dunlin
__ Western Sandpiper
__ Least Sandpiper
__ Short-billed Dowitcher
__ Long-billed Dowitcher
__ Wilson's Snipe
GULLS, TERNS  
__ Laughing Gull
__ Bonaparte's Gull
__ Ring-billed Gull
__ Herring Gull
__ Least Tern
__ Caspian Tern
__ Forster’s Tern
__ Royal Tern
__ Sandwich Tern
SKIMMERS
__ Black Skimmer
DOVES, CUCKOOS
__ Mourning Dove
__ Yellow-billed Cuckoo
OWLS  
__ Barn Owl
__ Eastern Screech-Owl
__ Great Horned Owl
__ Barred Owl
GOATSUCKERS  
__ Common Nighthawk
__ Chuck-will’s-widow
SWIFTS  
__ Chimney Swift
HUMMINGBIRDS
__ Ruby-throated
     Hummingbird
KINGFISHERS  
__ Belted Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS  
__ Red-bellied
     Woodpecker
__ Yellow-bellied
     Sapsucker
__ Downy Woodpecker
__ Northern Flicker
__ Pileated Woodpecker