Boreal Birds
300+ species, billions of birds rely on Canada's boreal forest as critical breeding grounds

Field List of Boreal Birds

 
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
American Coot Fulica americana
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
American Robin Turdus migratorius
American Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides dorsalis
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
American Wigeon Anas americana
American Woodcock Scolopax minor
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
Baird's Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Barred Owl Strix varia
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia
Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonica
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
Brant Branta bernicla
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
Brewer's Sparrow Spizella breweri
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Brown Creeper Certhia americana
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
California Gull Larus californicus
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Cassin's Vireo Vireo cassinii
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Common Loon Gavia immer
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Common Raven Corvus corax
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri
Dusky Grouse Dendragapus obscurus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan
Gadwall Anas strepera
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis
Gray Partridge Perdix perdix
Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch Leucosticte tephrocotis
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Great Gray Owl Strix nebulosa
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Little Gull Larus minutus
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus
MacGillivray's Warbler Oporornis tolmiei
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Merlin Falco columbarius
Mew Gull Larus canus
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula
Northern Parula Parula americana
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus
Purple Martin Progne subis
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Redhead Aythya americana
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Ross's Goose Chen rossii
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
Sanderling Calidris alba
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiacus
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Sora Porzana carolina
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii
Spruce Grouse Falcipennis canadensis
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
Surfbird Aphriza virgata
Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
White-tailed Ptarmigan Lagopus leucura
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
Whooping Crane Grus americana
Willet Tringa semipalmata
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata