Meade County Bird Checklist:

Loons

_____ Pacific Loon

_____ Common Loon

Grebes

_____ Pied-billed Grebe*

_____ Horned Grebe

_____ Eared Grebe

_____ Western Grebe

Pelicans

_____ American White Pelican

_____ Brown Pelican

Cormorants

_____ Double-crested Cormorant

Anhinga

_____ Anhinga*

Frigatebirds

_____ Magnificent Frigatebird**

Herons

_____ American Bittern

_____ Least Bittern

_____ Great Blue Heron*

_____ Great Egret

_____ Snowy Egret

_____ Little Blue Heron

_____ Cattle Egret*

_____ Green Heron*

_____ Black-crowned Night-Heron*

_____ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Ibises

_____ White-faced Ibis*

Vultures

_____ Turkey Vulture*

Geese

_____ Greater White-fronted Goose

_____ Snow Goose

_____ Rossí Goose

_____ Canada Goose

Swans

_____ Trumpeter Swan

_____ Tundra Swan

Ducks

_____ Wood Duck*

_____ Gadwall

_____ American Wigeon

_____ American Black Duck

_____ Mallard*

_____ Blue-winged Teal*

_____ Cinnamon Teal

_____ Northern Shoveler*

_____ Northern Pintail

_____ Green-winged Teal*

_____ Canvasback

_____ Redhead

_____ Ring-necked Duck

_____ Greater Scaup

_____ Lesser Scaup

_____ Long-tailed Duck

_____ Bufflehead

_____ Common Goldeneye

_____ Hooded Mergnazer

_____ Common Merganzer

_____ Ruddy Duck

Hawks, Kites, Eagles

_____ Osprey

_____ Mississippi Kite*

_____ Bald Eagle

_____ Northern Harrier

_____ Sharp-shinned Hawk

_____ Cooperís Hawk

_____ Harrisís Hawk** *

_____ Broad-winged Hawk

_____ Swainsonís Hawk*

_____ Red-tailed Hawk*

_____ Ferruginous Hawk*

_____ Rough-legged Hawk

_____ Golden Eagle

Falcons

_____ American Kestrel*

_____ Merlin

_____ Prairie Falcon

Pheasants

_____ Ring-necked Pheasant*

Prairie-Chickens, Grouse

_____ Greater Prairie Chicken

_____ Lesser Prairie-Chicken

Turkeys

_____ Wild Turkey*

Quail

_____ Scaled Quail

_____ Northern Bobwhite*

Rails, Gallinules

_____ Black Rail

_____ King Rail

_____ Virginia Rail

_____ Sora*

_____ American Coot*

Cranes

_____ Sandhill Crane

_____ Whooping Crane

Plovers

_____ Black-bellied Plover

_____ American Golden Plover

_____ Snowy Plover

_____ Semipalmated Plover

_____ Piping Plover

_____ Kildeer*

_____ Mountain Plover

Stilts, Avocets

_____ Black-Necked Stilt*

_____ American Avocet

Sandpipers

_____ Greater Yellowlegs

_____ Lesser Yellowlegs

_____ Solitary Sandpiper

_____ Willet

_____ Spotted Sandpiper*

_____ Upland Sandpiper

_____ Hudsonian Godwit

_____ Whimbrel

_____ Long-billed Curlew

_____ Sanderling

_____ Semipalmated Sandpiper

_____ Western Sandpiper

_____ Least Sandpiper

_____ White-rumped Sandpiper

_____ Bairdís Sandpiper

_____ Pectoral Sandpiper

_____ Stilt Sandpiper

_____ Short-billed Dowitcher

_____ Long-billed Dowitcher

_____ Common Snipe

_____ American Woodcock

_____ Wilsonís Phalarope

Jaegers

_____ Parasitic Jaeger

Gulls

_____ Franklinís Gull

_____ Bonapartís Gull

_____ Ring-billed Gull

_____ Herring Gull

_____ Glaucous Gull

Terns

_____ Forsterís Tern

_____ Least Tern

_____ Black Tern

Pigeons, Doves

_____ Rock Dove*

_____ Band-tailed Pigeon**

_____ Eurasian Collared Dove*

_____ Mourning Dove*

_____ Inca Dove*

Cuckoos

_____ Black-billed Cuckoo

_____ Yellow-billed Cuckoo*

_____ Greater Roadrunner*

Barn-Owls

_____ Barn Owl nesting

Owls

_____ Eastern Screech-Owl*

_____ Great Horned Owl nesting

_____ Burrowing Owl*

_____ Barred Owl

_____ Long-eared Owl

_____ Short-eared Owl

Goatsuckers

_____ Common Nighthawk*

_____ Common Poor-will

_____ Chuck-willís-widow

Swifts

_____ Chimney Swift*

Hummingbirds

_____ Ruby-throated Hummingbird

_____ Black-chinned Hummingbird**

Kingfisher

_____ Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers

_____ Red-headed Woodpecker*

_____ Red-bellied Woodpecker*

_____ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

_____ Red-naped Sapsucker

_____ Downy Woodpecker*

_____ Hairy Woodpecker*

_____ Northern Flicker*

Flycatchers

_____ Olive-sided Flycatcher

_____ Western Wood-Pewee

_____ Eastern Wood-Pewee

_____ Willow Flycatcher

_____ Least Flycatcher

_____ Hammondís Flycatcher**

_____ Eastern Phoebe

_____ Sayís Phoebe*

_____ Vermilion Flycatcher

_____ Ash-throated Flycatcher*

_____ Great-Crested Flycatcher*

_____ Cassinís Kingbird

_____ Western Kingbird*

_____ Eastern Kingbird*

_____ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher*

Shrikes

_____ Loggerhead Shrike*

Vireos

_____ Bellís Vireo*

_____ Cassinís Vireo

_____ Blue-headed Vireo

_____ Warbling Vireo*

_____ Philadelphia Vireo

_____ Red-eyed Vireo

Jays, Magpies, Crows

_____ Stellerís Jay

_____ Blue Jay*

_____ Western Scrub Jay

_____ Clarkís Nutcracker

_____ Black-billed Magpie*

_____ American Crow*

_____ Chihuahuan Raven*

Larks

_____ Horned Lark*

Swallows

_____ Purple Martin*

_____ Tree Swallow

_____ N. Rough-winged Swallow*

_____ Bank Swallow

_____ Cliff Swallow*

_____ Barn Swallow*

Chickadees, Titmice

_____ Carolina Chickadee*

_____ Black-capped Chickadee*

_____ Mountain Chickadee

Nuthatches

_____ White-breasted Nuthatch

_____ Red-breasted Nuthatch

Creepers

_____ Brown Creeper

Wrens

_____ Rock Wren

_____ Carolina Wren

_____ Bewickís Wren*

_____ House Wren*

_____ Winter Wren

_____ Sedge Wren

_____ Marsh Wren

Kinglets

_____ Golden-crowned Kinglet

_____ Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Gnatcatcher

_____ Blue-gray gnatcatcher

Thrushes

_____ Eastern Bluebird*

_____ Mountain Bluebird

_____ Townsendís Solitaire

_____ Veery

_____ Gray-cheeked Thrush

_____ Swainsonís Thrush

_____ Hermit Thrush

_____ Wood Thrush

_____ American Robin*

_____ Varied Thrush

Thrashers

_____ Gray Catbird*

_____ Northern Mockingbird*

_____ Brown Thrasher*

_____ Curve-billed Thrasher

Starlings

_____ European Starling*

Pipits

_____ American Pipit

Waxwings

_____ Bohemian Waxwing

_____ Cedar Waxwing

Warblers

_____ Tennessee Warbler

_____ Orange-crowned Warbler

_____ Nashville Warbler

_____ Northern Parula

_____ Yellow Warbler*

_____ Chestnut-sided Warbler

_____ Magnolia Warbler

_____ Black-throated Blue Warbler

_____ Yellow-rumped Warbler

_____ Black-throated Green Warbler

_____ Blackburnian Warbler

_____ Palm Warbler

_____ Black-and-White Warbler

_____ American Redstart

_____ Prothonotary Warbler

_____ Ovenbird

_____ Northern Waterthrush

_____ Louisiana Waterthrush

_____ Mourning Warbler

_____ MacGillivrayís Warbler

_____ Common Yellowthroat*

_____ Hooded Warbler

_____ Wilsonís Warbler

_____ Canada Warbler

_____ Yellow-breasted Chat*

Tanagers

_____ Summer Tanager

_____ Scarlet Tanager

_____ Western Tanager

Sparrows

_____ Green-tailed Towhee

_____ Spotted Towhee

_____ Cassinís Sparrow*

_____ American Tree Sparrow

_____ Chipping Sparrow

_____ Clay-colored Sparrow

_____ Field Sparrow*

_____ Vesper Sparrow

_____ Lark Sparrow*

_____ Lark Bunting*

_____ Savannah Sparrow

_____ Grasshopper Sparrow*

_____ Bairdís Sparrow

_____ Fox Sparrow

_____ Song Sparrow

_____ Lincolnís Sparrow

_____ Swamp Sparrow

_____ White-throated Sparrow

_____ Harrisís Sparrow

_____ White-crowned Sparrow

_____ Dark-eyed Junco

_____ McCownís Longspur

_____ Lapland Longspur

_____ Chestnut-collared Longspur

Grosbeaks, Buntings

_____ Northern Cardinal*

_____ Rose-breasted Grosbeak

_____ Black-headed Grosbeak

_____ Blue Grosbeak*

_____ Lazuli Bunting

_____ Indigo Bunting nesting

_____ Painted bunting

_____ Dickcissel*

Blackbirds, Orioles

_____ Bobolink

_____ Red-winged Blackbird*

_____ Eastern Meadowlark*

_____ Western Meadowlark*

_____ Yellow-headed Blackbird*

_____ Brewerís Blackbird

_____ Common Grackle*

_____ Great-tailed Grackle nesting

_____ Brown-headed Cowbird*

_____ Orchard Oriole*

_____ Bullockís Oriole*

_____ Baltimore Oriole*

Northern Finches

_____ Purple Finch

_____ Cassinís Finch

_____ House Finch*

Common Redpoll

_____ Red Crossbill

_____ Pine Siskin nesting

Lesser Goldfinch

_____ American Goldfinch*

_____ Evening Grosbeak

Old World Sparrows

_____ House Sparrow*

* Documented breeding species, meeting the requirements for a Probable or Confirmed Breeder as defined by the Kansas Breeding Bird Atlas Project.

 

** Fewer than ten Kansas records

 

 

 

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