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Nightjar61's 2015 Year List

 
 
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Old Tuesday 6th January 2015, 10:45   #1
Nightjar61
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Nightjar61's 2015 Year List

My Year List so far is made up of birds seen in the ABA Area (West Virginia and Connecticut).

DUCKS, GEESE, and WATERFOWL
Black-bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis)
Snow Goose (Chen caerulescns)
Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii)
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Tundra San (Cygnus columbianus)
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
American Wigeon (Anas americana)
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
Canvasback (Aythya valisineria)
Redhead (Aythya americana)
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)
Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)
Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata)
White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca)
Black Scoter (Melanitta americana)
Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)
PHEASANTS, GROUSE, and ALLIES
Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)
Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
LOONS
Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata)
Common Loon (Gavia immer)
GREBES
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus)
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)
CORMORANTS and SHAGS
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
HERONS, EGRETS, and BITTERNS
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
NEW WORLD VULTURES
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
OSPREY
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
HAWKS, EAGLES, and KITES
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)
RAILS, GALLINULES, and COOTS
Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola)
Sora (Porzana carolina)
Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata)
American Coot (Fulica americana)
PLOVERS and LAPWINGS
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferous)
SANDPIPERS and ALLIES
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Dunlin (Calidri alpina)
Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata)
American Woodcock (Scolopax minor)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)
GULLS, TERNS, and SKIMMERS
Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia)
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri)
PIGEONS and DOVES
Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
CUCKOOS
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus)
Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)
BARN-OWLS
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
OWLS
Eastern Screech Owl (Megascops asio)
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus)
Barred Owl (Strix varia)
Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus)
NIGHTJARS and ALLIES
Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)
Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferous)
SWIFTS
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)
HUMMINGBIRDS
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)
Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)
KINGFISHERS
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)
WOODPECKERS
Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)
FALCONS and CARACARAS
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
TYRANT FLYCATCHERS
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi)
Eastern Wood Pewee (Contopus virens)
Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens)
Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum)
Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii)
Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus)
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)
SHRIKES
Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus)
Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor)
VIREOS, SHRIKE-BABBLERS and ERPORNIS
White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus)
Yellow-throated Vireo (Vireo flavifrons)
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus)
Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus)
CROWS, JAYS, and MAGPIES
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus)
Common Raven (Corvus corax)
LARKS
Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)
SWALLOWS
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)
Purple Martin (Progne subis)
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)
CHICKADEES and TITMICE
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus tricolor)
NUTHATCHES
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)
TREECREEPERS
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)
WRENS
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)
Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)
Carolina Wren (Cantorchilus ludovicianus)
GNATCATCHERS
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)
KINGLETS
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)
THRUSHES and ALLIES
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus)
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
MOCKINGBIRDS and THRASHERS
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
STARLINGS
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
WAGTAILS and PIPITS
American Pipit (Anthus rubescens)
WAXWINGS
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
LONGSPURS and SNOW BUNTINGS
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
NEW WORLD WARBLERS
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)
Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum)
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla)
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)
Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera)
Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora cyanoptera)
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)
Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea)
Swainson's Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii)
Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina)
Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)
Mourning Warbler (Geothlypis philadelphia)
Kentucky Warbler (Geothlypis formosus)
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina)
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina)
Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea)
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)
Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea)
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica)
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)
Yellow-throated Warbler (Setophaga dominica)
Prairie Warbler (Setophaga discolor)
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)
Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis)
Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)
Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens)
BUNTINGS and NEW WORLD SPARROWS
Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum)
Henslow's Sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii)
Nelson's Sparrow (Ammodramus nelsoni)
American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea)
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)
Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)
White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus)
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii)
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophalmus)
CARDINALS and ALLIES
Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra)
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)
TROUPIALS and ALLIES
Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna)
Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus)
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius)
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)
SISKINS, CROSSBILLS, and ALLIES
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)
Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)
Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus)
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)
OLD WORLD SPARROWS
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)


WEST VIRGINIA TOTALS: 238
J: 88
F: 10
M: 24
A: 54
M: 34
J: 5
J: 5
A: 1
S: 3
O: 6
N: 5
D: 3

PRESTON COUNTY TOTALS: 202
J: 64
F: 6
M: 31
A: 39
M: 40
J: 1
J: 1
A: 2
S: 5
O: 7
N: 2
D: 4


2015 West Virginia Lifers: Black-bellied Whistling Duck, Eurasian Wigeon, Black-crowned Night Heron, Northern Goshawk, Virginia Rail, Common Gallinule, Semipalmated Plover, Curlew Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Iceland Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Glaucous Gull, Caspian Tern, White-winged Dove, Barn Owl, Loggerhead Shrike, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Snow Bunting, Prothonotary Warbler, Nelson's Sparrow
2015 Preston County Lifers: Canvasback, Northern Goshawk, Common Gallinule, Semipalmated Plover, Herring Gull, Eastern Whip-poor-will, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Snow Bunting, Worm-eating Warbler, Nelson's Sparrow
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Latest World Lifer (No. 2,532): Mountain Trogon, 3/12/20
Latest ABA Lifer (No. 659): Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, 10/27/19
Latest West Virginia Lifer (No. 289): Sedge Wren, 5/31/20
Latest Preston County Lifer (No. 241): Dickcissel, 5/9/20

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