TAXONOMIC LIST

Below is PART ONE of a TAXONOMIC LIST of the bird species listed on this website. The list ends with the Pelecaniformes Order (Scopidae Family -Hamerkop).

For PART TWO, which starts with the Accipitriformes Order (Cathartidae Family – New World Vultures), please click here.

For a list by ENGLISH NAME, please click along this line.

White Tern on nest in Waikiki - Dec. 26, 2018 - © Denise Motard
White Tern chick on nest in Waikiki, Hawaii – © Denise Motard
American Wigeon male with American Black Duck - Ellen's Creek, PEI - Jan. 25, 2019 - © Denise Motard
American Wigeon male with American Black Duck – Prince Edward Island, Canada – © Denise Motard
Spotted Shag - Kaikoura, New Zealand - © Denise Motard
Spotted Shag – Kaikoura, New Zealand – © Denise Motard

OSTRICHES
COMMON OSTRICH (Struthio camelus) – Tanzania

DUCKS, GEESE AND WATERFOWL (a separate page)

NEW WORLD QUAIL
CALIFORNIA QUAIL (Callipepla californica) – New Zealand; USA, Hawaii

PHEASANTS, GROUSE AND ALLIES
WILD TURKEY(Meleagris gallopavo) – USA, Mass.; Hawaii; Canada, PEI
BLACK FRANCOLIN (Francolinus francolinus) – USA, Hawaii
GREY FRANCOLIN (Francolinus pondicerianus) – USA, Hawaii
ERCKEL’S FRANCOLIN(Pternistis erckelii) – USA, Hawaii
GREY PARTRIDGE – (Perdix perdix) – Canada, PEI
RED JUNGLEFOWL (Gallus gallus) – USA – Hawaii
KALIJ PHEASANT (Lophura leucomelanos) – USA, Hawaii
RING-NECKED PHEASANT (Phasianus colchicus)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
INDIAN PEAFOWL (Pavo cristatus) – USA, Hawaii
RUFFED GROUSE(Bonasa umbellus) – Canada, PEI
SHARP-TAILED GROUSE(Tympanuchus phasianellus) – Canada, PEI

NIGHTJARS AND ALLIES
COMMON NIGHTHAWK(Chordeiles minor)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
EASTERN WHIP-POOR-WILL (Antrostomus vociferus) – Canada, PEI

SWIFTS
CHIMNEY SWIFT(Chaetura pelagica) – Canada, PEI

HUMMINGBIRDS
FIERY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD(Panterpe insignis) – Costa Rica
GREEN-CROWNED BRILLIANT (Heliodoxa jacula)Costa Rica
RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD (Archilochus colibris) – Canada, PEI
VIOLET SABREWING(Campylopterus hemileucurus) – Costa Rica

BUSTARDS
WHITE-BELLIED BUSTARD (Eupodotis senegalensis) – Tanzania

CUCKOOS
BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO(Coccyzus erythropthalmus) – Canada, PEI
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO(Coccyzus americanus)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii

PIGEONS AND DOVES
WHITE-WINGED DOVE (Zenaida asiatica) – Canada, PEI
MOURNING DOVE (Zenaida macroura) – USA, Texas; Hawaii; Canada, PEI
EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE (Streptopelia decaocto) – Canada, PEI
EASTERN TURTLE DOVE  (Streptopelia orientalis) – Japan
COMMON WOOD PIGEON(Columba palumbus) – France
ROCK PIGEON (Columba livia) – USA, Hawaii; Canada, PEI
SPOTTED DOVE (Spilopelia chinensis) – USA, Hawaii
ZEBRA DOVE (Geopelia striata) – USA, Hawaii
NEW ZEALAND PIGEON (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae)New Zealand

CRANES
GREY CROWNED CRANE (Balearica regulorum) – Tanzania
SANDHILL CRANE(Antigone canadensis)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii

RAILS, GALLINULES, AND COOTS (on a separate page)

FLAMINGOS
GREATER FLAMINGO(Phoenicopterus roseus) – Spain

GREBES
PIED-BILLED GREBE (Podilymbus podiceps) – Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
RED-NECKED GREBE(Podiceps grisegena) Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
EARED GREBE (Podiceps nigricollis) – Canada, PEI
HORNED GREBE(Podiceps auritus)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii

SANDPIPERS AND ALLIES (a separage page)

NODDIES
WHITE TERN(Gygis alba) – USA, Hawaii

GULLS, TERNS, AND SKIMMERS (a separate page)

AUKS, MURRES, AND PUFFINS
COMMON MURRE(Uria aalge) – Canada, PEI; Iceland
THICK-BILLED MURRE (Uria lomvia) – Canada, PEI
DOVEKIE(Alle alle) – Canada, PEI
RAZORBILL(Alca torda) – Canada, PEI
BLACK GUILLEMOT(Cepphus grylle) – Canada, PEI
ATLANTIC PUFFIN(Fratercula arctica) – Canada, PEI

SKUAS AND JAEGERS
LONG-TAILED JAEGER – (Stercorarius longicaudus) – Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
PARASITIC JAEGER(Stercorarius parasiticus)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
POMARINE JAEGER(Stercorarius pomarinus)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
GREAT SKUA(Stercorarius skua)  – Canada, PEI

PRATINCOLES
COLLARED PRATINCOLE(Glareola pratincola)Spain

STILTS AND AVOCETS
AMERICAN AVOCET(Recurvirostra americana)Canada, PEI;  USA, Hawaii
BLACK-NECKED STILT – (Himantopus mexicanus) – Canada, PEI
HAWAIIAN STILT (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni) – USA, Hawaii
BLACK-WINGED STILT(Himantopus himantopus)Spain

OYSTERCATCHERS
BLACK OYSTERCATCHER (Haematopus bachmani) – Canada, PEI
AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER(Haematopus palliatus)USA, Florida
EURASIAN OYSTERCATCHER(Haematopus ostralegus)Iceland
SOUTH ISLAND OYSTERCATCHER (Haematopus finschi) – New Zealand
VARIABLE OYSTERCATCHER (Haematopus unicolor) – New Zealand

LAPWINGS AND PLOVERS (a separate page)

TROPICBIRDS
RED-TAILED TROPICBIRD (Phaethon rubricauda) – USA, Hawaii
WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRD (Phaethon lepturus)  – USA, Hawaii

LOONS
RED-THROATED LOON(Gavia stellata) – Canada, PEI
PACIFIC LOON (Gavia pacifica) – Canada, PEI
COMMON LOON – (Gavia immer) – Canada, PEI

SHEARWATERS AND PETRELS
NORTHERN FULMAR (Fulmarus glacialis)USA, Hawaii; Canada, PEI
SOUTHERN GIANT PETREL  (Macronectes giganteus) – New Zealand
CAPE PETREL (Daption capense) – New Zealand
WHITE-CHINNED PETREL (Procellaria aequinoctialis) – New Zealand
WEDGE-TAILED SHEARWATER (Ardenna pacificus) – USA, Hawaii
SOOTY SHEARWATER  (Ardenna griseus) – New Zealand; Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
GREAT SHEARWATER (Ardenna gravis) – Canada, PEI

ALBATROSSES
SOUTHERN ROYAL ALBATROSS (Diomedea epomophora) – New Zealand
WANDERING ALBATROSS (Diomeda exulans) – New Zealand
SALVIN’S ALBATROSS (Thalassarche salvini) – New Zealand
LAYSAN ALBATROSS (Phoebastria immutabilis) – USA, Hawaii

NORTHERN STORM-PETRELS
LEACH’S STORM PETREL(Oceanodroma leucorhoa)Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii

SOUTHERN STORM-PETRELS
WILSON’S STORM PETREL(Oceanites oceanicus) – Canada, PEI

PENGUINS
BLUE PENGUIN (Eudyptula minor) – New Zealand

STORKS
WHITE STORK (Ciconia ciconia) – Tanzania
SADDLE-BILLED STORK (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) – Tanzania
MARABOU STORK (Leptoptilos crumenifer) – Tanzania

BOOBIES AND GANNETS
NORTHERN GANNET (Morus bassanus) – Canada, PEI
BROWN BOOBY(Sula leucogaster) – Canada, PEI; USA, Hawaii
RED-FOOTED BOOBY (Sula sula)– USA, Hawaii

FRIGATEBIRDS
GREAT FRIGATEBIRD (Fregata minor) – USA, Hawaii

CORMORANTS
DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT (Phalacrocorax auritus) – USA, Texas; Canada, PEI
GREAT CORMORANT (Phalacrocorax carbo) – Japan;
New Zealand; USA, Connecticut; Canada, PEI
NEOTROPIC CORMORANT (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) – USA, Texas
PIED SHAG (Phalocrocorax varius) – New Zealand
SPOTTED SHAG (Phalacrocorax punctatus) – New Zealand

PELICANS
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) – USA, Texas; Canada, PEI
BROWN PELICAN – (Pelecanus occidentalis) – USA, Texas; Mexico; Canada, PEI
GREAT WHITE PELICAN (Pelecanus onocrotalus) – Tanzania

BITTERNS, HERONS, AND EGRETS (a separate page)

IBISES AND SPOONBILLS
AFRICAN SACRED IBIS (Threskiornis aethiopicus)Tanzania
AUSTRALIAN WHITE IBIS (Threskiomis moluccus) – Australia
AMERICAN WHITE IBIS – (Endocimus albus)USA, Texas
GLOSSY IBIS(Plegadis falcinellus) – Spain; Canada, PEI
ROSEATE SPOONBILL (Platalea ajaja) – USA, Texas

HAMERKOP
HAMERKOP (Scopus umbretta) – Tanzania

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