CBRC Logo by Tim ManolisOfficial California Checklist

by the California Bird Records Committee

Updated 2 February 2014

The sequence of birds on this list has been updated to follow the 7th edition of the A.O.U Check-List of North American Birds, and supplements.

A total of 657 species is included on this official California checklist, 11 of which are established introductions, one of which has been extirpated within historical times, and one of which is in the process of being reintroduced but is not yet established. An additional five species have been recorded in the state, but are of uncertain natural occurrence and are included in a supplemental list following the main list.

For new species to be added to the main list, at least one record of the species must be reviewed and accepted by the California Bird Records Committee (CBRC). All species on this list except those annotated with P, V, A or S are supported by at least one extant specimen obtained in California. Species not supported by specimens are documented either by photographs (P), video recordings (V), audio recordings (A), or (S) sight records with one or more convincing written descriptions, but no other tangible evidence. Documentation supporting all records reviewed by the CBRC (except for the physical specimens) is permanently archived at the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo, California 93012-8506, where it is available to researchers.

The CBRC solicits documentation for all occurrences in California of species on its Review List (those annotated below with an asterisk), as well as species not yet recorded in California. In general, review species average four or fewer occurrences per year in California over the most recent ten year period. Documentation should be sent to Guy McCaskie, California Bird Records Committee, by e-mail to secretary@californiabirds.org. We also seek documentation concerning the potential establishment of introduced species not currently on the state list.

 

Legend

* - California Bird Records Committee Review Species (189 species)
I - Introduced but now established in California (11 species)
E - Extirpated from California (1 species)
RI - Reintroduction in progress - not yet established. (1 species)

For species not supported by curated specimens (114 species):

P - At least one record supported by identifiable photograph (112 species)
V - At least one record supported by identifiable video (24 species)
A - At least one record supported by identifiable audio recording (9 species)
S - Supported only by sight records (2 species)

Main List

Anseriformes - Screamers, Swans, Geese, and Ducks
Anatidae - Ducks, Geese, and Swans
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis - *P
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor - *
Taiga/Tundra Bean-Goose Anser fabalis/Anser serrirostris - *P
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Emperor Goose Chen canagica - *
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Ross's Goose Chen rossii
Brant Branta bernicla
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator - P
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus - *P
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Gadwall Anas strepera
Falcated Duck Anas falcata - *P
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
American Wigeon Anas americana
American Black Duck Anas rubripes - *
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula - *
Baikal Teal Anas formosa - *
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Redhead Aythya americana
Common Pochard Aythya ferina - *P
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri - *P
King Eider Somateria spectabilis - *
Common Eider Somateria mollissima - *P
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
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
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
Smew Mergellus albellus - *PV
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Galliformes - Gallinaceous Birds
Odontophoridae - New World Quail
Mountain Quail Oreortyx pictus
California Quail Callipepla californica
Gambel's Quail Callipepla gambelii

Phasianidae - Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, and Old World Quail
Chukar Alectoris chukar - I
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus - I
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
Greater Sage-Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
White-tailed Ptarmigan Lagopus leucura - IP
Sooty Grouse Dendragapus fuliginosus
Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus - E
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo - I

Gaviiformes - Loons
Gaviidae - Loons
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica - *
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
Common Loon Gavia immer
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii - *

Podicipediformes - Grebes
Podicipedidae - Grebes
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus - *
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii

Procellariiformes - Tube-nosed Swimmers
Diomedeidae - Albatrosses
Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta - *P
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata - *PV
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans - *P
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes
Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus - *

Procellariidae - Shearwaters and Petrels
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera - *PV
Murphy's Petrel Pterodroma ultima
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata
Hawaiian Petrel Pterodroma sandwichensis - PV
Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii
Stejneger's Petrel Pterodroma longirostris - *P
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii - *P
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis - *PV
Parkinson's Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni - *P
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas - *
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea - *P
Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis - *P
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus - *P
Buller's Shearwater Puffinus bulleri
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus - PV
Townsend's Shearwater Puffinus auricularis - *
Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas

Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma furcata
Ringed Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma hornbyi - *P
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
Ashy Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma homochroa
Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tethys - *
Black Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma melania
Tristram's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tristrami - *P
Least Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma microsoma

Phaethontiformes - Tropicbirds
Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus - *P
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda - *

Ciconiiformes - Storks
Ciconiidae - Storks
Wood Stork Mycteria americana

Suliformes - Frigatebirds, Boobies, Cormorants, Darters, and Allies
Fregatidae - Frigatebirds
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens - *
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor - *P
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel - *P

Sulidae - Boobies and Gannets
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra - *P
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii - *
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Red-footed Booby Sula sula - *
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus - *P

Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants
Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus - P
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus

Anhingidae - Darters
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga - *P

Pelecaniformes - Pelicans, Herons, Ibises, and Allies
Pelecanidae - Pelicans
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

Ardeidae - Herons, Bitterns, and Allies
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor - *
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills
White Ibis Eudocimus albus - *
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus - *P
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja - *

Accipitriformes - Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies
Cathartidae - New World Vultures
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus - *P
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
California Condor Gymnogyps californianus - RI

Pandionidae - Ospreys
Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Accipitridae - Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus - *P
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis - *
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus - *P
Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Gray Hawk Buteo plagiatus - *PV
Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
Zone-tailed Hawk Buteo albonotatus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos

Gruiformes - Rails, Cranes, and Allies
Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
Sora Porzana carolina
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus - *
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
American Coot Fulica americana

Gruidae - Cranes
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis
Common Crane Grus grus - *P

Charadriiformes - Shorebirds, Gulls, Auks, and Allies
Recurvirostridae - Stilts and Avocets
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana

Haematopodidae - Oystercatchers
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

Charadriidae - Lapwings and Plovers
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Lesser Sand-Plover Charadrius mongolus - *P
Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii - *PV
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia - *
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula - *PVA
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus - *P
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus - *PV

Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus - *PV
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes - *P
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus - *P
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia - *PV
Willet Tringa semipalmata
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis - *P
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola - *P
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda - *
Little Curlew Numenius minutus - *P
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis - *PV
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica - *P
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica - *
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Surfbird Calidris virgata
Ruff Calidris pugnax
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea - *
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta - *P
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis - *P
Sanderling Calidris alba
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Rock Sandpiper Calidris ptilocnemis
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
Little Stint Calidris minuta - *
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis - *
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus - *
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago - *P
American Woodcock Scolopax minor - *P
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius

Stercorariidae - Skuas
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus

Alcidae - Auks, Murres, and Puffins
Common Murre Uria aalge
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia - *
Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba
Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix - *
Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus
Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris - *
Scripps's Murrelet Synthliboramphus scrippsi
Guadalupe Murrelet Synthliboramphus hypoleucus
Craveri's Murrelet Synthliboramphus craveri
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus
Cassin's Auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus
Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula
Least Auklet Aethia pusilla - *
Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella - *
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata

Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus - *P
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris - *
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea - *P
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus - *P
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus - *
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea - *P
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri - *PV
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris - *
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
Mew Gull Larus canus
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Western Gull Larus occidentalis
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens
California Gull Larus californicus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides - *P
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus - *P
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus - *P
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus - *
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus - *P
Least Tern Sternula antillarum
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus - *PV
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis - *P
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger

Columbiformes - Pigeons, and Doves
Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon Columba livia - I
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis - *PV
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto - I
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis - I
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Inca Dove Columbina inca
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti

Cuculiformes - Cuckoos and Allies
Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus - *PV
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus - *
Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris - *P

Strigiformes - Owls
Tytonidae - Barn Owls
Barn Owl Tyto alba

Strigidae - Typical Owls
Flammulated Owl Psiloscops flammeolus
Western Screech-Owl Megascops kennicottii
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus - *
Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma
Elf Owl Micrathene whitneyi - *
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis
Barred Owl Strix varia
Great Gray Owl Strix nebulosa
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus

Caprimulgiformes - Goatsuckers, Oilbirds, and Allies
Caprimulgidae - Goatsuckers
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Chuck-will's-widow Antrostomus carolinensis - *
Buff-collared Nightjar Antrostomus ridgwayi - *
Eastern Whip-poor-will Antrostomus vociferus - *PA
Mexican Whip-poor-will Antrostomus arizonae

Apodiformes - Swifts, and Hummingbirds
Apodidae - Swifts
Black Swift Cypseloides niger
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris - *S
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi
Common Swift Apus apus - *P
White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis

Trochilidae - Hummingbirds
Green Violetear Colibri thalassinus - *P
Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens - *P
Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae - *P
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris - *
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
Costa's Hummingbird Calypte costae
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
Allen's Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin
Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope
Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris - *P
Violet-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia violiceps - *P
Xantus's Hummingbird Hylocharis xantusii - *P

Coraciiformes - Rollers, Motmots, Kingfishers, and Allies
Alcedinidae - Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

Piciformes - Puffbirds, Jacamars, Toucans, Woodpeckers, and Allies
Picidae - Woodpeckers and Allies
Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus - *
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis
Williamson's Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
Nuttall's Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Gilded Flicker Colaptes chrysoides
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Falconiformes - Caracaras and Falcons
Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway - *PV
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus - *P
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus - *
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus

Psittaciformes - Parrots
Psittacidae - Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots
Red-crowned Parrot Amazona viridigenalis - I

Passeriformes - Passerine Birds
Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax - *
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens - *PA
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris - *
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum - *
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii
Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri
Pacific-slope Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis
Cordilleran Flycatcher Empidonax occidentalis
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer - *
Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
Nutting's Flycatcher Myiarchus nuttingi - *PVA
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus - *
Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher Myiodynastes luteiventris - *PV
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii - *PA
Cassin's Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans
Thick-billed Kingbird Tyrannus crassirostris - *PVA
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana - *P

Laniidae - Shrikes
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus - *P
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor

Vireonidae - Vireos
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus - *PA
Bell's Vireo Vireo bellii
Gray Vireo Vireo vicinior
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
Plumbeous Vireo Vireo plumbeus
Cassin's Vireo Vireo cassinii
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius - *
Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Yellow-green Vireo Vireo flavoviridis - *

Corvidae - Crows and Jays
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis
Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata - *
Island Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma insularis
Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia
Yellow-billed Magpie Pica nuttalli
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven Corvus corax

Alaudidae - Larks
Sky Lark Alauda arvensis - *P
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris

Hirundinidae - Swallows
Purple Martin Progne subis
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva - *P
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Paridae - Chickadees and Titmice
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli
Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
Juniper Titmouse Baeolophus ridgwayi

Remizidae - Penduline Tits and Verdins
Verdin Auriparus flaviceps

Aegithalidae - Long-tailed Tits and Bushtits
Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus

Sittidae - Nuthatches
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
Pygmy Nuthatch Sitta pygmaea

Certhiidae - Creepers
Brown Creeper Certhia americana

Troglodytidae - Wrens
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus
Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Pacific Wren Troglodytes pacificus
Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis - *PA
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis - *PA
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
Cactus Wren Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus

Polioptilidae - Gnatcatchers and Gnatwrens
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
California Gnatcatcher Polioptila californica
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Polioptila melanura

Cinclidae - Dippers
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus

Regulidae - Kinglets
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Phylloscopidae - Leaf Warblers
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus - *
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis - *P

Sylviidae - Sylviid Warblers
Wrentit Chamaea fasciata

Megaluridae - Grassbirds
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata - *P

Muscicapidae - Old World Flycatchers
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica - *P
Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus - *P
Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla - *P
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe - *
Stonechat Saxicola torquatus - *P

Turdidae - Thrushes
Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
Veery Catharus fuscescens - *P
Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus - *
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina - *
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus - *PV
Rufous-backed Robin Turdus rufopalliatus - *P
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius

Mimidae - Mockingbirds and Thrashers
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre - *
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
Bendire's Thrasher Toxostoma bendirei
California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
Le Conte's Thrasher Toxostoma lecontei
Crissal Thrasher Toxostoma crissale
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Sturnidae - Starlings
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris - I

Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits
Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis - *P
Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea - *P
White Wagtail Motacilla alba - *P
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni - *P
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii

Bombycillidae - Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum

Ptiliogonatidae - Silky-flycatchers
Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens

Calcariidae - Longspurs and Snow Buntings
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus
Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus - *PV
McCown's Longspur Rhynchophanes mccownii
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis - *

Parulidae - Wood-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
Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
Lucy's Warbler Oreothlypis luciae
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Virginia's Warbler Oreothlypis virginiae
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis - *
MacGillivray's Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei
Mourning Warbler Geothlypis philadelphia - *
Kentucky Warbler Geothlypis formosa
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
Grace's Warbler Setophaga graciae - *
Black-throated Gray Warbler Setophaga nigrescens
Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi
Hermit Warbler Setophaga occidentalis
Golden-cheeked Warbler Setophaga chrysoparia - *
Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis
Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla
Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons - *
Painted Redstart Myioborus pictus
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens

Emberizidae - Emberizids
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
California Towhee Melozone crissalis
Abert's Towhee Melozone aberti
Cassin's Sparrow Peucaea cassinii - *
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
Brewer's Sparrow Spizella breweri
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla - *P
Black-chinned Sparrow Spizella atrogularis
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Black-throated Sparrow Amphispiza bilineata
Sagebrush Sparrow Artemisiospiza nevadensis
Bell's Sparrow Artemisiospiza belli
Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Baird's Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii - *
Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii - *
Nelson's Sparrow Ammodramus nelsoni
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla - *P
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica - *P

Cardinalidae - Cardinals and Allies
Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus - *P
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Varied Bunting Passerina versicolor - *
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
Dickcissel Spiza americana

Icteridae - Blackbirds
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Tricolored Blackbird Agelaius tricolor
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus - *
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula - *
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
Hooded Oriole Icterus cucullatus
Streak-backed Oriole Icterus pustulatus - *
Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Scott's Oriole Icterus parisorum

Fringillidae - Fringilline and Cardueline Finches and Allies
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla - *PV
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch Leucosticte tephrocotis
Black Rosy-Finch Leucosticte atrata - *
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus - *P
House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
Cassin's Finch Haemorhous cassinii
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera - *S
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea - *
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
Lawrence's Goldfinch Spinus lawrencei
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus

Passeridae - Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow Passer domesticus - I

Estrildidae - Waxbills and Allies
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata - I

Supplemental List
This list includes those species for which the CBRC has determined that all of the correctly identified records are of uncertain natural occurrence. Given available evidence, the CBRC could not reach a consensus as to whether records of these species involved true naturally occurring vagrants or escapes from captivity. However, a majority of CBRC members agreed that these species should be admitted to this Supplemental List. Species judged by the CBRC to be probable escapees are not admitted to the Supplemental List.

Gruiformes - Rails, Cranes, and Allies
Gruidae - Cranes
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo - P

Passeriformes - Passerine Birds
Mimidae - Mockingbirds and Thrashers
Blue Mockingbird Melanotis caerulescens - PVA

Ptiliogonatidae - Silky-flycatchers
Gray Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys cinereus - PV

Icteridae - Blackbirds
Black-backed Oriole Icterus abeillei - P

Fringillidae - Fringilline and Cardueline Finches and Allies
Oriental Greenfinch Chloris sinica - P
 

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