CBRC Logo by Tim ManolisOfficial California Checklist

by the California Bird Records Committee

Updated 13 January 2024

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 685 species is included on this official California checklist, 17 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 six 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 [email protected]. We also seek documentation concerning the potential establishment of introduced species not currently on the state list.



* - California Bird Records Committee Review Species (182 species)
I - Introduced but now established in California (17 species)
E - Extirpated from California (1 species)
RI - Reintroduction in progress - not yet established. (1 species)

For species not supported by curated specimens (130 species):

P - At least one record supported by identifiable photograph (129 species)
V - At least one record supported by identifiable video (26 species)
A - At least one record supported by identifiable audio recording (13 species)
S - Supported only by sight records (1 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 - *
Emperor Goose Anser canagicus - *
Snow Goose Anser caerulescens
Ross's Goose Anser rossii
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Tundra Bean-Goose Anser serrirostris - *P
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
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa - *
Garganey Spatula querquedula - *
Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors
Cinnamon Teal Spatula cyanoptera
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata
Gadwall Mareca strepera
Falcated Duck Mareca falcata - *P
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope
American Wigeon Mareca americana
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Mexican Duck Anas diazi - *P
American Black Duck Anas rubripes - *
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
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 deglandi
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra - *P
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
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo - I
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
White-tailed Ptarmigan Lagopus leucura - IP
Greater Sage-Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus
Sooty Grouse Dendragapus fuliginosus
Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus - E
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus - I
Chukar Alectoris chukar - I

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

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
Inca Dove Columbina inca
Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina
Ruddy Ground Dove Columbina talpacoti
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura

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

Caprimulgiformes - Nightjars
Caprimulgidae - Nightjars
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
Mexican Violetear Colibri thalassinus - *P
Rivoli's Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens - *P
Blue-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis clemenciae - *P
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris - *
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
Costa's Hummingbird Calypte costae
Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
Allen's Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus
Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris - P
Xantus's Hummingbird Basilinna xantusii - *P
Violet-crowned Hummingbird Ramosomyia violiceps - *P

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

Gruidae - Cranes
Sandhill Crane Antigone 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
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus - *PV
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula - *PVA
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus - *P
Lesser Sand-Plover Charadrius mongolus - *P
Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii - *PV
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia - *
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus

Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda - *
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis - *PV
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Little Curlew Numenius minutus - *P
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica - P
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
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima - *PV
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 - *
American Woodcock Scolopax minor - *
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago - *P
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus - *PV
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes - *P
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Willet Tringa semipalmata
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus - *P
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia - *PV
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola - *P
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis - *P
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius

Stercorariidae - Skuas and Jaegers
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
Short-billed Gull Larus brachyrhynchus
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Western Gull Larus occidentalis
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens
California Gull Larus californicus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
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
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus - *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

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

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

Procellariiformes - Tube-nosed Swimmers
Diomedeidae - Albatrosses
White-capped Albatross Thalassarche cauta - *P
Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita - *P
Salvin's Albatross Thalassarche salvini - *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 - *

Oceanitidae - Southern Storm-Petrels
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus

Hydrobatidae - Northern Storm-Petrels
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Hydrobates furcatus
Ringed Storm-Petrel Hydrobates hornbyi - *P
Leach's Storm-Petrel Hydrobates leucorhous
Townsend's Storm-Petrel Hydrobates socorroensis
Ainley's Storm-Petrel Hydrobates cheimomnestes - *T
Ashy Storm-Petrel Hydrobates homochroa
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Hydrobates castro - *P
Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Hydrobates tethys - *
Black Storm-Petrel Hydrobates melania
Tristram's Storm-Petrel Hydrobates tristrami - *P
Least Storm-Petrel Hydrobates microsoma

Procellariidae - Shearwaters and Petrels
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Gray-faced Petrel Pterodroma gouldi - *PV
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta - *P
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
Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax - *P
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis - *PV
Parkinson's Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni - *P
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas - *
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea - *P
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Ardenna pacifica - *P
Buller's Shearwater Ardenna bulleri
Short-tailed Shearwater Ardenna tenuirostris
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis - *P
Pink-footed Shearwater Ardenna creatopus
Flesh-footed Shearwater Ardenna carneipes
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus - PV
Newell's Shearwater Puffinus newelli - *
Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas

Ciconiiformes - Storks
Ciconiidae - Storks
Wood Stork Mycteria americana - *

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

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

Anhingidae - Darters
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga - *P

Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants
Brandt's Cormorant Urile penicillatus
Pelagic Cormorant Urile pelagicus
Double-crested Cormorant Nannopterum auritum
Neotropic Cormorant Nannopterum brasilianum - 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 - *

Cathartiformes - New World Vultures
Cathartidae - New World Vultures
California Condor Gymnogyps californianus - RI
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus - *P
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Accipitriformes - Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies
Pandionidae - Ospreys
Osprey Pandion haliaetus

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

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

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

Piciformes - Puffbirds, Jacamars, Toucans, Woodpeckers, and Allies
Picidae - Woodpeckers and Allies
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla - *P
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
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens
Nuttall's Woodpecker Dryobates nuttallii
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris
Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus
White-headed Woodpecker Dryobates albolarvatus
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Gilded Flicker Colaptes chrysoides
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Falconiformes - Caracaras and Falcons
Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons
Crested Caracara Caracara plancus - *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 - African and New World Parrots
Nanday Parakeet Aratinga nenday - I
Mitred Parakeet Psittacara mitratus - I
Red-masked Parakeet Psittacara erythrogenys - I
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet Brotogeris chiriri - I
Red-crowned Parrot Amazona viridigenalis - I
Lilac-crowned Parrot Amazona finschi - I

Passeriformes - Passerine Birds
Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers
Small-billed Elaenia Elaenia parvirostris - *P
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
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
Western Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis
Buff-breasted Flycatcher Empidonax fulvifrons - *P
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus

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

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

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

Remizidae - Penduline Tits and Verdin
Verdin Auriparus flaviceps

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

Alaudidae - Larks
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis - *PA
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris

Locustellidae - Grasshopper-Warblers
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata - *P

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

Aegithalidae - Long-tailed Tits
Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus

Phylloscopidae - Leaf Warblers
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus - *P
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix - *P
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus - *
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus - *P
Arctic/Kamchatka Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus borealis/examinandus - *P

Pycnonotidae - Bulbuls
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus - I

Sylviidae - Sylviid Warblers
Wrentit Chamaea fasciata

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

Bombycillidae - Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum

Ptiliogonatidae - Silky-flycatchers
Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens

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

Certhiidae - Creepers
Brown Creeper Certhia americana

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

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

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
LeConte's Thrasher Toxostoma lecontei
Crissal Thrasher Toxostoma crissale
Sage Thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Sturnidae - Starlings
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris - I

Cinclidae - Dippers
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus

Turdidae - Thrushes
Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
Veery Catharus fuscescens - *PA
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

Muscicapidae - Old World Flycatchers
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica - *P
Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope - *P
Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus - *
Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla - *P
Asian Stonechat Saxicola maurus - *P
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe - *

Estrildidae - Waxbills and Allies
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata - I

Passeridae - Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow Passer domesticus - I

Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits
Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis - *PA
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola - *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

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

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

Emberizidae - Old World Buntings
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla - *P
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica - *P

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

Icteriidae - Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens

Icteridae - Blackbirds
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna - *PA
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
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
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Tricolored Blackbird Agelaius tricolor
Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus

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 Leiothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned Warbler Leiothlypis celata
Lucy's Warbler Leiothlypis luciae
Nashville Warbler Leiothlypis ruficapilla
Virginia's Warbler Leiothlypis 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
Tropical Parula Setophaga pitiayumi - *PV
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

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

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
Gray Thrasher Toxostoma cinereum - PV

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

Icteridae - Blackbirds
Black-backed Oriole Icterus abeillei - P

Cardinalidae -Cardinals and Allies
Yellow Grosbeak Pheucticus chrysopeplus -P

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