Arizona Bird Committee

Documenting Arizona's Birds

Species added to State List since 1972

The following list contains 97 species that have either been added or removed from the original list that was produced by the ABC in 1972

Anatidae - Swans, Geese, Ducks

Cackling Goose #
Trumpeter Swan *
Garganey *
Baikal Teal *
Tufted Duck *
Harlequin Duck *
Black Scoter *
Barrow's Goldeneye

Odontophoridae - Quail

Elegant Quail (removed)
California Quail (int)

Phasianidae - Partridges, Grouse, and Turkey

Chukar, n (int)

Ring-necked Pheasant, n (int)

Gaviidae - Loons

Yellow-billed Loon *

Podicipedidae - Grebes

Clark's Grebe

Red-necked Grebe *

Diomedeidae - Albatrosses

Laysan Albatross *

Procellariidae - Shearwaters

Sooty Shearwater *

[Black-vented Shearwater] *

Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels

[Leach’s Storm-Petrel] *

Black Storm-Petrel *

Least Storm-Petrel *

Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills

Glossy Ibis *

Accipitridae - Kites, Eagles, and Hawks

[Swallow-tailed Kite] *

Red-shouldered Hawk *, n

Short-tailed Hawk *, n

White-tailed Hawk *

Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons

Aplomado Falcon *, n (ex)

Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

Purple Gallinule *

Charadriidae - Plovers

Pacific Golden-Plover *

Jacanidae - Jacanas

Northern Jacana *

Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies

Hudsonian Godwit *

Black Turnstone *

White-rumped Sandpiper *

Buff-breasted Sandpiper *

Ruff *

Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

Mew Gull *

Yellow-footed Gull *

Thayer's Gull *

Lesser Black-backed Gull *

Glaucous Gull *

Arctic Tern *

Royal Tern *

Elegant Tern *

Black Skimmer *

Stercorariidae - Jaegers

Long-tailed Jaeger *

Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Ruddy Ground-Dove #, n

Psittacidae - Parrots

Rosy-faced Lovebird, n (int)

Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis

Black-billed Cuckoo *

Strigidae - Typical Owls

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl #, n

Caprimulgidae - Nighthawks and Nightjars

Eastern Whip-poor-will (split) *

Apodidae - Swifts

[Black Swift] *

Chimney Swift *

Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

Cinnamon Hummingbird *

Plain-capped Starthroat *

Ruby-throated Hummingbird *

Trogonidae - Trogons

Eared Quetzal *, n

Picidae - Woodpeckers

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (split) #

Red-breasted Sapsucker (split) #

Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers

Tufted Flycatcher *

Eastern Wood-Pewee *

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher *

Acadian Flycatcher *

Least Flycatcher *

Pacific-slope Flycatcher (split)
Cordilleran Flycatcher (split)

Great Kiskadee *

Couch's Kingbird *

Incertae Sedis (Tyrannidae)

Gray-collared Becard *

Vireonidae - Vireos

Plumbeous Vireo (split)

Cassin's Vireo (split)

[Blue-headed Vireo] *

Corvidae - Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens

Blue Jay *

Hirundinidae - Swallows

Brown-chested Martin *

Cave Swallow *, n

Paridae - Chickadees and Titmice

Black-capped Chickadee *

Troglodytidae - Wrens

Pacific Wren (split) #, n

Sinaloa Wren *

Carolina Wren *

Sedge Wren *

Turdidae - Thrushes

Northern Wheatear *

Brown-backed Solitaire *

Aztec Thrush *

Mimidae - Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers

Blue Mockingbird *

Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits

White Wagtail *

Red-throated Pipit *

Calcariidae -Longspurs and Snow Buntings

Snow Bunting *

Parulidae - Wood Warblers

Swainson's Warbler *

Crescent-chested Warbler *, n

Connecticut Warbler *

Mourning Warbler *

Tropical Parula *

Blackburnian Warbler *

Yellow Warbler (Mangrove) form *

Pine Warbler *

Rufous-capped Warbler *, n

Canada Warbler *

Slate-throated Redstart *

Emberizidae - Emberizine Finches

Eastern Towhee *

Field Sparrow *

Le Conte's Sparrow *

Nelson's Sparrow *

Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings

Flame-colored Tanager *, n

Icteridae - Icterids

Common Grackle *

Black-vented Oriole *

Fringillidae - Finches and Goldfinches

White-winged Crossbill *