Arizona Bird Committee

Documenting Arizona's Birds

Review List of the Birds of Arizona.

This checklist contains 160 review species of birds that have been accepted by the Arizona Bird Committee as of July 2018.

This list conforms to the A.O.U. checklist order and nomenclature as of the 59th supplement July 2018.

Subspecies common names are derived from eBird Taxonomy, available online at:

http://ebird.org/content/ebird/about/ebird-taxonomy 

 

Anatidae - Swans, Geese, Ducks
Fulvous Whistling-Duck *
Brant *
Trumpeter Swan *
Baikal Teal *
Garganey *
Green-winged Teal, n
Eurasian (crecca) form *
Tufted Duck *
Harlequin Duck *
Black Scoter *
Odontophoridae - Quail
Phasianidae - Partridges, Grouse,and Turkey
Podicipedidae - Grebes
Least Grebe *, n
Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves
Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis
Black-billed Cuckoo *
Groove-billed Ani *
Caprimulgidae - Nighthawks and Nightjars
Buff-collared Nightjar *, n
Eastern Whip-poor-will *
Apodidae - Swifts
Black Swift *
Chimney Swift *
Trochilidae - Hummingbirds
Ruby-throated Hummingbird *
Bumblebee Hummingbird *
Cinnamon Hummingbird *
Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
Purple Gallinule *
Gruidae - Cranes
Common Crane *
Recurvirostridae - Stilts and Avocets
Charadriidae - Plovers
American Golden-Plover *
Pacific Golden-Plover *
Lesser Sand-Plover *
Jacanidae - Jacanas
Northern Jacana *
Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies
Upland Sandpiper *
Hudsonian Godwit *
Ruddy Turnstone *
Black Turnstone *
Red Knot *
Ruff *
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper *
White-rumped Sandpiper *
Buff-breasted Sandpiper *
Wandering Tattler *
Stercorariidae - Jaegers
Pomarine Jaeger *
Parasitic Jaeger *
Long-tailed Jaeger *
Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Black-legged Kittiwake *
Ivory Gull *
Little Gull *
Mew Gull *
Western Gull *
Yellow-footed Gull *
Iceland Gull *
Lesser Black-backed Gull *
Glaucous-winged Gull *
Glaucous Gull *
Gull-billed Tern *
Arctic Tern *
Royal Tern *
Elegant Tern *
Black Skimmer *
Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
White-tailed Tropicbird *
Red-billed Tropicbird *
Gaviidae - Loons
Yellow-billed Loon *
Diomedeidae - Albatrosses
Laysan Albatross *
Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels
[Leach’s/Townsend’s/Ainley’s Storm-Petrel] *
Wedge-rumped Storm-petrel *
Black Storm-Petrel *
Least Storm-Petrel *
Procellariidae - Shearwaters
Juan Fernandez Petrel *
Hawaiian Petrel *
Wedge-tailed Shearwater *
Sooty Shearwater *
[Black-vented Shearwater] *
Ciconiidae - Storks
Wood Stork *
Fregatidae - Frigatebirds
Magnificent Frigatebird *
Sulidae - Boobies
Blue-footed Booby *
Brown Booby *
Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants
Anhingidae - Anhinga
Anhinga *
Pelecanidae - Pelicans
Ardeidae - Bitterns, Herons, and Egrets
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron *
Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills
White Ibis *
Glossy Ibis *
Cathartidae - New World Vultures
Pandionidae - Osprey
Accipitridae - Kites, Eagles, and Hawks
Swallow-tailed Kite *
White-tailed Hawk *
Tytonidae - Barn Owls
Strigidae - Typical Owls
Trogonidae - Trogons
Eared Quetzal *, n
Alcedinidae - Kingfishers
Picidae - Woodpeckers
Red-headed Woodpecker *
Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons
Aplomado Falcon *, n (ex)
Psittacidae - Parrots
Thick-billed Parrot, n (ex) *
Psittaculidae - Lovebirds
Tityridae - Becards
Gray-collared Becard *
Rose-throated Becard *, n
Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers
Tufted Flycatcher, n *
Eastern Wood-Pewee *
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher *
Acadian Flycatcher *
Least Flycatcher *
Pine Flycatcher *
Nutting's Flycatcher *, n
Great Crested Flycatcher *
Great Kiskadee *
Couch's Kingbird *
Laniidae - Shrikes
Vireonidae - Vireos
Black-capped Vireo *
Bell's Vireo, n
Bell's Vireo (Eastern) form*
Blue-headed Vireo *
Philadelphia Vireo *
Red-eyed Vireo *
Yellow-green Vireo *
Corvidae - Jays, Magpies, Crows,  and Ravens
Blue Jay *
California Scrub-Jay *
Alaudidae - Larks
Hirundinidae - Swallows
Brown-chested Martin *
Cave Swallow *, n
Paridae - Chickadees and Titmice
Black-capped Chickadee *, n
Remizidae - Verdins
Aegithalidae - Bushtits
Sittidae - Nuthatches
Certhiidae - Creepers
Troglodytidae - Wrens
Sedge Wren *
Carolina Wren *
Sinaloa Wren *
Polioptilidae - Gnatcatchers
Cinclidae - Dippers
Regulidae - Kinglets
Muscicapidae - Old World Flycatchers
Northern Wheatear *
Turdidae - Thrushes
Brown-backed Solitaire *
Veery *, n
Gray-cheeked Thrush *
Wood Thrush *
Aztec Thrush *
Mimidae - Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers
Blue Mockingbird *
Sturnidae - Starlings
Bombycillidae - Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing *
Ptiliogonatidae - Silky-flycatchers
Peucedramidae - Olive Warbler
Passeridae - Old World Sparrows
Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits
White Wagtail *
Red-throated Pipit *
Fringillidae - Finches and Goldfinches
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch *
Black Rosy-Finch *
Purple Finch *
Common Redpoll *
White-winged Crossbill *
Calcariidae -Longspurs  and Snow Buntings
Smith's Longspur *
Snow Bunting *
Emberizidae - Old World Sparrows
Little Bunting *
Passerellidae - New World Sparrows
Eastern Towhee *
American Tree Sparrow *
Field Sparrow *
Savannah Sparrow, n
Large-billed (rostratus) form *
LeConte's Sparrow *
Nelson's Sparrow *
Fox Sparrow
Sooty (unalaschcensis) group *
Thick-billed (megarhyncha) group *
Dark-eyed Junco, n
White-winged (aikeni) form *
Icteriidae - Chats
Icteridae - Blackbirds and allies
Bobolink *, n
Black-vented Oriole *
Hooded Oriole, n
Eastern (cucullatus) group, *
Rusty Blackbird *
Common Grackle *
Parulidae - Wood Warblers
Golden-winged Warbler *
Blue-winged Warbler *
Swainson's Warbler *
Crescent-chested Warbler *, n
Connecticut Warbler *
Mourning Warbler *
Kentucky Warbler *
Cape May Warbler *
Cerulean Warbler *
Tropical Parula *
Bay-breasted Warbler *
Blackburnian Warbler *
Yellow Warbler, n
Mangrove (erithachorides) form *
Blackpoll Warbler *
Pine Warbler *
Prairie Warbler *
Black-throated Green Warbler *
Fan-tailed Warbler *
Canada Warbler *
Slate-throated Redstart *
Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings
Flame-colored Tanager *, n
Yellow Grosbeak *
Pending committee review
Clay-colored Thrush