Checklist of the Birds of New Hampshire

Based on a checklist by Dr. Art Borror. Updated to AOU 7th edition taxonomy by David J. Blezard.

Order: Gaviiformes

Family: Gaviidae

____ Red-throated Loon
____ Common Loon

Order: Podicipediformes

Family: Podicipedidae

____ Pied-billed Grebe
____ Horned Grebe
____ Red-necked Grebe

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Procellariidae

____ Northern Fulmar
____ Cory's Shearwater
____ Greater Shearwater
____ Sooty Shearwater
____ Manx Shearwater

Family: Hydrobatidae

____ Wilson's Storm-Petrel
____ Leach's Storm-Petrel

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Sulidae

____ Northern Gannet

Family: Phalacrocoracidae

____ Great Cormorant
____ Double-crested Cormorant

Order: Ciconiiformes

Family: Ardeidae

____ American Bittern
____ Least Bittern
____ Great Blue Heron
____ Great Egret
____ Snowy Egret
____ Little Blue Heron
____ Tricolored Heron
____ Cattle Egret
____ Green Heron
____ Black-crowned Night-Heron

Family: Threskiornithidae

____ Glossy Ibis

Family: Cathartidae

____ Turkey Vulture

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

____ Mute Swan
____ Snow Goose
____ Brant
____ Canada Goose
____ Wood Duck
____ Green-winged Teal
____ American Black Duck
____ Mallard
____ Northern Pintail
____ Blue-winged Teal
____ Northern Shoveler
____ Gadwall
____ American Wigeon
____ Canvasback
____ Redhead
____ Ring-necked Duck
____ Greater Scaup
____ Lesser Scaup
____ Common Eider
____ King Eider
____ Harlequin Duck
____ Oldsquaw
____ Black Scoter
____ Surf Scoter
____ White-winged Scoter
____ Common Goldeneye
____ Barrow's Goldeneye
____ Bufflehead
____ Hooded Merganser
____ Common Merganser
____ Red-breasted Merganser
____ Ruddy Duck

Order: Falconiformes

Family: Accipitridae

____ Osprey
____ Bald Eagle
____ Northern Harrier
____ Sharp-shinned Hawk
____ Cooper's Hawk
____ Northern Goshawk
____ Red-shouldered Hawk
____ Broad-winged Hawk
____ Red-tailed Hawk
____ Rough-legged Hawk

Family: Falconidae

____ American Kestrel
____ Merlin
____ Peregrine Falcon

Order: Galliformes

Family: Phasianidae

____ Ring-necked Pheasant
____ Spruce Grouse
____ Ruffed Grouse
____ Wild Turkey

Order: Gruiformes

Family: Rallidae

____ Virginia Rail
____ Sora
____ Common Moorhen
____ American Coot

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Charadriidae

____ Black-bellied Plover
____ American Golden-Plover
____ Semipalmated Plover
____ Piping Plover
____ Killdeer

Family: Scolopacidae

____ Greater Yellowlegs
____ Lesser Yellowlegs
____ Solitary Sandpiper
____ Willet
____ Spotted Sandpiper
____ Upland Sandpiper
____ Whimbrel
____ Hudsonian Godwit
____ Ruddy Turnstone
____ Red Knot
____ Sanderling
____ Semipalmated Sandpiper
____ Western Sandpiper
____ Least Sandpiper
____ White-rumped Sandpiper
____ Baird's Sandpiper
____ Pectoral Sandpiper
____ Purple Sandpiper
____ Dunlin
____ Ruff
____ Short-billed Dowitcher
____ Long-billed Dowitcher
____ Common Snipe
____ American Woodcock
____ Wilson's Phalarope
____ Red-necked Phalarope
____ Red Phalarope

Family: Laridae

____ Pomarine Jaeger
____ Parasitic Jaeger
____ Long-tailed Jaeger
____ Laughing Gull
____ Little Gull
____ Common Black-headed Gull
____ Bonaparte's Gull
____ Ring-billed Gull
____ Herring Gull
____ Iceland Gull
____ Glaucous Gull
____ Great Black-backed Gull
____ Black-legged Kittiwake
____ Caspian Tern
____ Roseate Tern
____ Common Tern
____ Arctic Tern
____ Forster's Tern
____ Least Tern
____ Black Tern

Family: Alcidae

____ Dovekie
____ Common Murre
____ Thick-billed Murre
____ Razorbill
____ Black Guillemot

Order: Columbiformes

Family: Columbidae

____ Rock Dove
____ Mourning Dove

Order: Cuculiformes

Family: Cuculidae

____ Black-billed Cuckoo
____ Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Tytonidae

____ Barn Owl

Family: Strigidae

____ Eastern Screech-Owl
____ Great Horned Owl
____ Snowy Owl
____ Barred Owl
____ Long-eared Owl
____ Short-eared Owl
____ Northern Saw-whet Owl

Order: Caprimulgiformes

Family: Caprimulgidae

____ Common Nighthawk
____ Whip-poor-will

Order: Apodiformes

Family: Apodidae

____ Chimney Swift

Family: Trochilidae

____ Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Order: Coraciiformes

Family: Alcedinidae

____ Belted Kingfisher

Order: Piciformes

Family: Picidae

____ Red-headed Woodpecker
____ Red-bellied Woodpecker
____ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
____ Downy Woodpecker
____ Hairy Woodpecker
____ Three-toed Woodpecker
____ Black-backed Woodpecker
____ Northern Flicker
____ Pileated Woodpecker

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tyrannidae

____ Olive-sided Flycatcher
____ Eastern Wood-Pewee
____ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
____ Acadian Flycatcher
____ Alder Flycatcher
____ Willow Flycatcher
____ Least Flycatcher
____ Eastern Phoebe
____ Great Crested Flycatcher
____ Eastern Kingbird

Family: Laniidae

____ Northern Shrike

Family: Vireonidae

____ Blue-headed Vireo
____ Yellow-throated Vireo
____ Warbling Vireo
____ Philadelphia Vireo
____ Red-eyed Vireo

Family: Corvidae

____ Gray Jay
____ Blue Jay
____ American Crow
____ Fish Crow
____ Northern Raven

Family: Alaudidae

____ Horned Lark

Family: Hirundinidae

____ Purple Martin
____ Tree Swallow
____ Northern Rough-winged Swallow
____ Bank Swallow
____ Cliff Swallow
____ Barn Swallow

Family: Paridae

____ Black-capped Chickadee
____ Boreal Chickadee
____ Tufted Titmouse

Family: Sittidae

____ Red-breasted Nuthatch
____ White-breasted Nuthatch

Family: Certhiidae

____ Brown Creeper

Family: Troglodytidae

____ House Wren
____ Winter Wren
____ Sedge Wren
____ Marsh Wren
____ Carolina Wren

Family: Sylviidae

____ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Family: Regulidae

____ Golden-crowned Kinglet
____ Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Family: Turdidae

____ Eastern Bluebird
____ Veery
____ Gray-cheeked Thrush
____ Bicknell's Thrush
____ Swainson's Thrush
____ Hermit Thrush
____ Wood Thrush
____ American Robin

Family: Mimidae

____ Gray Catbird
____ Northern Mockingbird
____ Brown Thrasher

Family: Sturnidae

____ European Starling

Family: Motacilidae

____ American Pipit

Family: Bombycillidae

____ Bohemian Waxwing
____ Cedar Waxwing

Family: Parulidae

____ Blue-winged Warbler
____ Golden-winged Warbler
____ Tennessee Warbler
____ Nashville Warbler
____ Northern Parula
____ Yellow Warbler
____ Chestnut-sided Warbler
____ Magnolia Warbler
____ Cape May Warbler
____ Black-throated Blue Warbler
____ Yellow-rumped Warbler
____ Black-throated Green Warbler
____ Blackburnian Warbler
____ Pine Warbler
____ Prairie Warbler
____ Palm Warbler
____ Bay-breasted Warbler
____ Blackpoll Warbler
____ Cerulean Warbler
____ Black-and-white Warbler
____ American Redstart
____ Ovenbird
____ Northern Waterthrush
____ Louisiana Waterthrush
____ Mourning Warbler
____ Common Yellowthroat
____ Wilson's Warbler
____ Canada Warbler
____ Yellow-breasted Chat

Family: Thraupidae

____ Scarlet Tanager

Family: Emberizidae

____ Eastern Towhee
____ American Tree Sparrow
____ Chipping Sparrow
____ Field Sparrow
____ Vesper Sparrow
____ Lark Sparrow
____ Savannah Sparrow
____ Grasshopper Sparrow
____ Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
____ Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow
____ Seaside Sparrow
____ Fox Sparrow
____ Song Sparrow
____ Lincoln's Sparrow
____ Swamp Sparrow
____ White-throated Sparrow
____ White-crowned Sparrow
____ Dark-eyed Junco
____ Lapland Longspur
____ Snow Bunting

Family: Cardinalidae

____ Northern Cardinal
____ Rose-breasted Grosbeak
____ Indigo Bunting
____ Dickcissel

Family: Icteridae

____ Bobolink
____ Red-winged Blackbird
____ Eastern Meadowlark
____ Rusty Blackbird
____ Common Grackle
____ Brown-headed Cowbird
____ Orchard Oriole
____ Baltimore Oriole

Family: Fringillidae

____ Pine Grosbeak
____ Purple Finch
____ House Finch
____ Red Crossbill
____ White-winged Crossbill
____ Common Redpoll
____ Pine Siskin
____ American Goldfinch
____ Evening Grosbeak

Family: Passeridae

____ House Sparrow