2962 thumb Birds of Alabama

This guide is a reference for identifying species of birds reported from Alabama. If you have additions or corrections please send them to jpfriel@ua.edu.

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Groove-billed Ani 1
Crotophaga sulcirostris
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo 2
Coccyzus americanus
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Black-billed Cuckoo 3
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
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Red-cockaded Woodpecker 4
Picoides borealis
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Downy Woodpecker 5
Picoides pubescens
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Hairy Woodpecker 6
Picoides villosus
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Pileated Woodpecker 7
Dryocopus pileatus
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Red-bellied Woodpecker 8
Melanerpes carolinus
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Red-headed Woodpecker 9
Melanerpes erythrocephalus
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Northern Flicker 10
Colaptes auratus
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Yellow-shafted Flicker 11
Colaptes auratus auratus
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3
Sphyrapicus varius
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Carolina Parakeet 12
Conuropsis carolinensis
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Eastern Screech-Owl 13
Megascops asio
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Barred Owl 5
Strix varia
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Great Horned Owl 14
Bubo virginianus
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Short-eared Owl 15
Asio flammeus
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Long-eared Owl 3
Asio otus
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Northern Saw-whet Owl 15
Aegolius acadicus
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Barn Owl 16
Tyto alba
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Belted Kingfisher 17
Megaceryle alcyon
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White-winged Dove 18
Zenaida asiatica
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Mourning Dove 19
Zenaida macroura
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Eurasian Collared-Dove 20
Streptopelia decaocto
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Rock Pigeon 21
Columba livia
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Common Ground-Dove 3
Columbina passerina
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Passenger Pigeon 22
Ectopistes migratorius
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Wood Stork 4
Mycteria americana
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Sora 23
Porzana carolina
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Clapper Rail 24
Rallus crepitans
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King Rail 3
Rallus elegans
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Virginia Rail 25
Rallus limicola
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Clapper Rail 26
Rallus longirostris
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Common Gallinule 27
Gallinula chloropus
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Common Gallinule 28
Gallinula galeata
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American Coot 29
Fulica americana
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Purple Gallinule 30
Porphyrio martinicus
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Yellow Rail 4
Coturnicops noveboracensis
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Sandhill Crane 31
Grus canadensis
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Buff-bellied Hummingbird 4
Amazilia yucatanensis
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird 32
Archilochus colubris
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Chimney Swift 33
Chaetura pelagica
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Northern Bobwhite 34
Colinus virginianus
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Wild Turkey 35
Meleagris gallopavo
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Eastern Wild Turkey 36
Meleagris gallopavo silvestris
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Sanderling 37
Calidris alba
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Dunlin 38
Calidris alpina
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Red Knot 39
Calidris canutus
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White-rumped Sandpiper 3
Calidris fuscicollis
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Stilt Sandpiper 40
Calidris himantopus
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Western Sandpiper 41
Calidris mauri
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Pectoral Sandpiper 42
Calidris melanotos
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Least Sandpiper 43
Calidris minutilla
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Ruff 44
Calidris pugnax
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Semipalmated Sandpiper 45
Calidris pusilla
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Short-billed Dowitcher 30
Limnodromus griseus
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Long-billed Dowitcher 23
Limnodromus scolopaceus
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Lesser Yellowlegs 46
Tringa flavipes
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Greater Yellowlegs 39
Tringa melanoleuca
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Willet 3
Tringa semipalmata
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Solitary Sandpiper 39
Tringa solitaria
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Whimbrel 47
Numenius phaeopus
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Wilson's Snipe 48
Gallinago delicata
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Common Snipe 49
Gallinago gallinago
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American Woodcock 3
Scolopax minor
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Ruddy Turnstone 50
Arenaria interpres
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Marbled Godwit 51
Limosa fedoa
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Upland Sandpiper 3
Bartramia longicauda
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Spotted Sandpiper 52
Actitis macularius
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Bridled Tern 53
Onychoprion anaethetus
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Least Tern 54
Sternula antillarum
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Gull-billed Tern 55
Gelochelidon nilotica
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Caspian Tern 39
Hydroprogne caspia
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Royal Tern 56
Thalasseus maximus
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Sandwich Tern 50
Thalasseus sandvicensis
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Forster's Tern 57
Sterna forsteri
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Common Tern 58
Sterna hirundo
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Black Tern 54
Chlidonias niger
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Bonaparte's Gull 39
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
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Herring Gull 59
Larus argentatus
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Ring-billed Gull 60
Larus delawarensis
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Laughing Gull 3
Leucophaeus atricilla
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Black Skimmer 62
Rynchops niger
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Kentish Plover 63
Charadrius alexandrinus
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Piping Plover 64
Charadrius melodus
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Snowy Plover 23
Charadrius nivosus
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Semipalmated Plover 65
Charadrius semipalmatus
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Killdeer 66
Charadrius vociferus
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Wilson's Plover 39
Charadrius wilsonia
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American Golden-Plover 3
Pluvialis dominica
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Black-bellied Plover 39
Pluvialis squatarola
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American Oystercatcher 4
Haematopus palliatus
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American Avocet 67
Recurvirostra americana
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Common Loon 3
Gavia immer
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Horned Grebe 39
Podiceps auritus
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Pied-billed Grebe 26
Podilymbus podiceps
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Cory's Shearwater 68
Calonectris borealis
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Sooty Shearwater 46
Ardenna griseus
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Leach's Storm-Petrel 69
Oceanodroma leucorhoa

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