Guide to the Birds of West Virginia

These are all the birds that have been observed on INaturalist in West Virginia.

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Sora 1
Porzana carolina
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King Rail 2
Rallus elegans
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Virginia Rail 3
Rallus limicola
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Common Moorhen 4
Gallinula chloropus
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American Coot 5
Fulica americana
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Purple Gallinule 6
Porphyrio martinica
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Red Junglefowl 7
Gallus gallus
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Ruffed Grouse 8
Bonasa umbellus
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Wild Turkey 9
Meleagris gallopavo
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Ring-necked Pheasant 10
Phasianus colchicus
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Indian Peafowl 11
Pavo cristatus
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Northern Bobwhite 12
Colinus virginianus
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Helmeted Guineafowl 13
Numida meleagris
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Black-billed Cuckoo 2
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo 14
Coccyzus americanus
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Groove-billed Ani 15
Crotophaga sulcirostris
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Belted Kingfisher 16
Megaceryle alcyon
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Rock Pigeon 17
Columba livia
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Mourning Dove 18
Zenaida macroura
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Passenger Pigeon 19
Ectopistes migratorius
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White Ibis 20
Eudocimus albus
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Sanderling 21
Calidris alba
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Stilt Sandpiper 22
Calidris himantopus
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Baird's Sandpiper 23
Calidris bairdii
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Dunlin 24
Calidris alpina
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Semipalmated Sandpiper 25
Calidris pusilla
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Least Sandpiper 26
Calidris minutilla
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Pectoral Sandpiper 27
Calidris melanotos
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White-rumped Sandpiper 28
Calidris fuscicollis
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Long-billed Dowitcher 29
Limnodromus scolopaceus
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Solitary Sandpiper 30
Tringa solitaria
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Greater Yellowlegs 31
Tringa melanoleuca
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Lesser Yellowlegs 32
Tringa flavipes
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Common Snipe 33
Gallinago gallinago
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American Woodcock 2
Scolopax minor
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Upland Sandpiper 2
Bartramia longicauda
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Horned Grebe 31
Podiceps auritus
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Red-necked Grebe 34
Podiceps grisegena
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Pied-billed Grebe 35
Podilymbus podiceps
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Double-crested Cormorant 36
Phalacrocorax auritus
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Ring-billed Gull 37
Larus delawarensis
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Herring Gull 38
Larus argentatus
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Common Tern 7
Sterna hirundo
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Forster's Tern 39
Sterna forsteri
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Black Tern 40
Chlidonias niger
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Sabine's Gull 2
Xema sabini
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Common Loon 2
Gavia immer
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Red-throated Loon 41
Gavia stellata
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Peregrine Falcon 42
Falco peregrinus
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American Kestrel 43
Falco sparverius
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Merlin 44
Falco columbarius
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Wood Stork 26
Mycteria americana
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Turkey Vulture 45
Cathartes aura
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Black Vulture 46
Coragyps atratus
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Killdeer 47
Charadrius vociferus
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Piping Plover 48
Charadrius melodus
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Semipalmated Plover 49
Charadrius semipalmatus
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American Avocet 50
Recurvirostra americana
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Black-bellied Plover 26
Pluvialis squatarola
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American Golden Plover 51
Pluvialis dominica
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Little Blue Heron 52
Egretta caerulea
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Snowy Egret 53
Egretta thula
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Great Blue Heron 1
Ardea herodias
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Black-crowned Night-Heron 54
Nycticorax nycticorax
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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 55
Nyctanassa violacea
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Least Bittern 26
Ixobrychus exilis
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Cattle Egret 26
Bubulcus ibis
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Green Heron 56
Butorides virescens
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American Bittern 57
Botaurus lentiginosus
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Golden Eagle 58
Aquila chrysaetos
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Sharp-shinned Hawk 16
Accipiter striatus
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Northern Goshawk 59
Accipiter gentilis
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Cooper's Hawk 60
Accipiter cooperii
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Rough-legged Hawk 61
Buteo lagopus
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Red-shouldered Hawk 62
Buteo lineatus
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Red-tailed Hawk 63
Buteo jamaicensis
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Broad-winged Hawk 64
Buteo platypterus
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Swallow-tailed Kite 2
Elanoides forficatus
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Bald Eagle 65
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird 66
Archilochus colubris
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Chimney Swift 28
Chaetura pelagica
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Black Swan 67
Cygnus atratus
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Tundra Swan 68
Cygnus columbianus
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Mute Swan 69
Cygnus olor
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American Black Duck 70
Anas rubripes
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Mallard 71
Anas platyrhynchos
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Northern Pintail 72
Anas acuta
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Green-winged Teal 33
Anas crecca
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Common Goldeneye 73
Bucephala clangula
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Bufflehead 74
Bucephala albeola
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Red-breasted Merganser 75
Mergus serrator
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Common Merganser 76
Mergus merganser
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Greylag Goose 77
Anser anser
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White-winged Scoter 74
Melanitta fusca
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Surf Scoter 44
Melanitta perspicillata
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Ring-necked Duck 74
Aythya collaris
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Greater Scaup 79
Aythya marila
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Lesser Scaup 80
Aythya affinis

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