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This checklist includes all bird species found in Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2). If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Birdlife Data Zone (species).

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Country or region: Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge [map]

Number of species: 245
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 5
Last modified: 2022-07-26
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
Trumpeter SwanCygnus buccinator
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
Brent GooseBranta bernicla
Cackling GooseBranta hutchinsii
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Emperor GooseAnser canagicusNear-threatened
Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalisVulnerable
King EiderSomateria spectabilisRare/Accidental
Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
Velvet ScoterMelanitta fusca
Black ScoterMelanitta americanaNear-threatened
BuffleheadBucephala albeola
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
Barrow's GoldeneyeBucephala islandica
Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
GoosanderMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
CanvasbackAythya valisineria
RedheadAythya americana
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
American WigeonMareca americana
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Common TealAnas crecca
Wood DuckAix sponsa

 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae

California QuailCallipepla californicaIntroduced species

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Common PheasantPhasianus colchicusIntroduced species
Ruffed GrouseBonasa umbellus

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Western GrebeAechmophorus occidentalis
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Slavonian GrebePodiceps auritusVulnerable
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoIntroduced species
Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Black SwiftCypseloides nigerVulnerable
Vaux's SwiftChaetura vauxi

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Anna's HummingbirdCalypte anna
Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufusNear-threatened

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Virginia RailRallus limicola
SoraPorzana carolina
American CootFulica americana

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Sandhill CraneAntigone canadensis

 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae

Red-throated DiverGavia stellata
Pacific LoonGavia pacifica
Great Northern DiverGavia immer
White-billed DiverGavia adamsiiNear-threatened

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Leach's Storm-petrelHydrobates leucorhous
Fork-tailed Storm-petrelHydrobates furcatus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseaNear-threatened

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
Green HeronButorides virescens
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Red-footed BoobySula sulaRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Brandt's CormorantPhalacrocorax penicillatus
Pelagic CormorantPhalacrocorax pelagicus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Black OystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
American Golden PloverPluvialis dominica
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosusNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaNear-threatened
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Black TurnstoneArenaria melanocephala
Red KnotCalidris canutusNear-threatened
SurfbirdCalidris virgata
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Rock SandpiperCalidris ptilocnemis
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollisNear-threatened
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaNear-threatened
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Wandering TattlerTringa incana
WilletTringa semipalmata
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Wilson's PhalaropeSteganopus tricolor
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae

Rhinoceros AukletCerorhinca monocerata
Tufted PuffinFratercula cirrhata
Cassin's AukletPtychoramphus aleuticusNear-threatened
Marbled MurreletBrachyramphus marmoratusEndangered
Pigeon GuillemotCepphus columba
Ancient MurreletSynthliboramphus antiquus
Common GuillemotUria aalge

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactylaVulnerable
Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
Heermann's GullLarus heermanniNear-threatened
Mew GullLarus canus
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
California GullLarus californicus
Western GullLarus occidentalis
American Herring GullLarus smithsonianus
Thayer's GullLarus thayeri
Glaucous-winged GullLarus glaucescens
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
Elegant TernThalasseus elegansNear-threatened

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae

Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Rough-legged BuzzardButeo lagopus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Common Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Northern Pygmy OwlGlaucidium gnoma
Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
Northern Saw-whet OwlAegolius acadicus
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Western Screech OwlMegascops kennicottii
Barred OwlStrix varia
Snowy OwlBubo scandiacusVulnerable
Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
Red-breasted SapsuckerSphyrapicus ruber
Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
GyrfalconFalco rusticolus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
Hammond's FlycatcherEmpidonax hammondii
Pacific-slope FlycatcherEmpidonax difficilis
Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperiNear-threatened
Western Wood PeweeContopus sordidulus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Cassin's VireoVireo cassinii
Hutton's VireoVireo huttoni
Warbling VireoVireo gilvus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Northern ShrikeLanius borealis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Gray JayPerisoreus canadensis
Common RavenCorvus corax
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
Northwestern CrowCorvus caurinus
Steller's JayCyanocitta stelleri

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

American PipitAnthus rubescens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Evening GrosbeakHesperiphona vespertinaVulnerable
Pine GrosbeakPinicola enucleator
House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostra
Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
American GoldfinchSpinus tristis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calcariidae

Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
Spotted TowheePipilo maculatus
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
Golden-crowned SparrowZonotrichia atricapilla
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
American Tree SparrowPasserella arborea
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

Orange-crowned WarblerLeiothlypis celata
MacGillivray's WarblerGeothlypis tolmiei
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Black-throated Gray WarblerSetophaga nigrescens
Townsend's WarblerSetophaga townsendi
Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Western MeadowlarkSturnella neglecta
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
Brewer's BlackbirdEuphagus cyanocephalus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalus
Western TanagerPiranga ludoviciana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillus
Chestnut-backed ChickadeePoecile rufescens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Horned LarkEremophila alpestris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
Violet-green SwallowTachycineta thalassina
Purple MartinProgne subis
Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae

BushtitPsaltriparus minimus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa

 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae

Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae

American TreecreeperCerthia americana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Boulder WrenSalpinctes obsoletus
Pacific WrenTroglodytes pacificus
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
Bewick's WrenThryomanes bewickii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Common StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae

American DipperCinclus mexicanus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Western BluebirdSialia mexicana
Mountain BluebirdSialia currucoides
Townsend's SolitaireMyadestes townsendi
Varied ThrushIxoreus naevius
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
American RobinTurdus migratorius

 

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