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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Cuyahoga Valley National Park , 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 Clements, version 2019. 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: Cuyahoga Valley National Park [map]

Number of species: 238
Number of introduced species: 4
Last modified: 2021-03-12
See also: https://irma.nps.gov/NPSpecies/Reports/SpeciesList/Species%20Full%20List/CUVA/2/false
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Mute SwanCygnus olorRare/Accidental
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
Wood DuckAix sponsa
Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
GadwallMareca strepera
American WigeonMareca americana
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
American Black DuckAnas rubripes
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
CanvasbackAythya valisineria
RedheadAythya americana
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
BuffleheadBucephala albeola
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
Common MerganserMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator

 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae

Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicusIntroduced species
Ruffed GrouseBonasa umbellusRare/Accidental
Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerinaRare/Accidental
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmusRare/Accidental

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostomus vociferus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Virginia RailRallus limicola
SoraPorzana carolina

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Sandhill CraneAntigone canadensisRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
DunlinCalidris alpina
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
American WoodcockScolopax minor
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
Black TernChlidonias niger

 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae

Common LoonGavia immer

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
Least BitternIxobrychus exilis
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Great EgretArdea alba
Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaRare/Accidental
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisRare/Accidental
Green HeronButorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusRare/Accidental

 
CATHARTIFORMES: Cathartidae

Black VultureCoragyps atratusRare/Accidental
Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensisRare/Accidental
Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilisRare/Accidental
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
Snowy OwlBubo scandiacus
Barred OwlStrix varia
Long-eared OwlAsio otus
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Northern Saw-whet OwlAegolius acadicus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
Black-backed WoodpeckerPicoides arcticusRare/Accidental
Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Northern FlickerColaptes auratus

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorumRare/Accidental
Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimus
Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
Western KingbirdTyrannus verticalisRare/Accidental
Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
Warbling VireoVireo gilvus
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianusRare/Accidental
Northern ShrikeLanius borealis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillus
Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Horned LarkEremophila alpestris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
Purple MartinProgne subis
Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae

Brown CreeperCerthia americana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae

Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottosRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
VeeryCatharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
American RobinTurdus migratorius

 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae

Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulusRare/Accidental
Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

American PipitAnthus rubescens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Evening GrosbeakCoccothraustes vespertinus
Pine GrosbeakPinicola enucleatorRare/Accidental
House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
Common RedpollAcanthis flammea
White-winged CrossbillLoxia leucoptera
Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
American GoldfinchSpinus tristis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calcariidae

Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarumRare/Accidental
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
American Tree SparrowSpizelloides arborea
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
Nelson's SparrowAmmospiza nelsoni
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensisRare/Accidental
Henslow's SparrowCentronyx henslowii
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgianaRare/Accidental
Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteriidae

Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virensRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalus
BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorumRare/Accidental
Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
Blue-winged WarblerVermivora cyanoptera
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
Tennessee WarblerLeiothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned WarblerLeiothlypis celata
Nashville WarblerLeiothlypis ruficapilla
Connecticut WarblerOporornis agilis
Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphia
Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosaRare/Accidental
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
Cerulean WarblerSetophaga cerulea
Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fusca
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
DickcisselSpiza americana

 

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