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Northampton

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Northampton , 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: Northampton [map]

Number of species: 416
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 13
Number of extinct species: 1
Number of introduced species: 7
Last modified: 2020-01-01
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalisRare/Accidental
Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolorRare/Accidental
Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
Ross's GooseAnser rossii
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
BrantBranta bernicla
Cackling GooseBranta hutchinsii
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Mute SwanCygnus olorIntroduced species
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
Wood DuckAix sponsa
GarganeySpatula querquedulaRare/Accidental
Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
American WigeonMareca americana
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
American Black DuckAnas rubripes
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
CanvasbackAythya valisineria
RedheadAythya americana
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaRare/Accidental
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
King EiderSomateria spectabilis
Common EiderSomateria mollissimaNear-threatened
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
White-winged ScoterMelanitta deglandi
Black ScoterMelanitta americanaNear-threatened
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalisVulnerable
BuffleheadBucephala albeola
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
Barrow's GoldeneyeBucephala islandicaRare/Accidental
Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
Common MerganserMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis

 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae

Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianusNear-threatened

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicusExtirpated
Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Horned GrebePodiceps auritusVulnerable
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollisRare/Accidental
Western GrebeAechmophorus occidentalisRare/Accidental
Clark's GrebeAechmophorus clarkiiRare/Accidental

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Passenger PigeonEctopistes migratoriusRare/Accidental Extinct
Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaoctoIntroduced species
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerinaRare/Accidental
White-winged DoveZenaida asiaticaRare/Accidental
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensisNear-threatened
Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostomus vociferusNear-threatened

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagicaVulnerable

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Black-chinned HummingbirdArchilochus alexandriRare/Accidental
Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Allen's HummingbirdSelasphorus sasinRare/Accidental

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

King RailRallus elegansNear-threatened
Clapper RailRallus crepitans
Virginia RailRallus limicola
SoraPorzana carolina
Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
American CootFulica americana
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicaRare/Accidental
Yellow RailCoturnicops noveboracensisRare/Accidental
Black RailLaterallus jamaicensis

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Sandhill CraneAntigone canadensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
American AvocetRecurvirostra americana

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsonia
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Piping PloverCharadrius melodusNear-threatened
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanusRare/Accidental
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutusNear-threatened
RuffCalidris pugnaxRare/Accidental
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminataRare/Accidental
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollisNear-threatened
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaNear-threatened
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
American WoodcockScolopax minor
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
WilletTringa semipalmata
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Great SkuaStercorarius skua
South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormickiRare/Accidental
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae

DovekieAlle alle
Common MurreUria aalgeRare/Accidental
Thick-billed MurreUria lomviaRare/Accidental
RazorbillAlca tordaNear-threatened
Black GuillemotCepphus grylle
Atlantic PuffinFratercula arcticaRare/Accidental Vulnerable

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactylaVulnerable
Sabine's GullXema sabiniRare/Accidental
Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutus
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
Black-tailed GullLarus crassirostrisRare/Accidental
Mew GullLarus canusRare/Accidental
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
California GullLarus californicusRare/Accidental
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
Brown NoddyAnous stolidusRare/Accidental
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatusRare/Accidental
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Least TernSternula antillarum
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Black TernChlidonias niger
Roseate TernSterna dougalliiRare/Accidental
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaeaRare/Accidental
Forster's TernSterna forsteri
Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
Black SkimmerRynchops niger

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturusRare/Accidental
Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereusRare/Accidental

 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae

Red-throated LoonGavia stellata
Pacific LoonGavia pacificaRare/Accidental
Common LoonGavia immer

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophrisRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-PetrelPelagodroma marinaRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Leach's Storm-PetrelOceanodroma leucorhoaVulnerable
Band-rumped Storm-PetrelOceanodroma castroRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
Trindade PetrelPterodroma arminjonianaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Fea's PetrelPterodroma feaeRare/Accidental
Black-capped PetrelPterodroma hasitataRare/Accidental
Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulweriiRare/Accidental
Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedea
Great ShearwaterArdenna gravis
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseaNear-threatened
Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinus
Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieri

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

Wood StorkMycteria americanaRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificensRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Brown BoobySula leucogasterRare/Accidental
Northern GannetMorus bassanus

 
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae

AnhingaAnhinga anhinga

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
Least BitternIxobrychus exilis
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Great EgretArdea alba
Snowy EgretEgretta thula
Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Green HeronButorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

White IbisEudocimus albus
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
White-faced IbisPlegadis chihiRare/Accidental
Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajajaRare/Accidental

 
CATHARTIFORMES: Cathartidae

Black VultureCoragyps atratus
Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

White-tailed KiteElanus leucurusRare/Accidental
Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensisRare/Accidental
Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
Swainson's HawkButeo swainsoniRare/Accidental
Zone-tailed HawkButeo albonotatusRare/Accidental
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus
Ferruginous HawkButeo regalisRare/Accidental

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
Snowy OwlBubo scandiacusRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Burrowing OwlAthene cuniculariaRare/Accidental
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
Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Northern FlickerColaptes auratus

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriwayRare/Accidental
American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
GyrfalconFalco rusticolusRare/Accidental
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Monk ParakeetMyiopsitta monachusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperiNear-threatened
Western Wood-PeweeContopus sordidulusRare/Accidental
Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorum
Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimus
Pacific-slope FlycatcherEmpidonax difficilisRare/Accidental
Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Say's PhoebeSayornis sayaRare/Accidental
Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinusRare/Accidental
Ash-throated FlycatcherMyiarchus cinerascensRare/Accidental
Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
Western KingbirdTyrannus verticalis
Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensisRare/Accidental
Scissor-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus forficatusRare/Accidental
Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savanaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
Bell's VireoVireo belliiRare/Accidental
Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
Warbling VireoVireo gilvus
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianusNear-threatened
Northern ShrikeLanius borealis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Common RavenCorvus corax

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillus
Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Horned LarkEremophila alpestris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
Purple MartinProgne subis
Brown-chested MartinProgne taperaRare/Accidental
Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Cave SwallowPetrochelidon fulvaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae

Brown CreeperCerthia americana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae

Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Rock WrenSalpinctes obsoletusRare/Accidental
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Bewick's WrenThryomanes bewickiiRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
Mountain BluebirdSialia currucoidesRare/Accidental
VeeryCatharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
Bicknell's ThrushCatharus bicknelliVulnerable
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelinaNear-threatened
American RobinTurdus migratorius

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Northern WheatearOenanthe oenantheRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae

Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

American PipitAnthus rubescens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Evening GrosbeakCoccothraustes vespertinusVulnerable
House FinchHaemorhous mexicanusIntroduced species
Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
Common RedpollAcanthis flammea
Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostra
White-winged CrossbillLoxia leucopteraRare/Accidental
Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
American GoldfinchSpinus tristis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calcariidae

Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

Bachman's SparrowPeucaea aestivalisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
Clay-colored SparrowSpizella pallida
Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
Brewer's SparrowSpizella breweriRare/Accidental
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
American Tree SparrowSpizelloides arborea
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
Harris's SparrowZonotrichia querulaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
LeConte's SparrowAmmospiza leconteii
Seaside SparrowAmmospiza maritima
Nelson's SparrowAmmospiza nelsoni
Saltmarsh SparrowAmmospiza caudacutaEndangered
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
Henslow's SparrowCentronyx henslowiiRare/Accidental
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteriidae

Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalus
BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magnaNear-threatened
Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
Bullock's OrioleIcterus bullockiiRare/Accidental
Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinusVulnerable
Brewer's BlackbirdEuphagus cyanocephalus
Common GrackleQuiscalus quisculaNear-threatened
Boat-tailed GrackleQuiscalus major

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysopteraNear-threatened
Blue-winged WarblerVermivora cyanoptera
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsoniiBreeding endemic
Tennessee WarblerLeiothlypis peregrina
Orange-crowned WarblerLeiothlypis celata
Lucy's WarblerLeiothlypis luciaeRare/Accidental
Nashville WarblerLeiothlypis ruficapilla
Connecticut WarblerOporornis agilis
MacGillivray's WarblerGeothlypis tolmieiRare/Accidental
Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphia
Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosa
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
Cerulean WarblerSetophaga ceruleaVulnerable
Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fusca
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striataNear-threatened
Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
Black-throated Gray WarblerSetophaga nigrescensRare/Accidental
Townsend's WarblerSetophaga townsendiRare/Accidental
Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
Western TanagerPiranga ludovicianaRare/Accidental
Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalusRare/Accidental
Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
Painted BuntingPasserina ciris
DickcisselSpiza americana

 

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