Miami-Dade Checklist

Total: 418 species

Only birds on the ABA list are included. Regular breeding species are marked with [B], irregular breeding species with [b], extirpated or extinct species are in red and marked with [X].

Anatidae SWANS, GEESE and DUCKS

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Snow Goose

Greater White-fronted Goose

Brant

Canada Goose

Egyptian Goose [B]

Muscovy Duck [B]

Wood Duck [B]

Blue-winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Gadwall

Eurasian Wigeon

American Wigeon

American Black Duck

Mallard

Mottled Duck [B]

White-cheeked Pintail

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal

Canvasback

Redhead

Ring-necked Duck

Greater Scaup

Lesser Scaup

Common Eider

Harlequin Duck

Surf Scoter

White-winged Scoter

Black Scoter

Long-tailed Duck

Bufflehead

Common Goldeneye

Hooded Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser

Masked Duck

Ruddy Duck

Odontophoridae QUAIL

Northern Bobwhite [B]

Phasianidae PARTRIDGES, GROUSE and TURKEYS

Wild Turkey

Gaviidae LOONS

Red-throated Loon

Common Loon

Podicipedidae GREBES

Least Grebe

Pied-billed Grebe [B]

Horned Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Eared Grebe

Phoenicopteridae FLAMINGOS

American Flamingo

Procellariidae SHEARWATERS and PETRELS

Fea's Petrel

Black-capped Petrel

Cory's Shearwater

Great Shearwater

Sooty Shearwater

Manx Shearwater

Audubon's Shearwater

Hydrobatidae STORM-PETRELS

Wilson's Storm-Petrel

Leach's Storm-Petrel

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel

Phaethontidae TROPICBIRDS

White-tailed Tropicbird

Red-billed Tropicbird

Ciconiidae STORKS

Wood Stork [B]

Fregatidae FRIGATEBIRDS

Magnificent Frigatebird

Sulidae BOOBIES and GANNETS

Masked Booby

Brown Booby

Red-footed Booby

Northern Gannet

Phalacrocoracidae CORMORANTS

Double-crested Cormorant [B]

Great Cormorant

Anhingidae ANHINGAS

Anhinga [B]

Pelecanidae PELICANS

American White Pelican

Brown Pelican [B]

Ardeidae BITTERNS and HERONS

American Bittern

Least Bittern [B]

Great Blue Heron (both morphs) [B]

Great Egret [B]

Snowy Egret [B]

Little Blue Heron [B]

Tricolored Heron [B]

Reddish Egret

Cattle Egret [B]

Green Heron [B]

Black-crowned Night-Heron [B]

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [B]

Threskiornithidae IBISES and SPOONBILLS

White Ibis [B]

Scarlet Ibis

Glossy Ibis [B]

White-faced Ibis

Roseate Spoonbill [B]

Cathartidae AMERICAN VULTURES

Black Vulture [B]

Turkey Vulture [B]

Pandionidae OSPREY

Osprey [B]

Accipitridae KITES, HAWKS, EAGLES and HARRIERS

White-tailed Kite [B]

Swallow-tailed Kite [B]

Golden Eagle

Snail Kite [B]

Mississippi Kite

Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper's Hawk [B]

Bald Eagle [B]

Red-shouldered Hawk [B]

Broad-winged Hawk

Short-tailed Hawk [B]

Swainson's Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk [B]

Rough-legged Hawk

Rallidae RAILS, GALLINULES and COOTS

Yellow Rail

Black Rail [B]

King Rail [B]

Clapper Rail [B]

Virginia Rail

Sora

Purple Gallinule [B]

Gray-headed Swamphen [B]

Common Gallinule [B]

American Coot [B]

Aramidae LIMPKIN

Limpkin [B]

Gruidae CRANES

Sandhill Crane [B]

Recurvirostridae STILTS and AVOCETS

Black-necked Stilt [B]

American Avocet

Haematopodidae OYSTERCATCHERS

American Oystercatcher

Charadriidae PLOVERS and LAPWINGS

Black-bellied Plover

American Golden-Plover

Snowy Plover

Wilson's Plover [B]

Semipalmated Plover

Piping Plover

Killdeer [B]

Scolopacidae SANDPIPERS and PHALAROPES

Upland Sandpiper

Whimbrel

Long-billed Curlew

Hudsonian Godwit

Marbled Godwit

Ruddy Turnstone

Red Knot

Ruff

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Stilt Sandpiper

Curlew Sandpiper

Sanderling

Dunlin

Purple Sandpiper

Baird's Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

White-rumped Sandpiper

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed Dowitcher

American Woodcock [B]

Wilson's Snipe

Wilson's Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

Red Phalarope

Spotted Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Greater Yellowlegs

Willet

Lesser Yellowlegs

Stercorariidae SKUAS

Pomarine Jaeger

Parasitic Jaeger

Long-tailed Jaeger

Alcidae AUKS, MURRES, and PUFFINS

Dovekie

Razorbill

Laridae GULLS, TERNS and SKIMMERS

Black-legged Kittiwake

Sabine's Gull

Bonaparte's Gull

Black-headed Gull

Laughing Gull

Franklin's Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Glaucous Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Brown Noddy

Sooty Tern

Bridled Tern

Least Tern [B]

Gull-billed Tern

Caspian Tern

Black Tern

Roseate Tern

Common Tern

Arctic Tern

Forster's Tern

Royal Tern

Sandwich Tern

Black Skimmer

Columbidae PIGEONS and DOVES

Rock Pigeon [B]

White-crowned Pigeon [B]

Eurasian Collared-Dove [B]

Common Ground-Dove [B]

Ruddy Quail-Dove

Key West Quail-Dove

White-winged Dove [B]

Zenaida Dove

Mourning Dove [B]

Cuculidae CUCKOOS, ROADRUNNERS and ANIS

Smooth-billed Ani [B]

Groove-billed Ani

Yellow-billed Cuckoo [B]

Mangrove Cuckoo [B]

Black-billed Cuckoo

Tytonidae BARN-OWLS

Barn Owl [B]

Strigidae TYPICAL OWLS

Eastern Screech-Owl [B]

Great Horned Owl [B]

Burrowing Owl [B]

Barred Owl [B]

Short-eared Owl

Caprimulgidae GOATSUCKERS

Lesser Nighthawk

Common Nighthawk [B]

Antillean Nighthawk [b?]

Chuck-will's-widow [B]

Whip-poor-will

Apodidae SWIFTS

Chimney Swift [B]

Trochilidae HUMMINGBIRDS

Bahama Woodstar

Ruby-throated Hummingbird [B]

Rufous Hummingbird

Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Alcedinidae KINGFISHERS

Belted Kingfisher

Picidae WOODPECKERS

Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpecker [B]

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Downy Woodpecker [B]

Hairy Woodpecker [B]

Red-cockaded Woodpecker [X]

Northern Flicker [B]

Pileated Woodpecker [B]

Ivory-billed Woodpecker [X]

Falconidae CARACARAS and FALCONS

Crested Caracara

American Kestrel

Merlin

Peregrine Falcon

Psittacidae PARAKEETS and PARROTS

Monk Parakeet [B]

Carolina Parakeet [X]

White-winged Parakeet [B]

Nanday Parakeet [B]

Tryannidae TYRANT FLYCATCHERS

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Cuban Pewee

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Acadian Flycatcher

Alder Flycatcher

Willow Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher

Eastern Phoebe

Vermilion Flycatcher

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Great Crested Flycatcher [B]

Brown-crested Flycatcher

La Sagra's Flycatcher

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Tropical Kingbird

Cassin's Kingbird

Western Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird [B]

Gray Kingbird [B]

Loggerhead Kingbird

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Fork-tailed Flycatcher

Laniidae SHRIKES

Loggerhead Shrike [B]

Vireonidae VIREOS

White-eyed Vireo [B]

Thick-billed Vireo

Bell's Vireo

Yellow-throated Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo

Philadelphia Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Yellow-green Vireo

Black-whiskered Vireo [B]

Corvidae JAYS, MAGPIES and CROWS

Blue Jay [B]

Florida Scrub-Jay [X]

American Crow [B]

Fish Crow [B]

Alaudidae LARKS

Horned Lark

Hirundinidae SWALLOWS

Northern Rough-winged Swallow [B]

Purple Martin [B]

Tree Swallow

Bahama Swallow

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Cave Swallow [B]

Barn Swallow

Paridae CHICKADEES and TITMICE

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse [B]

Sittidae NUTHATCHES

Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Brown-headed Nuthatch [B]

Certhiidae CREEPERS

Brown Creeper

Troglodytidae WRENS

House Wren

Sedge Wren

Marsh Wren

Carolina Wren [B]

Polioptilidae GNATCATCHERS

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher [B]

Pycnonotidae BULBULS

Red-whiskered Bulbul [B]

Regulidae KINGLETS

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Muscicapidae OLD WORLD FLYCATCHERS

Northern Wheatear

Turidae THRUSHES

Eastern Bluebird [B]

Mountain Bluebird

Veery

Gray-cheeked Thrush

Bicknell's Thrush

Swainson's Thrush

Hermit Thrush

Wood Thrush

American Robin

Mimidae MOCKINGBIRDS and THRASHERS

Gray Catbird

Brown Thrasher [B]

Bahama Mockingbird

Northern Mockingbird [B]

Sturnidae STARLINGS and MYNAS

European Starling [B]

Common Myna [B]

Motacillidae WAGTAILS and PIPITS

American Pipit

Sprague's Pipit

Bombycillidae WAXWINGS

Cedar Waxwing

Calcariidae LONGSPURS and SNOW BUNTINGS

Lapland Longspur

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Parulidae WOOD WARBLERS

Ovenbird

Worm-eating Warbler

Louisiana Waterthrush

Northern Waterthrush

Bachman's Warbler [X]

Golden-winged Warbler

Blue-winged Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler

Swainson's Warbler

Tennessee Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Connecticut Warbler

MacGillivray's Warbler

Mourning Warbler

Kentucky Warbler

Common Yellowthroat [B]

Hooded Warbler

American Redstart

Kirtland's Warbler

Cape May Warbler

Cerulean Warbler

Northern Parula

Magnolia Warbler

Bay-breasted Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Yellow Warbler [B]

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Blackpoll Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Palm Warbler

Pine Warbler [B]

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle form)

Yellow-throated Warbler

Prairie Warbler [B]

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Townsend's Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Canada Warbler

Wilson's Warbler

Thraupidae TANAGERS

Bananaquit

Yellow-faced Grassquit

Black-faced Grassquit

Passerellidae NEW WORLD SPARROWS

Bachman's Sparrow

Grasshopper Sparrow

Henslow's Sparrow

LeConte's Sparrow

Nelson's Sparrow

Saltmarsh Sparrow

Seaside Sparrow [B]

Chipping Sparrow

Clay-colored Sparrow

Field Sparrow

Lark Sparrow

Lark Bunting

Dark-eyed Junco

White-crowned Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Eastern Towhee [B]

Spindalidae SPINDALISES

Western Spindalis [b]

Icteriidae YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT

Yellow-breasted Chat

Cardinalidae CARDINALS, BUNTINGS and GROSBEAKS

Summer Tanager

Scarlet Tanager

Western Tanager

Northern Cardinal [B]

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Black-headed Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Lazuli Bunting

Indigo Bunting

Painted Bunting

Dickcissel

Icteridae BLACKBIRDS and ORIOLES

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Bobolink

Eastern Meadowlark [B]

Orchard Oriole

Bullock's Oriole

Spot-breasted Oriole [B]

Baltimore Oriole

Red-winged Blackbird[B]

Shiny Cowbird [B]

Bronzed Cowbird [B]

Brown-headed Cowbird [B]

Rusty Blackbird

Brewer's Blackbird

Common Grackle [B]

Boat-tailed Grackle [B]

Fringillidae NORTHERN FINCHES

House Finch

Purple Finch

Pine Siskin

American Goldfinch

Passeridae OLD WORLD SPARROWS

House Sparrow [B]

Hypothetical

There is reason to think the following have occurred in Miami-Dade, but clear-cut evidence is lacking.

Hypothetical Species

Common Merganser

Western Grebe

Iceland Gull

Cuban Emerald

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Allen's Hummingbird

Say's Phoebe

Winter Wren

Notable Subspecies

These have sometimes been considered separate species.

Golden Warbler (Yellow Warbler, Cuban race)

Audubon's Warbler (Yellow-rumped Warbler)