Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL) Life List

Geoffrey A. Williamson

current as of
31 December 2014


297 total species
(plus eight other unestablished, introduced birds and escaped/released birds, which are shown in italic typeface)


DUCKS, GEESE, AND WATERFOWL
1. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
2. Greater White-fronted Goose
3. Snow Goose
4. Ross's Goose
5. Brant
6. Cackling Goose
7. Canada Goose
8. Mute Swan
9. Trumpeter Swan
10. Tundra Swan
11. Wood Duck
12. Gadwall
13. American Wigeon
14. American Black Duck
15. Mallard
16. Blue-winged Teal
17. Cinnamon Teal
18. Northern Shoveler
19. Northern Pintail
20. Green-winged Teal
21. Canvasback
22. Redhead
23. Ring-necked Duck
24. Greater Scaup
25. Lesser Scaup
26. Harlequin Duck
27. Surf Scoter
28. White-winged Scoter
29. Black Scoter
30. Long-tailed Duck
31. Bufflehead
32. Common Goldeneye
33. Barrow's Goldeneye
34. Hooded Merganser
35. Common Merganser
36. Red-breasted Merganser
37. Ruddy Duck

PHEASANTS, GROUSE, AND ALLIES
38. Ring-necked Pheasant

LOONS
39. Red-throated Loon
40. Common Loon

GREBES
41. Pied-billed Grebe
42. Horned Grebe
43. Red-necked Grebe
44. Eared Grebe
45. Western Grebe

CORMORANTS AND SHAGS
46. Double-crested Cormorant

HERONS, EGRETS, AND BITTERNS
47. American Bittern
48. Least Bittern
49. Great Blue Heron
50. Great Egret
51. Snowy Egret
52. Little Blue Heron
53. Tricolored Heron
54. Cattle Egret
55. Green Heron
56. Black-crowned Night-Heron
57. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

NEW WORLD VULTURES
58. Turkey Vulture

OSPREY
59. Osprey

HAWKS, EAGLES, AND KITES
60. Northern Harrier
61. Sharp-shinned Hawk
62. Cooper's Hawk
63. Bald Eagle
64. Red-tailed Hawk
65. Rough-legged Hawk

RAILS, GALLINULES, AND COOTS
66. Yellow Rail
67. King Rail
68. Virginia Rail
69. Sora
70. Purple Gallinule
71. Common Gallinule
72. American Coot

CRANES
73. Sandhill Crane

STILTS AND AVOCETS
74. American Avocet

PLOVERS AND LAPWINGS
75. Black-bellied Plover
76. American Golden-Plover
77. Snowy Plover
78. Semipalmated Plover
79. Piping Plover
80. Killdeer

SANDPIPERS AND ALLIES
81. Spotted Sandpiper
82. Solitary Sandpiper
83. Greater Yellowlegs
84. Willet
85. Lesser Yellowlegs
86. Upland Sandpiper
87. Whimbrel
88. Hudsonian Godwit
89. Ruddy Turnstone
90. Red Knot
91. Stilt Sandpiper
92. Sanderling
93. Dunlin
94. Baird's Sandpiper
95. Least Sandpiper
96. White-rumped Sandpiper
97. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
98. Pectoral Sandpiper
99. Semipalmated Sandpiper
100. Western Sandpiper
101. Short-billed Dowitcher
102. Wilson's Snipe
103. American Woodcock

SKUAS AND JAEGERS
104. Parasitic Jaeger

GULLS, TERNS, AND SKIMMERS
105. Black-legged Kittiwake
106. Bonaparte's Gull
107. Black-headed Gull
108. Laughing Gull
109. Franklin's Gull
110. Mew Gull
111. Ring-billed Gull
112. California Gull
113. Herring Gull
114. Thayer's Gull
115. Iceland Gull
116. Lesser Black-backed Gull
117. Glaucous Gull
118. Great Black-backed Gull
119. Caspian Tern
120. Black Tern
121. Common Tern
122. Forster's Tern

PIGEONS AND DOVES
123. Rock Pigeon
124. Eurasian Collared-Dove
XXX. African Collared-Dove
125. White-winged Dove
126. Mourning Dove

CUCKOOS
127. Yellow-billed Cuckoo
128. Black-billed Cuckoo

BARN-OWLS
129. Barn Owl

OWLS
130. Great Horned Owl
131. Snowy Owl
132. Burrowing Owl
133. Long-eared Owl
134. Short-eared Owl
135. Northern Saw-whet Owl

NIGHTJARS AND ALLIES
136. Common Nighthawk
137. Eastern Whip-poor-will

SWIFTS
138. Chimney Swift

HUMMINGBIRDS
139. Ruby-throated Hummingbird

KINGFISHERS
140. Belted Kingfisher

WOODPECKERS
141. Red-headed Woodpecker
142. Red-bellied Woodpecker
143. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
144. Downy Woodpecker
145. Hairy Woodpecker
146. Northern Flicker

FALCONS AND CARACARAS
147. American Kestrel
148. Merlin
149. Peregrine Falcon

OLD WORLD PARROTS
XXX. Budgerigar
XXX. Rosy-faced Lovebird

NEW WORLD AND AFRICAN PARROTS
150. Monk Parakeet

TYRANT FLYCATCHERS
151. Olive-sided Flycatcher
152. Eastern Wood-Pewee
153. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
154. Acadian Flycatcher
155. Alder Flycatcher
156. Willow Flycatcher
157. Least Flycatcher
158. Eastern Phoebe
159. Great Crested Flycatcher
160. Western Kingbird
161. Eastern Kingbird

SHRIKES
162. Loggerhead Shrike
163. Northern Shrike

VIREOS, SHRIKE-BABBLERS, ERPORNIS
164. White-eyed Vireo
165. Bell's Vireo
166. Yellow-throated Vireo
167. Blue-headed Vireo
168. Warbling Vireo
169. Philadelphia Vireo
170. Red-eyed Vireo

CROWS, JAYS, AND MAGPIES
171. Blue Jay
XXX. Eurasian Jay
172. American Crow
173. Fish Crow

LARKS
174. Horned Lark

SWALLOWS
175. Northern Rough-winged Swallow
176. Purple Martin
177. Tree Swallow
178. Bank Swallow
179. Barn Swallow
180. Cliff Swallow

TITS, CHICKADEES, AND TITMICE
181. Black-capped Chickadee
182. Tufted Titmouse

NUTHATCHES
183. Red-breasted Nuthatch
184. White-breasted Nuthatch

TREECREEPERS
185. Brown Creeper

WRENS
186. House Wren
187. Winter Wren
188. Sedge Wren
189. Marsh Wren
190. Carolina Wren
191. Bewick's Wren

GNATCATCHERS
192. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

KINGLETS
193. Golden-crowned Kinglet
194. Ruby-crowned Kinglet

THRUSHES AND ALLIES
195. Eastern Bluebird
196. Townsend's Solitaire
197. Veery
198. Gray-cheeked Thrush
199. Swainson's Thrush
200. Hermit Thrush
201. Wood Thrush
202. American Robin
203. Varied Thrush

MOCKINGBIRDS AND THRASHERS
204. Gray Catbird
205. Curve-billed Thrasher
206. Brown Thrasher
207. Sage Thrasher
208. Northern Mockingbird

STARLINGS
209. European Starling

WAGTAILS AND PIPITS
210. American Pipit

WAXWINGS
211. Cedar Waxwing

LONGSPURS AND SNOW BUNTINGS
212. Lapland Longspur
213. Snow Bunting

NEW WORLD WARBLERS
214. Ovenbird
215. Worm-eating Warbler
216. Louisiana Waterthrush
217. Northern Waterthrush
218. Blue-winged Warbler
219. Golden-winged Warbler
220. Black-and-white Warbler
221. Prothonotary Warbler
222. Tennessee Warbler
223. Orange-crowned Warbler
224. Nashville Warbler
225. Connecticut Warbler
226. Mourning Warbler
227. Kentucky Warbler
228. Common Yellowthroat
229. Hooded Warbler
230. American Redstart
231. Kirtland's Warbler
232. Cape May Warbler
233. Cerulean Warbler
234. Northern Parula
235. Magnolia Warbler
236. Bay-breasted Warbler
237. Blackburnian Warbler
238. Yellow Warbler
239. Chestnut-sided Warbler
240. Blackpoll Warbler
241. Black-throated Blue Warbler
242. Palm Warbler
243. Pine Warbler
244. Yellow-rumped Warbler
245. Yellow-throated Warbler
246. Prairie Warbler
247. Townsend's Warbler
248. Black-throated Green Warbler
249. Canada Warbler
250. Wilson's Warbler
251. Yellow-breasted Chat

BUNTINGS AND NEW WORLD SPARROWS
252. Spotted Towhee
253. Eastern Towhee
254. American Tree Sparrow
255. Chipping Sparrow
256. Clay-colored Sparrow
257. Brewer's Sparrow
258. Field Sparrow
259. Vesper Sparrow
260. Lark Sparrow
261. Lark Bunting
262. Savannah Sparrow
263. Grasshopper Sparrow
264. Henslow's Sparrow
265. Le Conte's Sparrow
266. Nelson's Sparrow
267. Fox Sparrow
268. Song Sparrow
269. Lincoln's Sparrow
270. Swamp Sparrow
271. White-throated Sparrow
272. Harris's Sparrow
273. White-crowned Sparrow
274. Dark-eyed Junco

CARDINALS AND ALLIES
275. Summer Tanager
276. Scarlet Tanager
277. Northern Cardinal
278. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
279. Blue Grosbeak
280. Indigo Bunting
281. Dickcissel

TROUPIALS AND ALLIES
282. Bobolink
283. Red-winged Blackbird
284. Western Meadowlark
285. Eastern Meadowlark
286. Yellow-headed Blackbird
287. Rusty Blackbird
288. Common Grackle
289. Brown-headed Cowbird
290. Orchard Oriole
291. Baltimore Oriole

FINCHES, EUPHONIAS, AND ALLIES
292. House Finch
293. Purple Finch
XXX. European Greenfinch
294. Common Redpoll
295. Pine Siskin
296. American Goldfinch
XXX. European Goldfinch

OLD WORLD SPARROWS
297. House Sparrow

WEAVERS AND ALLIES
XXX. Northern Red Bishop

WAXBILLS AND ALLIES
XXX. Zebra Finch


 


This page was last updated on 1 February 2015.
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