Bird List for Better Birdwatching in Big Bend Country-
225 species

FLYCATCHERS
__ Vermilion Flycatcher
__ Western Wood-Pewee
__ Olive-sided
Flycatcher
__ Willow Flycatcher
__ Least Flycatcher
__ Hammond’s Flycatcher
__ Gray Flycatcher
__ Dusky Flycatcher
__ Cordilleran
Flycatcher
__ Black Phoebe
__ Eastern Phoebe
__ Say’s Phoebe
__ Ash-throated
Flycatcher
__ Brown-crested
Flycatcher
__ Tropical Kingbird
__ Cassin's Kingbird
__ Western Kingbird
__ Scissor-tailed
Flycatcher
SHRIKES
__ Loggerhead Shrike
VIREOS
__ Bell’s Vireo
__ Gray Vireo
__ Plumbeous Vireo
__ Cassin’s Vireo
__ Blue-headed Vireo
__ Hutton’s Vireo
__ Warbling Vireo
CROWS, RAVENS
__ American Crow
__ Chihuahuan Raven
__ Common Raven
LARKS
__ Horned Lark
SWALLOWS
__ Tree Swallow
__ Violet-green Swallow
__ Northern Rough-
winged Swallow
__ Bank Swallow
__ Cliff Swallow
__ Cave Swallow
__ Barn Swallow
TITMICE
__ Tufted Titmouse
(Black-crested)
VERDINS
__ Verdin
BUSHTITS
__ Bushtit
NUTHATCHES
__ White-breasted
Nuthatch
WRENS
__ Cactus Wren
__ Rock Wren
__ Canyon Wren
__ Bewick's Wren
__ House Wren
__ Marsh Wren
KINGLETS
__ Ruby-crowned
Kinglet
GNATCATCHERS
__ Blue-gray
Gnatcatcher
__ Black-tailed
Gnatcatcher
BLUEBIRDS, THRUSHES
__ Eastern Bluebird
__ Townsend’s Solitaire
__ Swainson’s Thrush
__ Hermit Thrush
__ American Robin
MOCKINGBIRDS,
THRASHERS
__ Northern
Mockingbird
__ Sage Thrasher
__ Brown Thrasher
__ Curve-billed
Thrasher
__ Crissal Thrasher
STARLINGS
__ European Starling PIPITS
__ American Pipit
WAXWINGS
__ Cedar Waxwing
SILKY-FLYCATCHERS
__ Phainopepla
WARBLERS
__ Orange-crowned
Warbler
__ Nashville Warbler
__ Virginia’s Warbler
__ Colima Warbler
__ Yellow Warbler
__ Lucy’s Warbler
__ Northern Parula
__ Yellow-rumped
Warbler
__ Black-throated Gray
Warbler
__ Townsend’s Warbler
__ Black-and-white
Warbler
__ American Redstart
__ Northern Waterthrush
__ Macgillivray’s
Warbler
__ Common
Yellowthroat
__ Wilson’s Warbler
__ Yellow-breasted Chat
TANAGERS
__ Hepatic Tanager
__ Summer Tanager
__ Western Tanager
TOWHEES, SPARROWS
__ Green-tailed Towhee
__ Spotted Towhee
__ Canyon Towhee
__ Cassin's Sparrow
__ Rufous-crowned
Sparrow
__ Chipping Sparrow
__ Clay-colored Sparrow
__ Brewer’s Sparrow
__ Black-chinned Sparrow
__ Vesper Sparrow
__ Lark Sparrow-
__ Black-throated
Sparrow
__ Sage Sparrow
__ Lark Bunting
__ Savannah Sparrow
__ Grasshopper Sparrow
__ Song Sparrow
__ Lincoln's Sparrow
__ Swamp Sparrow
__ White-throated
Sparrow
__ White-crowned
Sparrow
__ Dark-eyed Junco
__ Chestnut-collared
Longspur
GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS
__ Northern Cardinal
__ Pyrrhuloxia
__ Black-headed
Grosbeak
__ Blue Grosbeak
__ Lazuli Bunting
__ Indigo Bunting
__ Varied Bunting
__ Painted Bunting
__ Dickcissel
BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES
__ Red-winged
Blackbird
__ Eastern Meadowlark
__ Western Meadowlark
__ Yellow-headed
Blackbird
__ Brewer's Blackbird
__ Great-tailed Grackle
__ Bronzed Cowbird
__ Brown-headed
Cowbird
__ Orchard Oriole
__ Hooded Oriole
__ Bullock’s Oriole
__ Scott’s Oriole
FINCHES,
WEAVER FINCHES
__ House Finch
__ Pine Siskin
__ Lesser Goldfinch
__ American Goldfinch
__ House Sparrow
GREBES
__ Eared Grebe
__ Pied-billed Grebe
CORMORANTS
__ Double-crested
Cormorant
HERONS, BITTERNS
__ American Bittern
__ Great Blue Heron
__ Great Egret
__ Snowy Egret
__ Cattle Egret
__ Green Heron
__ Black-crowned Night-
Heron
IBISES
__ White-faced Ibis
VULTURES
__ Turkey Vulture
__ Black Vulture
WATERFOWL
__ Snow Goose
__ Wood Duck
__ Gadwall
__ Northern Pintail
__ American Wigeon
__ Northern Shoveler
__ Mallard (Northern)
__ Mallard (Mexican)
__ Blue-winged Teal
__ Cinnamon Teal
__ Green-winged Teal
__ Ring-necked Duck
__ Lesser Scaup
__ Bufflehead
__ Common Merganser
__ Ruddy Duck
HAWKS, EAGLES
__ Osprey
__ Northern Harrier
__ Mississippi Kite
__ Sharp-shinned Hawk
__ Cooper's Hawk
__ Gray Hawk
__ Swainson's Hawk
__ Red-tailed Hawk
__ Ferruginous Hawk
__ Golden Eagle
FALCONS
__ American Kestrel
__ Peregrine Falcon
__ Prairie Falcon
QUAIL
__ Scaled Quail
__ Gambel's Quail
__ Montezuma Quail
RAILS
__ Sora
__ American Coot
CRANES
__ Sandhill Crane
PLOVERS
__ Killdeer
STILTS, AVOCETS
__ Black-necked Stilt
__ American Avocet
SANDPIPERS, PHALAROPES
__ Greater Yellowlegs
__ Lesser Yellowlegs
__ Solitary Sandpiper
__ Spotted Sandpiper
__ Upland Sandpiper
__ Long-billed Curlew
__ Western Sandpiper
__ Least Sandpiper
__ Baird's Sandpiper
__ Long-billed
Dowitcher
__ Wilson’s Snipe
__ Wilson’s Phalarope
PIGEONS, DOVES
__ Rock Pigeon
__ Band-tailed Pigeon
__ Eurasian
Collared-Dove (bold)

__ White-winged Dove
__ Mourning Dove
__ Inca Dove
__ Common Ground-Dove
CUCKOOS
__ Yellow-billed Cuckoo
ROADRUNNERS
__ Greater Roadrunner
OWLS
__ Western Screech-Owl
__ Great Horned Owl
__ Elf Owl
GOATSUCKERS
__ Lesser Nighthawk
__ Common Nighthawk
__ Common Poorwill
__ Whip-poor-will
SWIFTS
__ White-throated Swift
HUMMINGBIRDS
__ Blue-throated
Hummingbird
__ Magnificent
Hummingbird
__ Lucifer Hummingbird
__ Black-chinned
Hummingbird
__ Anna’s Hummingbird
__ Broad-tailed
Hummingbird
__ Rufous
Hummingbird
TROGONS
__ Elegant Trogon
KINGFISHERS
__ Belted Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS
__ Acorn Woodpecker
__ Golden-fronted
Woodpecker
__ Yellow-bellied
Sapsucker
__ Red-naped Sapsucker
__ Ladder-backed
Woodpecker
__ Northern Flicker
(Red-shafted)