Arkansas Bird List

2012 Arkansas Bird List — Ark. Audubon Society
“*” donates species extirpated in Arkansas and a “†” denotes species extinct.

Ducks, Geese, and Swans: Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (2019), Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Greater White-fronted Goose (2011), Snow Goose (2011), Ross’s Goose (2013), Brant, Barnacle Goose, Cackling Goose, Canada Goose (2012), Mute Swan (2012), Trumpeter Swan (2020), Tundra Swan, Wood Duck (2011), Gadwall (2013), Eurasian Wigeon, American Wigeon, American Black Duck (2012), Mallard (2012), Mottled Duck, Blue-winged Teal (2013), Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler (2012), Northern Pintail (2013), Garganey, Green-winged Teal (2013), Canvasback (2012), Redhead (2012), Ring-necked Duck (2013), Tufted Duck, Greater Scaup (2019), Lesser Scaup (2012), Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter (2014), Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck (2021), Bufflehead (2013), Common Goldeneye (2020), Barrow’s Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser (2011), Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser (2013), Ruddy Duck (2013)

New World Quails: Northern Bobwhite (2017)

Grouse and Turkeys: Ruffed Grouse*, Greater Prairie-Chicken*, Wild Turkey (2013)

Loons: Red-throated Loon, Pacific Loon (2013), Common Loon (2013), Yellow-billed Loon

Grebes: Least Grebe, Pied-billed Grebe (2012), Horned Grebe (2020), Red-necked Grebe, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe (2013)

Storks: Wood Stork

Frigatebirds: Magnificent Frigatebird (2021)

Gannets: Northern Gannet

Cormorants: Neotropic Cormorant, Double-crested Cormorant (2012)

Darters: Anhinga (2016)

Pelicans: American White Pelican (2012), Brown Pelican

Herons, Bitterns and Allies: American Bittern, Least Bittern, Great Blue Heron (2012), Great Egret (2011), Snowy Egret (2019), Little Blue Heron (2012), Tricolored Heron, Cattle Egret (2012), Green Heron (2012), Black-crowned Night-Heron (2014), Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2018)

Ibises and Spoonbills: White Ibis (2020), Glossy Ibis, White-faced Ibis (2018), Roseate Spoonbill (2020)

New World Vultures: Black Vulture (2017), Turkey Vulture (2012)

Osprey: Osprey (2021)

Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies: Swallow-tailed Kite (2020), White-tailed Kite, Mississippi Kite (2021), Bald Eagle (2012), Northern Harrier (2013), Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk (2012), Northern Goshawk, Red-shouldered Hawk (2012), Broad-winged Hawk, Swainson’s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk (2011), Ferruginous Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Golden Eagle

Falcons: American Kestrel (2013), Merlin (2019), Peregrine Falcon, Prairie Falcon

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Yellow Rail, Black Rail, King Rail, Virginia Rail (2016), Sora (2016), Purple Gallinule, Common Gallinule (2020), American Coot (2011)

Cranes: Sandhill Crane (2022), Whooping Crane* (2019)

Plovers: Black-bellied Plover (2014), American Golden-Plover (2018), Snowy Plover (2014), Wilson’s Plover, Semipalmated Plover (2019), Piping Plover, Killdeer (2012), Mountain Plover

Stilts and Avocets: Black-necked Stilt (2020), American Avocet (2019)

Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies: Spotted Sandpiper (2013), Solitary Sandpiper (2019), Greater Yellowlegs (2013), Willet, Lesser Yellowlegs (2013), Upland Sandpiper, Eskimo Curlew*, Whimbrel, Long-billed Curlew, Hudsonian Godwit (2014), Marbled Godwit, Ruddy Turnstone, Red Knot, Sanderling (2014), Semipalmated Sandpiper (2019), Western Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper (2017), White-rumped Sandpiper, Baird’s Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper (2019), Purple Sandpiper, Dunlin, Curlew Sandpiper, Stilt Sandpiper (2020), Buff-breasted Sandpiper (2012), Ruff, Short-billed Dowitcher (2012), Long-billed Dowitcher (2016), Wilson’s Snipe (2013), American Woodcock, Wilson’s Phalarope (2019), Red-necked Phalarope, Red Phalarope

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Black-legged Kittiwake, Sabine’s Gull, Bonaparte’s Gull (2013), Black-headed Gull, Little Gull, Laughing Gull, Franklin’s Gull, Ring-billed Gull (2012), California Gull, Herring Gull (2013), Thayer’s Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Glaucous Gull, Sooty Tern, Bridled Tern, Least Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Caspian Tern, Black Tern, Common Tern, Forster’s Tern, Royal Tern, Black Skimmer

Skuas and Jaegers: Pomarine Jaeger, Parasitic Jaeger, Long-tailed Jaeger

Alcids: Long-billed Murrelet

Pigeons and Doves: Rock Pigeon (2012), Eurasian Collared-Dove (2012), White-winged Dove (2021), Mourning Dove (2012), Passenger Pigeon†, Inca Dove, Common Ground-Dove

Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots: Carolina Parakeet†

Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis: Yellow-billed Cuckoo (2018), Black-billed Cuckoo, Greater Roadrunner (2021), Groove-billed Ani

Barn Owls: Barn Owl

Typical Owls: Eastern Screech-Owl (2020), Great Horned Owl (2013), Snowy Owl (2022), Burrowing Owl, Barred Owl (2013), Long-eared Owl, Short-eared Owl (2013), Northern Saw-whet Owl (2015)

Goatsuckers: Common Nighthawk (2021), Chuck-will’s-widow, Eastern Whip-poor-will

Swifts: Chimney Swift, White-throated Swift

Hummingbirds: Green Violetear – now known as Mexican Violetear (2022), Broad-billed Hummingbird, Buff-bellied Hummingbird, Magnificent Hummingbird, Ruby-throated Hummingbird (2011), Black-chinned Hummingbird (2021), Anna’s Hummingbird (2021), Calliope Hummingbird, Broad-tailed Hummingbird (2020), Rufous Hummingbird (2012)

Kingfishers: Belted Kingfisher (2012)

Woodpeckers and Allies: Lewis’s Woodpecker, Red-headed Woodpecker (2011), Red-bellied Woodpecker (2012), Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (2011), Downy Woodpecker (2012), Hairy Woodpecker (2012), Red-cockaded Woodpecker (2013), Northern Flicker (2019), Pileated Woodpecker (2011), Ivory-billed Woodpecker

Tyrant Flycatchers: Olive-sided Flycatcher (2019), Eastern Wood-Pewee (2012), Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Acadian Flycatcher, Alder Flycatcher, Willow Flycatcher, Least Flycatcher (2019), Eastern Phoebe (2013), Say’s Phoebe (2019), Vermilion Flycatcher (2012), Ash-throated Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher (2019), Couch’s Kingbird, Cassin’s Kingbird, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird (2012), Gray Kingbird, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (2012), Fork-tailed Flycatcher (2020)

Shrikes: Loggerhead Shrike (2013), Northern Shrike

Vireos: White-eyed Vireo (2019), Bell’s Vireo, Yellow-throated Vireo (2021), Blue-headed Vireo, Warbling Vireo (2019), Philadelphia Vireo (2015), Red-eyed Vireo (2020)

Crows and Jays: Blue Jay (2011), Clark’s Nutcracker, American Crow (2013), Fish Crow (2021)

Larks: Horned Lark (2016)

Swallows: Purple Martin (2012), Tree Swallow (2013), Northern Rough-winged Swallow (2018), Bank Swallow (2021), Cliff Swallow (2019), Cave Swallow, Barn Swallow (2013)

Chickadees and Titmice: Carolina Chickadee (2012), Tufted Titmouse (2011)

Nuthatches: Red-breasted Nuthatch (2012), White-breasted Nuthatch (2011), Brown-headed Nuthatch (2013)

Creepers: Brown Creeper (2012)

Wrens: Rock Wren, Carolina Wren (2012), Bewick’s Wren, House Wren (2019), Winter Wren (2019), Sedge Wren, Marsh Wren (2013)

Kinglets: Golden-crowned Kinglet (2013), Ruby-crowned Kinglet (2012)

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (2018)

Thrushes: Northern Wheatear, Eastern Bluebird (2013), Mountain Bluebird (2013), Townsend’s Solitaire, Veery, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Swainson’s Thrush (2020), Hermit Thrush (2021), Wood Thrush, American Robin (2011), Varied Thrush

Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Gray Catbird (2016), Northern Mockingbird (2011), Sage Thrasher, Brown Thrasher (2012)

Starlings: European Starling (2011)

Wagtails and Pipits: American Pipit (2021), Sprague’s Pipit

Waxwings: Bohemian Waxwing, Cedar Waxwing (2012)

Longspurs: Lapland Longspur (2013), Chestnut-collared Longspur, Smith’s Longspur, McCown’s Longspur, Snow Bunting

Wood Warblers: Ovenbird (2014), Worm-eating Warbler (2020), Louisiana Waterthrush, Northern Waterthrush, Bachman’s Warbler*, Golden-winged Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler (2016), Prothonotary Warbler (2019), Swainson’s Warbler, Tennessee Warbler (2016), Orange-crowned Warbler (2019), Nashville Warbler (2014), Connecticut Warbler, Mourning Warbler, Kentucky Warbler (2020), Common Yellowthroat (2016), Hooded Warbler, American Redstart (2014), Cape May Warbler, Cerulean Warbler, Northern Parula (2019), Magnolia Warbler (2016), Bay-breasted Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler (2015), Yellow Warbler (2020), Chestnut-sided Warbler (2014), Blackpoll Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Palm Warbler (2013), Pine Warbler (2012), Yellow-rumped Warbler (2011), Yellow-throated Warbler (2020), Prairie Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler (2021) Canada Warbler, Wilson’s Warbler (2017), Yellow-breasted Chat (2018)

New World Sparrows: Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Eastern Towhee (2018), Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Cassin’s Sparrow, Bachman’s Sparrow, American Tree Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow (2013), Clay-colored Sparrow, Brewer’s Sparrow, Field Sparrow (2019), Vesper Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Lark Bunting, Savannah Sparrow (2013), Grasshopper Sparrow, Henslow’s Sparrow, Le Conte’s Sparrow, Nelson’s Sparrow, Fox Sparrow (2017), Song Sparrow (2012), Lincoln’s Sparrow (2018), Swamp Sparrow (2019), White-throated Sparrow (2012), Harris’s Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow (2012), Dark-eyed Junco (2012)

Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies: Summer Tanager (2012), Scarlet Tanager (2018), Western Tanager, Northern Cardinal (2012), Rose-breasted Grosbeak (2013), Black-headed Grosbeak, Blue Grosbeak (2013), Lazuli Bunting, Indigo Bunting (2012), Painted Bunting (2013), Dickcissel (2013)

Blackbirds and Allies: Bobolink (2019), Red-winged Blackbird (2012), Eastern Meadowlark (2012), Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird (2018), Rusty Blackbird (2013), Brewer’s Blackbird, Common Grackle (2012), Great-tailed Grackle (2022), Brown-headed Cowbird (2019), Orchard Oriole (2015), Bullock’s Oriole, Baltimore Oriole (2018), Scott’s Oriole

Finches and Allies: Pine Grosbeak, Purple Finch (2021), House Finch (2013), Red Crossbill (2012), White-winged Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Pine Siskin (2013), Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch (2013), Evening Grosbeak

Old World Sparrows: House Sparrow (2011)

Others Found in AR: Brown Booby (2012), Tropical Kingbird (2019)

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