Phil's NJ State List

Common Name Latin Name
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Common Loon Gavia immer
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis pelagic
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea pelagic
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus pelagic
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus pelagic
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Cape May
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Barnegat, Florence
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Cape May
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Cape May
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Brigantine
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Califon
Brant Branta bernicla
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Brigantine, Whitesbog
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Cape May, Silver Lake, Sylvan Lake
American Wigeon Anas americana
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Navesink River
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
King Eider Somateria spectabilis Barnegat Inlet
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus Barnegat Inlet
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Barnegat Inlet
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca Sandy Hook
Black Scoter Melanitta americana Barnegat Inlet
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica Sandy Hook
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus Medford etc
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus Manahawkin, Jake's Landing
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Liberty State Park
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Great Swamp, Princeton
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris Jake's Landing, Brigantine
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola Cape May SCCM
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Brigantine NWR
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Cape May SCCM
American Coot Fulica americana
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Sod Farm, Brigantine
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Sod Farm
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Cape May
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Brigantine NWR
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Brigantine
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Walker Ave/Wayne
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
American Woodcock Scolopax minor Cape May SCCM
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Brigantine
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Pelagic, Mercer Co
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Pelagic
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Florence
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Florence
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Florence
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Merrill Creek Reservoir
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Pelagic
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica Brigantine NWR
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
Royal Tern Sterna maxima
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Cape May
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
Least Tern Sterna antillarum
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Brigantine
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle Barnegat Inlet
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus nr Layton
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Cape May
Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca Brigantine NWR
Long-eared Owl Asio otus Pole Farm
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Pole Farm, Manahawkin, Jake's Landing
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus Barnegat Inlet, Princeton
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus Princeton
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens Bull's Island, High Pt
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum nr Layton
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii nr Layton, Walkill
Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus Stokes St Forest
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Assunpink WMA, 5/2/16
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus Big Brook Park, 3/05
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor Great Swamp NWR
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Cape May
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Bull's Island
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus Florence, Brigantine
Common Raven Corvus corax Pole Farm, High Point?
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
Purple Martin Progne subis Cape May etc
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Bull's Island
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapilla
Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Island Beach State Park
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora cyanoptera
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera nr. Layton
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Northern Parula Parula americana
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca High Point State Park
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica Belleplain, Bull's Island, Jake's Landing
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus Belleplain
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Bull's Island, Stokes St. Forest
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Belleplain State Park
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus Belleplain State Park
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus
Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Belleplain State Park
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens Cape May Higbee Beach
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Belleplain State Park
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida Hoffman Park
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Hoffman Park, Alpha
Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Willowood Arboretum
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Jake's Landing
Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus Jake's Landing, Brigantine
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Griggstown, Layton
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Griggstown, Layton
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus Alpha
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis Barnegat
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Cape May etc
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Cape May etc
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Hoffman Park, Griggstown, Pole Farm
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna Brigantine etc
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major Brigantine, Barnegat
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius Delaware Water Gap, Cape May, Griggstown
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Wharton State Forest
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus Assunpink WMA
House Sparrow Passer domesticus