USFWS
Koyukuk National Wildlife Refuge
Alaska Region   

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Wildlife

Bird Species List

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC BREED NON-BREED MIGRANT (M) Rare (R)
NAME
Loons Gaviiformes    
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica X  
Red-throated Loon G. stellata X  
Common Loon G. immer X  
Grebes Podicipediformes    
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus X  
Red-necked Grebe P. griseqena X  
Storm Petrels Procellariiformes    
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma furcata   R
Waterfowl Anseriformes    
Tundra Swan Cyqnus columbianus   M
Trumpeter Swan C.buccinator X  
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons X  
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens   M
Brant Branta bernicla   M
Canada Goose B. canadensis taverneri X  
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca X  
Mallard A. platyrhynchos X  
Northern Pintail A. acuta X  
Blue-winged Teal A. discors   No records
Northern Shoveler A. clypeata X  
Gadwall A. strepera   No records
American Wigeon A. americana X  
Canvasback Aythya valisineria X  
Redhead A. americana X  
Ring-necked Duck A. collaris X  
Greater Scaup A. marila X  
Lesser Scaup A. affinis X  
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri   R
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus X  
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis X  
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra X  
Surf Scoter M. perspicillata X  
White-winged Scoter M. fusca X  
Common Goldeneye Buccephala clanqula X  
Barrow's Goldeneye B. islandica X  
Bufflehead B. albeola X  
Common Merganser Merqus merqanser X  
Red-breasted merganser M. serrator X  
Eagle, hawks and falcons Falconinformes    
Osprey Pandion haliaetus X  
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus X  
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus X  
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipter striatus X  
Northern Goshawk A. gentilis X  
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis X  
Rough-legged Hawk B. laqopus   M
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos X  
Merlin F. columbarius X  
Peregrine Falcon F. pereqrinus X  
Gyrfalcon F. rusticolus   M
Gallinaceous birds Galliformes    
Spruce Grouse Dendraqapus canadensis X  
Willow Ptarmigan Laqopus laqopus X  
Rock Ptarmigan L. mutus X  
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus X  
Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus   R
Cranes Gruiformes    
Sandhill crane Grus canadensis X  
Shorebirds, Gulls Charadriiformes    
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola   M
Lesser golden Plover P. dominica X  
Semipalamated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus X  
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuce X  
Lesser Yellowlegs T. flavipes X  
Solitary Sandpiper T. solitaria X  
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanua   M
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia X  
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda   M
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus X  
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica X  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres   M
Black Turnstone A. melanocephala   R
Surfbird Aphriza vigrata   No records1
Sanderling Calidris alba   No records1
Semipalmated Sandpiper C. pusilla   M
Western Sandpiper C. mauri   R
Least Sandpiper C. minutilla X  
Baird's Sandpiper C. bairdii   M
Pectoral Sandpiper C. melanotos   M
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis   M
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus   M
Common Snipe Gallinaqo qallinaqo X  
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus X  
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus   R
Parasitic Jaeger S. parasiticus   M
Long-tailed Jaeger S. longicaudus X  
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia X  
Mew Gull L. canus X  
Herring Gull L. argentatus X  
Glaucous Gull L. hyperboreus X  
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla   R
Ross' Gull Rhodostethia rosea   R
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini   M
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea X  
Owls Strigiformes    
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus X  
Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca   M
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula X  
Great Gray Owl Strix nebulosa X  
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus X  
Boreal Owl Aeqoliuus funereus X  
Kingfishers Coraciiformes    
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon X  
Woodpeckers Piciformes    
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescene X  
Hairy Woodpecker P. villosus X  
Three-toed Woodpecker P. tridactylus X  
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus X  
Passerine birds Passeriformes    
Olive-sided flycatcher Contopus borealis X  
Western Wood-Pewee C. sordidulus X  
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum X  
Hammond's Flycatcher E. hammondii X  
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya   M
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris X  
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor X  
Violet-green Swallow T. thalassina X  
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia X  
Cliff Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota X  
Barn Swallow H. rustica   R
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis X  
Common Raven Corvus corax X  
Black-capped Chickadee Parus atricapillus X  
Siberian Tit P. cinctus   No breeding records
Boreal Chickadee P. hudsonicus X  
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus   No records1
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis   M
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Requlus calendula X  
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe   M
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currocoides   R
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes towsendi   R
Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus X  
Swainson's Thrush C. ustulatus X  
American Robin Turdus migratorius X  
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius X  
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava   No records
American Pipit Anthus rubescens X  
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla qarrulus   No breeding record
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor X  
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata X  
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia X  
Yellow-rumped Warbler D. coronata X  
Blackpoll Warbler D. striata X  
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis X  
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla X  
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea X  
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis X  
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca X  
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii X  
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla X  
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys X  
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis X  
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus   M
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis   No breeding record
Rusty Blackbird Euphagas carolinus X  
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator X  
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch Leucosticte tephrocotis   R
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera X  
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus   R
Common Redpoll C. flammea X  
Hoary Redpoll C. hornemanni X  

 

Last updated: May 5, 2010