Which Arctic Refuge birds travel to or through your area?

Each summer, birds use the Arctic Refuge to nest, raise young, feed, or rest. They then migrate to destinations in the States and beyond. This list shows some birds that may visit your area.


Alabama - Ruby-crowned Kinglet                           Alaska - Redpoll 
Arizona - Fox Sparrow Arkansas - Mallard 
California - Snow Goose Colorado - Bohemian Waxwing 
Connecticut - Greater Scaup Delaware - Black-bellied Plover 
Florida - Peregrine Falcon Georgia - Gray-checked Thrush 
Hawaii - Wandering Tattler Idaho - Short-eared Owl 
Illinois - Northern Flicker Indiana - Dark-eyed Junco 
Iowa - Sharp-shinned Hawk Kansas - Smith's Longspur 
Kentucky - Merlin Louisiana - Long-billed Dowitcher 
Maine - Least Sandpiper Maryland - Tundra Swan 
Massachusetts - Golden Plover Michigan - Long-tail Duck 
Minnesota - Snowy Owl Mississippi - Norther Waterthrush 
Missouri - American Pipit Montana - Golden Eagle 
Nebraska - Wilson's Warbler Nevada - Green-winged Teal 
New Hampshire - Dunlin New Jersey - Canvasback 
New Mexico - Sandhill Crane New York - Semipalmated Sandpiper 
North Carolina - Semipalmated Plover North Dakota - Rough-legged Hawk 
Ohio - American Tree Sparrow Oklahoma - Savanah Sparrow 
Oregon - Brant Pennsylvania - Lapland Longspur 
Rhode Island - Horned Grebe South Carolina - Ruddy Turnstone 
South Dakota - Northern Shrike Tennessee - Yellow-rumped Warbler 
Texas - White-fronted Goose Utah - White-crowned Sparrow 
Vermont - Snow Bunting Virginia - Lesser Scaup 
Washington - Varied Thrush West Virginia - Rusty Blackbird 
Wisconsin - Snipe Wyoming - Townsend's Solitaire 

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