Bird List

Katmai Bird List
This checklist is a combination of Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve, McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, and with additions by Alaska Fish and Wildlife. This list will be revised as new observations are collected.

Gaviidae (Loons)
Red-Throated Loon
Common Loon
Pacific Loon
Yellow-Billed Loon
Arctic Loon

Podicipedidae (Grebes)
Horned Grebe
Red Necked Grebe

Diomedeidai (Albatross)
Laysan Albatross
Black-footed Albatross
Short-tailed Albatross

Procellariidae (Fulmars, Shearwaters, and Petrels)
Northern Fulmar
Short Tailed Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Mottled Petrels
Forked-tailed Storm-Petrel
Leach’s Storm-Petrel

Hydrobatidae (Storm Petrals)
Forked Tailed Storm Petral
Leache’s Storm Petral

Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)
Double Crested Cormorant
Red Faced Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant

Ardeidae (Herons)
Great Blue Heron

Anatidae (Swans, Geese and Ducks)
Tundra Whistling Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Canada Goose
Greater White Fronted Goose
Emperor Goose
Lesser Canada Goose
Snow Goose
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Blue Winged Teal
Green Winged Teal
Common Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Greater Scaup
Steller’s Eider
King Eider
Common Eider
Spectacled Eider
Harlequin Duck
Ruddy Duck
Tufted Duck
Long-tailed Duck
Surf Scoter
White-Winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Velvet Scoter
Common Goldeneye
Barrow’s Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red Breasted Merganser

Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, Harriers, Osprey)
Red Tailed Hawk
Sharp Shinned Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Rough-Legged Hawk
Bald Eagle
Steller’s Sea Eagle (Rare)
White-tailed Eagle
Northern Harrier

Falconidae (Falcons, Kestrel, Merlin and Buzzards)
Peregrine Falcon
American Kestrel
Lapland Longspur
Rough-legged Buzzard

Phasianidae (Grouse, Ptarmigan)
Ruffed Grouse
Spruce Grouse
Willow Ptarmigan
Rock Ptarmigan
White Tail Ptarmigan (Rare)

Gruidae (Cranes)
Sandhill Cranes

Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Phalaropes)
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Wandering Tattler
Grey-tailed Tattler
Spotted Sandpiper
Ruddy Turnstone
Black Turnstone
Red Knot
Common Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Rock Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Baird’s Sandpiper
Marbled Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Bar-Tailed Godwit
Bristle-thighed Curlew
Far Eastern Curlew
Short Billed Dowitcher
Long-Billed Dowitcher
Red Necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Grey Phalarope
Red-necked Stint
Long-toed Stint
Common Snipe

Laridae (Jaegers, Gulls, Terns and Skuas)
Parasitic Jaeger
Long Tailed
Bonaparte’s Gull
Mew Gull
Black Legged Kittiwake
Red-legged Kittiwake
Herring Gull
Glaucous-Winged Gull
Sabine’s Gull
Common Gull
Glaucous Gull
Black-headed Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Aleutian Tern
Arctic Skua
Pomarine Skua

Alcidae (Auks, Murres and Puffins)
Common Murre
Thick Billed Murre
Pigeon Guillemot
Spectacled Guillemot
Marbled Murrelet
Kittlitz’s Murrelet
Long-billed Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet
Parakeet Auklet
Crested Auklet
Cassin’s Auklet
Whiskered Auklet
Least Auklet
Horned Puffin
Tufted Puffin

Strigidae (Owls)
Snowy Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Short Eared Owl
Boreal Owl

Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Rufous Hummingbird

Alcedinidae (Kingfisher)
Belted Kingfisher

Picidae (Woodpeckers, Flickers and Wrynecks)
Downy Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Northern Flicker

Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Tree Swallow
Violet-Green Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow

Corvidae (Jays, Crows, Magpies)
Gray Jay
Eurasian Nutcracker
Common Magpie
American Magpie
Black Billed Magpie
Northwestern Crow
Carrion Crow
Common Raven

Paridae (Chickadees)
Black Capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Gray-Headed Chickadee
Red Breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Winter Wren
Family: Cinclidae (Dippers)
American Dipper

Muscicapidae (Klinglet, Thrushes, Warblers and Flycatchers)
Golden Crowned Klinglet
Ruby Crowned Klinglet
Gray Cheeked Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Varied Thrush
Brown Thrush
Pale Thrush
Eyebrowed Thrush
American Robin
Rufous-tailed Robin
Northern Wheatear
Siberian Rubythroat
Red-throated Flycatcher

Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)
Water Pipit
American Pipit
Olive-backed Pipit
Pechora Pipit
Red-throated Pipit
Buff-bellied Pipit
White Wagtail
Black-backed Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail
Grey Wagtail

Bombycillidae (Waxwings)
Bohemian Waxwing

Laniidae (Shirke)
Northern Shrike

Emberizidae (Warblers, Sparrows, Bunting and Blackbird)
Orange Crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow Rumped Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Black Polled Warbler
Arctic Warbler
Dusky Warbler
Townsend’s Warbler
Lanceolated Warbler
Middendorf’s Grasshopper Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
American Tree Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Golden Crowned Sparrow
White Crowned Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
House Sparrow
Snow Bunting
Grey Bunting
Rustic Bunting
Yellow-breasted Bunting
Common Reed Bunting
Lapland Longspur
Mc Kay’s Bunting
Mealy Redpoll
Pine Siskin
Dark Eyed Junco
Rusty Blackbird
Red-Winged Blackbird

Fringillidae (Finches)
Grey-Crowned Rosy Finch
Asian Rosy Finch
Oriental Greenfinch
Pine Grosbeak
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Pine Siski
Red Crossbill

Charadriidae (Plovers, Killdeer)
American Golden Plover
Black-Bellied Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Pacific Golden Plover
Mongolian Plover

Haematopodidae (Oystercatcher)
Black Oystercatcher
Eurasian Oystercatcher

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