eBird Field Checklist
Nova Scotia, CA
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473 species (+171 other taxa) - Year-round, All years
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Waterfowl
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Bar-headed Goose
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Graylag Goose
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)
Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Pink-footed Goose
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
Brant
Barnacle Goose
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Swan Goose (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid)
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid)
Cackling/Canada Goose
Branta sp.
goose sp.
Mute Swan
Black Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
swan sp.
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Wood Duck
Mandarin Duck
Garganey
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Eurasian x American Wigeon (hybrid)
Eurasian/American Wigeon
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
Muscovy Duck x Mallard (hybrid)
American Wigeon x Mallard (hybrid)
American Black Duck
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
Mallard/American Black Duck
Northern Pintail
Mallard x Northern Pintail (hybrid)
Green-winged Teal
Anas sp.
teal sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Tufted Duck x Greater Scaup (hybrid)
Lesser Scaup
Tufted Duck x Lesser Scaup (hybrid)
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Tufted Duck x scaup sp. (hybrid)
Aythya sp.
King Eider
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Surf/Black Scoter
scoter sp.
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Bufflehead x Common Goldeneye (hybrid)
Barrow's Goldeneye
Common x Barrow's Goldeneye (hybrid)
Common/Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
merganser sp.
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
waterfowl sp.
Grouse, Quail, and Allies
Helmeted Guineafowl (Domestic type)
Northern Bobwhite
Wild Turkey
Wild Turkey (Domestic type)
Ruffed Grouse
Rock Ptarmigan
Spruce Grouse
Ruffed/Spruce Grouse
grouse sp.
Gray Partridge
Ring-necked Pheasant
Chukar
Grebes
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
grebe sp.
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
African Collared-Dove (Domestic type or Ringed Turtle-Dove)
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Cuckoos
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
cuckoo sp. (Cuculidae sp.)
Nightjars
Common Nighthawk
Chuck-will's-widow
Eastern Whip-poor-will
nightjar sp.
Swifts
Chimney Swift
small swift sp.
Hummingbirds
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
hummingbird sp.
Rails, Gallinules, and Allies
King Rail
Clapper Rail
large rail sp.
Virginia Rail
Rallus sp.
Corn Crake
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
Purple Gallinule
Yellow Rail
rail/crake sp.
Cranes
Sandhill Crane
Shorebirds
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
American Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
European Golden-Plover
American Golden-Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
golden-plover sp.
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Northern Lapwing
Snowy Plover
Wilson's Plover
Common Ringed Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer
plover sp.
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Eskimo Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Ruff
Stilt Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Sanderling
Dunlin
Purple Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Little Stint
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Dunlin x White-rumped Sandpiper (hybrid)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
American Woodcock
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Red-necked/Red Phalarope
phalarope sp.
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Common Greenshank
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa sp.
Scolopacidae sp.
large shorebird sp.
shorebird sp.
Skuas and Jaegers
Great Skua
South Polar Skua
skua sp.
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
jaeger sp.
jaeger/skua sp.
Alcids
Dovekie
Common Murre
Thick-billed Murre
Common/Thick-billed Murre
Razorbill
large alcid sp.
Black Guillemot
Atlantic Puffin
alcid sp.
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ivory Gull
Sabine's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Little Gull
Ross's Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Common Gull
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull (hybrid)
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Herring x Glaucous Gull (hybrid)
white-winged gull sp.
Great Black-backed Gull
Herring x Great Black-backed Gull (hybrid)
Glaucous x Great Black-backed Gull (hybrid)
Kelp Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Sooty Tern
Bridled Tern
Sooty/Bridled Tern
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
White-winged Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Roseate x Common Tern (hybrid)
Arctic Tern
Common/Arctic Tern
Forster's Tern
Sterna sp.
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
large tern sp.
tern sp.
Black Skimmer
Tropicbirds
White-tailed Tropicbird
Red-billed Tropicbird
Loons
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
loon sp.
Albatrosses
Yellow-nosed Albatross
Storm-Petrels
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
White-faced Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
storm-petrel sp. (white-rumped)
storm-petrel sp.
Petrels, Shearwaters, and Diving-Petrels
Northern Fulmar
Bermuda Petrel
Black-capped Petrel
Pterodroma sp.
Cory's Shearwater
Great Shearwater
Cory's/Great Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Manx Shearwater
Barolo Shearwater
Audubon's Shearwater
black-and-white shearwater sp.
shearwater sp.
Procellariid sp.
Storks
Wood Stork
Frigatebirds, Boobies, and Gannets
Magnificent Frigatebird
Masked Booby
Brown Booby
Red-footed Booby
Northern Gannet
sulid sp.
Cormorants and Anhingas
Great Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Great/Double-crested Cormorant
cormorant sp.
Pelicans
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Herons, Ibis, and Allies
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Gray Heron
Great Egret
Little Egret
Western Reef-Heron
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Reddish Egret
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
heron sp.
White Ibis
Glossy Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
Vultures, Hawks, and Allies
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
new world vulture sp.
Osprey
Swallow-tailed Kite
Golden Eagle
Mississippi Kite
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Cooper's Hawk/Northern Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Bald Eagle
Steller's Sea-Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Zone-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-shouldered x Red-tailed Hawk (hybrid)
Rough-legged Hawk
Buteo sp.
hawk sp.
eagle sp.
Owls
Barn Owl
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Burrowing Owl
Barred Owl
Great Gray Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Boreal Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
owl sp.
Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher
kingfisher sp.
Woodpeckers
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Lewis's Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
American Three-toed Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
woodpecker sp.
Falcons and Caracaras
Crested Caracara
Eurasian Kestrel
American Kestrel
Merlin
Gyrfalcon
Peregrine Falcon
large falcon sp.
small falcon sp.
falcon sp.
diurnal raptor sp.
Parrots, Parakeets, and Allies
Budgerigar (Domestic type)
Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Western/Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
Least Flycatcher
Hammond's Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (Western Flycatcher)
Empidonax sp.
Eastern Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Myiarchus sp.
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Cassin's Kingbird
Western Kingbird
yellow-bellied kingbird sp.
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Fork-tailed Flycatcher
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)
Vireos
White-eyed Vireo
Bell's Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
solitary vireo sp.
Philadelphia Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia/Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Philadelphia/Red-eyed Vireo
vireo sp.
Shrikes
Brown Shrike
Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Shrike
Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens
Canada Jay
Blue Jay
Eurasian Jackdaw
American Crow
crow sp.
Common Raven
crow/raven sp.
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice
Black-capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
chickadee sp.
Larks
Horned Lark
Martins and Swallows
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Cave Swallow
swallow sp.
Kinglets
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned/Golden-crowned Kinglet
Nuthatches
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
nuthatch sp.
Treecreepers
Brown Creeper
Gnatcatchers
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Wrens
Rock Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren
Sedge Wren
Marsh Wren
Carolina Wren
Bewick's Wren
wren sp.
Starlings and Mynas
European Starling
Common Myna
Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
Northern Mockingbird
Mimidae sp.
Thrushes
Eastern Bluebird
Mountain Bluebird
Townsend's Solitaire
Varied Thrush
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Bicknell's Thrush
Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Catharus sp.
Wood Thrush
Redwing
American Robin
Fieldfare
Turdus sp.
thrush sp.
Old World Flycatchers
Northern Wheatear
Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing
Bohemian/Cedar Waxwing
Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow
Wagtails and Pipits
American Pipit
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies
Common Chaffinch
Brambling
Evening Grosbeak
Pine Grosbeak
House Finch
Purple Finch
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Common/Hoary Redpoll
redpoll sp.
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
crossbill sp.
European Goldfinch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Pine Siskin x American Goldfinch (hybrid)
Spinus sp.
Acanthis/Spinus sp.
finch sp.
Longspurs and Snow Buntings
Lapland Longspur
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Smith's Longspur
longspur sp.
Snow Bunting
New World Sparrows
Cassin's Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Spizella sp.
Lark Sparrow
Lark Bunting
American Tree Sparrow
Spizella sp./American Tree Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Harris's Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco x White-throated Sparrow (hybrid)
Bell's Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
LeConte's Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Nelson's Sparrow
Saltmarsh Sparrow
Nelson's/Saltmarsh Sparrow (Sharp-tailed Sparrow)
Ammospiza sp.
Savannah Sparrow
Henslow's Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Lincoln's/Swamp Sparrow
Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhee
Eastern Towhee
sparrow sp.
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-breasted Chat
Blackbirds
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Bobolink
Western Meadowlark
Eastern Meadowlark
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
Orchard Oriole
Hooded Oriole
Bullock's Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Bullock's/Baltimore Oriole
new world oriole sp.
Red-winged Blackbird
Bronzed Cowbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Rusty Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Common Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
blackbird sp.
Wood-Warblers
Ovenbird
Worm-eating Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana/Northern Waterthrush
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Brewster's Warbler (hybrid)
Golden-winged/Blue-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Swainson's Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Virginia's Warbler
Leiothlypis sp.
Connecticut Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Cape May Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Nashville x Magnolia Warbler (hybrid)
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Bay-breasted/Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Palm Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Setophaga sp.
Canada Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Summer/Scarlet Tanager
Western Tanager
tanager sp. (Piranga sp.)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting
Dickcissel
Others
passerine sp.
bird sp.