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This list is according to the book Birding [1].

Loons: Gaviidae[]

Common Loon: Gavia immer[]

Grebes: Podicipedidae[]

Pied-billed Grebe: Podilymbus podiceps[]

Western Grebe: Aechmophorus occidentalis[]

Shearwaters: Procellariidae[]

Sooty Shearwater: Puffinus griseus[]

Pelicans: Pelecanidae[]

American White Pelican: Pelecanus erythrorhynchos[]

Brown Pelican: Pelecanus occidentalis[]

Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae[]

Double-crested Cormorant: Phalacrocorax auritus[]

Herons[]

Cattle Egret: Bubulcus ibis[]

Great Blue Heron: Ardea herodias[]

Great Egret[]

Snowy Egret[]

Green Heron[]

Black-crowned Night-heron[]

Ibises[]

White Ibis[]

Ducks and Geese[]

Snow Goose[]

Canada Goose[]

Wood Duck[]

Mallard[]

Green-winged Teal[]

Northern Pintail[]

Blue-winged Teal[]

Northern Shoveler[]

Lesser Scaup[]

Bufflehead[]

Ruddy Duck[]

Surf Scoter[]

Pigeons and Doves[]

Rock Pigeon[]

The highly variable city pigeon; multicoloured birds were developed over centuries of near domestication. Flocks in flight show a wide variety of plumage patterns [2]. They have become extremely tame [1]. This tameness provides many opportunities for observing interesting aspects of bird behaviour [1].

Band-tailed Pigeon (western North Americana) is bigger, has grey rump, plain upperwings, yellow bill and white collar [1].

Mourning Dove[]

White-winged Dove[]

References[]

  1. ^ a b c d Foreshaw, Joseph; Howell, Steve; Lindsey, Terence and Stallcup, Rich (1994). A Guide to Birding. Fog City Press. ISBN 1877019348. 
  2. ^ Dunn, Jon L. and Alderfer, Jonathan (2006). National Geographic Guide to the Birds of North America. National Geographic Society. ISBN 1426200722. 
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