Black-bellied Plover
Grasshopper Sparrow
Hudsonian Godwit
Yellow-throated Warbler
Hooded Merganser
Ring-necked Duck
Prairie Warbler
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Parula
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Horned Grebe
Eastern Kingbird
Ring-necked Pheasant
American Goldfinch
Northern Shoveler
Northern Saw-whet-owl
Eastern Meadowlark
Black-and-white Warbler
Snowy Owl
Horned Lark
Purple Martin
Northern Harrier
Hooded Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Bobolink
Laughing Gull
Broad-winged Hawk
Scarlet Tanager
American Robin
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

 

Bird List for Allegheny County

 

This is a preliminary list of the birds recorded in this county.

The list shows all species on the Official State List with a Yes next to each species recorded in this county or a B for those species which breed in the county (Ie., species who coded Probable or Confirmed during the latest Breeding Bird Atlas).

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Allegheny County List

Allegheny Bird List

 

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Yes
Snow Goose Yes
Ross's Goose Yes
Greater White-fronted Goose Yes
Pink-footed Goose -
Brant Yes
Barnacle Goose -
Cackling Goose Yes
Canada Goose B
Mute Swan Yes
Trumpeter Swan -
Tundra Swan Yes
Whooper Swan -
Wood Duck B
Blue-winged Teal Yes
Cinnamon Teal -
Northern Shoveler Yes
Gadwall Yes
Eurasian Wigeon Yes
American Wigeon Yes
Mallard B
American Black Duck Yes
Northern Pintail Yes
Green-winged Teal Yes
Canvasback Yes
Redhead Yes
Ring-necked Duck Yes
Tufted Duck -
Greater Scaup Yes
Lesser Scaup Yes
King Eider -
Common Eider -
Harlequin Duck Yes
Surf Scoter Yes
White-winged Scoter Yes
Black Scoter Yes
Long-tailed Duck Yes
Bufflehead Yes
Common Goldeneye Yes
Barrow's Goldeneye -
Smew -
Hooded Merganser B
Common Merganser Yes
Red-breasted Merganser Yes
Masked Duck -
Ruddy Duck Yes
Northern Bobwhite Yes
Wild Turkey B
Ruffed Grouse Yes
Ring-necked Pheasant B
Pied-billed Grebe Yes
Horned Grebe Yes
Red-necked Grebe Yes
Eared Grebe -
Western Grebe -
Rock Pigeon B
Eurasian Collared-Dove -
Common Ground Dove -
White-winged Dove -
Mourning Dove B
Yellow-billed Cuckoo B
Black-billed Cuckoo Yes
Common Nighthawk Yes
Chuck-will's-widow -
Eastern Whip-poor-will Yes
Chimney Swift B
Ruby-throated Hummingbird B
Black-chinned Hummingbird -
Bahama Woodstar -
Anna's Hummingbird -
Calliope Hummingbird -
Rufous Hummingbird Yes
Allen's Hummingbird -
Spotted Rail -
Clapper Rail -
King Rail -
Virginia Rail B
Sora Yes
Common Gallinule Yes
American Coot Yes
Purple Gallinule -
Yellow Rail Yes
Black Rail -
Sandhill Crane Yes
Black-necked Stilt -
American Avocet Yes
American Oystercatcher -
Black-bellied Plover Yes
American Golden-Plover Yes
Killdeer B
Semipalmated Plover Yes
Piping Plover -
Wilson's Plover -
Snowy Plover Yes
Upland Sandpiper Yes
Whimbrel Yes
Long-billed Curlew -
Hudsonian Godwit Yes
Marbled Godwit Yes
Ruddy Turnstone Yes
Red Knot -
Ruff -
Stilt Sandpiper Yes
Curlew Sandpiper -
Sanderling Yes
Dunlin Yes
Purple Sandpiper -
Baird's Sandpiper Yes
Least Sandpiper Yes
White-rumped Sandpiper Yes
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Yes
Pectoral Sandpiper Yes
Semipalmated Sandpiper Yes
Western Sandpiper Yes
Short-billed Dowitcher Yes
Long-billed Dowitcher Yes
American Woodcock B
Wilson's Snipe Yes
Spotted Sandpiper B
Solitary Sandpiper Yes
Lesser Yellowlegs Yes
Willet Yes
Greater Yellowlegs Yes
Wilson's Phalarope Yes
Red-necked Phalarope Yes
Red Phalarope Yes
South Polar Skua -
Pomarine Jaeger Yes
Parasitic Jaeger -
Long-tailed Jaeger Yes
Dovekie -
Thick-billed Murre -
Black Guillemot -
Long-billed Murrelet -
Ancient Murrelet -
Black-legged Kittiwake Yes
Sabine's Gull -
Bonaparte's Gull Yes
Black-headed Gull Yes
Little Gull Yes
Ross's Gull -
Laughing Gull Yes
Franklin's Gull -
Black-tailed Gull -
Mew Gull -
Ring-billed Gull Yes
California Gull -
Herring Gull Yes
Yellow-legged Gull -
Iceland Gull Yes
Lesser Black-backed Gull Yes
Slaty-backed Gull -
Glaucous Gull Yes
Great Black-backed Gull Yes
Kelp Gull Yes
Sooty Tern -
Least Tern -
Gull-billed Tern -
Caspian Tern Yes
Black Tern Yes
White-winged Tern -
Roseate Tern -
Common Tern Yes
Arctic Tern Yes
Forster's Tern Yes
Royal Tern -
Sandwich Tern -
Black Skimmer Yes
White-tailed Tropicbird -
Red-throated Loon Yes
Pacific Loon -
Common Loon Yes
Yellow-billed Loon -
Wilson's Storm-Petrel -
Leach's Storm-Petrel -
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel -
Trindade Petrel -
Black-capped Petrel Yes
Cory's Shearwater -
Great Shearwater -
Wood Stork -
Magnificent Frigatebird -
Brown Booby -
Northern Gannet -
Anhinga -
Great Cormorant -
Double-crested Cormorant Yes
Neotropic Cormorant -
American White Pelican Yes
Brown Pelican Yes
American Bittern Yes
Least Bittern Yes
Great Blue Heron B
Great Egret Yes
Snowy Egret Yes
Little Blue Heron Yes
Tricolored Heron -
Cattle Egret Yes
Green Heron Yes
Black-crowned Night-Heron Yes
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Yes
White Ibis Yes
Glossy Ibis Yes
White-faced Ibis -
Roseate Spoonbill -
Black Vulture Yes
Turkey Vulture B
Osprey Yes
White-tailed Kite -
Swallow-tailed Kite Yes
Golden Eagle Yes
Northern Harrier B
Sharp-shinned Hawk B
Cooper's Hawk B
Northern Goshawk Yes
Bald Eagle Yes
Mississippi Kite Yes
Snail Kite -
Red-shouldered Hawk B
Broad-winged Hawk B
Swainson's Hawk Yes
Red-tailed Hawk B
Rough-legged Hawk Yes
Barn Owl Yes
Eastern Screech-Owl B
Great Horned Owl B
Snowy Owl Yes
Northern Hawk Owl Yes
Barred Owl B
Great Gray Owl -
Long-eared Owl Yes
Short-eared Owl Yes
Boreal Owl Yes
Northern Saw-whet Owl Yes
Belted Kingfisher B
Lewis's Woodpecker -
Red-headed Woodpecker Yes
Red-bellied Woodpecker B
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Yes
Black-backed Woodpecker -
Downy Woodpecker B
Red-cockaded Woodpecker -
Hairy Woodpecker B
Northern Flicker B
Pileated Woodpecker B
Crested Caracara -
Eurasian Kestrel -
American Kestrel B
Merlin Yes
Gyrfalcon -
Peregrine Falcon Yes
Prairie Falcon -
Monk Parakeet -
Ash-throated Flycatcher -
Great Crested Flycatcher Yes
Tropical Kingbird -
Western Kingbird -
Eastern Kingbird B
Gray Kingbird -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher -
Fork-tailed Flycatcher -
Olive-sided Flycatcher Yes
Eastern Wood-Pewee B
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Yes
Acadian Flycatcher B
Alder Flycatcher Yes
Willow Flycatcher B
Least Flycatcher B
Hammond's Flycatcher -
Pacific-slope Flycatcher -
Eastern Phoebe B
Say's Phoebe -
Vermilion Flycatcher -
Loggerhead Shrike Yes
Northern Shrike Yes
White-eyed Vireo B
Yellow-throated Vireo Yes
Blue-headed Vireo Yes
Philadelphia Vireo Yes
Warbling Vireo Yes
Red-eyed Vireo B
Blue Jay B
American Crow B
Fish Crow Yes
Common Raven B
Horned Lark B
Bank Swallow B
Tree Swallow B
Violet-green Swallow -
Northern Rough-winged Swallow B
Purple Martin B
Barn Swallow B
Cliff Swallow Yes
Cave Swallow -
Carolina Chickadee B
Black-capped Chickadee B
Boreal Chickadee Yes
Tufted Titmouse B
Red-breasted Nuthatch Yes
White-breasted Nuthatch B
Brown-headed Nuthatch -
Brown Creeper Yes
Rock Wren -
House Wren B
Winter Wren Yes
Sedge Wren Yes
Marsh Wren Yes
Carolina Wren B
Bewick's Wren Yes
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher B
Golden-crowned Kinglet Yes
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Yes
European Robin -
Northern Wheatear -
Eastern Bluebird B
Mountain Bluebird -
Townsend's Solitaire -
Veery Yes
Gray-cheeked Thrush Yes
Bicknell's Thrush -
Swainson's Thrush Yes
Hermit Thrush Yes
Wood Thrush Yes
Redwing -
American Robin B
Varied Thrush Yes
Gray Catbird B
Brown Thrasher Yes
Northern Mockingbird B
European Starling B
Bohemian Waxwing Yes
Cedar Waxwing B
House Sparrow B
American Pipit Yes
Brambling Yes
Evening Grosbeak Yes
Pine Grosbeak Yes
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch -
House Finch B
Purple Finch B
Common Redpoll Yes
Hoary Redpoll Yes
Red Crossbill Yes
White-winged Crossbill Yes
European Goldfinch -
Pine Siskin Yes
Lesser Goldfinch -
American Goldfinch B
Lapland Longspur Yes
Snow Bunting Yes
Bachman's Sparrow Yes
Grasshopper Sparrow Yes
Lark Sparrow Yes
Lark Bunting -
Chipping Sparrow Yes
Clay-colored Sparrow Yes
Field Sparrow B
Brewer's Sparrow -
Fox Sparrow Yes
American Tree Sparrow Yes
Dark-eyed Junco Yes
White-crowned Sparrow Yes
Golden-crowned Sparrow -
Harris's Sparrow Yes
White-throated Sparrow Yes
Vesper Sparrow Yes
LeConte's Sparrow -
Seaside Sparrow -
Nelson's Sparrow Yes
Saltmarsh Sparrow -
Henslow's Sparrow Yes
Savannah Sparrow B
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln's Sparrow Yes
Swamp Sparrow B
Green-tailed Towhee -
Spotted Towhee Yes
Eastern Towhee B
Yellow-breasted Chat B
Yellow-headed Blackbird Yes
Bobolink B
Eastern Meadowlark B
Western Meadowlark Yes
Orchard Oriole B
Bullock's Oriole Yes
Baltimore Oriole Yes
Black-backed Oriole -
Scott's Oriole -
Red-winged Blackbird B
Shiny Cowbird -
Brown-headed Cowbird B
Rusty Blackbird Yes
Brewer's Blackbird Yes
Common Grackle B
Ovenbird Yes
Worm-eating Warbler B
Louisiana Waterthrush Yes
Northern Waterthrush Yes
Golden-winged Warbler Yes
Blue-winged Warbler B
Black-and-white Warbler Yes
Prothonotary Warbler Yes
Swainson's Warbler Yes
Tennessee Warbler Yes
Orange-crowned Warbler Yes
Nashville Warbler Yes
Connecticut Warbler Yes
MacGillivray's Warbler -
Mourning Warbler Yes
Kentucky Warbler B
Common Yellowthroat Yes
Hooded Warbler Yes
American Redstart B
Kirtland's Warbler Yes
Cape May Warbler Yes
Cerulean Warbler B
Northern Parula B
Magnolia Warbler Yes
Bay-breasted Warbler Yes
Blackburnian Warbler Yes
Yellow Warbler B
Chestnut-sided Warbler Yes
Blackpoll Warbler Yes
Black-throated Blue Warbler Yes
Palm Warbler Yes
Pine Warbler Yes
Yellow-rumped Warbler Yes
Yellow-throated Warbler Yes
Prairie Warbler Yes
Black-throated Gray Warbler -
Townsend's Warbler -
Black-throated Green Warbler Yes
Canada Warbler Yes
Wilson's Warbler Yes
Summer Tanager Yes
Scarlet Tanager B
Western Tanager Yes
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak B
Black-headed Grosbeak Yes
Blue Grosbeak Yes
Lazuli Bunting -
Indigo Bunting Yes
Varied Bunting Yes
Painted Bunting Yes
Dickcissel Yes
Green-winged Teal x Common Teal -
Myiarchus sp. -
Yellow-rumped 'Audubon's' Warbler -
Dark-eyed 'White-winged'Junco -
Brewster's Warbler Yes
Waterthrush sp. -
Palm Warbler 'Yellow Race' -
Savannah "Ipswich" Sparrow -
Eider sp. -
Streptopelia sp. -
Iceland "Thayer's" Gull Yes
Broad-winged Hawk (dark morph) -
White Pelican sp. -
Red-tailed Hawk (Western dark form) -
Eurasian X American Wigeon -
Empidonax sp. -
Sphyrapicus sp. -
Canada (Richardson's) Goose -
Yellowlegs sp. -
Ring-billed x Franklin's Gull -
Nelson's 'Atlantic' Sparrow -
Chen sp. Yes
Frigatebird sp. -
American/Pacific Golden-Plover -
Common Goldeneye x Hooded Merganser -
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird -
Red-tailed 'Harlan's' Hawk -
Great White Heron -
Tyrranus sp. -
Dark-eyed 'Cassiar' Junco Yes
King/Clapper Rail -
Sandhill 'Lesser' Crane -
Black-throated Green X Cape May Warbler Yes
Lawrence's Warbler Yes
Green-winged 'Common' Teal -
Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) Yes
Dark-eyed 'Oregon' Junco Yes
Herring 'Vega' Gull -
Sharp-tailed Sparrow -
Blue-winged Teal X Northern Shoveler -
Black-headed x Ring-billed Gull -
Lesser Black-backed X Herring Gull -
Oceanodroma sp. -
Iceland/Thayer's Gull -
Dark-eyed 'Pink-sided' Junco -
Snow Goose x Ross's Goose -
Jaeger sp. Yes
Phalarope sp. -
Eastern x Western Kingbird -
Dowitcher sp. -
Sutton's Warbler -
Barrow's X Common Goldeneye -
Pelecanus sp. Yes
Plegadis sp. Yes
Gadwall x Mallard -
Glaucous Gull X Herring Gull (Nelson's Gull) -
White-crowned 'Gambel's' Sparrow Yes
Chestnut-sided X Black-throated Blue Warbler -
Bicknell's/Gray-cheeked Thrush -
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger -
Great Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull -
Redhead x Ring-necked Duck Yes
White-throated Sparrow X Dark-eyed Junco hybrid -
Snow Goose X Canada Goose -
Black Brant -
Selasphorus sp. -
Storm-Petrel sp. -