Birds of Caddo Lake

Field Checklist

Page 1 of 2:  Geese & Ducks through Flycatchers


Legend

A - Abundant - Should see, numerous, easily observed or heard.

C - Common - Should see or hear in suitable habitat.

U - Uncommon - Present, but easily overlooked because of specific habitat, secretive habits or low numbers.

O - Occasional - Seen infrequently during a season.

R - Rare - Seen infrequently annually, or seldom seen, except by chance or special search; few records.

I - Irregular - Not expected annually, sporadic appearances and variable populations.

Cas - Casual - Out of normal range, very seldom seen over several years, but can be expected again.

Acc - Accidental - Out of normal range, very few records, not expected to be seen again.

T - Transient - Occurs in variable numbers; passing through, usually flying overhead.

M - Migratory

P - Permanent Resident

 

Species

Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter

Status

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck I I . . M

Greater White-fronted Goose

R/T

.

R/T

.

M

Snow Goose

. .

O/T

O/T

M

Ross's Goose

. . .

I/T

M

Canada Goose

. .

O/T

.

M

Wood Duck

C

U

C

C

P

Gadwall

U

.

U

U

M

American Wigeon

U

.

U

U

M

Mallard

C

U

C

C

P/M

Mottled Duck

. . .

Cas

M

Blue-winged Teal

U

.

U

R/I

M

Northern Shoveler

O

.

O

U

M

Northern Pintail . . R/I R/I M

Green-winged Teal

U

.

U

U

M

Canvasback

O

.

O

U

M

Redhead

. .

R

O

M

Ring-necked Duck

U

.

U

C

M

Greater Scaup

I

.

I

I

M

Lesser Scaup

U

 Cas

U

C

M

Bufflehead

R/I

.

R/I

U

M

Common Goldeneye

. . .

R/I

M

Hooded Merganser

. .

R

O

M

Red-breasted Merganser

. . .

Cas

M

Ruddy Duck

U

.

U

U

M

Wild Turkey

O

O

R R

P

Northern Bobwhite

U

O

O

O

P

Common Loon

.

.

I

R

M

Pied-billed Grebe

U

R

U

C

M

Horned Grebe

.

. .

R

M

Eared Grebe

. . .

R

M

American White Pelican

R/I 

.

R/I

O

M

Neotropic Cormorant

Cas

. . Cas

M

Double-crested Cormorant

U

.

C

A

M

Anhinga

U

C

U

.

M

American Bittern . . I . M

Great Blue Heron

C

C

C

C

P/M

Great Egret

C

C

C

U

P/M

Snowy Egret

U

U

U

.

M

Little Blue Heron

U

C

U

.

M

Tricolored Heron

Cas

Cas

R

.

M

Cattle Egret

C

A

C

I

M

Green Heron

U

C

U

.

M

Black-crowned Night-Heron

U

U

Cas

Cas

M

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

U

C

U

Cas

M

White Ibis

.

U

U

Cas

M

White-faced Ibis . . I . M
Roseate Spoonbill . R/I R/I . M

Wood Stork

Cas

U

U

.

M

Black Vulture

C

C

C

C

P

Turkey Vulture

C

C

C

C

P

Osprey

O

.

U

O

M

Mississippi Kite

U

U

O

.

M

Bald Eagle

R

.

R

U

M

Northern Harrier

R

.

U

U

M

Sharp-shinned Hawk

O

.

U

U

M

Cooper's Hawk

O

O

U

U

P/M

Red-shouldered Hawk

C

C

C

C

P

Broad-winged Hawk

C/T

I

C/T

.

M

Swainson's Hawk R/T . R/T . M

Red-tailed Hawk

C

U

C

C

P

Ferruginous Hawk

.

.

Acc/T

.

M

Golden Eagle . . .

Cas/T

M

American Kestrel

O

.

U

C

M

Merlin

.

.

R/I/T

.

M

Peregrine Falcon . . R/I/T R/I/T M
Prairie Falcon . . Cas/T . M

King Rail

. .

R/I

.

M

Virginia Rail

. .

R/I

R/I

M

Sora

R/I

.

R/I

R/I

M

Purple Gallinule

R/I

R/I

. .

M

Common Moorhen

R/I

R/I

R/I

.

M

American Coot

C

.

C

A

M

Black-bellied Plover

. .

R/I

.

M

Killdeer

U

U

U

C

P/M

American Avocet

.

.

R/I .

M

Spotted Sandpiper

U

O

U

O

M

Solitary Sandpiper

R/I

.

R/I

.

M

Greater Yellowlegs

R/I

. R/I .

M

Willet

R/I

. . .

M

Lesser Yellowlegs

R/I

.

R/I

.

M

Semipalmated Sandpiper

. .

R/I

.

M

Western Sandpiper

. .

R/I

.

M

Least Sandpiper

. .

R/I

.

M

Pectoral Sandpiper

R/I

.

R/I

.

M

Long-billed Dowitcher

. .

R/I

.

M

Wilson's Snipe

O

.

U

U

M

American Woodcock

O

.

U

U

M

Franklin's Gull

. .

R

.

M

Bonaparte's Gull

. .

R

O

M

Ring-billed Gull

U

.

U

C

M

Herring Gull

. . .

R

M

Black Tern

R/I

. . .

M

Forster's Tern

. .

O

U

M

Rock PIgeon

U

U

U

U

P

Eurasian Collared-Dove . . . R/I

P(?)

Mourning Dove

C

C

C

C

P/M

Inca Dove

U

U

U

U

P

Common Ground-Dove

.

.

Cas

.

M

Black-billed Cuckoo

I

. . .

M

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

U

C

U

.

M

Greater Roadrunner

R

R

R

R

P

Barn Owl R R R R P

Eastern Screech-Owl

U

U

U

U

P

Great Horned Owl

U

U

U

U

P

Barred Owl

C

C

C

C

P

Common Nighthawk

U

R

.

M

Chuck-will's-widow

O

U

.

.

M

Whip-poor-will

R/I

.

.

.

M

Chimney Swift

U

U

U

.

M

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

U

U

U

.

M

Belted Kingfisher

U

U

U

U

P

Red-headed Woodpecker

U

U

U

U

P

Red-bellied Woodpecker

C

C

C

C

P

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

U

.

U

C

M

Downy Woodpecker

C

C

C

C

P

Hairy Woodpecker

O

O

U

U

P/M

Red-cockaded Woodpecker . . I . P/T

Hairy Woodpecker

O

O

U

U

P/M

Northern Flicker

U

 .

U

C

M

Pileated Woodpecker

C

C

C

C

P

Olive-sided Flycatcher

R

 .

R

.

M

Eastern Wood-Pewee

U

U

U

 .

M

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

R

 .

.

.

M

Acadian Flycatcher

U

U

U

 .

M

Willow Flycatcher

R

 .

R

.

M

Least Flycatcher

R

 .

R

.

M

Eastern Phoebe

U

U

U

C

P/M

Vermilion Flycatcher . . Cas . M

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Cas

 .

Cas

.

M

Great Crested Flycatcher

U

U

U

 .

M

Western Kingbird

Cas

 .

.

.

M

Eastern Kingbird

U

U

R

 .

M

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

U

U

U

 .

M

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