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Mount Rainier Nature
Bird Checklist for Mount Rainier National Park in Washington. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).
Name HC Sp Su Fa Wi N Vireos Name HC Sp Su Fa Wi N Accidentals Finches Mount Rainier National Park (recorded, but not regularly observed) Solitary Vireo F o o o x Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch SA uc c uc r x Pied-billed Grebe Wood Duck Warbling Vireo F uc uc uc x Pine Grosbeak F o o o x Blue-winged Teal Cinnamon Teal Purple Finch F r r r x American Wigeon Ring-necked Duck Cassin’s Finch FS o uc uc x White-winged Scoter Bufflehead Red Crossbill FS o o o r x Hooded Merganser Turkey Vulture White-winged Crossbill F r r r r Ferruginous Hawk California Quail Pine Siskin FS c c c uc x Virginia Rail Semipalmated Sandpiper Baird’s Sandpiper Common Snipe Wilson’s Phalarope Red-necked Phalarope Ring-billed Gull Caspian Tern Marbled Murrelet Mourning Dove Barn Owl Snowy Owl Long-eared Owl Boreal Owl Williamson’s Sapsucker Northern Rough-winged Swallow Black-billed Magpie Bushtit Warblers, Tanagers, Sparrows, & Blackbirds Orange-crowned Warbler F uc uc c r r x r Nashville Warbler F Yellow Warbler F uc o uc x Yellow-rumped Warbler FS c c c x Black-throated Gray Warbler F r r r Townsend’s Warbler FS c c c x Hermit Warbler F o o o x MacGillivray’s Warbler F uc uc uc x Common Yellow-throat F o o o x Wilson’s Warbler FS c c uc x Western Tanager F uc uc uc x White-breasted Nuthatch Pygmy Nuthatch Black-headed Grosbeak F r r r x Canyon Wren Northern Shrike Chipping Sparrow FS uc uc uc x Lazuli Bunting Spotted Towhee Savannah Sparrow FS r r x Vesper Sparrow Snow Bunting Fox Sparrow FS uc uc uc x Western Meadowlark Common Redpoll Song Sparrow FS uc uc uc r x Hutton’s vireo Lincoln’s Sparrow FS uc o uc x White-crowned Sparrow FS o o uc x Golden-crowned Sparrow FS o o uc Dark-eyed Junco FS a a a o x Red-winged Blackbird FL o o o x Brewer’s Blackbird FL r r Brown-headed Cowbird FS r r r American Goldfinch F o o r Evening Grosbeak FS o uc o r x Old World Sparrows House Sparrow (introduced) Notes F r r r x National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Bird Checklist Clark’s Nutcracker (HC) Habitat Codes F = forests S = subalpine forests/meadows A = alpine areas R = rivers L = lakes/marshes Abundance Abundance is based on the number of individuals of a species a competent observer might expect to find in a single day in suitable habitat. Sp = Spring Su = Summer Fa = Fall Wi = Winter a = abundant: easily observed in habitat c = common: high probability of observation uc = uncommon: probability of observation low o = occasional: seldom observed r = rare: zero to a low number observed annually Notes x (N) Nesting x = indicates species known or believed to nest in Mount Rainier National Park 1/18 The names and order of species follow the American Ornithologist’s Union Checklist (1983) and supplements through 1993. Please give a park ranger detailed descriptions of any observed species listed as occasional, rare, or not listed. Name HC Sp Su Fa Wi N L r r Grebes Western Grebe L r Sp Su Fa Wi N Blue Grouse S c c c White-tailed Ptarmigan A uc uc uc uc x Ruffed Grouse F c c c Killdeer L uc uc Canada Goose L r Green-winged Teal L Mallard L o Northern Pintail L r Harlequin Duck R r Barrow’s Goldeneye L Common Merganser L r o r r Solitary Sandpiper L r o Spotted Sandpiper L uc o California Gull x o x r o x x r r r r uc uc x LS r Pigeons Band-tailed Pigeon FL r r Bald Eagle S o o Northern Harrier S uc uc Sharp-shined Hawk S o o o Cooper’s hawk S o uc uc o Northern Goshawk S o o o Swainson’s Hawk S r uc Red-tailed Hawk S c c Rough-legged Hawk S Golden Eagle S o o x x o x F uc uc uc x American Kestrel S Merlin S Peregrine Falcon S Prairie Falcon S o r Sp Su Fa Wi N RL o uc o x Lewis’ Woodpecker F o o o Red-breasted Sapsucker FS uc uc uc uc x Downy Woodpecker F o o o r x Hairy Woodpecker FS c c c c x Three-toed Woodpecker F o o o o x Black-backed Woodpecker F r r r r Northern Flicker FS c c c o x Pileated Woodpecker F o o o o x o x x c x a a a x RL uc uc uc uc x FS c c c FS c c uc x Ruby-crowned Kinglet FS uc o c Western Bluebird S r r Mountain Bluebird S o uc o x Townsend’s Solitaire F o uc uc x Swainson’s Thrush F c c uc x Horned Lark S o o o x Swallows Tree Swallow F o o o x Violet-green Swallow FS c c c x Barn Swallow F c c c x Kinglets & Thrushes r x Hermit Thrush FS c c uc x American Robin FS c c c x Varied Thrush FS c c c o x S uc c c x FS uc uc uc x F r r r x Pipits Crows & Jays c a Winter Wren Golden-crowned Kinglet o x c FS Wrens x o FSA x r o Rufous Hummingbird c r o x c r FS r c FS Northern Saw-whet Owl r c Brown Creeper Dusky Flycatcher o x r F Creepers x o F x x o Calliope Hummingbird c r o o c r F o c r Barred Owl Hummingbirds c Red-breasted Nuthatch r r r FS Nuthatches r r r x r o o c FS o o c FS F x c Hammond’s Flycatcher Spotted Owl c c Willow Flycatcher uc uc x c FS American Dipper uc c Chestnut-backed Chickadee x uc F uc uc x o F Vaux’s Swift uc o Northern Pygmy-Owl o uc r Larks o FS FS uc uc x o Mountain Chickadee c Western Wood-Pewee uc F c Dippers uc Black Swift c x F uc c o Great Horned Owl uc F uc Pacific-slope Flycatcher o Black-capped Chickadee uc uc uc x F Sp Su Fa Wi N FS uc Nighthawks HC Olive-sided Flycatcher uc x Name Chickadees Woodpeckers F Swifts Falcons Belted Kingfisher Western Screech-Owl Common Nighthawk HC Flycatchers Owls Osprey uc c x Gulls o uc r L Eagles & Hawks uc L Greater Yellowlegs r c Sandpipers Waterfowl Name Kingfisher Plovers Herons Great Blue Heron HC Grouse Loons Common Loon Name Gray Jay FS a a a a x Steller’s Jay FS a a a a x Clark’s Nutcracker FS uc c c uc x American Crow F r r r Common Raven FSA c c c c x American Pipit Waxwings Cedar Waxwing Starlings European Starling (introduced)