Birds of Washington, NH

Bird list from information collected by Elinor M. Johnson and others, and printed in Appendix C of Portrait of a hill town: a history of Washington, New Hampshire, 1876-1976, Washington History Committee, Washington, N.H. 1977.

The source of this page was excerpted from the USGS Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter; Gough, G.A., Sauer, J.R., Iliff, M. Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter. 1998. Version 97.1. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD.

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Loons Herons New World Vultures Geese & Ducks Eagles, Kites & Hawks Falcons Grouse Sandpipers Plovers Jaegers, Gulls & Terns Doves & Pigeons Cuckoos Owls Goatsuckers Swifts Hummingbirds Kingfishers Woodpeckers Flycatchers Shrikes Vireos Jays & Crows Swallows Chickadees & Titmice Nuthatches Creeper Wrens Kinglets Thrushes Mockingbirds & Thrashers Waxwings Olive Warbler Warblers Tanagers Towhees & Sparrows Grosbeaks & Buntings Blackbirds & Orioles Finches

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Order Gaviiformes: LOONS
Family Gaviidae: Loons
Family Ardeidae: Herons
Family Cathartidae: New World Vultures
Order Anseriformes: SWANS, GEESE & DUCKS
Family Anatidae: Geese & Ducks
Order Falconiformes: EAGLES, KITES, FALCONS & HAWKS
Family Accipitridae: Eagles, Kites & Hawks
Family Falconidae: Falcons
Order Galliformes: GROUSE, TURKEY & QUAIL
Family Phasianidae: Grouse
Order Gruiformes: RAILS, LIMPKIN & CRANES
Family Scolopacidae: Sandpipers
Order Charadriiformes: SHOREBIRDS
Family Charadriidae: Plovers
Family Laridae: Jaegers, Gulls & Terns
Order Columbiformes: DOVES
Family Columbidae: Doves & Pigeons
Order Cuculiformes: CUCKOOS, ROADRUNNER & ANIS
Family Cuculidae: Cuckoos
Order Strigiformes: OWLS
Family Strigidae: Owls
Order Caprimulgiformes: GOATSUCKERS
Family Caprimulgidae: Goatsuckers
Order Apodiformes: SWIFTS & HUMMINGBIRDS
Family Apodidae: Swifts
Family Trochilidae: Hummingbirds
Order Coraciiformes: KINGFISHERS
Family Alcedinidae: Kingfishers
Order Piciformes: WOODPECKERS
Family Picidae: Woodpeckers
Order Passeriformes: PERCHING BIRDS
Family Tyrannidae: Flycatchers
Family Laniidae: Shrikes
Family Vireonidae: Vireos
Family Corvidae: Jays & Crows
Family Hirundinidae: Swallows
Family Paridae: Chickadees & Titmice
Family Sittidae: Nuthatches
Family Certhiidae: Creeper
Family Troglodytidae: Wrens
Family Regulidae: Kinglets
Family Turdidae: Thrushes
Family Mimidae: Mockingbirds & Thrashers
Family Bombycillidae: Waxwings
Family Peucedramidae: Olive Warbler
Family Parulidae: Warblers
Family Thraupidae: Tanagers
Family Emberizidae: Towhees & Sparrows
Family Cardinalidae: Grosbeaks & Buntings
Family Icteridae: Blackbirds & Orioles
Family Fringillidae: Finches

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