Bird List for the Nanoose Area

Created and maintained by Hans Laue

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Families

Common Name Scientific Name Common Name Scientific Name

Ducks, Geese, Swans Anatidae
Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys Phasianidae
New World Quails Odontophoridae
Loons Gaviidae
Grebes Podicipedidae
Boobies, Gannets Sulidae
Cormorants Phalacrocoradidae
Herons, Bitterns Ardeidae
New World Vultures Cathartidae
Hawks, Kites, Eagles Accipitridae
Caracaras, Falcons Falconidae
Rails, Gallinules, Coots Rallidae
Cranes Gruidae
Lapwings, Plovers Charadriidae
Oystercatchers Haematopodidae
Stilts, Avocets Recurvirostridae
Sandpipers, Phalaropes Scolopacidae
Skuas, Gulls, Terns, Skimmers Laridae
Auks, Murres, Puffins Alcidae
Pigeons, Doves Columbidae
Owls Tytonidae, Strigidae
Nighthawks, Nightjars Caprimulgidae
Swifts Apodidae
Hummingbirds Trochilidae
Kingfishers Alcedinidae
Woodpeckers Picidae
Tyrant Flycatchers Tyrannidae
Shrikes Laniidae
Vireos Vireonidae
Crows, Jays Corvidae
Swallows Hurundinidae
Chickadees, Titmice Paridae
Bushtits Aegithalidae
Creepers Certhiidae
Nuthatches Sittidae
Wrens Troglodytidae
Dippers Cinclidae
Kinglets Regulidae
Thrushes Turdidae
Starlings Sturnidae
Wagtails, Pipits Motacillidae
Waxwings Bombycillidae
Wood-Warblers Parulidae
Tanagers Thraupidae
Emberizids Emberizidae
Cardinals Cardinalidae
Blackbirds Icteridae
Finches Fringillidae
Old World Sparrows Passeridae

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Species, grouped within families

Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ducks, Geese, Swans Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons NG68, SW67 ?
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens NG70, SW69
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii NG72, SW70 ?
Canada Goose Branta canadensis NG72, SW70 ?
Brant Branta bernicla NG72, SW71 ?
Mute Swan Cygnus olor NG66, SW66 ?
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator NG66, SW67 ?
Wood Duck Aix sponsa NG74, SW74 ?
Gadwall Anas strepera NG78, SW76 ?
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope NG80, SW77 ?
American Wigeon Anas americana NG80, SW77 ?
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos NG76, SW75 ?
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera NG82, SW79 ?
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata NG82, SW78 ?
Northern Pintail Anas acuta NG80, SW76 ?
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca NG78, SW80 ?
Canvasback Aythya valisineria NG84, SW84
Redhead Aythya americana NG84, SW84 ?
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris NG86, SW82 ?
Greater Scaup Aythya marila NG86, SW83 ?
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis NG86, SW82 ?
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus NG90, SW85 ?
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata NG90, SW88 ?
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca NG90, SW89 ?
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra NG90, SW89 ?
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis NG92, SW85 ?
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola NG92, SW91 ?
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula NG92, SW90 ?
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica NG92, SW91 ?
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus NG94, SW93 ?
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator NG94, SW92 ?
Common Merganser Mergus merganser NG94, SW92 ?
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis NG96, SW93 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus NG132, SW120 ?
Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus NG134, SW123 ?
Sooty Grouse Dendragapus fuliginosus NG134, SW127 ?
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo NG132, SW130

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
New World Quail California Quail Callipepla californica NG140, SW133 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Loons Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata NG20, SW26 ?
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica NG22, SW28 ?
Common Loon Gavia immer NG22, SW28 ?
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii NG22, SW28 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Grebes Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps NG24, SW31 ?
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus NG24, SW30 ?
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis NG24, SW30 ?
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena NG26, SW31 ?
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis NG26, SW32 ?
Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii NG26, SW32

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Boobies, Gannets Masked Booby Sula dactylatra NG48, SW49 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cormorants Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus NG54, SW51 ?
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus NG54, SW53 ?
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus NG26, SW52 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Herons, Bitterns American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus NG56, SW55
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias NG62, SW56 ?
Great Egret Ardea alba NG60, SW57
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis NG60, SW59
Green Heron Butorides virescens NG58, SW59

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
New World Vultures Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura NG102, SW96 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Hawks, Kites, Eagles Osprey Pandion haliaetus NG102, SW111 ?
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus NG106, SW98 ?
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos NG108, SW112
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus NG108, SW113 ?
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus NG110, SW100 ?
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii NG110, SW100 ?
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis NG116, SW106 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Caracaras, Falcons American Kestrel Falco sparverius NG122, SW115 ?
Merlin Falco columbarius NG122, SW116 ?
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus NG124, SW117 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Rails, Gallinules, Coots Virginia Rail Rallus limicola NG146, SW135 ?
Sora Porzana carolina NG146, SW136
American Coot Fulica americana NG148, SW139 ?

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Cranes Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis NG150, SW140 ?

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Lapwings, Plovers Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola NG152, SW142 ?
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica NG152, SW143 ?
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva NG152, SW143 ?
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus NG154, SW144 ?
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus NG156, SW146 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Oystercatchers Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani NG158, SW148 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Stilts, Avocets American Avocet Recurvirostra americana NG158, SW149

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Sandpipers, Phalaropes Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca NG160, SW152 ?
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes NG160, SW153 ?
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus NG162, SW160
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia NG164, SW154 ?
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria NG164, SW154 ?
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus NG166, SW156 ?
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica NG168, SW158 ?
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres NG170, SW161
Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala NG170, SW161 ?
Surfbird Aphriza virgata NG170, SW160 ?
Sanderling Calidris alba NG172, SW163 ?
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla NG174, SW166 ?
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri NG174, SW166 ?
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla NG174, SW167 ?
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii NG174, SW165 ?
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos NG178, SW168
Rock Sandpiper Calidris ptilocnemis NG170, SW162 ?
Dunlin Calidris alpina NG172, SW164 ?
Stilt Sandpiper Micropalama himantopus NG182, SW170
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus NG180, SW171 ?
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus NG180, SW170 ?
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata NG182, SW172 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Skuas, Gulls, Terns, Skimmers Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus NG192, SW178
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus NG192, SW179
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia NG196, SW182 ?
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan NG194, SW184 ?
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni NG194, SW198
Mew Gull Larus canus NG198, SW186 ?
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis NG198, SW187 ?
California Gull Larus californicus NG200, SW188 ?
Herring Gull Larus argentatus NG202, SW189 ?
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri NG204, SW190 ?
Western Gull Larus occidentalis NG206, SW194 ?
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens NG206, SW193 ?
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus NG204, SW192 ?
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus NG208, SW196 ?
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia NG214, SW202 ?
Common Tern Sterna hirundo NG218, SW204

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Auks, Murres, Puffins Common Murre Uria aalge NG224, SW208 ?
Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba NG226, SW210 ?
Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus NG226, SW211 ?
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus NG228, SW212 ?
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata NG232, SW216 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Pigeons, Doves Band-tailed Pigeon Columba fasciata NG234, SW220 ?
Rock Pigeon Columba livia NG234, SW219 ?
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura NG236, SW221 ?
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto NG236, SW222 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Owls Barn Owl Tyto alba NG248, SW234
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus NG248, SW239 ?
Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca NG250, SW240 ?
Western Screech-Owl Otus kennicottii NG252, SW237 ?
Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma NG254, SW242 ?
Barred Owl Strix varia NG250, SW241 ?
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus NG248, SW235
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus NG256, SW244 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Nighthawks, Nightjars Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor NG258, SW246 ?

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Swifts Black Swift Cypseloides niger NG262, SW252 ?
Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi NG262, SW253

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Hummingbirds Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna NG268, SW260 ?
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus NG270, SW262 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Kingfishers Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon NG272, SW251 ?

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Woodpeckers Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber NG278, SW274 ?
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens NG282, SW268 ?
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus NG282, SW269 ?
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus NG276, SW264 ?
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus NG284, SW273 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Tyrant Flycatchers Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi NG286, SW279 ?
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii NG288, SW281 ?
Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii NG290, SW283 ?
Pacific-slope Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis NG292, SW284 ?
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis NG298, SW292 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Shrikes Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor NG304, SW295 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Vireos Cassin's Vireo Vireo huttoni NG308, SW298 ?
Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni NG308, SW297 ?
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus NG310, SW300 ?
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus NG310, SW301

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Crows, Jays Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri NG312, SW303 ?
Northwestern Crow Corvus caurinus NG318, SW308 ?
Common Raven Corvus corax NG318, SW309 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Swallows Purple Martin Progne subis NG322, SW316 ?
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor NG322, SW312 ?
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina NG322, SW312 ?
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis NG324, SW313 ?
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica NG324, SW314 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Chickadees, Titmice Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens NG330, SW321 ?

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Bushtits Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus NG330, SW323 ?

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Creepers Brown Creeper Certhia americana NG332, SW326 ?

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Nuthatches Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis NG322, SW325 ?

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Wrens Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii NG334, SW329 ?
Pacific Wren Troglodytes pacificus NG334, SW331 ?
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris NG336, SW328 ?

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Dippers American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus NG336, SW335 ?

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Kinglets Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa NG338, SW336 ?
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula NG338, SW336 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Thrushes Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana NG346, SW343
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currocoides NG346, SW342 ?
Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi NG346, SW344 ?
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus NG348, SW348 ?
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus NG348, SW349 ?
American Robin Turdus migratorius NG352, SW360 ?
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius NG350, SW344 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Starlings European Starling Sturnus vulgaris NG358, SW362 ?

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Wagtails, Pipits American Pipit Anthus rubescens NG362, SW358 ?

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Waxwings Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum NG364, SW361 ?

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Wood-Warblers Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata NG368, SW367 ?
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia NG382, SW371 ?
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata NG372, SW376 ?
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens NG374, SW373 ?
Black-throated Gray Warbler Dendroica nigrescens NG376, SW375 ?
Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi NG376, SW374 ?
MacGillivray's Warbler Oporornis tolmiei NG382, SW385 ?
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas NG388, SW386 ?
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla NG384, SW387 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Tanagers Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana NG392, SW393 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Emberizids Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus NG398, SW406 ?
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina NG404, SW412 ?
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis NG412, SW417 ?
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca NG412, SW420 ?
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia NG414, SW422 ?
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii NG414, SW423 ?
Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla NG416, SW427 ?
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis NG416, SW429 ?
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys NG416, SW428 ?
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla NG416, SW429 ?
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis NG418, SW426 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cardinals Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus NG428, SW400 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Blackbirds Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus NG436, SW440 ?
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta NG434, SW438
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus NG436, SW441 ?
Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus NG440, SW442 ?
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater NG440, SW444 ?
Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii NG442, SW436 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Finches Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus NG448, SW451 ?
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus NG448, SW450 ?
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra NG450, SW448 ?
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator NG450, SW455 ?
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea NG454, SW454 ?
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus NG452, SW453 ?
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis NG452, SW453 ?
Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus NG454, SW449 ?

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Family Common Name Scientific Name References Image Voice J F M A M J J A S O N D
Old World Sparrows House Sparrow Passer domesticus NG456, SW456 ?

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217 species on the Bird List

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