PEI BIRD INDEX BY ENGLISH NAME

This INDEX of Birds for Prince Edward Island provides an alphabetical list of common English names, with a link to the full profile page of the species. (For a Taxonomic List of birds for Prince Edward Island, please click here.)

Cattle Egret close up - Whole Foods at Kailua - Oahu, HI - © Denise Motard
Cattle Egret close up – © Denise Motard

Alder flycatcher  (Empidonax alnorum)
American avocet  (Recurvirostra americana)
American bittern  (Botaurus lentiginosus)
American black duck  (Anas rubripes)
American coot  (Fulica americana)  
American crow  (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
American golden plover (Pluvialis dominica)
American goldfinch (Spinus tristis)
American kestrel  (Falco sparverius)
American oystercatcher  (Haematopus palliatus)
American pipit  (Anthus rubescens)
American redstart  (Setophaga ruticilla)
American robin  (Turdus migratorius)
American three-toed woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis)
American tree sparrow  (Spizelloides arborea)
American white ibis  (Eudocimus albus)
American white pelican  (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American  wigeon   (Mareca americana)
American woodcock  (Scolopax minor)
Arctic tern  (Sterna paradisaea)
Atlantic puffin  (Fratercula arctica)
Avocet (see American avocet)
Baird’s sandpiper  (Calidris bairdii)
Bald eagle  (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Baltimore oriole  (Icterus galbula)
Bank swallow  (Riparia riparia)
Barn owl  (Tyto alba)
Barn swallow  (Hirundo rustica)
Barnacle goose  (Branta leucopsis)
Barred owl  (Strix varia)
Barrow’s goldeneye  (Bucephala islandica)
Bay-breasted warbler  (Setophaga castanea)
Belted kingfisher  (Megaceryle alcyon)
Bicknell’s Thrush  (Catharus bicknelli)
Bittern (see American bittern; Least bittern)
Black and white warbler  (Mniotilta varia)
Black duck (see American black duck)
Black guillemot  (Cepphus grylle)
Black oystercatcher  (Haematopus bachmani)
Black or American scoter  (Melanitta americana)
Black skimmer  (Rynchops niger)
Black tern  (Chlidonias niger)
Black vulture  (Coragyps atratus)
Black-backed woodpecker  (Picoides arcticus)
Black-bellied plover  (Pluvialis squatarola)
Black-billed cuckoo  (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)
Black-capped chickadee  (Poecile atricapillus)
Black-crowned night heron  (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Black-headed grosbeak  (Pheucticus melanocephalus)
Black-headed gull  (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Black-legged kittiwake  (Rissa tridactyla)
Black-necked stilt  (Himantopus mexicanus)
Black-tailed godwit  (Limosa limosa)
Black-throated blue warbler  (Setophaga caerulescens)
Black-throated gray warbler  (Setophaga nigrescens)
Black-throated green warbler  (Setophaga virens)
Blackbird (see Brewer’s blackbird; Red-winged blackbird; Rusty blackbird; Yellow-headed Blackbird)
Blackburnian warbler  (Setophaga fusca)
Blackpoll warbler  (Setophaga striata)
Blue grosbeak  (Passerina caerulea)
Blue jay  (Cyanocitta cristata)
Blue-gray gnatcatcher  (Polioptila caerulea)
Blue-headed vireo  (Vireo solitarius)
Blue-winged teal  (Anas discors)
Blue-winged warbler  (Vermivora cyanoptera)
Bluebird (see Eastern bluebird)
Bobolink  (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)
Bohemian waxwing  (Bombycilla garrulus)
Bonaparte’s gull  (Chroicocephalus philadelphia)
Booby (see Brown booby)
Boreal chickadee  (Poecile hudsonicus)
Boreal owl  (Aegolius funereus)
Brant  (Branta bernicla)
Brewer’s blackbird  (Euphagus cyanocephalus)
Broad-winged Hawk  (Buteo platypterus)
Brown booby  (Sula Leucogaster)
Brown creeper  (Certhia americana)
Brown pelican  (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Brown trasher  (Toxostoma rufum)
Brown-headed cowbird  (Molothrus ater)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper  (Calidris subruficollis)
Bufflehead  (Bucephala albeola)
Bullock’s oriole  (Icterus bullockii)
Bunting (see Indigo bunting; Painted Bunting; Snow bunting)
Cackling goose  (Branta hutchinsii)
Canada goose  (Branta canadensis)
Canada warbler  (Cardellina canadensis)
Canvasback  (Aythia valisineria)
Cape May warbler  (Setophaga tigrina)
Cardinal (see Northern Cardinal)
Carolina wren  (Thryotorus ludovicianus)
Caspian tern  (Hydroprogne caspia)
Catbird (see Grey catbird)
Cattle egret  (Bubulcus ibis)
Cave swallow  (Petrochelidon fulva)
Cedar waxwing  (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Chat (see Yellow-breasted chat)
Chestnut-sided warbler  (Setophaga pensylvanica)
Chickadee (see Black-capped chickadee; Boreal chickadee)
Chimney swift  (Chaetura pelagica)
Chipping sparrow  (Spizella passerina)
Clay-colored sparrow  (Spizella pallida)
Cliff swallow  (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)
Common eider  (Somateria mollissima)
Common gallinule  (Gallinula galeata)
Common goldeneye  (Bucephala clangula)
Common grackle  (Quiscalus quiscula)
Common loon  (Gavia immer)
Common merganser  (Mergus merganser)
Common murre  (Uria aalge)
Common nighthawk  (Corvus corax)
Common raven  (Corvus corax)
Common redpoll  (Acanthis flammea)
Common ringed plover  (Charadrius hiaticula)
Common tern (Sterna hirundo)
Common yellowthroat  (Geothlypis trichas)
Cooper’s Hawk  (Accipiter cooperii)
Coot (see American coot)
Cormorant (see Double-crested cormorant; Great cormorant)
Cowbird (see Brown-headed cowbird)
Creeper (see Brown creeper)
Crossbill (see Red crossbill; White-winged crossbill)
Crow (see American crow)
Cuckoo (see Black-billed cuckoo; Yellow-billed cuckoo)
Curlew (see Long-billed curlew)
Curlew sandpiper  (Calidris ferruginea)
Dark-eyed junco  (Junco hyemalis)
Dickcissel  (Spiza americana)  
Double-crested cormorant  (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Dove (see Eurasian collared dove; Mourning dove; White-winged dove)
Dovekie  (Alle alle)  
Dowitcher (see Long-billed dowitcher; Short-billed dowitcher)
Downy woodpecker  (Dryobates pubescens)
Duck (see American black duck; American wigeon; Barrow’s goldeneye; Black scoter; Bufflehead; Common eider; Common goldeneye; Common merganser; Fulvous whistling duck; Gadwall; Greater scaup; Blue-winged Teal; Green-winged teal; Harlequin duck; Hooded merganser; Lesser scaup; Long-tailed duck; Mallard; Northern Pintail; Northern shoveler; Red-breasted merganser; Redhead; Ring-necked duck; Ruddy duck; Surf scoter; Tufted duck; White-winged scoter; Wood duck)
Dunlin  (Calidris alpina)
Eagle (see Bald eagle; Golden eagle)
Eared grebe  (Podiceps nigricollis)
Eastern bluebird  (Sialia sialis)
Eastern kingbird  (Tyrannus tyrannus)
Eastern meadowlark  (Sturnella magna)
Eastern phoebe  (Sayornis phoebe)
Eastern screech owl  (Megascops asio)
Eastern towhee  (Pipilo erythrophtalmus)  
Eastern whip-poor-will  (Antrostomus vociferus)
Eastern wood pewee  (Contopus virens)
Egret (see Cattle egret; Great egret; Snowy egret)
Eider (see Common eider; King eider)
Eurasian collared dove  (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eurasian wigeon  (Mareca penelope)
European goldfinch  (Carduelis carduelis)
European starling  (Sturnus vulgaris)
Evening grosbeak  (Coccothraustes vespertinus)
Falcon (see Gyrfalcon; Peregrine falcon)
Field sparrow  (Spizella pusilla)
Fieldfare   (Turdus pilaris)
Finch (see House finch; Purple finch)
Fork-tailed flycatcher  (Tyrannus savana)
Fox sparrow  (Passerella iliaca)
Flycatcher (see Alder flycatcher; Fork-tailed flycatcher; Great crested flycatcher; Least flycatcher; Olive-sided flycatcher; Scissor-tailed flycatcher; Willow flycatcher; Yellow-bellied flycatcher)
Fulmar (see Northern fulmar)
Fulvous whistling duck  (Dendrocygna bicolor)
Gadwall  (Anas strepera)
Gallinule (see Common gallinule; Purple gallinule)
Gannet (see Northern gannet)
Garganey  (Spatula querquedula)
Glaucous gull  (Larus hyperboreus)
Glossy ibis  (Plegadis falcinellus)
Gnatcatcher (see Blue-gray gnatcatcher)
Godwit (see Black-tailed godwit; Hudsonian godwit; Marbled godwit)
Golden eagle  (Aquila chrysaetos)
Golden-crowned kinglet  (Regulus satrapa)
Goldeneye (see Barrow’s goldeneye; Common goldeneye)
Goldfinch (see American Goldfinch; European goldfinch)
Goose (see Barnacle Goose; Cackling goose; Canada goose; Greater white-fronted goose; Pink-footed goose; Ross’s goose; Snow goose)
Goshawk (see Northern goshawk)
Grackle (see Common Grackle)
Grasshopper sparrow  (Ammodramus savannarum)
Great black-backed gull  (Larus marinus)
Great blue heron   (Ardea herodias)
Great cormorant  (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Great crested flycatcher  (Myiarchus crinitus)
Great egret  (Ardea alba)
Great grey owl  (Strix nebulosa)
Great horned owl  (Bubo virginianus)
Great shearwater  (Ardenna gravis)
Great skua  (Stercorarius skua)
Greater scaup  (Aythya marila)
Greater white-fronted goose  (Anser albifrons)
Greater yellowlegs  (Tringa melanoleuca)
Grebe (see Eared Grebe; Horned grebe; Pied-billed grebe; Red-necked grebe)
Green Heron  (Butorides virescens)
Green-winged teal  (Anas carolinensis)
Grey catbird  (Dumetella carolinensis)
Grey jay  (Perisoreus canadensis)
Grey partridge  (Perdix perdix)
Grey-cheeked thrush  (Catharus minimus)
Grosbeak (see Black-headed grosbeak; Blue grosbeak; Evening grosbeak; Pine grosbeak; Rose-breasted grosbeak)
Grouse (see Ruffed grouse; Sharp-tailed grouse)
Guillemot (see Black guillemot)
Gull (see Black-headed gull; Bonaparte’s gull; Glaucous gull; Great black-backed gull; Herring gull; Iceland gull; Ivory gull; Laughing gull; Lesser black-backed gull; Little gull; Mew gull; Ring-billed gull; Sabine’s gull)
Gyrfalcon  (Falco rusticolus)
Hairy woodpecker  (Leuconotopicus villosus)
Harlequin duck  (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Harrier (see Northern harrier)
Harris’s sparrow  (Zonotrichia querula)
Hawk (see Broad-winged Hawk; Cooper’s Hawk; Northern goshawk; Red-shouldered hawk; Red-tailed hawk; Rough-legged hawk; Sharp-shinned hawk; Swainson’s hawk)
Hawk Owl (see Northern hawk owl)
Henslow’s sparrow  (Ammodramus henslowii)
Hermit thrush  (Cattarus guttatus)
Heron (see Black-crowned night heron; Great blue heron; Green Heron; Little blue heron; Tricolored heron; Yellow-crowned night heron)
Herring gull  (Larus smithsonianus)
Hoary redpoll  (Acanthis hornemanni)
Hooded merganser  (Lophodytes cucullatus)
Hooded warbler  (Setophaga citrina)
Horned grebe  (Podiceps auritus)
Horned lark  (Eremophila alpestris)
House finch  (Haemorhous mexicanus)
House sparrow  (Passer domesticus)
House wren  (Troglodytes aedon)
Hudsonian godwit  (Limosa haemastica)
Hummingbird (see Ruby-throated hummingbird)
Ibis (see Glossy ibis; American white ibis)
Iceland gull  (Larus glaucoides)
Indigo bunting  (Passerina cyanea)
Ivory gull  (Pagophila eburnea)
Jay (see Blue jay; Grey jay)
Jaeger (see Long-tailed jaeger; Parasitic jaeger; Pomarine Jaeger)
Junco (see Dark-eyed junco)
Kestrel (see American kestrel)
Killdeer  (Charadrius vociferus)
King eider  (Somateria spectabilis)
King rail  (Rallus elegans)
Kingbird (see Eastern kingbird; Western kingbird)
Kingfisher (see Belted kingfisher)
Kinglet (see Golden-crowned kinglet; Ruby-crowned kinglet)
Kittiwake (see Black-legged kittiwake)
Knot (see Red knot)
Lapland longspur  (Calcarius lapponicus)
Lapwing (see Northern lapwing)
Lark (see Horned lark)
Lark sparrow  (Chondestes grammacus)
Laughing gull  (Leucophaeus atricilla)
Leach’s storm petrel  (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)
Least bittern  (Ixobrychus exilis)
Least flycatcher (Empidonax minimus)
Least sandpiper  (Calidris minutilla)
Lesser black-backed gull  (Larus fuscus)
Lesser scaup  (Aythya affinis)
Lesser yellowlegs  (Tringa flavipes)
Lincoln’s sparrow  (Melospiza lincolnii)
Little blue heron  (Egretta caerulea)
Little gull  (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Little stint  (Calidris minuta)
Loggerhead shrike  (Lanius ludovicianus)
Long-billed curlew  (Numenius americanus)
Long-billed dowitcher  (Limnodromus scolopaceus)
Long-eared owl  (Asio otus)
Long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis)
Long-tailed jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)
Longspur (see Lapland Longspur)
Loon (see Common loon; Pacific loon; Red-throated loon)
Magnolia warbler  (Setophaga magnolia)
Mallard  (Anas platyrhynchos)
Marbled godwit  (Limosa fedoa)
Marsh wren  (Cistothorus palustris)
Martin (see Purple martin)
Meadowlark (see Eastern meadowlark)
Merganser (see Common merganser; Hooded merganser; Red-breasted merganser)
Merlin  (Falco columbarius)
Mew gull  (Larus canus)
Mockingbird (see Northern mockingbird)
Mourning dove  (Zenaida macroura)
Mourning warbler  (Geothlypis philadelphia)
Murre (see Common murre; Thick-billed murre)
Nashville warbler  (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)
Nelson’s sparrow  (Ammodramus nelsoni)
Nighthawk (see Common nighthawk)
Northern cardinal  (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Northern flicker  (Colaptes auratus)
Northern fulmar  (Fulmarus glacialis)
Northern gannet  (Morus bassanus)
Northern goshawk  (Accipiter gentilis)
Northern harrier  (Circus hudsonius)
Northern hawk owl  (Surnia ulula
Northern lapwing  (Vanellus vanellus)
Northern mockingbird  (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern parula  (Setophaga americana)
Northern pintail  (Anas acuta)
Northern rough-winged swallow  (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)
Northern saw-whet owl  (Aegolius acadicus)
Northern shoveler  (Anas clypeata)
Northern shrike  (Lanius borealis)
Northern waterthrush  (Parkesia noveboracensis)
Northern wheatear  (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Nuthatch (see Red-breasted nuthatch; White-breasted nuthatch)
Olive-sided Flycatcher  (Contopus cooperi)
Orange-crowned warbler  (Oreothlypis celata)
Orchard oriole  (Icterus spurius)
Oriole (see Baltimore oriole; Bullock’s oriole; Orchard oriole)
Osprey  (Pandion haliaetus)
Ovenbird  (Seiurus aurocapilla)
Owl (see Barn owl; Barred owl; Boreal owl; Eastern screech owl; Great grey owl; Great horned owl; Long-eared Owl; Northern saw-whet owl; Short-eared owl; Snowy owl)
Oystercatcher (see American oystercatcher; Black oystercatcher)
Pacific loon  (Gavia pacifica)
Painted bunting  (Passerina ciris)
Palm warbler (Setophaga palmarum)
Parasitic jaeger  (Stercorarius parasiticus)
Partridge (see Grey partridge)
Parula (see Northern parula)
Pectoral sandpiper  (Calidros melatonos)
Pelican (see American white pelican; Brown pelican)
Peregrine falcon  (Falco peregrinus)
Petrel (see Leach’s storm petrel; Wilson’s storm petrel)
Phalarope (see Red Phalarope; Red-necked phalarope; Wilson’s phalarope)
Pheasant (see Ring-necked pheasant)
Philadelphia vireo  (Vireo philadelphicus)
Phoebe (see Eastern Phoebe; Say’s phoebe)
Pied-billed grebe  (Podilymbus podiceps)
Pigeon (see Rock pigeon)
Pileated woodpecker  (Dryocopus pileatus)
Pine Grosbeak  (Pinicola enucleator)
Pine siskin  (Spinus pinus)
Pine warbler  (Setophaga pinus)
Pink-footed goose  (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Pintail (see Northern pintail)
Piping plover  (Charadrius melodus)
Pipit (see American pipit)
Plover (see American golden plover; Black-bellied plover; Common Ringed Plover; Piping plover; Semipalmated plover)
Pomarine Jaeger  (Stercorarius pomarinus)
Prairie warbler  (Setophaga discolor)
Prothonotary warbler  (Protonotaria citrea)
Puffin (see Atlantic puffin)
Purple finch  (Haemorhous purpureus)
Purple gallinule  (Porphyrio martinicus)
Purple martin  (Progne subis)
Purple sandpiper  (Calidris maritima)
Rail (see King rail; Virginia rail; Yellow rail)
Raven (see Common raven)
Razorbill  (Alca torda)
Red crossbill  (Loxia curvirostra)
Red knot  (Calidris canutus)
Red phalarope  (Phalaropus fulicarius)
Red-bellied woodpecker  (Melanerpes carolinus)
Red-breasted merganser  (Mergus serrator)
Red-breasted nuthatch  (Sitta canadensis)
Red-eyed vireo  (Vireo olivaceus)
Red-headed woodpecker  (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)
Red-necked grebe  (Podiceps grisegena)
Red-necked phalarope  (Phalaropus lobatus)
Red-shouldered hawk  (Buteo lineatus)
Red-tailed hawk  (Buteo jamaicensis)
Red-throated loon  (Gavia stellata)
Red-winged blackbird  (Agelaius phoeniceus)
Redhead  (Aythya americana)
Redpoll (see Common redpoll; Hoary redpoll)
Redstart (see American redstart)
Ring-billed gull  (Larus delawarensis)
Ring-necked duck  (Aythia collaris)
Ring-necked pheasant  (Phasianus colchicus)
Robin (see American robin)
Rock pigeon  (Columbia livia)
Rose-breasted grosbeak  (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
Ross’s goose  (Anser rossii)
Rough-legged hawk  (Buteo lagopus)
Royal tern  (Thalasseus maximus)
Ruby-crowned kinglet  (Regulus calendula)
Ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colibris)
Ruddy duck  (Oxyura jamaicensis)
Ruddy Turnstone  (Arenaria interpres)
Ruff  (Calidris pugnax)
Ruffed grouse  (Bonasa umbellus)
Rusty blackbird  (Euphagus carolinus)
Scoter (see Black or American scoter)
Sabine’s gull  (Xema sabini)
Sanderling  (Calidris alba)
Sandhill crane  (Antigone canadensis)
Sandpiper (see Baird’s Sandpiper; Buff-breasted sandpiper; Curlew Sandpiper; Least sandpiper; Pectoral sandpiper; Purple sandpiper; Semipalmated sandpiper; Sharp-tailed sandpiper; Solitary sandpiper; Spotted sandpiper; Stilt sandpiper; Upland sandpiper; Western sandpiper; White-rumped sandpiper)
Sapsucker (see Yellow-bellied sapsucker)
Savannah sparrow  (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Say’s phoebe  (Sayornis saya)
Scarlet tanager  (Piranga olivacea)
Scaup (see Greater scaup; Lesser scaup)
Scissor-tailed flycatcher  (Tyrannus forficatus)
Scoter (see Black scoter; Surf scoter; White-winged scoter)
Sedge wren  (Cistothorus platensis)
Semipalmated plover  (Charadrius semipalmatus)
Semipalmated sandpiper  (Calidris pusilla)
Sharp-shinned hawk  (Accipiter striatus)
Sharp-tailed grouse  (Tympanuchus phasianellus)
Sharp-tailed sandpiper  (Calidris acuminata)
Shearwater (see Great shearwater; Sooty shearwater)
Short-billed dowitcher  (Limnodromus griseus)
Short-eared owl  (Asio flammeus)
Shoveler (see Northern shoveler)
Shrike (see Loggerhead shrike; Northern shrike)
Siskin (see Pine siskin)
Skimmer (see Black skimmer)
Skua (see Great skua)
Snipe (see Wilson’s snipe)
Snow bunting  (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Snow goose  (Anser caerulescens)
Snowy egret  (Egretta thula)
Snowy owl  (Bubo scandiacus)
Solitaire (see Townsend’s Solitaire)
Solitary sandpiper  (Tringa solitaria)
Song sparrow  (Melospiza melodia)
Sooty shearwater  (Ardenna griseus)
Sora  (Porzana carolina)
Sparrow (see American tree sparrow; Chipping sparrow; Clay-colored sparrow; Field sparrow; Fox sparrow; Grasshopper sparrow; Harris’s sparrow; Henslow’s sparrow; House sparrow; Lark sparrow; Lincoln’s sparrow; Nelson’s sparrow; Savannah sparrow; Song sparrow; Swamp sparrow; Vesper Sparrow; White-crowned sparrow; White-Throated sparrow)
Spotted sandpiper  (Actitis macularius)
Spotted towhee  (Pipilo maculatus)
Stilt (see Black-necked stilt)
Stilt sandpiper  (Calidris himantopus)
Stint (see Little stint)
Storm petrel (see Leach’s storm petrel; Wilson’s storm petrel)
Summer tanager  (Piranga rubra)
Surf scoter  (Melanitta perspicillata)
Swainson’s hawk  (Buteo swainsoni)
Swainson’s thrush  (Catharus ustulatus)
Swainson’s warbler  (Limnothlypis swainsonii)
Swallow (see Bank swallow; Barn swallow; Cave swallow; Cliff swallow; Northern rough-winged swallow; Tree swallow)
Swamp sparrow  (Melospiza georgiana)
Swan (see Tundra swan)
Swift (see Chimney swift)
Tanager (see Scarlet tanager; Summer tanager; Western tanager)
Teal (see Blue-winged teal; Green-winged teal)
Tennessee warbler  (Oreothlypis peregrina)
Tern (see Arctic tern; Black tern; Caspian tern; Common tern; Royal tern)
Thick-billed murre  (Uria lomvia)
Thrush (see Bicknell’s thrush; Grey-cheeked thrush; Hermit thrush; Swainson’s thrush; Varied thrush; Wood thrush)
Towhee (see Eastern towhee; Spotted towhee)
Townsend’s Solitaire  (Myadestes townsendi)
Trasher (see Brown trasher)
Tree swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Tricolored Heron  (Egretta tricolor)
Tufted duck  (Aythya fuligula)
Tundra swan  (Cygnus columbianus)
Turkey (see Wild turkey)
Turkey vulture  (Cathartes aura)
Turnstone (see Ruddy turnstone)
Upland sandpiper  (Bartramia longicauda)
Varied thrush  (Ixoreus naevius)
Veery  (Catharus fuscescens)
Vesper sparrow  (Pooecetes gramineus)
Vireo (see Blue-headed vireo; Philadelphia vireo; Red-eyed vireo; Warbling vireo; White-eyed vireo; Yellow-throated vireo)
Virginia rail  (Rallus limicola)
Vulture (see Black vulture; Turkey vulture)
Warbler (see Bay-breasted warbler; Black and white warbler; Black-throated blue warbler; Black-throated gray warbler; Black-throated green warbler; Blackburnian warbler; Blackpoll warbler; Blue-winged warbler; Canada warbler; Cape May warbler; Chestnut-sided warbler; Hooded warbler; Magnolia warbler; Mourning warbler; Nashville warbler; Northern waterthrush; Ovenbird; Palm warbler; Pine warbler; Prairie Warbler; Prothonotary Warbler; Orange-crowned warbler;  Swainson’s warbler; Tennessee warbler; Wilson’s warbler; Worm-eating warbler; Yellow warbler; Yellow-rumped warbler; Yellow-throated warbler)
Warbling vireo  (Vireo gilvus)
Waxwing (see Bohemian waxwing, Cedar waxwing)
Western kingbird  (Tyrannus verticalis)
Western sandpiper  (Calidris mauri)
Western tanager  (Piranga ludoviciana)
Wheatear (see Northern wheatear)
Whimbrel  (Numenius phaeopus)
Whip-poor-will (see Eastern whip-poor-will)
White-breasted nuthatch  (Sitta carolinensis)
White-crowned sparrow  (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
White-eyed vireo  (Vireo griseus)
White-rumped sandpiper  (Calidris fuscicollis)
White-throated sparrow  (Zonotrichia albicollis)
White-winged crossbill  (Loxia leucoptera)
White-winged dove  (Zenaida asiatica)
White-winged scoter  (Melanitta deglandi)
Wigeon (see American wigeon; Eurasian wigeon)
Wild turkey  (Meleagris gallopavo)
Willet  (Tringa semipalmata)
Willow flycatcher  (Empidonax traillii)
Wilson’s phalarope  (Phalaropus tricolor)
Wilson’s snipe  (Gallinago delicata)
Wilson’s storm petrel  (Oceanites oceanicus)
Wilson’s warbler  (Cardellina pusilla)
Winter wren  (Troglodytes hiemalis)
Wood duck  (Aix sponsa)
Wood thrush  (Hylocichla mustelina)
Woodcock (see American woodcock)
Woodpecker (see American three-toed woodpecker; Black-backed woodpecker; Downy woodpecker; Hairy woodpecker; Northern flicker; Pileated woodpecker; Red-bellied woodpecker; Red-headed woodpecker; Yellow-bellied sapsucker)
Worm-eating warbler  (Helmitheros vermivorum)
Wren (see Carolina wren; House wren; Marsh wren; Sedge wren; Winter wren)
Yellow rail  (Coturnicops noveboracensis)
Yellow warbler  (Setophaga petechia) 
Yellow-bellied flycatcher  (Empidonax flaviventris)
Yellow-bellied sapsucker  (Sphyrapicus varius)
Yellow-billed cuckoo  (Coccyzus americanus)
Yellow-breasted chat  (Icteria virens)
Yellow-crowned night heron  (Nyctanassa violacea)
Yellow-headed blackbird  (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)
Yellow-rumped warbler  (Setophaga coronata)
Yellow-throated vireo  (Vireo flavifrons)
Yellow-throated warbler  (Setophaga dominica)
Yellowlegs (see Greater yellowlegs; Lesser yellowlegs)
Yellowthroat (see Common yellowthroat)

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