DEEP: Endangered, Threatened & Special Concern Birds

Endangered, Threatened & Special Concern Birds

{Photo of Peregrine Falcon}

E Sharp-shinned hawk Accipiter striatus
SC Northern saw-whet owl Aegolius acadicus
SC Saltmarsh sharp-tailed sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus
SC Henslow's sparrow* Ammodramus henslowii
T Seaside sparrow Ammodramus maritimus
E Grasshopper sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
T Blue-winged teal (nesting population only) Anas discors
T Great egret Ardea alba
T Short-eared owl (wintering populations) Asio flammeus
E Long-eared owl Asio otus
E Upland sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
E American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
SC Broad-winged hawk Buteo platypterus
SC Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus
T Piping plover^ Charadrius melodus
E Common nighthawk Chordeiles minor
E Northern harrier Circus cyaneus
E Sedge wren Cistothorus platensis
SC Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
SC Little blue heron Egretta caerulea
T Snowy egret Egretta thula
SC Alder flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
E Horned lark Eremophila alpestris
T Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus
T American kestrel Falco sparverius
E Common moorhen Gallinula chloropus
SC Common loon Gavia immer
T American oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
T Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
E Yellow-breasted chat Icteria virens
T Least bittern Ixobrychus exilis
E Black rail (nesting population only) Laterallus jamaicensis
E Red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
SC Eskimo curlew*+ Numenius borealis
SC Yellow-crowned night-heron Nyctanassa violacea
SC Northern parula Parula americana
SC Savannah sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
SC Ipswich sparrow (wintering populations) Passerculus sandwichensis ssp. princeps
SC Glossy ibis Plegadis falcinellus
E Pied-billed grebe Podilymbus podiceps
E Vesper sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
T Purple martin Progne subis
E King rail (nesting population only) Rallus elegans
E Roseate tern+ Sterna dougallii
SC Common tern Sterna hirundo
T Least tern Sternula antillarum
SC Eastern meadowlark Sturnella magna
SC Brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum
E Barn owl Tyto alba
E Golden-winged warbler Vermivora chrysoptera

Effective July 1, 2010

* Believed Extirpated
+ Federally Endangered
^ Federally Threatened

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Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species in Connecticut