The What’s Left List

This list shows the ABA area birds that I have yet to record on my life list since 2012. (I have seen some of these but that was before I started my life list anew at the beginning of our Big Year in 2012. These 10 are shown in bold.)

DUCKS, GEESE, and SWANS

• Taiga Bean-Goose

• Tundra Bean-Goose

• Graylag Goose

• Lesser White-fronted Goose

• Whooper Swan

• Falcated Duck

• Eastern Spot-billed Duck

• Garganey

• Baikal Teal

• Common Pochard

• Steller’s Eider

• Spectacled Eider

• Smew

PARTRIDGES

• Himalayan Snowcock

LOONS

  • Arctic Loon

FLAMINGOS

• American Flamingo

ALBATROSSES

• Yellow-nosed Albatross

• Shy Albatross

• Black-browed Albatross

• Light-mantled Albatross

• Wandering Albatross

• Short-tailed Albatross

 

 SHEARWATERS and PETRELS

• Northern Fulmar

• Great-winged Petrel

• Murphy’s Petrel

• Mottled Petrel

• Bermuda Petrel

• Hawaiian Petrel

 • Cook’s Petrel

• Stejneger’s Petrel

• Bulwer’s Petrel

• White-chinned Petrel

• Parkinson’s Petrel

• Streaked Shearwater

• Cape Verde Shearwater

• Flesh-footed Shearwater

• Wedge-tailed Shearwater

• Short-tailed Shearwater

• Manx Shearwater

• Townsend’s Shearwater

• Little Shearwater

STORM-PETRELS

• White-faced Storm-Petrel

• Black-bellied Storm-Petrel

• European Storm-Petrel

• Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

• Ringed Storm-Petrel

• Leach’s Storm-Petrel

• Swinhoe’s Storm-Petrel

• Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel

• Tristram’s Storm-Petrel

TROPICBIRDS

• White-tailed Tropicbird

  • Red-tailed Tropicbird

BOOBIES and GANNETS

  • Red-footed Booby

FRIGATEBIRDS

• Great Frigatebird

• Lesser Frigatebird

BITTERNS and HERONS

  • Yellow Bittern

  • Bare-throated Tiger-Heron

• Gray Heron

• Intermediate Egret

• Chinese Egret

• Western Reef-Heron

• Chinese Pond-Heron

IBISES and SPOONBILLS

  • Scarlet Ibis

 STORKS

• Jabiru

 NEW WORLD VULTURES

• California Condor

HAWKS, EAGLES, and ALLIES

• White-tailed Eagle

• Steller’s Sea-Eagle

• Crane Hawk

• Roadside Hawk

CARACARAS and FALCONS

• Collared Forest-Falcon

• Eurasian Kestrel

• Eurasian Hobby

• Red-footed Falcon

RAILS, GALLINULES, COOTS

• Corn Crake

• Paint-billed Crake

• Spotted Rail

 Common Moorhen

• Eurasian Coot

THICK-KNEES

• Double-striped Thick-knee

PLOVERS and LAPWINGS

• European Golden-Plover

• Lesser Sand-Plover

• Greater Sand-Plover

• Common Ringed Plover

• Little Ringed Plover

• Eurasian Dotterel

OYSTERCATCHERS

• Eurasian Oystercatcher

STILTS and AVOCETS

• Black-winged Stilt

SANDPIPERS and ALLIES

• Terek Sandpiper

• Common Sandpiper

  • Green Sandpiper

• Gray-tailed Tattler

  • Spotted Redshank

• Common Greenshank

• Marsh Sandpiper

• Wood Sandpiper

• Common Redshank

• Little Curlew

• Eskimo Curlew

• Far Eastern Curlew

• Slender-billed Curlew

• Eurasian Curlew

• Great Knot

• Little Stint

• Temminck’s Stint

• Long-toed Stint

• Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

• Curlew Sandpiper

• Spoon-billed Sandpiper

• Broad-billed Sandpiper

• Jack Snipe

• Solitary Snipe

• Common Snipe

• Pin-tailed Snipe

• Eurasian Woodcock

PRATINCOLES

• Oriental Pratincole

GULLS, TERNS, and SKIMMERS

 • Swallow-tailed Gull

• Red-legged Kittiwake

• Ivory Gull

• Gray-hooded Gull

• Ross’s Gull

• Belcher’s Gull

• Black-tailed Gull

• Yellow-legged Gull

• Kelp Gull

• Large-billed Tern

• White-winged Tern

• Whiskered Tern

SKUAS and JAEGERS

• Great Skua

AUKS, MURRES, and PUFFINS

• Long-billed Murrelet

• Guadalupe Murrelet (split)

• Craveri’s Murrelet

• Least Auklet

• Whiskered Auklet

• Crested Auklet

PIGEONS and DOVES

  • Scaly-naped Pigeon

 • Oriental Turtle-Dove

• European Turtle-Dove

  • Spotted Dove

• Zenaida Dove

• Key West Quail-Dove

• Ruddy Quail-Dove

PARAKEETS and PARROTS

• Thick-billed Parrot

CUCKOOS and ANIS

• Common Cuckoo

• Oriental Cuckoo

• Smooth-billed Ani

TYPICAL OWLS

• Oriental Scops-Owl

• Mottled Owl

• Stygian Owl

  • Brown Hawk-Owl

GOATSUCKERS

• Buff-collared Nightjar

• Gray Nightjar

SWIFTS

• White-collared Swift

• White-throated Needletail

• Common Swift

• Fork-tailed Swift

• Antillean Palm-Swift

HUMMINGBIRDS

• Green Violetear

• Green-breasted Mango

• Xantus’s Hummingbird

• Berylline Hummingbird

• Cinnamon Hummingbird

• Bahama Woodstar

• Bumblebee Hummingbird

 TROGONS

  • Eared Quetzal

HOOPOES

• Eurasian Hoopoe

WOODPECKERS and ALLIES

• Eurasian Wryneck

• Great Spotted Woodpecker

• Ivory-billed Woodpecker

TYRANT FLYCATCHERS

• Greenish Elaenia

• White-crested Elaenia

• Cuban Pewee

• Social Flycatcher

• Variegated Flycatcher

• Crowned Slaty Flycatcher

• Loggerhead Kingbird

• Gray-collared Becard

• Masked Tityra

SHRIKES

• Brown Shrike

VIREOS

• Thick-billed Vireo

• Yellow-green Vireo

  • Yucatan Vireo

JAYS, MAGPIES, and CROWS

• Eurasian Jackdaw

• Tamaulipas Crow

LARKS

• Sky Lark

SWALLOWS

  • Cuban Martin

• Gray-breasted Martin

• Southern Martin

• Brown-chested Martin

• Mangrove Swallow

• Bahama Swallow

• Common House-Martin

CHICKADEES and TITMICE

• Gray-headed Chickadee

OLD WORLD WARBLERS

• Middendorff’s Grasshopper-Warbler

• Lanceolated Warbler

• Sedge Warbler

• Willow Warbler

  Common Chiffchaff

• Wood Warbler

• Dusky Warbler

• Yellow-browed Warbler

• Pallas’s Warbler

• Lesser Whitethroat

OLD WORLD FLYCATCHERS

• Narcissus Flycatcher

• Mugimaki Flycatcher

• Taiga Flycatcher

• Dark-sided Flycatcher

• Gray-streaked Flycatcher

• Asian Brown Flycatcher

 • Spotted Flycatcher

THRUSHES

• Rufous-tailed Robin

• Siberian Rubythroat

• Siberian Blue Robin

• Red-flanked Bluetail

• Stonechat

• Brown-backed Solitaire

• Or.-billed Nightingale-Thrush

• Blk-hd’d Nightingale-Thrush

• Eurasian Blackbird

• Eyebrowed Thrush

• Dusky Thrush

• Fieldfare

• Redwing

• Song Thrush

• Red-legged Thrush

• Aztec Thrush

MOCKINGBIRDS

• Bahama Mockingbird

• Blue Mockingbird

ACCENTORS

• Siberian Accentor

WAGTAILS and PIPITS

• Citrine Wagtail

• Gray Wagtail

• White Wagtail

• Tree Pipit

• Pechora Pipit

 SILKY-FLYCATCHERS

• Gray Silky-flycatcher

LONGSPURS and ALLIES

• McKay’s Bunting

WOOD-WARBLERS

• Colima Warbler

• Fan-tailed Warbler

BANANAQUITS

• Bananaquit

NEW WORLD SPARROWS and ALLIES

• Yellow-faced Grassquit

• Black-faced Grassquit

• Worthen’s Sparrow

• Pine Bunting

• Little Bunting

• Yellow-browed Bunting

• Rustic Bunting

• Yellow-throated Bunting

• Yellow-breasted Bunting

• Gray Bunting

• Pallas’s Bunting

• Reed Bunting

CARDINALS and ALLIES

• Yellow Grosbeak

BLACKBIRDS and ALLIES

• Tawny-shouldered Blackbird

• Black-vented Oriole

 FINCHES and ALLIES

• Common Chaffinch

• Common Rosefinch

• Eurasian Siskin

• Oriental Greenfinch

• Eurasian Bullfinch

• Hawfinch