Passeriformes: Tyrannids-Alaudids

The Passeriformes are the largest order of birds.  They make up the perching birds.  There are birds that perch that aren’t Passeriformes and there are Passeriformes that don’t perch.  They are also called songbirds but once again this doesn’t necessarily fit.  These birds are usually identified by family and that is the grouping we will focus on here.

Tyrannidae-New World Flycatchers

  • Olive-sided Flycatcher (Mi/U)
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee (Br/C)
  • Least Flycatcher (Mi/C)
  • Willow Flycatcher (Mi/C)
  • Alder Flycatcher (Mi/C)
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Mi/U)
  • Acadian Flycatcher (Br/C)
  • Eastern Phoebe (Yr/C)
  • Great Crested Flycatcher (Br/C)
  • Western Kingbird (Br/U)
  • Eastern Kingbird (Br/C)
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Br/C)


  • Northern Shrike (Wi/R)
  • Loggerhead Shrike (Yr/C)


  • Warbling Vireo (Br/C)
  • Philadelphia Vireo (Mi/C)
  • White-eyed Vireo (Br/C)
  • Bell’s Vireo (Br/U)
  • Red-eyed Vireo (Br/C)
  • Yellow-throated Vireo (Br/C)
  • Blue-headed Vireo (Mi/C)

Corvidae-Jays and Crows

  • Blue Jay (Yr/C)
  • American Crow (Yr/C)
  • Fish Crow (Yr/C)


  • Barn Swallow (Br/C)
  • Cliff Swallow (Br/C)
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Br/C)
  • Bank Swallow (Mi/C)
  • Tree Swallow (Br/C)
  • Purple Martin (Br/C)


  • Horned Lark (Yr/C)

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