100 Birds: Week 1

100 Birds: Week 1

1.Great Egret, BBL: GREG, Scientific name: Ardea alba, Family: Heron , Order: Pelecaniformes; Habitat: Marshes, ponds, ditches and lakes. More information can be sourced at: https://nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/great-egret

2. Snowy Egret, BBL: SNEG, Scientific name: Egretta Thula, Family: Heron , Order: Pelecaniformes; Habitat: Marshes, swamps, ponds and shores. More information can be sourced at: https://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/snowy-egret

3.Black-Crowned Night-Herron, BBL: BCNH, Scientific name: Nycticorax nyciticorax, Family: Heron , Order: Pelecaniformes; Habitat: Anywhere with aquatic foraging and terrestrial cover exists. . More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Black-crowned_Night-Heron/lifehistory

4.Black-bellied Plover, BBL: BBPL, Scientific name: Pluvialis squatarola, Family: Charadriidae, Order: Ciconiiformes; Habitat: Mudflats, open marshes, beaches, but nest in the tundra. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Black-bellied_Plover/id

5.Semi-palmated Plover, BBL: SPPL, Scientific name: Charadrius semipalmatus, Family: Charadriidae, Order: Ciconiiformes; Habitat: Mudflats, Estuaries, Lakes, Ponds, Lagoons. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Semipalmated_Plover/overviewhttps://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Semipalmated_Plover/overview

6.Greater Yellowlegs, BBL:GRYE, Scientific name: Tringa melanoleuca, Family: Sandpiper, Order: Shorebird; Habitat: Marshes, mudflats, estuaries, open beaches, lakeshores, and riverbanks. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Greater_Yellowlegs/id

7. Lesser Yellowlegs, BBL: LEYE, Scientific name: Tringa flavipes, Family: Sandpiper, Order: Shorebirds; Habitat: In winters, shorelines, mudflats, marshes. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Lesser_Yellowlegs/id

8. Sanderling, BBL: SAND, Scientific name: Calidris Alba, Family: Sandpiper, Order: Shorebirds, Habitat: Sandy beaches, but breed in the Arctic tundra. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sanderling/lifehistoryhttps://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sanderling/lifehistory

9. Semipalmated Sandpiper, BBL: SESA, Scientific name: Calidris pusilla, Family: Sandpiper, Order: Shorebirds; Habitat: Coastal beaches, lakes, river shores, and mudflats. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Semipalmated_Sandpiper/overview

10. Least Sandpiper, BBL: LESA, Scientific name: Calidris minutilla, Family: Sandpiper, Order: Shorebirds; Habitat: Muddy shores and estuaries. More information can be sourced at: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Least_Sandpiper/lifehistoryhttps://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Least_Sandpiper/lifehistory

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