Anatidae

+ ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

The biological family of birds that includes ducks, geese, and swans. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Canada Goose
  • Wood Duck
  • American Black Duck
  • Mallard Duck
  • Green-winged Teal
  • Hooded Merganser
  • Common Merganser
Wayne Ward

+ GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

The biological family of birds that includes turkey, grouse, chicken. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Wild Turkey
Joshua Howard

+COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

The biological family of birds that includes pigeons and doves. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Rock Dove (Rock Pigeon)
  • Mourning Dove
Catherine Gupta

+CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

The biological family of birds that includes Common Nighthawk. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Common Nighthawk
Sara Tamaya

+ CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

The biological family of birds that includes swifts. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Chimney Swift
Louis Qillaq

+ CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

The biological family of birds that includes hummingbirds. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Shirley Ward

+ CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

The biological family of birds that includes cuckoos. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Yellow-billed Cuckooo
Fred Turner

+ PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

The biological family of birds that includes herons and egrets. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Black-crowned Night Heron
  • Little Blue Heron
  • Green Heron
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret
Nicole Roberts

+PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoraci-dae

The biological family of birds that includes cormorants. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Double-crested Cormorant
Michael Bennett

+CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

The biological family of birds that includes plovers. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Killdeer
Bonnie Mitchell

+CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

The biological family of birds that includes sandpipers and yellowlegs. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • American Woodcock
  • Wilson's Snipe
  • Solitary Sandpiper
Christina Gupta

+CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

The biological family of birds that includes gulls. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Ring-billed Gull
  • Herring Gull.

+ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae

The biological family of birds that includes vultures. The following have been observed at Teaenck Creek:

  • Turkey Vulture
  • Black Vulture

+PICIFORMES: Picidae

The biological family of birds that includes woodpeckers. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Norther Flicker

+PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

The biological family of birds that includes kingbirds and flycatchers. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Olive-sided Flycatcher
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee
  • Willow Flycatcher
  • Least Flycatcher
  • Eastern Pheobe
  • Great Crested Flycatcher
  • Eastern Kingbird

+ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

The biological family of birds that includes osprey. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Osprey

+CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

The biological family of birds that includes kingfishers. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Belted Kingfisher

+PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

The biological family of birds that includes vireos. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • White-eyed Vireo
  • Blue-headed Vireo
  • Philidelphia Vireo
  • Warbling Vireo
  • Red-eyed Vireo

+ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

The biological family of birds that includes eagles and hawks. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Norther Harrier
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
  • Cooper's Hawk
  • Bald Eagle
  • Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Broad-winged Hawk
  • Red-tailed Hawk

+FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

The biological family of birds that includes kestrels and falcons. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • American Kestrel
  • Merlin
  • Peregrine Falcon

+PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

The biological family of birds that includes crows, jays and ravens. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Blue Jay
  • American Crow
  • Fish Crow
  • Common Raven

+ STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

The biologcal family of birds that includes owls. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Great Horned Owl

+PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

The biological family of birds that includes parrots and parakeets. The following have been observed at Teaneck Creek:

  • Monk Parakeet (introduced)

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