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Conservation IssuesChecklist of New Jersey's
Threatened and Endangered
Species of Birds
Compiled by Herb Lord

Endangered Bird Species

    Pied-billed Grebe*Podilymbus podiceps
 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus**
 Northern Harrier*Circus cyaneus
 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus (Breeding)
 Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus**
 Piping PloverCharadrius melodus**
 Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
 Least TernSterna antillarum
 Roseate TernSterna dougallii
 Black SkimmerRynchops niger
 Short-eared Owl*Asio flammeus
 Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
 Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 Henslow's SparrowAmmodramus henslowii

Threatened Bird Species

    American Bittern*Botaurus lentiginosus
 Great Blue Heron*Ardea herodias
 Little Blue Heron*Egretta caerulea
 Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea
 OspreyPandion haliaetus
 Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus (Non-breeding)
 Black RailLaterallus jamaicensis
 Barred OwlStrix varia
 Long-eared OwlAsio otus
 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 Cliff Swallow*Hirundo pyrrhonota
 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 Ipswich SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis pinceps
 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus

* Only breeding population considered endangered or threatened
** Federally endangered or threatened

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