Birds and Mammals
ENV 311/EEB 320 - Rivers, Lakes, and Wetlands

You should be familiar with all organisms in bold. All names with an asterisk (*) represent taxa that you should be able to sight-identify to the indicated level within two (2) minutes.


Phylum Chordata - chordates

Subphylum Vertebrata – vertebrates

Class Aves* - birds


Order Ciconiiformes

Family Gaviidae – loons



Family Ardeidae – bitterns, egrets, herons


 

Family Pandionidae – ospreys


Order Anseriformes

Family Anatidae – ducks, geese, swans


Order Coraciiformes

Family Alcedinidae – kingfishers


Order Gruiformes

Family Gruidae – cranes