Canadian Prairies

Species of animals, plants and lichens of the Canadian prairies (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta).
4 Antilocapra americana Pronghorn
Antilocapra americana
6 Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Yellow-headed Blackbird
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
11 Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem
Andropogon gerardii
4 Buteo regalis Ferruginous Hawk
Buteo regalis
9 Eremophila alpestris Horned (= Shore) Lark
Eremophila alpestris
6 Urocitellus richardsonii Richardson's ground squirrel
Urocitellus richardsonii
6 Steganopus tricolor Wilson's Phalarope
Steganopus tricolor
8 Recurvirostra americana American Avocet
Recurvirostra americana
2 Oxyura jamaicensis jamaicensis Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis jamaicensis
3 Spatula clypeata Northern Shoveler
Spatula clypeata
6 Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin's Gull
Leucophaeus pipixcan
9 Opuntia polyacantha Plains pricklypear
Opuntia polyacantha
8 Cynomys ludovicianus Black-tailed prairie dog
Cynomys ludovicianus
3 Odocoileus hemionus Mule deer
Odocoileus hemionus
2 Lepus townsendii White-tailed jackrabbit (= Prairie hare)
Lepus townsendii
5 Tringa semipalmata inornata Western Willet
Tringa semipalmata inornata
3 Limosa fedoa Marbled Godwit
Limosa fedoa
2 Numenius americanus Long-billed Curlew
Numenius americanus
4 Charadrius vociferus Killdeer
Charadrius vociferus
4 Gallinago delicata Wilson's Snipe
Gallinago delicata
12 Larus delawarensis Ring-billed Gull
Larus delawarensis
8 Pandion haliaetus Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
3 Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
10 Ardea herodias Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
2 Megaceryle alcyon Belted Kingfisher
Megaceryle alcyon
13 Branta canadensis Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
9 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
3 Anas crecca carolinensis Green-winged Teal
Anas crecca carolinensis
4 Spatula discors Blue-winged Teal
Spatula discors
6 Mareca americana American Wigeon
Mareca americana
5 Mareca strepera Gadwall
Mareca strepera
2 Aythya collaris Ring-necked (=Ring-billed) Duck
Aythya collaris
3 Aythya valisineria Canvasback
Aythya valisineria
5 Aythya americana Redhead
Aythya americana
6 Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye
Bucephala clangula
4 Bucephala albeola Bufflehead
Bucephala albeola
4 Fulica americana American Coot
Fulica americana
6 Antigone canadensis Sandhill Crane
Antigone canadensis
7 Podiceps grisegena Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena
3 Chordeiles minor Common Nighthawk
Chordeiles minor
8 Zenaida macroura Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
12 Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird
Agelaius phoeniceus
4 Sturnella neglecta Western Meadowlark
Sturnella neglecta
7 Molothrus ater Brown-headed Cowbird
Molothrus ater
6 Quiscalus quiscula Common Grackle
Quiscalus quiscula
2 Euphagus cyanocephalus Brewer's Blackbird
Euphagus cyanocephalus
3 Corvus brachyrhynchos American Crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
9 Turdus migratorius American Robin
Turdus migratorius
4 Toxostoma rufum Brown Thrasher
Toxostoma rufum
3 Dumetella carolinensis Gray Catbird
Dumetella carolinensis
1 Calcarius ornatus Chestnut-collared Longspur
Calcarius ornatus
5 Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
4 Petrochelidon pyrrhonota American Cliff Swallow
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
3 Tachycineta bicolor Tree Swallow
Tachycineta bicolor
8 Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar Waxwing
Bombycilla cedrorum
6 Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern Kingbird
Tyrannus tyrannus
2 Geothlypis trichas Common Yellowthroat
Geothlypis trichas
6 Setophaga petechia (American) Yellow Warbler
Setophaga petechia
10 Spinus tristis American Goldfinch
Spinus tristis
8 Melospiza melodia Song Sparrow
Melospiza melodia
7 Spizella passerina Chipping Sparrow
Spizella passerina
13 Zonotrichia leucophrys White-crowned Sparrow
Zonotrichia leucophrys
4 Lithobates pipiens Northern leopard frog
Lithobates pipiens
1 Apantesis virguncula Little virgin tiger moth
Apantesis virguncula
8 Geum triflorum Prairie smoke
Geum triflorum
4 Sphaeralcea coccinea Scarlet globemallow
Sphaeralcea coccinea
6 Lilium philadelphicum Wood (=Prairie) lily
Lilium philadelphicum
1 Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca Rock-posy lichen
Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca