Category 1—State or Federal Endangered and Threatened

  • American bittern
  • Bald eagle
  • Barn owl
  • Bewick’s wren
  • Black-crowned night heron
  • Black rail
  • Black tern
  • Cerulean warbler
  • Common moorhen
  • Common tern
  • Forster’s tern
  • Greater prairie chicken
  • Henslow’s sparrow
  • King rail
  • Least bittern
  • Least tern
  • Little blue heron
  • Loggerhead shrike
  • Mississippi kite
  • Northern harrier
  • Osprey
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Piping plover
  • Sandhill crane
  • Short-eared owl
  • Snowy egret
  • Swainson’s hawk
  • Swainson’s warbler
  • Upland sandpiper
  • Wilson’s phalarope
  • Yellow-crowned night heron
  • Yellow-headed blackbird

Category 2—Birds Identified by National Conservation Efforts (Partners in Flight, Audubon WatchList, Fish and Wildlife Birds of Conservation Concern), or formerly State Listed

  • American woodcock
  • Bell’s vireo
  • Black-billed cuckoo
  • Blue-winged warbler
  • Bobolink
  • Brown creeper
  • Chuck-will’s-widow
  • Dickcissel
  • Golden-winged warbler
  • Grasshopper sparrow
  • Hooded merganser
  • Kentucky warbler
  • Louisiana waterthrush
  • Orchard oriole
  • Pied-billed grebe 
  • Prairie warbler
  • Prothonotary warbler
  • Red-headed woodpecker
  • Red-shouldered hawk
  • Sedge wren
  • Whip-poor-will
  • White-eyed vireo
  • Willow flycatcher
  • Wood thrush
  • Worm-eating warbler       
  • Yellow-breasted chat
  • Yellow-throated vireo