- A-Z Animals
The Oklahoma Ornithological Society’s Bird Records Committee or OBRC accepts 480 species living in Oklahoma. One hundred six of these birds are accidental, seven introduced, and two, namely the passenger pigeon and Eskimo curlew, have gone extinct.
The scissor-tailed flycatcher, also called the Texas bird-of-paradise, has been designated as Oklahoma’s state bird since 1951, mostly in summer.
Birds of Prey: Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Red-shouldered Hawk
All-year-round – Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, American Crow, American Robin, Carolina Chickadee
Water Birds: American Avocet,Green Heron, Great Blue Heron, Little Blue Heron
Rare Birds: Wood Stork, Yellow-throated Warbler, Fish Crow, Ash-throated Flycatcher