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Tropicbirds - Family Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus. Accidental. Hypothetical.
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus. Accidental.
Boobies and Gannets - Family Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra. Rare during all seasons. Pelagic. Found in the Gulf and along outer coast.
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster. Occasional during spring, summer, and fall. Found in the Gulf and along outer coast.
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus. Common in winter. Fairly common to uncommon in spring and fall. Rare in summer. Found in the Gulf and along outer coast.
Pelicans - Family Pelecanidae
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos. Fairly common on
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis. Breeder. Common on
Cormorants - Family Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus. Accidental.
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus. Occasional breeder. Common in all regions in fall, winter, and spring. Fairly common to uncommon in summer. Found on lakes, rivers, bays, and in the Gulf. Lowest Conservation Concern.
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo. Occasional in winter on
Anhingas - Family Anhingidae
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga. Breeder. Fairly common to uncommon in Inland Coastal Plain and
Frigatebirds - Family Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens. Uncommon in summer and fall, and rare in spring in Gulf Coast region. Found in the Gulf and
Mirarchi. Ralph E., ed. 2004. Alabama Wildlife, Volume One. A Checklist of Vertebrates and Selected Invertebrates: Aquatic Mollusks, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL. 209 pp.