Birds - 132 species

   
Summer Waterfowl
 
American Merganser
 
Common Loon
 
Hooded Merganser
 
Mallard
 
    
Waterfowl During Migration
 
American Widgeon (Baldpate)
Goldeneye
Black Duck
Greater Scaup
Blue & Snow Geese (Flying Over)
Green-winged Teal
Blue-Winged Teal
Lesser Scaup
Bufflehead
Pied-Billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Redhead
Coot
Ring-necked Duck
Double-crested Cormorant
Shoveler
Gadwall
 
 
 
Birds of Prey
 
Bald Eagle (common)
Northern Shrike (only in winter)
Barred Owl (come to our hoots; 3 landed on the deck railing on 6-4-02)
Osprey (common)
Broad-winged Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk (during migration)
Coopers Hawk (only during migration)
Saw-whet Owl
Goshawk (occasional in winter, juvenile 6-25-02)
Sharp-shinned Hawk (abundant chasing blue jays in May and September)
Great gray Owl (in winter)
Turkey Vulture (common)
Great-horned Owl
Northern Shrike (in winter)
Kestrel (one seen on property 5-7-97)
Osprey (common)
Merlin
Rough-legged Hawk (during migration)
 
 
Woodpeckers
 
Black-backed Woodpecker (uncommon)
Pileated Woodpeckers (common year-round)
Downy Woodpeckers (common year-round)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (once)
Flicker (common in summer)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (common in summer)
Hairy Woodpeckers (common year-round)
 
 
 
Corvids
 
Blue Jay
 
Crow (absent December to March)
 
Gray Jay
 
Raven
 
 
 
Vireos
 
Blue-headed Vireo (9-3-95)
 
Philadelphia Vireo (9-3-95)
 
Red-eyed Vireo (common)
 
 
 
Warblers
 
American Redstart
Mourning Warbler (common)
Bay-breasted Warbler (nested in 1998)
Nashville Warbler (common)
Black and White Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
Blackburnian Warbler (common)
Orange-crowned Warbler (only in migration)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (seen on 8-28-98)
Ovenbird (common)
Black-throated Green Warbler (common)
Palm Warbler (only in migration)
Canada warbler (only in migration)
Pine Warbler (common)
Cape May Warbler
Tennessee Warbler (only in migration)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (common)
Wilson's Warbler (only in migration)
Common Yellowthroat (common)
Yellow Warbler
Magnolia Warbler (common)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (common)
   
   
    
Flycatchers
 
Eastern Kingbird (only during migration)
 
Eastern Phoebe (nests under the eaves of the garage each year)
 
Least Flycatcher
 
Olive-sided Flycatcher (only during migration)
 
   
   
    
Thrushes
 
Bluebirds (4 stayed for a few days in May 2003 and left)
 
Hermit Thrush
 
Robin
 
Swainson's Thrush
 
Veery
 
   
   
    
Sparrows - common all summer
 
Chipping Sparrow
 
Song Sparrow
 
Swamp Sparrow
 
White-throated Sparrow
 
   
   
    
Sparrows - seen only during migration
 
Dark-eyed Junco
 
Fox Sparrow
 
Harris Sparrow
 
Tree Sparrow
 
White-crowned Sparrow
 
   
   
    
Finches and Grosbeaks
 
American Goldfinch
Pine Grosbeak (only in winter)
Cardinal (a female at the feeder Nov-Dec 2001)
Pine Siskin
Common Redpoll (occasional flocks in winters)
Purple Finch
Evening Grosbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Hoary Redpoll (12/3&4/01 and 2/26/05 )
 
   
   
    
Other birds on the property
 
American Bittern
Red Crossbill (only in winter so far)
Black-billed Cuckoos (during tent caterpillar outbreaks)
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Black-capped Chickadee
Red-winged Blackbird
Brown Creeper
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Brown-headed Cowbird (uncommon)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Catbird (rare)
Cedar Waxwing
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Common Grackle (uncommon)
Ruffed Grouse
European Starling (rare)
Rusty Blackbird (only during migration)
Great Blue Heron
Snow Bunting (only in migration)
Greater Yellowlegs (only during migration)
Spotted Sandpiper
Herring Gull
Tree Swallow
Kingfisher
White-breasted Nuthatch
Mourning Dove (rare)
White-winged Crossbill
Northern Oriole (uncommon)
Winter Wren
   
 
  
44 bird species living nearby but not recorded on the property yet
Alder Flycatcher
House Finch
American Pipit
House Sparrow
Bank Swallow
House Wren
Barn Swallow
Indigo Bunting
Bobolink
Killdeer
Bohemian Waxwing
Lapland Longspur
Boreal Chickadee
LeConte's Sparrow
Boreal Owl
Lincoln's Sparrow
Brewer's Blackbird
Long-eared Owl
Brown Thrasher
Marsh Wren
Chimney Swift
Northern Parula Warbler
Cliff Swallow
Red-headed Woodpecker
Common Nighthawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Common Pigeon (Rock Dove)
Savannah Sparrow
Common Snipe
Sedge Wren
Connecticut Warbler
Spruce Grouse
Eastern Wood Pewee
Three-toed Woodpecker
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Trumpeter Swan
Golden-winged Warbler
Vesper Sparrow
Gray-cheeked Thrush (in migration)
Whip-poor-will
Great crested Flycatcher
Woodcock
Harrier
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

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