Birds - 132 species

Summer Waterfowl
American Merganser
Common Loon
Hooded Merganser
Waterfowl During Migration
American Widgeon (Baldpate)
Black Duck
Greater Scaup
Blue & Snow Geese (Flying Over)
Green-winged Teal
Blue-Winged Teal
Lesser Scaup
Pied-Billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Ring-necked Duck
Double-crested Cormorant
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)
Rough-legged Hawk (during migration)
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)
Blue Jay
Crow (absent December to March)
Gray Jay
Blue-headed Vireo (9-3-95)
Philadelphia Vireo (9-3-95)
Red-eyed Vireo (common)
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)
Eastern Kingbird (only during migration)
Eastern Phoebe (nests under the eaves of the garage each year)
Least Flycatcher
Olive-sided Flycatcher (only during migration)
Bluebirds (4 stayed for a few days in May 2003 and left)
Hermit Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
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
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
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)
Great crested Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher