Birds

View information about the birds we have encountered on our trips. Click on the link to view info and see images on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology website.

Anhingas
Anhinga
Blackbirds
Bobolink
Brown-headed Cowbird
European Starling
Red-winged Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Cardinals/Grosbeaks
Blue Grosbeak
Evening Grosbeak
Northern Cardinal
Rose-Breasted Grosbeak
Cormorants
Double-crested Cormorant
Cranes
Sandhill Crane
Whooping Crane
Crows/Jays
American Crow
Blue Jay
Common Raven
Cuckoos
Black-Billed Cuckoo
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo
Dabbling Ducks
Diving Ducks
Doves
Eurasian Collared Dove
Morning Dove
Rock Dove (Pigeon)
Eagles
Bald Eagle
Golden Eagle

Egrets

Cattle Egret
Falcons
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peragrine Falcon
Finches

redpoll
Common Redpoll

 

 

 

 

House Finch
Purple Finch
Red Crossbill
White-Winged Crossbill
Flycatchers

Eastern Wood-Peewee
Game Birds
Greater Prairie Chicken

Northern Bobwhite
Ruffed Grouse
Spruce Grouse
Wild Turkey
Geese
Brant
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Greater White-Fronted Goose
Ross’s Goose
Snow Goose
Gnatcatchers
Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher
Godwits

Marbled Godwit

 

 

 

 

 

Grebes
Eared Grebe
Horned Grebe
Pied-Billed Grebe
Red-Necked Grebe
Western Grebe
Gulls
Bonaparte’s Gull
Franklin’s Gull
Herring Gull
Great-Black Backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Iceland Gull
Laughing Gull
Lesser Back-Backed Gull
Little Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Slaty-Backed Gull
Thayer’s Gull
Hawks
Broad-Winged Hawk
Coopers Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-Shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Sharp-Shinned Hawk
Herons
American Bittern
Black-Crowned Night Heron
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron
Least Bittern
Yellow-Crowned Night Heron
Hummingbirds
Anna’s Hummingbird
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
Rufus Hummingbird
Ibises

Glossy Ibis

White Ibis

White-Faced Ibis

Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher
Loons
Common Loon
Red-Throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Mergansers
Common Merganser
Hooded Merganser
Red-Brested Merganser
Mockingbirds/Thrashers
Brown Thrasher

Northern Mockingbird

Nightjars
Chuck-Wills Widow
Eastern Whip-Poor-Will
Nuthatches
Brown-Headed Nuthatch
Red-Breasted Nuthatch
White-Breasted Nuthatch
Old World Sparrows
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
House Sparrow
Orioles
Baltimore Oriole
Orchard Oriole
Ospreys
Osprey
Owls

Barred Owl

Eastern Screech Owl

Great Gray Owl

Great Horned Owl
Long-Eared Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Saw-Whet Owl
Short-Eared Owl
Pelicans
American Brown Pelican
American White Pelican
Plovers
American Golden Plover
Black-Bellied Plover

Piping Plover
Piping Plover

Semi-palmated Plover
Rails/Coots
Sandpipers
Shorebirds

American Avocet

 

 

 

 

 

Shrikes
Northern Shrike
Loggerhead Shrike
Skuas
Parasitic Jaeger
Sparrows
Starlings
European Starling
Swallows/Martins
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow

Cliff Swallow

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Rough-Winged Swallow

Purple Martin

Tree Swallow

Swans
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Swifts
Chimney Swift
Tanagers
Scarlet Tanager
Summer Tanager
Western Tanager
Terns
Black Tern
Caspian Tern
Common Tern
Forster’s Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Thrushes
American Robin
Eastern Bluebird
Gray-Cheeked Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush
Townsend’s Solitaire
Varied Thrush

Veery

 

 

 

 

 

Wood Thrush
Tits
Black-Capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Carolina Chickadee
Great Tit
Tufted Titmouse
Treecreepers
Brown Creeper
Vultures
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Warblers

yrw
Yellow-Rumped Warbler

Woodpeckers
Black-Backed Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Lewis’s Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Red-Bellied Woodpecker
Red-Headed Woodpecker
Wrens
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Sedge Wren
Winter Wren

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