Bird Sightings 2014  (See also Birds 2001  Birds 2002  Birds 2003  Birds 2004  Birds 2005  Birds 2006
CBC 2006  Birds 2007 Birds 2008 Birds 2009  Birds 2010  Birds 2011  Birds 2012  Birds 2013  Birds 2014)
(Highland Park Area, Primarily Donaldson and Johnson Parks)
by Joanne Williams

Greater White-fronted Goose            
Snow Goose            
Cackling Goose            
Canada Goose X X          
Mute Swan  2/24          
Tundra Swan  2/24          
Wood Duck X           
American Wigeon            
American Black Duck X X          
Mallard X X          
Blue-winged Teal            
Northern Shoveler            
Northern Pintail  2/23          
Green-winged Teal            
Canvasback X X          
Ring-necked Duck X X          
Greater Scaup 1/15 X          
Lesser Scaup  2/24          
Surf Scoter             
Bufflehead X X          
Common Goldeneye X X          
Hooded Merganser 1/3 X          
Common Merganser X X          
Red-breasted Merganser  2/17          
Ruddy Duck            
Ruffed Grouse            
Wild Turkey            
Red-throated Loon 1/14           
Common Loon            
Pied-billed Grebe 1/13           
Horned Grebe 1/13           
Double-crested Cormorant X X          
Great Cormorant X X          
Great Blue Heron X X          
Great Egret            
Snowy Egret            
Little Blue Heron            
Cattle Egret            
Green Heron            
Blk-crowned Night Heron            
Yellow-crowned Night Heron            
Glossy Ibis            
Black Vulture 1/17 X          
Turkey Vulture X X          
Bald Eagle  X X          
Northern Harrier            
Sharp-shinned Hawk X X          
Cooper's Hawk X X          
Northern Goshawk            
Red-shouldered Hawk            
Broad-winged Hawk            
Red-tailed Hawk X X          
Rough-legged Hawk            
American Coot            
American Oystercatcher            
Semipalmated Plover            
Killdeer  2/24          
Spotted Sandpiper            
Solitary Sandpiper            
Greater Yellowlegs            
Lesser Yellowlegs            
Least Sandpiper            
White-rumped Sandpiper            
Buff-breasted Sandpiper            
Semipalmated Sandpiper            
Western Sandpiper            
Short-billed Dowitcher            
Wilson's Snipe            
American Woodcock             
Bonaparte's Gull            
Laughing Gull            
Ring-billed Gull X X          
Herring Gull X X          
Iceland Gull            
Lesser Black-backed Gull            
Great Black-backed Gull X X          
Least Tern            
Caspian Tern            
Common Tern            
Forster's Tern            
Black Skimmer            
Rock Pigeon X X          
Mourning Dove X X          
Yellow-billed Cuckoo            
Black-billed Cuckoo            
Eastern Screech-Owl            
Great Horned Owl             
Barred Owl            
Common Nighthawk            
Chimney Swift             
Ruby-thr. Hummingbird            
Belted Kingfisher X           
Red-headed Woodpecker 1/10           
Red-bellied Woodpecker X X          
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker X X          
Downy Woodpecker X X          
Hairy Woodpecker X X          
Northern Flicker  2/24          
Pileated Woodpecker            
American Kestrel 1/2 X          
Merlin 1/18           
Peregrine Falcon X X          
Eastern Wood-Pewee            
Willow Flycatcher            
Least Flycatcher            
Eastern Phoebe            
Great Crested Flycatcher            
Eastern Kingbird            
White-eyed Vireo            
Yellow-throated Vireo            
Blue-headed Vireo            
Warbling Vireo            
Red-eyed Vireo            
Blue Jay X X          
American Crow X X          
Fish Crow X X          
Common Raven            
Horned Lark            
Purple Martin            
Tree Swallow            
No. Rough-winged Swallow            
Bank Swallow            
Cliff Swallow            
Barn Swallow            
Carolina Chickadee X           
Blk-capped Chickadee X X          
Tufted Titmouse X X          
Red-breasted Nuthatch            
White-breasted Nuthatch X X          
Brown Creeper X           
House Wren            
Winter Wren            
Carolina Wren X X          
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher            
Golden-crowned Kinglet X           
Ruby-crowned Kinglet            
Eastern Bluebird 1/19           
Swainson's Thrush            
Hermit Thrush            
Wood Thrush            
American Robin X X          
Gray Catbird            
Brown Thrasher            
Northern Mockingbird X X          
European Starling X X          
American Pipit             
Cedar Waxwing X           
Worm-eating Warbler            
Louisiana Waterthrush            
Northern Waterthrush            
Blue-winged Warbler            
Black & white Warbler            
Prothonotary Warbler            
Tennessee Warbler            
Nashville Warbler            
Common Yellowthroat            
Hooded Warbler            
American Redstart            
Cape May Warbler            
Northern Parula            
Magnolia Warbler            
Bay-breasted Warbler            
Blackburnian Warbler            
Yellow Warbler            
Chestnut-sided Warbler            
Blackpoll Warbler            
Blk-throat. Blue Warbler            
Palm Warbler            
Pine Warbler            
Yellow-rumped Warbler X X          
Prairie Warbler            
Blk-throat. Green Warbler            
Canada Warbler            
Wilson's Warbler            
Yellow-breasted Chat            
Eastern Towhee            
Amer. Tree Sparrow  2/16          
Chipping Sparrow            
Clay-colored Sparrow            
Field Sparrow            
Savannah Sparrow            
Grasshopper Sparrow            
Fox Sparrow            
Song Sparrow X X          
Lincoln's Sparrow            
Swamp Sparrow            
White-throated Sparrow X X          
White-crowned Sparrow            
Dark-eyed Junco X X          
Summer Tanager            
Scarlet Tanager            
Northern Cardinal X X          
Rose-breasted Grosbeak            
Blue Grosbeak            
Indigo Bunting            
Red-winged Blackbird X X          
Eastern Meadowlark            
Rusty Blackbird   2/5          
Common Grackle X X          
Brown-headed Cowbird  2/16          
Orchard Oriole            
Baltimore Oriole            
House Finch X X          
Purple Finch            
Common Redpoll            
Pine Siskin            
Amer. Goldfinch X X          
Evening Grosbeak            
House Sparrow X X          
Bar-headed Goose            
Egyptian Goose            
# of species 62 60