Bird Sightings 2015  (See also Birds 2001  Birds 2002  Birds 2003  Birds 2004  Birds 2005  Birds 2006
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(Highland Park Area, Primarily Donaldson and Johnson Parks)
by Joanne Williams

Greater White-fronted Goose  
Snow Goose  
Brant  
Cackling Goose  
Canada Goose X X
Mute Swan 1/19 X
Tundra Swan  
Wood Duck  
Gadwall  
American Wigeon X X
American Black Duck X 
Mallard X X
Blue-winged Teal  
Northern Shoveler  
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
Canvasback  
Redhead  
Ring-necked Duck X X
Greater Scaup  
Lesser Scaup  
Surf Scoter   
Bufflehead X X
Common Goldeneye X X
Hooded Merganser X X
Common Merganser X X
Red-breasted Merganser  
Ruddy Duck  
Ruffed Grouse  
Wild Turkey  
Red-throated Loon  
Common Loon  
Pied-billed Grebe  
Horned Grebe  
Double-crested Cormorant X X
Great Cormorant 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 X X
Turkey Vulture X X
Osprey  
Bald Eagle  X X
Northern Harrier  
Sharp-shinned Hawk X X
Cooper's Hawk X X
Northern Goshawk  
Red-shouldered Hawk  2/11
Broad-winged Hawk  
Red-tailed Hawk X X
Rough-legged Hawk  
American Coot  
American Oystercatcher  
Semipalmated Plover  
Killdeer  
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 X
Red-headed Woodpecker  
Red-bellied Woodpecker X X
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  2/10
Downy Woodpecker X X
Hairy Woodpecker X X
Northern Flicker X X
Pileated Woodpecker  
American Kestrel  
Merlin  
Gyrfalcon  
Peregrine Falcon X X
Eastern Wood-Pewee  
Acadian Flycatcher  
Alder Flycatcher  
Willow Flycatcher  
Least Flycatcher  
Eastern Phoebe  
Great Crested Flycatcher  
Eastern Kingbird  
White-eyed Vireo  
Yellow-throated Vireo  
Blue-headed Vireo  
Warbling Vireo  
Philadelphia Vireo  
Red-eyed Vireo  
Blue Jay X X
American Crow X X
Fish Crow  X
Common Raven  
Horned Lark  
Purple Martin  
Tree Swallow  
No. Rough-winged Swallow  
Bank Swallow  
Cliff Swallow  
Barn Swallow  
Carolina Chickadee X X
Blk-capped Chickadee X X
Tufted Titmouse X X
Red-breasted Nuthatch  
White-breasted Nuthatch X X
Brown Creeper X X
House Wren  
Winter Wren X 
Sedge Wren  
Marsh Wren  
Carolina Wren X X
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  
Golden-crowned Kinglet X X
Ruby-crowned Kinglet X 
Eastern Bluebird  2/4
Veery  
Gray-cheeked Thrush  
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  
Ovenbird  
Worm-eating Warbler  
Louisiana Waterthrush  
Northern Waterthrush  
Blue-winged Warbler  
Black & white Warbler  
Prothonotary Warbler  
Tennessee Warbler  
Orange-crowned Warbler  
Nashville Warbler  
Common Yellowthroat  
Hooded Warbler  
American Redstart  
Cape May Warbler  
Cerulean 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 
Prairie Warbler  
Blk-throat. Green Warbler  
Canada Warbler  
Wilson's Warbler  
Yellow-breasted Chat  
Eastern Towhee  
Amer. Tree Sparrow  X
Chipping Sparrow  2/2
Clay-colored Sparrow  
Field Sparrow  2/11
Savannah Sparrow  2/5
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  
Dickcissel  
Bobolink  
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Eastern Meadowlark  
Rusty Blackbird   
Common Grackle  
Brown-headed Cowbird X 
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 53 56

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