• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Birds

Birds of Appomattox Court House NHP

Common name

Scientific name

Notes

Order Anseriformes: Waterfowl

Wood duck

Aix sponsa

Order Apodiformes: Swifts and Hummingbirds

Chimney swift

Chaetura pelagica


Ruby-throated hummingbird

Archilochus colubris

Order Charadriiformes: Shorebirds

Killdeer

Charadrius vociferous

American woodcock

Scolopax minor


Order Ciconiiformes: Herons

Great blue heron

Ardea herodias

Green heron

Butorides virescens


Order Columbiformes: Doves

Mourning dove

Zenaida macroura

Order Cuculiformes: Cuckoos

Yellow-billed cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus


Order Falconiformes: Hawks, Falcons, and Vultures

Northern harrier

Circus cyaneus


Cooper's hawk

Accipiter cooperii

Red-shouldered hawk

Buteo lineatus

Red-tailed hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Bald eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus


Turkey vulture

Cathartes aura

Black vulture

Coragyps atratus

American kestrel

Falco sparverius

Order Galliformes: Upland Game Birds

Wild turkey

Meleagris gallopavo

Northern bobwhite

Colinus virginianus


Order Passeriformes, Family Bombycillidae: Waxwings

Cedar waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

Order Passeriformes, Family Certhiidae: Creepers

Brown creeper

Certhia americana


Order Passeriformes, Family Corvidae: Crows and Jays

Blue jay

Cyanocitta cristata

American crow

Corvus brachyrhynchos

Order Passeriformes, Family Fringillidae: Finches and Sparrows

Northern cardinal

Cardinalis cardinalis

Rose-breasted grosbeak

Pheucticus ludovicianus


Blue grosbeak

Guiraca caerulea

Indigo bunting

Passerina cyanea

Eastern towhee

Pipilo erythrophthalmus


Field sparrow

Spizella pusilla


Chipping sparrow

Spizella passerina

Grasshopper sparrow

Ammodramus savannarum


Savannah sparrow

Passerculus sandwichensis

White-throated sparrow

Zonotrichia albicollis

Song sparrow

Melospiza georgiana

Dark-eyed junco

Junco hyemalis

House finch

Carpodacus mexicanus

American goldfinch

Carduelis tristis

Order Passeriformes, Family Hirundinidae: Swallows

Northern rough-winged swallow

Stelgidopteryx serripennis


Barn swallow

Hirundo rustica

Order Passeriformes, Family Icteridae: Blackbirds

Eastern meadowlark

Strunella magna


Brown-headed cowbird

Molothrus ater

Red-winged blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Common grackle

Quiscalus quiscula

Baltimore oriole

Icterus galbula

Orchard oriole

Icterus spurius

Order Passeriformes, Family Mimidae: Mimic Thrushes

Gray catbird

Dumetella carolinensis


Northern mockingbird

Mimus polyglottos

Brown thrasher

Toxostoma rufum


Order Passeriformes, Family Paridae: Titmice and Chickadees

Tufted titmouse

Baeolophus bicolor

Carolina chickadee

Poecile carolinensis

Order Passeriformes, Family Parulidae: Wood Warblers

Northern parula

Parula americana


Yellow warbler

Dendroica petechia


Chestnut-sided warbler

Dendroica pensylvanica

Cape May warbler

Dendroica tigrina

Black-throated blue warbler

Dendroica caerulescens

Yellow-rumped warbler

Dendroica coronate

Black-throated green warbler

Dendroica virens


Prairie warbler

Dendroica discolor


Pine warbler

Dendroica pinus

Yellow-throated warbler

Dendroica dominica

Worm-eating warbler

Helmitheros vermivorus


Black-and-white warbler

Mniotilta varia


American redstart

Setophaga ruticilla

Ovenbird

Seiurus aurocapillus


Louisiana waterthrush

Seiurus motacilla


Kentucky warbler

Oporornis formosus


Common yellowthroat

Geothlypis trichas

Hooded warbler

Wilsonia citrina

Yellow-breasted chat

Icteria virens


Order Passeriformes, Family Sittidae: Nuthatches

White-breasted nuthatch

Sitta carolinensis

Order Passeriformes, Family Sturnidae: Starlings

European starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Order Passeriformes, Family Sylviidae: Kinglets

Golden-crowned kinglet

Regulus satrapa


Ruby-crowned kinglet

Regulus calendula

Blue-gray gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea

Order Passeriformes, Family Thraupidae: Tanagers

Summer tanager

Piranga rubra

Scarlet tanager

Piranga olivacea


Order Passeriformes, Family Troglodytidae: Wrens

Carolina wren

Thrythorus ludovicianus

Winter wren

Troglodytes troglodytes


Order Passeriformes, Family Turdidae: Thrushes

Eastern bluebird

Sialia sialis

American robin

Turdus migratorius

Wood thrush

Hylocichla mustelina


Hermit thrush

Catharus guttatus


Order Passeriformes, Family Tyrannidae: Flycatchers

Eastern wood-pewee

Contopus virens


Acadian flycatcher

Empidonax virescens

Great crested flycatcher

Myiarchus crinitus

Eastern kingbird

Tyrannus tyrannus


Eastern phoebe

Sayornis phoebe

Order Passeriformes, Family Vireonidae: Vireos

Red-eyed vireo

Vireo olivaceus

White-eyed vireo

Vireo griseus

Yellow-throated vireo

Vireo flavifrons


Order Piciformes: Woodpeckers

Red-bellied woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Yellow-bellied sapsucker

Sphyrapicus varius


Downy woodpecker

Picoides pubescens

Hairy woodpecker

Picoides villosus

Pileated woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Northern flicker

Colaptes auratus

Order Strigiformes: Owls

Great horned owl

Bubo virginianus

Barred owl

Strix varia

Eastern screech owl

Otus asio


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