Bird List

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David Hypes

Bluestone National Scenic River
Bird List

KEY
The following is the key used to indicate abundance and occurrence:
C - COMMON indicates that the species can usually be seen during the season indicated.
U - UNCOMMON indicates present but not certain to be seen.
R - RARE indicates a very low probability on encountering the species, although not out of normal range.
A - ACCIDENTAL indicates that the species is out of its normal range.
P - PERMANENT RESIDENT indicates that the species remains in the park year-round.
S - SUMMER indicates that the species can be found in the park during the summer months.
W - WINTER indicates that the species can be found in the park during the winter months.
T - TRANSIENT indicates migratory birds, usually seen spring and fall.

LOONS - HERONS
Common Loon - U W
Pied-billed Grebe - C W
Double-crested Cormorant- R W
Great Blue Heron - P C
Green Heron - S C

WATERFOWL
Mute Swan- T R
Canada Goose- P C
Wood Duck - P C
Green Winged Teal - W C
American Black Duck - W C
Mallard - P C
Northern Pintail - W R
Blue-winged Teal - W C
Gadwall - T U
American Wigeon - T U
Canvasback - T U
Redhead - T U
Ringed-neck Duck - T C
Lesser Scaup - T C
Common Goldeneye - T C
Bufflehead - T C
Ruddy Duck - T C
Common Merganser - TU
Red-breasted Merganser - T U
Hooded Merganser - TU

AMERICAN VULTURES
Black Vulture - S U
Turkey Vulture - P C

EAGLES AND HAWKS
Osprey - T U
Bald Eagle - T R
Northern Harrier - T W
Sharp Shinned Hawk - P C
Coopers Hawk - P U
Red-shouldered Hawk - P C
Broad-winged Hawk - S C
Red-tailed Hawk - P C
Rough-legged Hawk - P U
Golden Eagle - T R
American Kestrel - P C
Peregrine Falcon - T R

GAME BIRDS
Ruffed Grouse - P C
Wild Turkey - P C
Northern Bobwhite - P U

SHOREBIRDS
Killdeer - P C
Solitary Sandpiper -T C
Spotted Sandpiper - S C
Ringed-billed Gull - T C

DOVES
Rock Dove - P C
Mourning Dove - P C

CUCKOOS
Black Billed Cuckoo - S U
Yellow Billed Cuckoo - S C

OWLS
Eastern Screech Owl - P U
Great Horned Owl- PU
Barred Owl - P C

NIGHTHAWKS, SWIFTS
Common Nighthawk - S U
Whip-poor-will - S U
Chimney Swift - S C

HUMMINGBIRDS, KINGFISHERS
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - S C
Belted Kingfisher - P C

WOODPECKERS
Red-bellied Woodpecker - P C
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - W U
Downy Woodpecker - P C
Hairy Woodpecker - P C
Northern Flicker- P C
Pileated Woodpecker - P C
Red-headed Woodpecker - P R

FLYCATCHERS
Eastern Wood-pewee - S C
Acadian Flycatcher - S C
Willow Flycatcher - S U
Least Flycatcher - S U
Eastern Phoebe - S C
Great-Crested Flycatcher - S C
Eastern Kingbird- S C

LARKS, SWALLOWS
Horned Lark - P R
Purple Martin - S U
Tree Swallow - S C
Rough-winged Swallow - S C
Bank Swallow - S C
Cliff Swallow - S C
Barn Swallow - S C

CROWS, JAYS
Blue Jay - P C
American Crow - P C
Common Raven - P U

CHICKADEES, TITMICE
Black-capped Chickadee - P C
Carolina Chickadee - P C
Tufted Titmouse - P C

NUTHATCHES, CREEPERS
Red-breasted Nuthatch -W U
White-breasted Nuthatch - P C
Brown Creeper - P C

WRENS
Carolina Wren - P C
House Wren - P C
Winter Wren - W U

KINGLETS, GNATCATCHERS
Gold-crowned Kinglet - W C
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - W C
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher- S C

THRUSHES
Eastern Bluebird - P C
Veery - T R
Gray-Cheeked Thrush - T R
Swainson's Thrush - S R
Hermit Thrush - W U
Wood Thrush - S C
American Robin - S C

MIMICS
Gray Catbird - S C
Northern Mockingbird - P C
Brown Thrasher - S C

WAXWINGS, STARLINGS, SHRIKES
Cedar Waxwing - P U
European Starling - P C
Loggerhead Shrike - S R

VIREOS
White-eyed Vireo - S C
Blue-headed Vireo - S U
Yellow Throated Vireo - S U
Warbling Vireo - S U
Red-eyed Vireo - S C

WARBLERS
Blue-winged Warbler - S U
Gold-winged Warbler - S C
Tennessee Warbler - T R
Nashville Warbler - T R
Northern Parula - S U
Yellow Warbler - S C
Magnolia Warbler - W C
Cape May Warbler - T R
Black throated Blue Warbler - S U
Black-throated Green Warbler -S U
Blackburnian Warbler -T U
Yellow-throated Warbler - S U
Pine Warbler - S U
Prairie Warbler - S C
Palm Warbler - T U
Bay-breasted Warbler - T U
Blackpoll Warbler - T U
Cerulean Warbler - S C
Black & White Warbler - S C
American Redstart- S C
Prothonotary Warbler - S U
Worm-eating Warbler - S C
Swainson's Warbler - S R
Ovenbird -S C
Northern Waterthrush - T R
Louisiana Waterthrush - S C
Kentucky Warbler - S C
Common Yellowthroat - S C
Hooded Warbler - S C
Wilson's Warbler - T R
Canada Warbler - S U
Yellow Breasted Chat - S C

TANAGERS
Summer Tanager - S U
Scarlet Tanager - S C

CARDINALS, GROSSBEAKS
Northern Cardinal - P C
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - S U
Blue Grosbeak - S U
Indigo Bunting - S C

SPARROWS
Eastern Towhee - P C
American Tree Sparrow - W U
Chipping Sparrow - S C
Field Sparrow - P C
Vesper Sparrow - S U
Savannah Sparrow - S U
Grasshopper Sparrow - S U
Fox Sparrow - T U
Song Sparrow - P C
Swamp Sparrow - W U
White-throated Sparrow - W C
White-crowned Sparrow -W U
Dark-eyed Junco - W C

BLACKBIRDS
Red-winged Blackbird - P C
Eastern Meadowlark - P C
Common Grackle - P C
Brown-headed Cowbird - S C
Baltimore Oriole - S C

FINCHES
Purple Finch - W U
House Finch- P C
Pine Siskin - W U
American Goldfinch - P C
Evening Grosbeak - W C

WEAVERS
House Sparrow - P C

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