CVNP Bird List

Standard Scientific Name

Preferred Common Name

Park-Status

Abundance

Residency

Nativity

Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Accipiter gentilis

Northern Goshawk

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Accipiter striatus

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Present in Park

Rare

Breeder

Native

Actitis macularius

Spotted Sandpiper

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Aegolius acadicus

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Agelaius phoeniceus

Red-winged Blackbird

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Aix sponsa

Wood Duck

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Ammodramus henslowii

Henslow's Sparrow

Present in Park

Rare

Breeder

Native

Ammodramus nelsoni

Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Ammodramus savannarum

Grasshopper Sparrow

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Anas acuta

Northern Pintail

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Anas americana

American Wigeon

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Anas crecca

Green-winged Teal

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Anas discors

Blue-winged Teal

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Anas platyrhynchos

Mallard

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Anas rubripes

American Black Duck

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Anas strepera

Gadwall

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Anthus rubescens

American Pipit

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Archilochus colubris

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Ardea alba

Great Egret

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Ardea herodias

Great Blue Heron

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Asio otus

Long-eared Owl

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Aythya affinis

Lesser Scaup

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Aythya americana

Redhead

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Aythya collaris

Ring-necked Duck

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Aythya marila

Greater Scaup

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Aythya valisineria

Canvasback

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Baeolophus bicolor

Tufted Titmouse

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Bartramia longicauda

Upland Sandpiper

Historic

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Bombycilla cedrorum

Cedar Waxwing

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Bombycilla garrulus

Bohemian Waxwing

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Bonasa umbellus

Ruffed Grouse

Present in Park

Occasional

Breeder

Native

Botaurus lentiginosus

American Bittern

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Branta canadensis

Canada Goose

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Bubo scandiacus

Snowy Owl

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Bubo virginianus

Great Horned Owl

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Bubulcus ibis

Cattle Egret

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Bucephala albeola

Bufflehead

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Bucephala clangula

Common Goldeneye

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Buteo jamaicensis

Red-tailed Hawk

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Buteo lagopus

Rough-legged Hawk

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Buteo lineatus

Red-shouldered Hawk

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Buteo platypterus

Broad-winged Hawk

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Butorides virescens

Green Heron

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Calcarius lapponicus

Lapland Longspur

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Calidris alpina

Dunlin

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Calidris fuscicollis

White-rumped Sandpiper

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Calidris melanotos

Pectoral Sandpiper

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Calidris minutilla

Least Sandpiper

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Calidris pusilla

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Caprimulgus vociferus

Whip-poor-will

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Cardinalis cardinalis

Northern Cardinal

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Carduelis flammea

Common Redpoll

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Carduelis pinus

Pine Siskin

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Carduelis tristis

American Goldfinch

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Carpodacus mexicanus

House Finch

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Carpodacus purpureus

Purple Finch

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Cathartes aura

Turkey Vulture

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Catharus fuscescens

Veery

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Catharus guttatus

Hermit Thrush

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Catharus minimus

Gray-cheeked Thrush

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Catharus ustulatus

Swainson's Thrush

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Certhia americana

Brown Creeper

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Chaetura pelagica

Chimney Swift

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Charadrius semipalmatus

Semipalmated Plover

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Charadrius vociferus

Killdeer

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Chen caerulescens

Snow Goose

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Chlidonias niger

Black Tern

Historic

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Chordeiles minor

Common Nighthawk

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Chroicocephalus philadelphia

Bonaparte's Gull

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Circus cyaneus

Northern Harrier

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Cistothorus palustris

Marsh Wren

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Cistothorus platensis

Sedge Wren

Present in Park

Rare

Breeder

Native

Coccothraustes vespertinus

Evening Grosbeak

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Coccyzus americanus

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Coccyzus erythropthalmus

Black-billed Cuckoo

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Colaptes auratus

Northern Flicker

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Colinus virginianus

Northern Bobwhite

Historic

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Columba livia

Rock Pigeon

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Non-Native

Columbina passerina

Common Ground-Dove

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Contopus Cooperi

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Contopus virens

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Coragyps atratus

Black Vulture

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Corvus brachyrhynchos

American Crow

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Cygnus columbianus

Tundra Swan

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Cygnus olor

Mute Swan

Present in Park

Rare

Breeder

Non-Native

Dendroica caerulescens

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Dendroica castanea

Bay-breasted Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Dendroica cerulea

Cerulean Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Dendroica coronata

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory**

Native

Dendroica discolor

Prairie Warbler

Present in Park

Rare

Breeder

Native

Dendroica dominica

Yellow-throated Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Dendroica fusca

Blackburnian Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Dendroica magnolia

Magnolia Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory*

Native

Dendroica palmarum

Palm Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Dendroica pensylvanica

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Dendroica petechia

Yellow Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Dendroica pinus

Pine Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Dendroica striata

Blackpoll Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Dendroica tigrina

Cape May Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Dendroica virens

Black-throated Green Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Bobolink

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Dryocopus pileatus

Pileated Woodpecker

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Dumetella carolinensis

Gray Catbird

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Egretta caerulea

Little Blue Heron

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Empidonax alnorum

Alder Flycatcher

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Empidonax flaviventris

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Empidonax minimus

Least Flycatcher

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Empidonax traillii

Willow Flycatcher

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Empidonax virescens

Acadian Flycatcher

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Eremophila alpestris

Horned Lark

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Euphagus carolinus

Rusty Blackbird

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Falco columbarius

Merlin

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory*

Native

Falco sparverius

American Kestrel

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Fulica americana

American Coot

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Gallinago delicata

Wilson's Snipe

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Gavia immer

Common Loon

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Geothlypis trichas

Common Yellowthroat

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Grus canadensis

Sandhill Crane

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Bald Eagle

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Helmitheros vermivorum

Worm-eating Warbler

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory*

Native

Hirundo rustica

Barn Swallow

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Hylocichla mustelina

Wood Thrush

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Icteria virens

Yellow-breasted Chat

Present in Park

Rare

Breeder

Native

Icterus galbula

Baltimore Oriole

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Icterus spurius

Orchard Oriole

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Ictinia mississippiensis

Mississippi Kite

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Ixobrychus exilis

Least Bittern

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory*

Native

Junco hyemalis

Dark-eyed Junco

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Lanius excubitor

Northern Shrike

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory**

Native

Lanius ludovicianus

Loggerhead Shrike

Historic

NA

NA

Native

Larus argentatus

Herring Gull

Present in Park

Common

Resident***

Native

Larus delawarensis

Ring-billed Gull

Present in Park

Abundant

Resident***

Native

Larus marinus

Great Black-backed Gull

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Lophodytes cucullatus

Hooded Merganser

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Loxia curvirostra

Red Crossbill

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Loxia leucoptera

White-winged Crossbill

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Megaceryle alcyon

Belted Kingfisher

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Megascops asio

Eastern Screech Owl

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Melanerpes carolinus

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Melanerpes erythrocephalus

Red-headed Woodpecker

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Melanitta fusca

White-winged Scoter

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Meleagris gallopavo

Wild Turkey

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Melospiza georgiana

Swamp Sparrow

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Melospiza lincolnii

Lincoln's Sparrow

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Melospiza melodia

Song Sparrow

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Mergus merganser

Common Merganser

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Mergus serrator

Red-breasted Merganser

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Mimus polyglottos

Northern Mockingbird

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Mniotilta varia

Black-and-white Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Molothrus ater

Brown-headed Cowbird

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Myiarchus crinitus

Great Crested Flycatcher

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Nyctanassa violacea

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Historic

NA

NA

Native

Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Oporornis agilis

Connecticut Warbler

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Oporornis formosus

Kentucky Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Oporornis philadelphia

Mourning Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Oxyura jamaicensis

Ruddy Duck

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Pandion haliaetus

Osprey

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Parula americana

Northern Parula

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Passer domesticus

House Sparrow

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Non-Native

Passerculus sandwichensis

Savannah Sparrow

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Passerella iliaca

Fox Sparrow

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Passerina cyanea

Indigo Bunting

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Cliff Swallow

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Phalacrocorax auritus

Double-crested Cormorant

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Phasianus colchicus

Ring-necked Pheasant

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Non-Native

Pheucticus ludovicianus

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Picoides arcticus

Black-backed Woodpecker

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Picoides pubescens

Downy Woodpecker

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Picoides villosus

Hairy Woodpecker

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Pinicola enucleator

Pine Grosbeak

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Eastern Towhee

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Piranga olivacea

Scarlet Tanager

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Piranga rubra

Summer Tanager

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Plectrophenax nivalis

Snow Bunting

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Plegadis falcinellus

Glossy Ibis

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Pluvialis squatarola

Black-bellied Plover

Present in Park

Occasional

Migratory

Native

Podiceps auritus

Horned Grebe

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Podiceps grisegena

Red-necked Grebe

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Podilymbus podiceps

Pied-billed Grebe

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Poecile atricapillus

Black-capped Chickadee

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Polioptila caerulea

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Pooecetes gramineus

Vesper Sparrow

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Porzana carolina

Sora

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Progne subis

Purple Martin

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Protonotaria citrea

Prothonotary Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Quiscalus quiscula

Common Grackle

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Rallus elegans

King Rail

Historic

NA

NA

Native

Rallus limicola

Virginia Rail

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Regulus calendula

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Regulus satrapa

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Present in Park

Common

Migratory*

Native

Riparia riparia

Bank Swallow

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Sayornis phoebe

Eastern Phoebe

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Scolopax minor

American Woodcock

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Seiurus aurocapilla

Ovenbird

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Seiurus motacilla

Louisiana Waterthrush

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Seiurus noveboracensis

Northern Waterthrush

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Setophaga ruticilla

American Redstart

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Sialia sialis

Eastern Bluebird

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Sitta canadensis

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Sitta carolinensis

White-breasted Nuthatch

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Sphyrapicus varius

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Spiza americana

Dickcissel

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Spizella arborea

American Tree Sparrow

Present in Park

Common

Migratory**

Native

Spizella pallida

Clay-colored Sparrow

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Spizella passerina

Chipping Sparrow

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Spizella pusilla

Field Sparrow

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Strix varia

Barred Owl

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Sturnella magna

Eastern Meadowlark

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Sturnus vulgaris

European Starling

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Tachycineta bicolor

Tree Swallow

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Thryothorus ludovicianus

Carolina Wren

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Toxostoma rufum

Brown Thrasher

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Tringa flavipes

Lesser Yellowlegs

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Tringa melanoleuca

Greater Yellowlegs

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Tringa solitaria

Solitary Sandpiper

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Troglodytes aedon

House Wren

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Troglodytes troglodytes

Winter Wren

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory*

Native

Turdus migratorius

American Robin

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Tyrannus tyrannus

Eastern Kingbird

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Tyrannus verticalis

Western Kingbird

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Tyto alba

Barn Owl

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Vermivora celata

Orange-crowned Warbler

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory

Native

Vermivora chrysoptera

Golden-winged Warbler

Present in Park

Rare

Migratory*

Native

Vermivora peregrina

Tennessee Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Vermivora pinus

Blue-winged Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Vermivora pinus X chrysoptera

Brewster's Warbler, Lawrence's Warbler

Present in Park

Rare

Breeder

Native

Vermivora ruficapilla

Nashville Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory*

Native

Vireo flavifrons

Yellow-throated Vireo

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Vireo gilvus

Warbling Vireo

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Vireo griseus

White-eyed Vireo

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Vireo olivaceus

Red-eyed Vireo

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Vireo philadelphicus

Philadelphia Vireo

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory

Native

Vireo solitarius

Blue-headed Vireo

Present in Park

Uncommon

Breeder

Native

Wilsonia canadensis

Canada Warbler

Present in Park

Uncommon

Migratory*

Native

Wilsonia citrina

Hooded Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Breeder

Native

Wilsonia pusilla

Wilson's Warbler

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Present in Park

Occasional

Vagrant

Native

Zenaida macroura

Mourning Dove

Present in Park

Abundant

Breeder

Native

Zonotrichia albicollis

White-throated Sparrow

Present in Park

Common

Migratory**

Native

Zonotrichia leucophrys

White-crowned Sparrow

Present in Park

Common

Migratory

Native

Report generated by the NPS

*Rare Breeder

Inventory and Monitoring

** Winter Resident

Program on Jan. 2009; Revisions by Chasar Feb. 2009

***Non-breeder

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Last updated: April 10, 2015

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