National Park Service studies show that over 120 species of birds breed, nest, or migrate within Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Another 60 species may be present but are currently unconfirmed.
Groups of Birds
Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl
Waterfowl are birds that like living by water like rivers, lakes and other bodies of fresh water.
Woodpeckers are part of the family Picidae, a group of near-passerine birds that also consist of piculets, wrynecks, and sapsuckers.
Cormorants are black, reptilian-like, fish eating birds that swim low on the water with their heads up tilted towards the sky.
NPSpecies is a consolidated database where you can find the latest information on any species from any National Park Service unit. This resource lets you search for species information on specific parks and allows you to create your own itemized species lists.
Last updated: March 21, 2022