Birds at the Preserve

To hear a bird's call, click on its common name.


Common Name

Scientific Name

Pied-billed Grebe

Podilymbus podiceps

American White Pelican

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Great Blue Heron

Aredea herodias

Green Heron

Butorides striatus

Cattle Egret (exotic)

Bubulcus ibis

Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

Snow Goose/Blue Goose

Chen caerulescens

Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos

Gadwall

Anas strepera

Northern Pintail

Anas acuta

Green-winged Teal

Anas crecca

Blue-winged Teal

Anas discors

American Wigeon

Anas americana

Common Name

Scientific Name

Wood Duck

Aix sponsa

Redhead

Aythya americana

Ring-necked Duck

Aythya collaris

Canvasback

Aythya valisineria

Lesser Scaup

Aythya affinis

Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Bufflehead

Bucephala albeola

Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura

Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Swainson's Hawk

Buteo swainsoni

Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo lagopus

Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Northern Harrier

Circus cyaneus

Common Name

Scientific Name

Merlin

Falco columbarius

American Kestrel

Falco sparverius

Greater Prairie Chicken

Tympanuchus cupido

Northern Bobwhite

Colinus virginianus

Ring-necked Pheasant

Phasianus colchicus

Wild Turkey

Meleagris gallopavo

Sandhill Crane

Grus canadensis

Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Upland Sandpiper

Bartramia longicauda

Common Snipe

Gallinago gallinago

Bonaparte's Gull

Larus philadelphia

Rock Dove

Columba livia

Mourning Dove

Zenaida macroura

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus

Common Name

Scientific Name

Black-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus erythropthalmus

Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus

Barred Owl

Strix varia

Whip-poor-will

Caprimulgus vociferus

Common Nighthawk

Chordeiles minor

Chimney Swift

Chaetura pelagica

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Archilochus colubris

Belted Kingfisher

Ceryle alcyon

Northern Flicker

Colaptes auratus

Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Red-headed Woodpecker

Melanerpes erythrocephalus

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Downy Woodpecker

Picoides pubescens

Hairy Woodpecker

Picoides villosus

Eastern Kingbird

Tyrannus tyrannus

Common Name

Scientific Name

Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus forficatus

Great Crested Flycatcher

Myiarchus crinitus

Eastern Phoebe

Sayornis phoebe

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Empidonax flaviventris

Acadian Flycatcher

Empidonax virescens

Least Flycatcher

Empidonax minimus

Eastern Wood-pewee

Contopus virens

Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Cliff Swallow

Hirundo pyrrhonota

Loggerhead Shrike

Lanius ludovicianus

Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

House Wren

Troglodytes aedon

Common Name

Scientific Name

Winter Wren

Troglodytes troglodytes

Bewick's Wren

Thryomanes bewickii

Carolina Wren

Thryothorus ludovicianus

Sedge Wren

Cistothorus platensis

Northern Mockingbird

Mimus polyglottos

Gray Catbird

Dumetella carolinensis

Brown Thrasher

Toxostoma rufum

Black-capped Chickadee

Parus atricapillus

Tufted Titmouse

Parus bicolor

White-breasted Nuthatch

Sitta carolinensis

Brown Creeper

Certhia americana

Prothonotary warbler

Protonotaria citrea

Tennessee Warbler

Vermivora peregrina

Northern Parula

Parula americana

Common Name

Scientific Name

Yellow Warbler

Dendroica petechia

Palm Warbler

Dendroica palmarum

Mourning Warbler

Oporornis philadelphia

Common Yellowthroat

Geothlypis trichas

Yellow-breasted Chat

Icteria virens

American Redstart

Setophaga ruticilla

White-eyed Vireo

Vireo griseus

Yellow-throated Vireo

Vireo flavifrons

Red-eyed Vireo

Vireo olivaceus

Warbling Vireo

Vireo gilvus

Eastern Meadowlark

Sturnella magna

Western Meadowlark

Sturnella neglecta

Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Orchard Oriole

Icterus spurius

Baltimore/Northern Oriole

Icterus galbula

Common Name

Scientific Name

Oriole Intergrade

Icterus spp.

Brewer's Blackbird

Euphagus cyanocephalus

Common Grackle

Quiscalus quiscula

Great-tailed Grackle

Quiscalus mexicanus

Brown-headed Cowbird

Molothrus ater

Northern Cardinal

Cardinalis cardinalis

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Pheucticus ludovicianus

Blue Grosbeak

Guiraca caerulea

Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea

Dickcissel

Spizza americana

Purple Finch

Carpodacus purpureus

House Finch

carpodacus mexicanus

American Goldfinch

Carduelis tristis

Eastern/Rufous-sided Towhee

Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Common Name

Scientific Name

Savannah Sparrow

Passerculus sandwichensis

Grasshopper Sparrow

Ammodramus savannarum

Vesper Sparrow

Pooecetes gramineus

Lark Sparrow

Chondestes grammacus

Dark-eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis

American Tree Sparrow

Spizella arborea

Chipping Sparrow

Spizella passerina

Field Sparrow

Spizella pusilla

Harris' Sparrow

Zonotrichia querula

White Crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

White-throated Sparrow

Zonotrichia albicollis

Fox Sparrow

Passerella iliaca

Song Sparrow

Melospiza melodia

Lapland Longspur

Calcarius lapponicus

Common Name

Scientific Name

Smith's Longspur

Calcarius pictus

House Sparrow (exotic)

Passer domesticus

European Starling (exotic)

Sturnus vulgaris

Blue Jay

Cyanocitta cristata

American Crow

Corvus brachyrhynchos

American Robin

Turdus migratorius

Swainson's Thrush

Catharus ustulatus

Eastern Bluebird

Sialia sialis

Townsend's Solitaire

Myadestes townsendi

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea

Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra

Horned Lark

Eremophila alpestris

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Last updated: April 10, 2015

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