Selected birds with sounds

This is a sampling of birds that can be found at the preserve. Click on the hyperlinks to hear their call. To learn more, go to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology website.


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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Oriole Icterus galbula
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
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
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
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus



















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