Wolf Trap Bird Inventory

An ongoing inventory of birds has documented more than 128 species since 2001. The following is a list of birds that have either been observed by park staff or identified in the park by National Capital Region Inventory and Monitoring personnel.

  1. Key: x = breeding has been recorded in the region, W = winter resident, or M = migrant. In some cases Pr = probable occurrence or Po = possible occurrence.

Great Blue Heron

x

Po

Green Heron

x

Po

Canada Goose

x

Po

Wood Duck

x

Po

Mallard

x

Po

Turkey Vulture

x

M

Sharp-shinned Hawk

W

Cooper's Hawk

x

W

Red-shouldered Hawk

x

M

Broad-winged Hawk

x

M

Red-tailed Hawk

x

M

American Kestrel

x

Po

Merlin

M

Peregrine Falcon

M

Killdeer

x

Po

Solitary Sandpiper

M

Common Snipe

M

American Woodcock

x

M

Ring-billed Gull

W

Rock Dove

x

Pr

Mourning Dove

x

Pr

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

x

Po

Eastern Screech-Owl

x

Po

Great Horned Owl

x

Po

Barred Owl

x

Po

Common Nighthawk

x

M

Chimney Swift

x

Po

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

x

Po

Red-headed Woodpecker

x

M

Red-bellied Woodpecker

x

Pr

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

W

Downy Woodpecker

x

Pr

Hairy Woodpecker

x

Po

Northern Flicker

x

Pr

Pileated Woodpecker

x

Po

Eastern Wood-Pewee

x

Pr

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

M

Acadian Flycatcher

x

Po

Alder Flycatcher

M

Willow Flycatcher

x

M

Least Flycatcher

x

M

Eastern Phoebe

x

Pr

Great Crested Flycatcher

x

Po

Eastern Kingbird

x

Po

Purple Martin

x

Po

Barn Swallow

x

Po

Blue Jay

x

Pr

American Crow

x

Po

Fish Crow

x

Po

Carolina Chickadee

x

Pr

Tufted Titmouse

x

Pr

White-breasted Nuthatch

x

Pr

Brown Creeper

x

W

Carolina Wren

x

Pr

House Wren

x

Po

Winter Wren

W

Golden-crowned Kinglet

W

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

M

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

x

Pr

Eastern Bluebird

x

Pr

Veery

x

M

Gray-cheeked Thrush

M

Swainson's Thrush

M

Hermit Thrush

W

Wood Thrush

x

Pr

American Robin

x

Pr

Gray Catbird

x

Pr

Northern Mockingbird

x

Pr

Brown Thrasher

x

Po

Cedar Waxwing

x

Po

European Starling

x

Pr

White-eyed Vireo

x

Po

Blue-headed Vireo (Solitary)

M

Yellow-throated Vireo

x

Po

Philadelphia Vireo

M

Red-eyed Vireo

x

Pr

Blue-winged Warbler

x

M

Golden-winged Warbler

x

M

Tennessee Warbler

M

Orange-crowned Warbler

M

Nashville Warbler

M

Northern Parula

x

Po

Yellow Warbler

x

Po

Chestnut-sided Warbler

x

M

Magnolia Warbler

M

Cape May Warbler

M

Black-throated Blue Warbler

M

Yellow-rumped Warbler

W

Black-throated Green Warbler

x

M

Blackburnian Warbler

x

M

Palm Warbler

M

Bay-breasted Warbler

M

Blackpoll Warbler

M

Cerulean Warbler

x

M

Black-and-white Warbler

x

M

American Redstart

x

M

Ovenbird

x

Po

Northern Waterthrush

M

Louisiana Waterthrush

x

Po

Kentucky Warbler

x

Po

Connecticut Warbler

M

Mourning Warbler

M

Common Yellowthroat

x

Pr

Hooded Warbler

x

M

Wilson's Warbler

M

Canada Warbler

M

Yellow-breasted Chat

x

Po

Scarlet Tanager

x

Po

Northern Cardinal

x

Pr

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

x

M

Blue Grosbeak

x

Po

Indigo Bunting

x

Pr

Eastern Towhee

x

Po

Chipping Sparrow

x

Po

Fox Sparrow

W

Song Sparrow

x

Pr

Lincoln's Sparrow

M

White-throated Sparrow

W

Dark-eyed Junco

W

Red-winged Blackbird

x

Po

Common Grackle

x

Pr

Brown-headed Cowbird

x

Pr

Orchard Oriole

x

Po

Baltimore Oriole

x

Po

Purple Finch

M

House Finch

x

Pr

American Goldfinch

x

Pr

House Sparrow

x

Pr

Total Species

128

Total Species Breeding

91

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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