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Birdwatch List Key
 
A Abundant very numerous species
C Common certain in proper habitat
U Uncommon present, but may not be seen
O Occasional seen a few times per season
R Rare seen every 2 to 5 years
X Accidental seen only once or twice
H Hypothetical never recorded but may occur, based on records nearby
 
M Migratory Only
* Nests within the boundaries of Ernie Miller Park
 

Sp

Spring

 

March to May

S

Summer

 

June to August

F

Fall

 

September to November

W

Winter

 

December to February

 

 

 

 

Sp

S

F

W

BLACKBIRD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brewer's

 

 

 

 

R

 

Red-winged

 

A

A

A

 

 

Rusty

 

 

 

 

R

BLUEBIRD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern

*

A

A

A

A

BOBWHITE (See QUAIL)

BUNTING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indigo

*

C

C

 

 

CARDINAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern

*

A

A

A

A

CATBIRD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gray

 

O

O

O

 

CHAT (See WARBLER)

CHUCK-WILL'S-WIDOW

 

H

H

 

 

CHICKADEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black-capped

*

A

A

A

A

COOT

 

 

 

 

 

 

American

 

 

H

H

 

CORMORANT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Double-cresled

 

X

 

X

 

COWBIRD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brown-headed

 

U

U

 

 

CREEPER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brown

 

O

 

U

U

CROW

 

 

 

 

 

 

American

 

A

A

A

A

CUCKOO

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black-billed

 

U

O

O

 

 

Yellow-billed

 

C

C

O

 

DICKCISSEL

 

R

R

 

 

DOVE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mourning

*

C

A

A

C

 

Rock

 

U

U

U

C

DUCK

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mallard

 

R

R

R

R

 

Wood

 

R

R

R

 

EAGLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bald

 

 

 

 

R

FALCON

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kestrel, American

 

U

U

U

U

 

Merlin

 

 

 

 

H

FINCH

 

 

 

 

 

 

House

 

 

 

O

C

 

Purple

 

O

 

O

O

 

Goldfinch (See GOLDFINCH)

 

 

 

 

 

FLYCATCHER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acadian

 

O

O

 

 

 

Alder

 

X

 

X

 

 

Groat Cresled

 

C

C

O

 

 

Least

 

U

 

U

 

 

Olive-sided

 

O

 

O

 

 

Scissor-tailed

 

R

R

 

 

 

Willow

 

X

 

X

 

GNATCATCHER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blue-gray

*

C

U

R

 

GOLDFINCH

 

 

 

 

 

 

American

*

C

C

C

C

GRACKLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common

 

A

A

A

 

GREBE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pied-billed

 

H

 

H

H

GROSBEAK

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

 

 

 

X

 

Rose-breasted

 

O

O

U

 

GOOSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canada (flying)(M)

 

 

 

M

M

 

Snow (flying)

 

R

 

M

M

GULL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herring

 

 

 

R

R

 

Ring-billed

 

R

R

U

O

HAWK

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad-winged (M)

 

R

 

X

 

 

Cooper's

 

R

R

R

R

 

Hamer, Northern

 

 

 

 

X

 

Red-tailed

 

C

C

C

O

 

Red-shouldered

 

H

 

H

 

 

Rough-legged (M)

 

M

 

M

 

 

Sharp-shinned

 

O

 

O

H

 

Swainson's (M)

 

M

 

M

 

HERON

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Blue

 

U

U

O

 

 

Green-backed

 

U

U

 

 

HUMMINGBIRD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruby-throated

 

U

U

 

 

JAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blue

*

A

A

A

A

JUNCO

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dark-eyed

 

U

 

C

C

KILLDEER

 

U

U

U

 

KINGBIRD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern

 

C

C

 

 

 

Western

 

 

X

X

 

KINGFISHER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Belted

 

U

U

U

U

KINGLET

 

 

 

 

 

 

Golden-crowned

 

O

 

 

O

 

Ruby-crowned

 

U

 

O

R

KITE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

 

H

 

LARK

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horned

 

 

 

X

R

MARTIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purple

 

U

U

 

 

MEADOWLARK

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern

 

U

U

U

U

MOCKINGBIRD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern

 

U

U

U

U

NIGHTHAWK

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common

 

C

C

 

 

NUTHATCH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red-breasted

 

 

 

R

R

 

White-breasted

*

C

C

C

U

ORIOLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orchard

 

O

R

R

 

 

Northern

*

C

C

 

 

OSPREY

 

H

 

H

 

OVENBIRD (See WARBLER)

OWL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barred

*

U

U

U

U

 

Great Horned

*

C

C

C

C

 

Long-eared

 

 

 

 

H

 

Short-eared

 

 

 

 

H

 

Screech

 

R

R

R

U

PELICAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

White (flying)(M)

 

 

 

R

 

PEWEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Wood

 

C

C

O

 

PHOEBE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern

 

U

U

R

 

QUAIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bobwhite

*

C

C

C

C

ROBIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

American

*

C

C

C

C

SANDPIPER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spotted

 

H

H

 

 

SHRIKE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loggerhead

 

R

R

R

R

SHOREBIRDS (See SANDPIPERS & HERONS)

SISKIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pine

 

 

 

R

O

SNIPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common

 

R

 

R

X

SPARROW

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chipping

*

C

U

U

 

 

Clay-colored

 

X

 

 

 

 

Field

 

C

U

U

 

 

Fox

 

O

O

O

R

 

Harris

 

O

 

U

U

 

House

*

C

C

C

C

 

Lark

 

 

R

 

 

 

Le Contes

 

H

H

H

 

 

Lincoln's

 

O

 

O

X

 

Song

 

U

 

U

U

 

Swamp

 

O

 

O

U

 

Savannah

 

R

 

R

 

 

Tree, American

 

U

 

U

U

 

Vesper

 

R

 

R

 

 

White-crowned

 

U

 

U

U

 

White-throated

 

U

 

U

O

STARLING

*

C

C

C

C

SWALLOW

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bank

 

X

 

 

 

 

Barn

*

C

C

U

 

 

Cliff

 

 

X

 

 

 

Rough-Winged, Northern

 

C

C

 

 

 

Tree

 

O

X

 

 

SWIFT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chimney

 

C

C

U

 

TANAGER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scarlet

 

 

R

 

 

 

Summer

 

R

U

U

 

THRUSH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gray-cheeked (M)

 

O

 

 

 

 

Hermit

 

R

 

X

 

 

Swainson's (M)

 

C

 

O

 

 

Veery

 

X

 

 

 

 

Wood

 

O

O

 

 

TERN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forester

 

H

 

H

 

THRASHER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brown

*

C

U

U

 

TITMOUSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tufter

*

C

C

C

C

TOWHEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rufous Sided

 

U

O

U

O

VIREO

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia

 

R

 

R

 

 

Red-eyed

*

C

C

O

 

 

Solitary

 

U

X

O

 

 

Warbling

 

C

O

U

 

 

White-eyed

 

X

 

R

 

 

Yellow-throated

 

M

 

 

 

VULTURE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turkey

 

C

C

U

 

WARBLER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bay-breasted (M)

 

R

 

R

 

 

Black-ad-white (M)

 

U

R

O

 

 

Blackburnian (M)

 

O

 

 

 

 

Blackpoll (M)

 

U

 

O

 

 

Black-throated Green (M)

 

O

 

O

 

 

Blue-winged (M)

 

X

 

X

 

 

Canada (M)

 

O

 

O

 

 

Chaf, Yellowbreasted (M)

 

R

R

 

 

 

Chestnut-sided (M)

 

O

 

O

 

 

Connecticut (M)

 

H

 

 

 

 

Golden-winged (M)

 

X

 

X

 

 

Kentucky (M)

*

U

U

O

 

 

Magnolia (M)

 

O

 

O

 

 

Mourning (M)

 

U

M

O

 

 

Nashville (M)

 

C

 

O

 

 

Orange-crowned (M)

 

U

 

O

 

 

Ovenbird (M)

 

U

X

 

 

 

Palm (M)

 

R

 

R

 

 

Parula, Northern (M)

 

C

U

O

 

 

Pine (M)

 

H

 

H

H

 

Prothonotary

 

X

R

 

 

 

Redstart, American (M)

 

U

R

O

 

 

Tennessee (M)

 

C

 

O

 

 

Waterthrush (See WATERTHRUSH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wilson's (M)

 

U

 

O

 

 

Yellow (M)

 

U

 

U

R

 

Yellow-rumped (M)

*

C

M

U

 

 

Yellow-throated (M)

 

R

 

R

 

 

Yellowthroat, Common (M)

 

U

U

O

 

WATERTHRUSH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

U

R

 

 

 

Northern

 

O

 

 

 

WAXWING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bohemian

 

 

 

 

H

 

Cedar

 

U

 

 

O

WEAVER FINCH (See SPARROW, House)

WHIP-POOR-WILL

 

X

 

 

 

WOODCOCK

 

 

 

 

 

 

American

 

R

 

 

 

WOODPECKER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Downy

*

C

C

C

C

 

Flicker, Northern

*

C

C

C

C

 

Hairy

*

U

U

U

U

 

Pileated

 

R

R

 

R

 

Red-headed

*

U

U

C

O

 

Red-bellied

*

C

C

C

U

 

Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied

 

X

X

X

R

WREN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carolina

*

U

U

U

U

 

House

 

C

C

O

 

 

Winter

 

R

 

 

X

             

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