Birds

 
BIRD CHECKLIST
 
OF
 
NORTH PARK

  List Updated 2007

KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS

A – Alien species introduced from Europe or Asia

B – Breeding species in: 1-North Park, 2-Pennsylvania

DV – Declining or vulnerable populations due        

primarily to habitat loss.

H – Historically found in region

M – Migratory species

– Primary habitat: 1-field, 2-forest, 3-water, 4-mixed

P – Proposed state status by the PA. Biological Survey:

E-Endangered, T-threatened, R-Rare,

CP-Candidate Proposed, CA-Candidate at Risk,

CR-Candidate Rare, CU-Condition Undetermined,

X-PA. Extirpated, S-Species Extinct

COMMON LOON – M, O3
PIE-BILLED GREBE – B2, M, O3, PCR
HORNED GREBE – M, O3
DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT – B2, M, O3
AMERICAN BITTERN – B2, M, O3, PE
LEAST BITTERN – B2, M, O3, PE
CATTLE EGRET – B2, M, O3
GREAT BLUE HERON – B2, M, 03
LITTLE BLUE HERON – M, O3
GREEN-BACKED HERON – B1, M, O3
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON – B2, O3, DV
SNOW GOOSE – M, O3
ROSS’S GOOSE – M, O3
CANADA GOOSE – B1, M, O3
MUTE SWAN – A, B1, O3
TUNDRA SWAN – M, O3
AMERICAN WIGEON – B2, M, O3
AMERICAN BLACK DUCK – B2, M, O3
WOOD DUCK – B1, M, O3
MALLARD – B1, M, O3
BLUE-WINGED TEAL – B2, M, O3
GREEN-WINGED TEAL – B2, M, O3, PCR
NORTHERN SHOVELER – B2, M, O3
NORTHERN PINTAIL – B2, M, O3
GADWALL – B2, M, O3
CANVASBACK – M, O3
REDHEAD – M, O3
RING-NECKED DUCK – M, O3
GREATER SCAUP – M, O3
LESSER SCAUP – M, O3
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER – M, O3
LONG-TAILED DUCK – M, O3
BUFFLEHEAD – M, O3
COMMON GOLDENEYE – M, O3, PT
HOODED MERGANZER – B2, M, O3
RED-BREASTED MERGANZER – M, O3
COMMON MERGANZER – B2, M, O3
RUDDY DUCK – B2, M, O3
TURKEY VULTURE – B2, M, O4
OSPREY – B2, M, O3, PT
NORTHERN HARRIER – B2, M, O1, PCA
BALD EAGLE – B2, M, O3, PT
SHARP-SHINNED HAWK – B1, DV, M, O2
COOPER’S HAWK – B1, M, O2
NORTHERN GOSHAWK – B2, M, O2, PCR
RED-SHOULDERED HAWK – B2, DV, M, O2
BROAD-WINGED HAWK – B1, M, O2
RED-TAILED HAWK – B1, M, O4
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK – M, O1
AMERICAN KESTREL – B1, M, O1
MERLIN – M, O1
PEREGRINE FALCON – B2, M, O1, PE
RING-NECKED PHEASANT – A, B1, O1
RUFFED GROUSE – B1, O2
(HEATH HEN – B2, PS)
WILD TURKEY – B1, O2
NORTHERN BOBWHITE QUAIL – B1, O1, PCA
VIRGINIA RAIL – B2, DV, M, O3
SORA RAIL – B2, DV, M, O3
COMMON MOORHEN – B2, DV, M, O3
AMERICAN COOT – B2, M, O3, PCR
SEMIPALMATED PLOVER - M, O3
LEAST SANDPIPER – M, O3
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER – M, O3
DUNLIN – M, O3
KILLDEER – B1, M, O1
GREATER YELLOWLEGS – M, O3
LESSER YELLOWLEGS – M, O3
SOLITARY SANDPIPER – M, O3
SPOTTED SANDPIPER – B1, DV, M, O3
PECTORAL SANDPIPER – M, O3
SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER – M, O3
RUDDY TURNSTONE – M, O3
COMMON SNIPE – B2, M, O3, PCR
AMERICAN WOODCOCK – B1, DV, M, O2
HERRING GULL – B2, M, O3
RING-BILLED GUL – M, O3
BONAPARTE’S GULL – M, O3
COMMON TERN – B2, M, O3, PE
BLACK TERN – B2, M, O3, PE
CASPIAN TERN – M, O3
ROCK DOVE – A, B1, O1
PASSENGER PIGEON – B2, H, PS
MOURNING DOVE –B1, O4
BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO –B1, DV, M, O2
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO – B1, M, O2
GREAT HORNED OWL – B1, O4
BARRED OWL – B1, O2
SNOWY OWL – M, O1
BARN OWL – B2, O1, PCA
EASTERN SCREECH OWL –B1, O4
LONG-EARED OWL – B1, O4, PCU
SHORT-EARED OWL – B2, M, O1, PE
NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL – B1, M, O2, PCU
CHIMNEY SWIFT – B1, M, O4
COMMON NIGHTHAWK – B2, DV, M, O4
WHIP-POOR-WILL – B1, DV, M, O4
RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD – B1, M, O4
BELTED KINGFISHER – B1, M, O3
RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER – B1, O2
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – B2, DV, M, O2
DOWNY WOODPECKER – B1, O2
HAIRY WOODPECKER – B1, O2
NORTHERN FLICKER – B1, DV, M, O2
PILEATED WOODPECKER – B1, O2
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER – B2, M, O2
EASTERN KINGBIRD – B1, M, O4
EASTERN WOOD PEWEE – B1, M, O2
ACADIAN FLYCATCHER – B1, M, O2
WILLOW FLYCATCHER – B1, DV, M, O4
LEAST FLYCATCHER – B1, M, O2
ALDER FLYCATCHER – B1, M, O4
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER – M, O2, PX
YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER –B2,M,O2,PT
EASTERN PHOEBE – B1, M, O2
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER – B1, M, O2
HORNED LARK – B1, DV, M, O1
TREE SWALLOW – B1, M, O1
BANK SWALLOW – B2, M, O3
CLIFF SWALLOW – B2, M, O1
NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW – B1,M, O3
BARN SWALLOW – B1, M, O1
PURPLE MARTIN – B2, DV, M, O4
BLUE JAY – B1, O4
AMERICAN CROW – B1, M, O2

*      BLACK-BILLED MAGPIE – escapes from Pgh zoo

*     BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE – B1, M, O2

*     CAROLINA CHICKADEE – B2, M, O2

*     BOREAL CHICKADEE – M, O2

*     TUFTED TITMOUSE – B1, O2

*     WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH – B1, O2

*     RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH – B2, M, O2

*     BROWN CREEPER – B2, M, O2

*     CAROLINA WREN – B1, O4

*     HOUSE WREN – B1, M, O4

*     BEWICK’S WREN – M, O4, PX

*     WINTER WREN – B2, M, O4

*     MARSH WREN – B2, M, O3, PCR

*     VEERY – B1, M, O2

*     WOOD THRUSH – B1, M, O2

*     HERMIT THRUSH – B2, M, O2

*     SWAINSON’S THRUSH – B2, M, O2, PCR

*     GREY-CHEEKED THRUSH – M, O2

*     AMERICAN ROBIN – B1, M, O2

*     EASTERN BLUEBIRD – B1, M, O1

*     GRAY CATBIRD – B1, M, O2

*     NORTHERN SHRIKE – M, O1

*     LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE – M, O1, PE

*     NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD – B1, O4

*     BROWN THRASHER – B1, DV, M, O4

*     CEDAR WAXWING – B1, M, O4

*     BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER – B1, M, O2

*     RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET – M, O2

*     GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET – B2, M, O2

*     EUROPEAN STARLING – A, B1, M, O4

*     WHITE-EYED VIREO – B1, M, O4

*     YELLOW-TROATED VIREO – B1, M, O2

*     WARBLING VIREO – B1, M, O4

*     RED-EYED VIREO – B1, M, O2

*     BLUE-HEADED VIREO – B2, M, O2

*     PHILADELPHIA VIREO – M, O4

*     BLUE-WINGED WARBLER – B1, M, O4

*     GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER – B1, DV, M, O4

*     BREWSTER’S WARBLER – B1, O2

*     NORTHERN PARULA – B1, M, O2

*     YELLOW WARBLER – B1, M, O4

*     CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER – B1, M, O4

*     PRARIE WARBLER – B1, M, O4

*     CERULEAN WARBLER – B1, M, O2

*     BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER – B1, DV, M,O2

*     AMERICAN REDSTART – B1, M, O2

*     WORM-EATING WARBLER – B1, M, O2

*     PROTHONOTARY WARBLER – B2, M, O3, PCR

*     TENNESSEE WARBLER – M, O2

*     ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER – M, O2

*     NASHVILLE WARBLER – DV, M, O2

*     MAGNOLIA WARBLER – B2, M, O4

*     CAPE MAY WARBLER – M, O2

*     BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER –B2,M,O2

*     YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER – B2, M, O2

*      BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER-B2,M,O2

*     BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER – B2, M, O2

*     YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER – B2, M, O2

*     KENTUCKY WARBLER – B1, M, O2

*     BAY-BREASTED WARBLER – M, O2

*     BLACKPOLL WARBLER – B2, M, O2

*     PINE WARBLER – B2, DV, M, O2

*     PALM WARBLER – M, O4

*     WILSON’S WARBLER – M, O4

*     CANADA WARBLER – B1, DV, M, O2

*     HOODED WARBLER – B1, M, O2

*     MOURNING WARBLER – B2, M, O4

*     CONNECTICUT WARBLER – M, O2

*     OVENBIRD – B1, M, O2

*     COMMON YELLOWTHROAT – B1, M, O4

*     LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH – B1, M, O3

*     NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH – B2, M, O3

*     YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT – B1, DV, M, O2

*     SCARLET TANAGER – B1, M, O2

*     SUMMER TANAGER – B2, M, O2, PCR

*     NORTHERN CARDINAL – B1, O4

*     ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK – B1, M, O4

*     EVENING GROSBEAK – B2, M, O4

*     PINE GROSBEAK – M, O2

*     INDIGO BUNTING – B1, M, O4

*     RUFOUS-SIDED TOWHEE – B1, DV, M, O2

*     RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD – B1, DV, M, O1

*     RUSTY BLACKBIRD – M, O3

*     BREWER’S BLACKBIRD – M, O4

*     BOBOLINK – B1, M, O1

*     EASTERN MEADOWLARK – B1, DV, M, O1

*     WESTERN MEADOWLARK – M, O1

*     COMMON GRACKLE – B1, DV, M, O4

*     BROWN-HEADED COWBIRD – B1, M, O4

*     ORCHARD ORIOLE – B1, M, O4

*     NORTHERN ORIIOLE – B1, DV, M O2

*     PURPLE FINCH – B1, M, O2

*      HOUSE FINCH – B1, O4, Introduced from western U.S.A.

*     AMERICAN GOLDFINCH – B1, DV, M, O1

*     COMMON REDPOLL – M, O4

*     PINE SISKIN – B2, M, O2

*     RED CROSSBILL – B2, M, O2

*     WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL – M, O2

*     HOUSE SPARROW – A, B1, O4

*     CHIPPING SPARROW – B1, M, O4

*     FIELD SPARROW – B1, DV, M, O1

*     SAVANNAH SPARROW – B1, M, O1

*     GRASSHOPPER SPARROW – B1, DV, M, O1

*     HENSLOW’S SPARROW – B1, DV, O1

*     SONG SPARROW – B1, M, O1

*     VESPER SPARROW – B1, DV, M, O1

*     AMERICAN TREE SPARROW – DV, M, O1

*     WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW – M, O1

*     WHITE-THROATED SPARROW – B2, M, O4

*     FOX SPARROW – M, O4

*     LINCOLN’S SPARROW – M, O1

*     SWAMP SPARROW – B2, M, O3

*     DARK-EYED JUNCO – B2, M, O2

*     LAPLAND LONGSPUR – M, O1

*     SNOW BUNTING – M, O1

*     AMERICAN PIPIT – M, O1

*     CAROLINA PARAKEET – H, M, PS

 

 
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