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Birds of Howell Woods

Birds Banded at Howell Woods
List as of August 8, 2006

Total Species Count - 173

Seasonal Occurrence

Y= Year round resident

W= Winter resident : Nov 2 - March 19

S = Summer resident: June 1 - July 14

M = Migration spring and fall: March 20 - May 31 / July 15 - November 1

GREBES

  • Pied-billed Grebe M

CORMORANTS

  • Double-crested Cormorant M

ANHINGAS

  • Anhinga M

HERONS & EGRETS

  • Great Blue Heron Y
  • Great Egret M
  • Green Heron S
  • Yellow-crowned Night-Heron M
  • Wood Stork M-S?
  • White Ibis M-S?
  • Snowy Egret M
  • Glossy Ibis M

GEESE & DUCKS

  • Canada Goose Y
  • Wood Duck Y
  • Mallard M-W
  • Blue-winged Teal M
  • Green-winged Teal M
  • Ring-necked Duck M
  • Bufflehead M-W
  • Hooded Merganser M-W
  • Ruddy Duck M-W

VULTURES & HAWKS

  • Black Vulture Y
  • Turkey Vulture Y
  • Osprey M
  • Bald Eagle M-S?-W
  • Mississippi Kite M-S
  • Northern Harrier W
  • Broad-winged Hawk M
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk M-W
  • Cooper's Hawk M-W
  • Red-shouldered Hawk Y
  • Red-tailed Hawk Y
  • American Kestrel M-W
  • Swallow-tailed Kite M
  • Merlin W

QUAILS , GROUSE & TURKEYS

  • Wild Turkey Y
  • Northern Bobwhite Y

PLOVERS

  • Killdeer Y
  • Semipalmated Plover M

SANDPIPERS

  • Greater Yellowlegs M
  • Lesser Yellowlegs M
  • Spotted Sandpiper M
  • Solitary Sandpiper M
  • Least Sandpiper M
  • Common Snipe M-W
  • American Woodcock Y

GULLS

  • Ring-billed Gull M

DOVES

  • Mourning Dove
  • Rock Dove ?

CUCKOOS

  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo M-S

OWLS

  • Eastern Screech-Owl Y
  • Great Horned Owl Y
  • Barred Owl Y

NIGHTJARS

  • Chuck-will's-widow M-S
  • Whip-poor-will M-S
  • Common Nighthawk M-S

SWIFTS

  • Chimney Swift M-S

HUMMINGBIRDS

  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird M-S

KINGFISHERS

  • Belted Kingfisher Y

WOODPECKERS

  • Red-headed Woodpecker Y
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker Y
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker M-W
  • Downy Woodpecker Y
  • Hairy Woodpecker Y
  • Northern Flicker Y
  • Pileated Woodpecker Y

FLYCATCHERS

  • Eastern Wood -Pewee M-S
  • Acadian Flycatcher M-S
  • Traill's Flycatcher(Alder/Willow) M
  • Eastern Phoebe Y
  • Great Crested Flycatcher M-S
  • Eastern Kingbird M-S
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher M
  • Alder Flycatcher M

LARKS & SWALLOWS

  • Purple Martin M-S
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow M-S
  • Barn Swallow M-S
  • Tree Swallow M

JAYS & CROWS

  • Blue Jay Y
  • American Crow Y
  • Fish Crow Y

TITMICE

  • Carolina Chickadee Y
  • Tufted Titmouse Y

NUTHATCHES

  • White-breasted Nuthatch Y
  • Brown-headed Nuthatch Y
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch W

CREEPERS

  • Brown Creeper M-W

WRENS

  • Carolina Wren Y
  • House Wren M-S
  • Winter Wren M-W

KINGLETS

  • Golden-crowned Kinglet M-W
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet M-W
  • Blue-gray gnatcatcher M-S

THRUSHES

  • Eastern Bluebird Y
  • Veery M
  • Swainson's Thrush M
  • Hermit Thrush M-W
  • Wood Thrush M-S
  • American Robin Y
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush M
  • Bicknell Thrush M

MOCKINGBIRDS & THRASHERS

  • Gray Catbird M-S
  • Northern Mockingbird Y
  • Brown Thrasher Y

PIPITS & WAXWINGS

  • American Pipit M
  • Cedar Waxwing M

SHRIKES & STARLINGS

  • Loggerhead Shrike Y
  • European Starling Y

VIREOS

  • White-eyed Vireo Y
  • Blue-headed Vireo M
  • Yellow-throated Vireo M-S
  • Red-eyed Vireo M-S

WARBLERS

  • Blue-winged Warbler M
  • Northern Parula M-S
  • Yellow Warbler M
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler M
  • Cape May Warbler M
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler M
  • Black-throated Green Warbler M
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler M-W
  • Yellow-throated Warbler M-S
  • Pine Warbler Y
  • Prairie Warbler M-S
  • Palm Warbler M
  • Blackpoll Warbler M
  • Cerulean Warbler M-S
  • Black-and-white Warbler M-S
  • American Redstart M-S
  • Prothonotary Warbler M-S
  • Worm-eating Warbler M
  • Swainson's Warbler M-S
  • Ovenbird M-S
  • Northern Waterthrush M
  • Louisiana Waterthrush M
  • Kentucky Warbler M-S
  • Commow Yellowthroat M-S
  • Hooded Warbler M-S
  • Yellow-breasted Chat M-S
  • Magnolia Warbler M
  • Canada Warbler M
  • Blackburnian Warbler M

TANAGERS

  • Summer Tanager M-S
  • Scarlet Tanager M-S

GROSBEAKS & BUNTINGS

  • Northern Cardinal Y
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak M
  • Blue Grosbeak M-S
  • Indigo Bunting M-S

SPARROWS

  • Eastern Towhee Y
  • Chipping Sparrow Y
  • Field Sparrow Y
  • Savannah Sparrow M-W
  • Grasshopper Sparrow M-S
  • Fox Sparrow M-W
  • Song Sparrow M-W
  • Swamp Sparrow M-W
  • White-throated Sparrow M-W
  • Dark-eyed Junco M-W
  • White-crowned Sparrow M
  • Henslow's Sparrow M-W?
  • Bobolink M
  • Lincoln's Sparrow M

BLACKBIRDS & ORIOLES

  • Red-winged Blackbird M-S
  • Eastern Meadowlark Y
  • Rusty Blackbird M-W
  • Common Grackle Y
  • Brown-headed Cowbird M-S
  • Orchard Oriole M-S
  • Baltimore Oriole M-W

FINCHES

  • Purple Finch M
  • House Finch Y
  • Pine Siskin M-W
  • American Goldfinch Y

OLD WORLD SPARROWS

  • House Sparrow Y

Birds Banded at Howell Woods

A-C [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Acadian Flycatcher 63
American Goldfinch 80
American Redstart 64
Baltimore Oriole 3
Black-and-White Warbler 8
Black-throated Blue Warbler 40
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 23
Blue Grosbeak 5
Blue Jay 10
Brown-headed Cowbird 31
Brown-headed Nuthatch 9
Brown Thrasher 38
Canada Warbler 1
Cape May Warbler 1
Carolina Chickadee 34
Carolina Wren 156
Chestnut-sided Warbler 2
Chimney Swift 13
Chipping Sparrow 161
Common Grackle 19
Common Yellowthroat 80

D-F [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Downy Woodpecker 39
Eastern Bluebird 214
Eastern Phoebe 5
Eastern Towhee 18
Eastern Tufted Titmouse 92
Eastern Wood-Pewee 4
Field Sparrow 26
Fox Sparrow 4

G-I [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8
Gray Catbird 62
Gray-cheeked Thrush 28
Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's Thrush 2
Great Crested Flycatcher 5
Hairy Woodpecker 7
Hermit Thrush 16
Hooded Warbler 62
House Finch 40
House Sparrow 1
Indigo Bunting 121

J-L [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Kentucky Warbler 65
Lincoln's Sparrow 1
Loggerhead Shrike 2
Louisiana Waterthrush 2

M-O [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Magnolia Warbler 21
Myrtle Warbler 24
Northern Cardinal 325
Northern Mockingbird 4
Northern Parula 4
Northern Waterthrush 28
Orchard Oriole 4
Ovenbird 52

P-R [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Pine Warbler 33
Prairie Warbler 2
Prothonotary Warbler 33
Red-bellied Woodpecker 8
Red-eyed Vireo 11
Red-headed Woodpecker 2
Red-winged Blackbird 1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 29

S-U [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Scarlet Tanager 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Slate-colored Junco 74
Song Sparrow 8
Summer Tanager 29
Swainson's Thrush 22
Swainson's Warbler 63
Swamp Sparrow 11
Traill's Flycatcher 1

V-Z [Top]

Species Number of Birds
Veery 25
White-breasted Nuthatch 34
White-eyed Vireo 113
White-throated Sparrow 132
Winter Wren 3
Wood Thrush 61
Worm-eating Warbler 8
Yellow Palm Warbler 5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 4
Yellow-breasted Chat 19
Yellow-shafted Flicker 6
Yellow-throated Warbler 5

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