FRIEDRICH PARK COMPREHENSIVE BIRD LIST

Compiled from 1986 - 2001 census counts
Season:
 
Sp
S
F
W
PELECANIFORMES
__ Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
 
A
CICONIFORMES - Storks, Herons, Bitterns
 
 
__ Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
C
 
C
__ Green Heron Butorides virescens  
 
C
 
__ Snowy Egret Egretta thula
 
C
 
 
 
ANSERIFORMES - Waterfowl (Ducks, Geese, Swans)
 
 
__ Black-bellied Whistling Duck Dendrorygna autumnalis
C
 
 
__ Wood Duck Aix sponsa  
 
 
U
__ Canada Goose Branta canadensis
R
 
O
O
 
 
FALCONIFORMES - Birds of Prey (Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Vultures)  
 
__ Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
C
C
C
C
__ Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
A
A
A
A
__ Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
U
 
 
__ Sharp-shinned Hawk Actipiter striatus
U
 
U
U
__ Cooper's Hawk Actipiter cooperii
U
 
U
 
__ Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
U
X
O
 
__ Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
U
 
U
 
__ Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
U
 
U
 
__ Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
U
U
U
U
__ American Kestrel Falco sparverius
A
 
A
A
__ Merlin Falco columbarius
O
 
 
 
 
GALLIFORMES - Domestic & Game Birds (Pheasants, Quail, Turkeys)  
 
__ Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
O
 
 
__ Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
C
C
 
 
 
 
CHARADRIIFORMES - Shorebirds, Gulls, Terns, Killdeer, Stilt, Rail, Avocet, Plover)  
 
__ Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
A
 
A
A
__ Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
C
 
 
 
__ Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan
C
 
 
 
 
COLUMBIFORMES - Doves, Pigeons
 
 
__ Rock Pigeon Columba livia
A
A
A
A
__ White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
A
 
A
 
__ Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
A
A
A
A
__ Inca Dove Columbina inca
A
A
A
A
__ Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
O
 
 
 
CUCULIFORMES - Cuckoos, Roadrunners
 
 
__ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
C
C
C
 
__ Greater Roadrunner Geoccyx californianus
U
U
U
U
 
 
STRIGIFORMES - Owls, Nocturnal Birds of Prey
 
 
__ Eastern Screech-Owl Otus asio
C
C
C
__ Barred Owl Strix varia  
U
 
 
 
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES - Nightjars, Goatsuckers
 
 
__ Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
C
 
 
__ Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis
U
C
 
 
 
 
APODIFORMES - Swifts, Hummingbirds
 
 
__ Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
A
A
A
 
__ Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
C
 
C
 
__ Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
A
A
 
__ Rufous Hummingbird Selaphorus rufus  
 
U
 
 
 
PICIFORMES - Woodpeckers
 
 
__ Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
A
A
A
A
__ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
U
*
 
 
__ Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
C
C
C
C
__ Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
X
 
C
C
 
 
PASSERIFORMES - Perching Birds or Song Birds
 
 
Tyrannidae - Flycatchers
 
 
__ Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
C
 
 
__ Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
C
U
C
C
__ Vermillion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus ribinus
U
 
 
__ Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
C
U
 
 
__ Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
C
C
 
__ Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
C
C
 
 
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
A
A
A
 
Hirundinidae - Swallows
 
 
__ Purple Martin Progne subis
A
A
O
 
__ Cliff Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota
C
C
C
 
__ Barn Swallow Hirundo ruslica
A
A
A
 
Corvidae - Crows, Jays
 
 
__ Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
 
C
C
__ Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californicus
C
C
C
C
__ Common Raven Corvus corax
R
 
R
__ American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos  
 
C
C
Paridae - Titmice, Chickadees
 
 
__ Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis
C
C
C
C
__ Tufted Titmouse Parus  bicolor
A
A
A
A
Aegithalidae - Bushtit
 
 
__ Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
R
R
R
Sittidae - Nuthatches
 
 
__ Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
 
O
Troglodytidae - Wrens
 
 
__ Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus
U
U
U
U
__ Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
A
A
A
A
__ Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
A
A
A
A
__ House Wren Troglodytes aedon
C
 
C
 
__ Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
 
U
Regulidae - Kinglets
 
 
__ Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
O
 
U
__ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
C
 
C
C
Sylviidae - Gnatcatchers
 
 
__ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
C
O
C
C
Turdidae - Thrushes
 
 
__ Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
U
 
 
__ Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
C
 
 
 
__ Hermit Thrush Cathanrus guttatus
C
 
C
__ American Robin Turdus migratorius
C
 
 
A
Mimidae - Catbirds, Mockingbirds, Thrashers
 
 
__ Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
C
 
 
__ Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
A
A
A
A
__ Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
C
C
Bombycillidae - Waxwings
 
 
__ Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
C
 
U
C
Laniidae - Shrikes
 
 
__ Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
U
C
 
Sturnidae - Starlings
 
 
__ European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
A
A
A
 
Vireonidae - Vireos
 
 
__ White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
C
C
C
U
__ Black-capped Vireo Vireo atricapiIlus
O
O
 
 
__ Solitary Vireo Vireo solitarius
C
 
C
U
__ Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
O
 
 
 
__ Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
R
 
Parulidae - Wood Warblers
 
 
__ Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata
C
 
C
C
__ Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla
C
 
C
R
__ Northern Parula Parula americana
O
 
 
__ Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
C
 
C
 
__ Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica
U
 
 
__ Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia
C
 
 
 
__ Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
A
 
A
__ Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
C
X
U
 
__ Golden-cheeked Warbler Dendroica chrysoparia
U
U
 
__ Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca
U
 
 
 
__ Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis
U
 
 
__ Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
 
 
O
 
__ Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
O
 
 
__ Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
C
O
U
 
__ American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
C
 
 
__ Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla
C
 
C
 
__ Yellow-breasted Chat lcteria virens
C
R
 
Thraupidae - Tanagers
 
 
__ Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
C
C
 
Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Buntings, Dickcissel  
 
 
__ Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
A
A
A
A
__ Blue Grosbeak Guiraca caerulea
C
 
 
 
__ Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
C
C
U
 
__ Dickcissel Spiza americana
C
 
O
 
Emberizidae - Towhees, Sparrows, Juncos
 
 
__ Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
C
 
C
C
__ Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
U
U
U
U
__ Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
C
R
U
C
__ Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
C
O
U
C
__ Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
C
C
 
__ Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
U
 
 
 
__ Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
A
 
A
 
__ White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis  
 
C
 
__ White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
A
 
 
__ Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca  
 
 
R
__ Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
 
A
__ Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis  
 
 
U
Icteridae - Blackbirds, Orioles, Meadowlarks
 
 
__ Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
A
C
 
__ Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
A
 
 
 
__ Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
A
A
A
 
__ Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
U
 
O
U
__ Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
A
A
A
A
__ Baltimore Oriole  lcterus galbula
C
 
 
 
__ Scott's Oriole lcterus parisorum
O
 
 
__ Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii
C
 
 
 
__ Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
U
 
 
Frigillidae - Finches
 
 
__ House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
A
A
A
A
__ Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus
U
 
R
U
__ Lesser Goldfinch Carduelis psaltria
U
U
U
U
__ American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
C
 
 
A
Passeridae - Old World Sparrows
 
 
__ House Sparrow Passer domesticus
A
A
A
A
A = Abundant:  70%-100% probability.  Easy to find, not necessarily in large numbers.
C = Common:  40%-70% probability.  Fairly easy to find, but not as likely as abundant species.
U = Uncommon:  10%-40% probability.  Expected to be found on a some visits: not unusual.
O = Occasional: 2%-10% probability.  Usually reported only once or twice per season.
R = Rare:  1%-2% probability.  Usually reported only once or twice in a five year period.
X = Accidental:  0%-1% probability.  Not expected.  Reported only once or twice in county.
? = Status Uncertain:  Substantiated record but individual bird is of questionable origin.