Birds of Beech Hill | Checklist

Photos exist here for 69 of the species below; click bolded listings to view.

Beech Hill Wild Bird Checklist (145 spp.)

C = common  U = uncommon  O = occasional  R = rare  

 

Name

Spring

Summer

Winter

Fall

 

1

Canada Goose

U

U

U

O

2

Snow Goose*

R

3

Mallard

O

U

U

O

4

Ruffed Grouse

U

U

U

5

Wild Turkey

C

C

C

C

6

Common Loon

U

U

U

7

Double-crested Cormorant

C

C

C

8

Great Blue Heron

U

U

U

9

Glossy Ibis

R

10

Turkey Vulture

C

C

C

11

Black Vulture

R

12

Osprey

C

C

U

13

Bald Eagle

U

U

U

U

14

Northern Harrier

C

C

C

O

15

Sharp-shinned Hawk

O

O

O

16

Cooper's Hawk

O

O

17

Northern Goshawk*

R

R

R

18

Red-tailed Hawk

C

C

C

O

19

Broad-winged Hawk

C

C

C

20

Red-shouldered Hawk

R

R

R

21

Rough-legged Hawk*

R

R

22

Peregrine Falcon

R

R

R

R

23

Merlin

R

R

R

R

24

American Kestrel

C

C

U

25

Greater Yellowlegs

R

R

26

Upland Sandpiper

R

27

Whimbrel*

R

R

28

American Woodcock

C

U

29

Laughing Gull

O

O

30

Herring Gull

C

C

C

C

31

Great Black-backed Gull

O

O

32

Mourning Dove

C

C

C

C

33

Black-billed Cuckoo

U

O

34

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

R

35

Snowy Owl

R

R

36

Barred Owl

O

O

O

O

37

Short-eared Owl*

R

R

38

Common Nighthawk

R

R

39

Chimney Swift

O

40

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

C

C

41

Belted Kingfisher

R

42

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

O

O

O

43

Downy Woodpecker

C

C

C

C

44

Hairy Woodpecker

C

C

C

C

45

Northern Flicker

C

C

U

U

46

Pileated Woodpecker

C

U

U

U

47

Red-bellied Woodpecker

U

U

O

48

Olive-sided Flycatcher

R

49

Eastern Wood-Pewee

C

C

U

50

Alder Flycatcher

C

C

U

51

Least Flycatcher

U

U

U

52

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher*

R

53

Eastern Phoebe

C

C

U

54

Great crested Fycatcher

C

C

U

55

Eastern Kingbird

U

U

56

Northern Shrike

R

U

57

Yellow-throated Vireo

O

58

Blue-headed Vireo

C

U

59

Red-eyed Vireo

C

C

60

Philadelphia Vireo

R

R

61

Blue Jay

C

C

C

C

62

American Crow

C

C

C

C

63

Common Raven

C

C

C

C

64

Horned Lark

O

O

65

Tree Swallow

C

C

66

Cliff Swallow

O

67

Barn Swallow

O

O

68

Northern Rough-winged Swallow*

R

69

Black-capped Chickadee

C

C

C

C

70

Tufted Titmouse

C

C

C

C

71

White-breasted Nuthatch

C

C

C

C

72

Red-breasted Nuthatch

U

U

U

U

73

Brown Creeper

U

U

U

U

74

House Wren

O

O

75

Winter Wren

R

R

76

Carolina Wren

O

77

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher*

R

78

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

C

U

79

Golden-crowned Kinglet

U

U

U

O

80

Eastern Bluebird

O

O

O

O

81

Veery

C

C

82

Wood Thrush

C

U

83

Hermit Thrush

C

C

84

Swainson's Thrush

O

85

American Robin

C

C

C

O

86

Gray Catbird

C

C

U

87

Brown Thrasher

U

O

88

European Starling

R

R

R

89

Cedar Waxwing

C

C

C

O

90

Bohemian Waxwing

O

91

Blue-winged Warbler*

R

92

Tennessee Warbler

O

O

93

Nashville Warbler

C

U

94

Northern Parula

C

U

95

Yellow Warbler

C

C

96

Prairie Warbler

U

O

97

Palm Warbler

O

98

Chestnut-sided Warbler

C

C

99

Cape May Warbler

R

100

Magnolia Warbler

C

U

101

Black-throated Blue Warbler

U

U

102

Yellow-rumped Warbler

C

U

C

U

103

Black-throated Green Warbler

C

C

104

Blackburnian Warbler

O

O

105

Bay-breasted Warbler

O

106

Black-and-white Warbler

C

U

107

American Redstart

C

C

108

Ovenbird

C

C

109

Common Yellowthroat

C

C

U

110

Northern Waterthrush*

O

111

Canada Warbler

O

112

Wilson's Warbler

O

113

Yellow-breasted Chat

R

114

Scarlet Tanager

U

U

115

Eastern Towhee

C

C

U

116

Chipping Sparrow

C

C

O

117

American Tree Sparrow

O

O

118

Field Sparrow

C

C

O

119

Vesper Sparrow

O

120

Savannah Sparrow

C

C

O

121

Song Sparrow

C

C

C

O

122

Swamp Sparrow

R

123

Lincoln's Sparrow*

O

124

White-throated Sparrow

C

C

U

O

125

White-crowned Sparrow

O

O

126

Dark-eyed Junco

O

O

O

127

Snow Bunting

O

O

128

Lapland Longspur*

R

R

129

Northern Cardinal

C

C

U

130

Indigo Bunting

O

O

131

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

C

C

U

132

Bobolink

O

O

133

Red-winged Blackbird

O

O

134

Eastern Meadowlark*

R

135

Rusty Blackbird

R

136

Common Grackle

O

137

Brown-headed Cowbird

O

O

138

Baltimore Oriole

O

139

Purple Finch

U

U

140

House Finch

C

C

141

Pine Grosbeak

R

142

Common Redpoll

R

R

143

Pine Siskin

O

U

U

O

144

American Goldfinch

C

C

C

C

145

Evening Grosbeak*

R

R

*I personally have not yet encountered these species at Beech Hill Preserve.


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