Birds of Beech Hill | Checklist

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

Beech Hill Wild Bird Checklist (150 spp.)

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

 

Name

Spring

Summer

Winter

Fall

 

1

Snow Goose*

R

2

Canada Goose

U

U

U

O

3

Mallard

O

U

U

O

4

American Black Duck

U

5

Ruffed Grouse

U

U

U

6

Wild Turkey

C

C

C

C

7

Mourning Dove

C

C

C

C

8

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

R

9

Black-billed Cuckoo

U

O

10

Common Nighthawk

R

R

11

Chimney Swift

O

12

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

C

C

13

Killdeer

R

14

Upland Sandpiper

R

15

Whimbrel*

R

R

16

American Woodcock

C

U

17

Greater Yellowlegs

R

R

18

Laughing Gull

O

O

19

Herring Gull

C

C

C

C

20

Great Black-backed Gull

O

O

21

Common Loon

U

U

U

22

Double-crested Cormorant

C

C

C

23

Great Blue Heron

U

U

U

24

Glossy Ibis

R

25

Black Vulture

R

26

Turkey Vulture

C

C

C

27

Osprey

C

C

U

28

Northern Harrier

C

C

C

O

29

Sharp-shinned Hawk

O

O

O

30

Cooper's Hawk

O

O

31

Northern Goshawk*

R

R

R

32

Bald Eagle

U

U

U

U

33

Red-shouldered Hawk

R

R

R

34

Broad-winged Hawk

C

C

C

35

Red-tailed Hawk

C

C

C

O

36

Rough-legged Hawk*

R

R

37

Great Horned Owl

R

38

Snowy Owl

R

R

O

39

Barred Owl

O

O

O

O

40

Short-eared Owl*

R

R

41

Belted Kingfisher

R

42

Red-bellied Woodpecker

U

U

O

43

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

O

O

O

44

Downy Woodpecker

C

C

C

C

45

Hairy Woodpecker

C

C

C

C

46

Northern Flicker

C

C

U

U

47

Pileated Woodpecker

C

U

U

U

48

American Kestrel

C

C

U

49

Merlin

R

R

R

R

50

Peregrine Falcon

R

R

R

R

51

Olive-sided Flycatcher

R

52

Eastern Wood-Pewee

C

C

U

53

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher*

R

54

Alder Flycatcher

C

C

U

55

Least Flycatcher

U

U

U

56

Eastern Phoebe

C

C

U

57

Great crested Fycatcher

C

C

U

58

Eastern Kingbird

U

U

59

Northern Shrike

R

U

60

Yellow-throated Vireo

O

61

Blue-headed Vireo

C

U

62

Philadelphia Vireo

R

R

63

Red-eyed Vireo

C

C

64

Blue Jay

C

C

C

C

65

American Crow

C

C

C

C

66

Common Raven

C

C

C

C

67

Horned Lark

O

O

68

Tree Swallow

C

C

69

Northern Rough-winged Swallow*

R

70

Cliff Swallow

O

71

Barn Swallow

O

O

72

Black-capped Chickadee

C

C

C

C

73

Tufted Titmouse

C

C

C

C

74

Red-breasted Nuthatch

U

U

U

U

75

White-breasted Nuthatch

C

C

C

C

76

Brown Creeper

U

U

U

U

77

House Wren

O

O

78

Winter Wren

R

R

79

Carolina Wren

O

80

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher*

R

81

Golden-crowned Kinglet

U

U

U

O

82

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

C

U

83

Eastern Bluebird

O

O

O

O

84

Veery

C

C

85

Swainson's Thrush

O

86

Hermit Thrush

C

C

87

Wood Thrush

C

U

88

American Robin

C

C

C

O

89

Gray Catbird

C

C

U

90

Brown Thrasher

U

O

91

European Starling

R

R

R

92

Bohemian Waxwing

O

93

Cedar Waxwing

C

C

C

O

94

Evening Grosbeak*

R

R

95

Pine Grosbeak

R

96

House Finch

C

C

97

Purple Finch

U

U

98

Common Redpoll

R

R

99

Pine Siskin

O

U

U

O

100

American Goldfinch

C

C

C

C

101

Lapland Longspur*

R

R

102

Snow Bunting

O

O

103

Eastern Towhee

C

C

U

104

American Tree Sparrow

O

O

105

Chipping Sparrow

C

C

O

106

Field Sparrow

C

C

O

107

Vesper Sparrow

O

108

Savannah Sparrow

C

C

O

109

Song Sparrow

C

C

C

O

110

Lincoln's Sparrow*

O

111

Swamp Sparrow

R

112

White-throated Sparrow

C

C

U

O

113

White-crowned Sparrow

O

O

114

Dark-eyed Junco

O

O

O

115

Yellow-breasted Chat

R

116

Bobolink

O

O

117

Eastern Meadowlark*

R

118

Baltimore Oriole

O

119

Red-winged Blackbird

O

O

120

Brown-headed Cowbird

O

O

121

Rusty Blackbird

R

122

Common Grackle

O

123

Ovenbird

C

C

124

Northern Waterthrush*

O

125

Blue-winged Warbler*

R

126

Black-and-white Warbler

C

U

127

Tennessee Warbler

O

O

128

Nashville Warbler

C

U

129

Common Yellowthroat

C

C

U

130

American Redstart

C

C

131

Cape May Warbler

R

132

Northern Parula

C

U

133

Magnolia Warbler

C

U

134

Bay-breasted Warbler

O

135

Blackburnian Warbler

O

O

136

Yellow Warbler

C

C

137

Chestnut-sided Warbler

C

C

138

Blackpoll Warbler

U

U

139

Black-throated Blue Warbler

U

U

140

Palm Warbler

O

141

Pine Warbler

O

O

142

Yellow-rumped Warbler

C

U

C

U

143

Prairie Warbler

U

O

144

Black-throated Green Warbler

C

C

145

Canada Warbler

O

146

Wilson's Warbler

O

147

Scarlet Tanager

U

U

148

Northern Cardinal

C

C

U

149

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

C

C

U

150

Indigo Bunting

O

O

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


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