Katy Trail SP

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Checklist of Birds

190 species recorded in this park (Updated: 4/16/2022)

           Greater White-fronted Goose            Tufted Titmouse
           Snow Goose            Horned Lark
           Canada Goose            Purple Martin
           Wood Duck            Tree Swallow
           Gadwall            Northern Rough-winged Swallow
           Mallard            Bank Swallow
           Blue-winged Teal            Cliff Swallow
           Northern Shoveler            Barn Swallow
           Northern Pintail            Golden-crowned Kinglet
           Green-winged Teal            Ruby-crowned Kinglet
           Redhead            Cedar Waxwing
           Greater Scaup            White-breasted Nuthatch
           Lesser Scaup            Brown Creeper
           Bufflehead            Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
           Hooded Merganser            Carolina Wren
           Red-breasted Merganser            House Wren
           Ruddy Duck            Winter Wren
           Wild Turkey            Gray Catbird
           Northern Bobwhite            Northern Mockingbird
           Pied-billed Grebe            Brown Thrasher
           Rock Pigeon            European Starling
           Eurasian Collared-Dove            Eastern Bluebird
           Mourning Dove            Gray-cheeked Thrush
           Yellow-billed Cuckoo            Swainson's Thrush
           Common Nighthawk            Hermit Thrush
           Chimney Swift            Wood Thrush
           Ruby-throated Hummingbird            American Robin
           Virginia Rail            House Sparrow
           Sora            American Pipit
           Common Gallinule            Purple Finch
           American Coot            House Finch
           Killdeer            Pine Siskin
           Black-necked Stilt            American Goldfinch
           Greater Yellowlegs            Lapland Longspur
           Lesser Yellowlegs            Smith's Longspur
           Solitary Sandpiper            Eastern Towhee
           Spotted Sandpiper            American Tree Sparrow
           Least Sandpiper            Chipping Sparrow
           Pectoral Sandpiper            Clay-colored Sparrow
           Wilson's Snipe            Field Sparrow
           American Woodcock            Vesper Sparrow
           Ring-billed Gull            Lark Sparrow
           Double-crested Cormorant            Savannah Sparrow
           Least Bittern            Grasshopper Sparrow
           Great Blue Heron            Fox Sparrow
           Great Egret            Song Sparrow
           Green Heron            Lincoln's Sparrow
           American White Pelican            Swamp Sparrow
           Black Vulture            White-throated Sparrow
           Turkey Vulture            Harris's Sparrow
           Osprey            White-crowned Sparrow
           Mississippi Kite            Dark-eyed Junco
           Bald Eagle            Yellow-breasted Chat
           Northern Harrier            Eastern Meadowlark
           Cooper's Hawk            Western Meadowlark
           Red-shouldered Hawk            Orchard Oriole
           Broad-winged Hawk            Baltimore Oriole
           Red-tailed Hawk            Red-winged Blackbird
           Eastern Screech-Owl            Brown-headed Cowbird
           Great Horned Owl            Rusty Blackbird
           Barred Owl            Brewer's Blackbird
           Belted Kingfisher            Common Grackle
           Red-headed Woodpecker            Blue-winged Warbler
           Red-bellied Woodpecker            Golden-winged Warbler
           Yellow-bellied Sapsucker            Tennessee Warbler
           Downy Woodpecker            Orange-crowned Warbler
           Hairy Woodpecker            Nashville Warbler
           Northern Flicker            Northern Parula
           Pileated Woodpecker            Yellow Warbler
           American Kestrel            Chestnut-sided Warbler
           Merlin            Magnolia Warbler
           Peregrine Falcon            Yellow-rumped Warbler
           Eastern Wood-Pewee            Black-throated Green Warbler
           Acadian Flycatcher            Yellow-throated Warbler
           Alder Flycatcher            Prairie Warbler
           Willow Flycatcher            Palm Warbler
           Least Flycatcher            Blackpoll Warbler
           Eastern Phoebe            Cerulean Warbler
           Great Crested Flycatcher            Black-and-white Warbler
           Western Kingbird            American Redstart
           Eastern Kingbird            Prothonotary Warbler
           Scissor-tailed Flycatcher            Worm-eating Warbler
           White-eyed Vireo            Ovenbird
           Bell's Vireo            Northern Waterthrush
           Yellow-throated Vireo            Louisiana Waterthrush
           Blue-headed Vireo            Kentucky Warbler
           Warbling Vireo            Common Yellowthroat
           Philadelphia Vireo            Wilson's Warbler
           Red-eyed Vireo            Summer Tanager
           Loggerhead Shrike            Scarlet Tanager
           Blue Jay            Northern Cardinal
           American Crow            Rose-breasted Grosbeak
           Fish Crow            Blue Grosbeak
           Carolina Chickadee            Indigo Bunting
           Black-capped Chickadee            Dickcissel

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