Katy Trail SP

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Checklist of Birds

202 species recorded in this park (Updated: 6/5/2023)

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