Katy Trail SP

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Checklist of Birds

189 species recorded in this park (Updated: 5/21/2021)

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

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