Pershing SP

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Checklist of Birds

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

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

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