Prairie SP

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Checklist of Birds

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

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

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