Prairie SP

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Checklist of Birds

207 species recorded in this park (Updated: 5/19/2021)

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

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