Prairie SP

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Checklist of Birds

204 species recorded in this park (Updated: 11/5/2018)

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

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