Van Meter (Annie and Abel) SP

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Checklist of Birds

209 species recorded in this park (Updated: 10/4/2022)

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

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