Van Meter (Annie and Abel) SP

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Checklist of Birds

206 species recorded in this park (Updated: 4/16/2022)

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

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