Van Meter (Annie and Abel) SP

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Checklist of Birds

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

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

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