Watkins Mill SP

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Checklist of Birds

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

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

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