Watkins Mill SP

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Checklist of Birds

211 species recorded in this park (Updated: 9/10/2019)

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

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