Bird Checklist

An abbreviated bird checklist for the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway region.
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LOONS
___ Common Loon

GREBES
___ Pied-billed Grebe
___ Horned Grebe
___ Red-necked Grebe

PELICANS and Allies
___ Double-cr. Cormorant

HERONS and Allies
___ American Bittern
___ Least Bittern
___ Great Blue Heron
___ Great Egret
___ Cattle Egret
___ Green Heron
___ Bl.-cr. Night-Heron
___ Black Vulture
___ Turkey Vulture

WATERFOWL
___ Snow Goose
___ Canada Goose
___ Brant
___ Mute Swan
___ Tundra Swan
___ Wood Duck
___ Gadwall
___ American Wigeon
___ American Black Duck
___ Mallard
___ Blue-winged Teal
___ Northern Shoveler
___ Northern Pintail
___ Green-winged Teal
___ Canvasback
___ Redhead
___ Ring-necked Duck
___ Greater Scaup
___ Lesser Scaup
___ Surf Scoter
___ White-winged Scoter
___ Black Scoter
___ Long-tailed Duck
___ Bufflehead
___ Common Goldeneye
___ Hooded Merganser
___ Common Merganser
___ Red-br. Merganser
___ Ruddy Duck

HAWKS and FALCONS
___ Osprey
___ Bald Eagle
___ Northern Harrier
___ Sharp-shinned Hawk
___ Cooper's Hawk
___ Northern Goshawk
___ Red-shouldered Hawk
___ Broad-winged Hawk
___ Red-tailed Hawk
___ Rough-legged Hawk
___ Golden Eagle
___ American Kestrel
___ Merlin
___ Peregrine Falcon

GALLINACEOUS BIRDS
___ Ring-necked Pheasant
___ Ruffed Grouse
___ Wild Turkey
___ Northern Bobwhite

RAILS and Allies
___ Virginia Rail
___ Sora
___ Common Moorhen
___ American Coot

SHOREBIRDS and GULLS
___ Amer. Golden-Plover
___ Semipalmated Plover
___ Killdeer
___ Greater Yellowlegs
___ Lesser Yellowlegs
___ Solitary Sandpiper
___ Spotted Sandpiper
___ Least Sandpiper
___ Pectoral Sandpiper
___ Dunlin
___ Short-billed Dowitcher
___ Wilson's Snipe
___ American Woodcock
___ Bonaparte's Gull
___ Ring-billed Gull
___ Herring Gull
___ Iceland Gull
___ Lesser Bl.-backed Gull
___ Glaucous Gull
___ Great Bl.-backed Gull
___ Common Tern
___ Forster's Tern
___ Black Tern

DOVES
___ Rock Dove
___ Mourning Dove

CUCKOOS
___ Black-billed Cuckoo
___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo

OWLS
___ Eastern Screech-Owl
___ Great Horned Owl
___ Snowy Owl
___ Barred Owl
___ Northern Saw-whet Owl

GOATSUCKERS
___ Common Nighthawk
___ Whip-poor-will

SWIFTS and
             HUMMINGBIRDS

___ Chimney Swift
___ Ruby-thr. Hummingbird

KINGFISHERS
___ Belted Kingfisher

WOODPECKERS
___ Red-headed Woodpkr
___ Red-bellied Woodpecker
___ Yellow-bell. Sapsucker
___ Downy Woodpecker
___ Hairy Woodpecker
___ Northern Flicker
___ Pileated Woodpecker

PERCHING BIRDS
Tyrant Flycatchers

___ Olive-sided Flycatcher
___ Eastern Wood-Pewee
___ Yellow-bel. Flycatcher
___ Acadian Flycatcher

___ Alder Flycatcher
___ Willow Flycatcher
___ Least Flycatcher
___ Eastern Phoebe
___ Great Cr. Flycatcher
___ Eastern Kingbird

Shrikes
___ Northern Shrike
___ Loggerhead Shrike

Vireos
___ White-eyed Vireo
___ Yellow-throated Vireo
___ Blue-headed Vireo
___ Warbling Vireo
___ Philadelphia Vireo
___ Red-eyed Vireo

Jays and Crows
___ Blue Jay
___ American Crow
___ Fish Crow
___ Common Raven

Larks
___ Horned Lark

Swallows

___ Purple Martin
___ Tree Swallow
___ N. Rough-w. Swallow
___ Bank Swallow
___ Cliff Swallow
___ Barn Swallow

Chickadees
___ Black-cap. Chickadee
___ Boreal Chickadee
___ Tufted Titmouse

Nuthatches
___ Red-breasted Nuthatch
___ White-br. Nuthatch

Creepers
___ Brown Creeper

Wrens
___ Carolina Wren
___ House Wren
___ Winter Wren
___ Sedge Wren
___ Marsh Wren

Kinglets and Thrushes

___ Golden-cr. Kinglet
___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet
___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
___ Eastern Bluebird
___ Veery
___ Gray-cheeked Thrush
___ Swainson's Thrush
___ Hermit Thrush
___ Wood Thrush
___ American Robin

Mimics
___ Gray Catbird
___ Northern Mockingbird
___ Brown Thrasher

Starlings
___ European Starling

Pipits
___ American Pipit

Waxwings
___ Cedar Waxwing

Warblers
___ Blue-winged Warbler
___ Golden-w. Warbler
___ Tennessee Warbler
___ Orange-cr. Warbler
___ Nashville Warbler
___ Northern Parula
___ Yellow Warbler
___ Chestnut-sided Warb.
___ Magnolia Warbler
___ Cape May Warbler
___ Blk-thr. Blue Warbler
___ Yellow-rump. Warbler
___ Black-thr. Grn. Warb.
___ Blackburnian Warbler
___ Yellow-thr. Warbler
___ Pine Warbler
___ Prairie Warbler
___ Palm Warbler
___ Bay-breasted Warbler
___ Blackpoll Warbler
___ Cerulean Warbler
___ Black-and-white Warb.
___ American Redstart
___ Prothonotary Warbler
___ Worm-eating Warbler
___ Ovenbird
___ Northern Waterthrush
___ Louisiana Waterthrush
___ Kentucky Warbler
___ Connecticut Warbler
___ Mourning Warbler
___ Common Yellowthroat
___ Hooded Warbler
___ Wilson's Warbler
___ Canada Warbler
___ Yellow-breasted Chat

Tanagers
___ Scarlet Tanager

Sparrows
___ Eastern Towhee
___ Amer. Tree Sparrow
___ Chipping Sparrow
___ Clay-colored Sparrow
___ Field Sparrow
___ Vesper Sparrow
___ Savannah Sparrow
___ Grasshopper Sparrow
___ Henslow's Sparrow
___ Fox Sparrow
___ Song Sparrow
___ Lincoln's Sparrow
___ Swamp Sparrow
___ White-thr. Sparrow
___ White-crowned Sparrow
___ Dark-eyed Junco
___ Snow Bunting

Grosbeaks
___ Northern Cardinal
___ Rose-br. Grosbeak
___ Indigo Bunting
___ Dickcissel

Blackbirds and Orioles
___ Bobolink
___ Red-winged Blackbird
___ Eastern Meadowlark
___ Rusty Blackbird
___ Common Grackle
___ Brown-headed Cowbird
___ Orchard Oriole
___ Baltimore Oriole

Finches
___ Pine Grosbeak
___ Purple Finch
___ House Finch
___ Red Crossbill
___ White-winged Crossbill
___ Common Redpoll
___ Pine Siskin
___ American Goldfinch
___ Evening Grosbeak

Old World Sparrows
___ House Sparrow

HYBRIDS
___ Brewster's Warbler

ACCIDENTALS
  
(Reported 1 to 3 times)
___ Red-throated Loon
___ Amer. White Pelican
___ Snowy Egret
___ Little Blue Heron
___ Tricolored Heron
___ Yellow-cr. Night Heron
___ Glossy Ibis
___ Eurasian Wigeon
___ Mississippi Kite
___ King Rail
___ Purple Gallinule
___ Sandhill Crane
___ Black-bellied Plover
___ American Avocet
___ Upland Sandpiper
___ Whimbrel
___ Hudsonian Godwit
___ Semipalm. Sandpiper
___ White-rump. Sandp.
___ Wilson's Phalarope
___ Laughing Gull
___ Black-headed Gull
___ Slaty-backed Gull
___ Caspian Tern
___ Monk Parakeet
___ Barn Owl
___ Long-eared Owl
___ Short-eared Owl
___ Western Kingbird
___ Black-billed Magpie
___ Varied Thrush
___ Bohemian Waxwing
___ Summer Tanager
___ Lark Sparrow
___ Harris's Sparrow
___ Lapland Longspur
___ Blue Grosbeak
___ Yellow-h. Blackbird
___ Brewer's Blackbird
___ Lawrence's Warbler
                  (hybrid)

Compiled by Valerie Freer and Phyllis Jones.  Based on BIRDS OF SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY—A Checklist and Summary of Records, fourth edition (May 2003), published jointly by Sullivan County Community College and Sullivan County Audubon Society

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