Bird list


Over 240 species

Spruce Grouse (male)

The Northern Goshawk, Sharp-tailed Grouse, Ruffed Grouse, Great Gray Owl, Black-backed Woodpecker, Black-billed Magpie, Gray Jay, and Boreal Chickadee are just a few of the permanent residents found the year around in the bog. Birds to look for in the winter months include Northern Goshawk,  Northern Hawk Owl, Great Gray Owl, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Black-backed Woodpecker, Northern Shrike, Gray Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Bohemian Waxwing, Snow Bunting, Pine Grosbeak, Purple Finch, Red Crossbill, White-winged Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Hoary Redpoll, Pine Siskin and Evening Grosbeak. Some notable species breeding here in the summer months are Yellow Rail, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Alder Flycatcher, Blue-headed Vireo, Sedge Wren, Golden-winged Warbler, Connecticut Warbler, Mourning Warbler, Canada Warbler  and Le Conte’s Sparrow.

Updated: February, 2011

The four columns below represent in order:
Spring (April – May)
Summer (June – July)
Fall (August – November)
Winter (December – March)

C = Common
U = Uncommon
R = Rare but probably annual in occurrence
= Not seen in this season every year
Spr Sum Fall Win
R - U - Snow Goose
- - R - Cackling Goose
C U C - Canada Goose
R - R - Trumpeter Swan
R - U - Tundra Swan
U U U - Wood Duck
R - U - Gadwall
U - U - American Wigeon
U R R - American Black Duck
C U C - Mallard
U R U - Blue-winged Teal
U - U - Northern Shoveler
U - U - Northern Pintail
U R U - Green-winged Teal
R - R - Canvasback
R - U - Redhead
U U U - Ring-necked Duck
R - R - Greater Scaup
U - U - Lesser Scaup
U - U - Bufflehead
U R U - Common Goldeneye
U U U - Hooded Merganser
U R U - Common Merganser
R - R - Red-breasted Merganser
C U U C Ruffed Grouse
U U R U Sharp-tailed Grouse
U U U - Common Loon
R - R - Pied-billed Grebe
- - R - Horned Grebe
R - - - Red-necked Grebe
U R U - Double-crested Cormorant
U U U - American Bittern
U U U - Great Blue Heron
R R R - Green Heron
U U U - Turkey Vulture
U U U - Osprey
C U C U Bald Eagle
C U C - Northern Harrier
C U C - Sharp-shinned Hawk
R R R - Cooper’s Hawk
R R U U Northern Goshawk
C U C - Broad-winged Hawk
C U C R Red-tailed Hawk
U - C U Rough-legged Hawk
R - R R Golden Eagle
C U C - American Kestrel
U U U - Merlin
R - R - Peregrine Falcon
R - - - Yellow Rail
R R - - Virginia Rail
U U U - Sora
R - R - American Coot
R R U - Sandhill Crane
R - U - Black-bellied Plover
R - U - American Golden-Plover
R - R - Semipalmated Plover
C U U - Killdeer
U - U - Greater Yellowlegs
U - U - Lesser Yellowlegs
U - U - Solitary Sandpiper
U U U - Spotted Sandpiper
U U - - Upland Sandpiper
U - U - Semipalmated Sandpiper
U - U - Least Sandpiper
R - - - White-rumped Sandpiper
U - U - Baird’s Sandpiper
U - U - Pectoral Sandpiper
R - U - Stilt Sandpiper
- - R - Buff-breasted Sandpiper
R - R - Short-billed Dowitcher
- - R - Long-billed Dowitcher
C C U - Wilson’s Snipe
C U R - American Woodcock
R - R - Bonaparte’s Gull
C U C - Ring-billed Gull
U R U - Herring Gull
R - R - Caspian Tern
R - R - Common Tern
R - R - Forster’s Tern
R - R - Black Tern
U U U U Rock Pigeon
C C C - Mourning Dove
U U R - Black-billed Cuckoo
U U U U Great Horned Owl
- - - R Snowy Owl
- - - R Northern Hawk Owl
U U U U Barred Owl
U U U U Great Gray Owl
U R R - Long-eared Owl
R - R - Short-eared Owl
U U R - Northern Saw-whet Owl
U R U - Common Nighthawk
U U U - Chimney Swift
U U U - Ruby-throated Hummingbird
U U U - Belted Kingfisher
C C U - Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
C C C C Downy Woodpecker
C C C C Hairy Woodpecker
U U U U Black-backed Woodpecker
C C C - Northern Flicker
U U U U Pileated Woodpecker
R R U - Olive-sided Flycatcher
U U U - Eastern Wood-Pewee
C C U - Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
C C C - Alder Flycatcher
C C C - Least Flycatcher
U U U - Eastern Phoebe
U U U - Great Crested Flycatcher
C C C - Eastern Kingbird
R - U U Northern Shrike
U U U - Blue-headed Vireo
R R R - Warbling Vireo
U - U - Philadelphia Vireo
C C C - Red-eyed Vireo
U U U U Gray Jay
C C C U Blue Jay
U U U U Black-billed Magpie
C C C U American Crow
C C C C Common Raven
R - U - Horned Lark
R R R - Purple Martin
C C C - Tree Swallow
U U U - Northern Rough-winged Swallow
U U U - Bank Swallow
C C U - Cliff Swallow
C C C - Barn Swallow
C C C C Black-capped Chickadee
U U U U Boreal Chickadee
C C C C Red-breasted Nuthatch
R R U U White-breasted Nuthatch
U U U R Brown Creeper
U U U - House Wren
U U U - Winter Wren
C C C - Sedge Wren
C C C R Golden-crowned Kinglet
C U C - Ruby-crowned Kinglet
U U U - Eastern Bluebird
C C U - Veery
U - U - Gray-cheeked Thrush
C R C - Swainson’s Thrush
C C C - Hermit Thrush
R R - - Wood Thrush
C C C R American Robin
C C C - Gray Catbird
U U U - Brown Thrasher
C C C U European Starling
R - U - American Pipit
- - U U Bohemian Waxwing
U C C R Cedar Waxwing
U U U - Golden-winged Warbler
C R C - Tennessee Warbler
U - U - Orange-crowned Warbler
C C C - Nashville Warbler
U U U - Northern Parula
C C U - Yellow Warbler
C C C - Chestnut-sided Warbler
C U C - Magnolia Warbler
U R U - Cape May Warbler
- R - - Black-throated Blue Warbler
C C C - Yellow-rumped Warbler
C C C - Black-throated Green Warbler
C C U - Blackburnian Warbler
- R - - Pine Warbler
C U C - Palm Warbler
U - U - Bay-breasted Warbler
U - U - Blackpoll Warbler
C C C - Black-and-white Warbler
C C C - American Redstart
C C U - Ovenbird
U U U - Northern Waterthrush
U U R - Connecticut Warbler
U C U - Mourning Warbler
C C C - Common Yellowthroat
C - C - Wilson’s Warbler
U U U - Canada Warbler
U U R - Scarlet Tanager
C - C - American Tree Sparrow
C C C - Chipping Sparrow
U U U - Clay-colored Sparrow
C C C - Savannah Sparrow
U U R - Le Conte’s Sparrow
U - U - Fox Sparrow
C C C - Song Sparrow
C U C - Lincoln’s Sparrow
C C C - Swamp Sparrow
C C C - White-throated Sparrow
U - U - Harris’s Sparrow
U - C - White-crowned Sparrow
C U C - Dark-eyed Junco
R - U - Lapland Longspur
R - U U Snow Bunting
C U C - Rose-breasted Grosbeak
R R R - Indigo Bunting
C C U - Bobolink
C C C - Red-winged Blackbird
U U U - Eastern Meadowlark
U U U - Western Meadowlark
U - C - Rusty Blackbird
U U U - Brewer’s Blackbird
C C C - Common Grackle
C U R - Brown-headed Cowbird
U U U - Baltimore Oriole
R - U U Pine Grosbeak
C U C R Purple Finch
U U U R House Finch
R R U R Red Crossbill
U R U U White-winged Crossbill
U - U U Common Redpoll
- - R R Hoary Redpoll
C U C U Pine Siskin
C C C R American Goldfinch
U U U U Evening Grosbeak
U U U U House Sparrow
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