American Golden-Plover

    American Golden-Plover

    Pluvialis dominica
    Photograph of a male American Goldfinch in breeding plumage

    American Goldfinch

    Spinus tristis
    Image of an american kestrel

    American Kestrel

    Falco sparverius
    american robin

    American Robin

    Turdus migratorius
    Image of an american tree sparrow

    American Tree Sparrow

    Spizelloides arborea (formerly Spizella arborea)
    photo of American woodcock

    American Woodcock

    Scolopax minor
    Image of bachman's sparrow

    Bachman's Sparrow

    Peucaea aestivalis (formerly Aimophila aestivalis)
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Photo of bald eagle soaring

    Bald Eagle

    Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    Photo of male Baltimore oriole perched on branch

    Baltimore Oriole

    Icterus galbula
    Photo of a bay-breasted warbler

    Bay-Breasted Warbler

    Setophaga castanea (formerly Dendroica castanea)
    Photo of a black-crowned night-heron walking in shallow water.

    Black-Crowned Night-Heron

    Nycticorax nycticorax
    Photo of a male blue grosbeak

    Blue Grosbeak

    Passerina caerulea (formerly Guiraca caerulea)
    bobolink

    Bobolink

    Dolichonyx oryzivorus
    Photo of male brown-headed cowbird

    Brown-Headed Cowbird

    Molothrus ater
    Photo of a male bufflehead duck floating on water

    Bufflehead

    Bucephala albeola
    Photo of Canada goose swimming

    Canada Goose

    Branta canadensis
    Photo of a male canvasback floating on the water.

    Canvasback

    Aythya valisineria
    Photo of a chimney swift in flight, viewed from below

    Chimney Swift

    Chaetura pelagica
    Photo of three cliff swallow nests attached to the soffit of a building, with a parent attending.

    Cliff Swallow

    Petrechelidon pyrrhonota
    Photo of a male common goldeneye floating on the surface of the Mississippi River

    Common Goldeneye

    Bucephala clangula
    Photograph of a Common Grackle

    Common Grackle

    Quiscalus quiscula
    Photo of a male common merganser floating on water.

    Common Merganser

    Mergus merganser
    Photo of a common nighthawk on a fence rail.

    Common Nighthawk

    Chordeiles minor
    Photo of a male common yellowthroat

    Common Yellowthroat

    Geothlypis trichas
    Photograph of two Double-Crested Cormorants perched on log above water

    Double-Crested Cormorant

    Phalacrocorax auritus
    Photo of an eastern phoebe perched on a small branch.

    Eastern Phoebe

    Sayornis phoebe
    Photo of an eastern towhee male, eating, three-quarter view.

    Eastern Towhee

    Pipilo erythrophthalmus
    Photo of an eastern whip-poor-will crouching on leaf litter.

    Eastern Whip-Poor-Will

    Antrostomus vociferus (Caprimulgus vociferus)
    Photograph of a Eurasian Tree Sparrow perched on a brick surface

    Eurasian Tree Sparrow

    Passer montanus
    Photo of a male evening grosbeak eating sunflower seeds at a feeder.

    Evening Grosbeak

    Coccothraustes vespertinus
    Photo of a male great-tailed grackle walking on a lawn

    Great-Tailed Grackle

    Quiscalus mexicanus
    Photo of a pair of greater scaup floating on water.

    Greater Scaup

    Aythyra marila
    Photo of a greater yellowlegs wading in water.

    Greater Yellowlegs

    Tringa melanoleuca
    Photo of an immature harris's sparrow

    Harris's Sparrow

    Zonotrichia querula
    Photo of a hooded merganser pair floating on water.

    Hooded Merganser

    Lophodytes cucullatus
    Photo of a horned grebe in winter plumage floating on the water

    Horned Grebe

    Podiceps auritus
    Photo of a horned lark standing on sand in very shallow water.

    Horned Lark

    Eremophila alpestris
    Photo of a male house sparrow

    House Sparrow

    Passer domesticus
    Photo of a killdeer standing on a chert gravel surface.

    Killdeer

    Charadrius vociferus
    Photo of a lark sparrow walking on the ground

    Lark Sparrow

    Chondestes grammacus
    Photo of a Le Conte's sparrow

    Le Conte's Sparrow

    Ammodramus leconteii
    Photo of a least bittern male walking.

    Least Bittern

    Ixobrychus exilis
    Image of a least tern

    Least Tern

    Sternula antillarum
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Photo of a lesser scaup pair floating on water.

    Lesser Scaup

    Aythya affinis
    Image of lincoln's sparrow

    Lincoln's Sparrow

    Melospiza lincolnii
    Photograph of a Mourning Dove walking on the ground

    Mourning Dove

    Zenaida macroura
    Image of a northern flicker

    Northern Flicker

    Colaptes auratus
    Photo of a northern shoveler pair floating on water.

    Northern Shoveler

    Anas clypeata
    Photo of a male orchard oriole

    Orchard Oriole

    Icterus spurius

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See Also

Photo of a Snowberry Clearwing

Snowberry Clearwing

Hemaris diffinis
White-Lined Sphinx Moth

White-Lined Sphinx

Hyles lineata
Photo of a tricolored bat hanging from a cave ceiling.

Tri-Colored Bat

Perimyotis subflavus (formerly Pipistrellus subflavus)
Photo of four gray myotises clinging to a cave ceiling.

Gray Myotis (Gray Bat)

Myotis grisescens

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