Photo of an Acadian flycatcher perched on a twig.

    Acadian Flycatcher

    Empidonax virescens
    Photo of an American coot.

    American Coot

    Fulica americana
    Photograph of American Crow

    American Crow

    Corvus brachyrhynchos
    American Golden-Plover

    American Golden-Plover

    Pluvialis dominica
    Image of a male American redstart

    American Redstart

    Setophaga ruticilla
    american robin

    American Robin

    Turdus migratorius
    Photograph of American White Pelican in flight

    American White Pelican

    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
    Photo of bald eagle soaring

    Bald Eagle

    Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    Photo of male Baltimore oriole perched on branch

    Baltimore Oriole

    Icterus galbula
    Image of barn owl face.

    Barn Owl

    Tyto alba
    Photo of a barn swallow in flight.

    Barn Swallow

    Hirundo rustica
    Image of barred owl

    Barred Owl

    Strix varia
    Photo of a bay-breasted warbler

    Bay-Breasted Warbler

    Setophaga castanea (formerly Dendroica castanea)
    Photo of a Bell's vireo perched on a small branch.

    Bell’s Vireo

    Vireo bellii
    Photo of a belted kingfisher, perched on branch tip, side view.

    Belted Kingfisher

    Ceryle alcyon
    Photo of two black vultures standing on the ground

    Black Vulture

    Coragyps atratus
    Black-capped chickadee image showing characters for identification.

    Black-Capped Chickadee and Carolina Chickadee

    Poecile atricapillus and P. carolinensis
    Photo of a black-crowned night-heron walking in shallow water.

    Black-Crowned Night-Heron

    Nycticorax nycticorax
    Photo of blue jay perched on branch

    Blue Jay

    Cyanocitta cristata
    Photo of a broad-winged hawk perched on a branch in the sunshine.

    Broad-Winged Hawk

    Buteo platypterus
    Photograph of a Brown Creeper

    Brown Creeper

    Certhia americana
    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 a male canvasback floating on the water.

    Canvasback

    Aythya valisineria
    Photo of a Carolina wren perched near a bird feeder.

    Carolina Wren

    Thryothorus ludovicianus
    Photo of a cattle egret

    Cattle Egret

    Bubulcus ibis
    Photo of a cedar waxwing perched on a branch.

    Cedar Waxwing

    Bombycilla cedrorum
    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
    large gray and white bird perching on a black branch

    Cooper's Hawk

    Accipiter cooperii
    Image of a dark-eyed junco

    Dark-Eyed Junco

    Junco hyemalis
    Photograph of two Double-Crested Cormorants perched on log above water

    Double-Crested Cormorant

    Phalacrocorax auritus
    Photo of male downy woodpecker clinging to suet feeder

    Downy Woodpecker

    Picoides pubescens
    Photo of an eastern kingbird perched on a branch.

    Eastern Kingbird

    Tyrannus tyrannus
    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)
    Eastern Wood Pewee

    Eastern Wood-Pewee

    Contopus virens
    Photograph of a European Starling

    European Starling

    Sturnus vulgaris
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Photo of a pair of gadwall floating on water.

    Gadwall

    Anas strepera
    Photo of a gray catbird on a small branch, showing undertail feathers.

    Gray Catbird

    Dumetella carolinensis
    Photo of great blue heron

    Great Blue Heron

    Ardea herodias
    Photo of a great egret

    Great Egret

    Ardea alba
    Photo of a great horned owl on a tree branch

    Great Horned Owl

    Bubo virginianus
    Photo of a pair of greater scaup floating on water.

    Greater Scaup

    Aythyra marila
    Photo of a green heron

    Green Heron

    Butorides virescens
    Photo of a green-winged teal pair floating on water.

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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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