American Golden-Plover

    American Golden-Plover

    Pluvialis dominica
    Image of an american kestrel

    American Kestrel

    Falco sparverius
    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 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)
    Black-capped chickadee image showing characters for identification.

    Black-Capped Chickadee and Carolina Chickadee

    Poecile atricapillus and P. carolinensis
    Photo of a male blue grosbeak

    Blue Grosbeak

    Passerina caerulea (formerly Guiraca caerulea)
    bobolink

    Bobolink

    Dolichonyx oryzivorus
    Photograph of a Brown Creeper

    Brown Creeper

    Certhia americana
    Photo of male brown-headed cowbird

    Brown-Headed Cowbird

    Molothrus ater
    Photo of Canada goose swimming

    Canada Goose

    Branta canadensis
    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 common nighthawk on a fence rail.

    Common Nighthawk

    Chordeiles minor
    Photo of a male common yellowthroat

    Common Yellowthroat

    Geothlypis trichas
    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
    Photo of a male dickcissel in breeding plumage, perched.

    Dickcissel

    Spiza americana
    Photo of an eastern meadowlark, side view, on snowy ground.

    Eastern Meadowlark

    Sturnella magna
    Photo of an eastern phoebe perched on a small branch.

    Eastern Phoebe

    Sayornis phoebe
    Eastern Wood Pewee

    Eastern Wood-Pewee

    Contopus virens
    Photo of Eurasian collared-dove walking on grass

    Eurasian Collared-Dove

    Streptopelia decaocto
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Photograph of a Eurasian Tree Sparrow perched on a brick surface

    Eurasian Tree Sparrow

    Passer montanus
    Photograph of a European Starling

    European Starling

    Sturnus vulgaris
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Image of a field sparrow

    Field Sparrow

    Spizella pusilla
    Image of a fox sparrow

    Fox Sparrow

    Passerella iliaca
    Photo of a pair of gadwall floating on water.

    Gadwall

    Anas strepera
    Photo of a grasshopper sparrow perched on barbwire

    Grasshopper Sparrow

    Ammodramus savannarum
    Photo of a great horned owl on a tree branch

    Great Horned Owl

    Bubo virginianus
    Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display

    Greater Prairie-Chicken

    Tympanuchus cupido
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Photo of a greater yellowlegs wading in water.

    Greater Yellowlegs

    Tringa melanoleuca
    Photo of a green-winged teal pair floating on water.
    Photo of an immature harris's sparrow

    Harris's Sparrow

    Zonotrichia querula
    Photo of a Henslow’s sparrow.

    Henslow’s Sparrow

    Ammodramus henslowii
    Photo of a horned lark standing on sand in very shallow water.

    Horned Lark

    Eremophila alpestris
    Photograph of a male House Finch

    House Finch

    Haemorhous mexicanus
    Photo of a male house sparrow

    House Sparrow

    Passer domesticus
    Photograph of house wren perched on a branch

    House Wren

    Troglodytes aedon
    Photo of a male indigo bunting perched on a branch, side view.

    Indigo Bunting

    Passerina cyanea
    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
    Image of lincoln's sparrow

    Lincoln's Sparrow

    Melospiza lincolnii

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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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