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
    Photo of an American wigeon pair floating on water surface.

    American Wigeon

    Anas americana
    photo of American woodcock

    American Woodcock

    Scolopax minor
    Photo of a belted kingfisher, perched on branch tip, side view.

    Belted Kingfisher

    Ceryle alcyon
    Photo of blue jay perched on branch

    Blue Jay

    Cyanocitta cristata
    Photo of a male blue-winged teal floating on water.

    Blue-Winged Teal

    Anas discors
    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 cattle egret

    Cattle Egret

    Bubulcus ibis
    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
    large gray and white bird perching on a black branch

    Cooper's Hawk

    Accipiter cooperii
    Photo of a pair of gadwall floating on water.

    Gadwall

    Anas strepera
    Photo of a great horned owl on a tree branch

    Great Horned Owl

    Bubo virginianus
    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 a green heron

    Green Heron

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

    Hooded Merganser

    Lophodytes cucullatus
    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 long-eared owl.

    Long-Eared Owl

    Asio otus
    Photo of male and female mallards walking on ice

    Mallard

    Anas platyrhynchos
    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 pintail pair floating on water.
    Photo of a northern shoveler pair floating on water.

    Northern Shoveler

    Anas clypeata
    Closeup photo of head of peregrine falcon

    Peregrine Falcon

    Falco peregrinus
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Photo of a pied-billed grebe nonbreeding form.

    Pied-Billed Grebe

    Podilymbus podiceps
    Photograph of a pileated woodpecker, side view

    Pileated Woodpecker

    Dryocopus pileatus
    Photograph of a male red-bellied woodpecker

    Red-Bellied Woodpecker

    Melanerpes carolinus
    Photograph of a red-headed woodpecker at a bird feeder

    Red-Headed Woodpecker

    Melanerpes erythrocephalus
    Photo of redhead drake floating on water.

    Redhead

    Aythya americana
    Photo of a ring-billed gull standing on a rock, water in background.

    Ring-Billed Gull

    Larus delawarensis
    Photo of a pair of ring-necked ducks floating on water.

    Ring-Necked Duck

    Aythya collaris
    Photo of a Ross's goose walking on grass.

    Ross’s Goose

    Chen rossii
    Photo of a male ruddy duck in breeding plumage, floating on water

    Ruddy Duck

    Oxyura jamaicensis
    Photo of ruffed grouse standing on a log

    Ruffed Grouse

    Bonasa umbellus
    Photo of a male scissor-tailed flycatcher perched on a barbwire fence.

    Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher

    Tyrannus forficatus
    Photo of a sharp-shinned hawk standing on the ground

    Sharp-Shinned Hawk

    Accipiter striatus
    short eared owl

    Short-Eared Owl

    Asio flammeus
    Photo of a sora seen from the side.

    Sora

    Porzana carolina
    Photo of a Virginia rail walking on tamped-down aquatic vegetation.

    Virginia Rail

    Rallus limicola
    Photo of a Wilson's snipe, a pudgy, long-billed bird, wading in a marsh.

    Wilson's Snipe

    Gallinago delicata
    photo of a wood duck

    Wood Duck

    Aix sponsa