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SANDY RIDGE RESERVATION BREEDING BIRDS

List comprised of birds noted since 1995 (CO= confirmed nester;
          PR= probable nester; PO= possible nester)

* birds added since marsh restoration

Pied-billed Grebe CO*
Green-backed Heron CO*
Great Blue Heron CO* (2004)
American Bittern PR*
Least Bittern PR*
Canada Goose CO*
Mallard CO*
Green-winged Teal CO* (2003 and 2004)
Blue-winged Teal CO*
Wood Duck CO*
Ruddy Duck CO*
Hooded Merganser CO*
Bald Eagle CO (2002-05)*
Turkey Vulture PO
Cooper's Hawk PO
Red-tailed Hawk CO
Red-shouldered Hawk PO (2001-05)
Northern Harrier PO (2000)
Kestrel PO
Turkey CO (1995)
Virginia Rail CO*
Sora CO*
Moorhen CO*
Coot CO*
Sandhill Crane CO (2002,04-05)*
Woodcock CO
Spotted Sandpiper PR*
Killdeer CO
Rock Dove PO
Mourning Dove CO
Yellow-billed Cuckoo PR
Black-billed Cuckoo PO
Great-Horned Owl CO
Barred Owl PO (1995)
Screech Owl CO
Ruby-throated Hummingbird PR
Common Flicker CO
Pileated Woodpecker PO (1995)
Red-bellied Woodpecker CO
Red-headed Woodpecker PO (adult w/young 2004)
Downy Woodpecker CO
Hairy Woodpecker PR
Eastern Kingbird CO
Great-crested Flycatcher PR
Eastern Phoebe CO
Acadian Flycatcher PR
Alder Flycatcher PO
Willow Flycatcher PR
Horned Lark PO
Wood Pewee CO
Tree Swallow CO
Rough-winged Swallow PO
Barn Swallow PR
Purple Martin CO (near park property)
Blue Jay CO
Common Crow CO
Black-capped Chickadee CO


Tufted Titmouse CO
White-breasted Nuthatch CO
House Wren CO
Carolina Wren PR
Marsh Wren CO*
Sedge Wren CO* (2002)
Catbird CO
Brown Thrasher PR
Robin CO
Wood Thrush CO
Veery PR
Bluebird CO
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher PR
Cedar Waxwing CO
Starling CO
White-eyed Vireo PR
Red-eyed Vireo CO
Warbling Vireo CO
Yellow-throated Vireo PR
Blue-winged Warbler PR
Yellow Warbler CO
Cerulean Warbler PR
Hooded Warbler PO
Chestnut-sided Warbler PR (1995)
Ovenbird PR
Yellowthroat CO
Yellow-breasted Chat PO
American Redstart CO (2003)
Prothonotary Warbler CO* (2003-05)
House Sparrow CO
Eastern Meadowlark CO
Red-winged Blackbird CO
Bobolink CO (2002-05)
Orchard Oriole PR
Northern Oriole CO
Brown-headed Cowbird CO
Common Grackle CO
Scarlet Tanager CO
Cardinal CO
Rose-breasted Grosbeak CO
Indigo Bunting CO
House Finch PR
American Goldfinch CO
Rufous-sided Towhee CO
Savannah Sparrow CO
Grasshopper Sparrow PR
Vesper Sparrow PO
Chipping Sparrow CO
Field Sparrow CO
Swamp Sparrow CO
Song Sparrow CO

108 SPECIES- recorded(on breeding list)
 
 
                                      
Other birds observed since opening of park-
October 1999

Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Eared Grebe
Double Crested Cormorant
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Black Crowned Night Heron
Little Blue Heron
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Mute Swan
Cackling Goose
Snow Goose
Canvasback
Lesser Scaup
Greater Scaup
Black Duck
Gadwall
Pintail
Wigeon
Shoveler
Goldeneye
Bufflehead
Ring-necked Duck
Redhead
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Rough-winged Hawk
Osprey
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Black Rail
Ring-necked pheasant
Northern Bobwhite

Semipalmated plover
American Golden “
Black-bellied “
Semipalmated sandpiper
Yellowlegs (both)
Solitary  “
Pectoral  “
Least     “
Buff-breasted “
Stilt “
Dunlin
Sanderling
Ruddy Turnstone
American Avocet
Short-billed Dowitcher
Willet
Snipe
Red-necked Phalarope
Wilson’s  “    “
Herring Gull
Ring-billed   “
Bonaparte’s   “
Common Tern
Caspian   “
Black     “
Forster’s “ 

Nighthawk
Belted Kingfisher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Least Flycatcher
Chimney Swift
Cliff Swallow
Bank “
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Winter Wren
Kinglets (both)
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson’s    “
Hermit    “
Northern Mockingbird

Water Pipit
Solitary Vireo
Philadelphia  “
Golden-winged Warbler
Tennessee     “
Orange-crowned “
Nashville     “
Northern Parula    “
Magnolia      “
Cape May      “
Bl. Throated Blue  “
Yellow-rumped “
Bl. Throated Green “
Pine Warbler
Palm      “
Bay-breasted  “
Blackpoll     “
Black and White    “
Mourning      “
Hooded        “
Wilson’s      “
Canada        “
Kentucky  “    “
Northern Waterthrush
Summer Tanager
American Tree Sparrow
White-throated “
White-crowned “
Fox  “
Lincoln’s “
Dark-eyed Junco
Snow Bunting
Rusty Blackbird
Purple Finch
Pine Siskin
Evening Grosbeak

116 species- recorded (observed-not on breeding list)

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224 species total- recorded since 1995
Updated 2/21/06

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