Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
Bird List from 4/28/99, 5/5/99, 5/12/99, 5/19/99

Great Blue Heron Red-bellied Woodpecker House Wren Indigo Bunting
Mallard Downy Woodpecker Eastern Bluebird Chipping Sparrow
Sharp-shinned Hawk Eastern Phoebe Robin Swamp Sparrow
Red-tailed Hawk Willow Flycatcher Gray Catbird Song Sparrow
American Kestrel Least Flycatcher Cedar Waxwing Red-winged Blackbird
Spotted Sandpiper Tree Swallow Starling Common Grackle
Solitary Sandpiper Barn Swallow Yellow Warbler Baltimore Oriole
Rock Dove Blue Jay Black-throated Blue Warbler Eastern Meadowlark
Mourning Dove Common Crow Yellow-rumped Warbler House Finch
Chimney Swift Common Raven Palm Warbler American Goldfinch
Belted Kingfisher Black-capped Chickadee Common Yellowthroat House Sparrow
Northern Flicker White-breasted Nuthatch Northern Cardinal 47 Species

The 13 species above, in bold letters, are not listed on species inventories from 1994 - 1998. 
The additional 13 brings the total species richness to 65.

# = Obligate Wetland Species
Å = Facultative Wetland Species
+ = Facultative Species
* = 1994-1998 bird species observed during formal point counts (M. Gaudette and T. O’Connell pers. comm) and informal birding walks (T. O’Connell and R. Brooks, pers. comm.)

Common Name Scientific Name

Brooks et al.
1996

CWC
2/25 1995

1996

1994 to 1998*

Mallard # Anas platyrhynchos

*

 

*

*

Wood duck # Aix sponsa      

*

Coopers hawk Accipiter cooperii      

*

Sharp-shinned hawk Accipiter striatus      

*

American kestrel Falco sparverius      

*

Red-tailed hawk Buteo jamaicensis      

*

Great blue heron # Ardea herodias  

*

 

*

Green heron # Butorides striatus      

*

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

*

 

*

*

Common snipe # Gallinago gallinago      

*

Mourning dove Zenaida macroura

*

   

*

Rock dove Columba livia

*

   

*

Belted kingfisher # Ceryle alcyon

*

   

*

Downy woodpecker Picoides pubescens      

*

Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

*

   

*

Eastern kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus      

*

Eastern phoebe Sayornis phoebe

*

   

*

Willow flycatcher Empidonax traillii

*

   

*

Barn swallow Hirundo rustica

*

 

*

*

Tree swallow + Tachycineta bicolor      

*

Blue jay Cyanocitta cristata

*

   

*

American crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

*

 

*

*

Black-capped chickadee Parus atricapillus      

*

Tufted titmouse + Parus bicolor      

*

House wren Troglodytes aedon

*

   

*

Northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos      

*

Gray catbird + Dumetella carolinensis

*

*

 

*

American robin Turdus migratorius

*

   

*

Eastern bluebird Sialia sialis      

*

Cedar waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum

*

 

*

*

European starling Sturnus vulgaris

*

   

*

Red-eyed vireo Vireo olivaceus  

*

 

*

Warbling vireo Vireo gilvus

*

   

*

Yellow warbler + Dendroica petechia

*

   

*

Common yellowthroat Å Geothlypis trichas

*

   

*

American redstart Setophaga ruticilla      

*

House sparrow Passer domesticus      

*

Red-winged blackbird Å Agelaius phoeniceus

*

 

*

*

Common grackle Quiscalus major

*

   

*

Brownheaded cowbird Molothrus ater

*

 

*

*

Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

*

   

*

Indigo bunting + Passerina cyanea

*

   

*

House finch Carpodacus mixicanus

*

   

*

American goldfinch Carduelis tristis

*

 

*

*

Dark-eyed junco Junco hyemalis      

*

American tree sparrow Spizella arborea

*

 

*

*

Chipping sparrow Spizella passerina

*

   

*

Field sparrow Spizella pusilla

*

*

 

*

White-throated sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis      

*

Lincoln’s sparrow + Melospiza lincolnii      

*

Swamp sparrow # Melospiza georgiana      

*

Song sparrow + Melospiza melodia

*

 

*

*

Species Richness = 52

# = Obligate Wetland Species
Å = Facultative Wetland Species
+ = Facultative Species
*    1994-1998 bird species observed during formal point counts (M. Gaudette and T. O’Connell pers. comm) and informal birding walks (T. O’Connell and R. Brooks, pers. comm.)

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