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WINGS Birding Tours – Bird List

Maryland and West Virginia: Birding the American Civil War

Gettysburg, Antietam, and the Appalachians

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Cumulative Bird List - Download Bird List as PDF

with Jon Dunn

  • Column A: Number of years (out of 3) species recorded
  • Column B: Number of days recorded in 2015
  • Column C: Maximum daily total for 2015
  • Column D: Heard only (=H), nest (=N), or dependent young (=Y)
A B C D
3 Canada Goose 4 22 Y Branta canadensis
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
3 Wood Duck 1 2 Aix sponsa
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
3 Mallard 2 1 Anas platyrhynchos
1 Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser americanus
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
3 Ruffed Grouse 1 1 H Bonasa umbellus
2 Wild Turkey Melagris gallopavo silvestris
2 Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus virginianus
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
2 Double-crested Cormorant 1 2 Phalacrocorax auritus
3 Great Blue Heron 6 3 Ardea herodias
2 Great Egret 1 2 Ardea alba
3 Green Heron 4 2 Butorides virescens
1 Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
3 Black Vulture 4 7 Coragyps atratus
3 Turkey Vulture 7 30 Cathartes aura
2 Osprey 1 1 Pandion haliaetus
3 Bald Eagle 1 1 Haliaeetus leucocephalus
1 Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
3 Cooper's Hawk 1 2 Accipiter cooperii
3 Red-shouldered Hawk 2 1 Buteo lineatus lineatus
3 Broad-winged Hawk 4 1 Buteo platypterus
3 Red-tailed Hawk 3 2 Buteo jamaicensis borealis
3 Killdeer 2 2 Charadrius vociferus
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
1 American Woodcock Scolopax minor
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
3 Rock Pigeon 3 10 Columba livia
3 Mourning Dove 7 30 Zenaida macroura
3 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 3 2 Coccyzus americanus
2 Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
1 Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
1 Barred Owl Strix varia
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
1 Chuck-will's-widow Antrostomus carolinensis
1 Eastern Whip-poor-will Antrostomus vociferus
3 Chimney Swift 6 35 Chaetura pelagica
3 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4 15 Archilochus colubris
2 Belted Kingfisher 2 2 Megaceryle alcyon
3 Red-headed Woodpecker 2 3 Melanerpes erythrocephalus
3 Red-bellied Woodpecker 4 3 Melanerpes carolinus
3 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2 1 Sphyrapicus varius
3 Downy Woodpecker 4 2 Picoides pubescens
3 Hairy Woodpecker 2 1 Picoides villosus
3 Northern Flicker ("Yellow-shafted") 3 2 Colaptes auratus auratus
3 Pileated Woodpecker 5 3 Dryocopus pileatus
3 American Kestrel 1 1 Falco sparverius
2 Merlin 2 1 Falco columbarius columbarius
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
2 Olive-sided Flycatcher 1 1 Contopus cooperi
3 Eastern Wood-Pewee 3 3 Contopus virens
3 Acadian Flycatcher 2 2 Empidonax virescens
3 Alder Flycatcher 1 1 Empidonax alnorum
3 Willow Flycatcher 2 2 Empidonax traillii
3 Least Flycatcher 2 1 Empidonax minimus
3 Eastern Phoebe 6 6 Sayornis phoebe
3 Great Crested Flycatcher 4 2 Myiarchus crinitus
3 Eastern Kingbird 6 4 Tyrannus tyrannus
1 Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
3 White-eyed Vireo 4 1 Vireo griseus
3 Yellow-throated Vireo 2 1 H Vireo flavifrons
3 Blue-headed Vireo 4 2 Vireo solitarius alticola
3 Warbling Vireo ("Eastern") 2 2 H Vireo gilvus gilvus
3 Red-eyed Vireo 6 20 N Vireo olivaceus
3 Blue Jay 6 6 Cyanocitta cristata
3 American Crow 6 30 Corvus brachyrhynchos
3 Fish Crow 2 10 Corvus ossifragus
3 Common Raven 4 5 Corvus corax
2 Horned Lark ("Prairie") 1 1 Eremophila alpestris praticola
3 Purple Martin 3 2 Progne subis
3 Tree Swallow 5 40 Tachycineta bicolor
3 Northern Rough-winged Swallow 3 6 Stelgidopteryx serripennis
1 Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
3 Cliff Swallow 1 10 Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
3 Barn Swallow 7 20 Hirundo rustica
3 Carolina Chickadee 4 8 Poecile carolinensis
3 Black-capped Chickadee 1 6 Poecile atricapillus
3 Tufted Titmouse 7 4 Baeolophus bicolor
3 Red-breasted Nuthatch 2 4 Sitta canadensis
3 White-breasted Nuthatch ("Eastern") 2 3 Sitta carolinensis carolinensis
2 Brown Creeper Certhia americana
3 Carolina Wren 3 6 Thryothorus ludovicianus
3 House Wren 4 2 Troglodytes aedon
3 Winter Wren 1 2 H Troglodytes hiemalis
2 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
3 Golden-crowned Kinglet 1 1 Regulus satrapa
3 Eastern Bluebird 4 20 Sialia sialis
3 Veery 1 5 Catharus fuscescens
3 Swainson's Thrush 1 1 Catharus ustulatus swainsoni
3 Hermit Thrush 3 5 Catharus guttatus faxoni
3 Wood Thrush 5 4 Hylocichla mustelina
3 American Robin 8 25 Turdus migratorius
3 Gray Catbird 7 20 Dumetella carolinensis
3 Northern Mockingbird 5 6 Mimus polyglottos
2 Brown Thrasher 5 2 Toxostoma rufum
3 European Starling 7 120 Sturnus vulgaris
3 Cedar Waxwing 7 20 Bombycilla cedrorum
3 Ovenbird 2 2 Seiurus aurocapilla
2 Worm-eating Warbler 1 1 Helmitheros vermivorum
3 Louisiana Waterthrush 1 1 Parkesia motacilla
3 Northern Waterthrush 3 2 Parkesia noveboracensis
3 Blue-winged Warbler 1 1 Vermivora cyanoptera
1 Golden-winged Warbler 1 1 Vermivora chrysoptera
2 Black-and-white Warbler 3 2 Mniotilta varia
3 Prothonotary Warbler 1 1 Protonotaria citrea
3 Swainson's Warbler 1 1 Limnothlypis swainsonii
Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla ruficapilla
3 Mourning Warbler 1 2 Geothylypis philadelphia
3 Kentucky Warbler 1 1 Geothylypis formosus
3 Common Yellowthroat 5 6 Geothlypis trichas
3 Hooded Warbler 2 4 Setophaga citrina
3 American Redstart 3 10 Setophaga ruticilla
3 Cerulean Warbler 2 2 Setophaga cerulea
2 Northern Parula 2 1 Setophaga americana
3 Magnolia Warbler 3 4 Y Setophaga magnolia
3 Blackburnian Warbler 2 1 Setophaga fusca
3 Yellow Warbler 4 3 Setophaga petechia aestiva
3 Chestnut-sided Warbler 3 6 Setophaga pensylvanica
3 Black-throated Blue Warbler 3 5 Setophaga caerulescens cairnsi
3 Pine Warbler 1 1 Setophaga pinus
3 Yellow-rumped Warbler ("Myrtle") 2 6 Setophaga coronata coronata
3 Yellow-throated Warbler 1 4 Setophaga dominica albilora
2 Prairie Warbler 1 2 Setophaga discolor
3 Black-throated Green Warbler 3 3 Setophaga virens
3 Canada Warbler 1 5 Cardellina canadensis
3 Yellow-breasted Chat 2 2 Icteria virens
3 Eastern Towhee 5 8 Pipilo erythrophthalmus erythropthalmus
3 Chipping Sparrow 7 15 Y Spizella passerina
3 Field Sparrow 5 8 Spizella pusilla pusilla
3 Vesper Sparrow 1 2 Pooecetes gramineue gramineus
2 Savannah Sparrow 1 2 Passerculus sandwichensis savanna
2 Grasshopper Sparrow 1 3 Y Ammodramus savannarum praetensis
3 Henslow's Sparrow 1 2 Ammodramus henslowii
3 Song Sparrow 6 13 Melospiza melodia
3 Swamp Sparrow 1 3 Melospiza georgiana
3 Dark-eyed Junco ("Slate-colored") 3 3 Junco hyemalis carolinensis
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra rubra
3 Scarlet Tanager 5 2 Piranga olivacea
3 Northern Cardinal 6 12 Cardinalis cardinalis
3 Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2 2 Pheucticus ludovicianus
2 Blue Grosbeak 2 1 Passerina caerulea
3 Indigo Bunting 6 6 Passerina cyanea
2 Dickcissel Spiza americana
3 Bobolink 2 8 Dolichonyx oryzivorus
2 Red-winged Blackbird 7 30 Agelaius phoeniceus
2 Eastern Meadowlark 5 5 Sturnella magna
3 Common Grackle 7 60 Quiscalus quiscula
3 Brown-headed Cowbird 4 26 Molothrus ater
2 Orchard Oriole 2 4 Icterus spurius
3 Baltimore Oriole 4 5 Icterus galbula
3 Purple Finch 2 3 Carpodacus purpureus purpureus
3 House Finch 5 12 Carpodacus mexicanus
3 Red Crossbill 1 2 Loxia curvirostra
Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
3 American Goldfinch 7 24 Spinus tristis
3 House Sparrow 6 25 Passer domesticus