South Adams County Grassland Important Bird Area Bird List

Breeding Bird Atlas

  • BBA1 - Atlas of Breeding Bird in Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992; observations made 1985 - 1989.
  • BBA2 - Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pennsylvania, Penn State Press, 2012; observations made 2004 - 2009.
  • R - Reported

The definition of the terms confirmed, probable, and possible involves multiple factors. See the Breeding Bird Atlases for the complete definitions.

eBird - search eBird.org for details on sightings.

Ducks, Geese and Swans

Order: Anseriformes. Family: Anatidae

BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck       R               Recorded in neighboring counties; Anser brachyrhynchus (A)
Greater White-fronted Goose     R R R             Recorded in Adams county in 2015; Anser albifrons
Snow Goose     R R R R R   R R R Chen caerulescens
Ross’s Goose       R     R         Recorded in neighboring counties; Chen rossii
Cackling Goose     R R R   R   R     Branta hutchinsii
Canada Goose confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Branta canadensis
Brant                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Branta bernicla
Mute Swan   probable R R R R R R R R R Cygnus olor
Trumpeter Swan       R               Recorded in neighboring counties; Cygnus buccinator
Tundra Swan     R R R R R   R     Cygnos columbianus
Wood Duck confirmed confirmed R R R R R R   R R Aix sponsa
Gadwall     R R R R R   R   R Anas strepera
Eurasian Wigeon                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Anas penelope
American Wigeon     R R     R R R R R Anas americana
American Black Duck     R R R R R R R   R Anas subripes
Mallard confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Anas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged Teal     R R   R     R     Anas discors
Northern Shoveler     R R R   R R R R R Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail     R     R R R       Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal     R R R R R   R   R Anas crecca
Canvasback     R       R   R   R Aythya valisineria
Redhead     R R R           R Aythya americana
Ring-necked Duck     R R R R R R R R R Aythya collaris
Greater Scaup       R R             Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup     R R R   R   R   R Aythya collaris
Surf Scoter                     R Melanitta perspicillata
White-winged Scoter                       Melanitta fusca
Black Scoter                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Melanitta americana
Long-tailed Duck                       Clangula hyemalis
Bufflehead     R R R R R R R   R Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye     R R               Bucephala clangula
Barrow’s Goldeneye                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Bucephala islandica (A)
Hooded Merganser     R R R R R R R R R Lophodytes cucullatus
Common Merganser     R R R R R   R R R Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser     R R               Mergus serrator
Ruddy Duck     R R R R R R R   R Oxyura jamaicensis

New World Quail

Order: Galliformes. Family: Odontophoridae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Northern Bobwhite probable possible         R       R Colinus virginianus

Pheasants, Turkeys, & Grouse

Order: Galliformes. Family: Phasianidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Ring-necked Pheasant confirmed confirmed   R R R R R   R R Phasianus colchicus
Wild Turkey possible possible R R R R R R   R R Meleagris gallopavo
Ruffed Grouse           R         R Bonsa umbellus

Loons

Order: Gaviiformes. Family: Gaviidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Red-throated Loon     R                 Gavia stellata
Pacific Loon                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Gavia pacifica (A)
Common Loon     R R R R R   R     Gavia immer

Rails, Moorhen, Gallinule, and Coot

Order: Gruiformes. Family: Rallidae, Gruidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Virginia Rail                   R R Rallus limicola
Sora         R       R R   Phasianus colchicus
Common Gallinule                       Gallinula galeata
American Coot     R   R R R   R R R Meleagris gallopavo

Grebes

Order: Podicipediformes. Family: Podicipedidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Pied-billed Grebe     R R R R R R   R R Podilymbus podicep
Horned Grebe     R R R     R   R   Podiceps auritus (A)
Red-necked Grebe     R                 Podiceps grisegena
Eared Grebe                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Podiceps nigricollis

Tropicbirds

Order: Phaethontiformes. Family: Phaethontidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
White-tailed Tropicbird                     R 1 sighting, Gettysburg 1954; Phaethon lepturus

Cormorants

Order: Suliformes. Family: Phalacrocoracidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Double-crested Cormorant     R R R R R R     R Phalacrocorax auritus

Bitterns, Herons and Egrets

Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Ardeidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
American Bittern                     R Botaurus lentiginosus
Least Bittern                       Recorded in neighboring counties; lxobrychus exilis
Great Blue Heron possible confirmed R R R R R R R R R Ardea herodias
Great Egret     R R R R R   R   R Ardea alba
Cattle Egret                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Bubulcus ibis
Snowy Egret                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Egretta thula
Little Blue Heron                       2 sightings SGL 249; Egretta caerulea
Tricolored Heron                       Egretta tricolor; previously known as Louisiana Heron
Green Heron confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron           R     R R R Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron     R                 Recorded in neighboring counties; Nyctanassa violacea
Glossy Ibis                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Plegadis falcinellus
Wood Stork                     R 4 sightings around Littlestown in 2001; Mycteria americana

New World Vultures

Order: Accipitriformes. Family: Cathartidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Black Vulture confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture confirmed possible R R R R R R R R R Cathartes aura

Osprey

Order: Accipitriformes. Family: Pandionidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Osprey     R R R R R R R R R Pandion haliaetus

Hawks, Kites, and Eagles

Order: Accipitriformes. Family: Accipitridae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Mississippi Kite       R               Ictinia mississippiensis (C)
Bald Eagle   possible     R R R R R R R Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Northern Harrier possible probable R R R R R R R R R Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk possible   R R R R R R R R R Accipiter striatus
Cooper’s Hawk   confirmed R R R R R R R R R Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk           R           Sightings in 2004 and 2009; Accipiter gentilis
Red-shouldered Hawk confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Buteo lineatus
Broad-winged Hawk probable possible R R R R R R R R R Buteo platypterus
Red-tailed Hawk confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Buteo jamaicensis
Rough-legged Hawk         R R R   R R R Buteo lagopus
Golden Eagle     R     R R         Aquila chrysaetos

Falcons

Order: Falconiformes. Family: Falconidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
American Kestrel confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Falco sparverius
Merlin     R R R R R R R   R Falco columbarius
Peregrine Falcon     R R R R R R   R R Falco peregrinus

Cranes

Order: Gruiformes. Family: Gruidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Sandhill Crane                     R 1 sighting Gettysburg, 2008;. Grus canadensis

Lapwings and Plovers

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Charadriidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Black-bellied Plover                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Pluvialis squatarola
American Golden Plover               R       Pluvialis dominica
Semipalmated Plover         R             Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Charadrius vociferus

Stilts and Avocets

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Recurvirostridae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
American Avocet                       2 sightings, Long Pine Run Reservoir; Recurvirostra americana

Sandpipers, Curlews, Stints, Godwins, Snipes, and Phalaropes

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Scolopacidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Greater Yellowlegs     R   R R R   R   R Tringa melanoleuca
Lesser Yellowlegs     R R           R R Tringa flavipes
Solitary Sandpiper     R R R R R R R   R Tringa solitaria
Willet                 R     1 sighting, Red Rock Road, Tringa semipalmata
Spotted Sandpiper probable   R R R R R R R   R Actitis macularia
Upland Sandpiper confirmed probable                 R Photographed by Society member, 2012 in Grasslands IBA; Bartramia longicauda (C)
Sanderling                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper       R R   R R   R R Calidris pusilla
Least Sandpiper     R R R R R R R     Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper     R                 Calidris fuscicollis
Pectoral Sandpiper     R R   R R R     R Calidris melanotos
Dunlin     R                 Calidris alpina
Wilson’s Snipe     R R R   R R R R R Gallinago delicata
American Woodcock confirmed probable R R   R     R   R Scolopax minor

Gulls and Terns

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Laridae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Bonaparte’s Gull     R   R R R         Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Ring-billed Gull   possible R R R R R R R R R Larus delawarensis
Herring Gull     R   R   R       R Larus argentatus
Great Black-backed Gull                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Larus marinus
Caspian Tern     R   R R           Hydroprogne caspia
Forster’s Tern             R         Sterna forsteri
Black Tern                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Chlidonias niger

Pigeons and Doves

Order: Columbiformes. Family: Columbidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Rock Pigeon confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Columba livia
Eurasian Collared-Dove                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Streptopelia decaocto (C)
Mourning Dove confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Zenaida macroura

Cuckoos

Order: Cuculiformes. Family: Cuculidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Yellow-billed Cuckoo probable probable R R R R R R R   R Coccyzus americanus
Black-billed Cuckoo possible   R R       R       Coccyzus erythropthalmus

Barn Owls

Order: Strigiformes. Family: Tytonidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Barn Owl confirmed confirmed                   Tyto alba

Typical Owls

Order: Strigiformes. Family: Strigidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Eastern Screech-Owl probable probable   R R   R       R Megascops asio
Great Horned Owl confirmed probable R R R R R R   R R Bubo virginianus
Snowy Owl             R         Bubo scandiacus
Barred Owl confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Strix varia
Long-eared Owl     R       R R     R Asio otus
Short-eared Owl     R R R R R R R   R Asio flammeus
Northern Saw-whet Owl                       Aegolius acadicus

Nightjars

Order: Caprimulgiformes. Family: Caprimulgidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Common Nighthawk possible   R R R R   R R R R Chordeiles minor
Chuck-will's-widow                       Reported in South Mountain IBA, Antrostomus carolinensis
Eastern Whip-poor-will   possible                   Antrostomus vociferus

Swifts

BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Chimney Swift confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Chaetura pelagica

Hummingbirds

Order: Apodiformes. Family: Trochilidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Ruby-throated Hummingbird confirmed   R R R R R R R R R Archilochus colubris
Rufous Hummingbird           R           Selasphorus rufus

Kingfishers

Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Cerylidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Belted Kingfisher confirmed possible R R R R R R R R R Megaceryle alcyon

Woodpeckers, Sapsuckers, and Flickers

Order: Piciformes. Family: Picidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Red-headed Woodpecker confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied Woodpecker confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Melanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker     R R R R R R R R R Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Picoides villosus
Northern Flicker confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker probable probable R R R R R R R R R Dryocopus pileatus

Tyrant Flycatchers

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Tyrannidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Olive-sided Flycatcher       R             R Contopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-Pewee confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Contopus virens
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher                       Sightings 2000 and 2010; Empidonax flaviventris
Acadian Flycatcher probable probable R R R R R R R   R Empidonax virescens
Alder Flycatcher       R               Sightings 2006 and 2009; Empidonax alnorum
Willow Flycatcher   confirmed R R R R R R R R R Empidonax traillii
Least Flycatcher     R R R R         R Empidonax minimus
Say's Phoebe                       Seen in Gettysburg NMP, December 2012 (Mike O'Brien) Sayornis saya (A).
Eastern Phoebe confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Sayornis phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Myiarchus crinitus
Eastern Kingbird confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R   R Tyrannus tyrannus

Shrikes

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Laniidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Loggerhead Shrike   possible R               R Last observation 2008; Lanius ludovicianus
Northern Shrike       R               Lanius excubitor (C)

Vireos

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Vireonidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
White-eyed Vireo probable probable R R R R R R R R R Vireo griseus
Yellow-throated Vireo possible probable R R R R R R R   R Vireo flavifrons
Blue-headed Vireo     R R R R R R     R Vireo solitarius
Warbling Vireo confirmed probable R R R   R R R R R Vireo gilvus
Philadelphia Vireo           R     R     Vireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed Vireo confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Vireo olivaceus

Jays, Crows, Mapies, and Ravens

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Corvidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Blue Jay confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Cyanocitta cristata
American Crow confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Corvus brachyrhynchos
Fish Crow confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Corvus ossifragus
Common Raven   possible R R R R R R R R R Corvus corax

Larks

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Alaudidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Horned Lark confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Eremophila alpestris

Swallows and Martins

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Hirundinidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Purple Martin confirmed   R R R R R R R R R Progne subis
Tree Swallow probable   R R R R R R R R R Tachycineta bicolor
Northern Rough-winged Swallow possible confirmed R R R R R R R   R Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow possible possible R   R R R R   R R Riparia riparia
Cliff Swallow confirmed   R R   R         R Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Barn Swallow confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Hirundo rustica

Chickadees and Titmice

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Paridae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Carolina Chickadee confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Poecile carolinensis
Black-capped Chickadee confirmed possible   R R R R R   R R Poecile atricapillus
Tufted Titmouse confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Baeolophus bicolor

Nuthatches

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Sittidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Red-breasted Nuthatch     R R R R R R R   R Sitta canadensis
White-breasted Nuthatch confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Poecile carolinensis

Treecreepers

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Certhiidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Brown Creeper possible   R R R R R R     R Certhia americana

Wrens

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Troglodytidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Carolina Wren confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Thryothorus ludovicianus
House Wren confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Troglodytes aedon
Winter Wren     R R R R R R R   R Troglodytes hiemalis
Sedge Wren                     R 1 sighting, Black Horse Tavern, 1988; Cistothorus platensis (C)
Marsh Wren                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Cistothorus palustris

Kinglets

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Regulidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Golden-crowned Kinglet     R R R R R R R   R Regulus satrapa
Ruby-crowned Kinglet     R R R R R R R R R Regulus calendula

Gnatcatchers

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Polioptilidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Polioptila caerulea

Thrushes

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Turdidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Eastern Bluebird confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Sialia sialis
Veery   possible R R R           R Catharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked Thrush     R                 Catharus minimus
Swainson’s Thrush     R R R R         R Catharus ustulatus
Hermit Thrush     R R R R R       R Catharus guttatus
Wood Thrush confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Hylocichla mustelina
American Robin confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Turdus migratorius
Varied Thrush                       Sightings in Caledonia SP, 2003 - 5; Ixoreus naevius

Mockingbirds and Thrashers

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Mimidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Gray Catbird confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Mimus polyglottos
Brown Thrasher confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Toxostoma rufum

Wagtails and Pipits

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Motacillidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
American Pipit     R R R R R R R R R Anthus rubescens

Waxwings and Starlings

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Bombycilla and Sturnidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Cedar Waxwing confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Bombycilla cedarorum
European Starling confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Sturnus vulgaris

Longspurs and Snow Buntings

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Calcariidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Lapland Longspur               R     R Calcarius lapponicus
Snow Bunting       R R           R 1 sighting, Shriver Road, 2007; Plectrophenax nivalis

Wood Warblers

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Parulidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Blue-winged Warbler possible   R R     R     R R Vermivora cyanoptera
Golden-winged Warbler         R             Vermivora chrysoptera
Brewster’s and Lawrence’s Warblers             R         Hybrids; Vermivora cyanoptera
Tennessee Warbler     R R     R R       Oreothlypis peregrina
Nashville Warbler     R R   R   R     R Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Northern Parula   possible R R R R R R R R R Setophaga americana
Orange-crowned Warbler     R                 Sightings Laurel Drive, 2010 and 11; Vermivora celata
Yellow Warbler probable confirmed R R R R R R R R R Setophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler     R R R   R R R R R Setophaga pensylvanica
Magnolia Warbler     R R R R R R R R R Setophaga magnolia
Cape May Warbler     R R R R R R       Setophaga tigrina
Black-throated Blue Warbler     R R R   R R R R R Setophaga caerulescens
Yellow-rumped Warbler     R R R R R   R R R Setophaga coronata
Black-throated Gray Warbler     R                 Setophaga nigrescens (C)
Black-throated Green Warbler     R R R R R R R R R Setophaga virens
Townsend’s Warbler                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Setophaga townsendi (A)
Blackburnian Warbler     R     R R       R Setophaga fusca
Yellow-throated Warbler                   R   Recorded in neighboring counties; Setophaga dominica
Pine Warbler     R R R R R R R   R Setophaga pinus
Prairie Warbler probable probable     R   R   R R R Setophaga discolor
Palm Warbler     R R R R R R   R R Setophaga palmarum
Bay-breasted Warbler     R R     R   R     Setophaga castanea
Blackpoll Warbler     R R R   R R R R R Setophaga striata
Cerulean Warbler               R     R Setophaga cerulea
Hooded Warbler possible   R R     R R     R Setophaga citrina
American Redstart possible probable R R R R R R R R R Setophaga ruticilla
Black-and-white Warbler     R R R R R R R R R Mniotilta varia
Prothonotary Warbler                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Protonotaria citrea
Worm-eating Warbler                     R Helmitheros vermivorus
Ovenbird probable probable R R R R R R R R R Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Waterthrush     R R     R     R R Parkesia noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush     R R R R R       R Parkesia motacilla
Connecticut Warbler     R       R         Oporornis agilis
Kentucky Warbler probable possible R R             R Geothlypis formosa
Mourning Warbler                 R     Geothlypis philadelphia
Common Yellowthroat probable probable R R R R R R R R R Geothlypis trichas
Wilson’s Warbler       R     R R     R Cardellina pusilla
Canada Warbler     R R               Cardellina canadensis
Yellow-breasted Chat   possible R R R   R R R R R Icteria virens

American Sparrows, Towees, and Juncos

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Emberizidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Eastern Towhee confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Pipilo erythrophthalmus
American Tree Sparrow     R R R R R R R R R Spizella arborea
Chipping Sparrow confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Spizella passerina
Clay-colored Sparrow                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Spizella pallida
Field Sparrow confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Spizella pusilla
Vesper Sparrow confirmed possible   R R R R     R R Pooecetes gramineus
Savannah Sparrow probable probable R R R R R R R   R Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Ammodramus savannarum
Fox Sparrow     R R R R R R R   R Passerella iliaca
Song Sparrow confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Melospiza melodia
Lincoln’s Sparrow     R R   R   R R     Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow     R R R R R R R R R Melospiza georgiana
White-throated Sparrow     R R R R R R R R R Zonotrichia albicollis
White-crowned Sparrow     R R R R R R R R R Zonotrichia leucophrys
Dark-eyed Junco     R R R R R R R R R Junco hyemalis

Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and allies

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Cardinalidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Summer Tanager possible                     Recorded in neighboring counties; Piranga rubra
Scarlet Tanager confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Piranga olivacea
Northern Cardinal confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Cardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted Grosbeak possible   R R R   R R R R R Pheucticus ludovicianus
Blue Grosbeak possible confirmed R R R R   R   R R Passerina caerulea
Indigo Bunting confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Passerina cyanea
Painted Bunting                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Passerina ciris (C)
Dickcissel   probable R R R       R R R Spiza americana

Blackbirds, meadowlarks, cowbirds, grackles, and orioles

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Icteridae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Bobolink confirmed probable R R R R R R R R R Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged Blackbird confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Agelaius phoeniceus
Eastern Meadowlark confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Sturnella magna
Rusty Blackbird     R R R R R       R Euphagus carolinus
Common Grackle confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Quiscalus quiscula
Shiny Cowbird                        
Brown-headed Cowbird confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Molothrus ater
Orchard Oriole confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R   R Icterus spurius
Baltimore Oriole confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Icterus galbula
Scott’s Oriole                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Icterus parisorum (A)

Finches

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Fringillidae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
Purple Finch     R R R R R R R R R Haemorhous purpureus
House Finch confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Haemorhous mexicanus
Red Crossbill                       Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill               R R   R Loxia leucoptera
Common Redpoll                       Acanthis flammea
Hoary Redpoll                       Recorded in neighboring counties; Acanthis pinus (A)
Pine Siskin     R R   R R R R   R Spinus pinus
American Goldfinch confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Spinus tristis
Evening Grosbeak     R               R Recorded in neighboring counties; Coccothraustes vespertinus

Old World Sparrows

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Passeridae
BBA1 BBA2 eBird 2018 eBird 2017 eBird 2016 eBird 2015 eBird 2014 eBird 2013 eBird 2012 eBird 2011 eBird <2011 Comments
House Sparrow confirmed confirmed R R R R R R R R R Passer domesticus