Blacktone Parks Conservancy

Blackstone Park Conservation District

Bird Sightings in the Conservation District

Annotated List (through March 20, 2010)

Loons and Grebes

  • Red throated Loon
  • Common Loon
  • Horned Grebe
  • Pied-billed Grebe

Cormorants

  • Double Breasted Cormorant
  • Great Cormorant

Herons and Bitterns

  • Great Blue Heron
  • Green Heron
  • Yellow Crowned Night Heron
  • Black Crowned Night Heron
  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret

Swans, Geese and Ducks

  • Mute Swan
  • Canada Goose
  • Brant
  • American Black Duck
  • Gadwall
  • Green-winged Teal
  • Northern Pintail
  • Bufflehead
  • Mallard
  • Ringed Neck Duck
  • Long-tailed Duck
  • Wood Duck
  • Ruddy Duck
  • Canvasback
  • Greater Scaup
  • Lesser Scaup
  • Common Eider
  • Surf Scoter
  • Barrows Goldeneye
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Bufflehead
  • Common Merganser
  • Red Breasted Merganser
  • Hooded Merganser

Vultures, Hawks and Falcons

  • Turkey Vulture
  • Northern Harrier
  • Bald Eagle
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
  • Coopers Hawk
  • Rough-legged Hawk
  • Broad-winged Hawk
  • Osprey
  • American Kestrel
  • Peregrine Falcon

Grouse, Quail and Turkeys

  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Wild Turkey
  • Rails
  • Virginia Rail
  • American Coot

Shore Birds

  • Killdeer
  • Lesser Yellowlegs
  • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Semipalmated Plover
  • Black-bellied Plover
  • Solitary Sandpiper
  • Spotted Sandpiper
  • Least Sandpiper
  • White-rumped Sandpiper
  • Semipalmated Sandpiper
  • Short-billed Dowitcher

Gulls and Terns

  • Laughing Gull
  • Bonaparte’s Gull
  • Black-headed Gull
  • Herring Gull
  • Iceland Gull
  • Great Black-backed Gull
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Ring-billed Gull
  • Caspian Tern
  • Forster’s Tern
  • Common Tern

Jays and Swallows and Crows

  • Blue Jay
  • American Crow
  • Fish Crow
  • Tree Swallow
  • Purple Martin
  • Bank Swallow
  • Cliff Swallow
  • Barn Swallow
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow



Doves, Cuckoos, Owls, Swifts and Hummingbirds

  • Mourning Dove
  • Cuckoo – Black-Billed or Yellow-Billed?
  • Long-eared Owl
  • Short-eared Owl
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Snowy Owl
  • Eastern Screech Owl
  • Common Nighthawk
  • Chimney Swift
  • Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Woodpeckers and Flycatchers and Others

  • Belted Kingfisher
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Northern Flicker
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Eastern Wood Peewee
  • Willow Flycatcher
  • Great Crested Flycatcher
  • Crested Flycatcher
  • Eastern Phoebe
  • Eastern Kingbird
  • Warbling Vireo
  • Red-eyed Vireo

Titmice, Chickadees, Nuthatches, Wrens, and Creepers

  • Tufted Titmouse
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • White-breasted Nuthatch
  • House Wren
  • Carolina Wren
  • Marsh Wren

Kinglets, Thrushes and Thrashers and Others

  • Golden-crowned Kinglet
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  • Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
  • Veery
  • Hermit Thrush
  • Wood Thrush
  • American Robin
  • Gray Catbird
  • Brown Thrasher
  • Northern Mockingbird

Waxwings and Starlings and Others

  • Cedar Waxwing
  • European Starling
  • Wood Warblers
  • Nashville Warbler
  • Northern Parula
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • Black and White Warbler
  • Yellow-Throated Warbler
  • Black-throated Green Warbler
  • Blackpoll Warbler
  • Pine Warbler
  • Yellow Warbler
  • Orange-crowned Warbler
  • Ovenbird
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • American Redstart
  • Chestnut Sided Warbler
  • Magnolia Warbler
  • Black-Throated Warbler
  • Blackburnian Warbler
  • Worm Eating Warbler
  • Kentucky Warbler
  • Canada Warbler
  • Yellow-Breasted Chat

Tanagers and Sparrows and Juncos

  • Scarlet Tanager
  • Eastern Towhee
  • American Tree Swallow
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow
  • Song Sparrow
  • White-throated Sparrow
  • Swamp Sparrow
  • House Sparrow
  • Slate-colored Junco
  • Dark-eyed Junco

Cardinals, Grosbeaks

  • Northern Cardinal
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Blackbirds, Orioles, Finches, and Other Passerines

  • Bobolink
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Rusty Blackbird
  • Common Grackle
  • Boat-tailed Grackle
  • Brown-Headed Cowbird
  • Baltimore Oriole
  • Purple Finch
  • House Finch
  • American Goldfinch
  • Redpoll
  • Evening Grosbeak
  • Pine Siskin