Cemetery Birds

Key:
Spring (March - May)
Summer (June - August)
Fall (September - November)
Winter (December - February)

a - Abundant (common species, very numerous)
c - Common (certain to be seen in suitable habitat)
u - Uncommon (present, but not certain to be seen)
o - Occasional (seen only a few times during a season)
r - Rare (seen at intervals of 2 - 5 years)
x - Accidental (strays and escapees)



BIRD SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER
Loons:        
Common Loons r   r r

Gerbes:
       
Pied Billed Grebe c   c c

Herons & Allies:
       
Great Blue Heron r   r  
Great Egret r   r  
Green-Backed Heron c c c r
Black-Crowned Night Heron u u u  
Yellow-Crownd Night Heron u u    
x      

Waterfowl:
       
Snow Goose x   x  
Canada Goose o     o
Wood Duck c u c  
Black Duck u   u  
Mallard u   u  
Northern Pintail u      
Blue-Winged Teal c   c  
Northern Shoveler u      
American Wigeon u   u  
Lesser Scaup r      
Common Goldeneye r      
Ruddy Duck     x  

Vultures, Hawks & Falcons:
       
Turkey Vulture c c c u
Black Vulture u   u  
Osprey r   r  
Northern Harrier      
r
Sharp-Shinned Hawk u u u u
Cooper's Hawk u u u u
Red-Shouldered Hawk r r r r
Broad-Winged Hawk u   u  
Red-Tailed Hawk c c c c
Rough-Legged Hawk       u
American Kestrel c c c c
Merlin     x  
Peregrine Falcon x   x  

Gallinaceous Birds:
       
Northern Bobwhite u   u  

Cranes & Allies:
       
King Rail     x  
Virginia Rail x      
Sora x   x  
Amerian Coot c   c  
Sandhill Crane x   x  

Shorebirds and Gulls:
       
Killdeer c c c c
Solitary Sandpiper r   r  
Spotted Sandpiper u   u  
American Woodcock o      
Ring-Billed Gull o   o  

Pigeons and Doves:
       
Rock Dove (domestic pigeon) a a a a
Mourning Dove a a a a

Cuckoos:
       
Black-Billed Cuckoo u r u  
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo c c c  

Owls:
       
Barn Owl r r r r
Eastern Screech-Owl c c c c
Great Horned Owl u u u u

Goatsuckers:
       
Common Nighthawk   c a  
Chuck-Will's Widow r   r  
Whip-Poor-Will u   u  
Chimney Swift   c a  

Hummingbirds:
       
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird c c c  

Kingfishers:
       
Belted Kingfisher c c c c

Woodpeckers:
       
Red-Headed Woodpecker u   u  
Red-Bellied Woodpecker u u u u
Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker a   a  
Downy Woodpecker c c c c
Hairy Woodpecker o o o o

Flycatchers & Phoebes:
       
Olive-Sided Flycatchers u   u  
Eastern Wood-Pewee c u c  
Yellow-Bellied Flycatcher u   u  
Acadian Flycatcher u   u  
Alder Flycatcher u   u  
Willow Flycatcher u   u  
Least Flycatcher u   u  
Eastern Phoebe c   c  
Great Crested Flycatcher c c c  

Kingbirds:
       
Eastern Kingbird c u c  

Larks:
       
Horned Lark       o

Swallows:
       
Purple Martin c c c  
Tree Swallow c   c  
Cliff Swallow o   o  
Bank Swallow u   u  
Barn Swallow a u a  

Jays & Crows:
       
Blue Jay a a a a
American Crow a a a a

Chickadees and Titmice:
       
Carolina Chickadees a a a a
Tufted Titmous c c c c

Nuthatches:
       
Red-Breasted Nuthatch u   u o
White-Breasted Nutchatch u r u u

Creepers:
       
Brown Creeper u   u u

Wrens:
       
Carolina Wren c c c c
Bewick's Wren o o o o
House Wren u u u  
Winter Wren o   o o

Gnatchatchers and Kinglets:
       
Golden-Crowned Kinglet u   u r
Ruby-Crowned Kinglet c   c o
Blue-Gray Gnatcher c r c  

Thrushers:
       
Eastern Bluebird o o o o
Verry u   u  
Gray-Cheeked Thrush u   u  
Swainson's Thrush u   u r
Hermit Thrush u   u r
Wood Thrush u   u  
American Robin a a a c

Mockingbirds and Thrashers:
       
Gray Catbird c c c x
Northern Mockingbird c c c c
Brown Thrasher c c c c

Waxwings:
       
Cedar Waxwing u u u u

Shrikes:
       
Logerhead Shrike a a a a

Starlings:
       
European Starling a a a a

Vireos:
       
White-Eyed Vireo c   c  
Bell's Vireo rx      
Solitary Vireo c   c  
Yellow-Throated Vireo c   c  
Warbling Vireo u   u  
Philadelphia Vireo u   c  
Red-Eyed Vireo a c a  

Wood Warblers:
       
Blue-Winged Warbler u   u  
Golden-Winged Warbler o   o  
Tennessee Warbler c   c  
Orange-Crowned Warbler r   r r
Nashville Warbler c   c  
Northern Parula Warbler u   u  
Yellow Warbler c   u  
Chestnut-Sided Warbler c   c  
Magnolia Warbler c   c  
Cape May Warbler c   u  
Black-Throated Blue Warbler u   u  
Yellow-Rumped Warbler c   c o
Black-Throated Green Warbler c   c  
Blackburnian Warbler u   u  
Yellow-Throated Warbler u   u  
Pine Warbler c   c  
Palm Warbler c   c  
Bay-Breasted Warbler c   c  
Blackpoll Warbler u   u  
Cerulean Warbler u   u  
Black-And-White Warbler c   c  
American Redstart c   c  
Prothonotary Warbler u      
Worm-Eating Warbler o   o  
Swainson's Warbler r      
Ovenbird c   c  
Northern Waterthrush u   u  
Louisana Waterthrush u   u  
Kentucky Warbler c   c  
Connecticut Warbler u   r  
Mourning Warbler u   r  
Common Yellowthroat c u c  
Hooded Warbler c   u  
Wilson's Warbler o   o  
Canada Warbler u   u  
Yellow-Breasted Chat u   u  

Tanagers:
       
Summer Tanager c   c  
Scarlet Tanger c   c  

Grosbeaks and Buntings:
       
Northern Cardinal c c c c
Rose-Breasted Grosbeak c   c  

Rose-Breasted Grosbeak:
       
Blue Grosbeak u      
Indigo Bunting c c c  

Towhees:
       
Rufous-Sided Towhee c u c u

Sparrows:
       
American Tree Sparrow u     u
Chipping Sparrow c   c  
Field Sparrow c   c c
Vesper Sparrow r   r  
Savannah Sparrow o   o r
Grasshopper Sparrow r r r r
Henslow's Sparrow r   r  
Fox Sparrow u   u u
Song Sparrow c u c c
Lincoln's Sparrow o      
Swamp Sparrow o      
White-Throated Sparrow a   a c
White-Crowned Sparrow o     o
Dark-Eyed Junco c   u c

Longspurs:
       
Lapland Longspur       x

Blackbirds and Orioles:
       
Red-Winged Blackbird c c c u
Eastern Meadowlark c c c u
Rusty Blackbird u   u u
Brewer's Blackbird o   o r
Common Grackle a a a u
Brown-Headed Cowbird a c c c

Orioles:
       
Orchard Oriole u u u  
Northern Oriole c o u  

Finches:
       
Purple Finch c   c c
House Finch       c

Crossbills:
       
Red Crossbill r     r
White-Winged Crossbill r     r

Redpolls:
       
Common Redpoll r     r
Pine Siskin r   r r
American Goldfinch c c c c
Evening Grosbeak     r r

Old World Sparrows:
       
House Sparrow a a a