Natural History

Bird List

Who uses Pine Island Sanctuary?
Green-winged Teal Photo: Courtesy of the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Montgomery County Audubon Collection, and Zebra Publishing
Natural History

Bird List

Who uses Pine Island Sanctuary?

Common Name

 Red-throated Loon

 Common Loon

 Pie-billed Grebe

 Northern Gannet

 Brown Pelican

 Double-crested Cormorant

 American Bittern

 Least Bittern

 Great Blue Heron

 Little Blue Heron

 Tricolored Heron

 Green-backed Heron

 Great Egret

 Snowy Egret

 Black-cr. Night Heron

 Tundra Swan

 Canada Goose

 Snow Goose

 Wood Duck

 Green-winged Teal

 Blue-winged Teal

 American Widgeon

 American Black Duck


 Northern Pintail


 Greater Scaup


 Red-breasted Merganser

 Turkey Vulture


 Bald Eagle

 Northern Harrier

 Sharp-shinned Hawk

 Red-tailed Hawk


 American Kestrel

 Northern Bobwhite

 King Rail

 Virginia Rail

 Black Rail

 Black Bellied Plover

 Semipalmated Plover

 American Oystercatcher


 Greater Yellowlegs

 Lesser Yellowlegs

 Solitary Sandpiper


 Spotted Sandpiper


 Ruddy Turnstone

 Common Snipe

 Red Knot


 Semipalmated Sandpiper

 Least Sandpiper

 Short-billed Dowitcher

 Long-billed Dowitcher

 Laughing Gull

 Bonaparte’s Gull

 Ring-billed Gull

 Herring Gull

 Greater Bl. –backed Gull

 Gull-billed Tern

 Caspian Tern

 Royal Tern

 Sandwich Tern

 Forester’s Tern

 Common Tern

 Least Tern

 Rock Dove

 Mourning Dove

 Yellow-billed Cuckoo

 Black-billed Cuckoo

 Great Horned Owl

 Common Nighthawk

 Chuck-will’s widow

 Chimney Swift

 Ruby-th. Hummingbird

 Belted Kingfisher

 Red-headed Woodpecker

 Red-bellied Woodpecker

 Northern Flicker

 Downy Woodpecker

 Pileated Woodpecker

 Eastern Phoebe

 Willow Flycatcher

 Eastern Wood Pewee

 Empidonax Sp

 Great Crested Flycatcher

 Eastern Kingbird

 Purple Martin

 Tree Swallow

 No. Rough-winged S.

 Barn Swallow

 Blue Jay

 American Crow

 Fish Crow

 Carolina Chickadee

 Red-breasted Nuthatch

 House Wren

 Carolina Wren

 Marsh Wren

 Golden-crowned Kinglet


 American Robin

 Wood Thrush

 Northern Mockingbird

 Gray Catbird

 Brown Thrasher

 Cedar Waxwing

 European Starling

 White-eyed Vireo

 Red-eyed Vireo

 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

 Northern Parula

 Prothonotary Warbler

 Yellow Warbler

 Magnolia Warbler

 Yellow-rumped Warbler

 Blackburnian Warbler

 Prairie Warbler

 Palm Warbler

 Bay-breasted Warbler

 Black-th. Blue Warbler

 Chestnut-sided Warbler


 Blackpoll Warbler

 Black-and-white Warbler

 American Redstart

 Common Yellowthroat

 Yellow-breasted Chat

 Northern Cardinal

 Rose-breasted Grosbeak

 Blue Grosbeak

 Indigo Bunting

 Eastern Towhee

 Field Sparrow

 Seaside Sparrow

 Savannah Sparrow

 Swamp Sparrow

 Song Sparrow

 White-throated Sparrow

 Dark-eyed Junco


 Red-winged Blackbird

 Eastern Meadowlark

 Boat-tailed Grackle

 Common Grackle

 Brown-headed Cowbird

 Orchard Oriole

 Summer Tanager

 Pine Siskin

 American Goldfinch

 House Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Hooded Merganser

House Finch

American Coot

Cooper's Hawk

Glossy Ibis


Clapper Rail

White Ibis

Green Heron

Piping Plover

Swallow-tailed Kite

Tufted Titmouse

American Woodcock

Cattle Egret

Lesser Scaup

Common Merganser

Peregrine Falcon

Barred Owl

Hairy Woodpecker


Ring neck Duck


Eurasian Collared Dove

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