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Birds of Myrick Park and Hixon Forest

Recently Dan Jackson realized that he had found a total of 200 species of birds in Myrick Park and Hixon Forest in the last 15 years or so. Here is the list of birds he's identified during that time, with a few others that other people have seen. (H) denotes an historical record. If you can add to the list please send an e-mail to Dan.
SWANS, GEESE, and DUCKS  

   Snow Goose (H) 
   Cackling Goose       
   Canada Goose                     
   Trumpeter Swan                     
   Tundra Swan                     
   Wood Duck                     
   Gadwall                     
   American Wigeon                     
   American Black Duck                     
   Mallard                     
   Blue-winged Teal                     
   Northern Shoveler                     
   Northern Pintail                     
   Green-winged Teal                     
   Canvasback                     
   Redhead                     
   Ring-necked Duck                     
   Greater Scaup                     
   Lesser Scaup                     
   White-winged Scoter
   Bufflehead                     
   Common Goldeneye                     
   Hooded Merganser                     
   Common Merganser                     
   Ruddy Duck                     
 
PARTRIDGES, GROUSE, and TURKEYS  
 
   Ring-necked Pheasant
   Ruffed Grouse (H)                    
 
QUAIL  
 
   Northern Bobwhite (H)                     

LOONS  
 
   Common Loon                     
 
GREBES  
 
   Pied-billed Grebe                     
   Horned Grebe                     
   Eared Grebe (Matt Paulson)                     
                   
PELICANS  
 
   American White Pelican                     
                     
CORMORANTS  
 
   Double-crested Cormorant                     
                    
BITTERNS and HERONS  
 
   American Bittern (various people)                     
   Least Bittern                     
   Great Blue Heron                     
   Great Egret                     
   Little Blue Heron (various people)                     
   Cattle Egret                     
   Green Heron                     
   Black-crowned Night-Heron                     
   Yellow-crowned Night-Heron                     
           
AMERICAN VULTURES  
                    
   Turkey Vulture                     
 
KITES, HAWKS, EAGLES, and ALLIES  
 
   Osprey                     
   Bald Eagle                     
   Northern Harrier                     
   Sharp-shinned Hawk                     
   Cooper's Hawk
   Northern Goshawk (H)                     
   Broad-winged Hawk                     
   Red-tailed Hawk                     
   Rough-legged Hawk                     

CARACARAS and FALCONS  
 
   American Kestrel                     
   Merlin                     
   Peregrine Falcon                     
 
RAILS, GALLINULES, and COOTS  
 
   King Rail (H)                     
   Virginia Rail                     
   Sora                     
   Common Moorhen                     
   American Coot                     
 
CRANES  
 
   Sandhill Crane                     
 
PLOVERS and LAPWINGS  
 
   Black-bellied Plover                     
   American Golden-Plover                     
   Semipalmated Plover                     
   Killdeer                     
 
SANDPIPERS, PHALAROPES, and ALLIES  
 
   Greater Yellowlegs                     
   Lesser Yellowlegs                     
   Solitary Sandpiper                     
   Willet                     
   Spotted Sandpiper                     
   Sanderling                     
   Semipalmated Sandpiper                     
   Least Sandpiper                     
   White-rumped Sandpiper                     
   Baird's Sandpiper                     
   Pectoral Sandpiper                     
   Stilt Sandpiper                     
   Short-billed Dowitcher                     
   Long-billed Dowitcher                     
   Common Snipe                     
   American Woodcock                     
   Wilson's Phalarope                     
 
SKUAS, GULLS, TERNS, and SKIMMERS  
 
   Bonaparte's Gull                     
   Ring-billed Gull                     
   Herring Gull                     
   Black Tern                     
 
PIGEONS and DOVES  
 
   Rock Pigeon                     
   Mourning Dove                     
 
CUCKOOS, ROADRUNNERS, and ANIS  
 
   Black-billed Cuckoo                     
   Yellow-billed Cuckoo                     
 
TYPICAL OWLS   

   Eastern Screech Owl (Stephannie Hanna)  
   Great Horned Owl                     
   Barred Owl                     
 
GOATSUCKERS  
 
   Common Nighthawk                     
   Whip-poor-will                     
 
SWIFTS  
 
   Chimney Swift                     
 
HUMMINGBIRDS  
 
   Ruby-throated Hummingbird                     
 
KINGFISHERS  
 
   Belted Kingfisher                     
 
WOODPECKERS and ALLIES  
 
   Red-headed Woodpecker                     
   Red-bellied Woodpecker                     
   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker                     
   Downy Woodpecker                     
   Hairy Woodpecker                     
   Northern Flicker                     
   Pileated Woodpecker                     
 
TYRANT FLYCATCHERS  
 
   Eastern Wood-Pewee                     
   Yellow-bellied Flycatcher                     
   Acadian Flycatcher (Gwyn Calvetti)   
   Willow Flycatcher                     
   Least Flycatcher                     
   Eastern Phoebe                     
   Great Crested Flycatcher                     
   Eastern Kingbird                     

SHRIKES  

   Loggerhead Shrike (H) 
   Northern Shrike (seen by others)                     
 
VIREOS  

   Bell's Vireo (H)  
   Yellow-throated Vireo                     
   Blue-headed Vireo                     
   Warbling Vireo                     
   Philadelphia Vireo                     
   Red-eyed Vireo                     
 
JAYS, MAGPIES, and CROWS  
 
   Blue Jay                     
   American Crow                     
 
SWALLOWS  
 
   Tree Swallow                     
   Northern Rough-winged Swallow                     
   Bank Swallow                     
   Cliff Swallow                     
   Barn Swallow                     
 
TITMICE and CHICKADEES  
 
   Black-capped Chickadee                     
   Tufted Titmouse                     
 
NUTHATCHES  
 
   Red-breasted Nuthatch                     
   White-breasted Nuthatch                     
 
CREEPERS  
 
   Brown Creeper                     
 
WRENS  

   Carolina Wren (H) 
   House Wren                     
   Winter Wren                     
   Sedge Wren                     
   Marsh Wren                     
 
KINGLETS  
 
   Golden-crowned Kinglet                     
   Ruby-crowned Kinglet                     
 
OLD WORLD WARBLERS and GNATCATCHERS  
 
   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher                     
 
THRUSHES  
 
   Eastern Bluebird                     
   Veery                     
   Gray-cheeked Thrush                     
   Swainson's Thrush                     
   Hermit Thrush                     
   Wood Thrush                     
   American Robin                     
 
MOCKINGBIRDS, THRASHERS, and ALLIES  
 
   Gray Catbird                     
   Northern Mockingbird                     
   Brown Thrasher                     
 
STARLINGS and ALLIES  
 
   European Starling                     
 
WAXWINGS  
 
   Cedar Waxwing                     
 
WOOD-WARBLERS  
 
   Blue-winged Warbler                     
   Golden-winged Warbler                     
   Tennessee Warbler                     
   Orange-crowned Warbler                     
   Nashville Warbler                     
   Northern Parula                     
   Yellow Warbler                     
   Chestnut-sided Warbler                     
   Magnolia Warbler                     
   Cape May Warbler                     
   Black-throated Blue Warbler                     
   Yellow-rumped Warbler                     
   Black-throated Green Warbler                     
   Blackburnian Warbler                     
   Palm Warbler                     
   Bay-breasted Warbler                     
   Blackpoll Warbler                     
   Cerulean Warbler                     
   Black-and-white Warbler                     
   American Redstart                     
   Prothonotary Warbler                     
   Ovenbird                     
   Northern Waterthrush                     
   Louisiana Waterthrush                     
   Connecticut Warbler                     
   Mourning Warbler                     
   Common Yellowthroat                     
   Hooded Warbler (H)
   Wilson's Warbler                     
   Canada Warbler                     
 
TANAGERS  
 
   Scarlet Tanager                     
 
NEW WORLD SPARROWS and ALLIES  
 
   Eastern Towhee                     
   American Tree Sparrow                     
   Chipping Sparrow                     
   Clay-colored Sparrow                     
   Field Sparrow                     
   Vesper Sparrow                     
   Savannah Sparrow                     
   Le Conte's Sparrow (Craig Thompson)                     
   Fox Sparrow                     
   Song Sparrow                     
   Lincoln's Sparrow                     
   Swamp Sparrow                     
   White-throated Sparrow                     
   Harris's Sparrow                     
   White-crowned Sparrow                     
   Dark-eyed Junco
   Lapland Longspur (H)                     
 
CARDINALS, BUNTINGS, and GROSBEAKS  
 
   Northern Cardinal                     
   Rose-breasted Grosbeak                     
   Indigo Bunting                     
 
BLACKBIRDS and ORIOLES  
 
   Bobolink                     
   Red-winged Blackbird                     
   Eastern Meadowlark
   Western Meadowlark (H)                    
   Yellow-headed Blackbird                     
   Rusty Blackbird
   Brewer's Blackbird (H)                     
   Common Grackle                     
   Brown-headed Cowbird                     
   Orchard Oriole                     
   Baltimore Oriole                     
 
FINCHES  
 
   Purple Finch (H)
   House Finch                     
   Red Crossbill (Lennie Lichter)
   Common Redpoll (H)                     
   Hoary Redpoll (H)                     
   Pine Siskin                     
   American Goldfinch                     
 
OLD WORLD SPARROWS  
 
   House Sparrow                     
 
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