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Naturalization of my Property

Property Bird, Mammal, Reptile & Amphibian List

Last updated: September 2005

 

Birds

The "rules" for listing a bird is that it has been observed from or heard from this property.

  1. blue jay

  2. cardinal

  3. robin

  4. mourning dove

  5. pigeon

  6. redwing blackbird

  7. grackle

  8. cowbird

  9. crow

  10. catbird

  11. starling
  12. downy woodpecker

  13. hairy woodpecker

  14. red-bellied woodpecker

  15. flicker
  16. cedar waxwing

  17. rufous-sided towhee

  18. eastern meadowlark

  19. wood thrush

  20. gray-cheeked thrush
  21. Swainson's thrush
  22. red-tailed hawk (in the winter hawks come to snack on mourning doves and sparrows)

  23. Cooper's hawk

  24. sharp-shinned hawk

  25. bald eagle

  26. kestrel
  27. screech owl
  28. great-crested flycatcher

  29. peewee

  30. phoebe

  31. least flycatcher

  32. Baltimore oriole

  33. rose-breasted grosbeak

  34. black-billed cuckoo

  35. indigo bunting
  36. chickadee

  37. white-breasted nuthatch

  38. red-breasted nuthatch

  39. brown creeper

  40. junco
  41. goldfinch

  42. house finch (regular and the orange variety)

  43. purple finch

  44. ruby-throated hummingbird

  45. house sparrow

  46. chipping sparrow

  47. white-crowned sparrow

  48. song sparrow

  49. American tree sparrow

  50. white-throated sparrow

  51. fox sparrow

  52. field sparrow

  53. Caspian tern

  54. herring gull

  55. ring-billed gull

  56. great blue heron

  57. black-crowned night heron

  58. Canada goose

  59. mallard

  60. common merganser

  61. wood duck

  62. tundra swan

  63. bufflehead
  64. wood duck
  65. kingfisher

  66. killdeer

  67. turkey vulture

  68. Carolina wren (2 spent the winter one time)

  69. house wren

  70. tree swallow

  71. barn swallow

  72. yellow-rumped warbler

  73. yellow warbler

  74. red-eyed vireo

  75. black and white warbler

  76. common redpoll

  77. chestnut-sided warbler

  78. blackburnian warbler

  79. American redstart

  80. magnolia warbler

  81. blackpoll warbler

  82. ruby-crowned kinglet
  83. pine siskin
  84. nighthawk

  85. brown thrasher

  86. white-winged crossbill

 

Mammals

  1. grey squirrel (both grey and black varieties) (23 in yard simultaneously one late fall day)

  2. chipmunk

  3. muskrat

  4. mink

  5. eastern cottontail rabbit

  6. groundhog

  7. striped skunk

  8. opossum

  9. raccoon

  10. shrew

  11. mouse (uncertain as to exact species - probably white-footed)

  12. domestic dog

  13. domestic cat

  14. Norway rat

  15. deer

  16. little brown bat

  17. human

  18. red squirrel

 

Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish

  1. American toad

  2. green frog

  3. bullfrog (in pond)

  4. spring peeper

  5. painted turtle

  6. goldfish (in pond)

  7. snapping turtle

 
TOTAL: 111 species
 

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