Hiram College

Geese, Ducks & Swans 

  • Canada Goose  (Branta canadensis)
  • Trumpeter Swan  (Cygnus buccinator)
  • Tundra Swan  (Cygnus columbianus)
  • Wood Duck  (Aix sponsa)
  • American Black Duck  (Anas rubripes)
  • Mallard  (Anas platyrhynchos)
  • Blue-winged Teal  (Spatula discors)
  • Green-winged Teal  (Anas crecca)
  • Redhead  (Aythya americana)
  • Ring-necked Duck  (Aythya collaris)
  • Bufflehead  (Bucephala albeola)
  • Hooded Merganser  (Lophodytes cucullatus)
  • Common Merganser  (Mergus merganser)
  • Red-breasted Merganser  (Mergus serrator)

Grouse, Quail & Allies

  • Ring-necked Pheasant  (Phasianus colchicus)
  • Ruffed Grouse  (Bonasa umbellus)
  • Wild Turkey  (Meleagris gallopavo)

Loons

  • Common Loon  (Gavia immer)

Grebes

  • Pied-billed Grebe  (Podilymbus podiceps)

Cormorants 

  • Double-crested Cormorant  (Phalacrocorax auritus)

Herons

  • Great Blue Heron  (Ardea herodias)
  • Green Heron  (Butorides virescens)

Vultures, Hawks & Eagles 

  • Turkey Vulture  (Cathartes aura)
  • Osprey  (Pandion haliaetus)
  • Bald Eagle  (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
  • Northern Harrier  (Circus hudsonius)
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk  (Accipiter striatus)
  • Cooper’s Hawk  (Accipiter cooperii)
  • Red-shouldered Hawk  (Buteo lineatus)
  • Broad-winged Hawk  (Buteo platypterus)
  • Red-tailed Hawk  (Buteo jamaicensis)
  • Golden Eagle  (Aquila chrysaetos)

Rails & Cranes

  • Virginia Rail  (Rallus limicola)
  • Sora  (Porzana carolina)
  • Sandhill Crane  (Antigone canadensis)

Shorebirds

  • Semipalmated Plover  (Charadrius semipalmatus)
  • Killdeer  (Charadrius vociferus)
  • Spotted Sandpiper  (Actitis macularius)
  • Solitary Sandpiper  (Tringa solitaria)
  • Greater Yellowlegs  (Tringa melanoleuca)
  • Marbled Godwit  (Limosa fedoa)
  • American Woodcock  (Scolopax minor)

Gulls

  • Ring-billed Gull  (Larus delawarensis)

Pigeons & Doves 

  • Rock Pigeon  (Columba livia)
  • Mourning Dove  (Zenaida macroura)

Cuckoos

  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo  (Coccyzus americanus)
  • Black-billed Cuckoo  (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)

Owls

  • Eastern Screech-Owl  (Megascops asio)
  • Great Horned Owl  (Bubo virginianus)
  • Barred Owl  (Strix varia)
  • Long-eared Owl  (Asio otus)

Swifts & Hummingbirds 

  • Chimney Swift  (Chaetura pelagica)
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird  (Archilochus colubris)

Kingfishers

  • Belted Kingfisher  (Megaceryle alcyon)

Woodpeckers

  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  (Sphyrapicus varius)
  • Red-headed Woodpecker  (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker  (Melanerpes carolinus)
  • Downy Woodpecker  (Dryobates pubescens)
  • Hairy Woodpecker  (Dryobates villosus)
  • Pileated Woodpecker  (Dryocopus pileautus)
  • Northern Flicker  (Colaptes auratus)

Falcons

  • American Kestrel  (Falco sparverius)
  • Merlin  (Falco columbarius)

Passerines/Percing Birds

Flycatchers

  • Olive-sided Flycatcher  (Contopus cooperi)
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee  (Contopus virens)
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher  (Empidonax flaviventris)
  • Acadian Flycatcher  (Empidonax virescens)
  • Alder Flycatcher  (Empidonax alnorum)
  • Willow Flycatcher  (Empidonax traillii)
  • Least Flycatcher  (Empidonax minimus)
  • Eastern Phoebe  (Sayornis phoebe)
  • Great Crested Flycatcher  (Myiarchus crinitus)
  • Eastern Kingbird  (Tyrannus tyrannus)

Vireos

  • White-eyed Vireo  (Vireo griseus)
  • Yellow-throated Vireo  (Vireo flavifrons)
  • Blue-headed Vireo  (Vireo solitarius)
  • Philadelphia Vireo  (Vireo philadelphicus)
  • Warbling Vireo  (Vireo gilvus)
  • Red-eyed Vireo  (Vireo olivaceus)

Jays & Crows 

  • Blue Jay  (Cyanocitta cristata)
  • American Crow  (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

Larks

  • Horned Lark  (Eremophila alpestris)

Martins & Swallows

  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow  (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)
  • Purple Martin  (Progne subis)
  • Tree Swallow  (Tachycineta bicolor)
  • Bank Swallow  (Riparia riparia)
  • Barn Swallow  (Hirundo rustica)
  • Cliff Swallow  (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)

Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches & Creepers

  • Black-capped Chickadee  (Poecile atricapillus)
  • Tufted Titmouse  (Baeolophus bicolor)
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch  (Sitta canadensis)
  • White-breasted Nuthatch  (Sitta carolinensis)
  • Brown Creeper  (Certhia americana)

Wrens

  • House Wren  (Troglodytes aedon)
  • Winter Wren  (Troglodytes hiemalis)
  • Carolina Wren  (Thryothorus ludovicianus)

Gnatcatchers & Kinglets 

  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  (Polioptila caerulea)
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet  (Regulus satrapa)
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet  (Regulus calendula)

Thrushes

  • Eastern Bluebird  (Sialia sialis)
  • Veery  (Catharus fuscenscens)
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush  (Catharus minimus)
  • Swainson’s Thrush  (Catharus ustulatus)
  • Hermit Thrush  (Catharus guttatus)
  • Wood Thrush  (Hylocichla mustelina)
  • American Robin  (Turdus migratorius)

Starlings

  • European Starling  (Sturnus vulgaris)

Catbirds, Mockingbirds & Thrashers

  • Gray Catbird  (Dumetella carolinensis)
  • Brown Thrasher  (Toxostoma rufum)
  • Northern Mockingbird  (Mimus polyglottos)

Pipits

  • American Pipit  (Anthus rubescens)

Waxwings

  • Cedar Waxwing  (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Wood Warblers

  • Ovenbird  (Seiurus aurocapilla)
  • Worm-eating Warbler  (Helmitheros vermivorum)
  • Louisiana Waterthrush  (Parkesia motacilla)
  • Northern Waterthrush  (Parkesia noveboracensis)
  • Golden-winged Warbler  (Vermivora chysoptera)
  • Blue-winged Warbler  (Vermivora cyanoptera)
  • Black-and-white Warbler  (Mniotilta varia)
  • Prothonotary Warbler  (Protonotaria citrea)
  • Tennessee Warbler  (Leiothlypis peregrina)
  • Orange-crowned Warbler  (Leiothlypis celata)
  • Nashville Warbler  (Leiothlypis ruficapilla)
  • Connecticut Warbler  (Oporornis agilis)
  • Mourning Warbler  (Geothlypis philadelphia)
  • Kentucky Warbler  (Geothlypis formosa)
  • Common Yellowthroat  (Geothlypis trichas)
  • Hooded Warbler  (Setophaga citrina)
  • American Redstart  (Setophaga ruticilla)
  • Cape May Warbler  (Setophaga tigrina)
  • Cerulean Warbler  (Setophaga cerulea)
  • Northern Parula  (Setophaga americana)
  • Magnolia Warbler  (Setophaga magnolia)
  • Bay-breasted Warbler  (Setophaga castanea)
  • Blackburnian Warbler  (Setophaga fusca)
  • Yellow Warbler  (Setophaga petechia)
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler  (Setophaga pensylvanica)
  • Blackpoll Warbler  (Setophaga striata)
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler  (Setophaga caerulescens)
  • Palm Warbler  (Setophaga palmarum)
  • Pine Warbler  (Setophaga pinus)
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler  (Setophaga coronata)
  • Yellow-throated Warbler  (Setophaga dominica)
  • Prairie Warbler  (Setophaga discolor)
  • Black-throated Green Warbler  (Setophaga virens)
  • Canada Warbler  (Cardellina canadensis)
  • Wilson’s Warbler  (Cardellina pusilla)

New World Sparrows

  • Chipping Sparrow  (Spizella passerina)
  • Field Sparrow  (Spizella pusilla)
  • American Tree Sparrow  (Spizelloides arborea)
  • Fox Sparrow  (Passerella iliaca)
  • Dark-eyed Junco  (Junco hyemalis)
  • White-crowned Sparrow  (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
  • White-throated Sparrow  (Zonotrichia albicollis)
  • Vesper Sparrow  (Pooecetes gramineus)
  • Savannah Sparrow  (Passerculus sandwichensis)
  • Song Sparrow  (Melospiza melodia)
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow  (Melospiza lincolnii)
  • Swamp Sparrow  (Melospiza georgiana)
  • Eastern Towhee  (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

Cardinals, Grosbeaks & Allies

  • Scarlet Tanager  (Piranga olivacea)
  • Northern Cardinal  (Cardinalis cardinalis)
  • Blue Grosbeak  (Passerina caerulea)
  • Indigo Bunting  (Passerina cyanea)

Blackbirds

  • Bobolink  (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)
  • Eastern Meadowlark  (Sturnella magna)
  • Orchard Oriole  (Icterus spurius)
  • Baltimore Oriole  (Icterus galbula)
  • Red-winged Blackbird  (Agelaius phoeniceus)
  • Brown-headed Cowbird  (Molothrus ater)
  • Rusty Blackbird  (Euphagus carolinus)
  • Common Grackle  (Quiscalus quiscula)
  • Yellow-breasted Chat  (Icteria virens)

Finches

  • Evening Grosbeak  (Coccothraustes vespertinus)
  • House Finch  (Haemorhous mexicanus)
  • Purple Finch  (Haemorhous purpureus)
  • Common Redpoll  (Acanthis flammea)
  • Pine Siskin  (Spinus pinus)
  • American Goldfinch  (Spinus tristis)

Old World Sparrows

  • House sparrow  (Passer domesticus)

 

Note:  Some species on this list are flyovers. Records come from eBird from 1900-2020.

To access the eBird hotspot checklist for JHBBFS click here.