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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Aug-Nov, 1900-2060

[ Lorain Harbor--Breakwalls ] [ Black River, Lorain ] [ Lorain Harbor--Boat Ramp Hotwaters ] [ Black River Landing ] [ Lorain Impoundment Lakeside Landing ] [ Black River Wharf Boat Launch ] [ Lorain Harbor--Fishing Pier ] [ Spitzer Riverside Marina ]

251 species (+45 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Brant
Canada Goose
goose sp.
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Wood Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mallard (Domestic type)
Muscovy Duck x Mallard (hybrid)
American Black Duck
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
teal sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Surf Scoter
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Surf/Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Eared Grebe
Horned/Eared Grebe
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
American Avocet
Black-bellied Plover
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
American Golden-Plover
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Stilt Sandpiper
Sanderling
Dunlin
Purple Sandpiper
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Baird's Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
American Woodcock
Wilson's Snipe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
shorebird sp.
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger
jaeger sp.
Black-legged Kittiwake
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sabine's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Little Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Least Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Common Tern
Forster's Tern
Sterna sp.
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
loon sp.
Northern Gannet
Double-crested Cormorant
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snowy Egret
Cattle Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Glossy Ibis
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
Bald Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Buteo sp.
hawk sp.
Barn Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Snowy Owl
Short-eared Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
woodpecker sp.
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
Least Flycatcher
Empidonax sp.
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Blue-headed Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
vireo sp.
Northern Shrike
Blue Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Horned Lark
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Cave Swallow
swallow sp.
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
kinglet sp.
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
House Wren
Winter Wren
Sedge Wren
Marsh Wren
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Carolina Wren
wren sp.
European Starling
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
Northern Mockingbird
Eastern Bluebird
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Catharus sp.
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Cedar Waxwing
House Sparrow
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
American Pipit
House Finch
Purple Finch
Common Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Grasshopper Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Spizella sp.
American Tree Sparrow
Spizella sp./American Tree Sparrow
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fox Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
LeConte's Sparrow
Nelson's Sparrow
Ammospiza sp.
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Eastern Towhee
sparrow sp.
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bobolink
Eastern Meadowlark
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Red-winged Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle
blackbird sp.
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Blue-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Nashville Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart