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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2019

Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve

270 species (+47 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Snow Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Brant
Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
swan sp.
Wood Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mallard (Domestic type)
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
Aythya sp.
King Eider
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Surf/Black Scoter
scoter sp.
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
waterfowl sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Bobwhite
Wild Turkey
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe
Rock Pigeon
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
Common Nighthawk
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Chimney Swift
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
American Avocet
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer
Whimbrel
Ruddy Turnstone
Sanderling
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Dunlin
Purple Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
American Woodcock
Wilson's Snipe
Red Phalarope
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
shorebird sp.
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
jaeger sp.
Black-legged Kittiwake
Sabine's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-headed Gull
Little Gull
Ross's Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Caspian Tern
Common Tern
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forster's Tern
Sterna sp.
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
Double-crested Cormorant
American White Pelican
American Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Golden Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
Accipiter sp.
Bald Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Buteo sp.
hawk sp.
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snowy Owl
Barred Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
woodpecker sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
falcon sp.
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
Least Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Empidonax sp.
Eastern Phoebe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Say's Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
vireo sp.
Northern Shrike
Blue Jay
American Crow
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fish Crow
crow sp.
Common Raven
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Horned Lark
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
swallow sp.
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
kinglet sp.
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
House Wren
Winter Wren
Marsh Wren
Carolina Wren
wren sp.
European Starling
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
Northern Mockingbird
Eastern Bluebird
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Catharus sp.
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Northern Wheatear
Cedar Waxwing
House Sparrow
American Pipit
House Finch
Purple Finch
Common Redpoll
White-winged Crossbill
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow
Spizella sp./American Tree Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Zonotrichia sp.
Vesper Sparrow
Nelson's Sparrow
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Savannah Sparrow
Henslow's Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Eastern Towhee
sparrow sp.
Yellow-breasted Chat
Bobolink
Eastern Meadowlark
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Red-winged Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Rusty Blackbird
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Brewer's Blackbird
Common Grackle
blackbird sp.
Ovenbird
Worm-eating Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Swainson's Warbler