Fox Island Alliance

Birds

Seasonal Status and Frequency Found

P….Permanent Resident
S….Summer Resident
W….Winter Resident
M….Migrant

C….Common; Found on 50-100% of visits to park
U….Uncommon; Found on 20-50% of visits to park
R….Rare; Found on less than 20% of visits to park
V….Very Rare; 1-7 total records, or 1-2 records in a given season
A….Accidental; Not expected in Northeast Indiana, may not recur
F….Formally Occurred; Not now found in Park

Comment on codings: “Frequency Found” reflects the probability of seeing or hearing a species in season. Some birds, such as the Screech Owl, may be more common than indicated but are not usually seen.

217 Species, 1 Additional Form, 2 Hybrids Found in Park

Compiler: James A. Haw
4806 Royal Drive,
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
jhawillet@aol.com

Editor: Douglas Rood

LOONS
Common Loon MV
GREBES
Pied-billed Grebe MU,SV
Horned Grebe MV
CORMORANTS
Double-crested Cormorant MR
VULTURES, HERONS & ALLIES
American Bittern MV
Least Bittern SV
Great Blue Heron SU
Great Egret MV
Little Blue Heron MV
Green Heron SU
Black-crowned Night-Heron MV
Turkey Vulture SU
DUCKS, GEESE & SWANS
Canada Goose SC,WR
Wood Duck SC
Gadwall MV
American Wigeon MR
American Black Duck MV
Mallard SU
Blue-winged Teal MU,SV
Northern Shoveler MV
Northern Pintail MV
Green-winged Teal MV
Canvasback MV
Redhead MV
Ring-necked Duck MR
Lesser Scaup MV
Surf Scoter MV
Bufflehead MV
Hooded Merganser MV
Red-breasted Merganser MV
Common Merganser MV
Ruddy Duck MV
EAGLES, FALCONS & HAWKS
Osprey MR
Bald Eagle MV
Northern Harrier WR
Sharp-shinned Hawk MU,WV
Cooper’s Hawk MU,SR
Red-shouldered Hawk MR,WV
Broad-winged Hawk MU,SV
Red-tailed Hawk PU
Rough-legged Hawk MV
American Kestrel MR,SWV
Merlin MV
Peregrine Falcon MV
PHEASANTS, TURKEY & QUAIL
Ring-necked Pheasant PF
Northern Bobwhite PF
RAILS, MOORHENS & CRANES
Virginia Rail MV
Sora MR,SV
Common Moorhen MR,SV
American Coot MU,SV
Sandhill Crane MV
SHOREBIRDS
Black-bellied Plover MV
American Golden Plover MV
Semipalmated Plover MV
Killdeer MC,SU
Greater Yellowlegs MV
Lesser Yellowlegs MR
Solitary Sandpiper MR
Spotted Sandpiper MU
Semipalmated Sandpiper MV
Least Sandpiper MV
Pectoral Sandpiper MV
Short-billed Dowitcher MV
Common Snipe MR
American Woodcock SR
JAEGERS, GULLS & TERNS
Bonaparte’s Gull MV
Ring-billed Gull MR
Herring Gull MV
Common Tern MV
DOVES
Rock Dove PU
Mourning Dove PC
CUCKOOS
Black-billed Cuckoo SR
Yellow-billed Cuckoo SC
OWLS
Eastern Screech Owl PV
Great Horned Owl PR
Barred Owl PR
Long-eared Owl MV
Northern Saw-whet Owl MV
NIGHTJARS
Common Nighthawk MR
Whip-poor-will MV
SWIFTS & HUMMINGBIRDS
Chimney Swift MC,SU
Ruby-throated Hummingbird SC
KINGFISHER
Belted Kingfisher SU
WOODPECKERS
Red-headed Woodpecker SU,WR
Red-bellied Woodpecker PC
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker MU
Downy Woodpecker PC
Hairy Woodpecker PC
Northern Flicker PC
Pileated Woodpecker SR
FLYCATCHERS
Olive-sided Flycatcher MR
Eastern Wood-Pewee SC
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher MR
Acadian Flycatcher SC
Alder Flycatcher MR
Willow Flycatcher SC
Least Flycatcher MC,SR
Eastern Phoebe SU
Great Crested Flycatcher SC
Eastern Kingbird SU
SHRIKES
Loggerhead Shrike MV
VIREOS
White-eyed Vireo SC
Bell’s Vireo MV
Blue-headed Vireo MU
Yellow-throated Vireo MC,SU
Warbling Vireo SC
Philadelphia Vireo MU
Red-eyed Vireo SC
JAYS & CROWS
Blue Jay PC
American Crow PC
LARKS
Horned Lark PR
SWALLOWS
Purple Martin SR
Tree Swallow SR
N. Rough-winged Swallow SU
Bank Swallow SR
Barn Swallow SU
Cliff Swallow SV
CHICKADEES & TITMICE
Carolina Chickadee PC
Black-capped Chickadee PF
Boreal Chickadee MA
Tufted Titmouse PC
NUTHATCHES & CREEPERS
Red-breasted Nuthatch WU
White-breasted Nuthatch PC
Brown Creeper WC,SR
WRENS
Carolina Wren PU
House Wren SC
Winter Wren MU,WV
Marsh Wren MV
KINGLETS &GNATCATCHERS
Golden-crowned Kinglet MC,WU
Ruby-crowned Kinglet MC,WV
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher SC
THRUSHES
Eastern Bluebird PU
Veery SC
Gray-cheeked Thrush MU
Swainson’s Thrush MC
Hermit Thrush MC,WR
Wood Thrush SC
American Robin SC,WU
STARLINGS
European Starling PC
MIMICS
Gray Catbird SC
Northern Mockingbird MV
Brown Thrasher SC
PIPITS
American Pipit MV
WAXWINGS
Cedar Waxwing SC,WR
WARBLERS
Blue-winged Warbler SU
Golden-winged Warbler MU
“Brewster’s” Warbler MR,SV
“Lawrence’s” Warbler MV
Tennessee Warbler MC
Orange-crowned Warbler MU
Nashville Warbler MC
Northern Parula MU,SV
Yellow Warbler SC
Chestnut-sided Warbler MC,SR
Magnolia Warbler MC
Cape May Warbler MU
Black-throated Blue Warbler MU
Yellow-rumped Warbler MC,WU
Black-throated Green Warbler MC,SV
Blackburnian Warbler MC,SV
Yellow-throated Warbler MR,SV
Pine Warbler MR
Prairie Warbler MR
Palm Warbler MU
Bay-breasted Warbler MC
Blackpoll Warbler MU
Cerulean Warbler SC
Black-and-White Warbler MC,SV
American Redstart SC
Prothonotary Warbler SR
Worm-eating Warbler MR
Ovenbird SC
Northern Waterthrush MU
Louisiana Waterthrush MV
Kentucky Warbler SC
Connecticut Warbler MR
Mourning Warbler MU
Common Yellowthroat SC
Hooded Warbler SU
Wilson’s Warbler MU
Canada Warbler MU
Yellow-breasted Chat SC
TANAGERS
Summer Tanager MR
Scarlet Tanager SC
TOWHEES & SPARROWS
Eastern Towhee SC,WV
American Tree Sparrow WC
Chipping Sparrow MU,SR
Field Sparrow SC,WR
Vesper Sparrow MR,SV
Savannah Sparrow MV
Grasshopper Sparrow SV
Le Conte’s Sparrow MV
Fox Sparrow MU,WR
Song Sparrow PC
Lincoln’s Sparrow MU
Swamp Sparrow MC,WR,SV
White-throated Sparrow MC,WU
White-crowned Sparrow MU
Dark-eyed Junco WC
“Oregon” Junco WV
CARDINAL & ALLIES
Northern Cardinal PC
Rose-breasted Grosbeak SC
Indigo Bunting SC
Dickcissel MV
BLACKBIRDS & ALLIES
Bobolink MR
Red-winged Blackbird SC,WV
Eastern Meadowlark MR,SV
Rusty Blackbird MR
Common Grackle SC
Brown-headed Cowbird SC
Orchard Oriole MR
Baltimore Oriole SC
FINCHES
Purple Finch WU
House Finch PU
Red Crossbill WV
Common Redpoll WV
Pine Siskin MR
American Goldfinch PC
Evening Grosbeak WR
EURASIAN SPARROWS
House Sparrow PC