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Summary of Local Bird Records through 21 Aug 2016

Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Hog Island WMA, Surry County
Williamsburg (VA) Bird Club-Geoff Giles, President

by Bill Williams

Codes: B=Breeds; F=Former Breeder; P=Probable Breeder; R=Rare; U=Uncommon; C=Common; PR=Permanent Resident; SR=Summer Resident; WR=Winter Resident; WV=Winter Visitor

Species

Breed

Abundance

Dates and Comments

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

 

R

2 records; 6 Aug 2014; 19 Jul 2016

Fulvous Whistling Duck

 

R

6 records; Jan; Mar; Apr; Sep-Dec; 1st pub. record VA

Greater White-fronted Goose

 

R

11 records; 26 Oct-8 Feb

Snow Goose

 

R M & WR

24 Sep-5 May

Ross’s Goose

 

R

3 records; 4 Dec 2013; 21 Feb-2 Mar 2015; 20 Dec 2015

Brant

 

R

15 records; Nov-18 Mar

Cackling Goose

 

R

10 records; Dec-Mar

Canada Goose

B

C PR; C M

 

Mute Swan

B

U; PR

 

Tundra Swan

 

U-C WR; U-C M

27 Oct-30 Apr-5 Jun;1 Jul

Wood Duck

B

C M & SR; R-U WR

recorded all months

Gadwall

 

U-C M & WR

13 Aug-22 Apr

Eurasian Wigeon

 

R

11 records; 11 Oct-11 Apr

American Wigeon

 

U; WR & M

6 Oct-11 May

American Black Duck

F

C M; U-R SR

recorded all months

Mallard

B

C PR & C M

 

Blue-winged Teal

 

U M; R WR

27 Jul-15 May

Cinnamon Teal

 

R

1 record; 14-17 Oct 1998

Northern Shoveler

 

R-U M & WR

18 Aug-15 May

Northern Pintail

 

R-U M & WR

2 Sep-16 Apr

Green-winged Teal

 

C M & WR

4 Aug-11 May

Canvasback

 

C M & WR

10 Oct-1 Jun

Redhead

 

R-U M & WR

10 Oct-12 Apr

Ring-necked Duck

 

C M & WR 

16 Oct-28 May

Greater Scaup

 

R-U M & WR

20 Oct-11 May

Lesser Scaup

 

C M & WR

10 Oct-22 Jun

Harlequin Duck

 

R

one record; 21-31 Dec 2013

Surf Scoter

 

R

10 Oct-25 Feb

White-winged Scoter

 

R

29 Oct-25 Apr

Black Scoter

 

R

9 records; Feb-Apr; Oct; Nov

Long-tailed Duck

 

R M & WR

7 Nov-22 Mar

Bufflehead

 

C M & WR

15 Oct-9 May

Common Goldeneye

 

R M & WR

24 Oct-24 Apr

Hooded Merganser

 

C M & WR

25 Oct-30 May

Common Merganser

 

R M & WR

21 Oct- 3 May

Red-breasted Merganser

 

C M & WR

30 Oct-22 Jun; 15 Aug

Ruddy Duck

 

C M & WR; R SR

recorded all months

Northern Bobwhite

B

R PR

 

Wild Turkey

B

R-U PR

 

Ring-necked Pheasant

F

Extirpated

introduced locally-not recorded since 1998

Red-throated Loon

 

R M

23 Oct-15 May

Common Loon

 

U M

8 Sep-13 Jul

Pied-billed Grebe

B

R-U

recorded all months

Horned Grebe

 

U-C M

10 Oct-30 Apr

Red-necked Grebe

 

R M

17 Nov-11 Apr

Eared Grebe

 

R

1 record; 3 Apr 2014

“Western” Grebe

 

R

1 record; 4 Dec 1963-1st for VA

Sooty Shearwater

 

R

1 record; 2 Sep 2006

Wilson’s Storm-Petrel

 

R

4 records (June (2); July (1); Sep (1))

White-faced Storm-Petrel

 

R

1 record; 6 Sep 1996

Wood Stork

 

R

7 records-Apr-Jul; Sep; Oct; Nov        

Magnificent Frigatebird

 

R

2 records-6 Sep 1979; 27 Jun 2006

Northern Gannet

 

R-U M

7 Nov-26 May

Double-crested Cormorant

 

C

recorded all months

Great Cormorant

 

R

15 Oct-8 May except Feb

Anhinga

 

B

12 records-24 Oct; 6 Apr-19 Jun

American White Pelican

 

R

no Sep or Nov records

Brown Pelican

 

R-U

recorded all months

American Bittern

 

R M

no records Jun, Sep, Nov, Jan

Least Bittern

B

R M & SR 

1 May-16 Sep

Great Blue Heron

B

U M & C PR

 

Great Egret

B

U-C M & SR

recorded all months

Snowy Egret

F

R-U M

18 Mar-6 Nov

Little Blue Heron

 

R-U M

2 Apr-27 Oct

Tricolored Heron

 

R-U M

8 Mar-23 May; 11 Jul-17 Oct

Cattle Egret

 

R M

9 Mar-29 Oct

Green Heron

B

C M; U SR; R WR

recorded all months

Black-crowned Night-Heron

P

R M; R SR & WR

recorded all months except Feb

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

B

R M & SR

very local 9 Mar-31 Oct

White Ibis

 

R M

3 Apr; 15 May; 7 Jul-2 Oct

Glossy Ibis

 

R M

16 Mar-29 Nov except Jun

White-faced Ibis

 

R

1 record-1-3 May 2014

Black Vulture

B

U M; C PR

 

Turkey Vulture

B

C M; C PR

 

Osprey

B

C M & SR; R W

recorded all months

Swallow-tailed Kite

 

R

3 records; 3 May 1987; 28 Aug 1991; 14 May 2016

White-tailed Kite

 

R

1 record; 5 Jun 1998 Charles City County

Mississippi Kite

 

R M

Apr; May; Jun; Sep

Bald Eagle

B

C; PR & M

 

Northern Harrier

 

U M & WR

1 Aug-15 May

Sharp-shinned Hawk

P

C F & S M & U PR

 

Cooper’s Hawk

B

U F & S M & U PR

 

Northern Goshawk

 

R

6 records; Jan-Apr; Dec                                    

Red-shouldered Hawk

B

R M  & U PR

 

Broad-winged Hawk

 

R-U F & S M; R SR

2 Apr-30 May; Jun; Jul; 7 Sep-11 Oct

Swainson’s Hawk

 

R M

2 records 2 Sep 1982; 22 Apr 2001

Red-tailed Hawk

B

U M & U PR

 

Rough-legged Hawk

 

R M

9 records; Feb; Mar; Nov; Dec

Golden Eagle

 

R

7-8 records; Feb; Mar; Apr; Oct; Nov

Yellow Rail

 

R

2 records; 11 Oct 1980; 26 Oct 1994

Black Rail

 

R

1 record; 21 Aug 1949

Clapper Rail

B

U M; U-C PR

 

King Rail

B

U M; U-C PR

 

Virginia Rail

B

R M; R-U PR

 

Sora

 

C M; R WR; R S M

26 Aug-26 Nov

Purple Gallinule

 

R

4 records 16 Apr-23 May

Common Gallinule

 

R M

Apr-June; Sep-Oct; Dec

American Coot

 

U M; U WR

recorded all months except Jun & Jul

Sandhill Crane

 

R

4 records; 10 May 2006 and 20 May 2008 

Black-necked Stilt

 

R

5 records; Apr; May; Nov

American Avocet

 

R M

Jul-Dec; Mar

American Oystercatcher

B

R

9 records Feb; Mar; May; Jun; Aug; Nov

Black-bellied Plover

 

U M

18 Mar-28 May; 8 Aug-7 Dec

American Golden-Plover

 

R M

22 Aug-18 Nov

Wilson’s Plover

 

R

2 records; 10-11 Aug 1987; 23-26 Sep 1987

Semipalmated Plover

 

U-C M & R WR

28 Apr-25 Nov; 13 Feb

Piping Plover

 

R

7-8 records; Nov-Mar; May; Jul; Aug

Killdeer

B

C M &  PR

 

Spotted Sandpiper

 

U-C M; R WR

recorded all months

Solitary Sandpiper

 

U M

2 Apr-22 May; 20 Jul-14 Oct

Greater Yellowlegs

 

U-C M; R WR

recorded all months

Willet

B

R M

1 Apr-3 Jun; 12 Aug-1 Sep

“Western” Willet

 

R

3 records; 12 Aug 2015; 1 May 2016; 13-18 Jul 2016

Lesser Yellowlegs

 

U-C M; R WR

recorded all months

Upland Sandpiper

 

R M

Apr; May; Aug

Whimbrel

 

R M

9 records  May; Aug; Sep

Hudsonian Godwit

 

R

5 records; 18 Aug-31 Oct; 2 May 2010

Marbled Godwit

 

R

13 records; Mar; Jul-Sep

Ruddy Turnstone

 

R

16 records; May; Jul-2 Sep; Dec

Red Knot

 

R

4 records; 21 Jan 1951; 25 Apr 1983; 20 May 1957; 25 May 2014

Ruff

 

R

1 record 4-7 May 1986

Stilt Sandpiper

 

R-U M

13 Apr-11 May; 20 Jul-11 Nov

Sanderling

 

R M

13 records; May; Jul-Sep; Dec

Dunlin

 

U M; U WR

recorded all months except Aug

Baird’s Sandpiper

 

R

1 record; 19 Aug 1989

Least Sandpiper

 

C M; R S & W

recorded all months

White-rumped Sandpiper

 

R M

28 Apr-23 Oct

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

 

R M

14 Aug-26 Sep

Pectoral Sandpiper

 

U M

10 Mar-14 May; 18 Jul-17 Nov

Semipalmated Sandpiper

 

C M

14 Apr-11 Jun; 15 Jul-11 Nov

Western Sandpiper

 

U M ; R W

18 Aug-10 Mar

Short-billed Dowitcher

 

C M

16 Jan-14 Dec; not recorded in Jun

Long-billed Dowitcher

 

R

4 records; Jul; Sep; Oct

Wilson’s Snipe

 

C M & R-U WR

19 Aug-18 May

American Woodcock

B

R-U M & U WR

recorded all months

Wilson’s Phalarope

 

R M

May; Aug; Sep

Red-necked Phalarope

 

R

7 records; May; 1 Jun; 21 Aug-11 Sep

Red Phalarope

 

R

2 records; 21 Oct 1983 and 4 Apr 1960

Black-legged Kittiwake

 

R

1 record; 19 Sep 2014

Sabine’s Gull

 

R

1 record; 14-20 Sep 2014

Bonaparte’s Gull

 

C M & U-C WR

28 Sep-24 May

Black-headed Gull

 

R

1 record 14 Mar 1993

Little Gull

 

R

3 records Mar-Apr

Laughing Gull

 

C M & SR; R WR

recorded all months

Franklin’s Gull

 

R

4 records May; Jun; Oct

Ring-billed Gull

 

C M & WR; U SR

recorded all months

Herring Gull

 

C M

recorded all months

Iceland Gull

 

R

4 records Jan-Apr

Lesser Black-backed Gull

 

R

4 Oct-7 May

Glaucous Gull

 

R

9 records; 22 Nov; 12 Jan-9 Apr

Great Black-backed Gull

 

C M

recorded all months

Sooty Tern

 

R

4 records; Jul (1); Sep (3)

Bridled Tern

 

R

2 records; 6 Sept 1996; 2 Sep 2006

Least Tern

F

R-U M

23 Apr-30 May; 5 Jul-22 Oct

Gull-billed Tern

 

R

2 records; 5 May 1986; 25 Jul 1995

Caspian Tern

 

U-C M

17 Mar-21 May; 2 Jul-15 Dec

Black Tern

 

R M

6 May-6 Jun; 13 Jul-7 Oct

Roseate Tern

 

R

1 record 4 May 1980

Common Tern

 

U M

31 Mar-30 May; 1 Jul-4 Nov

Forster’s Tern

 

C M & U WR

recorded all months

Royal Tern

 

C M

6 Mar-28 Nov; R Dec

Sandwich Tern

 

R

5 records; May; Jul; Aug; Sep;

Black Skimmer

 

R M

6 Jun-6 Sep

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

B

C PR

 

White-winged Dove

 

R

2 records; “late” Feb-18 Mar 2009; 15 May 2011

Mourning Dove

B

C M & PR

 

Passenger Pigeon

 

Extinct

Extinct

Common Ground-Dove

 

R

1 record; 21 Oct 1980

Carolina Parakeet

 

Extinct

Extinct

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

B

U-C M & SR

23 Apr-17 Nov-state extreme lat date

Black-billed Cuckoo

 

R M; R SR

22 Apr-29 Oct

Barn Owl

B

R

10 records; Apr; May; Aug; Oct; Dec

Eastern Screech-Owl

B

R-U PR

 

Great Horned Owl

B

U PR

 

Snowy Owl

 

R

3 records; 17 Jan 1931; 8-11 Dec 1954;15 Dec 2013

Barred Owl

B

U PR

 

Long-eared Owl

 

R

3 records Jan-Mar; Dec

Short-eared Owl

 

R

3 records; 19 Mar 1987; 20-26 Jan 1991

Northern Saw-whet Owl

 

R

9 records; 6 Nov-9 Mar

Common Nighthawk

 

R M

4 Apr-2 Jun; 4 Aug-5 Nov

Chuck-will’s-widow

P

R-U M & SR

23 Apr-16 Jul

Whip-poor-will

P

R-U M & SR

1 Apr-17 Sep

Chimney Swift

B

C M & SR

27 Mar-30 Oct

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

B

C M & SR; R WR

4 Apr-11 Nov 

Rufous Hummingbird

 

R M

16 records; 24 Sep-8 Apr 

Belted Kingfisher

B

UC-C PR

 

Red-headed Woodpecker

B

U M & PR 

 

Red-bellied Woodpecker

B

C PR 

 

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

 

U-C M

23 Sep-9 Jun 

Downy Woodpecker

B

C PR 

 

Hairy Woodpecker

B

U PR 

 

Red-cockaded Woodpecker

 

R

1 record; 3 Feb 1985 

Northern Flicker

B

C M & PR 

 

Pileated Woodpecker

B

U PR 

 

American Kestrel

F

R F & S M & SR

no recent breeding evidence

Merlin

 

R F & S M & WR

7 Sep-8 May

Peregrine Falcon

B

R M & PR

 

Olive-sided Flycatcher

 

R

5 records; 18 May-1 Jun ; 3-4 Sep  

Eastern Wood-Pewee

B

C M & SR

18 Apr-18 Oct 

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 

 

R

10 records; 26 Aug-30 Sep; 16 May 1999 

Acadian Flycatcher 

B

C M & SR

24 Apr-16 Oct 

Willow Flycatcher 

 

R M

7 May-2 Jun

Least Flycatcher 

 

R M

4 records;18 May 84; 28 Sep 74; 4 Sep 75; 16 Sep 11 

Eastern Phoebe 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months 

Ash-throated Flycatcher  

 

R

1 record; 17-20 Dec 1989 

Great Crested Flycatcher 

B

C M & SR

13 Apr-2 Oct 

Western Kingbird 

 

R M

11 records; Jun (2 records); 7 Sep-23 Dec 

Eastern Kingbird 

B

C M & SR

9 Mar-6 Oct 

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 

 

R

4 records; 21 Jul ‘94; 2 Jun ‘98; 18 May ‘14; 10 Nov ‘14

Fork-tailed Flycatcher 

 

R

1 record; 5 Jun-1 Aug 1988; Charles City Co

Loggerhead Shrike 

F

R

recorded all months; last recorded 25 Aug 1989 

Northern Shrike 

 

R

1 record; 5 Mar 1966-1st for VA 

White-eyed Vireo 

B

C M & SR

20 Mar-19 Oct; Dec 

Yellow-throated Vireo 

B

U M & SR

16 Mar-2 Oct 

Blue-headed Vireo 

 

U M & R WR

recorded all months except Jul  

Warbling Vireo 

 

R M

11 records; 5-26 May; 15 & 17 Jun; 18 Aug & 3 Sep 

Philadelphia Vireo 

 

R M

23 Apr-21 May; 9 Sep-14 Oct 

Red-eyed Vireo 

B

C M & SR

11 Apr-24 Oct  

Blue Jay 

B

U M; C PR

 

American Crow 

B

U M; C PR

 

Fish Crow 

B

U M; C SR & R WR

 

Common Raven 

 

R

3 records; 22 Jun 1949; 22 Sep 1996; 23 Apr 2010 

Horned Lark 

 

R-U M & WR

23 Aug-14 Jun 

Purple Martin 

B

C SR; C M

9 Mar-21 Sep 

Tree Swallow 

B

U SR; C M

recorded all months 

Northern Rough-winged Swallow 

B

C M; U-C SR; RW

10 Mar-16 Oct; 20 Dec 2015 

Bank Swallow 

 

C M & R SR

7 Apr-5 Oct  

Cliff Swallow 

B

R M & R SR

2-16 May; 8 Jul-11 Sep 

Cave Swallow

 

R

2 records; 17 Nov 2008; 29 Oct 2012

Barn Swallow 

B

C M & SR; R W

23 Mar-14 Nov

Carolina Chickadee 

B

C PR 

 

Tufted Titmouse 

B

C PR 

 

Red-breasted Nuthatch 

 

R M & WR  

9 Sep-13 May

White-breasted Nuthatch 

B

C PR 

 

Brown-headed Nuthatch 

B

U PR 

 

Brown Creeper 

 

U M & WR

17 Sep-6 May 

House Wren 

B

U M; U-C SR; R WR

recorded all months 

Winter Wren

 

U WR

10 Sep-1 May

Sedge Wren 

 

R M & WR

27 Sept-6 May

Marsh Wren 

B

R-U M & PR

recorded all months  

Carolina Wren 

B

C PR 

 

Bewick’s Wren 

 

R

1 record 4 Oct 1975 

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months 

Golden-crowned Kinglet 

 

C M & WR

7 Oct-22 Apr

Ruby-crowned Kinglet 

 

C M & WR

6 Sep-14 May 

Eastern Bluebird 

B

C  M & PR

 

Townsend’s Solitaire

 

R

1 record; 1-29 Jan and 5-6 Apr 2008

Veery 

 

C M

30 Apr-28 May; 23 Aug-22 Oct 

Gray-cheeked Thrush 

 

U-C M

26 Apr-4 Jun ; 17 Sept-24 Oct

Bicknell’s Thrush 

 

R M

11 records; 28Sep-15 Oct; 22 May 2001;13 May 2015

Swainson’s Thrush 

 

U-C M

24 Apr-2 Jun; 3 Sep-21 Oct 

Hermit Thrush 

 

C M & WR

28 Sep-8 May 

Wood Thrush 

B

U-C M & SR

31 Mar-22 Oct 

American Robin 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months 

Gray Catbird 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months 

Brown Thrasher 

B

U M; U-C PR 

 

Northern Mockingbird 

B

C PR 

 

European Starling  

B

C M &  PR 

 

American Pipit 

 

U M & WR

11 Nov-10 May 

Cedar Waxwing 

B

C M & WR; R SR

recorded all months 

Lapland Longspur 

 

R

2 records; 29 Dec 1993 and 12-13 Feb 1994 

Snow Bunting 

 

R

9 records; 5 Nov-13 Feb 

Ovenbird 

B

C M & SR

31 Mar-20 Oct 

Worm-eating Warbler 

B

U M & R SR

23 Apr-13 Sep

Louisiana Waterthrush 

B

U M & SR

21 Mar-18 Sep 

Northern Waterthrush 

 

U M

18 Apr-11 Jun; 1 Jul; 23 Aug-16 Oct 

Golden-winged Warbler 

 

R

10 records; 25 Apr-6 May; 30Aug-24 Sep 

Blue-winged Warbler 

 

R M

23 Apr-19 May; 11-26 Sep 

            Brewster’s Warbler

 

R

2 records; 26 May 1990; 6 May 1995 

            Lawrence’s Warbler

 

R

1 record; 28-29 Apr 1982 

Black-and-white Warbler 

B

C M; R SR; R WR

26 Mar-30 Nov; Dec 

Prothonotary Warbler 

B

U M & SR

7 Apr-23 Sep 

Swainson’s Warbler 

 

R M

2 records; May; Sep 

Tennessee Warbler 

 

R-U M

30 Apr-6 Jun; 31 Aug-16 Oct 

Orange-crowned Warbler 

 

R M & WR

5 Sep-25 Apr 

Nashville Warbler 

 

R M

29 Apr-15 May; 30 Aug-17 Nov; Dec; Feb 

Connecticut Warbler 

 

R M

12 records; May; 9 Sep-8 Oct

Mourning Warbler 

 

R M

7 records May; Sep 

Kentucky Warbler 

B

U M & SR

16 Apr-14 Oct 

Common Yellowthroat 

B

C M & SR; R WR

recorded all months 

Hooded Warbler 

B

U M & SR

12 Apr-14 Oct 

American Redstart 

B

C M; R SR

13 Apr-29 Oct 

Cape May Warbler 

 

R-U M

21 Apr-23 May; 11 Sep-23 Nov 

Cerulean Warbler 

 

R M

13 records; 25 Apr-18 May; Sep 

Northern Parula 

B

C M & SR;R WR

13 Feb; 25 Mar-11 Nov; Dec 

Magnolia Warbler 

 

U M

27 Apr-1 Jun; 5 Sep-19 Oct 

Bay-breasted Warbler 

 

R-U M; R W

4-27 May; 2 Sep-16 Oct; 3 Jan 2016

Blackburnian Warbler 

 

R-U M

22 Apr-26 May; 24 Aug-16 Oct 

Yellow Warbler 

P

U M & R WR

21 Apr-21 Oct; Dec 

Chestnut-sided Warbler 

 

R-U M

2-23 May; 29 Aug-29 Sep 

Blackpoll Warbler 

 

C-U M

13 Apr-24 Jun; 12 Sep-25 Oct 

Black-throated Blue Warbler 

 

U-C M

19 Apr-18 May; 30 Aug-1 Nov 

Palm Warbler 

 

U M & R WR

14 Sep-10 May

Pine Warbler 

B

C M & U-C WR

recorded all months 

Yellow-rumped Warbler 

 

C M & WR

19 Sep-18 May

Yellow-throated Warbler 

B

C M & SR; R WR

recorded all months 

Prairie Warbler 

B

C M & SR; R WR

3 Apr-15 Oct; Dec 

Townsend’s Warbler 

 

R

1 record; 8 Oct 2004 

Black-throated Green Warbler 

 

U M

3 Apr-18 May; 23 Aug-25 Oct 

Canada Warbler 

 

R-U M

2-30 May; 30 Jul-22 Sep 

Wilson’s Warbler 

 

R M

3-27 May; 8 Sep-16 Oct 

Yellow-breasted Chat 

B

U M; U SR; R WR

6 Apr-20 Oct; Feb-Mar 

Spotted Towhee 

 

R

1 record; 11-19 Feb 1995-1st VA record

Eastern Towhee 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months

American Tree Sparrow 

 

R WR

11 Nov-20 Feb 

Chipping Sparrow 

B

C SR & WR

recorded all months 

Clay-colored Sparrow 

 

R

2 records; 20 Jan-6 Apr 2002; 25 Sep 2011 

Field Sparrow 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months 

Vesper Sparrow 

 

R M & WR

6 Oct-23 May  

Lark Sparrow 

 

R

6 records; Aug (1); Sep (3); Dec (1); Feb (1)

Savannah Sparrow 

 

U-C M & WR

12 Sep-24 May 

            Ipswich Sparrow

 

R

4 records; 25 Nov-18 Mar

Grasshopper Sparrow 

B

R M & SR

17 Apr-23 Oct 

Henslow’s Sparrow 

 

R

1 record; 28 Sep 1982 

LeConte’s Sparrow 

 

R

3 records; Oct-Nov; Jan  

Nelson's Sparrow 

 

R

17 Apr-5 Jun;  

Saltmarsh Sparrow

 

R

one record; 26 Nov 2013

Sharp-tailed Sparrow sp. 

 

R M

Jan; Apr; May; Oct

Seaside Sparrow 

B

R local SR; R WR

11 Apr-29 Jul 

Fox Sparrow 

 

U-C M & WR

25 Oct-17 Apr 

Song Sparrow 

B

C  M & PR

 

Lincoln’s Sparrow 

 

R M

17 records; 20 Feb; 22 Mar-30 May; 29 Sep-9 Nov 

Swamp Sparrow 

 

U-C M & WR

10 Sep-28 May

White-throated Sparrow 

 

C M & WR

15 Aug-17 Jun 

White-crowned Sparrow 

 

R M & WR

6 Oct-17 May 

Dark-eyed Junco 

 

C M & WR

30 Sep-4 May; 26 Jun

Summer Tanager 

B

C M; U SR

13 Apr-9 Oct 

Scarlet Tanager 

B

U M & SR

16 Apr-16 Oct 

Western Tanager 

 

R

13 records; 2 Nov-19 Apr

Northern Cardinal 

B

C PR 

 

Rose-breasted Grosbeak 

 

U M; R W

13 Apr-26-May; 9 Sep-15 Oct; 16 & 17 Dec

Black-headed Grosbeak 

 

R

3 records Jan; Feb; Apr 

Blue Grosbeak 

B

C M & SR

13 Apr-12 Oct; 23 Nov 

Indigo Bunting 

B

C M & SR

3 Apr-23 Oct 

Painted Bunting 

 

R

12 records; Nov-Jun 

Dickcissel 

 

R M & WR

10 records; 16 Mar-24 May; 18 Sep-15 Oct; 22 Jun 

Bobolink 

 

C M

26 Apr-29 May; 15 Jul-18 Oct

Red-winged Blackbird 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months

Eastern Meadowlark 

B

U M; R-U PR 

 

Yellow-headed Blackbird 

 

R

4 records; Mar; Apr; May; Dec 

Rusty Blackbird 

 

R-M; R WR

8 Oct-16 May 

Brewer’s Blackbird 

 

R

6 records; Nov-Jan; Mar-Apr 

Common Grackle 

B

C M & SR

recorded all months

Boat-tailed Grackle 

B

R localized SR

25 Feb-7 Aug; 14 Oct

Shiny Cowbird 

 

R

1 record; 18-27 Aug 1996 (Surry County) 

Brown-headed Cowbird

B

C M & PR 

 

Orchard Oriole 

B

U M; U SR

13 Apr-6 Oct 

Baltimore Oriole 

B

U M; R SR & WR

recorded all months 

House Finch 

B

C PR 

 

Purple Finch 

 

R M & WR

19 Oct-16 May 

Red Crossbill 

 

R

4 records;  3 for Mar & Apr 1976; one Mar  2013

Common Redpoll 

 

R

10 records; 10 Feb-23 Mar 

Pine Siskin 

 

R M & WR

14 Oct-29 Jun; 31 Jul

American Goldfinch 

P

C M & PR  

 

European Goldfinch

 

R

1 record; 30 Aug 1999

Evening Grosbeak 

 

R M

29 Oct-18 May 

House Sparrow 

B

C PR