1 January 2014

2013 Yard List

Posted by Callan Bentley

Here’s our birding yard list (species seen in/from our yard) for the past year. You can compare it with 2012’s list here.

  1. Canada geese
  2. Goldfinch
  3. Tufted titmouse
  4. Dark-eyed junco
  5. Mourning dove
  6. Black-capped chickadee
  7. White-breasted nuthatch
  8. Downy woodpecker
  9. Hairy woodpecker
  10. Blue jay
  11. Brown creeper
  12. American crow
  13. Red-bellied woodpecker
  14. Pileated woodpecker
  15. Red-shouldered hawk
  16. Carolina wren
  17. Turkey vulture
  18. Eastern phoebe
  19. Turkey
  20. Purple finch
  21. Red-tailed hawk
  22. Northern flicker
  23. Barred owl
  24. American robin
  25. Eastern bluebird
  26. Song sparrow
  27. Brown-headed cowbird
  28. Yellow-rumped warbler
  29. Eastern towhee
  30. Whippoorwill
  31. Chipping sparrow
  32. Broad-winged hawk
  33. Chipping sparrow
  34. Blue-gray gnatcatcher
  35. Cardinal
  36. Black vulture
  37. Red-breasted nuthatch
  38. Rose-breasted grosbeak
  39. Ruby-throated hummingbird
  40. Red-eyed vireo
  41. Scarlet tanager
  42. Yellow-billed cuckoo
  43. Cedar waxwing
  44. Chimney swift
  45. Eastern kingbird
  46. Ovenbird
  47. Raven
  48. Screech owl
  49. Yellow-bellied sapsucker
  50. Black-throated green warbler
  51. Winter wren
  52. Sharp-shinned hawk

More this year than last – here’s hoping for a similar increase in 2014!

Species we saw in 2012 that we missed in 2013:

  1. Great blue heron
  2. Indigo bunting
  3. Great crested flycatcher
  4. Louisiana warbler
  5. Veery
  6. Golden-crowned kinglet