1 January 2015

2014 Yard List

Posted by Callan Bentley

A list of birds seen in my yard this year.

Lists for 2013 (52 species) and 2012 (39 species) here.

  1. Downy woodpecker
  2. Mourning dove
  3. Dark-eyed junco
  4. Tufted titmouse
  5. White-breasted nuthatch
  6. Black-capped chickadee
  7. Goldfinch
  8. Pileated woodpecker
  9. Red-bellied woodpecker
  10. Turkey vulture
  11. Hairy woodpecker
  12. Eastern phoebe
  13. Red-tailed hawk
  14. American crow
  15. American robin
  16. Cardinal
  17. Bald eagle
  18. Brown creeper
  19. Barred owl
  20. Carolina wren
  21. Brown-headed cowbird
  22. Chipping sparrow
  23. Whippoorwill
  24. Turkey
  25. Broad-winged hawk
  26. Black vulture
  27. Blue-gray gnatcatcher
  28. Ruby-throated hummingbird
  29. Yellow-throated vireo
  30. Sharp-shinned hawk
  31. Rose-breasted grosbeak
  32. Blue jay
  33. Indigo bunting
  34. Raven
  35. Red-eyed vireo
  36. Barn swallow
  37. Baltimore oriole
  38. Yellow-rumped warbler
  39. Yellow warbler
  40. Ovenbird
  41. Hermit thrush
  42. Great crested flycatcher
  43. Scarlet tanager
  44. Common nighthawk
  45. Great blue heron
  46. Eastern wood-peewee
  47. Yellow-billed cuckoo
  48. Cedar waxwing
  49. Chimney swift
  50. Flicker
  51. Eastern bluebird
  52. Red-shouldered hawk
  53. Black and white warbler
  54. Yellow-bellied sapsucker
  55. Black-throated blue warbler
  56. Purple finch
  57. European starling
  58. Red-winged blackbird

Again, the total species count went up. This pleases me. It means I’m probably spending more time outside and learning to identify new birds.