Bird List

List of Birds Observed at River’s Edge, Medford, MA

riversedge(as of May 5, 2014)

 

Ducks, Geese and Swans

1)   Mute Swan                                                                   Cygnus olor

2)    Canada Goose                                                               Branta canadensis

3)   Mallard                                                                         Anas platyrhynchos

4)   Hooded Merganser                                                        Lophodytes cucullatus

 

Cormorants

5)   Double-crested Cormorant                                             Phalacrocorax auritus

 

Herons, Egrets + Allies

6)   Black-crowned Night-Heron                                           Nycticorax nycticorax

7) Great Blue Heron                                                                   Ardea herodias

 

Hawks, Kites, Eagles + Allies

8)   Sharp-shinned Hawk                                                     Accipiter striatus

9)   Cooper’s Hawk                                                              Accipiter cooperii

10) Red-tailed Hawk                                                           Buteo jamaicensis

11) American Kestrel                                                           Falco sparvarius

12) Osprey                                                                         Pandion haliaetus

13) Merlin                                                                          Falco columbarius

14) Turkey Vulture                                                              Cathartes aura


Plovers, Sandpipers, Shorebirds

15) Killdeer                                                                        Charadrius vociferus

16) Spotted Sandpiper                                                       Actitis macularia

 

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers

17) Ring-billed Gull                                                             Larus delawarensis

18) Herring Gull                                                                 Larus argentatus

19) Great Black-backed Gull                                                Larus marinus

20) Common Tern                                                               Sterna hirundo

 

Pigeons, Doves

21) Rock Pigeon                                                                  Columba livia

22) Mourning Dove                                                              Zenaida macroura

 

Swifts

23) Chimney Swift                                                              Chaetura pelagica

 

Kingfishers

24) Belted Kingfisher                                                          Ceryle alcyon

 

Woodpeckers

25) Downy Woodpecker                                                       Picoides pubescens

26) Northern Flicker                                                                      Colaptes auratus


Flycatchers

27) Eastern kingbird                                                                     Tyrannus tyrannus

28) Willow Flycatcher                                                          Empidonax traillii

29) Alder Flycatcher                                                                      Empidonax alnorum

30) Eastern Phoebe                                                             Sayornis phoebe

 

Crows, Jays

31) Blue Jay                                                                       Cyanocitta cristata  

32) American Crow                                                             Corvus brachyrhynchos

 

Swallows

33) Bank Swallow                                                               Riparia riparia

34) Northern Rough-winged Swallow                                    Stelgidopteryx serripennis

35) Barn Swallow                                                                Hirundo rustica

36) Tree Swallow                                                                Tachycineta bicolor

 

Chicadees, Titmice

37) Black-capped Chicadee                                                            Poecile atricapillus

 

Kinglets, Gnatcatchers

38) Ruby-crowned Kinglet                                                   Regulus satrapa

 

Thrushes

39) American Robin                                                            Turdus migratorius

40) Eastern Bluebird                                                                     Sialia sialis

 

Mockingbirds, Thrashers

41) Northern Mockingbird                                                    Mimus polyglottos

42) Northern Flicker                                                                      Colaptes auratus

43)   Gray Catbird                                                                Dumetella carolinensis

 

Starlings

44) European Starling                                                         Sturnus vulgaris

 

 Waxwings

45) Cedar Waxwing                                                            Bombycilla cedrorum

 

Warblers

46) Yellow Warbler                                                              Dendroica petechia

47) Nashville Warbler                                                          Vermivora ruficapilla

48) Yellow-rumped Warbler                                                           Dendroica coronata

49) Black-throated Blue Warbler                                         Dendroica caerulescens

50) Blackpoll Warbler                                                          Dendroica striata

51) Ovenbird                                                                                Seiurus aurocapilla

52) Black and White Warbler                                                Mniotilta varia

53) Northern Waterthrush                                                    Seiurus noveboracensis

54) Palm Warbler                                                                Dendroica palmarum

55) Prairie Warbler                                                              Dendroica discolor

56) Blue-headed Vireo                                                         Vireo solitarius

57) Warbling Vireo                                                              Vireo gilvus


Sparrows

58) Song Sparrow                                                               Melospiza melodia

59) White-throated Sparrow                                                Zonotrichia albicollis

60) White-crowned Sparrow                                                 Zonotrichia leucophrys

61) Dark-eyed Junco                                                           Junco hyemalis

62) Field Sparrow                                                               Spizella pusilla

63) Lincoln’s Sparrow                                                          Melospiza lincolnii

64) Swamp Sparrow                                                                      Melospiza georgiana

65) American Tree Sparrow                                                           Spizella arborea

 

Cardinals + Allies

66) Dickcissel                                                                     Spiza americana

67) Indigo Bunting                                                              Passerina cyanea

68) Northern Cardinal                                                          Cardinalis cardinalis

 

Blackbirds

69) Red-winged Blackbird                                                    Agelaius phoeniceus

70) Common Grackle                                                           Quiscalus quiscula

71) Brown-headed Cowbird                                                            Molothrus ater

72) Baltimore Oriole                                                                      Icterus galbula

73) Bobolink                                                                       Dolichonyx oryzivorus

 

Finches + Allies

74) American Goldfinch                                                       Carduelis tristis

75) Common Redpoll                                                           Carduelis flammea

76) House Sparrow                                                             Passer domesticus

77) House Finch                                                                  Carpodacus mexicanus

 

Owls

78) Snowy Owl                                                                    Nyctea scandiaca