Blake & Dimi's Bird List

Below is the full property list for the period 24 May 2011 to 2 May 2016.

Information about our property

Non-avian Vertebrates Illustrated List

Please email BlakeMathys@hotmail.com with any questions or comments.


Recent Reports and Highlights:

May 1st 2016: Spotted Sandpiper is species #158 for the property. Two were seen around our pond and down at our creek. Also seen was a Blue-winged Warbler and a few other migrants.

August 30th 2015: Pileated Woodpecker is species #157 for the property. One individual was around for most of the fall, and there were 2 for at least one day.

August 20th 2015: Cliff Swallow is species #156 for the property; the feeding group of swallows/swifts also included at least 1 Bank Swallow, a couple of Purple Martins, and many Barn Swallows.

August 10th 2015: Red-shouldered Hawk is species #155 for our property, with a young bird perched just behind our house. No pictures unfortunately.

May 28th 2015: Acadian Flycatcher is finally species #154 for our property, after being on the "edge" species list for four years. Also, a Veery was singing all morning, only the second one recorded for our property.

April 10th 2015: Black-crowned Night-Heron surprised me by flying out of the evergreen trees near our house. It's species #153 for our property.

April 3rd 2015: Additions include Hermit Thrush on November 22nd (2014) and Sandhill Crane (#152) on December 11th (2014). Migration has recently become more obvious, with many Field Sparrows and a Brown Thrasher around yesterday, and Eastern Phoebes arriving a few days before that. The American Woodcock displays were especially good this year.

Previous sighting reports archive


Species List - 158 (as of May 2nd, 2016)

Click on links in the table below for pictures taken on our property. I am attempting to document as many species as possible, and some of these pictures are identifiable but not very good quality (i.e., may not be as aesthetically pleasing as the pictures on my wildlife pictures page). However, I've marked the species (with an asterisk*) that have better quality pictures.

Double-crested Cormorant
Canada Goose*
Wood Duck
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Hooded Merganser*
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron*
Black-crowned Night-Heron*
Turkey Vulture
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Bald Eagle
Osprey
American Kestrel
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Wild Turkey
Killdeer
Greater Yellowlegs
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning Dove*
Yellow-billed Cuckoo*
Black-billed Cuckoo
Great Horned Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Barred Owl
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-headed Woodpecker*
Red-bellied Woodpecker*
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker*
Hairy Woodpecker*
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Eastern Phoebe*
Least Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher*
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Red-eyed Vireo
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo*
Blue-headed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Horned Lark
Purple Martin
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Tree Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren
Winter Wren
House Wren*
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher*
Eastern Bluebird*
Wood Thrush
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin*
Northern Mockingbird
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
American Pipit*
Cedar Waxwing
Tennessee Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler*
Magnolia Warbler*
Cape May Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler*
Palm Warbler*
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler*
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart*
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Prairie Warbler
Pine Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Canada Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Scarlet Tanager
Rose-breasted Grosbeak*
Northern Cardinal*
Indigo Bunting
Dickcissel*
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Field Sparrow*
Chipping Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Vesper Saprrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow*
Fox Sparrow*
Song Sparrow*
Lincoln's Sparrow*
Swamp Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco*
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Common Grackle
Rusty Blackbird*
Brown-headed Cowbird
Baltimore Oriole*
Orchard Oriole
House Finch
Purple Finch
American Goldfinch*
Pine Siskin
House Sparrow
European Starling
Rock Pigeon
Ring-necked Pheasant

Edge Species: This is a list of species seen or heard close to or from our property, but not actually on or directly above it. These will hopefully be added to the main list in the future.
Bonaparte's Gull
Pectoral Sandpiper
Bobolink
Northern Bobwhite


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