Birds at Holcomb Farm

This check list of birds at Holcomb Farm was compiled by local bird enthusiast John Weeks.

Note:

Italics denotes species know or likely to nest at Holcomb Farm or close by.

(M) = migrant; seen passing through in the spring or fall.

(U) = uncommon species, seen only occasionally.

(W) = species present during the winter months only.

 

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☐ Canada Goose

☐ Wood Duck

☐ Mallard

☐ Common Merganser

Wild Turkey

☐ Double-crested Cormorant

☐ Great Blue Heron

☐ Green Heron

☐ Black Vulture

☐ Turkey Vulture

☐ Osprey

☐ Bald Eagle

☐ Northern Harrier (M)

☐ Sharp-shinned Hawk (M)

Cooper’s Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Broad-winged Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

☐ Killdeer

☐ Solitary Sandpiper (M)

American Woodcock

Rock Pigeon

Mourning Dove

☐ Yellow-billed Cuckoo (U)

☐ Black-billed Cuckoo (U)

Great Horned Owl

Barred Owl

☐ Common Nighthawk (M)

Chimney Swift

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

☐ Belted Kingfisher

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Pileated Woodpecker

American Kestrel

☐ Olive-sided Flycatcher (M, U)

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Willow Flycatcher

☐ Least Flycatcher (M)

Eastern Phoebe

Great Crested Flycatcher

Eastern Kingbird

Yellow-throated Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Blue Jay

American Crow

☐ Common Raven

Tree Swallow

Barn Swallow

Black-capped Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

☐ Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

House Wren

Winter Wren

Carolina Wren

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

☐ Golden-crowned Kinglet (W)

☐ Ruby-crowned Kinglet (M)

Eastern Bluebird

Veery

☐ Swainson’s Thrush (M)

Hermit Thrush

Wood Thrush

American Robin

Gray Catbird

☐ Brown Thrasher

Northern Mockingbird

European Starling

Cedar Waxwing

Ovenbird

Worm-eating Warbler

Louisiana Waterthrush

☐ Northern Waterthrush (M)

Blue-winged Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

☐ Tennessee Warbler (M)

☐ Nashville Warbler (M)

☐ Mourning Warbler (M)

Common Yellowthroat

Hooded Warbler

American Redstart

☐ Northern Parula (M)

☐ Magnolia Warbler (M)

☐ Bay-breasted Warbler (M)

Blackburnian Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

☐ Blackpoll Warbler (M)

Black-throated Blue Warbler

☐ Palm Warbler (M)

Pine Warbler

☐ Yellow-rumped Warbler

Prairie Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

☐ Canada Warbler (M)

☐ Wilson’s Warbler (M)

Eastern Towhee

Chipping Sparrow

Field Sparrow

☐ Fox Sparrow (M)

☐ White-throated Sparrow (W)

☐ White-crowned Sparrow (M)

☐ Dark-eyed Junco (W)

Scarlet Tanager

Northern Cardinal

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Indigo Bunting

Bobolink

Red-winged Blackbird

☐ Eastern Meadowlark (M)

Common Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Orchard Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

House Finch

☐ Purple Finch (W)

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow

Here’s a printable checklist for you to print and use the next time you’re visiting Holcomb Farm in West Granby, CT.  Holcomb Farm Checklist of Birds