Birds of Salem Woods

Here is a list of the 158 species recorded in Salem Woods. The 73 species in italics are those for which some evidence of breeding has been observed. The column preceding the name indicates the habitat in which the species is found.
f Common Loon m Bank Swallow
m Pied-billed Grebe m Cliff Swallow
m Double-crested Cormorant m Barn Swallow
m American Bittern w Blue Jay
m Least Bittern w American Crow
m Great Blue Heron w Black-capped Chickadee
f Great Egret w Tufted Titmouse
f Snowy Egret w Red-breasted Nuthatch
m Green Heron w White-breasted Nuthatch
m Black-crowned Night-Heron w Brown Creeper
m Glossy Ibis w House Wren
f Snow Goose w Winter Wren
m Canada Goose m Marsh Wren
m Wood Duck w Ruby-crowned Kinglet
m Green-winged Teal w Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
m American Black Duck w Veery
m Mallard w Swainson's Thrush
m Blue-winged Teal w Hermit Thrush
m Gadwall w Wood Thrush
m American Wigeon w American Robin
m Ring-necked Duck w Gray Catbird
m Bufflehead w Northern Mockingbird
m Hooded Merganser w Brown Thrasher
f Turkey Vulture w Cedar Waxwing
m Osprey m European Starling
m Northern Harrier w Solitary Vireo
w, f Sharp-shinned Hawk w Warbling Vireo
f Cooper's Hawk w Red-eyed Vireo
f Northern Goshawk w Blue-winged Warbler
f Broad-winged Hawk w Tennessee Warbler
w Red-tailed Hawk w Nashville Warbler
w American Kestrel w Northern Parula
f Merlin w, m Yellow Warbler
w Ring-necked Pheasant w Chestnut-sided Warbler
w Wild Turkey w Magnolia Warbler
m Virginia Rail w Yellow-rumped Warbler
m Sora w Black-throated Green Warbler
m Common Moorhen w Blackburnian Warbler
m American Coot w Prairie Warbler
m Semipalmated Plover w Palm Warbler
w Killdeer w Bay-breasted Warbler
m Greater Yellowlegs w Blackpoll Warbler
m Solitary Sandpiper w Black-and-white Warbler
m Spotted Sandpiper w American Redstart
m Semipalmated Sandpiper w Worm-eating Warbler
m Least Sandpiper w Ovenbird
m Common Snipe w, m Northern Waterthrush
w American Woodcock w Mourning Warbler
f Ring-billed Gull m, w Common Yellowthroat
f Herring Gull w Wilson's Warbler
f Iceland Gull w Canada Warbler
f Great Black-backed Gull w Scarlet Tanager
w Mourning Dove w Northern Cardinal
w Black-billed Cuckoo w Rose-breasted Grosbeak
w Yellow-billed Cuckoo w Indigo Bunting
w Eastern Screech-Owl w Eastern Towhee
w Great Horned Owl w American Tree Sparrow
w Barred Owl w Chipping Sparrow
w Northern Saw-whet Owl w Field Sparrow
f Common Nighthawk w Savannah Sparrow
w Chimney Swift w Henslow's Sparrow
w Ruby-throated Hummingbird w Fox Sparrow
m Belted Kingfisher w Song Sparrow
w Yellow-bellied Sapsucker w Lincoln's Sparrow
w Downy Woodpecker m Swamp Sparrow
w Hairy Woodpecker w White-throated Sparrow
w Northern Flicker w White-crowned Sparrow
w Eastern Wood-Peewee w Dark-eyed Junco
m Willow Flycatcher m, w Red-winged Blackbird
w Least Flycatcher m Rusty Blackbird
w Eastern Phoebe m,w Common Grackle
w Great Crested Flycatcher w Brown-headed Cowbird
m, w Eastern Kingbird w Orchard Oriole
w Horned Lark w Baltimore Oriole
m, w Tree Swallow w Purple Finch
m N. Rough-winged Swallow w House Finch
    w American Goldfinch

Last Updated on 6/27/97
By Ian Lynch