Birds of Crooked Run Nature Preserve

Crooked Run Nature Preserve, a state-dedicated nature preserve, offers 77 acres of excellent habitat for migrating birds and other wildlife. The river and estuary offer a great resting point for many migrating waterfowl, while the forest and fields provide habitat for many songbirds. Bring your binoculars on your next visit to Crooked Run Nature Preserve and enjoy the birds.

Loons, Grebes
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe
American White Pelican
Double Crested Cormorant
Herons, Bitterns
American Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Black-crowned Night Heron
Green Heron
Swans, Geese, Ducks
Tundra Swan
Mute Swan
Ross’s Goose
Canada Goose
Snow Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
American Black Duck
Northern Pintail
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
American Wigeon
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Surf Scoter
Harlequin Duck
Long-tailed Duck
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-Breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Vultures, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Ruffed Grouse
Quail, Turkey, Pheasant
Ring-necked Pheasant
Northern Bobwhite
Wild Turkey
Coots, Rails
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Semipalmated Plover
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
American Woodcock
Gulls, Terns
Bonaparte’s Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Caspian Tern
Forster’s Tern
Black Tern
Common Tern
Doves, Cuckoos
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl
Eastern Screech Owl
Great Horned Owl
Barred Owl
Nightjars, Swifts
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Hummingbirds, Kingfishers
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Eastern Wood Pewee
Acadian Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Jays, Crows, Titmice, Nuthatches, Creepers
Blue Jay
American Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Wrens, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers
Carolina Wren
Winter Wren
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Thrushes, Mockingbirds, Thrashers
Eastern Bluebird
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
Waxwings, Starlings
Cedar Waxwing
European Starling
American Pipi
Blue-headed vireo
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Cerulean Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Yellow-rumped warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Pine Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Palm Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Prothonotary Warbler
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush
Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Canada Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Tanagers, Grosbeaks
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Northern Cardinal
Blue Grosbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Eastern Towhee
Sparrows, Blackbirds
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Rusty Blackbird
Brewer’s Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Purple Finch
House Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow