Black-bellied Plover
Eastern Meadowlark
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Snowy Owl
Northern Parula
Northern Harrier
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Horned Grebe
Yellow-throated Warbler
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
American Goldfinch
Ring-necked Duck
Horned Lark
Prairie Warbler
Broad-winged Hawk
Eastern Kingbird
Hooded Warbler
Hooded Merganser
Bobolink
Ring-necked Pheasant
Northern Saw-whet-owl
Bay-breasted Warbler
Laughing Gull
Scarlet Tanager
Hudsonian Godwit
Belted Kingfisher
Purple Martin
Grasshopper Sparrow
Northern Shoveler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Robin
Magnolia Warbler

 

Bird List for Dauphin County

 

This is a preliminary list of the birds recorded in this county.

The list shows all species on the Official State List with a Yes next to each species recorded in this county or a B for those species which breed in the county (Ie., species who coded Probable or Confirmed during the latest Breeding Bird Atlas).

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Dauphin County List

Dauphin Bird List

 

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Yes
Snow Goose Yes
Ross's Goose Yes
Greater White-fronted Goose Yes
Pink-footed Goose -
Brant Yes
Barnacle Goose -
Cackling Goose Yes
Canada Goose B
Mute Swan Yes
Trumpeter Swan Yes
Tundra Swan Yes
Whooper Swan -
Wood Duck B
Blue-winged Teal Yes
Cinnamon Teal Yes
Northern Shoveler Yes
Gadwall Yes
Eurasian Wigeon Yes
American Wigeon Yes
Mallard B
American Black Duck B
Northern Pintail Yes
Green-winged Teal Yes
Canvasback Yes
Redhead Yes
Ring-necked Duck Yes
Tufted Duck -
Greater Scaup Yes
Lesser Scaup Yes
King Eider Yes
Common Eider -
Harlequin Duck Yes
Surf Scoter Yes
White-winged Scoter Yes
Black Scoter Yes
Long-tailed Duck Yes
Bufflehead Yes
Common Goldeneye Yes
Barrow's Goldeneye -
Smew -
Hooded Merganser B
Common Merganser B
Red-breasted Merganser Yes
Masked Duck -
Ruddy Duck Yes
Northern Bobwhite Yes
Wild Turkey B
Ruffed Grouse B
Ring-necked Pheasant B
Pied-billed Grebe Yes
Horned Grebe Yes
Red-necked Grebe Yes
Eared Grebe Yes
Western Grebe -
Rock Pigeon B
Eurasian Collared-Dove Yes
Common Ground Dove -
White-winged Dove Yes
Mourning Dove B
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Yes
Black-billed Cuckoo B
Common Nighthawk B
Chuck-will's-widow -
Eastern Whip-poor-will B
Chimney Swift B
Ruby-throated Hummingbird B
Black-chinned Hummingbird -
Bahama Woodstar -
Anna's Hummingbird -
Calliope Hummingbird -
Rufous Hummingbird Yes
Allen's Hummingbird Yes
Spotted Rail -
King Rail -
Clapper Rail -
Virginia Rail Yes
Sora Yes
Common Gallinule Yes
American Coot Yes
Purple Gallinule Yes
Yellow Rail -
Black Rail -
Sandhill Crane Yes
Black-necked Stilt -
American Avocet Yes
American Oystercatcher Yes
Black-bellied Plover Yes
American Golden-Plover Yes
Killdeer B
Semipalmated Plover Yes
Piping Plover -
Wilson's Plover -
Snowy Plover -
Upland Sandpiper Yes
Whimbrel Yes
Long-billed Curlew -
Hudsonian Godwit Yes
Marbled Godwit Yes
Ruddy Turnstone Yes
Red Knot Yes
Ruff -
Stilt Sandpiper Yes
Curlew Sandpiper -
Sanderling Yes
Dunlin Yes
Purple Sandpiper -
Baird's Sandpiper Yes
Least Sandpiper Yes
White-rumped Sandpiper Yes
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Yes
Pectoral Sandpiper Yes
Semipalmated Sandpiper Yes
Western Sandpiper Yes
Short-billed Dowitcher Yes
Long-billed Dowitcher Yes
American Woodcock B
Wilson's Snipe Yes
Spotted Sandpiper Yes
Solitary Sandpiper Yes
Lesser Yellowlegs Yes
Willet Yes
Greater Yellowlegs Yes
Wilson's Phalarope Yes
Red-necked Phalarope Yes
Red Phalarope Yes
South Polar Skua -
Pomarine Jaeger Yes
Parasitic Jaeger Yes
Long-tailed Jaeger -
Dovekie -
Thick-billed Murre Yes
Black Guillemot -
Long-billed Murrelet -
Ancient Murrelet -
Black-legged Kittiwake Yes
Sabine's Gull -
Bonaparte's Gull Yes
Black-headed Gull Yes
Little Gull Yes
Ross's Gull -
Laughing Gull Yes
Franklin's Gull Yes
Black-tailed Gull -
Common Gull -
Ring-billed Gull Yes
California Gull -
Herring Gull Yes
Yellow-legged Gull -
Iceland Gull Yes
Lesser Black-backed Gull Yes
Slaty-backed Gull -
Glaucous Gull Yes
Great Black-backed Gull Yes
Kelp Gull -
Sooty Tern Yes
Least Tern Yes
Gull-billed Tern -
Caspian Tern Yes
Black Tern Yes
White-winged Tern -
Roseate Tern -
Common Tern Yes
Arctic Tern -
Forster's Tern Yes
Royal Tern -
Sandwich Tern -
Black Skimmer Yes
White-tailed Tropicbird -
Red-throated Loon Yes
Pacific Loon -
Common Loon Yes
Yellow-billed Loon Yes
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Yes
Leach's Storm-Petrel Yes
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel -
Trindade Petrel -
Black-capped Petrel -
Cory's Shearwater Yes
Great Shearwater -
Wood Stork Yes
Magnificent Frigatebird -
Brown Booby -
Northern Gannet Yes
Anhinga Yes
Great Cormorant -
Double-crested Cormorant Yes
Neotropic Cormorant -
American White Pelican Yes
Brown Pelican -
American Bittern Yes
Least Bittern Yes
Great Blue Heron B
Great Egret Yes
Snowy Egret Yes
Little Blue Heron Yes
Tricolored Heron Yes
Cattle Egret Yes
Green Heron B
Black-crowned Night-Heron Yes
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Yes
White Ibis Yes
Glossy Ibis Yes
White-faced Ibis -
Roseate Spoonbill -
Black Vulture B
Turkey Vulture B
Osprey Yes
White-tailed Kite -
Swallow-tailed Kite Yes
Golden Eagle Yes
Northern Harrier Yes
Sharp-shinned Hawk B
Cooper's Hawk B
Northern Goshawk Yes
Bald Eagle B
Mississippi Kite Yes
Snail Kite -
Red-shouldered Hawk B
Broad-winged Hawk B
Swainson's Hawk Yes
Red-tailed Hawk B
Rough-legged Hawk Yes
Barn Owl Yes
Eastern Screech-Owl B
Great Horned Owl B
Snowy Owl Yes
Northern Hawk Owl -
Barred Owl B
Great Gray Owl -
Long-eared Owl Yes
Short-eared Owl Yes
Boreal Owl -
Northern Saw-whet Owl Yes
Belted Kingfisher B
Lewis's Woodpecker -
Red-headed Woodpecker B
Red-bellied Woodpecker B
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Yes
Black-backed Woodpecker -
Downy Woodpecker B
Red-cockaded Woodpecker -
Hairy Woodpecker B
Northern Flicker B
Pileated Woodpecker B
Crested Caracara -
Eurasian Kestrel -
American Kestrel B
Merlin Yes
Gyrfalcon Yes
Peregrine Falcon Yes
Prairie Falcon -
Monk Parakeet -
Ash-throated Flycatcher -
Great Crested Flycatcher Yes
Tropical Kingbird -
Western Kingbird -
Eastern Kingbird B
Gray Kingbird -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Yes
Fork-tailed Flycatcher -
Olive-sided Flycatcher Yes
Eastern Wood-Pewee Yes
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Yes
Acadian Flycatcher B
Alder Flycatcher B
Willow Flycatcher B
Least Flycatcher Yes
Hammond's Flycatcher -
Pacific-slope Flycatcher -
Eastern Phoebe Yes
Say's Phoebe -
Vermilion Flycatcher -
White-eyed Vireo Yes
Yellow-throated Vireo B
Blue-headed Vireo Yes
Philadelphia Vireo Yes
Warbling Vireo B
Red-eyed Vireo Yes
Loggerhead Shrike -
Northern Shrike Yes
Blue Jay B
American Crow B
Fish Crow B
Common Raven B
Carolina Chickadee B
Black-capped Chickadee B
Boreal Chickadee -
Tufted Titmouse B
Horned Lark B
Bank Swallow B
Tree Swallow Yes
Violet-green Swallow Yes
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Yes
Purple Martin Yes
Barn Swallow Yes
Cliff Swallow B
Cave Swallow Yes
Golden-crowned Kinglet Yes
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Yes
Bohemian Waxwing -
Cedar Waxwing B
Red-breasted Nuthatch Yes
White-breasted Nuthatch B
Brown-headed Nuthatch -
Brown Creeper B
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Yes
Rock Wren -
House Wren Yes
Winter Wren B
Sedge Wren Yes
Marsh Wren Yes
Carolina Wren B
Bewick's Wren -
Gray Catbird B
Brown Thrasher Yes
Northern Mockingbird B
European Starling B
Eastern Bluebird B
Mountain Bluebird -
Townsend's Solitaire -
Veery B
Gray-cheeked Thrush Yes
Bicknell's Thrush Yes
Swainson's Thrush Yes
Hermit Thrush B
Wood Thrush Yes
Redwing -
American Robin B
Varied Thrush Yes
European Robin -
Northern Wheatear -
House Sparrow B
American Pipit Yes
Brambling -
Evening Grosbeak Yes
Pine Grosbeak Yes
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch -
House Finch B
Purple Finch B
Common Redpoll Yes
Hoary Redpoll -
Red Crossbill Yes
White-winged Crossbill Yes
European Goldfinch -
Pine Siskin Yes
Lesser Goldfinch -
American Goldfinch B
Lapland Longspur Yes
Snow Bunting Yes
Bachman's Sparrow -
Grasshopper Sparrow Yes
Lark Sparrow -
Lark Bunting -
Chipping Sparrow B
Clay-colored Sparrow Yes
Field Sparrow B
Brewer's Sparrow -
Fox Sparrow Yes
American Tree Sparrow Yes
Dark-eyed Junco B
White-crowned Sparrow Yes
Golden-crowned Sparrow -
Harris's Sparrow -
White-throated Sparrow Yes
Vesper Sparrow Yes
LeConte's Sparrow -
Seaside Sparrow Yes
Nelson's Sparrow Yes
Saltmarsh Sparrow -
Henslow's Sparrow -
Savannah Sparrow B
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln's Sparrow Yes
Swamp Sparrow B
Green-tailed Towhee -
Spotted Towhee -
Eastern Towhee B
Yellow-breasted Chat B
Yellow-headed Blackbird Yes
Bobolink B
Eastern Meadowlark B
Western Meadowlark Yes
Orchard Oriole B
Bullock's Oriole -
Baltimore Oriole Yes
Black-backed Oriole -
Scott's Oriole -
Red-winged Blackbird B
Shiny Cowbird -
Brown-headed Cowbird B
Rusty Blackbird Yes
Brewer's Blackbird Yes
Common Grackle B
Ovenbird Yes
Worm-eating Warbler B
Louisiana Waterthrush B
Northern Waterthrush B
Golden-winged Warbler B
Blue-winged Warbler B
Black-and-white Warbler B
Prothonotary Warbler Yes
Swainson's Warbler Yes
Tennessee Warbler Yes
Orange-crowned Warbler Yes
Nashville Warbler Yes
Connecticut Warbler Yes
MacGillivray's Warbler Yes
Mourning Warbler Yes
Kentucky Warbler B
Common Yellowthroat Yes
Hooded Warbler B
American Redstart B
Kirtland's Warbler -
Cape May Warbler Yes
Cerulean Warbler B
Northern Parula Yes
Magnolia Warbler B
Bay-breasted Warbler Yes
Blackburnian Warbler Yes
Yellow Warbler Yes
Chestnut-sided Warbler Yes
Blackpoll Warbler Yes
Black-throated Blue Warbler B
Palm Warbler Yes
Pine Warbler Yes
Yellow-rumped Warbler B
Yellow-throated Warbler Yes
Prairie Warbler B
Black-throated Gray Warbler -
Townsend's Warbler -
Black-throated Green Warbler B
Canada Warbler B
Wilson's Warbler Yes
Summer Tanager Yes
Scarlet Tanager Yes
Western Tanager -
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak B
Black-headed Grosbeak -
Blue Grosbeak Yes
Lazuli Bunting -
Indigo Bunting Yes
Varied Bunting -
Painted Bunting -
Dickcissel Yes
Gadwall x Mallard -
Snow Goose x Ross's Goose -
Phalarope sp. Yes
Chestnut-sided X Black-throated Blue Warbler -
Black-headed x Ring-billed Gull -
Jaeger sp. -
Dowitcher sp. -
Eastern x Western Kingbird -
Redhead x Ring-necked Duck -
Sutton's Warbler -
Plegadis sp. Yes
Snow Goose X Canada Goose -
Pelecanus sp. -
Glaucous Gull X Herring Gull (Nelson's Gull) -
Myiarchus sp. -
White-crowned 'Gambel's' Sparrow -
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger -
Dark-eyed 'White-winged'Junco -
Bicknell's/Gray-cheeked Thrush Yes
Great Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull -
Iceland "Thayer's" Gull -
Savannah "Ipswich" Sparrow -
White-throated Sparrow X Dark-eyed Junco hybrid -
Chen sp. -
Selasphorus sp. Yes
Streptopelia sp. -
Black Brant -
Green-winged Teal x Common Teal -
Eurasian X American Wigeon -
Yellow-rumped 'Audubon's' Warbler -
Brewster's Warbler Yes
Waterthrush sp. -
Sphyrapicus sp. -
Palm Warbler 'Yellow Race' -
Nelson's 'Atlantic' Sparrow -
Eider sp. -
Broad-winged Hawk (dark morph) -
Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) -
Storm-Petrel sp. -
White Pelican sp. -
American/Pacific Golden-Plover Yes
Red-tailed Hawk (Western dark form) -
Red-tailed 'Harlan's' Hawk -
Empidonax sp. -
Canada (Richardson's) Goose -
Yellowlegs sp. -
Tyrranus sp. -
Ring-billed x Franklin's Gull Yes
Black-throated Green X Cape May Warbler -
Frigatebird sp. -
Common Goldeneye x Hooded Merganser -
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird -
Blue-winged Teal X Northern Shoveler -
Great Blue 'White' Heron -
Dark-eyed 'Cassiar' Junco -
King/Clapper Rail -
Sandhill 'Lesser' Crane -
Lawrence's Warbler Yes
Green-winged 'Common' Teal Yes
Dark-eyed 'Oregon' Junco Yes
Herring 'Vega' Gull -
Sharp-tailed Sparrow -
Barrow's X Common Goldeneye -
Lesser Black-backed X Herring Gull -
Oceanodroma sp. -
Dark-eyed 'Pink-sided' Junco -
Iceland/Thayer's Gull -