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

 

Bird List for Mercer 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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Mercer County List

Mercer Bird List

 

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