Bird Roll Call: March 15, 2018

  • American crow2
  • American goldfinch1
  • American robin1,2,3,4
  • Black-capped chickadee1,2
  • Blue jay1,2,3
  • Bufflehead (three pairs)3
  • Canada goose1,2,3,4
  • Carolina wren1
  • Common grackle1,2,3
  • Cooper’s / sharp-shinned hawk (overhead)1
  • Dark-eyed junco1,2,3,4
  • Downy woodpecker1,4
  • Eastern bluebird3
  • Eastern phoebe*2,4
  • European starling1,2,3,4
  • Gull sp. (overhead)1
  • Harris’s sparrow (immature)**1
  • House finch1
  • House sparrow1,2
  • Great blue heron2,4
  • Killdeer2
  • Mallard2,3,4
  • Mourning dove1,2,3,4
  • Northern cardinal1,2,4
  • Northern flicker1
  • Red-bellied woodpecker1,2
  • Red-tailed hawk2,3
  • Red-winged blackbird (male)1,2
  • Rock pigeon2
  • Song sparrow4
  • White-breasted nuthatch4
  • White-throated sparrow1,4
  • Wood duck4
  • Yellow-rumped warbler2

I saw my first eastern phoebe today. I also saw a Harris’s sparrow in my yard for the first time.

Locations — in my backyard, at Leawood City Park, at Meadowbrook Park, and at a local creek. A single asterisk indicates first sighting. A double asterisk indicates first sighting in my yard.


1. Seen at home
2. Seen at Leawood City Park
3. Seen at Meadowbrook Park
4. Seen at a local creek