Bird Roll Call: April 30, 2018

  • American crow1
  • American goldfinch1
  • American robin1,2
  • Baltimore oriole1
  • Barn swallow2
  • Black-capped chickadee1
  • Blue jay1,2
  • Blue-winged teal2
  • Brown-headed cowbird2
  • Canada goose2
  • Carolina wren (at double-caged suet feeder)1
  • Chipping sparrow2
  • Common grackle1,2
  • Downy woodpecker1,2
  • European starling1,2
  • Great blue heron2
  • House finch1
  • House sparrow1,2
  • Killdeer2
  • Mallard2
  • Mourning dove1,2
  • Northern cardinal1
  • Northern rough-winged swallow2
  • Palm warbler2
  • Pine siskin1
  • Red-bellied woodpecker2
  • Red-tailed hawk2
  • Red-winged blackbird (three immature males and two mature males at home)1,2
  • Ruby-crowned kinglet1
  • White-breasted nuthatch1
  • White-crowned sparrow2

It was delightful to see a red-winged blackbird and a northern flicker sharing the birdbath.

Locations — in my backyard and at Meadowbrook Park.


1. Seen at home
2. Seen at Meadowbrook Park