Bird Roll Call: May 2, 2018

  • American crow1,2,3
  • American goldfinch1
  • American robin1,2,3
  • Baltimore oriole (four at my home, I believe)1,2
  • Barn swallow3
  • Black-and-white warbler2
  • Black-capped chickadee1,2
  • Blue jay1,2
  • Blue-gray gnatcatcher2
  • Blue-headed vireo2
  • Brown thrasher1
  • Carolina wren1,2
  • Chipping sparrow2
  • Common grackle1
  • Downy woodpecker1
  • Eastern bluebird2
  • Eastern kingbird*2
  • European starling1
  • Gray catbird1
  • Hairy woodpecker2
  • House finch1
  • House sparrow1
  • Indigo bunting*1
  • Mallard3
  • Mourning dove1
  • Northern cardinal1,2
  • Northern rough-winged swallow2
  • Orchard oriole (two at least)*1
  • Pine siskin1
  • Prothonotary warbler2
  • Red-bellied woodpecker1,2
  • Red-winged blackbird (one immature male and one mature male)1,2
  • Rock pigeon3
  • Rose-breasted grosbeak (female or juvenile)2
  • Swainson’s thrush2
  • Tufted titmouse2
  • Turkey vulture2
  • White-breasted nuthatch (one male and one female)1,2
  • White-throated sparrow1,2
  • Yellow-rumped warbler2

Carolina wrens have a nest at Overland Park Arboretum in the eave of the welcome center.

Locations — in my backyard, at Overland Park Arboretum, and while driving to and from these locations. A single asterisk indicates first sighting.


1. Seen at home
2. Seen at Overland Park Arboretum
4. Seen while driving