Bird Roll Call: May 3, 2018

  • American crow1,2
  • American goldfinch1
  • American robin1,2,4
  • Baltimore oriole1
  • Black tern (overhead)*1
  • Black-and-white warbler3
  • Black-capped chickadee1,3
  • Blue jay1,2,3
  • Blue-winged teal2
  • Blue-winged warbler*3
  • Brown-headed cowbird1,3
  • Canada goose2
  • Carolina wren2
  • Chipping sparrow1
  • Common grackle1,2,3
  • Common nighthawk (overhead)1
  • Downy woodpecker1,3
  • European starling1,2
  • Golden-winged warbler3
  • Gray-cheeked thrush*3
  • House finch1,2
  • House sparrow1,2
  • House wren1
  • Killdeer2
  • Least flycatcher*3
  • Mallard2
  • Mourning dove1,2
  • Northern cardinal1,3
  • Northern parula3
  • Northern rough-winged swallow2
  • Ovenbird*3
  • Pine siskin1
  • Red-bellied woodpecker1,3
  • Red-eyed vireo (was using the second call from the top found on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s website)*3
  • Red-tailed hawk3,4
  • Red-winged blackbird1,2
  • Rose-breasted grosbeak3
  • Ruby-crowned kinglet1,3
  • Spotted sandpiper2
  • Swainson’s thrush1,3
  • Tufted titmouse3
  • Turkey vulture3
  • White-throated sparrow1,3
  • Yellow-rumped warbler3

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


1. Seen at home
3. Seen at Meadowbrook Park
4. Seen at Overland Park Arboretum
5. Seen while driving