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Birding

Some of our guests tell us there are an exceptional number of birds to see in our area. We'd like to see if you can add to the list.
 
Birding at Thunder Lake Lodge      
- seen on walks around the resort                      
- seen in nearby forests, sanctuaries, or reserves                 

Can you help us fill in our checklist?          

Loons
                 Common Loon
Pelicans
                    American White Pelican
Grebes
                    Pied-Billed Grebe
                    Horned Grebe
                    Red-Necked Grebe
                    Eared Grebe
                    Western Grebe
Herons & Bitterns
                    American Bittern
                    Least Bittern
                 Great Blue Heron
                 Great Egret
                    Cattle Egret
                 Green Heron
                    Black-crowned Night-Heron
Cormorants
                    Double-Crested Cormorant
Vultures
                    Turkey Vulture
Swans, Geese, and Ducks
                    Greater White-Fronted Goose
                    Snow Goose
                    Canada Goose
                    Trumpeter Swan
                    Tundra Swan
                    Wood Duck
                    Gadwall
                    American Wigeon
                    American Black Duck
                 Mallard
                    Blue-Winged Teal
                    Northern Shoveler
                    Northern Pintail
                    Green-Winged Teal
                    Canvasback
                    Redhead
                    Ring-Necked Duck
                    Greater Scaup
                    Lesser Scaup
                    Black Scoter
                    Old Squaw
                    Bufflehead
                    Common Goldeneye
                    Hooded Merganser
                    Common Merganser
                    Red-Breasted Merganser
                    Ruddy Duck
Hawks & Eagles
                 Osprey
                 Bald Eagle
                 Northern Harrier
                    Sharp-shinned Hawk
                    Cooper's Hawk
                    Northern Goshawk
                    Red-shouldered Hawk
                    Broad-winged Hawk
                    Swainson's Hawk
                 Red-tailed Hawk
                    Rough-legged Hawk
                    Golden Eagle

Falcons
                 American Kestrel
                    Merlin
                    Peregrine Falcon
                    Prairie Falcon

Upland Game Birds
                    Gray Partridge
                    Ring-necked Pheasant
                 Ruffed Grouse
                    Wild Turkey

Rails & Coots
                    Yellow Rail
                    Virginia Rail
                    Sora
                    American Coot
Shorebirds
                    Black-Bellied Plover
                    American Golden Plover
                    Semipalmated Plover
                    Killdeer
                    Greater Yellowlegs
                    Lesser Yellowlegs
                    Baird's Sandpiper
                    Least Sandpiper
                    Pectoral Sandpiper
                    Semipalmated Sandpiper
                    Solitary Sandpiper
                    Spotted Sandpiper
                    Stilt Sandpiper
                    Upland Sandpiper
                    Hudsonian Godwit
                    Marbled Godwit
                    Ruddy Turnstone
                    Dunlin
                    Short-Billed Dowitcher
                    Long-Billed Dowitcher
                    Common Snipe
                    American Woodcock
                    Wilson's Phalarope
                    Red-Necked Phalarope
Gulls & Terns
                 Franklin's Gull
                    Bonaparte's Gull
                    Ring-billed Gull
                    Herring Gull
                    Caspian Tern
                    Common Tern
                    Forster's Tern
                    Black Tern

Owls
                    Eastern Screech-Owl
                    Great Horned Owl
                    Snowy Owl
                    Barred Owl
                    Great Gray Owl
                    Long-eared Owl
                    Short-eared Owl
                    Northern Saw-whet Owl

Nighthawks and Nightjars
                    Common Nighthawk
                    Whip-poor-will
Doves
                    Mourning Dove
Cranes
                    Sandhill Cranes
Swifts
                    Chimney Swift
Hummingbirds
                 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Kingfishers
                 Belted Kingfisher
Larks
                    Horned Lark
Woodpeckers
                    Black-Backed Woodpecker
                    Downy Woodpecker
                 Hairy Woodpecker
                 Northern Flicker
                 Pileated Woodpecker
                 Red-Bellied Woodpecker
                 Red-Headed Woodpecker
                    Three-Toed Woodpecker
                 Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
Flycatcher
                 Olive-sided Flycatcher
                 Eastern Wood-Pewee
                    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
                    Alder Flycatcher
                    Willow Flycatcher
                 Least Flycatcher
                 Eastern Phoebe
                    Great Crested Flycatcher
                    Western Kingbird
                 Eastern Kingbird
Cuckoos
                    Black-Billed Cuckoo Shrike
                    Yellow-Billed Cuckoo
Shrikes
                    Loggerhead Shrike
                    Northern Shrike
Vireos
                    Blue-Headed Vireo
                    Philadelphia Vireo
                 Red-Eyed Vireo   
                    Warbling Vireo
                    Yellow-Throated Vireo
Jays & Crows
                    Gray Jay
                 Blue Jay
                    Black-billed Magpie
                 American Crow
                 Common Raven
Swallows
                    Purple Martin
                 Tree Swallow
                    Northern Rough-Winged Swallow
                    Bank Swallow
                    Cliff Swallow
                 Barn Swallow
Wrens
                    House Wren
                    Winter Wren
                    Sedge Wren
                    Marsh Wren
Creepers
                    Brown Creeper
Chickadees
                 Black-Capped Chickadee
                    Boreal Chickadee
Nuthatches
                    Red-breasted Nuthatch
                 White-breasted Nuthatch
Kinglets, Bluebirds, & Thrushes
                    Golden-Crowned Kinglet
                    Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
                    Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher
                 Eastern Bluebird
                    Townsend's Solitaire
                 Veery
                    Gray-Cheeked Thrush
Waxwings
                    Bohemian Waxwing
                 Cedar Waxwing

Catbird
                 Gray Catbird
                    Brown Thrasher
Starlings
                    European Starling
Pipits
                    American Pipit
Swainson's Thrush
                    Hermit Thrush
                 Wood Thrush
                 American Robin
Warblers
                    Blue-Winged Warbler
                    Golden-Winged Warbler
                 Tennessee Warbler
                    Orange-Crowned Warbler
                    Nashville Warbler
                    Northern Parula
                 Yellow Warbler
                 Chestnut-Sided Warbler
                    Magnolia Warbler
                    Cape May Warbler
                    Black-Throated Gray Warbler
                    Yellow-Rumped Warbler
                    Black-Throated Green Warbler
                 Blackburnian Warbler
                 Pine Warbler
                    Palm Warbler
                    Bay-Breasted Warbler
                    Blackpoll Warbler
                    Cerulean Warbler
                 Black-and-White Warbler
                 American Redstart
                 Ovenbird
                    Northern Waterthrush
                    Connecticut Warbler
                    Mourning Warbler
                 Common Yellowthroat
                    Wilson's Warbler
                    Canada Warbler
Grosbeaks, Buntings & Sparrows
                    Spotted Towhee
                    Eastern Towee
                 American Tree Sparrow
                 Chipping Sparrow
                    Clay-colored Sparrow
                 Field Sparrow
                    Vesper Sparrow
                    Lark Sparrow
                    Savannah Sparrow
                    Grasshopper Sparrow
                    Henslow's Sparrow
                    Le Conte's Sparrow
                    Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
                    Fox Sparrow
                 Song Sparrow
                    Lincoln's Sparrow
                    Swamp Sparrow
                 White-throated Sparrow
                    Harris's Sparrow
                    White-crowned Sparrow
                    Dark-eyed Junco
                    Lapland Longspur
                    Snow Bunting
                 Northern Cardinal
                 Rose-breasted Grosbeak
                 Indigo Bunting
Tanagers
                    Scarlet Tanager
Old World Sparrows
                 House Sparrow
Blackbirds & Orioles
                    Bobolink
                 Red-Winged Blackbird
                    Eastern Meadowlark
                    Western Meadowlark
                    Yellow-Headed Blackbird
                    Rusty Blackbird
                 Brewer's Blackbird
                 Common Grackle
                    Brown-Headed Cowbird
                    Orchard Oriole
                 Baltimore Oriole
Finches
                    Pine Grosbeak
                 Purple Finch
                    House Finch
                    Red Crossbill
                    White-winged Crossbill
                    Common Redpoll
                    Hoary Redpoll
                    Pine Siskin
                 American Goldfinch
                 Evening Grosbeak
 
 
 

 
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