April 6, 2016

Beginner Birder Checklist

Below you will see 25 of the most common birds you are likely to see anywhere in the state. If you are a beginner birder, try to find these 25 and document your birding activity on eBird. Everyone has to start somewhere! For a printable version of this Beginner Birder Checklist, click hereClick on the photos to learn more about each bird.

Canada Goose

Turkey Vulture

Mourning Dove

Downy Woodpecker

American Crow

Carolina Wren

American Robin

White-throated Sparrow


Red-tailed Hawk

Barred Owl

Eastern Phoebe

Tufted Titmouse

Black-capped/Carolina Chickadee

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Northern Cardinal

American Goldfinch

Great Blue Heron

Bald Eagle

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Blue Jay

White-breasted Nuthatch

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Towhee

House Finch