Species Seen Along the Rockfish Valley Trail

Canada Goose*
Wood Duck*
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Bufflehead
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Ruffed Grouse
Wild Turkey*
Northern Bobwhite*
Double-crested Cormorant
American Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
Green Heron*
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk*
Red-shouldered Hawk**
Broad-winged Hawk**
Red-tailed Hawk**
American Kestrel**
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Virginia Rail
American Coot
Killdeer
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Wilson’s Snipe
American Woodcock
Ring-billed Gull
Rock Pigeon*
Mourning Dove*
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl**
Great Horned Owl**
Barred Owl
Long-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Common Nighthawk
Whip-poor-will
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird*
Belted Kingfisher*
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker*
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker*
Hairy Woodpecker**
Northern Flicker*
Pileated Woodpecker*
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee*
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe*
Great Crested Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird*
Loggerhead Shrike
White-eyed Vireo*
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo*
Blue Jay*
American Crow*
Fish Crow
Common Raven
Horned Lark
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow*
Northern Rough-winged Swallow*
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow*
Barn Swallow*
Carolina Chickadee*
Tufted Titmouse*
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch*
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren*
House Wren*
Winter Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher*
Eastern Bluebird*
Grey-cheeked Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush*
American Robin*
Gray Catbird*
Northern Mockingbird*
Brown Thrasher*
European Starling*
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing**
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 Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Pine Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Palm Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart**
Prothonotary Warbler
Worm-eating Warbler*
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush*
Kentucky Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat*
Hooded Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Canada Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat*
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Eastern Towhee*
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow*
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow*
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow*
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow*
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal*
Rose-breasted Grosbeak*
Blue Grosbeak*
Indigo Bunting*
Dickcissel
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird*
Eastern Meadowlark*
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle*
Brown-headed Cowbird*
Orchard Oriole*
Baltimore Oriole*
Purple Finch
House Finch*
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch*
House Sparrow*
Total Species: 187
*Breeders: 60
**Presumed Breeders: 7