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Birds on Ober's Islands

As identified by Bill Stapp 1984;
Revised/extended '87/'94/'95/'99 by banders
Fitzgerald, Bell, Donshall, and others

(B)=banded; (R)=known to be resident

  • Blackbird, Red-winged
  • Bluejay
  • Bunting, Indigo
  • Catbird
  • Chickadee, Black capped (B)(R)
  • Cormorant, Double crested
  • Crow (R)
  • Duck, Golden-eye
  • Eagle, Bald (R)
  • Falcon, Merlin
  • Finch, Purple
  • Flicker, Northern
  • Flycatcher, Great Crested
  • Flycatcher, Least
  • Goldfinch
  • Grackle, Common
  • Grebe, Red-necked
  • Gull, Herring (R)
  • Hawk, Broad-winged (R)
  • Heron, Great blue (R)
  • Hummingbird, Ruby throated (R)
  • Junco, Dark-eyed
  • Kingbird, Eastern
  • Kingfisher, Belted (R)
  • Loon, Common (R)
  • Mallard (R)
  • Merganser, Common
  • Nighthawk
  • Osprey
  • Ovenbird
  • Owl, Great Horned
  • Owl, Short-eared (?)
  • Pelican, American White
  • Phoebe, Eastern
  • Raven (Rook)
  • Redstart, American
  • Robin, American
  • Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied
  • Sparrow, Chipping
  • Sparrow, Lincoln's
  • Sparrow, Song
  • Sparrow, White throated (R)
  • Swallow, Tree
  • Thrush, Grey cheeked
  • Thrush, Swainsons (B)(R)
  • Thrush, Wood
  • Veery
  • Vireo, Red eyed
  • Vireo, Warbling
  • Vulture, Turkey (R)
  • Warbler, Blackburnian
  • Warbler, Cape May (B)
  • Warbler, Chestnut sided (B)
  • Warbler, Nashville (B)
  • Warbler, Yellow
  • Warbler, Yellow rumped (B)
  • Waxwing, Cedar
  • Whippoorwill
  • Wigeon, American
  • Woodpecker, Black-backed (R)
  • Woodpecker, Downy (R)
  • Woodpecker, Hairy (R)
  • Woodpecker, Pileated (B)(R)
  • Wren, Winter

“The few birds that are the most prominent, I would say:
Black-capped Chickadee, Crow, Golden-eye(duck), Bald Eagle, Merlin falcon, Herring Gull, Great Blue Heron, Ruby-throated hummingbird, Belted kingfisher, Common Loon, Mallard, Common Merganser, Ovenbird, Eastern Phoebe, Redstart, Robin, Yellow-bellied sapsucker, Chipping, Song and White throated Sparrows, Red-eyed Vireo, Blackburnian, Cape May, Chestnut-sided, Nashville, Yellow and Yellow-rumped Warblers, Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers.”

–Jean Replinger


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