My Grant Park Species List

Total number of species: 80

Common NameScientific NameNotes
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatusCharlie's backyard
Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatusNesting in Park (3 chicks), summer 2002
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisIn park late Dec 2002
Sandhill CraneGrus canadensisFly over Atlanta
Rock PigeonColumba livia
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Eastern Screech-OwlOtus asioHeard on Big Bird Day, 04/18/2003, Pine Log WMA
Common NighthawkChordeiles minorBig Bird Day, 04/18/2003 - South Beach, Jekyll Island
Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubrisFirst seen at feeder Aug 2002
Belted KingfisherCeryle alcyon
Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
Northern FlickerColaptes auratusIn back yard Dec 2002.
Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescensSeen w/Charlie in Park. Identified by song.
Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitusBeautiful sighting on Jekyll Island Spring 2003
Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius*First seen at Hambidge Center (N. GA). In Grant Park, 3/20/2004.
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusSeen with C & F in Grant Park, Spring 2003.
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceusMany on my 40th B-day trip June 2002 to Hike Inn.
Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
Fish CrowCorvus ossifragusOn power line on Blvd (at least it sounded like one...)
Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
Brown CreeperCerthia americanaSpring 2002 on West side of Park
Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
House WrenTroglodytes aedon
Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapaIn park Dec 2002
Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendulaSaw at the Zoo, late Dec 2002
Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Eastern BluebirdSialia sialisIn park Dec 2002
American RobinTurdus migratorius
Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Northern ParulaParula americana
Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrinaFirst seen Grant Park!
Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescensSosebee Cove, N. Georgia, May 03
Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronata
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
Pine WarblerDendroica pinusUnder feeder Dec 2002
Palm WarblerDendroica palmarumBackyard Spring 2002
Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striataFirst seen at Rum Creek; Grant Park Spring 2005.
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta variaSpring 2005 in Grant Park
American RedstartSetophaga ruticillaFirst seen w/ C&F in Park, Spring 2003.
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citreaHuie (wetlands), Spring 2001
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorusGrant Park, 5/3/2005
Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina
Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaSpring 2005 in Grant Park
Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmusFall 2001 Hilton Head, Spring 03 Grant Park
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerinaGrant Park Spring 2002
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalisMonastery Dec 2001, Park near tennis courts
Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianusSpring 2002 at the feeder
Blue GrosbeakGuiraca caeruleaSaw w/ C & F in Park, Spring 2003.
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaSaw lots on Birthday trip to Hike Inn (Amicalola), 2002. Saw in Grant Park Spring 2005.
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceusSpring 2002 at the feeder
Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus aterWinter 2002 at the feeder
Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbulaKennesaw Spring 2002 w/Charlie
House FinchCarpodacus mexicanussaw yellow variety Spring 2002 at feeder
Pine SiskinCarduelis pinus
American GoldfinchCarduelis tristis
House SparrowPasser domesticus

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Above article Last updated: Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:41:25 -0500