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U.S.A. -- OHIO

Big Day (Bird Race)

15 May 1998

by Bernard F. Master

Big Day Statistics:

SPECIES LIST:
 
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Mute Swan  Cygnus olor
Canada Goose  Branta canadensis
Wood Duck  Aix sponsa
American Wigeon  Anas americana
Gadwall  Anas strepera
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
Mallard  Anas platyrhynchos
Blue-winged Teal  Anas discors
Red-breasted Merganser  Mergus serrator
Great Blue Heron  Ardea herodias
Great Egret  Ardea alba
Green Heron  Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron  Nycticorax nycticorax
Glossy Ibis  Plegadis falcinellus
Black Vulture  Coragyps atratus
Turkey Vulture  Cathartes aura
Bald Eagle  Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Cooper's Hawk  Accipiter cooperii
Red-shouldered Hawk  Buteo lineatus
Broad-winged Hawk  Buteo platypterus
Red-tailed Hawk  Buteo jamaicensis
American Kestrel  Falco sparverius
Common Pheasant  Phasianus colchicus
Sora  Porzana carolina
Common Moorhen  Gallinula chloropus
American Coot  Fulica americana
American Woodcock  Scolopax minor
Greater Yellowlegs  Tringa melanoleuca
Lesser Yellowlegs  Tringa flavipes
Solitary Sandpiper  Tringa solitaria
Spotted Sandpiper  Tringa macularia
Ruddy Turnstone  Arenaria interpres
Short-billed Dowitcher  Limnodromus griseus
Red Knot  Calidris canutus
Least Sandpiper  Calidris minutilla
Pectoral Sandpiper  Calidris melanotos
Dunlin  Calidris alpina
Semipalmated Plover  Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer  Charadrius vociferus
Ring-billed Gull  Larus delawarensis
Herring Gull  Larus argentatus
Bonaparte's Gull  Larus philadelphia
Common Tern  Sterna hirundo
Common Loon  Gavia immer
Rock Dove  Columba livia
Mourning Dove  Zenaida macroura
Black-billed Cuckoo  Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  Coccyzus americanus
Eastern Screech-Owl  Otus asio
Great Horned Owl  Bubo virginianus
Barred Owl  Strix varia
Common Nighthawk  Chordeiles minor
Whip-poor-will  Caprimulgus vociferus
Chimney Swift  Chaetura pelagica
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  Archilochus colubris
Red-headed Woodpecker  Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Red-bellied Woodpecker  Melanerpes carolinus
Downy Woodpecker  Picoides pubescens
Northern Flicker  Colaptes auratus
Pileated Woodpecker  Dryocopus pileatus
Eastern Wood-Pewee  Contopus virens
Acadian Flycatcher  Empidonax virescens
Willow Flycatcher  Empidonax traillii
Least Flycatcher  Empidonax minimus
Great Crested Flycatcher  Myiarchus crinitus
Eastern Kingbird  Tyrannus tyrannus
Blue Jay  Cyanocitta cristata
American Crow  Corvus brachyrhynchos
White-eyed Vireo  Vireo griseus
Solitary Vireo Vireo solitarius
Yellow-throated Vireo  Vireo flavifrons
Philadelphia Vireo  Vireo philadelphicus
Red-eyed Vireo  Vireo olivaceus
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Wood Thrush Catharus mustelinus
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Purple Martin Progne subis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Cliff Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota
Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis
Black-capped Chickadee Parus atricapillus
Tufted Titmouse Parus bicolor
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla
Northern Parula Parula americana
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythropthalmus
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

157 SPECIES