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Conservation and stewardship of land and natural resources in Upper St. Clair

Birds Sighted in Boyce-Mayview Park

Latest Additions: May 14, 2005

Bill and Vicky Judd's “wetland list” provided the basis for this compilation of birds that have been sighted in Boyce-Mayview Park. To date, there are 167 birds officially identified. This bird list is just one example of the diversity of wildlife to be found in Boyce-Mayview Park and it demonstrates the park's great importance as a natural area.

In general, birds are listed down each column by order, family, subfamily and then species. (This will be changed soon to correspond to a current taxonomic listing.)

For those unfamiliar with Boyce-Mayview Park in Upper St. Clair, see these local directions and maps to help you get there.

Recent additions to this list are shown in red.

Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron
Great Egret
Turkey Vulture
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
American Black Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Blue-winged Teal
Green-winged Teal
Northern Pintail
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Bald Eagle
American Kestrel
Wild Turkey
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Virginia Rail
American Coot
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
American Woodcock
ADDED - 6/23/2004
Common Snipe
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Great Horned Owl
Eastern Screech Owl
Barred Owl
ADDED - 12/19/2004
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
ADDED - 5/14/2005
Eastern Wood Pewee
Acadian Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Red-eyed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Common Raven
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Bank Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Carolina Chickadee
Black-capped 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
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Wood Thrush
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Blue-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula

Yellow Warbler
Canada Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Palm Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Worm-eating Warbler
ADDED - 6/23/2004
Cerulean Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
ADDED - 12/19/2004
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Hooded Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Scarlet Tanager
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Eastern Meadowlark
Red-winged Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Baltimore Oriole
Orchard Oriole
Purple Finch
House Finch
Common Redpoll
House Sparrow
American Goldfinch
Peregrine Falcon
Muscovy Duck
ADDED - 6/23/2004

171 birds identified as of May 14, 2005.
More will be added as they are identified.

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