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Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge

Oakland City, Indiana


LOONS						SCIENTIFIC NAME

___ Common Loon					Gavia immer

GREBES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps ___ Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus ___ Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
CORMORANTS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
BITTERNS, HERONS, IBISES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias ___ Great Egret Casmerodius albus ___ Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea ___ Cattle Egret Bulbulcus ibis ___ Green Heron Butorides striatus ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax ___ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violaceus ___ White Ibis Eudocimus albus
SWANS, GEESE, DUCKS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus ___ Mute Swan Cygnus olor ___ White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons ___ Snow Goose Chen caerulescens ___ Canada Goose Branta canadensis ___ Wood Duck Aix sponsa ___ Green-winged Teal Anas crecca ___ American Black Duck Anas rubripes ___ Mallard Anas platyrhynchos ___ Northern Pintail Anas acuta ___ Blue-winged Teal Anas discors ___ Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera ___ Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata ___ Gadwall Anas strepera ___ American Wigeon Anas americana ___ Canvasback Aythya valisineria ___ Redhead Aythya americana ___ Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris ___ Greater Scaup Aythya marila ___ Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis ___ Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula ___ Bufflehead Bucephala albeola ___ Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus ___ Common Merganser Mergus merganser ___ Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator ___ Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
VULTURES, HAWKS, FALCONS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura ___ Osprey Pandion haliaetus ___ Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus ___ Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus ___ Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii ___ Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus ___ Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus ___ Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis ___ American Kestrel Falco sparverius ___ Merlin Falco columbarius ___ Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus ___ Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
GALLINACEOUS BIRDS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ___ Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
RAILS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Sora Porzana carolina ___ Purple Gallinule Porphyrula martinica ___ American Coot Fulica americana ___ Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis
SHOREBIRDS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola ___ American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica ___ Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus ___ Piping Plover Charadrius melodus ___ Killdeer Charadrius vociferus ___ Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca ___ Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes ___ Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria ___ Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus ___ Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia ___ Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda ___ Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres ___ Sanderling Calidris alba ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla ___ Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri ___ Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla ___ White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis ___ Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii ___ Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos ___ Dunlin Calidris alpina ___ Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus ___ Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis ___ Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus ___ Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus ___ Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago ___ American Woodcock Scolopax minor ___ Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
GULLS, TERNS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia ___ Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis ___ Herring Gull Larus argentatus ___ Common Tern Sterna hirundo ___ Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri ___ Least Tern Sterna antillarum ___ Black Tern Chlidoias niger
DOVES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Rock Dove Columba livia ___ Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
CUCKOOS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
OWLS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Eastern Screech-Owl Otus asio ___ Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus ___ Barred Owl Strix varia
GOATSUCKERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Common Nighthawk Cordeiles minor ___ Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus
SWIFTS, HUMMINGBIRDS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
KINGFISHERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
WOODPECKERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius ___ Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens ___ Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus ___ Common Flicker Colaptes auratus ___ Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
FLYCATCHERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens ___ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris ___ Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens ___ Willow Flycatcher Empidonax trailii ___ Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus ___ Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe ___ Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus ___ Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
LARKS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
SWALLOWS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Purple Martin Progne subis ___ Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor ___ Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis ___ Bank Swallow Riparia riparia ___ Cliff Swallow Hirunda pyrrhonota ___ Barn Swallow Hirunda rustica
JAYS, CROWS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata ___ American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
CHICKADEES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis ___ Tufted Titmouse Parus bicolor
NUTHATCHES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis ___ White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
CREEPERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Brown Creeper Certhia americana
WRENS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus ___ Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii ___ House Wren Troglodytes aedon ___ Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes ___ Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis ___ Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
KINGLETS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
THRUSHES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis ___ Veery Catharus fuscescens ___ Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus ___ Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus ___ Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus ___ Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina ___ American Robin Turdus migratorius
THRASHERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis ___ Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos ___ Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
PIPITS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ American Pipit Anthus spinoletta
WAXWINGS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
SHRIKES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
STARLINGS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
VIREOS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus ___ Solitary Vireo Vireo solitarius ___ Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons ___ Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus ___ Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
WOOD WARBLERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus ___ Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera ___ 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 ___ Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina ___ 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 ___ Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum ___ 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 ___ Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia ___ Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas ___ Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina ___ Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla ___ Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis ___ Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
TANAGERS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Summer Tanager Pirangra rubra ___ Scarlet Tanager Pirangra olivacea
SPARROWS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus ___ Blue Grosbeak Guiraca caerulea ___ Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea ___ Dickcissel Spiza americana ___ Rufous-sided Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus ___ American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea ___ Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina ___ Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla ___ Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis ___ Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca ___ Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia ___ Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii ___ Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana ___ White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis ___ White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys ___ Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis ___ Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus ___ Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
MEADOWLARKS, BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus ___ Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna ___ Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus ___ Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula ___ Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater ___ Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius ___ Northern Oriole Icetrus galbula
FINCHES SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus ___ American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
OLD WORLD SPARROWS SCIENTIFIC NAME ___ House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Sources:
                 Castrale, J.S. and S.E. Backs, 1986.
                 Indiana Department of Natural Resources, unpublished data, 1984-85.
                 Indiana Department of Natural Resources, unpublished data, 1986.
                 Unpublished Field Journals, 1970-1986.

For additional informatin contact:
                 Refuge Manager
                 Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge
                 510 ½ West Morton, Box 217
                 Oakland City, Indiana 47660

This resource is based on the following source:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  No date.  Patoka River National Wildlife 
     Refuge.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  6 pages.
This resource should be cited as:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  No date.  Patoka River National Wildlife 
     Refuge.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  6 pages.  Jamestown, ND: 
     Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govpatoka.htm 
     (Version 22MAY98).

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