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Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

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Republic, Missouri



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Key to Status Symbols

A - Abundant - Common species, very numerous
C - Common - Almost certain to be seen in a suitable habitat
U - Uncommon - Present but not readily seen
R - Rare - Seen at intervals of 2-5 years
O - Occasional - Seen now and then
* - Indicates species known to nest in the park
+ - Indicates birds on the Federal List of Endangered Species
^ - Indicates birds on the Missouri List of Endangered Species
# - Exotics - An introduced, non-native species


SPECIES                                SPRING  SUMMER  FALL  WINTER  DATE SIGHTED

HERONS (Family Ardeidae)

___ Great Blue Heron                     C       C      C      C     ____________
(Ardea herodias)

___ Green Heron                          U       U      -      -     ____________
(Butoridesstraitus)

___ Black-Crowned Night Heron            -       R      -      -     ____________
(Nycticorax nycticorax)

SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED SWANS, GEESE, DUCKS (Family Anatidae) ___ Canada Goose U U U U ____________ (Branta canadensis) ___ Mallard U - - U ____________ (Anas platyrhynchos) ___ Blue-Winged Teal - - U - ____________ (Anas discors) ___ Gadwall O - - O ____________ (Anas strepera) ___ Green-Winged Teal R - - R ____________ (Anas crecca) ___ Northern Shoveler O - - R ____________ (Anas clypeata) ___ Wood Duck * C C C C ____________ (Aix sponsa)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED AMERICAN VULTURES (Family Cathartidae) ___ Turkey Vulture C C C C ____________ (Cathartes aura)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED KITES, HAWKS, EAGLES (Family Accipitidae) ___ Bald Eagle +,^ - - U U ____________ (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) ___ Sharp-Shinned Hawk ^ U U U U ____________ (Accipiter striatus) ___ Cooper's Hawk R R - - ____________ (Accipiter cooperii) ___ Red-Tailed Hawk * C C C C ____________ (Buteo jamaicensis) ___ Harlan's Hawk - - - R ____________ (Buteo jamaicensis) ___ Broad-Winged Hawk - R O - ____________ (Buteo platypterus) ___ Swainson's Hawk ^ - U U - ____________ (Buteo swainsoni) ___ Northern Harrier - U U - ____________ (Circus cyaneus) ___ Prairie Falcon - - R - ____________ (Falco mexicanus) ___ Peregrine Falcon +,^ - - R - ____________ (Falco peregrinus) ___ Merlin - - R - ____________ (Falco columbarius) ___ American Kestrel U O U U ____________ (Falco sparverius)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED GROUSE, PTARMIGANS (Family Phasianidae) ___ Northern Bobwhite * C C C C ____________ (colinus virginianus)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED PLOVERS (Family Charadriidae) ___ Killdeer U U U R ____________ (charadrius vaciferus)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED SANDPIPERS (Family Scolopacidea) ___ Spotted Sandpiper U U U R ____________ (Actitis macularia) ___ American Woodcock O O O - ____________ (Scolopax minor) ___ Common Snipe O - O - ____________ (Gallinago gallinago)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED PIGEONS, DOVES (Family Columbidae) ___ Rock Dove # R R R R ____________ (Columba livia) ___ Mourning Dove * C C C C ____________ (Zenaida macroura)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED CUCKOOS, ANIS (Family Cuculidae) ___ Yellow-Billed Cuckoo * A A C - ____________ (Coccyzus americanus) ___ Black-Billed Cuckoo - R - - ____________ (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED OWLS (Families Tytonidae and Strigidae) ___ Eastern Screech Owl R - - R ____________ (Otus asio) ___ Barred Owl * - C C - ____________ (Strix varia)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED NIGHTJARS (Family Caprimulgidae) ___ Whip-poor-will * - C - - ____________ (Caprimulgus vociferus) ___ Common Night Hawk - O - - ____________ (Chordeiles minor)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED SWIFTS (Family Apodidae) ___ Chimney Swift U U U - ____________ (Chaetura pelagica)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED HUMMINGBIRDS (Family Trochilidae) ___ Ruby-Throated Hummingbird * O C C - ____________ (Archilochus colubris)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED KINGFISHERS (Family Alcedinidae) ___ Belted Kingfisher C C C C ____________ (Ceryle alcyon)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED WOODPECKERS (Family Picidae) ___ Northern Flicker C C C C ____________ (Colaptes auratus) ___ Pileated Woodpecker C C C C ____________ (Dryocopus pileatus) ___ Red-Bellied Woodpecker * C C C C ____________ (Melanerpes carolinus) ___ Red-Headed Woodpecker U U U - ____________ (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) ___ Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker U - U U ____________ (Sphyrapicus varius) ___ Hairy Woodpecker O O O O ____________ (Picoides villosus) ___ Downy Woodpecker C C C O ____________ (Picoides pubescens)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED TYRANT FLYCATCHERS (Family Tyrannidae) ___ Eastern Kingbird * U C U - ____________ (Tyrranus tyrannus) ___ Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher U C U - ____________ (Tyrranus forficatus) ___ Great Crested Flycatcher * C C C - ____________ (Myiarchus Crinitus) ___ Eastern Phoebe * C C C - ____________ (Sayornis phoebe) ___ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - U R - ____________ (Empidonax flaviventris) ___ Acadian Flycatcher * O O - - ____________ (Empidonax virescens) ___ Alder Flycatcher U U - - ____________ (Empidonax alnorum) ___ Willow Flycatcher U U - - ____________ (Empidonax traillii) ___ Least Flycatcher U U - - ____________ (Empidonax minimus) ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee C C C - ____________ (Contopus virens) ___ Olive-Sided Flycatcher O O O - ____________ (Contopus borealis)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED LARKS (Family Alaudidae) ___ Horned Lark R R R - ____________ (Eremophilia alpestris)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED SWALLOWS (Family Hirundinidae) ___ Northern Rough-Winged Swallow O O - - ____________ (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) ___ Barn Swallow U U - - ____________ (Hirundo rustica) ___ Purple Martin U U - - ____________ (Progne subis)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED JAYS, CROWS, MAGPIES (Family Corvidae) ___ Blue Jay * A A A A ____________ (Cyanocitta cristata) ___ American Crow * A A A A ____________ (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED TITMICE, CHICKADEES (Family Paridae) ___ Carolina Chickadee * C C C C ____________ (Parus carolinensis) ___ Tufted Titmouse * C C C C ____________ (Parus bicolor)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED NUTHATCHES (Family Sittidae) ___ White-Breasted Nuthatch * U U U U ____________ (Sitta carolinensis) ___ Red-Breasted Nuthatch - - R - ____________ (Sitta canadensis)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED CREEPERS (Family Certhiidae) ___ Brown Creeper - - U U ____________ (Certhia americana)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED WRENS (Family Troglodytadie) ___ House Wren * C C C - ____________ (Troglodytes aedon) ___ Winter Wren R - R R ____________ (Troglodytes troglodytes) ___ Bewicks Wren R R - - ____________ (Thryomanes bewickii) ___ Carolina Wren * C C C C ____________ (Thryothorus ludovicianus)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED MIMIC THRUSHES (Family Mimidae) ___ Northern Mockingbird C C C C ____________ (Mimus polyglottos) ___ Grey Catbird * C C C - ____________ (Dumetella carolinensis) ___ Brown Thrasher C C U - ____________ (Toxostoma rufum)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED THRUSHES (Family Muscicapidae) ___ American Robin * A A A A ____________ (Turdus migratorius) ___ Swainson's Thrush U - - - ____________ (Catharus ustulatus) ___ Grey-cheeked Thrush U - - - ____________ (Catharus minimus) ___ Eastern Bluebird * C C C C ____________ (Sialia sialis) ___ Wood Thrush O - - - ____________ (Hylocichla mustelina) ___ Blue Grey Gnatcatcher * C C O - ____________ (Polioptila caerulea) ___ Ruby-Crowned Kinglet U - U - ____________ (Regulus calendula) ___ Golden-Crowned Kinglet U - - U ____________ (Regulus satrapa)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED WAXWINGS (Family Bombycillidae) ___ Cedar Waxwing U - U - ____________ (Bombycilla cedrorum)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED SHRIKES (Family Laniidae) ___ Loggerhead Shrike R R R - ____________ (Lanius ludovicianus)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED STARLINGS (Family Sturnidae) ___ European Starling *,# C C A A ____________ (Sturnus vulgaris)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED VIREOS (Family Vireonidae) ___ White-Eyed Vireo * C C U - ____________ (Vireo griseus) ___ Bell's Vireo * U U - - ____________ (Vireo bellii) ___ Yellow-Throated Vireo R - - - ____________ (Vireo flavifrons) ___ Solitary Vireo U - - - ____________ (Vireo solitarius) ___ Red-Eyed Vireo * U C U - ____________ (Vireo olivaceus) ___ Philadelphia Vireo R - - - ____________ (Vireo philadelphicus) ___ Warbling Vireo U U - - ____________ (Vireo gilvus)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED WARBLERS, BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES (Family Emberizidae) ___ Black and White Warbler U U - - ____________ (Mniotilta varia) ___ Prothonotary Warbler * C C U - ____________ (Protonotaria citrea) ___ Ovenbird R R R - ____________ (Seiurus aurocapillus) ___ Blue-Winged Warbler * U U - - ____________ (Vermivora pinus) ___ Nashville Warbler U U - - ____________ (Vermivora ruficapilla) ___ Northern Parula * C C - - ____________ (Parula americana) ___ Tennessee Warbler U - - - ____________ (Vermivora peregrina) ___ Prairie Warbler U - - - ____________ (Dendroica discolor) ___ Yellow Warbler U U - - ____________ (Dendroica petechia) ___ Yellow-Rumped Warbler C - C - ____________ (Dendroica coconata) ___ Yellow-Throated Warbler R R - - ____________ (Dendroica dominica) ___ Northern Waterthrush U - - - ____________ (Seiurus noveboracensis) ___ Louisiana Waterthrush U - - - ____________ (Seiurus motacilla) ___ Kentucky Warbler * C C C - ____________ (Oporornis formosus) ___ Common Yellow Throat * C C C - ____________ (Geothlypis trichas) ___ Yellow-Breasted Chat * C C C - ____________ (Icteria virens) ___ Wilson's Warbler O - - - ____________ ( Wilsonia pusilla) ___ American Redstart O O - - ____________ (Setophaga ruticilla) ___ Eastern Meadowlark * A A C C ____________ (Sturnella magna) ___ Red-Winged Blackbird C C C U ____________ (Agelaius phoeniceus ___ Orchard Oriole R R - - ____________ (Icterus spurius) ___ Northern (Baltimore) Oriole R - R - ____________ (Icterus galbula) ___ Common Grackle A A A A ____________ (Quiscalus quiscula) ___ Brown-Headed Cowbird A A O - ____________ (Molothrus ater) ___ Summer Tanager U U U - ____________ (Piranga rubra) ___ Northern Cardinal * A A A C ____________ (Cardinalis cardinalis) ___ Rose-Breasted Grosbeak U - U - ____________ (Pheucticus ludovicianus) ___ Blue Grosbeak U U U - ____________ (Buiraca caerulea) ___ Indigo Bunting * A A U - ____________ (Passerina cyanea) ___ Dickcissel * C C - - ____________ (Spiza americana) ___ Rufous-Sided Towhee * C C U - ____________ (Pipilo erythropthalmus) ___ Savannah Sparrow O - - - ____________ (Passerculus sandwichensis) ___ Grasshopper Sparrow - O - - ____________ (Ammodramus savannarum) ___ Vesper Sparrow - R - - ____________ (Pooecetes Gramineus) ___ Lark Sparrow O O - - ____________ (Chondestes grammacus) ___ Dark-Eyed Junco C - C C ____________ (Junco hyemalis) ___ American Tree Sparrow U - U U ____________ (Spizella arborea) ___ Chipping Sparrow * U U - - ____________ (Spizella passerina) ___ Field Sparrow * C C C R ____________ (Spizella pusilla) ___ Harris Sparrow R - R R ____________ (Zonotrichia querula) ___ White-Crowned Sparrow C - C U ____________ (Zonotrichia leucophrys) ___ Fox Sparrow C - C U ____________ (Passerella iliaca) ___ Lincoln's Sparrow U - U U ____________ (Melospiza lincolnii) ___ Swamp Sparrow - - U - ____________ (Melospiza georgiana) ___ Song Sparrow U - U U ____________ (Melospiza melodia)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED WEAVER (Family Passeridae) ___ House Sparrow *,# U U U U ____________ (Passer montanus)
SPECIES SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER DATE SIGHTED FINCHES (Family Fringillidae) ___ Purple Finch - - U U ____________ (Carpodacus purpureus) ___ American Goldfinch * A A A C ____________ (Carduelis tristis)

Compiled 1983, by Leonard Confer -- Greater Ozarks Audubon Society
Revised 1994, Greater Ozarks Audubon Society
Published 1997, The Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Foundation
For additional information contact:
        National Park Service
        Wilson's Creek National Btfd.
        6424 W. Farm Road 182
        Republic, MO 65738

This resource is based on the following source:
National Park Service.  1994.  Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Missouri, 
     official map and guide.  National Park Service.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
National Park Service.  1994.  Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Missouri, 
     official map and guide.  National Park Service.  Unpaginated.
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govwilson.htm 
     (Version 22MAY98).

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