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Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge

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Parkersburg, West Virginia


LOONS-GREBES                                    

___ Common Loon                                 Gavia immer
___ Pied-billed Grebe                           Podilymbus podiceps
___ Horned Grebe                                Podiceps auritus
___ Red-necked Grebe                            Podiceps grisegena

GANNET-PELICANS-CORMORANTS ___ American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos ___ Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
BITTERNS-HERONS-IBISES ___ Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias ___ Great Egret Casmerodius albus ___ Green Heron Butorides striatus ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
SWANS-GEESE-DUCKS ___ Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus ___ Mute Swan Cygnus olor ___ 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 ___ Gadwall Anas strepera ___ American Wigeon Anas americana ___ Canvasback Aythya valisneria ___ Redhead Aythya americana ___ Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris ___ Greater Scaup Aythya marila ___ Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis ___ Surf Scoter Malanitta perspicillata ___ Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula ___ Bufflehead Bucephala albeola ___ Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullaus ___ Common Merganser Mergus merganser ___ Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator ___ Ruddy Duck Oxyura iamaicensis
VULTURES-HAWKS-FALCONS ___ Black Vulture Coragyps atratus ___ Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura ___ Osprey Pandion haliaeetus ___ 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 iamaicensis ___ Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus ___ American Kestrel Falco sparverius ___ Merlin Falco columbarius ___ Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
GROUSE-QUAIL-TURKEY ___ Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus ___ Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus ___ Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
RAILS-CRANES ___ American Coot Fulica americana
PLOVERS-SANDPIPERS ___ Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus ___ Killdeer Charadrius vociferus ___ Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes ___ Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria ___ Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia ___ Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla ___ Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla ___ Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos ___ Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus ___ Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago ___ American Woodcock Scolopax minor
JAEGERS-GULLS-TERNS-AUKS ___ Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia ___ Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis ___ Herring Gull Larus argentatus ___ Sabine's Gull Xema sabini ___ Caspian Tern Sterna caspia ___ Common Tern Sterna hirundo ___ Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri ___ Black Tern Chlidonias niger
DOVES-PARROTS-CUCKOOS-OWLS-SWIFTS-HUMMINGBIRDS ___ Rock Dove Columba livia ___ Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura ___ Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythrophthalmus ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americana ___ Eastern Screech-Owl Otus asio ___ Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus ___ Barred Owl Strix varia ___ Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor ___ Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris ___ Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
WOODPECKERS-FLYCATCHERS ___ Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius ___ Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens ___ Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus ___ 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 ___ Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe ___ Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus ___ Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
LARKS-SWALLOWS-JAYS-CROWS ___ Purple Martin Progne subis ___ Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis ___ Bank Swallow Riparia riparia ___ Cliff Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota ___ Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica ___ Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata ___ American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
TITMICE-NUTHATCHES-WRENS ___ Black-capped Chickadee Parus atricapillus ___ Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis ___ Tufted Titmouse Parus bicolor ___ White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis ___ Brown Creeper Certhia americana ___ Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus ___ House Wren Troglodytes aedon ___ Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
KINGLETS-THRUSHES-THRASHERS ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea ___ Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis ___ Bicknell's Thrush Catharus minimus ___ Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus ___ Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina ___ American Robin Turdus migratorius ___ Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis ___ Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos ___ Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
WAXWINGS-SHRIKES-STARLINGS ___ Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum ___ European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
VIREOS-WOOD WARBLERS ___ White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus ___ Solitary Vireo Vireo solitarius ___ Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons ___ Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus ___ Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus ___ Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus ___ 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 ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata ___ Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens ___ Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica ___ 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 ___ 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 ___ Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
TANAGERS-SPARROWS ___ Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea ___ Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus ___ Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea ___ Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus ___ American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea ___ Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina ___ Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla ___ Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca ___ Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia ___ Swamp Sparrow Malospiza georgiana ___ White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis ___ White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys ___ Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
BLACKBIRDS-FINCHES ___ Bobolink Dolichonyx orizivorus ___ Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus ___ Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magno ___ Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula ___ Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater ___ Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius ___ Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula ___ Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus ___ House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus ___ American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis ___ House Sparrow Passer domesticus
For additional information contact:
                 Refuge Manager
                 Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge
                 P.O. Box 1811
                 Parkersburg, WV 26102
                 Telephone: (304)422-0752

This resource is based on the following source:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  1997.  Birds of the Ohio River Islands 
     National Wildlife Refuge.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  4 pages.
This resource should be cited as:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  1997.  Birds of the Ohio River Islands 
     National Wildlife Refuge.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  4 pages.
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govwv.htm 
     (Version 22MAY98).

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