Birds of Caddo Lake

Field Checklist with Photo Gallery

Page 5 of 8:  Jays, Crows, Vireos through Thrushes, Nuthatches, Creepers


Legend

A - Abundant - Should see, numerous, easily observed or heard.

C - Common - Should see or hear in suitable habitat.

U - Uncommon - Present, but easily overlooked because of specific habitat, secretive habits or low numbers.

O - Occasional - Seen infrequently during a season.

R - Rare - Seen infrequently annually, or seldom seen, except by chance or special search, few records.

I - Irregular - Not expected annually, sporadic appearances and variable populations.

Cas - Casual - Out of normal range, very seldom seen over several years, but can be expected again.

Acc - Accidental - Out of normal range, very few records, not expected to be seen again.

T - Transient - Occurs in variable numbers, usually flying overhead.

M - Migratory

P - Permanent Resident

 


 

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Species

Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter

Status

Photo

Blue Jay

C

C

C

C

P/M

Blue Jay, Photo Copyright  Tom Walker.

American Crow

C

C

C

C

P/M

American Crow, Photo Copyright  Kevin J McGowan.

Fish Crow

C

C

C

U

P

Fish Crow, Photo Copyright  Bert Frenz.

White-eyed Vireo

U

C

U

.

M

White-eyed Vireo, Photo Copyright  True Mann.   White-eyed Vireo, Photo Copyright  True Mann.

Blue-headed Vireo

R

.

R

O

M

Blue-headed Vireo; photo: Jim Ingold.

Yellow-throated Vireo

U

U

U

.

M

Yellow-throated Vireo, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Philadelphia Vireo

R

.

. .

M

Philadelphia Vireo, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.  Philadelphia Vireo, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Red-eyed Vireo

U

C

U

.

M

Red-eyed Vireo, Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

Warbling Vireo

R

.

R

.

M

Warbling Vireo, Photo Copyright  Marcus Martin.  Warbling Vireo, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Loggerhead Shrike

U

U

U

U

P/M

Loggerhead Shrike, Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.  Loggerhead Shrike, Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

Cedar Waxwing

U

.

U

U

M

Cedar Waxwing, Photo Copyright  Marcus Martin.  Cedar Waxwing, Photo Copyright  Bill Schmoker.

Eastern Bluebird

C

C

C

C

P

Eastern Bluebird (female), Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.  Eastern Bluebird, Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.

Gray-cheeked Thrush

R

.

. .

M

Gray-cheeked Thrush, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.  Gray-cheeked Thrush, Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

Swainson's Thrush

R

.

. .

M

Swainson's Thrush, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.  Swainson's Thrush, Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

Hermit Thrush

U

.

U

U

M

Hermit Thrush, Photo Copyright  Ron Munden.  Hermit Thrush, Photo Copyright  True Mann.

Wood Thrush

U

U

O

.

M

Wood Thrush, Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.  Wood Thrush, Photo by Steve Maslowski, USFWS.  Wood Thrush; photo: Jim Ingold.

American Robin

U

U

U

C

P/M

American Robin, Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.

Gray Catbird

U

O

U

O

M

Gray Catbird, Photo Copyright  Carole Berry.  Gray Catbird, Photo Copyright  Tom Walker.

Northern Mockingbird

C

C

C

C

P

Northern Mockingbird, Photo Copyright  Tom Walker.   Northern Mockingbird, Photo Copyright  Ron Munden.

Brown Thrasher

U

U

U

C

P/M

Brown Thrasher, Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.  Brown Thrasher, Photo Copyright  Ron Munden.

European Starling

U

U

U

U

P

European Starling (adult), Photo Copyright  Bill Schmoker.  European Starling (immature), Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.

Brown-headed Nuthatch

U

U

U

U

P

Brown-headed Nuthatch, Photo Copyright  Jason Pike.  Brown-headed Nuthatch, Photo Copyright  Diane Jones.

Red-breasted Nuthatch

R/I

.

R/I

R/I

M

Red-breasted Nuthatch, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.  Red-breasted Nuthatch; photo: Jim Ingold.

White-breasted Nuthatch

U

U

U

U

P

White-breasted Nuthatch, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History. White-breasted Nuthatch, Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.

Brown Creeper

U

.

U

U

M

Brown Creeper; photo: Jim Ingold.  Brown Creeper, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.  Brown Creeper, Photo Copyright  Marcus Martin.

Birds of Caddo Lake Field Checklist with Photo Gallery compiled by Dorothy Metzler [E-mail: caddobirds(at)hotmail.com].  Copyright 1999-2004.  All rights reserved.  All material on this Web site is intended only for the personal information, education, and enjoyment of visitors to this Web site and may not be reproduced or published elsewhere without permission of the respective author or photographer. (Photographer credits in rollover text of thumbnail pictures.  E-mail links below.)  I'm grateful to the following individuals and organizations for allowing me to use their photos on this website:  Harlen Aschen, Don Auderer, Brad Bergstrom, Carole Berry, Carol Ann Boyd, Patricia Cancellare, Barbara Cavin, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Fred Fallon, Bert Frenz, Vera Garlough, Arthur Grosset, Peggy Harding, Berlin Heck, Dart Humeston, Jim Ingold, Eric Isley, George Jameson, Jack Jenkins, Diane Jones, Nick Kontonicolas, Vincent P. Lucas, True Mann, Marcus Martin, Bob Metzler, Ron Munden, Jason Pike, Eddie Ray, Chandler S. Robbins, Bill Schmoker, Jeff Trahan, Tom Walker, Peter S. Weber, BioDiversity Institute (BDI) Internet Field Guide to Birds, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and Gough, G.A., Sauer, J.R., Iliff, M. Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter. 1998. Version 97.1. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD.

 

This page last updated:  May 21, 2011 .

 

[ Photo Checklist page 1 -- Loons, Grebes through Geese, Ducks, Mergansers ]

 

[ Photo Checklist page 2 -- Herons, Egrets through Hawks, Turkey, Quail ]

 

[ Photo Checklist page 3 -- Rails, Shorebirds through Gulls, Terns, Doves ]

 

[ Photo Checklist page 4 -- Cuckoos, Owls through Hummingbirds, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers ]

 

[ Photo Checklist page 5 -- Jays, Crows, Vireos through Thrushes, Nuthatches, Creepers ]

 

[ Photo Checklist page 6 -- Wrens, Swallows, Kinglets through Finches, Crossbills ]

 

[ Photo Checklist page 7 -- Warblers ]

 

[ Photo Checklist page 8 -- Sparrows, Tanagers, Grosbeaks through Orioles, Blackbirds ]

 


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