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Birds of the FSU Biological Reserve

Thirty kinds of birds are known to be year-round residents of the Biological Reserve and more than 25 other kinds can be found on the Reserve during part of the year.

Below is the list of birds that have been found in FSU's Biological Reserve:

M=migrant (occurs only during migration in Spring or Fall)
P=permanent resident
S=Summer resident
W=Winter resident
O=found occasionally

  • Great Blue Heron-O
  • Green Heron-O
  • Canada Goose-P
  • Mallard-O
  • Turkey Vulture-P
  • Mississippi Kite-O
  • Cooper's Hawk-W
  • Red-tailed Hawk-P
  • American Woodcock-P
  • Rock Dove-P
  • Mourning Dove-P
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo-M
  • Screech Owl-O
  • Barred Owl-O
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird-S
  • Belted Kingfisher-P
  • Northern Flicker-P
  • Pileated Woodpecker-P
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker-P
  • Red-headed Woodpecker-O
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker-W
  • Hairy Woodpecker-P
  • Downy Woodpecker-P
  • Eastern Kingbird-S
  • Great-crested Flycatcher-S
  • Eastern Phoebe-M
  • Acadian Flycatcher-M
  • Eastern Wood Pewee-M
  • Barn Swallow-O
  • Blue Jay-P
  • American Crow-P
  • Fish Crow-P
  • Carolina Chickadee-P
  • Tufted Titmouse-P
  • White-breasted Nuthatch-O
  • Brown-headed Nuthatch-P
  • Brown Creeper-W
  • House Wren-M
  • Winter Wren-O
  • Carolina Wren-P
  • Northern Mockingbird-P
  • Gray Catbird-S
  • Brown Thrasher-P
  • American Robin-P
  • Wood Thrush-S
  • Hermit Thrush-W
  • Swainson's Thrush-M
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush-M
  • Eastern Bluebird-O
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher-S
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet-W
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet-W
  • Cedar Waxwing-W
  • Loggerhead Shrike-O
  • European Starling-P
  • White-eyed Vireo-S
  • Solitary Vireo-W
  • Red-eyed Vireo-M
  • Black & White Warbler-M
  • Swainson's Warbler-M
  • Tennessee Warbler-M
  • Northern Parula-M
  • Magnolia Warbler-M
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler-M
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler-W
  • Blackburnian Warbler-M
  • Yellow-throated Warbler-M
  • Blackpoll Warbler-M
  • Pine Warbler-P
  • Pairie Warbler-M
  • Ovenbird-M
  • Northern Waterthrush-M
  • Common Yellowthroat-S
  • Yellow-breasted Chat-S
  • Hooded Warbler-M
  • American Redstart-M
  • House Sparrow-P
  • Red-winged Blackbird-O
  • Orchard Oriole-M
  • Common Grackle-P
  • Brown-headed Cowbird-P
  • Scarlet Tanager-M
  • Summer Tanager-S
  • Northern Cardinal-P
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak-M
  • Blue Grosbeak-S
  • Indigo Bunting-S
  • House Finch-P
  • American Goldfinch-P
  • Eastern Towhee-P
  • Dark-eyed Junco-W
  • Chipping Sparrow-P
  • Field Sparrow-W
  • White-throated Sparrow-W
  • Swamp Sparrow-W
  • Song Sparrow-W
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