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Checklist of Olmsted County Birds - Ducks to Cranes
      (Abundance Bar Charts)

1 Ducks to Cranes

4 Longspurs to Finches

    
      Created by Bob Ekblad  # Abundant     (can't miss)
  = Common     (should see)
  + Uncommon  (good find)
 * nests in the county  ~ Rare           (super find)
  ^ Accidental    (real lucky)
     
 DUCKS, GEESE & SWANS J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Greater White-fronted Goose     ~+ ++ ++       ^ ^    
  Snow Goose ~~ ~+ ++ == ++     ~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~
  Ross's Goose     ~~ ~~ ~~         ~~ ~~ ~~
* Cackling Goose       == ==         == ==  
* Canada Goose ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
  Mute Swan   ^ ^             ^ ^ ^
  Trumpeter Swan   ^ ^ ^ ^              
  Tundra Swan     += == =+         ~ ~~  
* Wood Duck   ~ ++ == == == == == == +~ ~~ ~~
  Gadwall     ++ ++ ++ ~~     ~ ~~  
  American Wigeon     == == == +~ ~ ~- ++  
  American Black Duck ~~ ~~ ~~         ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~
* Mallard ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
* Blue-winged Teal     + == == +=   ~+ += +~  
  Cinnamon Teal          +              
  Northern Shoveler     == == == ++ ++ ++ += =+  
  Northern Pintail     ++ ++ ++       ~+ +~  
  Green-winged Teal     ~+ ++ +~     ~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~
  Canvasback     == == ++ ~ ~ ~ ~+ ++  
  Redhead     == == ++       ~+ ++  
  Ring-necked Duck ~~ ~+ == == ++       ~+ ++ +~ ~~
  Greater Scaup   ~ ~~ ~~ ~~            
  Lesser Scaup ~~ ~+ == == =+     ~+ ++ +~ ~~
  Harlequin Duck  (no reports)                        
  Surf Scoter                   ^    
  White-winged Scoter                     ^^  
  Black Scoter                       ^
  Long-tailed Duck         ^           ^  
  Bufflehead     == == =+         + ++ ++
  Common Goldeneye ## ## ## #= =+         + == ##
  Hooded Merganser     == == == ++ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~  
  Common Merganser ~ += == =+ ++         ++ ++ +~
  Red-breasted Merganser   = == == ++         + ++ ++
  Ruddy Duck     += == ++ ++ ~~ ~~ ++ ++ ++ ++

 PARTRIDGE,  GROUSE & TURKEY

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Gray Partridge  (in decline) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
* Ring-necked Pheasant ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
* Ruffed Grouse  (in decline) ~ ~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
  Spruce Grouse  (no reports)                        
  Sharp-tailed Grouse  (no reports)                        
  Greater Prairie-Chicken  (no reports)                        
* Wild Turkey ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##

 LOONS 

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Red-throated Loon         ^              
  Pacific Loon        ^                
  Common Loon     + ++ ++     ++ ++ ++ ~ ~

 GREBES

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Pied-billed Grebe ~~ ~~ ~= == == == == == == == ~~ ~~
  Horned Grebe       ++ ++              
  Red-necked Grebe       ~~ ++              
  Eared Grebe         ~+              
  Western Grebe          ~~ ~ ^          
  Clark's Grebe  (no reports)                        
 CORMORANTS J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Double-crested Cormorant ~ ~ ~ += == ++ ++ ++ ++ +~ ~ ~

 PELICANS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  American White Pelican       ~ +~       ~~    
 HERONS, BITTERNS & ALLIES J F M A M J J A S O N D
  American Bittern       ~ ++ ~~ ~~ ~ ~ ~    
  Least Bittern         ^ ^ ^          
* Great Blue Heron ~ ~ += ## ## ## ## ## == ++ ~~ ~
  Great Egret     + == == ++ ++ ++  +      
  Snowy Egret         ^              
  Little Blue Heron         ^   ^          
  Cattle Egret       ~~ ~~  ^            
* Green Heron       ~- == == == == =+      
  Black-crowned Night-Heron       ~~ ~~   ^ ^        
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron       ^                

 IBISES 

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  White-faced Ibis       ^ ^              
 NEW WORLD VULTURES J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Turkey Vulture     = == == == == == == == =  
 OSPREY J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Osprey     ~ ~~ ++ ++ ++ ~~ ~~      
 HAWKS & EAGLES J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Bald Eagle ++ ++ ++ += == ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++
* Northern Harrier ~~ ~~ ++ ++ == ++ ++ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~
  Sharp-shinned Hawk ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ~~ ~~ ~+ ++ ++ ++ ++
* Cooper's Hawk ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~+ ++ ++ ++ +~ ~~ ~~ ~~
  Northern Goshawk ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~         ~ ~~ ~~
* Red-shouldered Hawk ^ ^ ^ ~ ~~ ~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ^ ^
* Broad-winged Hawk       + ++ ++ ~ ~ ~~ ~    
* Swainson's Hawk       ~+ ++ +~ ~~ ~~ ~ ~ ~  
* Red-tailed Hawk ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
  Rough-legged Hawk ++ ++ ~~               ~~ ~+
  Golden Eagle     ^                  

 FALCONS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* American Kestrel ~~ ~+ += == == == == == == == +~ ~~
  Merlin       ~ ~~     ~~ ~~    
* Peregrine Falcon ~~ ~~ ++ ++ ++ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~
  Prairie Falcon         ^         ^    

 RAILS, GALLINULES & COOTS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Yellow Rail  (no reports)                        
* Virginia Rail       += == ~~ ~~ ~        
* Sora     ~ += == ~~ ~~ == ~~      
  Common Moorhen         ^ ^            
* American Coot ~ ~ ++ =# ## =+ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++
 CRANES J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Sandhill Crane     ^ ^             ^  

 

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