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Checklist of Olmsted County Birds - Plovers to Woodpeckers
      (Abundance Bar Charts)

2 Plovers to Woodpeckers

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)

 PLOVERS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Black-bellied Plover         ~~       ~~      
  American Golden-Plover       ~~ ~~      ~ ~~      
  Semipalmated Plover       += ==   ~~ ~      
  Piping Plover         ^              
* Killdeer     ++ =# ## ## ## ## ## ##  

 AVOCETS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  American Avocet       ~~ ~~ ^          

 SANDPIPERS & ALLIES

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Spotted Sandpiper       + == =+ ++ ++ ++ ++    
  Solitary Sandpiper         ~+   + +~ ~    
  Greater Yellowlegs     ~ += =# +~ ~~ ~+ == +~    
  Willet       ~ ++   ^ ^ ^    
  Lesser Yellowlegs     ~ += =# +~ ~~ ~+ == +~    
  Upland Sandpiper       ^ ~ ^ ^ ^        
  Whimbrel  (one report > 35 yrs ago)                        
  Hudsonian Godwit       ~ +~              
  Marbled Godwit       ~ +~              
  Ruddy Turnstone         ~+              
  Red Knot  (no reports)                        
  Sanderling         ++      ~ ~      
  Semipalmated Sandpiper       ~ ==   ~~ +~ ~    
  Least Sandpiper       ~ ==   ~ ~~ +~ ~    
  White-rumped Sandpiper         ++     ~ +~ ~    
  Baird's Sandpiper       + ==     ~ +~ ~    
  Pectoral Sandpiper       + ==   ~ ~~ ++ ~    
  Dunlin         ++      ~ ~      
  Stilt Sandpiper         ++      ~ ~      
  Buff-breasted Sandpiper         ^     ^^        
  Short-billed Dowitcher       ~ ++   ~ ~~ ~    
  Long-billed Dowitcher       ~ ++   ~ ~~ ~    
  Wilson's Snipe       ++ == ++    ~ ++ +~ ^ ^
  American Woodcock     == == ==              
  Wilson's Phalarope         ~~              
  Red-necked Phalarope     ^         ^^ ^      

 GULLS & TERNS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Bonaparte's Gull         ~ ==     ^ ~ ~    
  Little Gull  (no reports)                        
  Franklin's Gull         ++       ~ ~    
  Ring-billed Gull       ++ == +~ ~ ~ ~~ ~~    
  Herring Gull         ++              
  Thayer's Gull  (no reports)                        
  Iceland Gull  (no reports)                        
  Lesser Black-backed Gull  (no reports)                        
  Glaucous Gull  (no reports)                        
  Great Black-backed Gull  (no reports)                        
  Caspian Tern         ++              
  Black Tern         == +~ ~ ~~ ~ ~    
  Common Tern         ++              
  Forster's Tern         ==     ~ ~    

 JAEGERS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Parasitic Jaeger  (no reports)                        

 PIGEONS & DOVES

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Rock Pigeon ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
  Eurasian Collared-Dove ~~                   ~~ ~~
* Mourning Dove ++ ++ ++ ++ ## ## ## ## #= ++ ++ ++

 CUCKOOS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Yellow-billed Cuckoo         ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~        
* Black-billed Cuckoo         ~+ ++ ++ ++ ~~      

 OWLS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Eastern Screech-Owl ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++
* Great Horned Owl ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
  Snowy Owl ^ ^ ^                 ^
  Northern Hawk Owl  (no reports)                        
* Barred Owl ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
  Great Gray Owl     ^                  
  Long-eared Owl ^ ^ ^               ^ ^
  Short-eared Owl ~ ^               ^ ~ ~~
  Boreal Owl  (no reports)                        
  Northern Saw-whet Owl ~~ ~ ~ ^           ^ ~ ~~

 GOATSUCKERS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Common Nighthawk         += == ++ ++ == +~    
  Eastern Whip-poor-will         ~~              

 SWIFTS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Chimney Swift         += ## ## ## =+ +~    

 HUMMINGBIRDS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Ruby-throated Hummingbird         +# #= == ## ## ~~    

 KINGFISHERS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Belted Kingfisher ~ ~ ~~ += == ## ## ## #= +~ ~ ~

 WOODPECKERS

J F M A M J J A S O N D
* Red-headed Woodpecker  (in decline) ~ ~ ~ ~~ ++ ++ ++ ++ ~~ ~~ ~ ~
* Red-bellied Woodpecker ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
* Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ~ ~   += == ++ ++ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~ ~
* Downy Woodpecker ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
* Hairy Woodpecker ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##
  Am Three-toed Woodpecker (no reports)                        
  Black-backed Woodpecker  (no reports)                        
* Northern Flicker ~ ~ ~~ += ## ## ## ## ## =+ ++ ~~
* Pileated Woodpecker ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++

 

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