Farm Bird Lists – 2020

1/27/2020  Northern Shrike

 

4/24/2020  Barred Owl

6-28 to 7-4-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Belted Kingfisher
Black-billed Cuckoo
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Orchard Oriole
Ovenbird
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
Veery
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Willow Flycatcher
Wood Thrush
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow Warbler

 

6-21 to 6-27-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Cedar Waxwing
Chimney Swift
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Great Crested Flycatcher
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
Veery
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Willow Flycatcher
Wood Thrush
Yellow-throated Vireo
Yellow Warbler

 

6-14 to 6-20-2020
Alder Flycatcher
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Barred Owl
Black-billed Cuckoo
Blue Jay
Blue-Winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Great Blue Heron
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Ovenbird
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
Veery
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Willow Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-throated Vireo
Yellow Warbler

 

6-7 to 6-13-2020
Alder Flycatcher
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Black-billed Cuckoo
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Canada Goose
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Ovenbird
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Scarlet Tanager
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
Veery
White-breasted Nuthatch
Willow Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow Warbler

 

5-31 to 6-6-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Black-billed Cuckoo
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Canada Goose
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Ovenbird
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruffed Grouse
Sandhill Crane
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Willow Flycatcher
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Yellow Warbler

5/5 first of season Giant Swallowtail butterfly

 

5-24 to 5-30-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Barred Owl
Black-billed Cuckoo
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Canada Goose
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-pewee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Ovenbird
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruffed Grouse
Scarlet Tanager
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
Veery
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Willow Flycatcher
Wood Thrush
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow Warbler

5/24 first of season Yellow-billed Cuckoo
5/24 first of season Black-billed Cuckoo
5/25 first of season Eastern Kingbird (2 hunting in the wetland)
5/26 first of season Monarch

 

5-17 to 5-23-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Redstart
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Brown Thrasher
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Orchard Oriole
Ovenbird
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruffed Grouse
Sandhill Crane
Scarlet Tanager
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
Veery
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Willow Flycatcher
Wilson’s Snipe
Wood Duck
Wood Thrush
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow Warbler

5/19 first of season Scarlet Tanager
5/20 first of season American Redstart
5/21 first of season Willow Flycatcher
5/21 Sandhill Cranes in Pine Point Prairie
5/23 first of season Veery

 

5-10 to 5-16-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Grackle
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Field Sparrow
Gray Catbird
Hairy Woodpecker
House Wren
Indigo Bunting
Least Flycatcher
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Orchard Oriole
Ovenbird
Palm Warbler
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruffed Grouse
Song Sparrow
Tennessee Warbler
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Wild Turkey
Wood Thrush
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow Warbler

5/11 first of season Least Flycatcher
5/12 first of season Wood Thrush
5/13 first of season Indigo Bunting
5/13 first of season Orchard Oriole
5/14 first of season Yellow Warbler
5/14 first ever Common Grackle

 

5-3 to 5-9-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Barred Owl
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Blue-winged Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Field Sparrow
Hairy Woodpecker
House Finch
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Palm Warbler
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruffed Grouse
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Wild Turkey
Wilson’s Snipe
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

5/3 first of season House Finch
5/3 first of season Clay-colored Sparrow
5/3 first of season Swamp Sparrow
5/5 first of season Eastern Whip-poor-will
5/6 first of season Blue-winged Warbler
5/8 first of season White-crowned Sparrow
5/8 first of season Ruby-throated Hummingbird
5/9 first of season Common Yellowthroat

 

4-26 to 5-2-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Barred Owl
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Brown-headed Cowbird
Chipping Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Field Sparrow
Hairy Woodpecker
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Palm Warbler
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruffed Grouse
Sandhill Crane
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
White-throated Sparrow
Wild Turkey
Wood Duck
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-rumped Warbler

4/27 first of season Barn Swallow
4/27 first of season Baltimore Oriole
5/2 first of season Palm Warbler

 

4-19 to 4-25-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Brown-headed Cowbird
Brown Thrasher
Carolina Wren
Chipping Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Field Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Hairy Woodpecker
Hermit Thrush
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rough-winged Swallow
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruffed Grouse
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
White-throated Sparrow
Wild Turkey
Wilson’s Snipe
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-rumped Warbler

4/19 first of season Rough-winged Swallow
4/20 first of season Golden-crowned Kinglet
4/23 first of season White-throated Sparrow
4/24 first of season Chipping Sparrow
4/24 first of season Rose-breasted Grosbeak
4/24 first of season Brown Thrasher
Carolina Wren 4/24

 

4-12 to 4-18-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Brown-headed Cowbird
Carolina Wren
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Field Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Hairy Woodpecker
Hermit Thrush
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruffed Grouse
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Wilson’s Snipe
Wood Duck

4/18 first of season Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Carolina Wren 4/18

 

4-5 to 4-11-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Robin
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Brown-headed Cowbird
Carolina Wren
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
Field Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Hairy Woodpecker
Hermit Thrush
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruffed Grouse
Rusty Blackbird
Sandhill Crane
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Wilson’s Snipe
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-rumped Warbler

4/6 first of season Field Sparrow
4/8 first of season Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
4/11 first Rusty Blackbird in many years – low in the bushes above the pools next to the old driveway

 

3-29 to 4-4-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Tree Sparrow
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Brown-headed Cowbird
Carolina Wren
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Phoebe
Fox Sparrow
Hairy Woodpecker
Hermit Thrush
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Northern Shrike
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruffed Grouse
Sandhill Crane
Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Wilson’s Snipe
Yellow-rumped Warbler

3/30 first of season Wood Frogs in the Frog Pond and Torks’ Pond
3/31 Carolina Wren heard from Knife Edge Point
4/2 first of season Wilson’s Snipe
4/2 first of season Eastern Phoebe
4/3 first of season Eastern Towhee
4/4 first of season Brown-headed Cowbird
4/4 first of season Fox Sparrow
4/4 first of season Northern Flicker
4/4 first of season Hermit Thrush
4/4 first of season Yellow-rumped Warbler

 

3-22 to 3-28-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Tree Sparrow
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Canada Goose
Carolina Wren
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruffed Grouse
Sandhill Crane
Song Sparrow
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Turkey Vulture
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey
Wood Duck

3/24 first of season Turkey Vulture
3/24 first of season Infant Moths (my sighting; Erik saw them a few days ago on Pine Point)
3/27 flock of what I’m pretty sure were Trumpeter Swans – flying over
First of season Carolina Wren heard calling from the Knife Edge Point – can’t remember the exact day

 

3-15 to 3-21-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Canada Goose
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruffed Grouse
Sandhill Crane
Song Sparrow
Tundra Swan
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey

3/15 first of season Sandhill Cranes (heard Sandhill Cranes south of Mondovi a few days ago, but these are the first we’ve heard here)
3/16 first of season Song Sparrow
3/18 first of season American Woodcock
3/18 Northern Shrike in wetland
3/21 Northern Shrike hunting in Buffalo Ridge Prairie
3/21 Tundra Swans flying over the house at night
3/21 Erik saw an Infant Moth while he was working on Pine Point – I haven’t seen one yet

 

3-8 to 3-14-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Canada Goose
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Purple Finch
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruffed Grouse
White-breasted Nuthatch

3/8 first of season Red-winged Blackbird
3/14 first of season Purple Finch

 

3-1 to 3-7-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

3/3 older but immature Golden Eagle circling over the house; light stripe on forward wing edge, wings held at dihedral, flew in small circles

 

2-23 to 2-29-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

2/23 first of season Eastern Bluebird – sitting on a nest box
2/23 flock of American Robins in the woods above the garage
2/24 first of season moths – 2 small ones on the outside of my study windows; 30F outside temperature
2/25 American Kestrel – we think – flying west and then south over the wetland; light speckled underside, pointed wings, dark band on edge of tail, fast flight – no gliding

 

2-16 to 2-22-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

2/17 first of season spring Cardinal song

 

2-9 to 2-15-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Red-bellied Woodpecker
White-breasted Nuthatch

2/9 first Dark-eyed Junco in at least a week

 

2-2 to 2-8-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

 

1-26 to 2-1-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/27 Northern Shrike in wetland
1/31 immature Golden Eagle circling over Western Valley

 

1-19 to 1-25-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Purple Finch
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/19 one American Robin on the tree outside my window
1/19 Northern Shrike – one by the garage carrying prey, and an hour or so later, one outside my window – same bird?
1/20 juvenile Golden Eagle flew from tree on Sumac Prairie over Maple Ridge

 

1-12 to 1-18-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Purple Finch
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/17 juvenile Golden Eagle circling over the house, along with 2 Red-tailed Hawks

 

1-5 to 1-11-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/5 Adult Golden Eagle over Sumac Ridge
1/10 Northern Shrike in wetland