Birds of Caddo Lake

Field Checklist with Photo Gallery

Page 6 of 8:  Wrens, Swallows, Kinglets through Finches, Crossbills


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

Sedge Wren

.

.

O

O

M

Sedge Wren by Louis Agassiz Fuertes.  Sedge Wren, Photo Copyright  Berlin Heck.

Marsh Wren

R

.

.

O

M

Marsh Wren, Photo Copyright  Carnegie Museum of Natural History.  Marsh Wren, Photo Copyright  Eric Isley.

Bewick's Wren

R

.

R

R

M

Bewick's Wren, Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

Carolina Wren

C

C

C

C

P

Carolina Wren, Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.

Winter Wren

.

.

U

U

M

Winter Wren, Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.  Winter Wren, Photo Copyright  Tom Walker.

House Wren

.

.

O

U

M

House Wren, Photo Copyright  O.S.Pettingill.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

U

C

U

R/I

M

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (female), Photo Copyright  Eric Isley.  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (male), Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

Tree Swallow

R/T

.

. .

M

Tree Swallow, photo by B.K.Schmidt for Smithsonian.  Tree Swallow, photo by Marcus Martin.

Purple Martin

U

U

.

.

M

Purple Martin (male, female), Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

U/T

.

U/T

.

M

Northern Rough-winged Swallow by Louis Agassiz Fuertes.

Bank Swallow

.

.

R/T

.

M

Bank Swallow by Louis Agassiz Fuertes.

Barn Swallow

U

C

U

.

M

Barn Swallow nestlings, Photo Copyright  Eddie Ray.  Barn Swallow (adult), Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.

Cliff Swallow

R/T

.

. .

M

Cliff Swallow, Photo Copyright  Dr Brad Bergstrom.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

U

.

U

C

M

Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

Golden-crowned Kinglet

O

.

U

U

M

Golden-crowned Kinglet, Photo Copyright  Tom Walker.  Golden-crowned Kinglet, Photo Copyright  Ron Munden.

Carolina Chickadee

C

C

C

C

P

Carolina Chickadee, Photo Copyright  Ron Munden.

Tufted Titmouse

C

C

C

C

P

Tufted Titmouse, Photo Copyright  Ron Munden.

House Sparrow

U

U

U

U

P

House Sparrow (male), Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.  House Sparrow (female), Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.

American Pipit

.

.

R

R

M

American Pipit, Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.  American Pipit, Photo Copyright  Jeff Trahan.

Pine Siskin

.

. .

R/I

M

Pine Siskin, Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.  Pine Siskin, Photo Copyright  Dorothy Metzler.

American Goldfinch

U

.

U

C

M

American Goldfinch (winter), Photo Copyright  Bill Schmoker.  American Goldfinch (breeding male), Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.

Purple Finch

R/I

.

.

R/I

M

Purple Finch (male), Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler.  Purple Finch (female); photo: Jim Ingold.

House Finch

R

.

R

R

P/M

House Finch (female), Photo Copyright  Bob Metzler. House Finch (male), Photo Copyright  Bill Schmoker. House Finch (male), Photo: Jim Ingold.

Red Crossbill

.

. .

R/I

M

Red Crossbill (male), Photo Copyright  Marcus Martin.  Red Crossbill (female), 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, 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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