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Loons, Grebes, Shearwaters, Pelicans, Cormorants
Red-necked grebe, Huntley Meadows Park, 3/13/2015, Seth Honig Horned grebe, Burke Lake, 4/5/2015, Seth Honig Brown Pelican Beth Fedorko 1 Great Wicomico River VA July 2015 Brown Pelican Beth Fedorko 2 Great Wicomico River VA July 2015 Brown Pelican Beth Fedorko 3 Great Wicomico River VA July 2015
Herons, Bitterns, Egrets, Ibises
Great Blue Heron, Elarbi Taouli Roaches Run Sanctuary Arlington Jan 2018
Swans, Geese, Ducks
Wood duck, Ben Brenman Park, Alexandria, 1/27/2015, Seth Honig Harlequin Duck, Ocean City Inlet, MD, 2/1/2018, Seth Honig
Osprey, Kites, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons
Bald Eagles Larry Meade 1 2012 Pohick Bay, VA Swallow Tailed Kite Adult male Peregrine Falcon , Donald M. Sweig, Reston ,Va. March, 2016 Adult, Male Mississippi Kite, Donald M. Sweig Alexandria, Va. May 2017 Black-Vulture-Dorothy-M-Tella.-Great-Falls-Park-VA.-July-2017
Rails, Gallinules, Moorhens, Coots plus Cranes
Virginia Rail, Marsh Trail, Chincoteague NWR, 06/27/2018, Seth Honig
Plovers, Stilts, Avocets, Sandpipers, Dowitchers, Phalaropes
American Oystercatcher, Tom’s Cove, Chincoteague NWR, 6/27/2018, Seth Honig American Avocet, Willcox, AZ, by Larry Meade Black-necked Stilt, Anhuac NWR, TX, by Larry Meade
Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, Skimmers and Alcids
Ring Billed Gull Larry Meade 2 2013 Dyke Marsh, VA Glaucous Gull – Glenn Koppel 6/2009 Oyster, Virginia Ring-billed Gull – Larry Meade 1/12/2006 Lake Cook, Alexandria Laughing Gull Larry Meade 5 2010 Chicoteague Va Kelp Gull – Connie Campanella 1/3/2004 Sandgates, MD
Pigeons and Doves
Eurasian Collared Dove Larry Meade Mourning Dove David Boltz Rock Pigeon Larry Meade
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Sally Knight Sep 2016 Own Backyard, Stafford, VA
Owls, Nighthawks, Whip-poor-wills
Barred Owl Judi Johnson Jun 2006 Montclair, VA Snowy Owl Sharon Lynn Jan 2006 Dulles Airport Barn Owl Moonlit David Boltz Screech Owl Ian Gale Huntley Meadows VA
Swifts, Hummingbirds and Kingfishers
Woodpeckers, Sapsuckers, Flickers
Red Headed Woodpecker Marv Rubin May 1, 2017 Chincoteague, VA Red Headed Woodpecker Marv Rubin May 1, 2017 Chincoteague, VA Pileated WoodPecker Larry Meade Downy woodpecker, Huntley Meadows, 2/5/2015, Seth Honig Red-bellied woodpecker, Great Falls Park, 11/30/2014, Seth Honig
Shrikes, Vireos – Shrikes, Vireos
Northern Shrike Sully Woodlands, Chantilly , VA, 10-31-16, Larry Meade Blue-headed Vireo Silver Lake Park, Prince William County, VA, 9-29-12, Larry Meade
Cliff swallow, Lock 6, C&O Canal, 6/29/2015, Seth Honig Tree Swallow, Meadowood Recreation Area, Mustang Trail, Fairfax, 5/28/15, Seth Honig
Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches and Wrens
Carolina Chickadee Larry Meade 4 2011 Huntley Meadows Park Marsh Wren, Bombay Hook NWR, DE, 5-28-06, Larry Meade Rock Wren, Montezuma Well, AZ, 6-7-17, Larry Meade
Bluebirds, Thrushes, Robins, Catbirds, Mockingbirds, Thrashers
Bluebird Ian Gale Huntley Meadows
Warblers, Parulas, Redstarts, Ovenbirds, Thrushes, Chats, Waxwings
CapeMayWarblerSallyKnight Black-throated Green Warbler, Mantua, Fairfax, Seth Honig Blackburnian Warbler, Mantua, Fairfax, Seth Honig Northern Parula Sally Knight 9 10 2016 Backyard, Stafford, VA Prothonotary Warbler Ian Gale Mar 2016 Huntley Meadows Wilson’s Warbler Dixie Sommers Jan 2013 Huntley Meadows Yellow-throated Warbler Larry Meade April 2005 Possum Point Road American Redstart by Sally Knight on Sep 2016 in her own backyard, Stafford, VA Male Prothonotary Warbler , Donald M. Sweig, C&O Canal, Riley’s Lock, Md Hooded Warbler, Donald M. Sweig Monticello Park, Alexandria , Va. May 2017 Chestnut-sided Warbler: Shenandoah National Park, 25 April 2019, Ron Frost American Redstart: Shenandoah National Park, 25 April 2019, Ron Frost Black and White Warbler: Shenandoah National Park, 29 April 2017, Ron Frost
Tanagers, Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Cowbirds, Buntings
Summer Tanager Dry Tortugas, FL, 4-19-11, Larry Meade Rose-breasted Grosbeak Monticello Park, Alexandria, VA, 5-2-19, Larry Meade
Sparrows, Towhees, Juncos, Longspurs
Eastern towhee (male), Mantua, Fairfax, 4/1/2013, Seth Honig Eastern towhee (female), Mantua, Fairfax, 3/18/2014, Seth Honig Blackbirds, Grackles, Cowbirds, Orioles
Red-winged blackbird, Huntley Meadows Park, 3/13/2015, Seth Honig Red-winged blackbird (female), Meadowlark Gardens, 7/29/2014, Seth Honig BoatTailed Grackle David Boltz Feb 2014 Virginia Beach VA Red Wing Blackbird Ian Gale Mar 2016 Huntley Meadows Prk Baltimore Oriole – Seth Honig 6/2014 Accotink Trail, VA Baltimore Oriole by Sally Knight on Feb 2010 in her own backyard, Stafford, VA Baltimore Oriole Eating berries. Donald M. Sweig, Great Falls National Park, Md. May 2017 Male Baltimore Oriole, Note the juice streaming down the side of the bird. Donald M. Sweig Great Falls National Park, Md. May 2017 Common-Grackle.-Dorothy-M-Tella.-McLean-VA.-September-2017
Gold Finch, Ian Gale May 2017 Huntley Meadows Park Pine Siskin, Seth Honig Nov 2015 Virginia State Arboretum (Blandy Farm). Pine Siskin, Seth Honig Nov 2015 Virginia State Arboretum (Blandy Farm).