Birds of Old Waynesborough

Eastern bluebirdEastern Bluebird

Year-round.  Female: grayer with faint blue wings and tail.


BuffleheadBufflehead

Winter.  Female: small and brown with bright white patch on cheek.


Indigo buntingIndigo Bunting

Summer.  Female: light brown with faint markings.


Northern cardinalNorthern Cardinal

Year-round.  Female: light brown with faint red on wings and crest.


Gray catbirdGray Catbird

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Carolina chickadeeCarolina Chickadee

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Double-crested cormorantDouble-crested Cormorant

Winter.  Female: same as male.


American crowAmerican Crow

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Mourning doveMourning Dove

Year-round.  Female: similar to male but no pink and green neck feathers.


Wood duckWood Duck

Year-round.  Female: picture left.


Bald eagleBald Eagle

Year-round.  Female: same as male, slightly larger.


Northern flickerNorthern Flicker

Year-round.  Female: same as male without black streak behind beak.


American goldfinchAmerican Goldfinch

Year-round.  Female: dull yellow without black forehead.


Common grackleCommon Grackle

Year-round.  Female: similar to male, but duller and smaller.


Blue grosbeakBlue Grosbeak

Year-round.  Female: brown with silver beak.


Red-shouldered hawkRed-shouldered Hawk

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Red-tailed hawkRed-tailed Hawk

Year-round.  Female: same as male, slightly larger.


Great blue heronGreat Blue Heron

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Green heronGreen Heron

Summer.  Female: same as male.


Ruby-throated hummingbirdRuby-throated Hummingbird

Year-round.  Female: same as male but no red throat patch.


Blue jayBlue Jay

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Dark-eyed juncoDark-eyed Junco

Winter.  Female: similar to male but tan-colored.


American kestrelAmerican Kestrel

Year-round.  Female: similar to male with dark tail bands.


KilldeerKilldeer

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Eastern kingbirdEastern Kingbird

Summer.  Female: same as male.


Belted kingfisherBelted Kingfisher

Year-round.  Female: same as male but with brown breast bands.


MallardMallard

Year-round.  Female: brown with orange and black bill.


Purple martinPurple Martin

Summer.  Female: picture left.


Eastern meadowlarkEastern Meadowlark

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Hooded merganserHooded Merganser

Winter.  Female: brown with ragged crest.


Northern mockingbirdNorthern Mockingbird

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


White-breasted nuthatchWhite-breasted Nuthatch

Year-round.  Female: similar to male.


Barred owlBarred Owl

Year-round.  Female: same as male, slightly larger.


American robinAmerican Robin

Year-round.  Female: similar to male but with gray head.


Yellow-bellied sapsuckerYellow-bellied Sapsucker

Winter.  Female: similar to male with white chin.


Loggerhead shrikeLoggerhead Shrike

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Chipping sparrowChipping Sparrow

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


European starlingEuropean Starling

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Barn swallowBarn Swallow

Summer.  Female: same as male, but slightly duller.


Summer tanagerSummer Tanager

Summer.  Female: yellow.


Brown thrasherBrown Thrasher

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Tufted titmouseTufted Titmouse

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


Eastern towheeEastern Towhee

Year-round.  Female: similar to male but brown, not black.


Wild turkeyWild Turkey

Year-round.  Female: thinner than male, usually without a breast beard.


Black vultureBlack Vulture

Year-round.  Female: same as male.
No call. Grunts and hisses but rarely heard.


Pine warblerPine Warbler

Year-round.  Female: similar to male but paler.


Yellow-rumped warblerYellow-rumped Warbler

Winter.  Female: duller than male but same yellow patches.


Cedar waxwingCedar Waxwing

Winter.  Female: same as male.


Downy woodpeckerDowny Woodpecker

Year-round.  Female: same as male but without red mark on head.
Similar to Hairy Woodpecker but smaller (6″).


Hairy woodpeckerHairy Woodpecker

Year-round.  Female: same as male but without red mark on head.
Similar to Downy Woodpecker but larger (9″).


Pileated woodpeckerPileated Woodpecker

Year-round.  Female: same as male but darker head and lacks red mark behind bill.


Red-bellied woodpeckerRed-bellied Woodpecker

Year-round.  Female: same as male but with gray crown.


Carolina wrenCarolina Wren

Year-round.  Female: same as male.


House wrenHouse Wren

Year-round.  Female: same as male.