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Birds at Maplewood State Park (SP) in Minnesota. Published by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR).

Birds of Maplewood State Park ❏ Red-eyed Vireo ❏ Blue Jay ❏ American Crow ❏ Horned Lark ❏ Purple Martin ❏ Tree Swallow ❏ Northern Rough-winged Swallow ❏ Bank Swallow ❏ Cliff Swallow ❏ Barn Swallow ❏ Black-capped Chickadee ❏ White-breasted Nuthatch ❏ House Wren ❏ Sedge Wren ❏ Marsh Wren ❏ Golden-crowned Kinglet ❏ Ruby-crowned Kinglet ❏ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher ❏ Eastern Bluebird ❏ Veery ❏ Gray-cheeked Thrush ❏ Swainson’s Thrush ❏ Hermit Thrush ❏ American Robin ❏ Gray Catbird ❏ Brown Thrasher ❏ European Starling ❏ Cedar Waxwing ❏ Blue-winged Warbler ❏ Golden-winged Warbler ❏ Tennessee Warbler ❏ Orange-crowned Warbler ❏ Nashville Warbler ❏ Northern Parula ❏ Yellow Warbler ❏ Chestnut-sided Warbler ❏ Magnolia Warbler ❏ Cape May Warbler ❏ Yellow-rumped Warbler ❏ Black-throated Green Warbler ❏ Blackburnian Warbler ❏ Palm Warbler ❏ Blackpoll Warbler ❏ Cerulean Warbler Sp Su Fa Wi C C C U U C U U U C C C C U U C C U C U U U U C C U U C O U C C C O C C U O C U U C U O C C C U U C U U U C C C C U U U C U C C U U C O U C C O C C C U U C U U U C C C C U U C C U C U U U C C U U C U C C C O C C U O C U U C U C C O C C O U U Birds of Maplewood State Park ❏ Black-and-white Warbler ❏ American Redstart ❏ Ovenbird ❏ Northern Waterthrush ❏ Mourning Warbler ❏ Common Yellowthroat ❏ Wilson’s Warbler ❏ Canada Warbler ❏ Scarlet Tanager ❏ American Tree Sparrow ❏ Chipping Sparrow ❏ Clay-colored Sparrow ❏ Field Sparrow ❏ Vesper Sparrow ❏ Savannah Sparrow ❏ Grasshopper Sparrow ❏ Le Conte’s Sparrow ❏ Song Sparrow ❏ Lincoln’s Sparrow ❏ Swamp Sparrow ❏ White-throated Sparrow ❏ Harris’s Sparrow ❏ White-crowned Sparrow ❏ Dark-eyed Junco ❏ Snow Bunting ❏ Rose-breasted Grosbeak ❏ Indigo Bunting ❏ Bobolink ❏ Red-winged Blackbird ❏ Yellow-headed Blackbird ❏ Rusty Blackbird ❏ Brewer’s Blackbird ❏ Common Grackle ❏ Brown-headed Cowbird ❏ Orchard Oriole ❏ Baltimore Oriole ❏ Purple Finch ❏ House Finch ❏ Pine Siskin ❏ American Goldfinch ❏ House Sparrow April 2006 Sp Su Fa Wi C C C U U C U U U C C C U U U U O C U C C C U C C C C C O U O C C O C U U O C U C C C U C C U U U U C C C C C C O C C O C C U C C C U U C U U U C C C U U U U U C U C C C U C O C C C C O U O C U C U U U C U MAPLEWOOD STATE PARK ✓ BIRD Checklist C U O Date:__________________________________________ Weather:_______________________________________ ________________________________________________ Observers:_____________________________________ ________________________________________________ Notes:__________________________________________ ________________________________________________ U U O C U ________________________________________________ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks & Recreation DNR Web Site: Birding Opportunities at Maplewood State Park Maplewood State Park contains rolling, wooded hills, lakes, marshes and grasslands. The wide range of habitat provides for an excellent diversity of birdlife. The Hallaway Hill Trail and Overlook provide a panoramic view of the park and an excellent place to observe birds. Water­ fowl, gulls and terns congregate on the lakes in the spring and fall. Common loons are found in good numbers on the larger lakes. Of special interest is the presence of red-shouldered hawks in the woodlands. Twenty-five species of neotropical migrant warblers have been re­ corded in the park and in August 2005, a Williamsons sapsucker was recorded near the Lake Lida campground. Season and Abundance Key The seasons in the checklist are defined as follows: Sp (Spring) = March, April, May Su (Summer) = June, July Fa (Fall) = August, September, October, November Wi (Winter) = December, January, February Abundance codes are defined as follows: C = Common — present, relatively easy to find U = Uncommon — observed, may be difficult to find O = Occasional — may or may not be present in any year R = Rare — has occurred at least once, may or may not be expected to recur The names and taxonomic arrangement of species follows that of the Checklist of the Birds of Minnesota (January, 2001), prepared by the Minnesota Ornithological Records Committee. This checklist contains the names of all birds that have been documented in the park by reliable observers. It was constructed by Robert B. Janssen, Jerry Bonkoski, and the MN DNR-Division of Parks & Recreation using observations of the above, park staff and other observers, as well as Minnesota Ornithologist’s Union records and data contained in research reports. If you are interested in the specific sources used for a particular park, contact the Parks Division Resource Management Program Coordinator by telephone at 651-259-5594 or by mail at MN DNR-Parks, 500 Lafayette Road, Box 39, St. Paul, MN 55155-4039. “Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from programs of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is available to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual orientation, membership or activity in a local commission, or disability. Discrimination inquires should be sent to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155-4031; or the Equal Opportunity Office, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.” This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651-297-1158. Copyright 2002, State of Minnesota, Department of Natural Resources. Birds of Maplewood State Park ❏ Canada Goose ❏ Trumpeter Swan ❏ Tundra Swan ❏ Wood Duck ❏ Gadwall ❏ American Wigeon ❏ Mallard ❏ Blue-winged Teal ❏ Northern Shoveler ❏ Green-winged Teal ❏ Ring-necked Duck ❏ Lesser Scaup ❏ White-winged Scoter ❏ Bufflehead ❏ Common Goldeneye ❏ Hooded Merganser ❏ Common Merganser ❏ Ring-necked Pheasant ❏ Ruffed Grouse ❏ Wild Turkey ❏ Common Loon ❏ Pied-billed Grebe ❏ Red-necked Grebe ❏ American White Pelican ❏ Double-crested Cormorant ❏ Great Blue Heron ❏ Great Egret ❏ Green Heron ❏ Black-crowned Night-Heron ❏ Turkey Vulture ❏ Osprey ❏ Bald Eagle ❏ Northern Harrier ❏ Sharp-shinned Hawk ❏ Cooper’s Hawk ❏ Northern Goshawk ❏ Red-shouldered Hawk ❏ Broad-winged Hawk ❏ Red-tailed Hawk ❏ Golden Eagle ❏ American Kestrel ❏ Peregrine Falcon ❏ Virginia Rail ❏ Sora ❏ American Coot Sp Su Fa Wi C O U C U U C C U U C C C C C U U C U U C O U C C O U O C U U U U U C C C C C U C U U C U C C O U C U U U U U U C U U C C O U U U C U U U C O U C U U C C U U C C O C C C U U C U U C O U C C O U O C U U U U U O U U C O C O U U U U C U O U U Birds of Maplewood State Park ❏ Sandhill Crane ❏ Killdeer ❏ Lesser Yellowlegs ❏ Solitary Sandpiper ❏ Common Snipe ❏ Franklin’s Gull ❏ Bonaparte’s Gull ❏ Ring-billed Gull ❏ Herring Gull ❏ Caspian Tern ❏ Common Tern ❏ Forster’s Tern ❏ Black Tern ❏ Rock Pigeon ❏ Mourning Dove ❏ Black-billed Cuckoo ❏ Yellow-billed Cuckoo ❏ Eastern Screech-Owl ❏ Great Horned Owl ❏ Barred Owl ❏ Common Nighthawk ❏ Chimney Swift ❏ Ruby-throated Hummingbird ❏ Belted Kingfisher ❏ Red-headed Woodpecker ❏ Red-bellied Woodpecker ❏ Williamson’s Sapsucker ❏ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ❏ Downy Woodpecker ❏ Hairy Woodpecker ❏ Northern Flicker ❏ Pileated Woodpecker ❏ Olive-sided Flycatcher ❏ Eastern Wood-Pewee ❏ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher ❏ Alder Flycatcher ❏ Least Flycatcher ❏ Eastern Phoebe ❏ Great Crested Flycatcher ❏ Eastern Kingbird ❏ Northern Shrike ❏ Yellow-throated Vireo ❏ Blue-headed Vireo ❏ Warbling Vireo ❏ Philadelphia Vireo Sp Su Fa Wi O C O O U U U C U U U C U U C U U O U U U C C C U C U C C C C U C O O C C C C U U C U C O C U U C U U O U U U C C C U C U C C C C C C C C C U C O C O O U C U C U U U C U U C U U O U U U C C C U C R U C C C C U C O O C C C C O U U C U U O U U C C C O C O

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