brochure Blanco - Birds

Birds at Blanco State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

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BLANCO SP BIRD CHECKLIST This checklist is a list of common and specialty birds seen in the park. Staff and volunteers have used previous checklists as well as eBird data to compile these lists. This list should not be used as a comprehensive list of birds seen in this park. Please help us protect the natural avian communities by refraining from using playback tapes of bird songs. Thank you for your cooperation. Waterfowl ___ Black-bellied Whistling-Duck ___ Greater White-fronted Goose ___ Mallard ___ Redhead ___ Ring-necked Duck Grouse, Quail, and Allies ___ Wild Turkey Grebes ___ Pied-billed Grebe Pigeons and Doves ___ Rock Pigeon ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Inca Dove ___ Common Ground-Dove ___ White-winged Dove ___ Mourning Dove Cuckoos ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Swifts ___ Chimney Swift Hummingbirds ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird ___ Black-chinned Hummingbird Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ___ American Coot Shorebirds ___ Killdeer ___ Spotted Sandpiper Cormorants and Anhingas ___ Double-crested Cormorant Herons, Ibis, and Allies ___ Great Blue Heron ___ Great Egret ___ Snowy Egret ___ Cattle Egret ___ Green Heron ___ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Vultures, Hawks, and Allies ___ Black Vulture ___ Turkey Vulture ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ Cooper’s Hawk ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk Owls ___ Eastern Screech-Owl Kingfishers ___ Belted Kingfisher ___ Green Kingfisher Woodpeckers ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ___ Golden-fronted Woodpecker ___ Downy Woodpecker ___ Ladder-backed Woodpecker ___ Northern Flicker Falcons and Caracaras ___ Crested Caracara ___ American Kestrel Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee ___ Acadian Flycatcher ___ Least Flycatcher ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Ash-throated Flycatcher ___ Great Crested Flycatcher ___ Western Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Vireos ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ White-eyed Vireo Yellow-throated Vireo Blue-headed Vireo Warbling Vireo Red-eyed Vireo Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Blue Jay ___ Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay ___ American Crow ___ Common Raven Martins and Swallows ___ Purple Martin ___ Barn Swallow ___ Cliff Swallow ___ Cave Swallow Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice ___ Carolina Chickadee ___ Black-crested Titmouse Nuthatches ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch Treecreepers ___ Brown Creeper Wrens ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Canyon Wren House Wren Winter Wren Carolina Wren Bewick’s Wren Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Kinglets ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Thrushes ___ Eastern Bluebird ___ Hermit Thrush ___ American Robin Thrashers ___ Long-billed Thrasher ___ Northern Mockingbird Starlings and Mynas ___ European Starling Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow Finches and Allies ___ House Finch ___ Pine Siskin ___ Lesser Goldfinch ___ American Goldfinch New World Sparrows ___ Grasshopper Sparrow ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Clay-colored Sparrow ___ Field Sparrow ___ Lark Sparrow ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ Harris’s Sparrow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ Savannah Sparrow ___ Song Sparrow ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow ___ Rufous-crowned Sparrow ___ Spotted Towhee Yellow-breasted Chat ___ Yellow-breasted Chat Blackbirds ___ Orchard Oriole ___ Baltimore Oriole ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Bronzed Cowbird ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Common Grackle ___ Great-tailed Grackle Wood-Warblers ___ Black-and-white Warbler ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Nashville Warbler ___ Mourning Warbler ___ Common Yellowthroat ___ American Redstart ___ Northern Parula ___ Magnolia Warbler ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler ___ Pine Warbler ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler ___ Yellow-throated Warbler ___ Wilson’s Warbler Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ Summer Tanager ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Indigo Bunting ___ Painted Bunting ___ Dickcissel © 2019 TPWD PWD CD P4507-0012K (5/19) Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TTY) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989 or by email at If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744, or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041.

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