Cooper Lake


brochure Cooper Lake - Birds

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

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COOPER LAKE SP BIRD CHECKLIST This checklist is a list of common and specialty birds seen in the park. Staf 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 Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ___ Snow Goose ___ Bonaparte’s Gull ___ Ross’s Goose ___ Franklin’s Gull ___ Canada Goose ___ Ring-billed Gull ___ Wood Duck ___ Herring Gull ___ Blue-winged Teal ___ Least Tern ___ Northern Shoveler ___ Caspian Tern ___ Gadwall ___ Black Tern ___ Mallard ___ Forster’s Tern ___ Northern Pintail Cormorants and Anhingas ___ Green-winged Teal ___ Neotropic Cormorant ___ Redhead ___ Double-crested Cormorant ___ Lesser Scaup ___ Bufehead ___ Ruddy Duck Grebes Pelicans ___ American White Pelican Herons, Ibis, and Allies ___ Great Blue Heron ___ Pied-billed Grebe ___ Great Egret ___ Horned Grebe ___ Snowy Egret Pigeons and Doves Vultures, Hawks, and Allies ___ Rock Pigeon ___ Black Vulture ___ Inca Dove ___ Turkey Vulture ___ Mourning Dove ___ Osprey Cuckoos ___ Northern Harrier ___ Greater Roadrunner ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo ___ Cooper’s Hawk Swifs ___ Chimney Swif Hummingbirds ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ___ American Coot Shorebirds ___ American Avocet ___ Killdeer ___ Bald Eagle ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk Owls ___ Great Horned Owl ___ Barred Owl Kingfshers ___ Belted Kingfsher Woodpeckers ___ Least Sandpiper ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ___ Spotted Sandpiper ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker ___ Greater Yellowlegs ___ Downy Woodpecker ___ Lesser Yellowlegs ___ Hairy Woodpecker ___ Pileated Woodpecker ___ Northern Flicker Falcons and Caracaras ___ American Kestrel Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Great Crested Flycatcher ___ Eastern Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Vireos Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow Wagtails and Pipits ___ American Pipit Finches, Euphonias, and Allies ___ American Goldfnch New World Sparrows ___ White-eyed Vireo ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Red-eyed Vireo ___ Field Sparrow Shrikes ___ Fox Sparrow ___ Loggerhead Shrike Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Dark-eyed Junco ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ Blue Jay ___ Harris’s Sparrow ___ American Crow ___ White-throated Sparrow Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice ___ Savannah Sparrow ___ Carolina Chickadee ___ Song Sparrow ___ Tufed Titmouse ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow Martins and Swallows ___ Purple Martin ___ Eastern Towhee Blackbirds ___ Tree Swallow ___ Eastern Meadowlark ___ Barn Swallow ___ Orchard Oriole ___ Clif Swallow ___ Baltimore Oriole Kinglets ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet ___ Common Grackle Nuthatches ___ White-breasted Nuthatch Treecreepers ___ Brown Creeper Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Wrens ___ Great-tailed Grackle Wood-Warblers ___ Black-and-white Warbler ___ Prothonotary Warbler ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Pine Warbler ___ House Wren ___ Carolina Wren Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers ___ Brown Thrasher ___ Northern Mockingbird Thrushes ___ Eastern Bluebird ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ Summer Tanager ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Indigo Bunting ___ Painted Bunting ___ Dickcissel ___ Hermit Thrush ___ American Robin © 2021 TPWD PWD CD P4508-0154K (5/21) 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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