Fort Parker


brochure Fort Parker - Birds

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

FORT PARKER 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 ___ Wood Duck ___ Blue-winged Teal Pelicans ___ American White Pelican Herons, Ibis, and Allies ___ Northern Shoveler ___ Great Blue Heron ___ Gadwall ___ Great Egret ___ American Wigeon ___ Snowy Egret ___ Mallard ___ Cattle Egret ___ Green-winged Teal ___ Green Heron ___ Ring-necked Duck Vultures, Hawks, and Allies ___ Lesser Scaup ___ Black Vulture ___ Ruddy Duck ___ Turkey Vulture Grebes ___ Pied-billed Grebe Pigeons and Doves ___ Mourning Dove Cuckoos ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Hummingbirds ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ___ American Coot Shorebirds ___ Cooper’s Hawk ___ Bald Eagle ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk Owls ___ Great Horned Owl ___ Barred Owl Kingfshers ___ Belted Kingfsher Woodpeckers ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ___ Killdeer ___ Red-headed Woodpecker ___ Spotted Sandpiper ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ___ Downy Woodpecker ___ Bonaparte’s Gull ___ Ladder-backed Woodpecker ___ Ring-billed Gull ___ Pileated Woodpecker ___ Forster’s Tern ___ Northern Flicker Cormorants and Anhingas Falcons and Caracaras ___ Neotropic Cormorant ___ Crested Caracara ___ Double-crested Cormorant ___ American Kestrel Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Great Crested Flycatcher ___ Western Kingbird ___ Eastern Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Vireos ___ Hermit Thrush ___ American Robin Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow Finches, Euphonias, and Allies ___ Pine Siskin ___ American Goldfnch ___ White-eyed Vireo ___ Blue-headed Vireo ___ Red-eyed Vireo Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Blue Jay ___ American Crow Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice ___ Carolina Chickadee ___ Tufed Titmouse Martins and Swallows ___ Purple Martin ___ Barn Swallow ___ Clif Swallow Kinglets New World Sparrows ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Field Sparrow ___ Lark Sparrow ___ Dark-eyed Junco ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Savannah Sparrow ___ Song Sparrow ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow ___ Swamp Sparrow ___ Spotted Towhee Blackbirds ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Wrens ___ Common Grackle ___ Great-tailed Grackle Wood-Warblers ___ Black-and-white Warbler ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Marsh Wren ___ Carolina Wren ___ Bewick’s Wren Starlings and Mynas ___ European Starling Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers ___ Northern Mockingbird ___ Nashville Warbler ___ Common Yellowthroat ___ Northern Parula ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Pine Warbler ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ Summer Tanager Thrushes ___ Eastern Bluebird ___ Swainson’s Thrush ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Painted Bunting © 2021 TPWD PWD CD P4503-0034K (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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