Lake Whitney


brochure Lake Whitney - Birds

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

LAKE WHITNEY 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 ___ Canada Goose ___ Blue-winged Teal ___ Northern Shoveler ___ Gadwall ___ American Wigeon ___ Mallard ___ Green-winged Teal ___ Redhead ___ Lesser Scaup Grouse, Quail, and Allies ___ Northern Bobwhite ___ Wild Turkey Grebes ___ Pied-billed Grebe ___ Horned Grebe Pigeons and Doves ___ Rock Pigeon ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Inca Dove ___ White-winged Dove ___ Mourning Dove Cuckoos ___ Greater Roadrunner ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Hummingbirds ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird ___ Black-chinned Hummingbird Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ___ American Coot Shorebirds ___ Killdeer ___ Least Sandpiper ___ Spotted Sandpiper ___ Greater Yellowlegs Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ___ Bonaparte’s Gull ___ Franklin’s Gull ___ Ring-billed Gull ___ Forster’s Tern Loons ___ Common Loon Cormorants and Anhingas ___ Neotropic Cormorant ___ Double-crested Cormorant Pelicans ___ American White Pelican Herons, Ibis, and Allies ___ Great Blue Heron ___ Great Egret ___ Snowy Egret ___ Little Blue Heron ___ Cattle Egret Vultures, Hawks, and Allies ___ Black Vulture ___ Turkey Vulture ___ Osprey ___ Mississippi Kite ___ Northern Harrier ___ Cooper’s Hawk ___ Bald Eagle ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk Owls ___ Eastern Screech-Owl ___ Great Horned Owl Kingfishers ___ Belted Kingfisher Woodpeckers ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker ___ Downy Woodpecker ___ Ladder-backed Woodpecker ___ Northern Flicker Falcons and Caracaras ___ Crested Caracara ___ American Kestrel Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Eastern Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Vireos ___ White-eyed Vireo Shrikes ___ Loggerhead Shrike Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Blue Jay ___ American Crow Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice ___ Carolina Chickadee ___ Tufted Titmouse ___ Black-crested Titmouse Martins and Swallows ___ Purple Martin ___ Barn Swallow ___ Cliff Swallow Kinglets ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Treecreepers ___ Brown Creeper Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Wrens ___ Carolina Wren ___ Bewick’s Wren Starlings and Mynas ___ European Starling Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers ___ Northern Mockingbird Thrushes ___ Eastern Bluebird ___ Hermit Thrush ___ American Robin Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow Wagtails and Pipits ___ American Pipit Finches, Euphonias, and Allies ___ House Finch ___ American Goldfinch New World Sparrows ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Field Sparrow ___ Lark Sparrow ___ Fox Sparrow ___ ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ Harris’s Sparrow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ Savannah Sparrow ___ Song Sparrow ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow ___ Spotted Towhee Blackbirds ___ Eastern Meadowlark ___ Orchard Oriole ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Common Grackle ___ Great-tailed Grackle Wood-Warblers ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Nashville Warbler ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Pine Warbler ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ Summer Tanager ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Painted Bunting ___ Dickcissel © 2021 TPWD PWD CD P4503-0019T (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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